Monday, May 8, 2017

May Reading List! #Horror #Zombie #Mystery #Lizzie Borden

April showers bring May flowers - and some new and new-to-you books to read! Load up that Kindle!
(See links to previous reading lists on the top tab!)



And for something different - 

I had to add this as it's too funny not to. And hey, when I last looked it was free. Who knew the Colonel was so, um, hot??


Tender Wings of Desire - Colonel Sanders - yes, it's a romance with that KFC stud-muffin, Colonel Sanders...









Apocalyptic- Dystopian:

(On sale - 99 cents to May 8!) Get it quick! Ends today!
Watcher - (Watcher Series Book 1), AJ Eversley - What if you had to choose who would live and who would die? Sawyer Russo has sworn to protect humanity, and as a Watcher she’s done just that. But the Bots and Carbons that took her city are evolving, and they start picking the Watchers off one by one. A betrayal blurs the line between friend and foe. Now it all comes down to one choice – who can she save? And who does she have to let go? (Amazon.CA)

Horror:


The Monster Pit - Robert W. Walker - People are disappearing near the gaping hole of the soon-to-be-built Chicago Spire. Can Det. Aubrey Hamilton and members of the retired "Old Fart Squad" find out what monstrous mysteries are lurking beneath the surface of what locals call The Monster Pit? Novella with a touch of history, mystery and horror! 



Lizzie Borden:

 Did you know there were actually two murder plots to kill the wealthy couple, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden? Here, for the first time, we offer new evidence, photos, and the identity of mysterious key players in the tragedy--two men the police and attorneys searched for, but never found. Who were they? And how did they figure into this surreal murder case? We also offer photographic evidence of how the murderer broke the famous hatchet, and in only seconds.


The Murderer's Maid: A Lizzie Borden Novel - Erika Mailman - Intriguing new tale centering on Lizzie Borden's maid! (Hardcover, releases Oct. 30)

Past and present stories of two women: one, the servant of infamous murderer Lizzie Borden, and the other a modern-day barista fleeing from an attempt on her life. Trapped by servitude and afraid for her own safety, Bridget finds herself an unwilling witness to the tensions in the volatile Borden household. Lizzie, the younger sister, seethes with resentment against her father and stepmother. Unknowingly connected to the events of a century before, Brooke, the illegitimate daughter of an immigrant maid, struggles to conceal her identity and stay a jump ahead of the men she thinks want to kill her. When she meets Anthony, an attorney who believes in second chances, she has to decide whether to stop running and begin her life anew.

Mystery:
New! Audiobook!
The Dead of Winter, (A Piper Blackwell Mystery, Book 1) - Jean Rabe
In a deceptively peaceful county, a murderer hides in plain sight.
Fifty-eight minutes into her first day on the job, 23-year-old Sheriff Piper Blackwell is faced with a grisly murder, the victim artfully posed amid decorations on his lawn. Drawing on former military training, Piper must prove herself worthy of the sheriff's badge, and that won't be easy.
Chief Deputy Oren Rosenberg, Piper's opponent in the recent election, doesn't like her and wants her to fail. She doesn't like him either, but she needs Oren to help catch the killer before another victim is discovered. Too late!  (NEWS-The sequel comes out Sept. 1! - See her website for updates.) 


Happy  Homicides 5 - The Purr-fect Crime, Joanna Campbell Slan, etc.
The latest in the Happy Homicides collection of short stories. This one features felines. Includes stories by Joanna Campbell Slan, Linda Gordon Hengerer, Loulou Harrington, Neil Plakcy, Teresa Trent, Terry Ambrose, Amy Vansant, Randy Rawls, Christina Freeburn, Wendy Sand Eckel, and Karen Cantwell. Includes a special email address so you can send away for a bonus file full of recipes and fun project ideas.

Zombie:

 Aliens Vs. Zombies, Mark Cusco Ailes - War of the Worlds meets Night of the Living Dead!
In need of replenishing their food supply, aliens travel to Earth - and find a zombie apocalypse. Will the aliens win in their battle against the zombies, or turn into a food source? (Two nightmares in one!) 




Lizzie Borden, Zombie Hunter, C.A. Verstraete -

Every family has its secrets…
One hot August morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden picked up an axe and murdered her father and stepmother. Newspapers claim she did it for the oldest of reasons: family conflicts, jealousy and greed. But what if her parents were already dead? What if Lizzie slaughtered them because they’d become zombies?

Thrust into a horrific world where the walking dead are part of a shocking conspiracy to infect not only Fall River, Massachusetts, but also the world beyond, Lizzie battles to protect her sister, Emma, and her hometown from nightmarish ghouls and the evil forces controlling them.




BONUS: Apocalyptic - Dystopian:
 Babylon Working , Davy Lyons - The end of the world is just a beginning... Sign up for his mailing list to get a free copy. Get Part 2 and Part 3 on Amazon - sale 99 cents.

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