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Birthday Bargains! 50-100% OFF eBooks

Birthday Bargains! 50-100% OFF eBooks

It’s our¬†birthday ūüôā

We have decided to celebrate by giving back to our readers and having a 1 day sale on our eBooks.

Most of our 99c books are FREE today and our other books are all 50% off.

The links below will take you to Smashwords where you can use the code below each book at the checkout stage and it will give you the listed discount. Smashwords has formats for all eBook readers.

Instructions for those unfamiliar with uploading files to their eReader:
Kobo | Kindle | Nook (FAQ Library 12.)

 FREE

 50% OFF


Code: YK56E ($2.99 $1.50)

Code: NL76B ($3.99 $2.00)

Code: RC88P ($3.29 $1.65)

Code: TW59A ($2.99 $1.50)

Code: NK42G ($2.99 $1.50)

Code: JH96V ($3.29 $1.65)

Code: HY46X ($1.99 $0.99)

Code: AB22K ($1.99 $0.99)

Code: HQ98K ($1.99 $0.99)

Code: EL44K ($2.99 $1.50)

Code: UK22K ($3.99 $2.00)

Code: FS25R ($1.99 $0.99)

Code: EU58T ($1.99 $0.99)

Code: DB24G ($2.99 $1.50)

Code: TR76G ($2.99 $1.50)
And of course there are still our permanently free books as well.

Permanently FREE

AtoZChallenge 2015: A is for Agatha Christie

AtoZ Challenge 2015 Wittegen Press AAtoZ Challenge 2015: A is for Agatha Christie

Greetings to the first of our blog posts in honour of the A to Z Challenge 2015. Thanks to everyone who have spent months organising this fantastic yearly event where we bloggers go nuts and post 26 pieces in 30 days (we get Sundays off).

So, our theme here at Wittegen Press this year is ‘why’, specifically, why have we, as authors, written the titles we have. And, each day, the book we’re talking about will be FREE.

So without further ado, onto our first ‘why’.

The book I’m talking about today is Mouse Trap. This was one of the first books I wrote when Tash and I began publishing as Wittegen Press. It was written to request for a charity drive, but, in fact, the lovely requester left much of the development of the plot to me, so I took inspiration from the crime mysteries of the so-called Mystery Golden Age¬†where the likes of Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers had their white-tied detectives searching for murders in the English Aristocracy.

I grew up first watching and then reading the murder mysteries of Agatha Christie, Ngaio Marsh and Dorothy L Sayers. I still love them! They have a strange, very stiff-upper-lip approach to crime where solving the case is the challenge, and all of them have gorgeous Downton Abbey style settings. They are surreal and escapist, and I wanted to emulate a little of that idea in Mouse Trap.

The story is a novella, and I knew I could never get the kind of complexities that Christie inserts into her books into such a short plot, so I stepped back from murder and went for theft instead. Then I threw in a country house weekend as my setting and the characters evolved from there. Harry Moorsely, my protagonist and sleuth, a free spirit, an artist and a lesbian. Mariam DeBoer, younger, naive, and attached to a jealous boyfriend. ¬†When Lady Jane Devrill’s jewels are stolen, well, if you know your Christie, then you can guess what happens next.

Mouse Trap is very much a light-hearted tribute to those old mysteries, it does not pretend to be a full-out sleuth-fest, and it contains a steamy romance, something that Agatha might not have approved of ;). Still, I hope you enjoy it!

So, do you have a favourite murder mystery?

 



FREE Book Offer 

Mouse Trap by Sophie DuncanMouse Trap by Sophie Duncan

There’s no need for a code, this book is permanently ¬†FREE, so just follow the title link above for all the download¬†options.

Harry Moorsely is a noticing sort of gal.
And she has noticed Mariam DeBoer.

Visiting her God Mother, Lady Jane Devril, bright young thing, Harry, has set her sights on another guest at the weekend house party, the divinely elfin Mariam. Yet, when Lady Jane’s emeralds are stolen in the middle of the night, Harry’s eye for detail means only she sees the clues that point to an inside job. Should she believe her suspicions, or will her heart lead her to another conclusion?

Join Harry in solving the case in this entertaining, free, lesbian mystery.

WARNING: This books contains explicit adult content.


¬†Our other AtoZ blogs:¬†Tasha’s Thinkings | Sophie’s Thoughts and Fumbles| FB3X (AC)


AtoZChallenge List 2015 click to see other participants.


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