Eyes and Ears

Publisher info

Eyes and Ears Editions is a small publishing upstart specializing in mysteries and historical novels set in unusual locales and time frames, as well as tart, lively literary fiction with a comic touch.

Queries should be made before submission to Liz, Editorial Assistant, eyesandears.editions@gmail.com.

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The Burning Stakes, A Novel of the Late Roman Empire
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,670. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Emperor Julian offers his military enemies a free hand over a show trial purging the late Constantius II's court. Agent Numidianus finds his headquarters under a new chief and his ailing intelligence chief Apodemius gone missing. With a trusted few, he protects the Magister’s most vulnerable secret ever— while defending himself against charges that will tie him to the executioner's stake.
The Deadly Caesar, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Imperial agent Numidianus gets more trouble than he expects when recruiting barbarian informers. The fiery Alemanna Gunda agrees to testify before an imperial hearing pitting the bookish Caesar Julian against his resentful general. But is Gunda’s evidence backing Julian only a self-serving lie? With action and intrigue, the Embers of Empire series is delighting Cornwell, Saylor and Harris fans.
The Wolves of Ambition, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Agent Numidianus must spy on a rising Franco-Roman hero rescuing Roman Gaul from Alemannic raiders. General Silvanus once betrayed Marcus’ father but later saved Marcus himself from execution. Is Silvanus now the man to save the Roman Empire of the West—or destroy it? Should Marcus warn him of treachery in Emperor Constantius II’s court or let the Fates exact revenge on his behalf?
The Veiled Assassin, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A thrilling spy adventure in 347 AD Numidia, "A Veiled Assassin" takes the 'Roman fiction' fan to a broiling desert beset by suicidal extremists fighting the Roman army and the Christian church it now defends. Marcus wagers that surviving a deadly mission will earn him freedom from slavery, but has he bargained on betrayal by the man he respects most in the world? Fast-paced and well-researched.
The Back Gate to Hell, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Roman agent Numidianus' mission to spy on Caesar Gallus and his vicious consort Constantia tosses him into Antioch's cesspool of corruption. This third adventure in the Embers of Empire pits Marcus against the warring heirs to the Constantine dynasty and the eunuchs who rule them. Can Marcus save the Empire? More important, can he save his son Leo from mutilation by the Chief Eunuch, Eusebius?
Usurpers, A Novel of the Late Roman Empire
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,520. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Intelligence agent Marcus must escape the court of Emperor Constans after he uncovers the humiliating secret of the young ruler's vice-ridden entourage. But his flight lands him in greater danger—a delicate assignment to investigate a military conspiracy to usurp Constans’ throne. Worse, this mission means spying on the very man whose trust Marcus craves more than anything.
On the Back Lot of Life
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Inspirational
From the author of the Orange Prize-nominated "A Visit From Voltaire" comes a heartwarming and funny short story about the scorching August morning her mother died in L.A. A woman who loved living among the various "types" who might have walked out of a Central Casting directory or a soap-opera audition call, the departed mother bequeaths her bereaved daughter the legacy of laughter
Under Their Skin
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The Geneva laser clinic of Dr. Roman Micheli is as discreet as a Swiss bank—no matter who the patient, Roman is the dispassionate professional. His wife Isabel, a WHO leprologist, is even more dedicated to her work than Roman. But the Michelis' technically perfect partnership unravels when an American violinist strides onto a concert stage and weaves the audience into her musical spell.
Love and the Art of War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,400. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Inspirational
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A London librarian is losing her job, her man and, possibly even her mind. Enrolling in an evening class, "Mending Marriage or Decent Divorce," Jane ends up by mistake with some oddball businessmen studying Sun Tzu's The Art of War and China's legendary Thirty-six Battle Stratagems. The distraught Jane has nothing to lose and in fact, gains more from Baldwin's coaching than she bargained for.
A Visit From Voltaire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,080. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Nominated for the UK's Orange/Baileys Prize for Fiction, A Visit From Voltaire brings the incorrigible 18th-century troublemaker back to life as he haunts the Swiss farmhouse of a newly-arrived American and her family. Over the course of a single winter, a comic Voltaire evolves from the Houseguest-from-Hell into her wisest friend, teaching her how to live life to the fullest. Funny and original.
The Shadows of Shigatse (The Handover Mysteries, Vol. III)
Series: The Handover Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Who's the traitor—nervous Dr. Chamba, dashing Dr. Norsang, beautiful nurse DaDon or the weary Swiss-Tibetan Kelsang? Xavier Vonalp takes journalist Claire Raymond to his medical project in Tibet on a quest to nail the informer betraying Tibetan patients fleeing to Nepal. Identifying who is the deadly turncoat is hard enough, but her ex-lover Jim also begs a sensitive favor behind Xavier's back.
The End of May Road (The Handover Mysteries, Vol. II)
Series: The Handover Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,560. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Sidelined at home on maternity leave, Business World reporter Claire Raymond investigates why a neighbor's son is found dead in Hong Kong's tony Midlevel district only six months before the official handover of Hong Kong from Britain to China. A neurotic anxiety pervades the colonial middle-class and mixes with a rising religious hysteria among Filipina babysitters and threatens her own baby.
The Wardens of Punyu (The Handover Mysteries, Vol. I)
Series: The Handover Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
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Claire Raymond's rookie Business World colleague disappears without trace across the Hong Kong-China border into one of the mainland's new "special economic zones." Claire's search to rescue him leads her through the free-for-all landscape of Guangdong's coastal export boom into the murky use of Communist prison labor camps to feed its illegal organ transplant trade.


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