Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia!

Just a very quick post because I want to make sure you have a weekend full of laughs.

And hey, since laughter is an excellent abdominal workout, as you’re delving into this fun-filled book recommendation, you can tell yourself you’re also getting a great workout.

Multi-tasking at its best!

Of course, if your abs are already sore from doing crunches or gymnastics or some other sweat-inducing activity, I’ve got a more somber something something a little bit further down (and a discounted something something, at that).

Funny Fiction from Down Under…

Blokes in the House by John Martin

John is a humorous fiction writer who hails from the land down under (Canberra, to be exact). He swears he’s never wrestled a Tasmanian Tiger, although his bumbling characters often have “interactions” with the wily beast.

Blokes in the House is the 5th book in his Windy Mountain series, but each book can be read as a stand alone (and I do believe Book 1 is free if you want to start from the beginning).

About the book…

Former mayor James Northan, 82, isn’t on speaking terms with the former town drunk, who’s 83, and one of his former council employees, who is 85.

So when they’re forced to isolate in a small house together for three months to stay safe from the pandemic, there is bound to be friction.

But while James resigns himself to a future of face masks, hand-sanitiser and a life of much less luxury than he is used to in the company of two buffoons he didn’t even want to see again, he gets some very unpleasant surprises.

If you enjoyed the antics of the 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window, the wry humor of Caimh McDonnell, or if you just really need a good laugh, DO NOT hesitate to pop on over to your favorite ebook retailer and nab yourself a copy of John’s book.

Even better? The book is FREE at some retailers and only 99c at others!! Which is way cheaper than one of those weird ab workout thingies.

Maybe You’d Prefer Staying Serious

If you’d rather lose yourself in a pile of political intrigue, tangled love triangles, and dramatic struggles, then my historical fantasy Domna: The Complete Series might be just what you need for your weekend read.

And if you happen to live in Australia, New Zealand, or the UK, you can get this “highly recommended” collection for 40% off the usual price since the book was selected by the marketing team over at Kobo for their Bundles & Boxsets Promotion. Thanks Kobo!!

If you’re ready to get your copy, here’s the links you’ll need…

Or, if you need a little more info…here you go…

“So much political intrigue, betrayal and backstabbing…I just HAD to keep on reading.”

“I’m loving this story!…a unique and imaginative work..”

“…a satisfying mix of fantasy and history.”

“This book is highly entertaining…”

If you like the intrigue, adventure, and love triangles of historical fiction by Philippa Gregory and Bernard Cornwell, and the mythological world-building of fantasy fiction by Madeline Miller and Simon Scarrow, you’ll find it hard to pry yourself away from Domna.

Sofia Domna has her future planned. She will follow in her father’s footsteps and lead the Temple of Apollo. She’ll marry her childhood love, Papinias. She’ll have respect, status, and power.

But when her father bitterly forces her betrothal to a stranger and orders her from the life she’s always known, Sofia finds herself in a marriage where any wrong move could mean her demise.

Thrown into a world of full of political turmoil, violent ambition, and dangerous temptation, Sofia discovers her only chance of survival is to stay one step ahead of her enemies, but in Osteria new perils lurk around every corner and plots don’t always strike down their intended victims.

With Sofia’s every move having dire consequences to those closest to her, when it comes down to the choice between love and power, which will win out?

Pick up your copy of Domna to lose yourself in this intriguing tale of passion, ambition, and betrayal today.

Domna: The Complete Series includes…

  • Part One: The Sun God’s Daughter
  • Part Two: The Solon’s Son
  • Part Three: The Centaur’s Gamble
  • Part Four: The Regent’s Edict
  • Part Five: The Forgotten Heir
  • Part Six: The Solon’s Wife
  • Four bonus glimpses into the creation of Domna
  • An invitation to take a free tour of Sofia’s world.

Have a great weekend, everyone! And let me know what you’re reading in a comment below!!

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