Amazon offers a time-based promotional discount called the
Kindle Countdown, which I’ve never yet used for any of my books. I decided to enroll Time of Grace this Friday through Sunday (May 8-10), so the novel will be available for 99 cents rather than at its normal price of $2.99!
Time of Grace, set in Ireland in 1915-16, tells the story of an English governess, Caroline Singleton, falling in love with a sultry Dublin housemaid, Grace Sheridan, at an Irish country house, Thornley Hall, while Ireland is still under British rule. Caroline slowly realizes that Grace is involved in illicit political activities, leading up to the uprising in Easter of 1916, which Caroline witnesses as a horrified observer while Grace takes part as a participant.
Next year will be the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin, and I’m sure it will be a dramatic civic occasion.
The novel is a passionate and personal LGBT love story set in a time of political turmoil. The Fussy Librarian will feature Time of Grace in its Saturday newsletter, and I’ll be anxiously watching the countdown this weekend!