Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Sep 18 2015
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Threads of Evidence by Lea Wait – Spotlight + Giveaway

Threads of Evidence by Lea Wait – Spotlight + Giveaway

Threads of Evidence by Lea Wait
A Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Book 2
Published by Kensington on 8/25/2015

It’s hard to imagine anything bad ever happening in picturesque Haven Harbor, Maine–until a famous face rolls into town and unthreads some very dark secrets…

Angie Curtis and the Mainely Needlepointers are all too familiar with the Gardener estate. The crumbling Victorian mansion, known as “Aurora,” has been sitting vacant for nearly twenty-five years–and some say it’s haunted by the ghost of Jasmine Gardener, the teenage girl who died there in 1970 under mysterious circumstances…

Harbor Haven is abuzz with excitement when Hollywood actress Skye West decides to buy Aurora and sell off its furnishings. And Angie is intrigued when Skye asks her to appraise the …

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Sep 01 2015
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Cancans, Croissants, and Caskets by Mary McHugh – Spotlight + Giveaway @KensingtonBooks

Cancans, Croissants, and Caskets by Mary McHugh – Spotlight + Giveaway @KensingtonBooks

Cancans, Croissants, and Caskets by Mary McHugh
A Happy Hoofers Mystery Book 3
Kensington
8/25/2015

You can’t tiptoe when murder’s afoot…

It’s Bastille Day in Paris. The Happy Hoofers—Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini—are all set to kick off the fete by dancing the cancan on a beautiful sightseeing cruise down the Seine. As the leggy ladies soak in the magic of the city of lights, everything is magnifique…until a very important patron goes belly-up on the top deck.

On the heels of their French debut, murder takes center stage. The five daring dancers will need to step lively to stop the crafty killer fast…or their grand finale will turn out far more explosive than the fireworks over the Eiffel Tower…

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Aug 15 2015
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Fool Me Once by Steve Hockensmith with Lisa Falco – Spotlight + Giveaway

Fool Me Once by Steve Hockensmith with Lisa Falco – Spotlight + Giveaway

Fool Me Once by Steve Hockensmith
A Tarot Mystery Book 2

After taking over the White Magic Five & Dime, Alanis McLachlan is trying to make up for her mother’s con jobs by tracking down old customers and making amends. When Martha, one of the most loyal clients, comes looking for a way out of her abusive marriage, Alanis does everything she can to help.

But helping Martha leads to unforeseen consequences . . . including murder. When Martha’s husband is found dead, the police show up at Alanis’s door. And things only get more complicated as she tries to clear her name from the top of the suspect list. With her growing mastery of the tarot and the Fool card …

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Aug 02 2015
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Hopscotch Homicide by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + Giveaway

Hopscotch Homicide by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + Giveaway

Hopscotch Homicide by Kathi Daley
Zoe Donovan Mystery #16

When Zoe finds the body of the lunch lady on the hopscotch course the week before the new school year, she is pulled into a mystery that will find her volunteering as soccer mom, classroom mom, and PTA board member. It’s funny, it’s family, it’s a Zak and Zoe murder investigation.

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Giveaway Terms: One lucky winner will receive a paperback (if US) or ebook (if international) copy of Hopscotch Homicide by Kathi Daley. Giveaway is open to those ages 18+ who are legally allowed to enter giveaways. Void where prohibited. Winner will be randomly selected via Giveaway Tools at conclusion of …

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Jul 17 2015
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Much Ado About Felines by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + Giveaway

Much Ado About Felines by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + Giveaway

Much Ado About Felines by Kathi Daley
Whales and Tails Mystery #4

A cozy mystery series set on Madrona Island, a fictional island within the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington State. As a fourth generation islander, Caitlin Hart is struggling to make her way as the economy and culture of the island evolves toward a tourism based industry. Cait lives in a cabin on her aunt’s oceanfront estate where she helps her aunt run Harthaven Cat Sanctuary. When she isn’t working with the cats, she helps best friend Tara operate the coffee bar/bookstore/cat lounge they own, named Coffee Cat Books.

In the fourth installment in the series, the body of a long time island local is found buried in …

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Jun 02 2015
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Soul Surrender by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + Giveaway

Soul Surrender by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + Giveaway

Soul Surrender by Kathi Daley
Zoe Donovan Mystery #14
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 15th 2015 by Kathi Daley Books

Now that Zak and Zoe have their house, their lives, and their wedding back, things seem to be on track once again, until a man is found dead and Zoe is once again pulled into a murder investigation. The victim is a well known and liked member of the community who didn’t appear to have any enemies until his secret past caught up with him. Zak and Zoe work together to find the killer while Zoe deals with the fact that Levi and Ellie seem to be imploding before her very eyes. Meanwhile Alex shares a shocking piece of news which causes Zak …

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Jun 01 2015
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Farmed and Dangerous by Edith Maxwell – Spotlight + Giveaway @edithmaxwell

Farmed and Dangerous by Edith Maxwell – Spotlight + Giveaway @edithmaxwell

Farmed and Dangerous by Edith Maxwell
Local Foods Mystery Book 3
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Kensington (May 26, 2015)

Snow is piling up in Westbury, Massachusetts, and Cam Flaherty’s organic farm has managed to survive the harsh New England winter. Unfortunately murder seems to be the crop in season…

Cam is finding the New Year just as hectic as the old one. Her sometimes rocky relationship with Chef Jake Ericsson is in a deep freeze, she’s struggling to provide the promised amount of food to the subscribers in her first winter CSA, and her new greenhouse might just collapse from the weight of the snow. Supplying fresh ingredients for a dinner at the local assisted living facility seems like the least of her …

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Apr 30 2015
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Love on the Slopes by Amy Manemann – Release Day Spotlight

Love on the Slopes by Amy Manemann – Release Day Spotlight

Love on the Slopes by Amy Maneman

Jessa Hartley is haunted by memories of the night she threw herself at her childhood crush, Dominic DeRenzi – and he turned her away. Years later, Jessa has managed to put the past behind her and climb up the ranks as head instructor of the ski lodge she one day hopes to purchase. Only her plans take a nosedive when the smooth talking Italian shows back up in town. Even worse, he’s planning on purchasing her lodge.

After surviving a disastrous marriage, Dominic DeRenzi returns to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, hoping to make a fresh start for him and his six year old son by purchasing the old ski lodge. Until a chance encounter with …

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Apr 24 2015
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Matrimony Meltdown by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + Giveaway

Matrimony Meltdown by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + Giveaway

Matrimony Meltdown by Kathi Daley
Zoe Donovan Mystery #13
Published April 15, 2015

After a year and a half of on again off again relationship status, Zak and Zoe are finally getting married. Not only has her own mother morphed into Momzilla, but Zak’s mother shows up a month before the wedding with plans to stay until the big day. When the mom’s gang up to undo all of Zoe’s wedding plans, things become tense. When Zak has to go out of town two weeks before the wedding, things get even worse. But when the assistant to the wedding planner Mother Zimmerman hired ends up dead in the pool, things become outright hilarious. Zoe struggles to maintain her sanity while dealing with …

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Mar 26 2015
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Think Murder by Cassidy Salem – Spotlight

Think Murder by Cassidy Salem – Spotlight

Think Murder by Cassidy Salem
Adina Donati Mystery Series Book 1

Discovering the body of a friend and colleague was not what Adina Donati had in mind when she moved to Washington D.C. in search of excitement. An administrative assistant at a prestigious think tank, Adina is drawn into the middle of the murder investigation. The police don’t seem to be making much progress until Adina stumbles onto important clues and discovers just how dangerous life in the nation’s capitol.
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I took a deep breath and let it out slowly, then described the scene to him to the best of my recollection. I could almost envision the restroom as …

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