Victoria Hamilton Mysteries
May Celebration!

Ten years ago... May 1st, 2012... my first published mystery - Vintage Kitchen Mysteries #1 - A Deadly Grind - came out. Since then, more novels have followed: Vintage Kitchen Mysteries #2 - 10; the Teapot Collector Mysteries (as Amanda Cooper) #1 -3; the Merry Muffin Mysteries #1 - 7; and historical mysteries in the Lady Anne Addison Mystery series, #1 - 4.

To celebrate this milestone with me,
follow me on Facebook at: Victoria Hamilton – Mystery Author, and join me for special days and giveaways.

Please note
... this is my author page, not my personal page. So, be sure you're following the right one for these exciting giveaways!
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May Celebration Days...

May 1st: - 10 years ago today, A Deadly GrindVintage Kitchen Mystery #1 - came out. See what I'm giving away today!

May 5th – One thing I love about Facebook is dog and cat photos, so… May 5th is ‘Show Me Your Pet Pics’ Day.

May 10th – Do you like pretty bookmarks? I do, and I love mine, so May 10th I’m giving away a bunch!

May 15th – Audio Book Day with audio book giveaways!

May 20th – World Pick Strawberries Day – I love strawberries, so celebrate with me on World Pick Strawberries day!

May 24th – Vintage Kitchen Mysteries #1, A Deadly Grind, starts out with the Victoria Day holiday and Tea with the Queen, an event in my fictional town of Queensville, Michigan. Join me for giveaways to celebrate Queen Victoria’s official birthday!

May 25th – Author Takeover Day. I am doing an author takeover at another Facebook page, Cozy Mystery Launch Party. Check me out there from 12 – 2 PM Wednesday, May 25th for giveaways! Cozy Mystery Launch Party FB Page. Join the group to follow my takeover.

May 26th – It's my birthday! I love giving stuff away on my birthday, so let's celebrate with some giveaways. Be sure to drop by on Facebook
to check it out!

May 30th – 31st – Thank you all for helping me celebrate my 10 year anniversary as a published mystery author... my dream-come-true. More giveaways to celebrate!

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NEW in Audio!
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LADY ANNE and the
Menacing Mystic
Lady Anne Addison Mysteries #4

Get The Audio Book Here!

Audiobooks Available From Tantor Media
Narrated by: Danielle Cohen

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Get The Audio Books Here!

Lady Anne and the Howl In The Dark  CLICK HERE!

Revenge of the Barbary Ghost CLICK HERE!

Curse of the Gypsy CLICK HERE!

Lady Anne and the Menacing Mystic CLICK HERE!

Historical Mystery from Victoria Hamilton!

First in a NEW series!
A Gentlewoman's
Guide to Murder

Scandal and slayings among Regency London's elite

The shocking murder of Sir Henry Claybourne leaves Regency London shaken and horror-struck. But for genteel spinster Miss Emmeline St. Germaine, the crime slices far too close to home.

Just hours before the knight's death she held a dagger to him, threatening him to stay silent as she rescued a scullery maid he had procured
for his pleasure.

Did the man— or woman— who murdered the knight know of her visit? Her secret identity at risk, her reputation and life in jeopardy, Emmeline must solve the crime or face scandalous exposure and ruination, or worse— the hangman's noose— for a crime she did not commit.

Audiobook Available Tantor Media HERE!
Narrated by: Heather Wilds

AudioFile Magazine Earphones Award Winner - 2019

 “Heather Wilds delivers an intense narration that never slows down.
The story is gripping, and with Wilds's performance, the audiobook becomes
all the more exciting.” V.M.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award 
AudioFile Magazine Audiobook Review

Read an Excerpt Here...

Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review

"[An] outstanding series launch. ... Hamilton expertly balances the page-turning detection with the
story of a  hypocritical society where women, whether they are scullery maids or orphans, rarely get
to make their own decisions.  "―Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Victoria Hamilton’s charming series is a delightful find!
Sheila Connolly, New York Times Bestselling Author

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There was never a time when I didn't want to be a writer, and it was how I always defined myself. But even when I wasn't writing -- which at first was most of the time! -- I was reading. Since the moment my mom handed me an Agatha Christie book when I was twelve, I've been a devoted mystery fan, and the passion lives on!

It may seem odd, then, that I started my writing career as a Regency romance author, gradually moving to the paranormal romance, and then historical mystery writing. I truly enjoyed my time writing romance, and I believe that it was the perfect training ground to force me to focus on creating character.

But the urge to write and become published in mysterty still held me captive. I finally achieved my life's dream with the publication of the first Vintage Kitchen Mystery: A Deadly Grind, in May of 2012.

Aside from writing, I have a lot of hobbies and passions. I collect vintage bowls, especially Pyrex and kitchen utensils. I also have a sizable collection of teacups. Cooking and baking muffins -- of course! -- are beloved pastimes. I have the best friends and family in the world, and I am passionately fond of tea and anything sweet, especially brownies ;-) I enjoy hobbies: crochet, cross-stitch, and beading, among other crafts.

But writing takes precedence over everything, and I truly love hearing from readers, treasuring the friends I've made over the years!

So... drop me a line anytime!
Victoria Hamilton
National Bestselling Author

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Did you know...
Victoria Hamilton & Amanda Cooper
pseudonyms of
Donna Lea Simpson?

  Donna Lea Simpson (also Donna Simpson) is a nationally bestselling romance and mystery author with over 37 novels and seven novellas to date.

  Kensington Books
published her first romance novels under their imprint Zebra Regency Romances, and Berkley published her 'Awaiting...' paranormal romance series set in Germany. Other novels include Book 1 of the 'Lady Anne' series... a historical romance mystery at Sourcebooks. (Lady Anne books 1 2 & 3 are available at Beyond The Page.)

  These days, Donna writes traditional mysteries under the pseudonym Victoria Hamilton and Amanda Cooper. But now, thanks to Beyond The Page Publishing, she is thrilled to bring back the Regencies & historical mysteries that readers loved so well.

For more info about Donna's historical romance & mystery novels, visit her website at:

Donna Lea Simpson
National Bestselling Historical Romance Author

Donna Lea Simpson's NEW book!
Lady Savage  
Classic Regency Romances Book #22

  Preparing to sail from Jamaica to England, Savina Roxeter knows she should be looking forward to marrying her betrothed and settling into a quiet and comfortable life among the ton, but she can only despair at the thought of leaving the lush and beautiful island she loves for the staid confines of London society. Once on the high seas, however, Savina's thoughts turn only to survival, as their ship is commandeered and she and her party are left stranded on a primitive island with meager provisions and little hope of rescue.

  Determined not to succumb to their misfortune, the group set about assessing their surroundings and preparing for the rigorous challenge of the days and nights ahead. And while her imperious fiance', his viperish sister, and even her own father bemoan the harsh conditions, Savina thrives as she becomes more attuned to the pulse and rhythm of nature-- and the powerful desire she feels in the company of her fiance's secretary, Anthony Heywood.

  As the two are inexorably drawn together in this primal paradise, Savina casts aside her notions of impropriety and allows herself to respond to Anthony's elemental strength and innate understanding of what's truly important. And as the promise of a new and passionate future with Anthony becomes impossible to ignore, she will come to discover that surrending to their burgeoning love may be the only rescue she truly needs...

Click on the logos below to buy this book and other books by Donna Lea Simpson.


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