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Pilfered Guarantees by M. Louisa Locke
It’s November of 1880, and the longer term seems to be promising for Annie and Nate Dawson. Nate’s regulation follow is taking off. Annie has made the transition from fake clairvoyant to a profitable monetary advisor, and as a pair, they’re wanting ahead to spending their first Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays collectively.
For Robert Livingston, the proprietor San Francisco’s latest grand emporium, the vacations are shaping as much as be a dismal failure if he can’t work out the best way to cease whoever is stealing from his division retailer, the Silver Strike Bazaar.When he hires the Dawsons to research, Annie and Nate uncover that behind the doorways of Livingston’s “Palace of Plenty,” nothing is sort of what it appears.
Pilfered Guarantees, by USA Immediately bestselling writer, M. Louisa Locke, is the fifth full-length historic thriller within the cozy Victorian San Francisco thriller collection that includes Annie and Nate Dawson and their family and friends within the O’Farrell Road boarding home. Locke’s shorter works, present in Victorian San Francisco Storiesand Victorian San Francisco Novellas, function minor characters from the collection.
Free on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo, GooglePlay 10/31-11/four
Of Moths and Butterflies by V. R. Christensen
Archer Hamilton is a collector of uncommon and delightful bugs. Gina Shaw is a servant in his uncle’s home. Clearly misplaced within the place by which she has been found, she turns into a supply of fascination . . . and curiosity.
A woman with a blighted previous and a fortune she deems a curse, Gina has lowered herself in an effort to discover escape from her household and their scheming designs. However when she is discovered, the stakes out of the blue develop into dire.
All Gina needs is the liberty to reside her life as she would want. All her aunts need is the cash that comes together with her. However there’s multiple method to lure an insect. An organized marriage may end up worthwhile for extra events than one.
Mr. Hamilton is about to make the acquisition of a lifetime. However will the worth be value it? Can a lady captured and purchased study to like the person who has purchased her?
Free on Kindle 11/2-Three
Medieval to Trendy by Libi Astaire, Anna Citadel, M. Louisa Locke, M. Ruth Myers, Sarah Woodbury
Be a part of novice sleuths, personal detectives, and feisty feminine protagonists in a journey by way of time with this anthology of historic mysteries spanning almost a thousand years, from Medieval Wales to 1940s Ohio. This assortment of eight novellas and brief tales is the right introduction to 5 award-winning collection in settings starting from the again streets of Elizabethan and Regency London to the steep slopes of Victorian San Francisco.
99 cents on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo, GooglePlay 10/29-11/four
The Doppelgänger’s Dance by Libi Astaire
There’s hassle afoot in Regency London’s Jewish group, and nobody to cease the crimes—till wealthy-widower-turned-sleuth Mr. Ezra Melamed groups up with an unlikely pair: Basic Nicely’ngone and the Earl of Gravel Lane, the leaders of a gang of younger Jewish pickpockets.
On this third quantity of the Jewish Regency Thriller Collection, David Salomon, a younger violinist and composer, has left New York to seek out fame and fortune in Regency London. However catastrophe strikes not lengthy after he arrives. Somebody is stealing his compositions earlier than he can carry out them and shortly he’s the laughingstock of the beau monde that he had hoped to overcome. With few pals and even fewer assets, he turns to Ezra Melamed for assist with discovering the thief.
However the deeper Mr. Melamed seems to be into the violinist’s story the extra jarring notes he finds, making The Doppelganger’s Dance one of the crucial discomposing mysteries within the profession of this group of British detectives who’re undoubtedly in a category of their very own.
99 cents on Kindle 10/31-11/four
Dying by Disputation by Anna Citadel
Thomas Clarady is recruited to spy on a gaggle of radical Puritans at Cambridge College. Francis Bacon is his spymaster; his tutor in each tradecraft and non secular politics. Their fee will get off to a lethal begin when Tom finds his chief informant hanging from the roof beams. Now he should catch a assassin in addition to a seditioner. His first suspect is risky poet Christopher Marlowe, who retains turning up within the flawed locations.
Dogged by unreliable assistants, chased by three lusty ladies, and harangued every day by the exacting Bacon, Tom dangers his very soul to catch the villains and win his reward.
99 cents on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo 10/29-11/four
Most Moxie by M. Ruth Myers
Days earlier than the Pearl Harbor assault plunges the U.S. into World Warfare II, personal eye Maggie Sullivan is employed to discover a lacking engineer in Dayton, Ohio. Has Gil Tremain been kidnapped, or has he turned traitor — to his employer and perhaps his nation?
As Maggie items collectively his final actions, she finds there are secrets and techniques the person’s ex-wife and his employers don’t need uncovered. Maggie herself is attacked and an harmless witness is murdered. The ruthlessness of her opponent — or opponents — turns into even clearer when there’s an try and abduct Tremain’s younger daughter. Nonetheless extra chilling, Maggie’s investigation all of a sudden attracts the eye of an area crime kingpin.
The assault on Pearl Harbor presses each cop within the metropolis into service defending manufacturing and analysis amenities. Surprised by the information their nation will quickly be at struggle, even fearful the mainland itself will probably be bombed, individuals cling to household and pals. Schedules and routines shatter. Amid the disruption, alone and conscious she will’t rely on assist from the police, Maggie races to save lots of a person who has now turn into a legal responsibility to his captors.
Most Moxie, fifth ebook within the writer’s well-liked Maggie Sullivan thriller collection, provides readers fast-paced twists and turns together with a uncommon and vividly painted closeup view of a watershed occasion in 20th century American historical past.
99 cents on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo 10/31-11/Three
The Uninvited Visitor by Sarah Woodbury
It’s the winter of 1143 and all is just not 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 amongst his wedding ceremony friends lurks a cold-blooded killer. Gareth and Gwen have marriage plans of their very own, however their love should wait whereas the pair race to separate fact from lies, pals from foes, and unravel the thriller earlier than King Owain—and his new bride—fall sufferer to their uninvited visitor.
99 cents on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo, GooglePlay 10/29-11/four
The Fourth Horseman by Sarah Woodbury
Might 1144. Newly wedded, Gareth and Gwen journey throughout the border into England on a diplomatic mission with Prince Hywel of Wales. Inside moments of their arrival, nevertheless, the mission goes awry and a homicide case drops (actually) at their ft. Hindered at each flip by a local weather of civil struggle and continuously shifting political alliances, Gareth and Gwen race to unravel the homicide and expose a plot that threatens not solely their lives, however the lifetime of the longer term King of England himself.
Homicide, intrigue, and treachery take middle stage in The Fourth Horseman, the third Gareth and Gwen medieval thriller.
99 cents on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo, GooglePlay 10/29-11/four
Mercer Women by Libbie Hawker
t’s 1864 in downtrodden Lowell, Massachusetts. The Civil Warfare has taken its toll in town—leaving the financial system in wreck and its ladies in dire straits. That’s, till Asa Mercer arrives on a peculiar, however providential, errand: he seeks high-minded ladies who can exert an elevating affect in Seattle, the place there are ten males for each lady. Mail-order brides, sure, however of a sure caliber.
Schoolmarmish Josephine, tough-as-nails Dovey, and pious perfectionist Sophronia see their probability to change their bleak prospects for brand spanking new lives. However the very troubles that despatched them operating from Lowell comply with them to the muddy streets of Seattle, and the friendships cast on the cross-country trek are examined at each flip.
Simply when the journey appears to steer solely to destroy, an encounter with a well-known suffragist might be their salvation. However to outlive each an untamed new panorama and their pasts, they’ll want all their power—and each other.
$1.99 on Kindle for restricted time.
Uncivil Protection by M. Ruth Myers
On the finish of Dayton’s first WWII blackout drill, a homicide sufferer is discovered with personal investigator Maggie Sullivan’s identify and tackle in his pocket. Hours earlier he sat in her workplace asking for assist – and utilizing a unique id.
With the struggle draining males 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 hyperlinks to the killer. A bitter ex-con had loads of cause to need the person who betrayed him lifeless. And a sleazy pulp crime author could also be after greater than a narrative.
Maggie works frantically to unmask the assassin earlier than he kills once more. However she should additionally bury an previous pal and watch the person who as soon as swore to like her endlessly flip elsewhere. Alone, she pushes doggedly on via 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 homicide of a outstanding service provider, however solely 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 demise stalking his each transfer, Godfrid should name upon new associates 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 homicide and mayhem in medieval Dublin in The Viking Prince, the 11th Gareth & Gwen Medieval Thriller.
Now Out there on Kindle, iTunes, Kobo, Nook
The Ragged Fringe of Night time by Olivia Hawker (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 wedding—in identify solely—to a person who will help increase her three youngsters. Anton seeks one thing too—atonement for failing to guard his younger college students from the wrath of the Nazis. However neither he nor Elisabeth expects their lives to be shaken as soon as once more by the inescapable rumble of conflict.
As Anton struggles to adapt to the roles of husband and father, he learns of the Purple Orchestra, an underground community of resisters plotting to assassinate Hitler. Regardless of Elisabeth’s reservations, Anton joins this military of shadows. However when the SS discovers his schemes, Anton will embark on a ultimate act of defiance which will value him his life—even when it means saying goodbye to the household 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 develop into the captive or the captor?
Briseis struggles to guard her metropolis, an ally of Troy, from marauding Greeks and her husband’s conceited violence. She finds power in visions of a good-looking warrior god till he seems earlier than her in flesh and blood. When Briseis raises a sword towards the mighty Achilles, she ignites a ardour that threatens to betray everybody she holds pricey.
Hand of Hearth, set towards the backdrop of the Trojan Struggle, blends historical past and fable in Briseis’s untold story of journey, 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 coronary heart, and a lady dares to find out her personal future.
Re-creation now obtainable on Kindle
Completely Free or Discounted:
Libi Astaire, Tempest within the Tea Room (A Jewish Regency Thriller Ebook 1), is Free on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo
Anna Fort, Homicide by Misrule (The Francis Bacon Thriller Collection Ebook 1) is Free on Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Nook
M. Louisa Locke, Maids of Misfortune: Victorian San Francisco Thriller (Guide 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 Guide 1) is Free on Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Nook, GooglePlay
Sarah Woodbury, Chilly My Coronary heart (The Lion in Wales Guide 1), Free in chosen 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