Suspense, mystery, action, a little romance and lots of laughs! 

“Hours of enjoyment, laugh-out-loud moments, nail-nibbling tension and just plain fun.” Renaissance writer (Read more reviews!)

A surprise role in a movie takes actress Derry O’Donnell to a romantic castle in the Scottish Highlands. But romance soon turns to fear and suspicion. Someone means to kill, and Derry, moonlighting as celebrity fortune-teller Madam Tulip, is snared in a net of greed, conspiracy and betrayal.
A millionaire banker, a film producer with a mysterious past, a gun-loving wife, a PA with her eyes on Hollywood, a handsome and charming estate manager—each has a secret to share and a request for Madam Tulip. (More)
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What reviewers are saying about ‘The Bones of Chance’ –

“Would I recommend it? Without a doubt! These books should be on the best seller lists!” – behindthewillows

“I don’t hesitate to give five stars and say that I can’t wait for the next book.” – barbtaub

“Another hilarious and suspenseful Madam Tulip book.  A page turner just like the previous two.” – theaspiringwordsmith

“This is the third Madam Tulip book, and my favourite so far!” – bookshineandreadbows

“This third book in the Madame Tulip series is wonderful read, and David Ahern’s wry humour is a delight.” – whisperingstories

“I had that really satisfying sense of being immersed in the middle of something highly enjoyable and well-written, happy in the knowledge that there is more to come.” – booksandwinegums

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When out-of-work actress Derry O’Donnell moonlights as celebrity fortune-teller Madam Tulip in an English stately home, she’s trying to make some cash. Instead, she is drawn into an alien world of wealth, titled privilege and family secrets.
A countess once a chorus girl, a gambling earl and his daughters, a cultured and handsome art expert—all caught in a terrifying web … (More)
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“Another mystery packed adventure with Madam Tulip. I recommend it.” – writingpearls

“Packed full of mystery and suspense” – bytheletterbookreviews

“I am giving this book five stars as it was that good and I will be recommending this book to everyone who loves a good mystery.” – baronessbooktrove

“The characters are fresh and the story exciting. It is a wild ride” – mikestheaterofthemind

“I was genuinely still guessing at who was involved in what shenanigans right up until the reveal moment.” – bookshineandreadbows

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Derry O’Donnell, out-of-work actress, is young, talented, a teeny bit psychic… and broke.  Spurred on by an ultimatum from her awesomely high-achieving mother, and with a little help from her theatrical friends, Derry embarks on a part-time career as Madam Tulip, fortune teller to the rich and famous. But at her first fortune-telling gig – a celebrity charity weekend in an Irish castle – a famous rap artist will die. (more)

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“Totally,totally delightful.” – cnkbookreviews

“Great plot, fabulous characters in a suspenseful mystery.”tometender

“Oh my word, this book was so good! I absolutely loved it! Madam Tulip has just the right amount of mystery, humor, suspense, and all around great writing!” – carrieksbookreviews

“I absolutely loved loved loved this novel and can’t wait to read the next one!” – kerensasreadingnook

“Derry O’Donnell is one of the most unique heroines I have come across.” – nightowlreviews

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