Back To Venice Starts Promotion On Monday:

 Back To Venice by Dora Benley will begin a promotion on Monday.

 Eighteen year old Alexandra Banks yawns and stretches as she asks her chauffeur where they are. Charles says the Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego.Alexandra thinks it looks like Venice with all the canals, gondolas, and gondoliers in Italian Renaissance and medieval costumes. They were there just last week with her high roller parents. Charles tells her it is California make believe like Disneyland. He points out at sign that advertises gondola rides on the Coronado Cays. But Alexandra isn’t sure when the costumed gondoliers begin to stare at her.

 She knows something very strange is going on when she takes a ride in a gondola and steps out into what is obviously Venice. But it is not the Venice of today but of hundreds of years ago. Passers by gawk at her. They are suspicious of her twenty-first century clothes and her cell phone. She is quickly arrested and put on trial for her life as a witch. How did Alexandra get into such a fix to begin with? What is going on? How does she escape? She had better figure it out soon or she may never emerge from the nightmarish Middle Ages and get back to her real life again.

 If you liked Back to Venice you will enjoy other young adult thrillers by Dora Benley such as Mary’s Gone, King Richard 1: A Novel, Julia: A Novel, Livia: A Novel, and Doom of Egypt.

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Two Thrillers Available In Paperback:

Two new Dora Benley historical thrillers are now available in paperback on the Cheops Books LLC website: http://www.edwardwarethrillers.org. These titles include Egyptian Spy and Old Faithful Affair, part of the Edward Ware Thriller Series.

In Egyptian Spy Dora, Lady Ware, her husband, Colonel Sir Edward Ware, his boss, Wickie, and Wickie’s wife, Jane, all travel to the Sphinx outside Cairo for the Christmas holidays when Edward’s mother, the Dowager Lady Ware,comes to visit in the 1930’s between the wars.

 There are mystery figures hanging about even on top of the Sphinx and Dora cannot quite make  them out. When she is left alone for a moment, a stalker approaches her and threatens her if she does not hand over the military maps that they want.

She flees and the stalker chases her. She finds herself on top of the Sphinx with a spitting cobra, only to be saved by Leopold, a young man who has befriended her.

But he is suddenly gunned down. But whom? And who is Leopold? Dora had better find out or she could soon be dead, too, in Egyptian Spy,a new thriller by Dora Benley.

Old Faithful Affair is an Edward Ware Thrillers Alternative History book.   Hitler threatens Colonel Ware that if he doesn’t hand over the Lawrence maps, he will detonate the supervolcano at Yellowstone.

While they are hiding out from Dora’s husband at the Old Faithful Lodge in 1933, Dora and Edward are also hiding Lawrence maps that Churchill has given them and which Hitler would do anything to get his hands on.

 Enter Helga and Herr von Wessel, Hitler’s top spies. They warn Colonel Sir Edward Ware and Dora that either they hand over the top secret maps, key to world domination, or they will blow up Yellowstone National Park. They will turn the famous geyser basin into volcanic rubble – and the rest of America, too, which would be buried in volcanic ash just like Pompeii.

And if that doesn’t work they have an even darker plot up their sleeves, one that would change history itself.


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Pre-Order Caesar’s Lost Legions On Amazon:

Follow this link to pre-order Caesar’s Lost Legions On Amazon.

Caesar Augustus has sent Caelius Antonius to the Roman province of Germania in 9 AD to draw a map of wonders that will lead the legions to a promised land as far East as the River Elbe. There are reports of a a sea port that would serve as a highway to lands as yet unnamed.

Augustus’s ward,Arminius, a model German turned Roman, has volunteered to lead the legions of Varus there. Caelius awakens one night to find a symbol of Thor’s hammer engraved in the tree bark outside his tent. He senses a spy from some disaffected tribe watching him. He reports the spy to Varus who defers to Arminius. Arminius says that all the Germans areof course watching, delighted that the Romans have come to civilize their benighted country.

Evidence builds of a conspiracy. Caelius reports it to Augustus back in Rome personally.But Augustus refuses to listen. Arminius was his ward who had lived in his house in Rome, and Caesar had never had a son of his own.Arminius was his blind spot.

As a warning to Caelius, Caelius’s wife is kidnapped. No matter what Caelius must defend his maps to the death. They hold the key to Rome’s future. He hopes that neither he nor his wife must die to realize it.

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Caesar’s Lost Legions To Be On Pre-Order On Amazon:

Caesar’s Lost Legions will soon be on pre-order on Amazon.

Caesar Augustus has sent Caelius Antonius to the Roman province of Germania in 9 AD to draw a map of wonders that will lead the legions to a promised land as far East as the River Elbe. There are reports of a a sea port that would serve as a highway to lands as yet unnamed.

Augustus’s ward,Arminius, a model German turned Roman, has volunteered to lead the legions of Varus there. Caelius awakens one night to find a symbol of Thor’s hammer engraved in the tree bark outside his tent. He senses a spy from some disaffected tribe watching him. He reports the spy to Varus who defers to Arminius. Arminius says that all the Germans are of course watching, delighted that the Romans have come to civilize their benighted country.

Evidence builds of a conspiracy. Caelius reports it to Augustus back in Rome personally. But Augustus refuses to listen. Arminius was his ward who had lived in his house in Rome, and Caesar had never had a son of his own. Arminius was his blind spot.

As a warning to Caelius, Caelius’s wife is kidnapped. No matter what Caelius must defend his maps to the death. They hold the key to Rome’s future. He hopes that neither he nor his wife must die to realize it.

Join Edward’s long ago ancestor,  Caelius, in his adventures on the far frontiers of the Roman Empire in Germany. They echo the adventures his latter day descendant, Edward Ware, will someday face in his own map plots against the latter-day Germans.

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Dark: A Trilogy Free For The Next Five Days:

Dark: A Trilogy by Dora Benley will be free starting today and continuing for the next five days. Get it while you can. But hurry! And offer this good will not be repeated this year.

 In Dark 1 and teenager Bianca Winters had no idea what was in store for her in the next few years when she took on a babysitting assignment across the street with Little Katie Shipley. That night her whole life was to change forever as a killer roamed around in the dark upstairs. She had to save the baby while the housekeeper, Mrs. Ingersoll, fell to her death.

In the months that followed the murder, Bianca comes under the wing of her new medical advisor, Doc, who helps her recover from the horrible experience. She falls in love with the young man only to have doubt cast on his motives by circumstances that hint that he himself is the killer.When he goes on the run, she has to still believe in him somehow. How could she love a murderer?

 In Dark 3: Special Edition Katie Shipley’s parents move to California and take Bianca with them as her live in babysitter. Bianca thinks that Doc is dead, killed trying to escape from the authorities.

But then just as a strange gentleman from England appears and tries to kidnap Little Katie, a young man who reminds her of the one she has lost materializes in her life again. He shows her what has really been going on all these years behind the scenes, why Mrs. Ingersoll was killed, and what the bad guys want with Little Katie.

The trilogy ends with the biggest surprise ending of all time.

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Daniel Teran, The Cover Artist:

Cheops Books LLC started out with the Mexican cover artist from Sonora at the end of last year. But he has been working with us all this year in 2018. He has completed numerous book covers from Carthage Must Be Destroyed to the Mysterious Neighbor. He worked on Silver Wolf Moon, Caesar’s Lost Legions, Paris Peace Plot, Julia: A Romance, Egyptian Spy, Armistice Plot, Old Faithful Affair, and Unlocking Trinity. He has also completed several other drawings for Old Faithful Affair. We have enough covers that I was able to make a calendar using Daniel Teran’s drawings not to mention Christmas labels to use on Christmas packages. The drawings are very striking and they tend to stay with you in your memory.

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Dark: A Trilogy Free On Monday:

Dark: A Trilogy by Dora Benley will be free starting Monday.

In Dark 1 and teenager Bianca Winters had no idea what was in store for her in the next few years when she took on a babysitting assignment across the street with Little Katie Shipley. That night her whole life was to change forever as a killer roamed around in the dark upstairs. She had to save the baby while the housekeeper, Mrs. Ingersoll, fell to her death.

In the months that followed the murder, Bianca comes under the wing of her new medical advisor, Doc, who helps her recover from the horrible experience. She falls in love with the young man only to have doubt cast on his motives by circumstances that hint that he himself is the killer.When he goes on the run, she has to still believe in him somehow. How could she love a murderer?

In Dark  3: Special Edition Katie Shipley’s parents move to California and take Bianca with them as her live in babysitter. Bianca thinks that Doc is dead, killed trying to escape from the authorities.

 But then just as a strange gentleman from England appears and tries to kidnap Little Katie, a young man who reminds her of the one she has lost materializes in her life again. He shows her what has really been going on all these years behind the scenes, why Mrs. Ingersoll was killed, and what the bad guys want with Little Katie.

 The trilogy ends with the biggest surprise ending of all time.

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Edward Ware Thrillers Newsletter December, 2018:

During the last month we promoted several Dora Benley young adult titles on Amazon Kindle: Murder on Hollywood Beach, Murder on Spirit Island,and Silver Wolf Moon.

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 Soon Cheops Books LLC will be publishing another Dora Benley young adult thriller, Mysterious Neighbor, the current promotion.

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Teenager Madeline Anthony-Pratt climbs over the wall to her neighbor’s house one night to retrieve her cat. Intruders appear. She hides in theshadows. They whisper in a foreign tongue and hold out a Pepsi canwith black crud on it. They light a match.

Why are they trying to blow up her neighbor’s house tonight? The men aren’t telling as the match gets closer to the wick.

In Mysterious NeighborMadeline and her boyfriend, Drew, are left to deal with matters as best they can, and even Drew can’t help much. He had just enlisted in the military. No adults seem willing to help except the old lady next door, the mysterious neighbor, who is being targeted by the thugs. She has all too much totell Madeline. And the teenager can count the seconds ticking away on her life after she finds out the dangerous information the old lady has to impart to her.

This is no ordinary plot. It’s bigger than 9/11 and far more devastating. It has been two thousand years in the making.

On March 15 Cheops Books LLC will published Caesar’s Lost Legions by Dora Benley, another YA thriller and Roman book.

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Caesar Augustus has sent Caelius Antonius to the Roman province of Germania in 9 AD to draw a map of wonders that will lead the legions to a promised land as far East as the River Elbe. There are reports of a asea port that would serve as a highway to lands as yet unnamed.

Augustus’s ward,Arminius, a model German turned Roman, has volunteered to lead the legions of Varus there. Caelius awakens one night to find a symbol ofThor’s hammer engraved in the tree bark outside his tent. He sensesa spy from some disaffected tribe watching him. He reports the spy toVarus who defers to Arminius. Arminius says that all the Germans areof course watching, delighted that the Romans have come to civilize their benighted country.

Evidence builds of a conspiracy. Caelius reports it to Augustus back in Rome personally.But Augustus refuses to listen. Arminius was his ward who had livedin his house in Rome, and Caesar had never had a son of his own.Arminius was his blind spot. As a warning to Caelius, Caelius’swife is kidnapped. No matter what Caelius must defend his maps to thedeath. They hold the key to Rome’s future. He hopes that neither henor his wife must die to realize it.

Join Edward’s long ago ancestor,  Caelius, in his adventures on the far frontiers of the Roman Empire in Germany. They echo the adventures his latter day descendant, Edward Ware, will someday face in his own map plots against the latter-day Germans.

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Caesar’s Lost Legions To Be Published On Ides Of March:

Another one of Dora Benley’s Roman novels, Caesar’s Lost Legions, will be published next year in 2019 on the Ides of March, March 15. It is the successor of Julia: A Romance. It will be published in a hardcover,paperback, and ebook edition. But the hardback and paperback will be available only on the website: http://www.edwardwarethrillers.org.

Augustus has sent Caelius Antonius to the Roman province of Germania in 9 AD to draw a map to lead the legions as far East as the River Elbe. Caelius awakens to find Thor’s hammer engraved in the tree bark outside his tent. Is that a warning?

Caesar Augustus has sent Caelius Antonius to the Roman province of Germania in 9 AD to draw a map of wonders that will lead the legions to a promised land as far East as the River Elbe. There are reports of a  sea port that would serve as a highway to lands as yet unnamed.

Augustus’s ward, Arminius, a model German turned Roman, has volunteered to lead the legions of Varus there. Caelius awakens one night to find a symbol of Thor’s hammer engraved in the tree bark outside his tent. He senses a spy from some disaffected tribe watching him. He reports the spy to Varus who defers to Arminius. Arminius says that all the Germans are of course watching, delighted that the Romans have come to civilize their benighted country.

Evidence builds of a conspiracy. Caelius reports it to Augustus back in Rome personally. But Augustus refuses to listen. Arminius was his ward who had lived in his house in Rome, and Caesar had never had a son of his own. Arminius was his blind spot. As a warning to Caelius, Caelius’s wife is kidnapped. No matter what, Caelius must defend his maps to the death. They hold the key to Rome’s future. He hopes that neither he nor his wife must die to realize it.

Join Edward’s long ago ancestor,  Caelius, in his adventures on the far frontiers ofthe Roman Empire in Germany. They echo the adventures his latter day descendant, Edward Ware, will someday face in his own map plots against the latter-day Germans.

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Dora Benley Writes Another Young Adult Thriller:

Dora Benley has just published another young adult thriller, Mysterious Neighbor. It isn’t your usual thriller. Teenagers are thrust into positions of responsibility. They have to grow up fast. The fate of the US depends on them.

Teenager Madeline Anthony-Pratt climbs over the wall to her neighbor’s house one night to retrieve her cat. Intruders appear. She hides in the shadows. They whisper in a foreign tongue and hold out a Pepsi can with black crud on it. They light a match.

Why are they trying to blow up her neighbor’s house tonight? The men aren’t telling as the match gets closer to the wick.

 In Mysterious  Neighbor Madeline and her boyfriend,Drew, are left to deal with matters as best they can, and even Drew can’t help much. He had just enlisted in the military. No adults seem willing to help except the old lady next door, the mysterious neighbor, who is being targeted by the thugs. She has all too much to tell Madeline. And the teenager can count the seconds ticking away on her life after she finds out the dangerous information the old lady has to impart to her.

This is no ordinary plot. It’s bigger than 9/11 and far more devastating. It has been two thousand years in the making.

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