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Brooke

I'm a 33 year old mom of 2 girls (ages 14 & 5) and I live in eastern Ohio with my boyfriend, our daughters, and our four cats.

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Jul 10 2018
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Top Five Romantic Comedies by Melissa Baldwin #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Top Five Romantic Comedies by Melissa Baldwin #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Welcome to another fun post in a series of summer guest posts on Brooke Blogs featuring authors and bloggers! Thank you to author Melissa Baldwin for stopping by today to tell us about her favorite romantic comedies. Be sure to leave a comment and let us know what you think of the post!

Top Five Romantic Comedies
by Melissa Baldwin

Oh, how I wish that someday one of my books would be made into a movie. A girl can dream, right? One of my dreams is to have the hit romantic comedy of the year starring some of my favorite A-list actors. So this got me thinking about some of my favorite romantic comedies. Here are my top five choices and maybe …

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Jul 09 2018
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Signs You May Be a Romance Writer in Disguise – D.E. Haggerty #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Signs You May Be a Romance Writer in Disguise – D.E. Haggerty #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Welcome to another fun post in a series of summer guest posts on Brooke Blogs featuring authors and bloggers! Thank you to author D.E. Haggerty for stopping by today. Be sure to leave a comment and let us know what you think of the post!

Signs You May Be a Romance Writer in Disguise
by D.E. Haggerty

I don’t consider myself a romance author. I like to think I write funny murder mysteries. But the truth is, I always include romance in every novel I write. Love is a HUGE part of life and can’t simply be left out of a story. Over the years, I’ve found myself writing more and more romance into my stories, which had made me start to …

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Jul 08 2018
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Killer Green Tomatoes by Lynn Cahoon – Guest Review by Kory of My Cozy Chaos #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Killer Green Tomatoes by Lynn Cahoon – Guest Review by Kory of My Cozy Chaos #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Welcome to another fun post in a series of summer guest posts on Brooke Blogs featuring authors and bloggers! Be sure to leave a comment and let us know what you think of the post!

Killer Green Tomatoes by Lynn Cahoon
A Farm-to-Fork Mystery Book 2
Lyrical Underground • July 3, 2018

The time seems ripe for success as Angie Turner opens her farm-to-table restaurant in her Idaho hometown—until her new tomato supplier is accused of murder and Angie has to pick the real killer…

To Angie, nothing tastes more like summer than her Nona’s fried green tomatoes. Eager to add the recipe to the menu at the County Seat, she’s found the perfect produce supplier—her sous chef Estebe’s cousin, Javier. Just one …

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Jul 07 2018
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A Soufflé of Suspicion by Daryl Wood Gerber – Spotlight and Giveaway

A Soufflé of Suspicion by Daryl Wood Gerber – Spotlight and Giveaway

A Soufflé of Suspicion by Daryl Wood Gerber
A French Bistro Mystery #2
Crooked Lane Books • July 10, 2018

The buoyant mood at Bistro Rousseau deflates when Chef Camille’s sister, Renee, turns up dead in the chef’s kitchen, and Mimi Rousseau must tease the real killer out of a mélange of menacing characters.

Crush Week in Nouvelle Vie is a madhouse—in a good way. Tourists pour into town for the pressing of the Napa Valley’s world-renowned grapes and all the town’s businesses get a nice lift, including Bistro and Maison Rousseau. Mimi is raising the ante this year with a Sweet Treats Festival, a wonderland of croissants, cakes, tarts, and soufflés crafted with expert care by the area’s top talents.

Chef Camille’s sister …

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Jul 06 2018
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Man’s Best Alibi by Tara Meyers – Spotlight and Giveaway #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Man’s Best Alibi by Tara Meyers – Spotlight and Giveaway #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Welcome to another fun post in a series of summer guest posts on Brooke Blogs featuring authors and bloggers! Be sure to leave a comment and let us know what you think of the post!

Man’s Best Alibi by Tara Meyers
Secrets of Sanctuary Cozy Mysteries Book 2

Something strange is happening in the mountains of Sanctuary…

Veterinarian Ember Burns makes a grisly discovery and it leads authorities to the body of a man in the woods above her home. Although the circumstances are suspicious, the only witness is her dog and the death’s ruled a suicide.

But things aren’t that simple. When Ember looks into the man’s local connections, it creates more questions than answers. Including the source of an …

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Jul 05 2018
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The Body in the Ballroom by R.J. Koreto – Showcase and Giveaway

The Body in the Ballroom by R.J. Koreto – Showcase and Giveaway

The Body in the Ballroom
by R.J. Koreto
on Tour July 1-31, 2018

Synopsis:

President Teddy Roosevelt’s daring daughter, Alice, leaps into action to exonerate a friend accused of poisoning a man just about everyone hated.

Alice Roosevelt, the brilliant, danger-loving daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, has already risked an assassin’s bullet to solve one murder. She never expected to have to sleuth another, but she’d never pass up the opportunity, either. Anything to stave off boredom.

And such an opportunity presents itself when Alice is invited to a lavish ball. The high-society guests are in high spirits as they imbibe the finest wines. But one man, detested by nearly all the partygoers, quaffs a decidedly deadlier cocktail. An African-American mechanic, who also happens to …

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Jul 04 2018
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Rival by Arwen Paris – Blitz and Giveaway

Rival by Arwen Paris – Blitz and Giveaway

RivalArwen Paris (Fate of the Stars, #2)Publication date: November 1st 2018Genres: Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult

It’s a role she didn’t want…

One deadly week has passed since seventeen year old Allison Delaney realized she must save Earth from the parasitic race of Ma’tiok. But the task is even more complicated than Allison feared, and she’s being set up to fail. Blamed for a fatal blow to the Alliance fleet that killed dozens of soldiers, Allison must face judgment for their deaths. The High Priestess Kiobaan is Allison’s only hope. Kiobaan sees the warrior spirit in Allison, along with her potential both politically and physically and agrees to train her.

And a game she can’t afford to lose.

Meanwhile, though Allison …

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Jul 03 2018
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A Study In Shifters by Majanka Verstraete – Excerpt and Giveaway

A Study In Shifters by Majanka Verstraete – Excerpt and Giveaway

A Study In ShiftersMajanka Verstraete(The Adventures of Marisol Holmes, #1)Publication date: June 26th 2018Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult

Seventeen-year-old Marisol Holmes may be the great-great-great granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes, but it’s hard to live up to the family name when only one mistake can spell your downfall. After trusting the wrong guy in a case gone totally wrong, Marisol convinces the Conclave, an underground organization of detectives solving supernatural cases, to give her a last chance to prove her worth, and maybe even heal her broken heart

After all, as a half-blood jaguar shifter, Marisol is uniquely qualified to solve this murder—and every scrap of evidence points toward the culprit being a fellow jaguar shifter. But is one of her own …

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Jul 02 2018
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Murder in the Cards by Paige Sleuth – Spotlight and Giveaway #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Murder in the Cards by Paige Sleuth – Spotlight and Giveaway #BrookeBlogsSummerPromo

Welcome to another fun post in a series of summer guest posts on Brooke Blogs featuring authors and bloggers! If you are interested in participating in the Brooke Blogs Summer Promo series, please email me for more information.

Murder in the Cards by Paige Sleuth
Psychic Poker Pro Mystery Book 1
Marla Bradeen • July 1, 2018

Tiffany Swanson is finally living the dream when she quits her stressful job to become a poker pro. Except her dream job doesn’t turn out to be so perfect when she picks up the troubling vision of a murdered man from one of her opponents. Even more disturbing, Tiffany didn’t know she was telepathic.

Before long she finds herself spending more time investigating a …

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Jul 01 2018
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Selected by J. Allen Wolfrum – Excerpt and Giveaway

Selected by J. Allen Wolfrum – Excerpt and Giveaway

Selected
by J. Allen Wolfrum
July 1 – August 31, 2018 Tour

Synopsis:

Former Army helicopter pilot, Susan Turner is Selected as the next President of the United States. In order to avoid a nuclear war, she must overcome personal demons and learn to navigate the murky waters of international diplomacy.

Five years ago, the Dove Revolution changed the political structure of the United States. The President, Senate, and Congress are no longer elected by the public, they are Selected at random every two years. A shadow organization known only as The Board, advances their sinister agenda by taking advantage of their anonymity and Susan’s tendency to make brash decisions. Blackmail, espionage and murder are all in play as The Board manipulates geo-political …

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