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Donna Fletcher Crow

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Donna Fletcher Crow (US) is the author of forty-some books, mostly novels dealing with the history of British Christianity. She is the author of The Monastery Murders series; The Lord Danvers Victorian True-Crime series; The Elizabeth & Richard literary mysteries, GLASTONBURY,A Novel of the Holy Grail and more.

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Fay Sampson (UK) is a writer of adult and children's fiction and non-fiction, including A MALIGNANT HOUSE, #2 in the Susie Fewings series, a British Crime Club Pick.

Something Different for your Lenten Reading

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ February 16, 2018

Most people who observe Lent, if they choose to make reading part of their discipline, will choose a book on spirituality, or a biography of a saint or martyr, or a Bible study—all highly laudable, and the sort of thing I have sometimes done. I have even heard of people fasting reading for Lent.



Valentine's Gifts for My Readers

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ February 14, 2018

What a special day this is—St. Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday. At first glance they might seem at opposite ends of the spectrum, but at heart, both are expressions of love—human and divine.

So what better time could there be to offer two promotions for free romance books. Both offer many titles and...


Quick update

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ January 27, 2018

Just a quick note to let you know that A Very Private Grave, book 1 in my Monastery Murders is only .99 through January 30. This is part of the Mysteries and Thrillers promotion that offers 24 edge of your seat reads free or .99 as well as a chance to win a $50 gift card. The offer runs through January 30, so do take a look.

This is a particularly timely offer because Lent starts in just 2 and a half weeks and A Very Private Grave opens on Ash Wednesday. Virtually...


Where There is Love Special Offer

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ January 15, 2018

 I am thrilled to be able to offer the complete six book boxed set of Where There is Love for only .99 this month. I have offered individual books from the set before, but this is the entire series, so you can get the whole sweep of events. 

This offer is part of the Swept Away Romance promotion which includes 42 other free/99 clean romances as well as a chance to win a $50 gift card. But you will have to act fast. This promotion ends January 16, although my above offer run all month.

Where There is Love: Six novels of the enduring legacy of love and faith. These are stories of real people and stirring historic events in England through the 18th and 19th centuries. Society leaders, university dons, famous preachers, celebrated sportsmen, powerful politicians, highwaymen and rogues… Stories told often in their own words as they direct—and are...


Happy St. Crispin's Day

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ October 24, 2017

October 25 is the day the church remembers the brothers Crispin and Crispinian, cobblers who were martyred under Diocletian. The day has become more famous, however, as the day of the Battle of Agincourt because of the stirring speech Shakespeare has the young Henry V make to his troops on the even of battle.

In my book A Newly Crimsoned Reliquary, book 4 The Monastery Murders, Felicity, in Oxford, goes to a coffee house where a local actor is reciting the speech.

From the far side of the octagonal room an actor strode forward clad in a red and blue Plantagenet surcoat. “I thank you, brave fellows all.” He bowed and swept the room with his arm. “We join in revels as others could have done on this very spot to celebrate the victory of brave Harry, for this very building in which you are enjoying your libations, was more than a century old when Harry so inspired his...


New Jane Austen Friend Launches Pride and Prejudice Variation

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ October 19, 2017

As I have said before, one of the best things about attending the annual Jane Austen Society of North America AGM is the delightful people one meets. This year was no exception and one of my fun connections was a sister Austen Author Anngela Schroeder. We met the first day at afternoon tea and then had the fun of making Regency bonnets together.


Anngela mentioned that she was in the middle of a blog tour for the release of her newest Austen title The Goodness of Men. Since every minute was packed full of lectures, events and activities we had little time to...


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