It’s Release Day!

Good Tuesday morning! When I started working on The House on Candlewick Lane a million years ago (at least it seems that way), it felt like February 7, 2017, would never arrive. But here it is, and I’m thrilled to have the book out in the world!

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For those readers who may not be familiar with what the book is about, here’s the Amazon teaser, along with the link to purchase the book if you’re interested:

“It is every parent’s worst nightmare. Greer Dobbins’ daughter has been kidnapped—and spirited across the Atlantic to a hiding place in Scotland. Greer will do anything to find her, but the streets of Edinburgh hide a thousand secrets—including some she’d rather not face.

Art historian Dr. Greer Dobbins thought her ex-husband, Neill, had his gambling addiction under control. But in fact he was spiraling deeper and deeper into debt. When a group of shady lenders threatens to harm the divorced couple’s five-year-old daughter if he doesn’t pay up, a desperate Neill abducts the girl and flees to his native Scotland. Though the trail seems cold, Greer refuses to give up and embarks on a frantic search through the medieval alleys of Edinburgh—a city as beguiling as it is dangerous. But as the nightmare thickens with cryptic messages and a mysterious attack, Greer herself will become a target, along with everyone she holds dear.”

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If you read my guest post on Just 4 My Books last week, you’ll know that I spent one semester in college as an intern at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. And even though I was only there for a few months, the organization and the work it does for families made a lasting impact on me. I learned that familial kidnapping is far more prevalent than stranger kidnapping, even though stranger kidnappings are almost always the ones we hear about on the news. The topic of familial kidnapping is explored in the book, albeit in the wrapping of a larger, more far-reaching mystery.

The House on Candlewick Lane is the first book in the Malice series, which currently consists of three books. Each book has a different main character, but you’ll find some characters that drop in throughout the series (some more than others). The second book in the series is called Highland Peril and will be out in the fall. The third book, with a working title of Death Comes to Thistlecross, will be out next year. I sincerely hope you’ll read the books and enjoy them as they introduce you (or take you back, if you’ve been there) to some of the most beautiful places in the United Kingdom.

Until next time,

Amy

P.S. Please feel free to (read: you’ll have my eternal gratitude!) spread this post far and wide!

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32 comments on “It’s Release Day!

  1. […] and on to the first post. I’d like to ask Marilyn Armstrong, Diana Wallace Peach, Amy Reade, Charles Yallowitz and Jaye Marie to join in…if they would care to share their first posts […]

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    • amreade says:

      Wow–I just revisted my first post and I’m so embarrassed! I’m surprised anyone at all read it. I’d like to think I’ve improved a little since then. Thanks for the opportunity, Sue!

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  2. Congrats on the new release, Amy. I love it that you have experience in kidnapping (well, not as a kidnapper, of course. Ha ha). Seriously, though, I’m sure it adds to the reality of the book, and I like that. It sounds like a great read! 🙂

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  3. Tina Frisco says:

    Congratulations, Amy! What a thrill. Best of luck to you 🙂 xx

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  4. Yecheilyah says:

    Reblogged this on Pearls Before Swine and commented:
    Congratulations Amy! Whoop Whoop! I had the pleasure of reading this book in advanced and I love Amy’s descriptions of places I’ve never been! First it was Hawaii in The House of the Hanging Jade. This time is Scotland. Check her out ya’ll!

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  5. Reblogged this on Don Massenzio's Blog and commented:
    Check out Amy Reade’s new book, released on February 7th, The House on Candlewick Lane via her blog.

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  6. noelleg44 says:

    Huge congrats! May your sales and reviews be plentiful!

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  7. Jenny says:

    So glad to hear the book is out – I always get a copy of your latest work for my mystery-loving mother-in-law and of course I get one for myself, too!

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  8. Congratulations Amy..have all the details and will put in the Cafe update on Friday.. Sounds terrific. x

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  9. Huge congratulations. Wish you all the best! 🙂

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  10. Many congratulations, Amy. Wishing you great success.

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  11. amym828 says:

    Congrats, Amy! Reblogged on A Blue Million Books!

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  12. Yeah, happy to see it’s out! I owe you an Amazon review.. will get to it today or tomorrow!

    Have a great day/week!

    And as Always, “Keep Reading and Writing”.

    Sharon

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  13. Reblogged this on and commented:
    And it’s here!

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