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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: February 14-20, 2019

HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: January 24-20, 2019

As soon as every week the Historic Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog which are newly free, discounted, or revealed. If you want to ensure you get notified in a well timed matter, please subscribe to our blog.

 

New Discounts:

 

Exiles in Time by Sarah Woodbury

Two years in Afghanistan; four years working for MI-5, the British safety service; and the demise of both of his mother and father from cancer. At the age of thirty-four, Callum thought he’d experienced the worst that life might throw at him. That’s, till his boss ordered him to open a buried file on his desk and to take it critically. His new task: to detain and query a pregnant lady and her ailing husband–and if want be, to cease them from returning to medieval Wales.

Till as we speak, Callum believed in his job and all the time followed orders. Till at present, he thought time travel wasn’t actual…

99 cents on Kindle  iTunes Nook Kobo 2/19-24

 

Mercer Women by Libbie Hawker

It’s 1864 in downtrodden Lowell, Massachusetts. The Civil Warfare has taken its toll on the town—leaving the financial system in damage and its ladies in dire straits. That is, till Asa Mercer arrives on a peculiar, but providential, errand: he seeks high-minded ladies who can exert an elevating influence in Seattle, the place there are ten men for each lady. Mail-order brides, yes, however of a sure caliber.

Schoolmarmish Josephine, tough-as-nails Dovey, and pious perfectionist Sophronia see their probability to trade their bleak prospects for brand spanking new lives. However the very troubles that sent them operating from Lowell comply with them to the muddy streets of Seattle, and the friendships cast on the cross-country trek are tested at every turn.

Simply when the journey appears to steer only to wreck, an encounter with a famous suffragist might be their salvation. However to survive both an untamed new panorama and their pasts, they’ll need all their power—and one another.

99 cents on Kindle

 

New Publications:

 

A Murder Unmentioned by Sulari Gentill

The gun used in Rowland Sinclair’s father’s dying some thirteen years earlier has turned up in a drained dam on the family’s nation homestead in Yass. And when Rowland offends right-wing New Guard chief Eric Campbell, Campbell uses his influence to set the police to renew their inquiries into Henry Sinclair’s demise.

Henry’s pals had all been led to consider that the rich landowner had died in a much more respectable method. Rowland and his elder brother, Wil, had prevented any dialogue of the occasion ever since—in truth the whole household had ducked the difficulty for over a decade, holding secret that Sinclair senior was murdered. The potential involvement of the teenage Rowly and his older brother’s intervention has been beneath the radar as nicely.

However now the finger of blame is pointing squarely at the Sinclair black sheep, a person careless of what society and the authorities think of him. So he and the trio of artist pals who reside in his Sydney suburban mansion, and usually have his back, avail themselves of a racing inexperienced Gypsy Moth (Rowland is a pioneer in air journey) and a yellow Mercedes sports automotive (another scary mode of transport) to arrive in New South Wales’ Southern Tablelands, bent on clearing Rowly’s identify.

With cameo appearances from historic figures—Bob Menzies in the Sinclair kitchen, Edna Walling in the backyard, and Kate Leigh grinning lasciviously at Rowly in a jailhouse crowd—and an actual sense of enjoyable contrasting with the fairly real rigidity, this is historical crime for these within the know and people who can barely keep in mind what occurred last weekend, a narrative of family secrets and fraternal loyalty. Regardless of the humor, the Rowland Sinclair Mysteries take a lethal critical take a look at the 1930s, reflecting our personal tumultuous occasions.

Now out there on US Kindle

 

Sweet Bitter Cane by G. S. Johnston

Twenty-year-old Amelia marries Italo, a man she’s never met. To flee an Italy reeling from the Nice Conflict, she sails to him in Far North Queensland to farm sugarcane. However earlier than she meets her husband, she’s thrown into the path of Fergus, a man who’ll mark the remainder of her life.

Faced with a scarcity of English and hostility from established cane growers, caught between warring unions and fascists, Amelia’s steady hand grows Italo’s enterprise to nice success, just for previous grudges to interrupt into new revenge. She is tested by forces she couldn’t foresee and must face her biggest problem: studying to reside once more.

Sweeping in its outlook, Candy Bitter Cane is a household saga but in addition an untold story of migrant ladies – clever, courageous and enduring ladies who have been the spine of the sugarcane business and who need to be remembered.

Obtainable on Kindle February 20

 

Calamity: a Novel by Libbie Hawker

Her identify is synonymous with the West. Her movie star has unfold to the East Coast and California, traveling down the new-laid railroads and alongside the telegraph wire.

However breathless tales of Calamity Jane bear little resemblance to the truth. As she senses demise coming closer, the legendary hellcat longs to set the report straight—to disclose her life story finally, unclouded by legend, each sin and failing laid bare. Only then can she hope to rest in peace.

In a Deadwood saloon, she finds a writer prepared to listen to her out, and recount the reality to a public hungry for more tales of Calamity Jane…

So begins Libbie Hawker’s expansive biographical novel, an intimate portrait of one of the best-known but least-understood ladies of the American frontier. The international bestselling writer of The Ragged Edge of Night time takes the reader on a heart-rending journey via a panorama misplaced to time, as seen by means of the eyes of one outcast lady. Calamity is a haunting meditation on hardship, unrequited love, and the stark, affecting great thing about the American West.

Now out there on Kindle

 

 

Costumed Foolery by Libi Astaire

On this new addition to the Jewish Regency Mystery Collection, London’s Jewish group is getting ready for the Purim vacation—and extra thriller.

When Bashe Bunzel insists on marrying the person she loves, her rich father threatens to disinherit her. But the new will is quickly stolen, and then Mr. Bunzel additionally disappears. Was he murdered? And what happened to the desire? The problems multiply with dizzying velocity in this brief thriller the place, within the Purim custom, nobody is sort of what they appear.

 

Now out there 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 knows the eighteenth-century witch, Jennet, cursed her husband’s family to lose all but considered one of each era, and Ma is decided to stop her – by hook or by crook. Her youngsters’s lives rely upon it.

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

Enjoying in 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 reaction is surprising, and each families are plunged into their worst nightmares.

Emma is aware of what the inkpot portends:

Jennet has woken.

Now she needs the youngsters.

Now Obtainable 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 handle in his pocket. Hours earlier he sat in her workplace asking for assist – and using a special id.

With the warfare draining males from all walks of life, a homicide detective long 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 young lady left in a blood-soaked condominium.

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

Maggie works frantically to unmask the murderer before he kills once more. However she should also bury an previous good friend and watch the man who once swore to love her endlessly turn elsewhere. Alone, she pushes doggedly on by means of a landscape darkened by homefront precautions and human evil.

Now obtainable on Kindle, Nook, iTunes, Kobo

 

The Viking Prince by Sarah Woodbury

Might 1148. All Dublin is shocked by the homicide of a outstanding merchant, however only 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 dying stalking his each move, Godfrid must name upon new buddies and previous to seek out the killer–and with their assist uncover a conspiracy stretching past Dublin’s partitions to each kingdom in Eire.

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 Obtainable on Kindle, iTunes, Kobo, Nook 

Completely Free or Discounted:

 

Libi Astaire, Tempest within the Tea Room (A Jewish Regency Thriller E-book 1), is Free on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo

Anna Fort, 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 Mystery (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 Guide 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 Ebook 1), Free in chosen 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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