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Cry of the Peacock by V. R. Christensen
An illustrious marriage, a fortune, a place of wealth and affect. These are the goals and ambitions of any Victorian lady of sense. Or are they?
Maybe not for Arabella Grey.
The dying of Abbie’s father, the overseer of a giant nation property, leaves her with out means or assets, with out, even, a spot to stay. Her landlords, in a unprecedented show of charity, invite her to stay at Holdaway Corridor. However the invitation is as puzzling as it’s beneficiant. Why are the Crawfords, who’ve by no means paid her any discover earlier than, so involved together with her wellbeing now?
It’s a query the youthful Crawford brothers want to have answered as nicely. Definitely Miss Grey is a mercenary upstart. Definitely their brother is mad for fancying himself in love together with her. Such a union would make them a laughing inventory. They imply to place a cease to it, however once they study that her previous is intently—even disturbingly—related with their very own, they’re introduced up brief, pressured to ask themselves some very exhausting questions.
As Abbie herself quickly learns, there’s a nice thriller on the coronary heart of her landlords’ extraordinary supply. Every thing she has ever dreamt of is perhaps hers for the taking, however is the worth value it? Greater than her happiness alone rests upon her determination. If she refuses Ruskin Crawford’s supply of marriage, will she have the ability to reside with the results? If she does, will she be capable of reside with herself?
In the long run, all should ask themselves some very arduous questions. What does it imply to be a person or lady of honor and integrity? What does it imply, in any case, to be a gentleman? And what, precisely, is the worth of a lady’s coronary heart?
Free on Kindle 9/27-28
Artemis Rising by Cheri Lasota
Torn between her father’s Catholicism and her mom’s Pagan beliefs, Eva lastly chooses Paganism. She accepts the identify of Arethusa however learns too late that her life will mirror the Greek nymph’s tragic destiny. Once they sail to the Azores Islands, her mom tells her that the fulfillment of her destiny rests with Diogo, the shipowner’s son. However Eva sees a imaginative and prescient of one other…
When the ship founders off the Azores, Tristan, a younger Azorean, saves her. Destined to be with Diogo and aching for Tristan’s forbidden love, Eva should somehow select between them, or destiny will quickly select for her.
Out there for 99 cents on Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iTunes
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 special 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 condominium.
Suspects abound. Maggie’s shopper might have hyperlinks to the killer. A bitter ex-con had loads of purpose 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 ceaselessly flip elsewhere. Alone, she pushes doggedly on via a panorama 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 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 dying stalking his each transfer, Godfrid should 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 homicide and mayhem in medieval Dublin in The Viking Prince, the 11th Gareth & Gwen Medieval Thriller.
Now Obtainable 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 Conflict 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 may 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 remaining 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 Obtainable on Kindle
The Woman Flirts with Dying by Peg Herring
On this third e-book of the Simon & Elizabeth Mysteries, Elizabeth Tudor is said a traitor and imprisoned within the Tower of London. Visiting the princess secretly, her pal Simon Maldon discovers one other trigger for fear. His pal Peto the Pope has been arrested for a homicide he swears he didn’t commit.
As Simon frets over Elizabeth’s peril and Peto’s sure execution, his spouse Hannah offers together with her personal thriller after taking in a frightened pregnant woman who, she learns, isn’t as she first appeared.
Neither Simon nor Hannah pays consideration to the opposite’s issues, although they need to. Issues spin shortly into grave hazard, they usually each may die as they struggle their greatest to save lots of the lives of others.
Re-creation now out there on Kindle
Discovering Silver by Steve Bartholomew
Ira Beard hunted Joaquin, the mountain bandit. Within the Civil Warfare he chased Accomplice rebels. Now he’s settled down with a household and enterprise, hoping for some peace and quiet. He has seen San Francisco by way of riots, fires, earthquake and warfare. It’s time for a change.
Then a banker sends him on a mission to examine a brand new silver mine down within the Mojave, the place not many males will go. The job feels like a pleasant break from routine. What Ira doesn’t anticipate is a Paiute curse, swindlers, double sellers and homicide. The issue comes right down to how you can get out alive. Later, he gained’t even speak to his son about it.
Now obtainable on Kindle
The Kindness of Dragons by I. J. Parker
On a go to to a distant mountain area together with his youngsters, Akitada hopes to seek out some peace after the break-up of his marriage. As an alternative they turn out to be concerned virtually instantly within the random violence that plagues the peasants of the valley. Farmers are murdered, rice shops are burned, and younger women disappear. The native policeman appears trustworthy, however quickly Akitada fears to belief anybody. When his retainer is arrested for homicide and his daughter threatened by a gang of bandits, he fights again. Powerless and much from courtroom, he should confront the ruthless villain behind the crimes.
Now obtainable on Kindle, Kobo, iTunes, Nook
Let Slip the Canine by Anna Fort
“Secret trysts, daring dalliances, and a pair of pedigreed hounds…
… maintain Francis Bacon and his staff busy whereas making an attempt to catch a reckless assassin.
It’s Midsummer, 1591, at Richmond Palace, and love is within the air. Gallant courtiers sport with nice women whereas Tom and Trumpet convey their long-laid plans to fruition finally. Everyone’s doing it — even Francis Bacon enjoys a personal liaison with the secretary to the brand new French ambassador. However the Queen loathes scandal and can punish anybody rash sufficient to get caught.
Nonetheless, it’s all in a summer time day till a person is discovered lifeless within the orchard. The youth had few skills past a eager nostril for gossip. He was probably murdered to maintain a secret, however what type? Romantic, or political? They carried totally different penalties — banishment from courtroom or a traitor’s demise. Both approach, value killing to guard.
Bacon needs nothing greater than to go away issues alone. He has no place and no patron; in reality, he’s being discouraged from investigating. However can he reside with himself if one other harmless individual dies?”
Now Obtainable on Kindle, Kobo, iTunes, Nook
Falcon Blue by Rebecca Lochlann
Looking for escape from the brutality of warfare, Cailean journeys into the wilderness at land’s finish, however as an alternative of peace and solitude he finds conspiracy, evil, and a love that makes any sacrifice worthwhile.
When Eamhair was younger, her sibylline mom predicted a king would rise out of the ocean and take her away from her father and brothers. She walks the cliffs, dreaming of a brand new life and the lord of the seolhs.
Taranis succumbs to the relentless lure of a imaginative and prescient, chasing all of it the best way to his future on the outer boundaries of the earth.
What appears the top is just the start…
Out there on Kindle Nook iTunes Kobo 99 cents as preorder and new launch for a restricted time!
The Black Orchestra: A WW2 Spy Thriller by JJ Toner
WW2 Germany. The German struggle machine has invaded Poland and is advancing west towards France. In Berlin Kurt Muller, an Abwehr signalman, discovers a colleague mendacity lifeless at his radio receiver. The legal police dismiss the demise as suicide, however Kurt just isn’t satisfied. Kurt follows a path of mysteries, witnessing a number of atrocities that expose the Nazi regime for what it really is. When the path leads him to the German resistance, he faces probably the most troublesome decisions of his life. He should select between his obligation and his conscience, between his nation and his household, between love and dying.
Now obtainable on Amazon as a Hardcover version and Giant Print Hardcover version.
Medieval to Trendy: An Anthology of Historic Thriller Tales by Libi Astaire, Anna Fort, M. Louisa Locke, M. Ruth Myers, Sarah Woodbury
Be a part of newbie sleuths, personal detectives, and feisty feminine protagonists in a journey via 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.
Now out there on Kindle, Nook, iTunes, Kobo, GooglePlay
Completely Free or Discounted:
Libi Astaire, The Tempest within the Tea Room (A Jewish Regency Thriller E-book 1), is Free on Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Kobo
Anna Citadel, 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 (Ebook 1)is Free on Kindle, Nook, Apple, KoboGooglePlay
M. Ruth Myers, No Recreation for a Dame (Maggie Sullivan Mysteries 1) is Freeon Kindle, Nook, Apple, Kobo
Sarah Woodbury, The Good Knight (Gwen and Gareth Medieval Thriller Ebook 1) is Free in 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, Chilly My Coronary heart (The Lion in Wales E-book 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