her majesty's milken

Blog Tour – Her Majesty’s Milken by Nicki J. Markus #Giveaway

Title:Her Majesty’s Milken

Author:Nicki J. Markus

Genre:Historical, Victorian, Cogpunk

Length:Novella

Publisher:Fireborn Publishing

Today’s book feature is Nicki J. Markus’ latest release – Her Majesty’s Milken. Find out more about this historical romance and read a guest post by Nicki!


Book Blurb – Her Majesty’s Milken by Nicki J. Markus

When part-time pilferer Sir Wesley Smythe seeks out famous housebreaker the Mayfair Milken, he little suspects he could soon be using his skills in service of the crown. 

Whitechapel resident Grace is the pluckiest thief in all of London. Her housebreaking feats in the heart of fashionable Mayfair have earned her the nickname the Mayfair Milken. All members of high society fear for their valuables—all except Sir Wesley Smythe.

Sir Wesley, one of London’s most eligible bachelors and a keen amateur mechanist, thrills at each new report of the Milken’s exploits. Prone to a little light pilfering himself, he longs to meet his idol, only to be shocked at the discovery that the Milken is a woman.

However, they are not the only thieves in the city, and when they uncover a plot to steal from Queen Victoria, they must work together if they wish to foil the criminal.

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Her Majesty's Milken

Nicki on Her Inspiration—Her Majesty’s Milken

The initial idea for Her Majesty’s Milken came to me when I saw a call listed for tales about jewel thieves. My mind went straight to an historical setting, and a social divide, with a gentleman thief and a lower-class female burglar. To begin with, I was only thinking about jewels in general; however, once I decided it should be a Victorian-era piece, my thoughts to turned to Queen Victoria, and then to the Koh-I-Noor diamond. At that point, the rest of the plot slotted into place, along with the cogpunk elements you’ll find woven into the tale. To find out more, you’ll need to pick up a copy!

Giveaway

Nicki is offering an eBook copy of my MF PNR short story Canção do Amor to one lucky reader.

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About the author

Asta IdoneaAsta Idonea (aka Nicki J Markus) was born in England, but now lives in Adelaide, South Australia. She has loved both reading and writing from a young age and is also a keen linguist, having studied several foreign languages.

Asta launched her writing career in 2011 and divides her efforts not only between MM and mainstream works but also between traditional and indie publishing. Her works span the genres, from paranormal to historical and from contemporary to fantasy. It just depends what story and which characters spring into her mind!

As a day job, Asta works as a freelance editor and proofreader, and in her spare time she enjoys music, theatre, cinema, photography, and sketching. She also loves history, folklore and mythology, pen-palling, and travel; all of which have provided plenty of inspiration for her writing.

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Amazon Author UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asta-Idonea/e/B00RMGGVYO

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