Friday 2 March 2018

#BlogTour Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper by Ana Brazil @hfvbt

Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper by Ana Brazil

Publication Date: November 1, 2017
Sand Hill Review Press
Formats: Paperback & eBook
Genre: Fiction/Historical/Mystery
Gilded Age New Orleans is overrun with prostitutes, pornographers, and a malicious Jack the Ripper copycat. As threatening letters to newspaper editors proclaim, no woman is safe from his blade.

Desperate to know who murdered her favorite student, ambitious typewriting teacher Fanny Newcomb launches into a hunt for the self-proclaimed Irish Channel Ripper.

Fanny quickly enlists her well-connected employers—Principal Sylvia Giddings and her sister Dr. Olive—to help, and the women forge through saloons, cemeteries, slums, and houses of prostitution in their pursuit.

Fanny’s good intentions quickly infuriate her longtime beau Lawrence Decatur, while her reckless persistence confounds the talented police detective Daniel Crenshaw. Reluctantly, Lawrence and Daniel also lend their investigative talents to Fanny’s investigation.

As the murderer sets a date for his next heinous crime, can Fanny Newcomb and her crew stop the Irish Channel Ripper before he kills again?

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About the Author

A native of California, Ana Brazil lived in the south for many years. She earned her MA in American history from Florida State University and traveled her way through Mississippi as an architectural historian. Ana loves fried mullet, Greek Revival colonnades, and Miss Welty’s garden. She has a weakness for almost all things New Orleans. (Although she’s not sure just how it happened…but she favors bluegrass over jazz.)

The Fanny Newcomb stories celebrate the tenacity, intelligence, and wisdom of the dozens of courageous and outrageous southern women that Ana is proud to call friends.

Although Ana, her husband, and their dog Traveller live in the beautiful Oakland foothills, she is forever drawn to the lush mystique of New Orleans, where Fanny Newcomb and her friends are ever prepared to seek a certain justice.
For more information, please visit Ana Brazil's website and blog. You can also find her on Facebook, Pinterest and Goodreads.

Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, February 5 
Interview at Passages to the Past 

Tuesday, February 6 

Thursday, February 8 

Friday, February 9 

Monday, February 12 
Review at Fervently Curious 

Friday, February 16 
Review at Back Porchervations 

Saturday, February 17 
Review at Cup of Sensibility 

Monday, February 19 
Review at Peppermint Ph.D. 
Interview at Fervently Curious 

Wednesday, February 21 
Feature at The Reading Queen

Monday, February 26 
Review at A Chick Who Reads 

Wednesday, February 28 

Friday, March 2 
Feature at A Bookaholic Swede 

Monday, March 5 

Wednesday, March 7 
Review at Donna's Book Blog 

Friday, March 9 
Feature at What Cathy Read Next 

Monday, March 12 
Review at Buried Under Books 

Thursday, March 15 
Review & Excerpt at Clarissa Reads it All 

Friday, March 16 

Monday, March 19 
Review at Cheryl's Book Nook


During the Blog Tour we will be giving away a paperback copy of Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper! To enter, please enter via the Gleam form below.
Giveaway Rules
– Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on December 15th. You must be 18 or older to enter.
– Giveaway is open INTERNATIONALLY.
– Only one entry per household.
– All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspect of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion.
– Winner has 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen. Fanny Newcomb #2

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