Monday, August 20, 2018

#GIVEAWAY Showcase The Long Lost Love Letters of Doc Holiday by David Corbett

Today I bring you a feature about a tale of suspense and intrigue about the alleged discovery of love letters between Doc Holiday and his cousin Mattie and the battle for ownership they invoked. I can't wait to open my copy.
The author's publicist Author/uGuide is also sponsoring a giveaway of the book, details below.

ISBN-13: 978-1626949218
Publisher: Black Opal Books
Release Date: 8-18-2018
Length: 360pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound


The most notorious love letters in American history—supposedly destroyed a century ago—mysteriously reappear, and become the coveted prize in a fierce battle for possession that brings back to life the lawless world evoked in the letters themselves.

Lisa Balamaro is an ambitious arts lawyer with a secret crush on her most intriguing client: former rodeo rider and reformed art forger, Tuck Mercer. In his newfound role as expert in Old West artifacts, Tuck gains possession of the supposedly destroyed correspondence between Doc Holliday and his cousin and childhood sweetheart, Mattie—who would become Sister Mary Melanie of the Sisters of Mercy.
Given the unlikelihood the letters can ever be fully authenticated, Tuck retains Lisa on behalf of the letters' own, Rayella Vargas, to sell them on the black market. But the buyer Tuck finds, a duplicitous judge from the Tombstone area, has other, far more menacing ideas.
As Lisa works feverishly to make things right, Rayella secretly enlists her ex-marine boyfriend in a daring scheme of her own.
When the judge learns he's been blindsided, he rallies a cadre of armed men for a deadly standoff reminiscent of the moment in history that made Doc famous: The Gunfight at the OK Corral.

Giveaway is for One Print copy of
The Long Lost Love Letters of Doc Holliday
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"David Corbett’s latest, The Long-Lost Love Letters of Doc Holliday, is just terrific. The correspondence between Doc and his cousin sings with truth and passion, and the greater story of the letters’ provenance provides thrills enough for several novels. Highly recommended."
   —John Lescroart, New York Times best-selling author of Poison and Fatal
"Corbett’s character-driven legal thriller is full of suspense and hard-charging gun-slinging action from the Old West to a modern-day shoot-out. The courtroom scenes are a master class in legal procedural fiction with quick-fired exchanges between all parties as the arts lawyer, Lisa Balamaro, seeks to have the stolen letters protected by the courts. Outside the courtroom, other characters find ways beyond the law to settle their disputes with deadly consequences, and an action-packed finale full of strategic combat complexity makes the shootouts of the Old West seem like a simpler time. But the results of violent revenge are timeless, and Corbett has served it up cold with calculated precision."
   —US Review of Books
"This is a book I could not put down. The historical details are authentic, the background word pictures of the Arizona foothills and desert are true and the modern story leaves you at times breathless... And the letters are a very clear profile of the life of Doc Holliday through his eyes, and those of the only woman he will ever love. The woman who will always love him. This is not the same Doc Holliday of films and dime novels. You may find that you understand him a lot better than you did before."
   —Bonnye Reed Frye, NetGalley
"Amazing book! I could not put this book down from the first page to the last. Strongly Recommended."
   —Tara Jill, Independent reviewer
"I loved this book."
   —Marie Angel, Independent Reviewer

"This is a great novel... The plot is stimulating, and there is a lot of action and suspense.”
   —Randee Green
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Meet David:
For fifteen years, David worked for the San Francisco private investigation firm of Palladino & Sutherland, and played a significant part in a number of high-profile criminal and civil litigations, including the Lincoln Savings & Loan Case, the DeLorean Trial, the Coronado Company marijuana indictments, the Cotton Club Murder Case, the People's Temple Trial, the first Michael Jackson child molestation case, and a RICO civil litigation brought by the Teamsters against former union leaders associated with organized crime—as well as numerous other drug, murder, and fraud cases.

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  1. This book sounds fantastic. I love anything that has to do with the old west.

    1. Doesn't it look good? Thanks for the visit and comment Anita

  2. Thanks for this fascinating and captivating story which interests me greatly. Intriguing and unique. I enjoyed Tombstone, Doc, and Josie. Many thanks.

  3. THis does sound really interesting

  4. This certainly sounds like an interesting read. Thanks for sharing it.

  5. This sounds like a fantastic thriller. Thank you for sharing with us!

  6. Sounds absolutely intriguing and even more so that she became a sister of Mercy.

    1. I know right. My copy is sitting within reach now I just need time LOL