Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Jan 20 2018
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Pre-Meditated Murder by Tracy Weber – Spotlight and Giveaway

Pre-Meditated Murder by Tracy Weber – Spotlight and Giveaway

Pre-Meditated Murder by Tracy Weber
A Downward Dog Mystery #5
Midnight Ink • January 8, 2018

Yoga instructor Kate Davidson is ready to marry her boyfriend Michael, so she’s disappointed when a special dinner doesn’t end with a proposal. But disappointment turns to dismay and outrage as she learns the real problem: Michael is already married and his green card-seeking wife is blackmailing him.

When his wife’s body is found—by Kate and her dog, no less—Michael is strangely unable to remember where he was the night she died. Since Michael has no alibi, Kate steps up to uncover what happened. What she walks into is a tangled web of deceit, obsession, and immigration fraud . . . with Michael trapped in the middle.

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Jan 19 2018
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Murder Over Medium by Gilian Baker – Spotlight and Giveaway

Murder Over Medium by Gilian Baker – Spotlight and Giveaway

Murder Over Medium by Gilian Baker
Jade Blackwell Mystery Series #3

Former English professor turned blogger, Jade Blackwell, is enjoying her predictable routine when trouble comes knocking in the form of an old friend and colleague. Unbeknownst to Jade, Gwendolyn Hexby is no longer the successful academic she once knew and trusted—she is now following a new calling as a psychic medium, a contentious career that flies in the face of the logic and deductive reasoning Jade values.

At first, Jade welcomes the visit, but things soon turn bizarre as Gwendolyn brings only disorder danger and disruption. When a murder is prophesied, and a beloved pillar of the Aspen Falls’ community winds up dead, Gwendolyn becomes Sheriff Ross Lawson’s prime suspect.

To get …

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Jan 14 2018
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Deadly Fashion by Kate Parker – Spotlight and Giveaway

Deadly Fashion by Kate Parker – Spotlight and Giveaway

Deadly Fashion by Kate Parker
The Deadly Series #3
JDP Press • January 11, 2018

Why would a man, knowing his life was in danger, turn his back on his killer?

In pre-war London, Olivia Denis wins a plum assignment from her newspaper when she meets the glamorous French fashion designer, Mimi Mareau. Mimi has it all – wealth, talent, acclaim, and a British duke for a lover. But on her first visit to Mimi’s new Mayfair house of haute couture, Olivia finds something else – the body of an unknown man.

Mimi and her three French assistants say they don’t know the man, but is that true? As Olivia spends time around the salon, she learns at least one of the women knew …

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Jan 13 2018
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Fatal Fall by Teresa A. LaRue – Spotlight and Giveaway

Fatal Fall by Teresa A. LaRue – Spotlight and Giveaway

Fatal Fall by Teresa A. LaRue
A Lori Reynolds Mystery #1
Cozy Cat Press • September 28, 2017

Lori Reynolds thought she’d never return to the home where she spent her teenage years, but her sister Kay’s death from a fall down a staircase, changes all that. Having recently spoken with her sister on the phone, and knowing how worried Kay had been about all the strange things happening in her house, Lori suspects that her sister’s fall was anything but an accident and she resolves to investigate. Now that she has arrived for Kay’s funeral, she is caught up in the very family battles that she had tried to avoid when she left seven years ago. From Kay’s husband, Trevor, to …

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Jan 11 2018
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Stowed Away by Barbara Ross – Spotlight and Giveaway

Stowed Away by Barbara Ross – Spotlight and Giveaway

Stowed Away by Barbara Ross
A Maine Clambake Mystery #6
Kensington • December 26, 2017

It’s June in Busman’s Harbor, Maine, and Julia Snowden and her family are working hard to get their authentic Maine clambake business ready for summer. Preparations must be put on hold, however, when a mysterious yacht drops anchor in the harbor—and delivers an unexpected dose of murder…

When Julia’s old prep school rival Wyatt Jayne invites her to dinner on board her billionaire fiancé’s decked-out yacht, Julia arrives to find a sumptuous table set for two—and the yachtsman dead in his chair. Suspicion quickly falls on Wyatt, and Julia’s quest to dredge up the truth leads her into the murky private world of a mega-rich recluse who may …

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Jan 09 2018
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The Body in the Casket by Katherine Hall Page – Excerpt/Showcase and Giveaway

The Body in the Casket by Katherine Hall Page – Excerpt/Showcase and Giveaway

The Body in the Casket
by Katherine Hall Page
on Tour December 4, 2017 – January 12, 2018

Synopsis:

The inimitable Faith Fairchild returns in a chilling New England whodunit, inspired by the best Agatha Christie mysteries and with hints of the timeless board game Clue.

For most of her adult life, resourceful caterer Faith Fairchild has called the sleepy Massachusetts village of Aleford home. While the native New Yorker has come to know the region well, she isn’t familiar with Havencrest, a privileged enclave, until the owner of Rowan House, a secluded sprawling Arts and Crafts mansion, calls her about catering a weekend house party.

Producer/director of a string of hit musicals, Max Dane—a Broadway legend—is throwing a lavish party to celebrate his seventieth …

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Jan 07 2018
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Strong to the Bone by Jon Land

Strong to the Bone by Jon Land

Strong to the Bone
by Jon Land
on Tour December 4, 2017 – January 31, 2018

Synopsis:

1944: Texas Ranger Jim Strong investigates a triple murder inside a Nazi POW camp in Texas.

The Present: His daughter, fifth generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong, finds herself pursuing the killer her father never caught in the most personal case of her career a conspiracy stretching from that Nazi POW camp to a modern-day neo-Nazi gang.

A sinister movement has emerged from the shadows of history, determined to undermine the American way of life. Its leader, Armand Fisker, has an army at his disposal, a deadly bio-weapon, and a reputation for being unbeatable. But he s never taken on the likes of Caitlin Strong and her outlaw lover, …

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Dec 19 2017
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Mermaid Fins, Winds and Rolling Pins by Erin Johnson – Spotlight and Giveaway

Mermaid Fins, Winds and Rolling Pins by Erin Johnson – Spotlight and Giveaway

Mermaid Fins, Winds and Rolling Pins by Erin Johnson
Spells & Caramels Book 3

Murder at a Mermaid Nightclub

The enchanted village of Bijou Mer’s on high alert, with the villainous Horace on the loose. Imogen’s excited to escape the tension with a trip to the underwater Mermaid Kingdom to bake for the young mermaid queen’s engagement to the pirate king.

But when the mermaids turn out to be less French Riviera and more Jersey shore, the bakers are wrapped up in their world of clubbing in sea caves and fighting off seals for the best tanning spots, and are embroiled in a pirate smuggling scandal. It gets worse when a member of the mermaid court is found dead in a fishing net, …

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Dec 18 2017
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Running Out of Time by Suzanne Trauth

Running Out of Time by Suzanne Trauth

Running Out of Time by Suzanne Trauth
A Dodie O’Dell Mystery #2

Restaurant manager Dodie O’Dell’s themed food ideas have been called cute, clever, and delicious, but never revolutionary—until now. Dodie’s Windjammer Restaurant is stocking the Etonville Little Theatre’s concession stand with colonial-era desserts and drinks: Swamp Yankee applesauce cake, pumpkin bread, hot cider punch, and mulled wine to complement the latest production. A local playwright has adapted Thornton Wilder’s Our Town into Eton Town, shifting the story to colonial America and the founding of Etonville, New Jersey, shortly after the Revolutionary War.

On opening night, hours before the curtain rises, Dodie runs into an agitated actress backstage with blood on her hands. Then a stranger is found among the chairs set …

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Dec 14 2017
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Of Murder and Men by Lynn Cahoon – Spotlight and Giveaway

Of Murder and Men by Lynn Cahoon – Spotlight and Giveaway

Of Murder and Men by Lynn Cahoon
A Cat Latimer Mystery #3
Kensington • November 28, 2017

Love is in the air in Aspen Hills, and it’s making a terrible mess of Cat Latimer’s writers’ retreat—especially when blood stains the plot…

Ever since her business partner, Shauna, fell for a wealthy landowner in town, Cat has been working double time to keep her writers’ retreat running. And with the January session almost underway, that spells trouble. As if scheduling mishaps aren’t disastrous enough, Shauna skips out on kitchen duties one morning, forcing Cat to serve unsuspecting guests store-bought muffins…

But best laid plans really go awry when Shauna discovers her beau missing from their bed. When his body later turns up in the horse …

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