Monday, April 8, 2019


Author: Gail Z. Martin

Narrator: Amanda Ronconi

Length: 20 hours 40 minutes

Series: Deadly Curiosities Collection, Book 2

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Released: Jan. 29, 2019

Genre: Paranormal Fantasy

Cassidy Kincaide runs Trifles and Folly in modern-day Charleston, an antiques and curios shop with a dangerous secret. Cassidy can read the history of objects by touching them and together with Teag, a hacker and weaver witch, and Sorren, a 600-year-old vampire, they get rid of cursed objects and keep Charleston and the world safe from supernatural threats. An extension of the Deadly Curiosities urban fantasy novel series, this collection contains three full novellas and four short stories: The Final Death, Predator, Fair Game, "Fatal Invitation," "Redcap," "Bloodlines," plus three bonus stories: "Among the Shoals Forever," "The Low Road," and "Steer a Pale Course."

Gail Z. Martin writes urban fantasy, epic fantasy and steampunk for Solaris Books, Orbit Books, Falstaff Books, SOL Publishing and Darkwind Press. Urban fantasy series include Deadly Curiosities and the Night Vigil (Sons of Darkness). Epic fantasy series include Darkhurst, the Chronicles Of The Necromancer, the Fallen Kings Cycle, the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga, and the Assassins of Landria. Together with Larry N. Martin, she is the co-author of Iron & Blood, Storm & Fury (both Steampunk/alternate history), and the Spells Salt and Steel comedic horror series. Newest titles include Tangled Web, Vengeance, The Dark Road, and Assassin’s Honor. As Morgan Brice, she writes urban fantasy MM paranormal romance, with her Witchbane and Badlands series.
Narrator Bio
Amanda is an actress and narrator who divides her time between New York City and Upstate New York. She has a BFA from NYU where she studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory. She has performed in theaters around New York City and regionally at The Alley, Capital Rep and many productions at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. Her Off-Broadway solo comedy, Shirley at the Tropicana, received critical acclaim and was subsequently featured in The New York Times. Film and TV credits include Daydream Believer (Slamdance 2001’s Best Dramatic Feature winner), The Understudy, Deadly Sins (ID Discovery), IFC’s Get Hit and Chasing Paradise. National network and regional commercials include Chase Bank, Sony and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Her voiceover work encompasses over 100 audiobooks available on She is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors’ Equity.  

  • Age: mid-twenties
  • Hair: Strawberry blonde
  • Best friend: Teag Logan
  • Boyfriend: Kell Winston
  • Dog: Baxter, an opinionated Maltese
  • Job: Runs the antique and curio store Trifles and Folly, which she inherited from her Uncle Evan. The store has been in Charleston and been in the Kincaide family for over 350 years.
  • Ability: Cassidy is a psychometric, which means she can read the magic or history of objects by touching them.
  • Secret Job: Getting cursed and haunted objects out of the wrong hands and saving the world from supernatural threats as part of the Alliance, a secret coalition of mortals and immortals.

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  1. Enjoyed following the tour. Thank you for the giveaway as well.

  2. Such an intriguing and mysterious book cover! I love all the shades of blue! Looking forward to checking out this audiobook!