Category Archives: ANTHOLOGIES

APPLE EDITION NOW AVAILABLE! #25KillerCozies

25 Mysteries to Die For is now available on Apple. At last!

Curl up with these Cozy Mysteries.

Curl up with these Cozy Mysteries.

APPLE: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1173025136

It’s available for $3.99, not as fabulous a bargain as the original 99c offer – for which blame the dilatory Apple! – but still a terrific bargain.

I’ll just include the links for everybody else in case you inadvertently missed the email.

https://www.amazon.com/25-Mysteries-Die-25-Novel-Collection-ebook/dp/B01N7GHMTR/ref=sr_1_6?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1486727170&sr=1-6&keywords=geraldine+evans

https://www.amazon.com.au/25-Mysteries-Die-25-Novel-Collection-ebook/dp/B01N7GHMTR/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1486726170&sr=8-7&keywords=geraldine+evans

NOOK SALES LINK: http://bit.ly/2fV07NR

KOBO SALES LINK: https://www.kobo.com/gb/en/ebook/25-mysteries-to-die-for-a-25-novel-cozy-mystery-collection

D2D SALES LINK: https://books2read.com/u/b6QRwJ

You may already know some of the authors, but others, you may not, and this box set is a great way to discover new authors, and their work, and hopefully find new favourites to add to your list. 

I hope you enjoy this collection; it has some good reviews, so I think you might!

 

 

25 Mystery Novel Bundle

❤ Love a good MYSTERY? ❤

Then this is for you. Something to get your teeth into. Igmore the laundry. Ignore the dirty dishes. They’ll still be there when you’ve got to the end of this. Go on. Be a devil!usa-today-box-set-3d-tiny-size-93kb

 

At the bargain price of just $3.99 – for a short time only.!

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Amazon

US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N7GHMTR

UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01N7GHMTR

CA: https://www.amazon.ca//dp/B01N7GHMTR

AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B01N7GHMTR

 NOOK: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/25-mysteries-to-die-for-ava-mallory/125091022?ean=2940153481937

KOBO: https://www.kobo.com/gb/en/ebook/25-mysteries-to-die-for-a-25-novel-cozy-mystery-collection

LAST DAY! 99c – 3RD BUNDLE RAFFERTY LLEWELLYN Books 9-12

Just a quickie, to let you know my third Rafferty & Llewellyn Box Set is GOING ON A FINAL-DAY OFFER AT 99c / 99p! Monday 30 January is the day, so if you missed my introductory offer, now’s your chance to get this bundle at a bargain price.

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https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N20NJ85

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01N20NJ85

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01N20NJ85

https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B01N20NJ85

Plus all other countries in the Amazon empire!

 

This offer is only for Amazon (because I forgot to alter the prices for all the other retailers. Oops. I’ll do the same reduction on 4 February 2017 (or earlier, depending on when they alter the price.)

The novels included in it are:

BLOOD ON THE BONES
A THRUST TO THE VITALS
DEATH DUES
ALL THE LONELY PEOPLE

But remember, this is the final day, so if you want it, then grab it! And if you think any of your friends might like it, why not forward it to them?

After that, it will be charged at it’s full price of $4.99. This really is the final day. If you miss it – it’s gone.

NOOK, APPLE AND KOBO BUYERS – WATCH THIS SPACE!

THIRD RAFFERTY & LLEWELLYN BUNDLE BOOKS 9 – 12

My third Rafferty bundle is now ready, formatted, spellchecked, and all systems go! Well, apart from B & N Nook, who still haven’t put it up on their shelves. Slowcoaches! Yes, it’s now also up at Nook!

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The bundle consists of these novels:

BLOOD ON THE BONES #9

DI Joe Rafferty’s latest case is in an enclosed Catholic convent. It is anybody’s guess whether lapsed Catholic Rafferty catches the murderer before religion catches up with him.

A THRUST TO THE VITALS
Can DI Joe Rafferty find the real murderer before he is forced to arrest his brother, Mickey, for the crime?

DEATH DUES
With his wife-to-be’s wedding budget spiraling out of control, and a series of muggings now escalated to murder, DI Joe Rafferty’s attempts to control the situations, land him in hot water on both counts.

ALL THE LONELY PEOPLE
When Detective Inspector Joseph Rafferty visits his local pub for a quick drink, he’s looking to forget his troubles, not add to them. His ex-fiancée Abra is still refusing to talk to him, and he’s fast losing hope of a reconciliation. But Rafferty is not destined to enjoy his drink in peace. Because a man is found dead – stabbed in the pub’s car park – and a preoccupied Rafferty is to lead the investigation.

AMAZON:

US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N20NJ85

UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01N20NJ85

CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01N20NJ85

AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B01N20NJ85

This book is on offer, too, at all the other Amazon sites – just remove the country extension and replace with your own countries’.

KOBO BOOKS: https://www.kobo.com/gb/en/ebook/rafferty-llewellyn-boxed-set-books-9-12

APPLE: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1193442400

B & N NOOK: Yes! Finally up at B & N Nook!: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/rafferty-llewellyn-boxed-set-books-9-12-geraldine-evans/1125460552?ean=2940153487366

DRAFT2DIGITAL UNIVERSAL LINK: https://www.books2read.com/u/3LrLXJ

INKTERA: 

http://www.inktera.com/store/title/40319b70-bfdd-42db-8c02-0af088fe14b2

 

RAFFERTY & LLEWELLYN SERIES
Dead Before Morning #1
Down Among the Dead Men #2
Death Line #3
The Hanging Tree #4
Absolute Poison #5
Dying For You #6
Bad Blood #7
Love Lies Bleeding #8
Blood on the Bones #9
A Thrust to the Vitals #10
Death Dues #11
All the Lonely People #12
Death Dance #13
Deadly Reunion #14
Kith and Kill #15
Asking For It #16
The Spanish Connection #17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How we are doing on our USA Today Bestseller attempt.

I thought you might be interested in how we’re doing on this ambitious attempt at bestseller-dom.

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Just a few minutes ago, I checked Amazon, and we’re at:

On Amazon.com – we’re 490 overall in store. Though I seem to recall somebody said at one stage we were at 150.

Amazon.co.uk: 

Kobo Books:

Apple: Still waiting for it to appear on Apple

B & N Nook: BN ID: 2940153481937

Publisher: Ava Mallory
Publication date: 12/27/2016
Series: Killer Cozies
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 2,144
LINK TO NOOK: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/25-mysteries-to-die-for-ava-mallory/1125091022?ean=2940153481937

It’s pretty good! I don’t think we’re going to meet our main target of the USA Today bestseller charts, but that was very ambitious. Still, who knows – it’s available till March 27, so there’s plenty of time yet.

Thanks to all of you who have spent the 99c / 99p cost of this book, and also thanks to those of you who have reviewed it. You’re worth your weight in gold!

http://sleuthcafe.com/2016/12/02/interview-alannah-foley-one-authors-die-box-set/

 

December 2, 2016 by

#25KillerCozies Interview with Ava Mallory, one of the Authors featured in 25 Killer Cozies

Today, we get to meet author Ava Mallory. Her novel, Mercy and Mayhem, A Mercy Mares cozy mystery, is just one of the fabulous 25 novels featured in this great bargain box set.

It’s available for pre-order now, but just on Nook, iBooks and Kobo. It will be available on Amazon on the publishing date, 27 December 2016.

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Available for pre-order NOW.

 

Ava Mallory is the amazing woman who organised all the authors who feature in this book. Organising authors – not a job for faint hearts. I think she’s really Wonder Woman!

She’s also a woman of mystery, hence her author pic!

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Anyway, here’s Ava’s interview. Come back tomorrow, and I’ll have another featured author rounded up!

AVA MALLORY AUTHOR INTERVIEW

 SC: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?

My name is Ava Mallory. I like to call myself a genre hoarder. Primarily, I write cozy mysteries, but because you can never have too many mysteries in life, I also write psychological thrillers and romantic thrillers.

Prior to writing full-time, I’ve worn many hats. I was a hospice nurse for twenty years while also raising children, chauffeuring children to activities, volunteering as a child advocate, and sub-contracting as a copywriter for a small publishing house.

Since I became a full-time writer, my life hasn’t changed much. I basically still do all of the above, but this go around, I do it in my pajamas. (Don’t tell my children that! J)

SC: Was there a certain time in your life you knew you wanted to write?

When I was 4 years old, my mother took my younger brother and I to a Storytime activity at our neighborhood library. I don’t know if that was the first time we’d gone or just the most memorable time. When the librarian walked in the room with a book in hand (a Dick and Jane book, if I recall correctly), I knew right then and there that I would grow up to be a writer.

As is often the case, life had other plans for me. I veered this way and that and found a long-time career as a hospice nurse, but I never once lost sight of my goal to become a full-time writer.

SC: What are you currently working on?

I always have several projects going at once. I’m editing the next book in one of cozy mystery series now. I plan on publishing it in January. I’m also outlining a new novel for my thriller series and developing a new cozy mystery series to be released next fall.

SC: Of the books you’ve written, which one is your favorite and why?

I absolutely adore my Mercy & Mayhem novel. It’s the first in my A Mercy Mares cozy mystery series. It’s the most personal of my novels. Each character is loosely based on people I’ve met and/or worked with in my life.

SC: What books have most influenced you as a writer?

I’m an eclectic reader. The books that have influenced me most are To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb, Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier, most of Agatha Christie’s works, and most recently, books by Emma Donoghue.

SC: What do you find to be the most challenging part of writing? And the most rewarding?

The most challenging part of writing for me is conquering my own fear. I think we all deal with fear of failure, fear of rejection, fear of being exposed. The most rewarding is finishing any project. Typing The End still makes me giddy every single time.

SC: What book is on your nightstand?

(1.) The Silent Witness by Brittainy C. Cherry (2.) Evelyn, After by Victoria Helen Stone

SC: What can we look forward to seeing from you in the future?

I plan on releasing three new cozy novels in the coming year. One will be the second book in my paranormal cozy mystery series and the other two will be new novels in my A Mercy Mares series.

I also write psychological thrillers under a pseudonym. I’ll have three releases for that pen name next year as well.

SC: Is there anything you’d like to share with your readers?

I’m thankful for each and every reader. Knowing that someone has read my work means the world to me. I love interacting with them and receiving feedback from them. I cannot wait to share new works with them and some fun perks for newsletter subscribers.

NOTE:

I have three titles in the box set. One is a short prequel to my A Mercy Mares series. The next is the first novel in that series and the other is the first in my paranormal cozy mystery series. I’ve attached cover images for each.

AUTHOR LINKS

Website link writeravamallory.wix.com/avamallory

Facebook Link (author page) https://www.facebook.com/Ava-Mallory-1443761745884008/

Twitter Link https://twitter.com/avamallorypens

AUTHOR BIO

In Ava Mallory’s world, chocolate is a vegetable and life is a great, big adventure!

When not writing mysteries, Ava can be found surfing the internet, binge-watching her favorite shows and movies, or corralling her children.

There! Having read what Ava plans to achieve next year, you have to agree with me that she’s secretly Wonder Woman!

To pre-order this fab collection, click the retailer’s link.

teaser-general-social-media-size-with-box-set-cover-available-to-pre-order-blue25 cozy mystery novels for the fab price of 99c / 99p! #25kiilerCozies

D2D SALES LINK: https://books2read.com/u/b6QRwJ

NOOK SALES LINK: http://bit.ly/2fV07NR

KOBO SALES LINK:  https://store.kobobooks.com/…/25-mysteries-to-die-for-a-25-…