What price will Josie pay for love when her secrets begin to unravel?
Coming in August, The Yellow Lantern (Barbour Books) by Angie Dicken continues the innovative True Colors series, novels that combine true crimes from history with historical romantic suspense. Readers can follow Josie’s journey as a grave robber for a twisted doctor.
In Massachusetts in 1824, Josephine Clayton awakes on the table of the doctor she’s assisted all these months. She was presumed dead by all and is about to become the doctor’s next corpse for his medical research. Frightened, the doctor tries to kill her, but Josephine begs to be spared. A deal is struck—Josie will leave her village and work at a distant cotton mill. All the while, she’ll await her true mission—posing as a mourner to help his body snatcher procure her replacement. At the mill though, Josie is praised for her medical remedies among the mill girls, gaining attention from the handsome factory manager Braham Taylor. Yet, when Braham’s own loved one becomes the prey for the next grave robbing, Josie must make a choice that could put her dark past behind her or steal away the promise of any future at all.
True, riveting stories of American criminal activity are explored through unique stories of historical, romantic suspense. Collect them all and be inspired that hope always finds its way even in the darkest of times.
Angie Dicken credits her love of story to reading British literature during life as a military kid in England. Now living in the U.S. heartland, she’s a member of ACFW, sharing about author life with her fellow Alley Cats on The Writer’s Alley blog and Facebook page.
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Release Schedule for First Five Books:
Out now: The White City by Grace Hitchcock
Setting: Chicago, IL; 1893
True Crime: Kidnappings at the Chicago World’s Fair
June 2019: The Pink Bonnet by Liz Tolsma
Setting: Memphis, TN; 1932
True Crime: Baby snatchers
August 2019: The Yellow Lantern by Angie Dicken
Setting: Massachusetts, 1824
True Crime: Grave robbers
January 2020: The Grey Chamber by Grace Hitchcock
Setting: New York, 1887
True Crime: Women’s lunatic asylum
March 2020: The Blue Cloak by Shannon McNear
Setting: Tennessee, 1797
True Crime: The Harpe Brothers
To learn more about the True Colors series and find bonus content, visit TrueColorsCrime.com.