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The Trojan War threatens Troy’s allies and the Greek supply raids spread. A young healing priestess, designated as future queen, must defend her city against both divine anger and invading Greeks. She finds strength in visions of a handsome warrior god. Will that be enough when the half-immortal Achilles attacks? Hand of Fire, a tale of resilience and hope, blends history and legend in the untold story of Achilles’s famous captive, Briseis.

Judith Starkston writes historical fiction and mysteries set in Troy and the Hittite Empire. Ms. Starkston is a classicist (B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz, M.A. Cornell University) who taught high school English, Latin and humanities. She and her husband have two grown children and live in Arizona with their golden retriever Socrates. Hand of Fire is her debut novel.

Find an excerpt, Q&A, book reviews, ancient recipes, historical background as well as on-going information about the historical fiction community on Starkston’s website www.JudithStarkston.com

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Link to the tour schedule: Hand of Fire Fireship Press Virtual Tour

Advance Praise:

In Hand of Fire, Starkston's careful research brings ancient Greece and Troy to life with passion and grace. This haunting and insightful novel makes you ache for a mortal woman, Briseis, in love with a half-god, Achilles, as she fights to make her own destiny in a world of capricious gods and warriors. I devoured this page-turning escape from the modern world!" -- Rebecca Cantrell, New York Times bestselling author ofThe World Beneath

“Suspenseful, tragic, surprising and sexy” –Nancy Bilyeau, author of The Crown and The Chalice

In Hand of Fire, Judith Starkston frees Briseis from the actions of Achilles and Agamemnon and gives her the power to become the heroine of her own story. … Starkston does a lovely job of bringing the characters to life, and her descriptions of the religious rites, the scenery of Mount Ida, and life as a woman of privilege in the ancient world put me firmly in the story. The love story between Briseis and Achilles is well-rendered, as are Briseis’ relationships with her father and brothers, her nurse, and the other women in the city and in the camp. A wonderful new take on a timeless story. –Historical Novels Review

"Briseis steps out from the handful of lines she gets in Homer's epic, and fearlessly tells her own story as healer, war prize, and partner to the famous Achilles--here a godlike hero who manages to be all too human. Recommended!"–Kate Quinn, author of Empress of the Seven Hills

“In her portrayal of Briseis, Judith Starkston has cast a bright light on one of the Iliad's most intriguing sub-plots. With her fast-paced story, three-dimensional characters, and fascinating cultural details, Starkston has given historical fiction fans a tale to remember.” –Priscilla Royal, author of Covenant with Hell and 9 other Prioress Eleanor mysteries

“Starkston breathes new life into an age-old tale in this masterful retelling of the Iliad. The reader experiences the terror, bravery and heartbreak of Briseis who now takes center stage in one of the most famous love triangles of all time.” Elisabeth Storrs, author of The Wedding Shroud and The Golden Dice

“Absolutely loved the book. Couldn’t put it down. Wonderful writing. And, I see no errors whatsoever as regards the history.” –Professor Eric Cline, Chair of the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, George Washington University

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Judith is giving away a copy of Hand of Fire to a reader in the US or UK. You can comment to enter HERE.





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What a Rake Wants - The Spies of Mayfair Series, Book #3
by Maggi Andersen

King George sends his private investigator, an Irishman, Kieran Flynn, Lord Montsimon, on a mission, the reason for which is unclear. Is it a plot against the Crown? Or something entirely unrelated? Flynn's inquiries lead him to the widow, Lady Althea Brookwood. Known amongst the ton as a rake, Flynn is rarely turned down by a lady, and when Althea refuses not just him but many other men, he becomes intrigued. After her neighbor, Sir Harold Crowthorne informs Althea that he means to take her country property, Owltree Cottage, by fair means or foul, she must search for help. The first man she turns to is promptly murdered and the second lies to her. That leaves Flynn, Lord Montsimon, a man she has been studiously avoiding. But Montsimon is decidedly unhelpful, and more than a little mysterious. Her only option is to seduce him. Althea has little confidence that she will succeed, especially as before her husband was killed in a duel, he often told her she was quite hopeless at intimacy. When a spy is murdered, Flynn wonders just what Althea knows and what her involvement might be with the man the king wants Flynn to investigate.

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Maggi Andersen will be giving away an ecopy. Leave a comment HERE to enter.

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Darling of Kings
by P. J. Womack

I’m delighted to offer a signed print copy of my new novel, Darling of Kings.

This novel, published in the 400th anniversary year of the fateful first meeting of King James I and George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham, explores the complex relationships between the first two Stuart kings, their powerful favourite and the politics of the early 17th century.

From a minor gentry background and possessing little but good looks and charm, George Villiers is pushed forward at the decadent court of James I in the hope that he will catch the King’s eye and topple the current favourite, Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset. The King is immediately captivated by the handsome young man and lavishes wealth and titles upon him and his family, culminating in his being created Duke of Buckingham. Building an intricate network of patronage and influence, Buckingham’s power and domination of the King results in several attempts to depose him, as the Duke becomes the most hated man in England.

Although initially the heir to the throne, Prince Charles, detests his father’s favourite, he too is soon in thrall to the charismatic and all-powerful Buckingham; an obsessive and consuming devotion which will ultimately lead to confrontation with Parliament, war, and tragedy.

"Darling of Kings is a brilliant historical novel charting the meteoric rise and fall of one of the legendary characters of British history."
Andrea Elizabeth Zuvich,
17th Century Historian and Historical Fiction Writer

UK residents can enter the drawing HERE.

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ISBN 978 1 910237 02 1
£12.00 retail

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THE LEGACY OF THE QUEEN OF SCOTS SERIES by Linda Root are tales based on events commencing with the surrender of the Queen of Scots and her imprisonment at Loch Leven for a period of eleven months from summer 1567 to the Spring of 1568 when she fled to England after her defeat at Langside.

The first book evolves from an actual  rumor that rather than miscarrying twins while at the Loch, she actually gave live birth to a daughter, as reported in a history written by Prince Labanoff.  The novel takes place in Scotland and France and its co-protagonists are Renee de Guise, aunt of the Queen of Scots, abbess at Saint Pierre les Dames, and her protege, the mysterious nun Marguerite de Kircaldie, known as La Belle Ecossaise. It is a tale of mystery, violence, faith and action entitled  The Midwife's Secret: The Mystery of the Hidden Princess.

Next in the series is the stand alone sequel The Other Daughter, a robust tale of Daisy (Marguerite) Kirkcaldy, the illegitimate daughter of Kirkcaldy of Grange, her quest to uncover the identity of the other Marguerite Kirkcaldy, and her romance with another colorful bastard, Will Hepburn, son of Marie Stuart's third and final husband.

Next, 1603:The Queen's Revenge brings Daisy and Sister Marguerite together as Daisy and Will travel to the Netherlands to thwart a plot to usurp James VI before Elizabeth Tudor dies, leaving him heir to the English throne.  This giveaway is for all three e-books or a paperback copy of 1603: The Queen's Revenge.   To enter the drawing, Comment HERE.

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The Viceroy 1243 to 1253 
Montfort The Founder of Parliament
Katherine Ashe 

Battles, intrigue, treason and revenge. When Simon breaks all law and custom, refusing the proper heirs and letting the people of Blaye elect their lord, he makes deadly enemies and feeds a conspiracy against him.

Montfort The Viceroy is free for Amazon Kindle from Monday, August 11 through Wednesday, August 13.


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Remember the Past  
by Maria Grace


Elizabeth Bennet’s father, Admiral Thomas Bennet, assures his daughters that his retirement from His Majesty’s Navy will be the start of a new life for them all. Little does he know his family's battles have only just begun.

Well-connected and in possession of a good fortune, their entry into society should have been a triumph.  However, their long-awaited first season in London proves a disaster, and the resulting scandal sends the Bennets fleeing to the wilds of Derbyshire.

Widower Fitzwilliam Darcy, the master of Pemberley, wants for nothing, most especially not a wife. From the moment the Bennets arrive in Derbyshire, Darcy’s neatly ordered life turns upside down. His sons beg to keep company with their new playmates, the young Bennet twins. His mother-in-law sets her cap for Admiral Bennet. Worst of all, Darcy cannot get his mind off a certain bewitching Miss Elizabeth Bennet, but she has sworn never to let another gentleman near her heart.

Darcy’s best efforts to befriend and assist the Bennet family go horribly awry, alienating first Miss Elizabeth, then her father, and finally endangering what both men hold most dear. Can the two men Elizabeth loves most set aside their pride to prevent catastrophe for their families and win the love they seek?

Available on Amazon, Nook and Kobo.

Maria Grace will be giving away an ebook copy. Click here and leave a comment to enter.

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In the Shadow of Tyranny  
A Novel of Ancient Rome
Chris Westcott

When the Emperor Nero causes the death of his parents, Gaius sees his future dreams and aspirations brutally shattered. Unexpectedly thrown a lifeline by Vespasian, his father’s closest friend and a celebrated military leader, an offer of a role in the campaign for Judea, finds him playing a pivotal role in the epic battle for Jerusalem.

Summoned back to Rome by Domitian, the new Emperor and his lifelong friend, Gaius finds his friend a changed man, a man capable of cold-blooded murder, and Gaius is swiftly dispatched to distant Britannia with orders for the island’s legendary governor, Agricola.

Forming a mutual respect with Agricola, Gaius embarks on a campaign that will end in triumph and terror, as with the opportunity to expand the Empire within their grasp, Gaius will find himself facing a choice on which the lives of his family and the fate of an Empire will hang.

In the Shadow of Tyranny is free on Amazon internationally from July 28 through 30. After that date, Chris will provide an ecopy for anyone who leaves a comment and contact information HERE.

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The Abduction of Anne O’Donel
by Paul B McNulty

A beautiful heiress, a villainous lawyer, a scandalous abduction that shocks the country. The Abduction of Anne O’Donel tells the story of a young heiress who refuses to marry the elderly Timothy Brecknock whom her father has chosen for her. Frustrated by her lack of interest, Brecknock abducts Anne to a remote island on Lough Conn hoping to win her heart with stories of romance, politics, Evangelicalism and alchemy. Believing that her secret betrothed, Jasper Martin, will find her, Anne plays a dangerous game as the story concludes with a murder, a famous trial and a wedding.

The Abduction of Anne O’Donel is the second in a series of historical novels based on real Competition. Three of its minor characters, Sibella Cottle, Sir Harry Lynch-Blosse and Ned
Holian, will be familiar to readers of my first novel, Spellbound by Sibella.

The Abduction of Anne O’Donel is available as an e-book on Club Lighthouse,
Canada and as both a print book and e-book on Amazon UK and Amazon US.

Paul is giving away an ebook. Please comment HERE to enter the drawing.

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Crosscurrents
Jane Jackson

Santo Innis is developing a revolutionary new engine to counter the lethal effects of high-pressure steam. His backer is Richard Vaughan, heir to Frederick Tregarron, owner of Gillyvean estate.

Following the tragic deaths of his wife and baby son, Richard immersed himself in work. But his world is turned upside down by the unexpected arrival at Gillyvean of Melanie Tregarron, a talented artist and Frederick’s illegitimate youngest daughter.

Desperate to prove the viability of his invention, Santo persuades Richard to let him fit one at Gillyvean’s brewhouse.

But when Bronnen Jewell - worried about her mother's suffering at her father's hands - arrives to brew the harvest beer she's horrified, fearing loss of the income on which she depends.

As the lives of these four become entwined, a shocking revelation shatters Bronnen’s world; desperate for money Santo makes a choice that costs him everything; Melanie fears she will never be free of her past; and Richard has to face his deepest fear.

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Jane is giving away up to five iTunes copies of Crosscurrents. You can enter the drawing HERE.

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Harold loves Elditha, his beautiful Handfasted wife for many years, and she loves him back. It is Christmas 1065. When King Edward dies Elditha's husband is elected king. To her horror she is set aside for a marriage that will unite north and south against a Norman threat. But the Conqueror sweeps over the English Channel, burns their lands and destroys King Harold. Can Elditha protect her family from the Conqueror's wrath? The Handfasted Wife is the first novel in a Trilogy titled Daughters of Hastings. The Swan-Daughter, the second, will be published on 18th September 2014 as an e book and in December 2014 as a paperback.

Find Carol on her website www.carolcmcgrath.co.uk

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The Giveaway is open internationally and is a paperback copy of The Handfasted Wife. You can enter the drawing HERE.

I can be contacted via my website mail.

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Giveaway! I'm delighted to offer a signed copy of my new novel, The Queen's Exiles.

"Riveting Tudor drama in the bestselling vein of Philippa Gregory" - USA Today


1572. Europe is in turmoil. A vengeful faction of exiled English Catholics is scattered about the Continent, plotting to overthrow Queen Elizabeth and install her cousin Mary, Queen of Scots, on the throne. And in the Netherlands the streets are red with the blood of those who dare to oppose the brutal Spanish occupation. But amid the unrest, one resourceful young woman has made a lucrative enterprise…

Scottish-born Fenella Doorn salvages crippled vessels. It is on one of these ships that she meets wealthy Baron Adam Thornleigh. Secretly drawn to him, Fenella can’t refuse when Adam enlists her to join him in war-torn Brussels to help find his traitorous wife, Frances—and the children she’s taken from him.

But Adam and Fenella will put their lives in peril as they attempt to rescue his young ones, defend the Crown, and restore the peace that few can remember.

"A heart-stopping thriller" - RT Book Reviews

This giveaway is open to the U.S. and Canada

To enter the draw please leave a comment here.

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For information about my books, or to sign up for my Newsletter, please visit my website: http://www.barbarakyle.com/




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1066: What Fates Impose
G.K. Holloway

King William then utters the following words to the room:
I appoint no one as my heir to the Crown of England, but leave it to the disposal of the Eternal Creator, whose I am and who orders all things. For I did not attain that high honour by hereditary right, but wrested it from the perjured King Harold in a desperate bloody battle.

England is in crisis. King Edward has no heir and promises never to produce one. There are no obvious successors available to replace him, but quite a few claimants are eager to take the crown. While power struggles break out between the various factions at court, enemies abroad plot to make England their own. There are raids across the borders with Wales and Scotland.

Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex, is seen by many as the one man who can bring stability to the kingdom. He has powerful friends and two women who love him, but he has enemies who will stop at nothing to gain power. As 1066 begins, England heads for an uncertain future. It seems even the heavens are against Harold.

Intelligent and courageous, can Harold forge his own destiny or does he have to bow to what fates impose? This book is well researched and shows a passion for this period of time... A really really good read. Goodreads review
Packed with historical detail you really get a sense of the time period and setting. LibraryThing review
An engrossing read... A very enjoyable book Cheryl M-Ms Book Blog

G.K. HOLLOWAY has always been interested in history, politics and literature. A biography on King Harold II inspired him to write a novel based on the events of the time. Now he s done it, he is proud of his achievement especially as he is dyslexic.

G.K. is giving away two paperbacks in USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

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Sniper's Honor
Stephen Hunter

In this tour de force—part historical thriller, part modern adventure—from the New York Times bestselling author of I, Sniper, Bob Lee Swagger, a retired Marine Gunnery Sergeant, uncovers why WWII’s greatest sniper was erased from history…and why her disappearance still matters today.

Stephen Hunter has written seventeen novels. The retired chief film critic for The Washington Post, where he won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism.

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Stephen is giving away three copies within the United States.
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Of Honest Fame
M. M. Bennetts

Gambler, gaoler, soldier, sailor, smuggler, spyman, traitor, thief
A battle of wits against the brutal forces of Napoleon’s tyranny over Europe.

On a summer night in 1812, a boy sets fire to a house in Paris before escaping over the rooftops. Carrying vital intelligence about Napoleon’s Russian campaign, he heads for England. But landing in Kent, he is beaten almost to death.

The Foreign Secretary, Lord Castlereagh, is desperate for the boy’s information. He is even more desperate, however, to track down the boy’s assailant – a sadistic French agent who knows far too much about Castlereagh’s intelligence network.

Captain George Shuster is a veteran of the Peninsula, an aide-de-camp to Wellington, now recalled from the continent and struggling to adjust to civilian life. Thomas Jesuadon is a dissolute, living on the fringes of society, but with an unrivalled knowledge of the seamy underside of the capital. Setting out to trace the boy’s attacker, they journey from the slums of London to the Scottish coast, following a trail of havoc, betrayal, official incompetence and murder. It takes an unlikely encounter with a frightened young woman to give them the breakthrough that will turn the hunter into the hunted.

Meanwhile, the boy travels the breadth of Europe in the wake of the Grande Armée, witnessing at first hand the ruination they leave behind and the awful price of Napoleon’s ambition.

This companion to M.M. Bennetts’s brilliant debut, May 1812, is a gripping account of deception, daring and determination, of intelligence and guile pitted against brutality. Bennetts brings to vivid life the harrowing devastation wrought on the civilian populations of Europe by Napoleon’s men, and the grit, courage and tenacity of those who stood against them.

Please read Nancy Bilyeau's review of Of Honest Fame.

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M. M. Bennetts is giving away an ecopy of Of Honest Fame.

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Britannia: Part I: The Wall
Richard Denham and M J Trow

367 AD is one of the critical dates in British history; Roman Britain stood on the brink of chaos, but the date means little to most people now. Time has erased the memory and it is only rarely mentioned in historical books. "The Britannia Series: I - The Wall" introduces the reader to this tumultuous age and we share the adventure, confusion and bewilderment of our heroes, four common soldiers stationed at Hadrian's Wall. We find them caught up in the madness of the beginning of a chain of events which would eventually lead to the fall of Roman Britain and the beginning of the Dark Ages.

The story opens in 367 AD and four soldiers, Justinus, Paternus, Leocadius and Vitalis are out hunting for food supplies at an outpost of Hadrian's Wall when the Wall itself is attacked.
The four find their fort destroyed and its garrison killed; and Paternus cannot find his wife and son.

As they run south to Eboracum, they realize that this is no ordinary border raid. Ranged against the Romans at the edge of the world are four different peoples and they have banded together under a mysterious leader who wears a silver mask and uses the name Valentinus - man of Valentia, the turbulent area north of the Wall.

Faced with questions they are hard-pressed to answer, Leocadius blurts out a story that makes the men Heroes of the Wall. Their lives change not only when Valentinus begins his lethal sweep across Britannia but as soon as Leo's lie is out in the world, growing and changing as it goes.

Will the Wall be rebuilt and the power of Rome re-established? And will our four Heroes reach the end of their journey?

For more information please visit www.britannia-series.co.uk

Richard Denham is giving away one paperback (UK only) or an eBook (internationally) for one winner.

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The Matchmakers
Ruth J. Hartman

Jessie Selkirk has a mission — to take care of every stray cat she finds. They are her life, her sole reason for being. But when Baldwin Rutledge steps into her barn looking for a cat, she develops a whole new interest. One in which she must continually remind herself there is no future. No. Best to hope for nothing beyond friendship and spare herself a broken heart.

Baldwin Rutledge is desperate to stop his aunt from trying to find him a wife. So he decides to distract her by procuring a second cat for her. His plan is working beautifully, until he meets pretty Jessie Selkirk. Now marriage is the only thing he thinks about. He’d like to be more than acquaintances, but convincing her of that might take some doing.

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Ruth is giving away an ecopy of The Matchmakers to an international winner.

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The Unwanted Earl
by Ruth J. Hartman

Amelia Talbot has been issued a death sentence. At least it feels that way. The thought of marrying a man old enough to be her grandfather sends her into a panic. So much so that she sets off on a desperate search to find another man to marry her—quickly.

Conrad Croome, the Fifth Earl of Lofton, knows all too well that blackmail isn’t the way to form a marriage. How ironic that one Amelia Talbot uses a Croome family secret he’d thought long buried to force him to marry her.

Is Conrad doomed to a life of marriage based on an exposed secret, or could Amelia learn to love an unwanted earl?

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Ruth is giving away an ecopy of The Unwanted Earl. 

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Mesmerized
Michelle Shine

The year is 1863
Paris is imbued with the spirit of revolution.
A group of rogue painters,
later to become known as the Impressionists,
revolt against the ideals of the art establishment.
One of them, Dr Paul Gachet,
Is also inspired to update the world of medicine,
with homeopathy.


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Michelle Shine lives in London, England. For twenty years she ran a successful homeopathic practice. She is the author of What About the Potency? A homeopathic textbook now in its third edition and The Subtle Art of Healing, a novella which was longlisted for the Cinnamon Press Novella Award in 2007. Her short stories have appeared in Grey Sparrow, Liar’s League, Epiphany, and several collections. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck University.

Michelle is giving away two print copies of Mesmerised shipping within the UK and two Kindle copies internationally.

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St. Louis' Knight
Helena P. Schrader

A crusader in search of faith --
A lame lady in search of revenge --
And a King who would be saint.

St. Louis' Knight takes you to the Holy Land in the 13th century, and a world filled with knights, nobles, prophets -- and assassins.

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Helena is giving away an ecopy of St. Louis' Knight to an international winner. You can enter the giveaway HERE.

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Beyond the Call of Duty
Fred Lilley

Accused by his fellow officers of being a medal-hunter, a self-advertiser and of trying to get himself killed, Thomas Sherrington Bagshott volunteers for every dangerous mission that presents itself. But the medals and the promotion that he craves are slow in coming. Instead he gathers an impressive collection of wounds. Soldier, sometime spy and all-round adventurer "Baggy" managed never to miss a good war as it cropped up and what worthy foes he confronted, fine fellows like the Abyssinians, Zulus, Ashantees and Dervishes - all of whom were capable of putting up quite a good show when their blood was up. With endearing honesty he tells us how he saw the turbulant events of the late nineteenth century and in his humourous and opinionated way he brings history to life as he rubs shoulders with the great heroes of the era. "Baggy"personifies the Victorian virtues of patriotism and dedication to duty and although he and his family are fictional all the rest of the characters who appear in Beyond the Call of Duty are real life historical figures.

In his early twenties, the author went to work as a "mercantile assistant" in Malaya which at the time was torn by a vicious guerrilla war euphemistically called the "Emergency". Following eleven happy years as a civilian in this war zone, he accepted a commercial post based in yet another of the world's trouble-spots - Beirut. This was followed by eleven years island-hopping in the Caribbean and finally ten years in the Arabian Gulf. Now, after 40 expatriate years, he has retired to West Sussex to write, study history and rediscover hi roots. His publications include Red-Haired Devil, the experiences of a civilian living in Malaya during the "Emergency", West Sussex in Character, a glimpse at some of the county's more colourful personalities and Sussex Celebrities, a gallery of icons, eccentrics and one or two rogues.

Available at the pubisher's website.

Fred is giving away a print copy of the book within the UK or Ireland. You can enter the drawing HERE.


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11 comments:

  1. Can't wait to read this one! It sounds great. I love stories in this time period. So glad that I found this blog. :))

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  2. This one is off to a great start, can't wait to find out what happens next!

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  3. This does look great!

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  4. I started reading Regencies, but seem to be drifting backwards in time and picking up Georgians now, too. Can't wait to read this one!

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  5. I have so wanted to read this one! I have loved Emery's other books.

    Tmrtini at gmail dot com

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  6. Victoria -

    Can you see the huge smile on my face? After a very very long week I loved reading the excerpt! I can't wait to read A Wild Night's Bride and find out "the rest of the story"!

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  7. Just discovered this site via FBpage!

    Oh! I can't wait to read this!!! This is the sentence that makes me want to read more: “May the same God save me…for I’m going to be hung, drawn, and quartered for spending last night rutting in the King of England’s bed!” ;o) Going to get my copy now. ;o)

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  8. This looks to be a must-have for any self-respecting Georgianista :)

    s.c.littleton@btinternet.com

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  9. lucky Elizabeth! gorgeous book... EnJoy!

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  10. If it is International I want participate :)
    E-mail: celesc23@gmail.com

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  11. Debbie, You invited me to post my Giveaway here in the comments section (at least, I hope this is the right one!). I am doing a 100 eBooks Giveaway of my Biographical Historical Novel, Reluctant Queen: The Story of Mary Rose Tudor, the Defiant Little Sister of Infamous English King Henry VIII. The Giveaway started on 30 June 2014 and lasts for one week. Here's the link: http://geraldineevansbooks.com/librarything-ebook-giveaway-of-reluctant-queen/

    Geraldine Evans

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