Nov 15 2018
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A Vintage Death by Mary Ellen Hughes

A Vintage Death by Mary Ellen Hughes

My Thoughts

A Vintage Death by Mary Ellen Hughes is the second book in the Keepsake Cove mystery series. I adored the first book and was so excited for this one to come out. In this installment, Callie is trying to figure out who wanted a local B&B owner dead – suspicion is on his estranged wife, but Callie knows Dorothy is innocent. She sets out (along with a visiting author, Lyssa) to prove Dorothy is innocent and track down the real killer. A Vintage Death has a great balance of time spent visiting with the characters we know and love in Keepsake Cove, and sleuthing out the mystery with Callie. I felt that the clues were presented in such …

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Nov 14 2018
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The Secluded Village Murders by Shelly Frome

The Secluded Village Murders by Shelly Frome

The Secluded Village Murders
by Shelly Frome
on Tour November 1-15, 2018

 

Synopsis:

For tour guide Emily Ryder, the turning point came on that fatal early morning when her beloved mentor met an untimely death. It’s labeled as an accident and Trooper Dave Roberts is more interested in Emily than in any suspicions over Chris Cooper’s death. For Emily, if Chris hadn’t been the Village Planner and the only man standing in the way of the development of an apartment and entertainment complex in their quaint village of Lydfield, Connecticut, she might have believed it was an accident, but too many pieces didn’t fit.

As Emily heads across the pond for a prescheduled tour of Lydfield’s sister village, Lydfield-in-the-Moor, she discovers that the murderer may …

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Nov 13 2018
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Super Stocking Stuffer Giveaway Hop – Ends 11/27/2018

Super Stocking Stuffer Giveaway Hop – Ends 11/27/2018

Welcome to my stop in the Super Stocking Stuffer Giveaway Hop! I’m so excited to take part in this fun event. I absolutely love Christmas. This year will be especially fun since we just had our third daughter in August. It’s always fun to have a baby at Christmas. I love seeing our girls on Christmas morning. What is your favorite part of Christmas?

For my giveaway prize, I am giving away some wonderful Christmas eBooks. These will be gifted from Amazon – so as long as you can receive eBooks from Amazon, you are able to enter. One winner will be gifted all of the eBooks. If the winner is in the US, I’ll also be sending along a …

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Nov 13 2018
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Killed on Blueberry Hill by Sharon Farrow – Review

Killed on Blueberry Hill by Sharon Farrow – Review

Killed on Blueberry Hill by Sharon Farrow
A Berry Basket Mystery #3
Kensington • October 30, 2018

It’s peak tourist season in Oriole Point, Michigan—the blueberry buckle of the fruit belt. Nothing draws the crowds quite like their annual carnival. And nothing turns it sour faster than murder…

The Blueberry Blow Out festival has begun and it’s time for Marlee Jacob, owner of The Berry Basket, to shine. Unfortunately, it’s also bringing out the worst in her fiancé Ryan Zeller. Ryan’s rivalry with Porter Gale, owner of Blueberry Hill Farm, spills over into a very public and very ugly fight. And after they compete in the pie-eating contest and a raucous tug of war, their orchard blood feud takes a deadly turn…

The death …

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Nov 12 2018
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Purls and Poison by Anne Canadeo

Purls and Poison by Anne Canadeo

Purls and Poison by Anne Canadeo
A Black Sheep & Co. Mystery #2
Kensington • October 30, 2018

When a fellow Black Sheep Knitter is suspected of poisoning her coworker, the group puts down their needles and takes up their friend’s defense . . .

Suzanne Cavanaugh has just about had it with her office rival at Prestige Properties. It’s bad enough that Liza Devereaux is constantly needling her at work, but when she shows up at one of Suzanne’s open houses to poach potential buyers, it’s the last straw. No one in the office fails to hear the two snarling at each other.

When Liza is later found dead in her office cubicle—poisoned by a diet shake—Suzanne becomes the prime suspect. It’s soon …

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Nov 11 2018
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Reason to Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman

Reason to Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman

Reason to Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman
A Carol Childs Mystery #5
Henery Press • November 6, 2018

Carol Childs is in the middle of one of the biggest stories of her life. Her daughter Cate has returned from college with a boyfriend in tow. A photographer who police suspect to be The Model Slayer, responsible for the murder of three young women.

Not since the Hillside Strangler has Los Angeles been so on edge.

And when the police arrest Cate’s boyfriend, Carol’s personal life and professional worlds collide. A tattooed cocktail waitress calls the radio station and asks to speak with Carol off the record. She knows the true identity of the real Model Slayer because she says she killed him.

Tensions mount as …

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Nov 10 2018
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The Vampire Knitting Club by Nancy Warren

The Vampire Knitting Club by Nancy Warren

The Vampire Knitting Club
by Nancy Warren
on Tour October 15 – November 16, 2018

Synopsis:

At a crossroads between a cringe-worthy past (Todd the Toad) and an uncertain future (she’s not exactly homeless, but it’s close), Lucy Swift travels to Oxford to visit her grandmother. With Gran’s undying love to count on and Cardinal Woolsey’s, Gran’s knitting shop, to keep her busy, Lucy can catch her breath and figure out what she’s going to do.

Except it turns out that Gran is the undying. Or at least, the undead. But there’s a death certificate. And a will, leaving the knitting shop to Lucy. And a lot of people going in and out who never use the door—including Gran, who is just as loving as …

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Nov 09 2018
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Thread Herrings by Lea Wait – Excerpt and Giveaway

Thread Herrings by Lea Wait – Excerpt and Giveaway

Thread Herrings by Lea Wait
A Mainely Needlepoint Mystery #7
Kensington • October 30, 2018

Angie’s first auction may turn out to be her last—when she bids on a coat of arms that someone would literally kill to possess…

Tagging along to an estate sale with her fellow Needlepointer, antiques shop owner Sarah Byrne, Angie Curtis impulsively bids on a tattered embroidery of a coat of arms. When she gets her prize back home to Haven Harbor, she discovers a document from 1757 behind the framed needlework—a claim for a child from a foundling hospital. Intrigued, Angie is determined to find the common thread between the child and the coat of arms.

Accepting her reporter friend Clem Walker’s invitation to talk about her find …

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Nov 08 2018
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Murder in Her Stocking by G.A. McKevett – Bein’ a Grandma Ain’t Bad Atall – Review and Giveaway

Murder in Her Stocking by G.A. McKevett – Bein’ a Grandma Ain’t Bad Atall – Review and Giveaway

Murder in Her Stocking by G.A. McKevett
A Granny Reid Mystery #1
Kensington • October 30, 2018

As the Moonlight Magnolia Agency revisits old memories on Christmas Eve, Granny Reid takes the reins back thirty years to the 1980s—back when she went by Stella, everyone’s hair was bigger, and sweaters were colorful disasters. But murder never went out of style…

Christmas has arrived in sleepy McGill, Georgia, but holiday cheer can’t keep temperamental Stella Reid from swinging a rolling pin at anyone who crosses her bad side—and this season, there are plenty. First an anonymous grinch vandalizes a celebrated nativity display. Far worse, the scandalous Prissy Carr is found dead in an alley behind a tavern. With police puzzled over the murder, Stella …

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Nov 08 2018
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House of Ashes by Loretta Marion – Excerpt and Giveaway

House of Ashes by Loretta Marion – Excerpt and Giveaway

House of Ashes by Loretta Marion
A Haunted Bluffs Mystery #1
Crooked Lane Books • November 13, 2018

A family patriarch’s dying proclamation, an enigmatic disappearance, and a century-old curse converge in the shadows of a majestic home on Cape Cod’s craggy coast.

Thirty-seven-year-old painter Cassandra Mitchell is fourth-generation to live in the majestic Battersea Bluffs, a brooding Queen Anne home originally built by her great-grandparents, Percy and Celeste Mitchell, and still standing despite tragedies that have swept the generations. Local lore has it that there was a curse placed on the family and the house is haunted, though opinions are divided on whether it’s by malicious or benevolent spirits. Cassie believes the latter―but now she stands to lose her beloved home to …

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