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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: December 27, 2018-January 2, 2019

HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: October 4-10, 2018

Once every week the Historic Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog which might be newly free, discounted, or revealed. If you want to be sure to get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our weblog.

 

New Reductions:

 

Moriarty Meets His Match by Anna Citadel

Professor James Moriarty has however one want left in his shattered life: to stop the man who ruined him from harming anybody else. Then he meets amber-eyed Angelina Gould and his world turns the wrong way up.

At an exhibition of latest innovations, an exploding steam engine kills a man. When Moriarty tries to figure out what happened, he comes up towards Sherlock Holmes, sent to research by Moriarty’s previous enemy. Holmes collects evidence that points at Moriarty, who realizes he should either clear up the crime or swing it for it himself. He quickly uncovers hassle among the many board members of the engine company and its unscrupulous promoter. Moriarty tries to untangle those relationships, however in all places he turns, he meets the alluring Angelina. She’s enjoying some recreation, however what’s her objective? And whose aspect is she on?

Between them, Holmes and Angelina push Moriarty to his limits — and past. He’ll should lose himself to save lots of his life and win the lady he loves.

Free on Kindle 12/24-28

 

Moriarty Takes His Drugs by Anna Citadel

Professor & Mrs. Moriarty deal with a case too ticklish for Sherlock Holmes to handle on his personal…
James and Angelina Moriarty are settling into their new marriage and their trendy new residence — or making an attempt to. But James has too little to occupy his thoughts and Angelina has too many secrets and techniques urgent on her coronary heart. They worry they’ll never study to stay collectively. Then Sherlock Holmes comes to call with a difficult case. He suspects a outstanding Harley Road specialist of committing murders for rent, sending sufferers residence from his personal hospital with lethal doses or deadly circumstances. Holmes intends to research, however the doctor’s clientele is solely female. He wants Angelina’s help.

While Moriarty, Holmes, and Watson discover the alarming number of ways a physician can homicide his patients with impunity, Angelina enters into remedy with their main suspect, posing as a nervous lady who fears her husband needs to be rid of her. Then a hasty conclusion and an ill-considered word drive James and Angelina aside, sending her deep into danger. Now they need to find the braveness to belief one another as they race the clock to win justice for the murdered ladies before they turn out to be victims themselves.

$.99 on Kindle 12/26-1/01/2019

 

Moriarty Brings Down the Home by Anna Fort

An previous pal brings a wierd drawback to Professor and Mrs. Moriarty: both his theater is being haunted by an indignant ghost or somebody is making an attempt to drive him into chapter 11. That might shut down his Christmas pantomime before it opens, throwing 2 hundred individuals out of work. The Moriartys can’t let that happen! Apart from, Angelina is longing to play the lead in a West Finish present and James needs a much bigger problem than yet one more high-stakes recreation of whist.

But the day they move into the theater, the stage supervisor dies. It wasn’t an accident; it additionally was most undoubtedly not a ghost. While Angelina works backstage turning up secrets and techniques and previous grudges, James follows the money in the hunt for a motive. The pranks grow deadlier and extra frequent. Then someone sets Sherlock Holmes on the trail, making an attempt to catch our sleuths crossing the line into crime. How far will Moriarty need to go to maintain the show afloat? And will they all make it to opening night time in one piece?

.99 cents on Kindle 12/29-1/05/2019

 

Uneasy Lies the Crown by N. Gemini Sasson

For hundreds of years, the bards have sung of King Arthur’s return, but is this reluctant warrior prince the answer to these prophecies?

In the yr 1399, Welsh nobleman Owain Glyndwr is living out a peaceful gentleman’s life within the Dee Valley of Wales together with his wife Margaret and their eleven youngsters. However when Henry of Bolingbroke, the Duke of Lancaster, usurps the throne of England from his cousin Richard II, that tranquility is perpetually shattered. What starts as a feud with a neighboring English lord over a strip of land evolves into something larger—a battle for the very independence of Wales.

Main his crude army of Welshmen towards armor-clad columns of English, Owain wins key victories over his enemies. After a harrowing encounter on the misty slopes of Cadair Idris, the English knight Harry Hotspur provides Owain a pact he can’t resist.

Peace, nevertheless, comes with a worth. As tragedies mount, Owain questions whether or not he can discover the power inside himself not solely to challenge probably the most highly effective monarch of his time, but to satisfy the prophecies and lead his individuals to freedom with out destroying these round him.

$1.99 in all major ebookstores by way of 12/27

 

New Publications:

 

Priestess of Ishana by Judith Starkston

A curse, a conspiracy and the clash of kingdoms. A defiant priestess confronts her foes, armed only with ingenuity and forbidden magic.

“Priestess of Ishana evokes everything I love about historically-inspired fantasy with a strong and savvy heroine, a compassionate hero, and a world both blessed and cursed by the oversight of gods. Mystery, romance, action: this has it all.” –Beth Catowriter of The Clockwork Dagger and Breath of Earth

A malignant curse from the Underworld threatens Tesha’s metropolis with fiery devastation. The young priestess of Ishana, goddess of love and conflict, should overcome this demonic darkness. Charred remains of an enemy of the Hitolian Empire reveal both treason and evil magic. Into this disaster, King Hattu, the youthful brother of the Great King, arrives to make offerings to the goddess Ishana, however he conceals his true mission within the metropolis. As a connection sparks between King Hattu and Tesha, the Grand Votary accuses Hattu of murderous sorcery and jails him beneath penalty of demise. Isolated in jail, Hattu’s only hope lies in Tesha to uncover the conspiracy towards him. Unfortunately, the Grand Votary is Tesha’s father, a rash, unyielding man, and now her worst enemy. To assist Hattu, she should danger destroying her own father.

Step into this exotic world of historical fantasy, with its richly imagined particulars of the Bronze Age, evocative of the Close to East. In a whirlpool of magic, politics, family crisis and love, Tesha pursues justice over the dark forces arrayed towards her.

Now Out there on Kindle, Nook, Kobo at low cost worth of 2.99 until 12/14  

 

Costumed Foolery by Libi Astaire

In this new addition to the Jewish Regency Thriller Collection, London’s Jewish group is preparing for the Purim vacation—and more mystery.

When Bashe Bunzel insists on marrying the man she loves, her wealthy father threatens to disinherit her. However the brand new will is soon stolen, and then Mr. Bunzel additionally disappears. Was he murdered? And what occurred to the desire? The problems multiply with dizzying velocity in this brief thriller where, within the Purim custom, nobody is sort of what they seem.

 

Now obtainable on Kindle

 

Jennet by Karen Perkins

JENNET: now she needs the youngsters 

‘Jennet will have your heart and your fear in equal measure’

‘Through Jennet we see how cruelty can drive even the most ordinary people to hatred and, in Jennet’s case, evil’

1936: Ma Ramsgill has suffered an excessive amount of grief. She is aware of the eighteenth-century witch, Jennet, cursed her husband’s household to lose all however considered one of every era, and Ma is decided to cease her – somehow. Her youngsters’s lives depend upon it.

Present Day:Yorkshire is within the grip of a heatwave, and Thruscross Reservoir has dried up to reveal the stays of the drowned village of Thores-Cross beneath.

Enjoying within the mud which coats the valley flooring, four-year-old Clare Wainwright finds an previous inkpot, and may’t wait to point out it to her greatest good friend, Louise. But when Emma sees it, her response is surprising, and each households are plunged into their worst nightmares.

Emma is aware of what the inkpot portends:

Jennet has woken.

Now she needs the youngsters.

Now Out there on Kindle

 

Uncivil Protection by M. Ruth Myers

At the end of Dayton’s first WWII blackout drill, a murder victim is discovered with personal investigator Maggie Sullivan’s identify and tackle in his pocket. Hours earlier he sat in her workplace asking for help – and using a unique id.

With the struggle draining men from all walks of life, a murder detective lengthy dismissive of Maggie’s expertise reaches out to type an eggshell-fragile alliance. Warily they work collectively to seek out the individual behind two vastly totally different deaths: An ex-con killed neatly outdoors a manufacturing unit and a younger lady left in a blood-soaked house.

Suspects abound. Maggie’s shopper might have links to the killer. A bitter ex-con had plenty of cause to need the man who betrayed him lifeless. And a sleazy pulp crime author could also be after greater than a story.

Maggie works frantically to unmask the assassin earlier than he kills again. But she must additionally bury an previous pal and watch the man who as soon as swore to love her endlessly flip elsewhere. Alone, she pushes doggedly on by way of a panorama darkened by homefront precautions and human evil.

Now out there on Kindle, Nook, iTunes, Kobo

 

The Viking Prince by Sarah Woodbury

Might 1148. All Dublin is shocked by the murder of a outstanding merchant, but solely Prince Godfrid is aware of that the lifeless man was also a co-conspirator in his brother’s plan to take the throne of Dublin. With demise stalking his every move, Godfrid should name upon new buddies and previous to seek out the killer–and with their help uncover a conspiracy stretching past Dublin’s partitions to every kingdom in Ireland.

Be a part of Godfrid the Dane for murder and mayhem in medieval Dublin in The Viking Prince, the 11th Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.

Now Out there on Kindle, iTunes, Kobo, Nook 

 

The Ragged Fringe of Night time  by Olivia Hawker (Libbie Hawker)

For fans of All the Mild We Can’t See, Beneath a Scarlet Sky, and The Nightingale comes an emotionally gripping, superbly written historic novel about extraordinary hope, redemption, and one man’s search for mild through the darkest occasions of World Struggle II.

Germany, 1942. Franciscan friar Anton Starzmann is stripped of his place on the planet when his faculty is seized by the Nazis. He relocates to a small German hamlet to wed Elisabeth Herter, a widow who seeks a marriage—in identify only—to a person who may also help increase her three youngsters. Anton seeks something too—atonement for failing to guard his young students from the wrath of the Nazis. However neither he nor Elisabeth expects their lives to be shaken once once more by the inescapable rumble of struggle.

As Anton struggles to adapt to the roles of husband and father, he learns of the Pink Orchestra, an underground network of resisters plotting to assassinate Hitler. Despite Elisabeth’s reservations, Anton joins this military of shadows. However when the SS discovers his schemes, Anton will embark on a last act of defiance which will value him his life—even if it means saying goodbye to the family he has come to like greater than he ever believed attainable.

Now Out there on Kindle

 

Hand of Hearth by Judith Starkston

A legendary conflict, an invincible warrior, a lady pressured to defend her household and realm–and her unbiased spirit. Will she turn into the captive or the captor?

Briseis struggles to guard her city, an ally of Troy, from marauding Greeks and her husband’s conceited violence. She finds power in visions of a handsome warrior god till he appears before her in flesh and blood. When Briseis raises a sword towards the mighty Achilles, she ignites a ardour that threatens to betray everyone she holds pricey.

Hand of Hearth, set towards the backdrop of the Trojan Struggle, blends history and fable in Briseis’s untold story of adventure, hope and resilience. Immerse your self on this richly depicted Bronze Age world the place Greek gods stroll the earth, epic heroes struggle with sword and heart, and a lady dares to determine her own future.

Re-creation now obtainable on Kindle

 

Permanently Free or Discounted:

 

Libi Astaire, Tempest within the Tea Room (A Jewish Regency Mystery Ebook 1), is Free on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo

Anna Citadel, Murder by Misrule (The Francis Bacon Mystery Collection Guide 1) is Free on Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Nook

M. Louisa Locke, Maids of Misfortune: Victorian San Francisco Thriller (Ebook 1) is Free on Kindle, Nook, Apple, Kobo GooglePlay

M. Ruth Myers, No Recreation for a Dame (Maggie Sullivan Mysteries 1) is Free on Kindle, Nook, Apple, Kobo

Sarah Woodbury, The Good Knight (Gwen and Gareth Medieval Thriller E-book 1) is Free on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo

Sarah Woodbury, The Final Pendragon (The Final Pendragon Saga E-book 1) is Free on Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Nook, GooglePlay

Sarah Woodbury, Cold My Heart (The Lion in Wales Guide 1), Free in selected ebookstores.

Sarah Woodbury, Daughter of Time (The After Cilmeri Ebook 1) Free on Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Nook, GooglePlay

*****

Peg Herring, MacBeth’s Niece, 99 cents on Kindle

Cheri Lasota, Artemis Rising, 99 cents on Kindle,  Nook,  Kobo,  iTunes 

 

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