Epic Book Launch – Lost in Darkness – Excerpt

About the Book

Book: Lost in Darkness

Author: Michelle Griep

Genre: FICTION/ Christian/Romance

Release date: November 1, 2021

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England, 1815

Amelia Balfour has one dream. . .to tour Egypt as a travel writer. But when her wish is finally within reach, her father dies, and her malformed brother Colin depends upon her to arrange for a revolutionary surgery. Amelia returns home, hoping he’ll recover before the ship sails for Cairo.
Former Navy surgeon Graham Lambert is sick—of travelling, loneliness, and especially the injustice of the world. Leaving behind the military, he partners with a renowned surgeon, the man who promises new life to Amelia’s brother.
But just as the operation begins, Graham suspects the surgeon is a fraud. After a botched procedure, Colin goes mad and escapes, terrorizing their neighbor, author Mary Godwin—planting the seed for her greatest creation, Frankenstein.
Can Amelia and Graham stop Colin before he destroys everyone in his path and find the tender soul still trapped inside…or will they be too late?

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BOOK EXCERPT – Lost in Darkness Excerpt One

London, 1815

There was something glorious about the first day of June. The time of year when the earth exhaled a warm breath, coaxing tender shoots and delicate emotion. And for one blessed moment, Amelia Balfour surrendered to the wonder of it, lifting her face to the sunshine beaming through her bedroom window. Surely this was how heaven would feel.

But for now, the grind of wheels and soot-flaked air of London beckoned. Snapping out of her reverie, she primped her bonnet bow tight beneath her chin then scurried out of her bedroom. God may still sit on the mercy seat, but her editor would pace a deadly cadence behind his desk if she were late.

Near the front door, Amelia gave her portfolio a final peek through. Manuscript, check. Proposal for a new travel handbook, double check. Lucky Egyptian Ibis feather…

Wait a minute.

Plunging her hand in deeper, she fingered around for the white plume with a black tip. She could’ve sworn she’d set it in there last night before retiring. This would never do.

“Betsey?” She peered down the corridor, hoping to spy a sturdy grey gown. If asked to do so, her maid and faithful companion could find a singular grain of peppery-pink sand amidst an entire Menorcan beach. “Have you seen—?”

MISSED ANY EXCERPTS, GO HERE:

Excerpt One: https://janemouttet.wordpress.com/2021/10/13/epic-book-launch-lost-in-darkness-excerpt/
Excerpt Two: https://storiesbygina.wordpress.com/2021/10/13/lost-in-darkness-epic-book-launch/
Excerpt Three: https://happywhenreading.wordpress.com/2021/10/14/lost-in-darkness/
Excerpt Four: http://www.simpleharvestreads.com/posts/lost-in-darkness-epic-book-launch/
Excerpt Five: https://englishmysteriesblog.blogspot.com/2021/10/lost-in-darkness-spotlight-book-tour.html?m=1
Excerpt Six: https://coverloverbookreview.blogspot.com/2021/09/book-launch-lost-in-darkness.html
Excerpt Seven: https://www.artistwriterandstudentohmy.com/posts/lost-in-darkness-book-excerpt/

ABOUT THE AUTHOR – Michelle Griep

Michelle Griep’s been writing since she first discovered blank wall space and Crayolas. She is the Christy Award-winning author of historical romances: A Tale of Two Hearts, The Captured Bride, The Innkeeper’s Daughter, 12 Days at Bleakly Manor, The Captive Heart, Brentwood’s Ward, A Heart Deceived, and Gallimore, but also leaped the historical fence into the realm of contemporary with the zany romantic mystery Out of the Frying Pan.

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