Easter Gifts and Gangsters!

As a special Easter treat, I have three FREE books on offer today:

The Gifting

Simon Hartstongue is a mind-reader, and branded a coward and a murderer. When his overlord and lover Ralph Tregannon turns against him, he is forced to embark on a treacherous journey to the distant and magical land of Gathandria in order to save his country and his own soul. During a series of terrifying trials, Simon must encounter the trickery of the deadly Mind Executioner and the secret dealings of those he ought to trust.

The Gifting is an Awesome Indies novel, and is showcased at the Awesome Indies website.

Download the ebook for FREE!

The Gangster’s Wife

When 53-year-old Elise Walker returns home after a day at the office to find her husband Gerald dead of a heart attack, she doesn’t expect a visit from the police with revelations about Gerald’s secret life.

Soon, however, her own life takes a distinctive turn for the surreal, with missing loot, online crime and curious neighbours the least of her problems. Not to mention trying to deal with never-ending funeral arrangements and stay on top of her job.

Thank goodness then for the support of her ever-reliable boss, Hugh. But will even he turn against her when she decides to contact Gerald’s former gang members to find out more? And what is the real significance of the note Gerald left her? Most important of all, if Elise ever finds the money, will she be able to keep it?

Download the ebook for FREE!

Thirty Ways to Pray Without Really Praying

Thirty Ways to Pray Without Really Praying is a spiritual book designed to help you draw closer to your inner self, whether you pray regularly or not at all. It provides one activity for you to do every day for a month, and will help you focus on the things that are important to you. Happy praying (without really praying at all)!

Download the ebook for FREE!

Happy reading! And I hope you all have a joyous and relaxing Easter.

Anne Brooke Books
The Gathandrian Fantasy Trilogy
Biblical Fiction UK

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Blog 110: Happy Valentine Weekend – Free Book Friday!

Happy Valentine Weekend to all, however you’re spending your time! This week for Free Book Friday, it’s the turn of quirky crime novel The Gangster’s Wife which is FREE at Amazon today and tomorrow only!

When 53-year-old Elise Walker returns home after a day at the office to find her husband Gerald dead of a heart attack, she doesn’t expect a visit from the police with revelations about Gerald’s secret life.

Soon, however, her own life takes a distinctive turn for the surreal, with missing loot, online crime and curious neighbours the least of her problems. Not to mention trying to deal with never-ending funeral arrangements and stay on top of her job.

Thank goodness then for the support of her ever-reliable boss, Hugh. But will even he turn against her when she decides to contact Gerald’s former gang members to find out more? And what is the real significance of the note Gerald left her? Most important of all, if Elise ever finds the money, will she be able to keep it?

Reviews:

“I loved the character developments in this story, and the character of Elise is exciting as well. I was engrossed in this one from start to finish, and would definitely recommend it.” (From a 5-star review at Amazon UK)

“an excellent novel that keeps the reader entertained.” (From a 5-star review at Amazon UK)

“I absolutely loved this book because it was engrossing, fast, and very realistic.” (From a 5-star review at Amazon US)

Happy reading and have a great weekend!

Anne Brooke Books
Gay Reads UK
The Gathandrian Fantasy Trilogy

Blog 94: A BIG thank you from The Gangster’s Wife!

Quirky crime novel The Gangster’s Wife was downloaded well over 1500 times over a 2-day period at Amazon as a free book, so a BIG thank you to everyone for that!

When 53-year-old Elise Walker returns home after a day at the office to find her husband Gerald dead of a heart attack, she doesn’t expect a visit from the police with revelations about Gerald’s secret life.

Soon, however, her own life takes a distinctive turn for the surreal, with missing loot, online crime and curious neighbours the least of her problems. Not to mention trying to deal with never-ending funeral arrangements and stay on top of her job.

Thank goodness then for the support of her ever-reliable boss, Hugh. But will even he turn against her when she decides to contact Gerald’s former gang members to find out more? And what is the real significance of the note Gerald left her? Most important of all, if Elise ever finds the money, will she be able to keep it?

Happy reading!

Anne Brooke Books
The Gathandrian Fantasy Trilogy
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Blog 93: FREE book – Acclaimed crime novel The Gangster’s Wife

Crime novel The Gangster’s Wife is FREE at Amazon until tomorrow only so don’t miss out – especially as it’s now received no less than NINE 5-star reviews at Amazon US, well gosh!

When 53-year-old Elise Walker returns home after a day at the office to find her husband Gerald dead of a heart attack, she doesn’t expect a visit from the police with revelations about Gerald’s secret life.

Soon, however, her own life takes a distinctive turn for the surreal, with missing loot, online crime and curious neighbours the least of her problems. Not to mention trying to deal with never-ending funeral arrangements and stay on top of her job.

Thank goodness then for the support of her ever-reliable boss, Hugh. But will even he turn against her when she decides to contact Gerald’s former gang members to find out more? And what is the real significance of the note Gerald left her? Most important of all, if Elise ever finds the money, will she be able to keep it?

Here is a medley of the latest Amazon reviews:
“I loved this book. It was thrilling and kept me wanting to find out more along with the main character … Well written for anyone to enjoy!”
“I absolutely loved this book because it was engrossing, fast and very realising – It is the kind of book that you can put down and think to yourself: ‘OK, who do I know that is leading a double life?'”
“Love, love, love this book! Elise is a woman I totally relate to … The book was beautifully worded and moved right along without lingering on its beautiful prose … Read this book. You won’t be disappointed.”
“Like a great movie … I would recommend it to anyone who wants to escape in a weird, but catchy story.”
“I absolutely loved this book, very fast paced and interesting story! It is a fun read! I did not want to put this book down! Thanks, Anne Brooke, for a great read.”
Gosh and phew – not bad then for a book I couldn’t get any publishers to take a punt on as they thought readers wouldn’t like it, hey ho … I’m very glad that some readers do, that’s for sure!
If you do pick up the book, I’d be very grateful if you left a review, whatever you think – as reviews are lifelines to indie authors such as myself – many thanks, and happy reading!

Blog 87: FREE Book – The Gangster’s Wife!

Quirky crime novel The Gangster’s Wife is now FREE at Choosy Bookworm for the first 25 people who request it – so hurry along to avoid disappointment!

When 53-year-old Elise Walker returns home after a day at the office to find her husband Gerald dead of a heart attack, she doesn’t expect a visit from the police with revelations about Gerald’s secret life.

Soon, however, her own life takes a distinctive turn for the surreal, with missing loot, online crime and curious neighbours the least of her problems. Not to mention trying to deal with never-ending funeral arrangements and stay on top of her job.

Thank goodness then for the support of her ever-reliable boss, Hugh. But will even he turn against her when she decides to contact Gerald’s former gang members to find out more? And what is the real significance of the note Gerald left her? Most important of all, if Elise ever finds the money, will she be able to keep it?

Happy reading, and don’t forget it’s FREE, but only if you hurry!

Anne Brooke Books
Gay Reads UK
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Blog 81: Quirky crime and open air sex: a review extravaganza!

Much to my astonishment, I’ve had some nice reviews for a couple of books this week, which is really lovely. First off, quirky crime novel, The Gangster’s Wife, has had four 5-star reviews on Amazon US, a smattering of which I include below:

The Gangster’s Wife, by Anne Brooke, was not only an excellent read, but a bit on the realistic side as well. I found this book to be so relatable because it does happen in the real world … I loved the character developments in this story, and the character of Elise is exciting as well. I was engrossed in this one from start to finish, and would definitely recommend it.”

“The story has a unique twist as it unfolds completely through Elise’s mind, eyes and heart. Her quest to find out the truth about her husband’s secrets and missing money makes for light-hearted humor in the midst of sadness. Overall an excellent novel that keeps the reader entertained.”

“I loved this book! It was thrilling and kept me wanting to find out more along with the main character … Well written for anyone to enjoy!”

“I absolutely loved this book because it was engrossing, fast and very realistic … It is the kind of book that you can put down and think to yourself: ‘Ok, who do I know that is leading a double life?'”

If this has whetted your appetite, you can find The Gangster’s Wife at Amazon!

Not to be outdone, FREE gay erotic story The Rain Maker has just today received a 4-star review at MM Good Book Reviews:

“Interesting yet very sexy short story. Having sex in the rain out in the open where anyone can see adds to the spice of the story. Great read.” [From a 4-star review at MM Good Book Reviews]

You can find out more about The Rain Maker here, and don’t forget: it’s FREE!

Happy reading!

Anne Brooke Books
Gay Reads UK
The Gathandrian Fantasy Trilogy

Blog 77: FREE book – quirky crime novel The Gangster’s Wife

Following on from yesterday’s 5 star review (hurrah!), I’m happy to say that quirky crime novel The Gangster’s Wife is FREE at Amazon for today only!

When 53-year-old Elise Walker returns home after a day at the office to find her husband Gerald dead of a heart attack, she doesn’t expect a visit from the police with revelations about Gerald’s secret life.
Soon, however, her own life takes a distinctive turn for the surreal, with missing loot, online crime and curious neighbours the least of her problems. Not to mention trying to deal with never-ending funeral arrangements and stay on top of her job.
Thank goodness then for the support of her ever-reliable boss, Hugh. But will even he turn against her when she decides to contact Gerald’s former gang members to find out more? And what is the real significance of the note Gerald left her? Most important of all, if Elise ever finds the money, will she be able to keep it?
Reviews:

The Gangster’s Wife, by Anne Brooke, was not only an excellent read, but a bit on the realistic side as well. I found this book to be so relatable because it does happen in the real world. Many wives go through their marriages being so completely unsure of what their spouse is up to, until someone comes knocking on their door … I loved the character developments in this story, and the character of Elise is exciting as well. I was engrossed in this one from start to finish, and would definitely recommend it.” (From a 5-star review at Amazon US)

So hurry along and download your copy today! I’d also be very grateful for reviews – thank you.

Anne Brooke Books
The Gathandrian Fantasy Trilogy
Gay Reads UK