One of our recommended books is The Deadly Hours by Susanna Kearsley

THE DEADLY HOURS


Four authors. Four stories. One priceless pocket watch.​

From a stellar line-up of historical mystery novelists come four gripping tales of a priceless & cursed gold watch passing through time wreaking havoc from one owner to the next… The characters are irrevocably linked by fate, each playing a key role in breaking the curse and destroying the watch once and for all.

From 1733 Italy to Edinburgh in 1831 to a series of chilling murders in 1870 London, and a lethal game of revenge decades later, the watch touches lives with misfortune,

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Four authors. Four stories. One priceless pocket watch.​

From a stellar line-up of historical mystery novelists come four gripping tales of a priceless & cursed gold watch passing through time wreaking havoc from one owner to the next… The characters are irrevocably linked by fate, each playing a key role in breaking the curse and destroying the watch once and for all.

From 1733 Italy to Edinburgh in 1831 to a series of chilling murders in 1870 London, and a lethal game of revenge decades later, the watch touches lives with misfortune, until it comes into the reach of one young woman who might be able to stop it for good.

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  • Poisoned Pen Press
  • Paperback
  • September 2020
  • 352 Pages
  • 9781492664444

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About Susanna Kearsley, C. S. Harris, Anna Lee Huber & Christine Trent

Susanna Kearsley is the author of The Deadly HoursSusanna Kearsley, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, is a former museum curator who loves restoring the lost voices of real people to the page, interweaving historical intrigue with modern adventure. Her books, published in translation in more than 20 countries, have won the Catherine Cookson Fiction Prize, RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards, a RITA Award, and National Readers’ Choice Awards, and have finaled for the UK’s Romantic Novel of the Year and the Crime Writers of Canada’s Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel. She lives near Toronto, Ontario.

 

 

C.S. Harris is the author of The Deadly HoursC.S. Harris, aka Candice Proctor and C.S. Graham, is the USA Today bestselling, award-winning author of more than two dozen novels including the Sebastian St. Cyr Regency mystery series written under the name C.S. Harris, the C.S. Graham thriller series co-written with Steven Harris, and seven historical romances. She is also the author of a nonfiction historical study of women in the French Revolution. Her books are available worldwide and have been translated into over twenty languages. She now makes her home in New Orleans, Louisiana, with her husband, retired Army officer Steve Harris, and an ever-expanding number of cats.

 

Anna Lee Huber is the author of The Deadly HoursAnna Lee Huber is the Daphne award-winning author of the national bestselling Lady Darby Mysteries, the Verity Kent Mysteries, and the Gothic Myths series, as well as the forthcoming anthology The Deadly Hours. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she majored in music and minored in psychology. She currently resides in Indiana with her family and is hard at work on her next novel.

 

 

Christine Trent is the author of The Deadly HoursChristine Trent is the author of the Lady of Ashes historical mystery series, about a Victorian-era undertaker, as well as the author of three other historical novels. Her novels have been translated into Turkish, Polish, and Czech.  She writes from her tiny writing nook in her home, where she lives with her cats, entirely too many fountain pens, and numerous research books.  She is an active traveler, having journeyed to England to conduct book research at historic sites.

Praise

“Charming… Four interconnected visits to a world of danger, wit, beauty and genuine romance. Treat yourself!” ―Anne Perry, internationally bestselling author

“A fantastic read.” –Tasha Alexander, New York Times bestselling author

“What a treat ” –Victoria Thompson, USA Today bestselling author

“A gold watch rumored to be cursed links the plots of the four novellas in this superior anthology.” Publishers Weekly