Great news! The next book in the Miss Mary Investigatges series is ready and available for pre-order! Death in Highbury: An Emma Mystery will be released on January 30, 2021. This full-length novel once again features Mary Bennet as the sleuth, and once again she finds herself working with investigator Alexander Lyons as they try … Continue reading A New Book and a Gorgeous Cover
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Death of a Clergyman is the first book in the Miss Mary Investigates series and can be read as a standalone story, however, I highly recommend starting by its prequel, The Mystery of the Missing Heiress, which is a small novella (currently free) that introduces to us an original character who will be crucial in Death of a Clergyman. I’ve read this prequel and absolutely loved not only the main character but also the writing style, and how the author was able to build the plot, so my expectations towards Death of a Clergyman were very high.
In Death of a Clergyman Mr. Collins is found dead and Elizabeth is accused of his murder. When Mr. Darcy hears the news, he immediately reaches out to Alexander Lyons, the private investigator we are introduced to in the novella, and hires him to investigate the murder of Mr. Collins and prove Elizabeth’s innocence. Both…
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Here in Canada it's winter, and winter means ice. And other than mixing cocktails, the only good use for ice is skating, right? Here's what I have to say about it on my blog post at Austen Authors. https://austenauthors.net/a-slippery-situation/ It is now mid-January, and in any other year my thoughts would be drifting eastward towards … Continue reading My Austen Authors Blog Post
I am delighted to visit Jane Hinchey's always-interesting newsletter today, where she interviews me. Please pop over and see what we discussed.And if cozy mystery and fantasy is your thing, definitely see what she has on her own pages.https://janehinchey.com/author-interview-riana-everly/
Jane Austen December 16th is celebrated in the literary world as the birthday of English author Jane Austen. She was born on this date in 1775 in Steventon, Hampshire, where her father was the rector. In the musical world, this same date is often commemorated as the birthday of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. His exact … Continue reading A Double Birthday
I had a great NaNo month and wrote a really fun novel that takes our dear couple just a bit out of their comfort zones and tosses a bit of Shakespeare into the mix, just for fun. The story came together well and I was almost finished my first round of edits when the inevitable … Continue reading Masquerade – a short story
Once again this year, I am delighted to have a short story in an anthology published by The New Romance Café. The collection is called A Winter Romance, and all proceeds go to breast cancer research. All the stories are historical, and I have, again, written a story based around Chanukah. This time, my characters … Continue reading Light a Flame
Here's a lovely review of The Bennet Affair at the wonderful blog Austenesque Reviews. The Bennet Affair: A Pride and Prejudice Variation "With The Bennet Affair, Riana Everly skillfully crafts an exciting Pride and Prejudice variation about espionage, hidden rooms, and falling in love with the enemy! This variation is a perfect choice for readers who enjoy Pride and … Continue reading Review of The Bennet Affair
The final stop on my blog tour for Death of a Clergyman is at Austenesque Reviews, always a delightful blog to read. In the story, Mr. Collins' murder is not the only strange thing going on in Meryton - it seems silverware is disappearing from Netherfield Park as well! What type of silverware? Let's take … Continue reading Blog Tour – Polish up the Silverware
Today I'm stopping in at Diary of an Eccentric on my blog tour for Death of a Clergyman. There, I'm chatting a bit about detection techniques and forensics, and where the science was in 1811! Don't forget to comment on the post there for a chance to win a copy of the book! https://diaryofaneccentric.wordpress.com/2020/10/26/death-of-a-clergyman-by-riana-everly-guest-post-excerpt-giveaway/