Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Book Giveaway: Murder As A Fine Art by David Morrell

Murder As A Fine Art by David Morrell
Publisher:Mulholland Books
Publish Date: May 7, 2012
Hardcover, 368 pages
Fiction, Historical
 ISBN: 0316216798

***My review will be coming in the next few weeks.***

About the Book:

Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier.

The blueprint for the killings seems to be De Quincey's essay "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts." Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives.

In Murder as a Fine Art, David Morrell plucks De Quincey, Victorian London, and the Ratcliffe Highway murders from history. Fogbound streets become a battleground between a literary star and a brilliant murderer, whose lives are linked by secrets long buried but never forgotten.

About the Author: 
David Morrell is a Canadian novelist from Kitchener, Ontario, who has been living in the United States for a number of years. He is best known for his debut 1972 novel First Blood, which would later become a successful film franchise starring Sylvester Stallone. More recently, he has been writing the Captain America comic books limited-series The Chosen.

For more information on David Morrell and his novels, please visit the official website.  You can also follow David on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Thanks to the publisher and Historical Fiction Book Tours, I have one copy of Murder as a Fine Art to giveaway.  Book will be mailed directly from the publisher.  Open to US only. Ends 6/4.

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Maureen said...

I enjoy suspense novels and this looks like a good one.

Sandra K321 said...

I love historical fiction, especially stories from around the time of Dickens.

Amber Terry said...

I love the fact that it takes place in Victorian London. I also really like that cover.

Thanks for the chance to win!

Nancy said...

Love this time period, and have always been curious about this author. thanks for the giveaway.

Carol M said...

I really enjoy historical murder mysteries and I've heard that this author is very good! I'd love to start reading his books with this story.

rhonda said...

Love historical mysteries been reading a lot about this book.

Carol N Wong said...

I love historical fiction and when there is a mystery too then it is a bonus. I also love this time period and location.


JJT said...

Sounds great. I am a big fan of historical fiction. jtretin at aol dot com

Carl Scott said...

Well any new book from David Morrell is going to generate quite a bit of excitement. This one, although a bit of a departure, looks like one of his best yet. I'd love to win a copy. Thanks.

lag123 said...

I love historical fiction.

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Anita Yancey said...

I love historical thrillers. This one sounds really good. Thanks for having this giveaway.


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