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Byzantine Gold (Dangerous Waters #2) by Chris Karlsen – Book Promo w/Giveway

 GIVEAWAY INFO: It is tour wide for a a $50 Amazon Gift Card to a commenter, 15 eBook copies of Golden Chariot (Dangerous Waters #1) by Chris Karlsen and 2 Swag bags that will include: a tote bag with my book covers on them, 1 Turkish charm bracelet OR 1 Turkish charm keychain, and an ecopy set of my paranormal romances, Heroes Live Forever and Journey in Time. Ends 03/25/2013

Title: Byzantine Gold

Series: Dangerous Waters #2

Author: Chris Karlsen

Genre: Romantic Thriller

Publisher: Books to Go Now

Format: Ebook

Length: 72k words


Purchase: Amazon |


Book Description:


Night Owl Reviews Reviewer Top Pick – 5 Stars

“Once again, Ms. Karlsen delivers. Byzantine Gold is full of beautiful scenery, a tension-filled plot, and strong characters worth rooting for.”


A sunken warship from the Byzantine Era carrying an unusual cargo of gold has been found off the coast of Northern   Cyprus. News of the valuable cache has attracted the attention of a terrorist cell. They plan to attack the recovery team’s campsite and steal the artifacts. On the Black Market, the sale of the relics will buy them additional weapons.


Charlotte Dashiell, an American archaeologist, and her lover, Atakan  Vadim, a Turkish government agent, are scheduled to be part of the recovery team that brings up the artifacts. While en route to Cyprus, they find themselves caught in the crosshairs of Maksym Tischenko, a Ukrainian contract killer bent on revenge. Charlotte, Atakan and Tischenko share a grim history. As a result, Tischenko is a man who will stop at nothing to achieve his goal—seeing them both dead.




I was born and raised in Chicago. My father was a history professor and my mother was, and is, a voracious reader. I grew up with a love of history and books.


My parents also love traveling, a passion they passed onto me. I wanted to see the places I read about, see the land and monuments from the time periods that fascinated me. I’ve had the good fortune to travel extensively throughout Europe, the Near East, and North Africa.


I am a retired police detective. I spent twenty-five years in law enforcement with two different agencies. My desire to write came in my early teens. After I retired, I decided to pursue that dream.


I currently live in the Pacific Northwest with my husband, four rescue dogs and a rescue horse.


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6 thoughts on “Byzantine Gold (Dangerous Waters #2) by Chris Karlsen – Book Promo w/Giveway

  1. Hi All,
    I’d like to thank Harlie for giving me the opportunity to showcase the trailer for my latest book, Byzantine Gold.
    I hope everyone is having a fun St. Paddy’s Day.

  2. I really enjoyed this book and can’t wait to read more books with Charlotte and Atakan (No pressure Chris!). Thanks for the tour and giveaway!

    1. Hi Maria D,
      I am so happy to hear you read and enjoyed the book. Down the road, maybe later this year or early next, I am going to start a third in the series. It will have Charlotte and Atakan but I think I might try to have both Nick and Iskender work together on a case in Turkey. We’ll see:)

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