The children of Holmes & Watson face another mystery... Here Walk the Dead by Brynn Chapman (Excerpt & #Giveaway)

On tour with Prism Book Tours

I thoroughly enjoyed the first book in this series, Boneseeker, and have
been anticipating another addition for some time (read my review of this
second book here). Read an excerpt and enter the tour giveaway below...

Here Walk the Dead
(The Boneseeker Chronicles #2)
By Brynn Chapman
Adult, New Adult, Historical Romantic Suspense, Gothic
Paperback & ebook, 250 Pages
January 14th 2019 by The Wild Rose Press, Inc


Arabella Holmes—yes, daughter of that Holmes—wants to return to her job as a purveyor of abnormal science. She has temporarily been demoted to a botanist, until her love interest, Henry Watson—yes, that Watson—can help her get her less-than-professional outbursts in check.

Henry is tired of his new role as doctor, tired of the lack of adventure, and tired of keeping Bella's escapades out of the papers.

Five girls are missing. Gone from locked rooms in their own houses. Arabella and Henry are called upon to help solve the kidnappings, but all they unearth is more danger.

Bella ventures undercover into a lunatic asylum, where a mute woman assaults her and scrawls the chilling words—Here the dead wake. Plus, a vial of Bella's research poison has gone missing. Bella and Henry must find it, and the missing girls, before charges can be brought against her.


"Dark twists and turns abound in this fast-paced and riveting gothic thriller. I consumed it in one sitting!" ~USA TODAY BESTSELLER, Lea Nolan

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“Frostbite can occur at zero degrees within five minutes for the first stage, which results in pain and tingling and most likely a full recovery. The second degree, the body pulls blood away from the extremities, resulting in blisters that may harden and blacken.”
I then recall the moulages he crafted of stage-four frostbite. My heartbeat goes wild. “Find! Newton! Find!”
He yips.
Newton bounds out of sight, and we all stumble forward, awkwardly plowing through the gathering mounds of snow.
A yelp, then Newton begins to bark in earnest and a smile breaks free beneath my balaclava. “He’s found something.”
As we turn the corner, my heart falls. Newton is…digging. Digging at the ground.
I turn to meet Henry’s eyes and Inspector Giamatti bounds forward, the remaining blood draining from his already pallid complexion.
Henry and Giamatti expect the worst. They immediately begin to help Newton to dig.
My photo-mind flips through pictures and I turn away to face the clock tower. I pull out a compass and swallow. I have seen this view before. The first time I snuck into the asylum.
They are about to discover—…
“I’ve struck wood!” Henry yells.
I fly to his side, in time to help them heave open the hidden trapdoor, buried beneath snow.
A round, frozen face stares sightlessly forward. She perceives the change in temperature and screams.

Other Books in the Series

(The Boneseeker Chronicles #1)
By Brynn Chapman
Adult, New Adult, Historical Romantic Suspense, Gothic
Paperback & ebook, 213 Pages
January 10th 2018 by The Wild Rose Press, Inc


Aspiring scientist Arabella Holmes doesn't fit the role of a 1900s lady. Her father, Sherlock, landed her a position at the Mütter Museum to pursue her dream of becoming a purveyor of abnormal science, or what her father calls a "Boneseeker."

Henry Watson’s two-fold mission at the Mütter Museum is to join their team of forensic anthropologists in unearthing unusual antiquities and to watch over Arabella. If only he could get her to speak to him, instead of hurling knives in his general direction. Assigned to a most secret expedition to investigate a mysterious skeletal hand discovered in upstate New York, Arabella and Henry are soon caught in a scientific debate, and the search for the truth may have deadly consequences for those involved.

Are the bones from a Neanderthal? Or are they living proof of fallen angels known as Nephilim?

Watson and Holmes must put aside their differences, trust their instincts, and rely on one another to survive to uncover the truth.

*This is a new version of a previously published edition

Praise for BONESEEKER:

Winner of the New Jersey Romance Writers Golden Leaf Contest

"Creative, meticulously researched, and terrific fun!"  ~Grace Burrowes, NY Times Best Selling Author

"The characters, the setting, the descriptions and the mysteries and relationships all work together seamlessly to create a truly wonderful story that I completely adored." ~Best Books Ever Blog

"The settings are intriguing and the way they are described make you feel as if you are immersed in the story. I could feel the gloom and damp. That is rare in so many books! Boneseeker is a book I highly recommend, and I give it 5 stars!" ~Christy's Cozy Corners Blog

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About the Author

Born and raised in western Pennsylvania, Brynn Chapman is the daughter of two teachers. Her writing reflects her passions: science, history and love--not necessarily in that order. In real life, the geek gene runs strong in her family, as does the Asperger's syndrome. Her writing reflects her experience as a pediatric therapist and her interactions with society's downtrodden. In fiction, she's a strong believer in underdogs and happily-ever-afters. Her ancestry tree claims she's a descendant of the House of Stuart.

Tour Schedule

January 14th:
Mythical Books
Oh Hey! Books.
Lukten av trykksverte
January 15th:
Adventures Thru Wonderland
Kimber Li
Wishful Endings
January 16th:
Rockin' Book Reviews
My Life, Loves and Passion
January 17th:
Reading On The Edge
Declarations of a Fangirl
Hearts & Scribbles
Baroness Book Trove
January 18th:
Locks, Hooks and Books
Christy's Cozy Corners
January 19th:
Grand Finale

Tour-Wide Giveaway

- GRAND PRIZE: One winner will receive a $10 Amazon eGift Card and a Print Copy of BONESEEKER
Two winners will receive an Audiobook of BONESEEKER
One winner will receive a Print Copy of BONESEEKER
- Open internationally
- Ends January 23, 2019

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