Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tour

Amy Bruno of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours is organizing an 8-stop tour for me with interviews, guest posts, spotlights, and reviews. I hope you’ll join us. ¬†Details below:

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Read Excerpts from A Minor Deception: A Joseph Haydn Mystery

Interested in reading a series of excerpts to get a feel for my debut mystery? Well, you’re in luck. Goddess Fish Promotions is hosting a two-week Excerpt Tour for me starting January 2. Every blog hosting me will post an excerpt from A Minor Deception.

Read on for blog names and tour dates:

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Death in Haydn’s Austria

There are few things I enjoy more than researching the Haydn novels. I’ve shared anecdotes from the great composer’s earliest biographers with you, and I’m sure you’ll agree they’re all delightful. I’ve also enjoyed delving into Habsburg history, and seeing how decisions made in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led eventually to an assassination and a world war in the twentieth century. The Habsburgs could never have guessed they were plotting their own demise!

There was however one aspect of my research that gave me nightmares: death and its many causes, or forensic pathology.

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Congratulations, Goodreads Winners!

Congratulations to the two readers who won a signed copy of the first Joseph Haydn Mystery, A Minor Deception. I’m so excited to have you read it. Your books will be in the mail tomorrow.

To the other entrants, thank you for entering the giveaway. It warmed my heart that so many of you requested the book.  As a quick reminder, print copies are available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. You can read the ebook on your Kindle, Nook, Kobo, or Apple device.

And, of course, a huge thank you to Goodreads for hosting the Giveaway.

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