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Moriarty Brings Down the House by Anna Citadel
An previous pal brings a wierd drawback to Professor and Mrs. Moriarty: both his theater is being haunted by an indignant ghost or someone is making an attempt to drive him into chapter 11. That may shut down his Christmas pantomime before it opens, throwing 2 hundred individuals out of work. The Moriartys can’t let that occur! Apart from, Angelina is longing to play the lead in a West End show and James needs a much bigger challenge than yet one more high-stakes recreation of whist.
However the day they move into the theater, the stage supervisor dies. It wasn’t an accident; it also was most undoubtedly not a ghost. While Angelina works backstage turning up secrets and previous grudges, James follows the money seeking a motive. The pranks grow deadlier and more frequent. Then somebody 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 present afloat? And can all of them make it to opening night time in a single piece?
99 cents on Kindle 12/29-1/05/2019
The Uninvited Visitor by Sarah Woodbury
It’s the winter of 1143 and all shouldn’t be properly within the courtroom of Owain, King of north Wales. His future in-laws are untrustworthy, the Norman lords on his japanese border are stressed, and among his wedding ceremony friends lurks a cold-blooded killer. Gareth and Gwen have marriage plans of their own, however their love should wait whereas the pair race to separate fact from lies, associates from foes, and unravel the mystery before King Owain—and his new bride—fall victim to their uninvited visitor.
99 cents on Kindle Nook Kobo iTunes through 1/6
Robust Cookie by M. Ruth Myers
When Melancholy-era personal eye Maggie Sullivan is invited to dine with a millionaire, she doesn’t anticipate the first course to be a gun in her face. It draws her right into a gold-plated net of theft, revenge, double crosses and murder.
An enormous-time swindle has made fools of a number of the city’s wealthiest businessmen. The person behind it has vanished. When Maggie begins asking questions, he reappears – lifeless within the river. However she’s already discovered an excessive amount of. Somebody’s out to silence her too.
Armed together with her .38 and a nip of gin, Maggie closes in on a killer as a mobster gives a touch, a cop unsettles her together with his chemistry, and a lady with lethal potential plays a recreation by her personal guidelines.
99 cents on Kindle Nook Kobo iTunes 1/7-9
The Ragged Edge of NIght by Libbie Hawker
For followers of All of 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 seek for mild through the darkest occasions of World Warfare 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 will help increase her three youngsters. Anton seeks something too—atonement for failing to guard his young college students from the wrath of the Nazis. However neither he nor Elisabeth expects their lives to be shaken as soon as again by the inescapable rumble of warfare.
As Anton struggles to adapt to the roles of husband and father, he learns of the Pink Orchestra, an underground community of resisters plotting to assassinate Hitler. Despite Elisabeth’s reservations, Anton joins this army 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 household he has come to love greater than he ever believed potential.
$2.99 on Kindle via 1/31
Calamity: a Novel by Libbie Hawker
Her identify is synonymous with the West. Her superstar has spread to the East Coast and California, traveling down the new-laid railroads and along the telegraph wire.
But breathless tales of Calamity Jane bear little resemblance to the truth. As she senses dying coming nearer, the legendary hellcat longs to set the report straight—to reveal her life story finally, unclouded by legend, every sin and failing laid bare. Only then can she hope to relaxation in peace.
In a Deadwood saloon, she finds a writer prepared to listen to her out, and recount the truth to a public hungry for extra 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 worldwide bestselling writer of The Ragged Edge of Night time takes the reader on a heart-rending journey by way of a panorama lost 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 obtainable on Kindle
Priestess of Ishana by Judith Starkston
A curse, a conspiracy and the conflict of kingdoms. A defiant priestess confronts her foes, armed solely 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 affection and warfare, 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 younger brother of the Nice King, arrives to make offerings to the goddess Ishana, however he conceals his true mission within the city. As a connection sparks between King Hattu and Tesha, the Grand Votary accuses Hattu of murderous sorcery and jails him underneath penalty of dying. Remoted in jail, Hattu’s solely 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 unique world of historical fantasy, with its richly imagined details of the Bronze Age, evocative of the Close to East. In a whirlpool of magic, politics, household disaster and love, Tesha pursues justice over the dark forces arrayed towards her.
Now Obtainable on Kindle, Nook, Kobo
Costumed Foolery by Libi Astaire
In this new addition to the Jewish Regency Thriller Collection, London’s Jewish group is getting ready for the Purim vacation—and extra mystery.
When Bashe Bunzel insists on marrying the person she loves, her rich father threatens to disinherit her. However the brand new will is quickly stolen, after which Mr. Bunzel also disappears. Was he murdered? And what occurred to the desire? The problems multiply with dizzying velocity on this brief thriller where, within the Purim tradition, 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 knows the eighteenth-century witch, Jennet, cursed her husband’s household to lose all but certainly one of each era, and Ma is decided to cease her – by some means. Her youngsters’s lives depend upon it.
Present 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 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 pal, Louise. However when Emma sees it, her reaction is surprising, and both households are plunged into their worst nightmares.
Emma knows what the inkpot portends:
Jennet has woken.
Now she needs the youngsters.
Now Out there on Kindle
Uncivil Defense by M. Ruth Myers
At the end of Dayton’s first WWII blackout drill, a murder sufferer is discovered with personal investigator Maggie Sullivan’s identify and tackle in his pocket. Hours earlier he sat in her office asking for help – and using a unique id.
With the warfare draining men from all walks of life, a murder detective long dismissive of Maggie’s expertise reaches out to type an eggshell-fragile alliance. Warily they work together 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 house.
Suspects abound. Maggie’s shopper might have links to the killer. A bitter ex-con had plenty of cause to want the man who betrayed him lifeless. And a sleazy pulp crime writer may be after more than a story.
Maggie works frantically to unmask the assassin earlier than he kills again. But she must also bury an previous pal and watch the person who once swore to love her endlessly flip elsewhere. Alone, she pushes doggedly on by way of a landscape 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 homicide of a outstanding service provider, however only Prince Godfrid is aware of that the lifeless man was additionally a co-conspirator in his brother’s plan to take the throne of Dublin. With dying stalking his every move, Godfrid must name upon new buddies and previous to seek out the killer–and with their help uncover a conspiracy stretching past Dublin’s partitions to each 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
Permanently Free or Discounted:
Libi Astaire, Tempest within the Tea Room (A Jewish Regency Thriller Guide 1), is Free on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo
Anna Fort, Homicide by Misrule (The Francis Bacon Mystery Collection Ebook 1) is Free on Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Nook
M. Louisa Locke, Maids of Misfortune: Victorian San Francisco Thriller (E-book 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 Ebook 1) is Free on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo
Sarah Woodbury, The Final Pendragon (The Last Pendragon Saga Ebook 1) is Free on Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Nook, GooglePlay
Sarah Woodbury, Chilly My Heart (The Lion in Wales E-book 1), Free in selected ebookstores.
Sarah Woodbury, Daughter of Time (The After Cilmeri E-book 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