HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: July 27- August 2, 2017

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Short Term Freebies and Discounts:

 

Serpent’s Egg by JJ Toner

Max and Anna are in love and want to get married. But this is Germany, 1938. Their union is against Nazi laws, as Anna is part-Jewish. A Gestapo officer agrees to authorize the marriage, but only if Max infiltrates and betrays a Marxist resistance cell, the Red Orchestra. This is not an assignment that Max can refuse. If he succeeds, Anna will get the wedding she longs for, but many brave resistance fighters will die…

 

 

99 cents on Kindle for a limited time.

 

VIKING: The Green Land by Katie Aiken Ritter

ICELAND, 982 A.D. A SHIP OF OUTLAWS. A WOMAN, ALONE. Dangerous seas…and even more dangerous secrets on board. Iceland’s powerful Althing Council has convicted seafarer Tiller Thorvaldsson of murder – to force him on a ship for a perilous quest in search of a legendary land, said to lie in uncharted western seas. Who is the mysterious, beautiful woman aboard, called Fishgirl? A skilled liar, she tells Tiller that her life is in danger and that she is in desperate need of an ally…but do they dare trust one other?

Based on the Saga of Erik the Red and evocative of Jean Auel’s CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR, THE GREEN LAND is a sweeping epic novel of murder, passion, love, and courage in a battle for survival between the dark forces of intrigue and the redemptive power of the human spirit.

Fast-paced action with complex, strong-willed characters and meticulously researched, authentic storytelling – with plot twists to keep you guessing until the last page – you’ll love the experience of reading VIKING: THE GREEN LAND!

Will finding land offer hope…or bring them even greater danger? ADVENTURE AWAITS! Buy VIKING THE GREEN LAND now to set your sails for excitement.

Discounted to $4.99 on Kindle for a limited time.

 

The Black Orchestra Boxed Set: Books 1-3 by JJ Toner

Three WW2 spy thrillers.

THE BLACK ORCHESTRA follows the progress of Kurt Müller from naïve dutiful Abwehr signalman to committed opponent of the Nazis. Disgusted by the casual brutality of the SS, he is faced by a choice between his duty and his conscience, and when he stumbles across the Black Orchestra, a secret underground German resistance movement, he must choose again, between country and family, between love and death.

THE WINGS OF THE EAGLE tells the story of Kurt’s first mission for British Intelligence. Accompanied by a young man named Pilgrim, he is parachuted behind enemy lines in search of a missing agent, Erika Cleasby. Kurt and Pilgrim rescue Erika and all three become involved in a deadly race to prevent the Nazis from developing the first atomic bomb.

In A POSTCARD FROM HAMBURG, Kurt is working for British Intelligence in London when his lover, Gudrun, is abducted by the SS. He must find his way to northern Germany where she is being held. Erika, meanwhile, pursues her own secret mission in Occupied France. The two stories merge in a dramatic climax that reveals the dirty tactics of Total War.

Discounted to $6.99 on Kindle  

 

Artemis Rising by Cheri Lasota

Torn between her father’s Catholicism and her mother’s Pagan beliefs, Eva finally chooses Paganism. She accepts the name of Arethusa but learns too late that her life will mir­ror the Greek nymph’s tragic fate. When they sail to the Azores Islands, her mother tells her that the ful­fill­ment of her des­tiny rests with Diogo, the shipowner’s son. But Eva sees a vision of another…

When the ship founders off the Azores, Tristan, a young Azorean, saves her. Destined to be with Diogo and aching for Tristan’s for­bid­den love, Eva must some­how choose between them, or fate will soon choose for her.

Free for a limited time on Instafreebie

 

The Thinara King by Rebecca Lochlann

Ash, earthquakes, and tsunamis devastate Crete. The will of the survivors fades as the skies remain dark and frost blackens the crops. Aridela must find a way to revive the spirit of her people along with rebuilding her country’s defenses.

More threats loom on the horizon–Greek kingdoms who see a weakened Crete as easy prey. And now, Chrysaleon, he who carries the ancient title of The Thinara King, feels the shadow of Death over his shoulder. Will he thwart his fate? No other man ever has.

99 cents in these ebookstores for a limited time.

 

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New Publications:

 

Ikiryo: Vengeance and Justice by I. J. Parker

Deeply distressed by his wife’s adultery, Akitada returns to the capital to patch up his marriage and to help Superintendent Kobe with a case of poisoning. But before he can deal with either, the prime minister orders Akitada to save his dying brother who is plagued by a vengeful spirit from his past. Unable to refuse, Akitada plays a risky game to bring justice to some of the dying man’s victims. Soon he is in even more deadly trouble when he tumbles into an affair with a dangerous woman and becomes the target of a cold-blooded assassin.

 

 

Available now on Kindle

 

 

Viking: A Man Called Mountain by Katie Aiken Ritter

980 A.D. The massive black man called Tor – Gaelic for ‘mountain’ – has traveled Viking trading routes north along Saxon lands to remote Iceland. Fiercely determined to protect the two children who travel with him, they are his only link to the woman he loved, stolen by slavers — and Tor wants nothing more from life than to keep them safe with him.

But a deceptive merchant, a lonely young widow with a terrible secret, and a mysterious Druid truth-seer draw Tor farther and farther towards an unbearable truth: keeping his children safe might mean never seeing them again.

When all seems lost, the brutal headman Naldrum forces yet another choice. Tor must decide to become a reluctant hero who will stand against vicious power with only courage and the power of truth. Will Tor find a way past losing everything that matters to him…and where will that path lead others?

Available on Kindle

 

The Worthy Soldier by Sarah Woodbury

May 1147. Gareth and Gwen have traveled to Deheubarth in the retinue of Prince Hywel. The Prince of Gwynedd has temporarily allied himself with King Cadell and his Norman relations in order to finally evict the hated Flemings from south Wales. But while the battle goes well, the celebratory feast afterwards does not, leaving Gareth and Gwen among the few left standing. And it is to them, as always, that the investigation falls and on whom peace in Wales may well depend.

The Worthy Soldier is the ninth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.

Available on Kindle, iBooks, Nook, Kobo

 

Her Ex-GI P. I. by Peg Herring

Carrie Walsh is almost unaware of the Women’s Liberation Movement, a 1960s girl too shy to speak her mind and too uptight to burn her bra.
When she witnesses a murder in an alley in Flint, Michigan, Carrie’s life takes a new direction. Joining the handsome, brooding Vietnam veteran Jack Porter to solve the crime, Carrie begins to feel more like a career woman and less like the incompetent, unattractive person her mother believes her to be. Still, in her own mind she’s no female sleuth. She sees herself more as Perry Mason’s Della Street, ready to run errands for the detective, whose service in Vietnam left him crippled.

The suspense builds as Jack and Carrie look into the death she witnessed, the murder of Jack’s friend and former partner. They do well together, but she discovers that Jack brought secrets home–secrets that bring Carrie disappointment in love, uncertainty at work, and the very real possibility that she’s targeted for murder.

Available on Kindle

 

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Permanently Free or Discounted:

 

Libi AstaireThe Tempest in the Tea Room (A Jewish Regency Mystery Book 1), is Free on Kindle, iTunesNookKobo

Anna CastleMurder by Misrule (The Francis Bacon Mystery Series Book 1) is Free on KindleAppleKoboNook

Rebecca LochlannThe Year-God’s Daughter (The Child of the Erinyes, Book 1)  is Free in most ebookstores

Louisa LockeMaids of Misfortune: Victorian San Francisco Mystery (Book 1)is Free on KindleNookAppleKoboGooglePlay

Ruth MyersNo Game for a Dame (Maggie Sullivan Mysteries 1) is Freeon KindleNookAppleKobo

JJ TonerZugswang (a Saxon short story) iFree on KindleAppleKoboNookSmashwords

Sarah WoodburyThe Good Knight (Gwen and Gareth Medieval Mystery Book 1) is Free in Kindle, iTunesNookKobo

Sarah WoodburyThe Last Pendragon (The Last Pendragon Saga Book 1) is Free on KindleAppleKoboNookGooglePlay

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Peg HerringMacBeth’s Niece99 cents on Kindle

Beverle Graves MyersInterrupted Aria-A Tito Amato Mystery, 99 cents in selected ebookstores

Ann ParkerSilver Lies (Silver Rush Mysteries Book 1) is 99 cents in selected ebookstores

Pricilla RoyalWine of Violence (A Medieval Mystery #1)99 cents in selected ebookstores.

Sarah WoodburyCold My Heart (The Lion in Wales Book 1)99 cents in selected ebookstores.

 

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