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FREE 4-Mystery Boxset – Part of the Rafferty and Llewellyn 17-Book Series

‘DARN GOOD READ.’ 17-STRONG SERIES

Tired of reading avid authors’ descriptions of serial killers’ sadism?

Long for a mystery that introduces you to an engaging, often failing, main character?

Then meet Detective Inspector Joe Rafferty. He tries. He fails. Educated in the University of Life, not Oxbridge, so he certainly isn’t a detecting genius like Sherlock Holmes. He’s got his problems—A Ma who’s pushing him to marry again; a larger family who don’t always obey the letter of the law; and a po-faced partner who looks with a jaundiced eye on his often mercurial conduct of cases – never mind his family. His family – many of whom think that if he must be a copper, he might at least have the decency to be a bent one. And then there’s his boss…but the less said about him the better.

4-NOVEL MYSTERY SERIES BOXSET

‘Contagious detective duo.’

DEAD BEFORE MORNING #1

A murder victim with no face. A media calling for answers. And a detective with a family not averse to a little gentle law-bending. 

Newly-promoted British Detective Joe Rafferty and his partner, Sergeant Dafyd Llewellyn in a murder mystery involving the killing of a young woman bludgeoned beyond recognition, with no ID and found in a secure place to which she supposedly had no admission. Who is she? How has she gained access? And who was responsible for her murder?

DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN #2

A murder victim with no known enemies. A dead patriarch. And a detective who’s struggling.

Rafferty and Llewellyn set out to discover who killed Barbara Longman, a woman with no known enemies. But it soon becomes apparent that the murder has been committed by someone who must have known the victim very well.

DEATH LINE #3

A murdered seer who failed to predict his own future. A partner who refuses to see the murder as an inside job. And a Detective who’s coming up empty. 

The detective duo try to solve the murder, with his own crystal ball, of the famed ‘seer’, Jasper Moon. Gradually it becomes clear that Jasper Moon was a man of many parts, not all of them very savoury.

THE HANGING TREE #4

A disappearing murder victim no one would miss. A witness destined to haunt him. And a Detective who felt ambivalent about getting a conviction. 

The detective pair investigate the case of the vanishing hanged man. But when the dead man turns up for a second time, they discover he was a man many had reason to hate. Because Maurice Smith, charged years earlier with four child rapes, had escaped on a legal technicality. Was someone acting as the public executioner, dealing out their own form of justice on the legendary Hanging Tree?

If you like the Detective Bill Slider novels, the Dalziel and Pascoe series, and Stephanie Plum, the multi-book Rafferty & Llewellyn series brings the wit, wisdom and willingness to bend the law with the best of them.

17-STRONG SERIES

Buy this book to learn about the enterprising Joe Rafferty, his ne’er-do-well family, and po-faced partner.

4-NOVEL MYSTERY BOX-SET

Just click the link:

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ABSOLUTELY, CATEGORICALLY THE LAST DAY AT 99c /99p! 4-Novel Rafferty Mystery Bundle

Amazing Bargain!

Amazing Bargain!

Today is your last chance to buy this 4-mystery ebook bundle at 99c / 99p. I had to extend it for a few days at Amazon because I had left it late to do the other retailers, so you Amazonians got a bonus. Definitely not to be repeated – I’ll get my act together in future!

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

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

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

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

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

B and N NOOK: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/rafferty-llewellyn-boxed-set-books-9-12-geraldine-evans/1125460552?ean=2940153487366

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

 

 

Rafferty Mystery The Hanging Tree #4, at 99c / 99p for two days only

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‘Terrific series.’ #4 in the Rafferty & Llewellyn mystery series.

I’m offering another of my mystery novels at the bargain price of 99c / 99p, for two days only, the 12/13 November 2016.

‘A great book. A wonderfully entertaining read.’

A Little Laughter. A Little Mayhem. A Little MURDER…

‘The old crossroads used to run by here,’ Sam told Rafferty. ‘Legend has it that this was the original Hanging Tree.’

The murder mystery of ‘The Hanging Man’, whose body disappears just before Christmas, and then turns up again, suspended from the ancient ‘Hanging Tree’, has Essex Detective Joe Rafferty questioning his belief in justice and his own role in its pursuit.

Rafferty knows he is expected to go after the murderer with as much vigor as he would any other killer. But he is in danger of becoming his own worse adversary as the victim was a man who escaped jail on a legal technicality after being accused of four child rapes. The case was a cause-célébre and caused much ill-feeling in Elmhurst’s community. In this police procedural, Rafferty must battle against the inner conviction that Maurice Smith – a man who ruined more than just his young victims’ lives – fully deserved to be murdered. He feels that if there is a self-appointed executioner at work, meting out his own form of justice on the legendary Hanging Tree, then Smith’s ‘executioner’ is more to be lauded than condemned.

Consequently, rather less than full of the Christmas Spirit as the Big Day approaches, Rafferty can only wish he hadn’t opened his big mouth and invited his partner, Dafyd Llewellyn’s mother to both his Ma’s spare room and the Rafferty clan’s festive meal. Because, from his own intuition and Llewellyn’s ever more dour expression as his mother’s arrival gets closer, he has reason to believe the wretched woman’s visit is going to end in disaster. And not just for Llewellyn’s burgeoning romantic relationship with Maureen.

Rafferty fears he is about to become the Fall Guy twice over. Because he is only too aware that if he fails to find the murderer because of his own repugnance for the victim, he will also fail as a detective and his moral dilemma will give him no option but to resign.

There are seventeen books in the 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
All the Lonely People #11
Death Dance #12
Death Dues #13
Deadly Reunion #14
Kith and Kill #15

Asking For It # 16

The Spanish Connection #17

LINKS: 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004XJ6Q7U

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004XJ6Q7U

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B004XJ6Q7U

https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B004XJ6Q7U

https://www.amazon.de/dp/B004XJ6Q7U

https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B004XJ6Q7U

https://www.amazon.in/dp/B004XJ6Q7U

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1171840399

https://www.kobo.com/gb/en/ebook/the-hanging-tree-1

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-hanging-tree-4-geraldine-evans/1119853379?ean=9781501463556

For 24symbols, scribd and inktera, it is available through this universal link: https://books2read.com/u/4j1zlm

Remember, it’s only on offer at this bargain price for two days.

PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE – #25KillerCozies

Getting closer to release date! Excited?I’ll say. I don’t know what to do with myself!

 

If you haven’t read my previous post. This is 20+ authors attempt to crack the USA Today Best seller charts. I know. Scary, right?

Authors who have been in this game for a while, are only too used to failure and rejection, so this ambitious attempt is a shot in the arm!

Our leader and inspiration for this enterprise, is our lovely fellow author, called Ava Mallory. All I can say is Go, Ava, Go!

It went on pre-order on 8 November, and will be published on 27 December 2016.

Here are the links to pre-order:

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

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

Still awaiting iBooks Link.

We’re not doing a pre-order at Amazon. You’ll be able to get it there on the day it’s released – 27 December 2016.

Wish us luck!

#25KillerCozies

Great freebie Offer! First 4 Novels in the Rafferty And Llewellyn Mystery series

Get this great freebie! Limited offer. Ends 25 October 2016. Claim it now: https://www.instafreebie.com/free/YHhod.

Only until 25 October 2016

Only until 25 October 2016

Last Day of eBook Mystery Box Set Sale!

99c / 99p for the first FOUR novels in my Rafferty and Llewellyn mystery series!

A great combination of police work and personal lives. Can’t wait to read more!’ Amazon.com Reviewer

I’m doing my first Bookbub advert from 7th October to 9th October for one of my box sets.

Here are the links:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00LJ3G7LS
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LJ3G7LS

APPLE – Hurrah! Managed to upload my box sets :)

Finally! I’ve done it. My two Rafferty & Llewellyn Box Sets are available on Apple. Phew!

‘Contagious Detective Duo.’

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I swear I was cursed with Apple. Whatever I did, there was something wrong with every book I tried to upload. Metadata – wrong. Cover – wrong. Don’t mention the other big ‘A’ – wrong. In fact don’t mention anybody, apparently including your own website – wrong.

Anyway I’ve finally done it to Apple’s liking. Miracle!

I really need a lie down now, but I’d better get on and upload the rest of my books while I’m on a roll!

APPLE: https://itunes.apple.com/us/author/geraldine-evans/id288197023?mt=11

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