Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Oct 27 2017
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Best-Laid Plants by Marty Wingate

Best-Laid Plants by Marty Wingate

Best-Laid Plants by Marty Wingate
A Potting Shed Mystery #6
Alibi
October 17, 2017

A trip to the English countryside turns into a brush with death for Pru Parke, the only gardener whose holiday wouldn’t be complete without a murder to solve.

Pru and her husband, former Detective Chief Inspector Christopher Pearse, are long overdue for a getaway. So when Pru is invited to redesign an Arts and Crafts garden in the picturesque Cotswolds, she and Christopher jump at the chance. Unfortunately, their B&B is more ramshackle than charming, and the once thriving garden, with its lovely Thyme Walk, has fallen into heartbreaking neglect. With the garden’s owner and designer, Batsford Bede, under the weather, Pru tackles the renovation alone. But just as she’s …

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Oct 23 2017
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The Grand by Dennis D. Wilson – Showcase + Giveaway

The Grand by Dennis D. Wilson – Showcase + Giveaway

The Grand
by Dennis D. Wilson
on Tour October 1-31, 2017

Synopsis:

Chicago cop Dean Wister takes a forced vacation when he is on the brink of a breakdown after the death of his wife. During his summer solstice in Jackson Hole, where he met her years before, he is called in to consult by local police when a notorious Chicago mobster is found dead in the Snake River. Dean’s investigation threatens to uncover the secrets of a group of memorable suspects, ranging from rich tycoons to modern day cowboys, and threatens to derail the Presidential prospects of the Senator from Wyoming. As Dean follows the leads from Wyoming to Chicago to Washington D.C., he also struggles to cope with the personal loss that …

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Oct 14 2017
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Another Man’s Poison by Jo-Ann Lamon Reccoppa – Spotlight + Giveaway

Another Man’s Poison by Jo-Ann Lamon Reccoppa – Spotlight + Giveaway

Another Man’s Poison by Jo-Ann Lamon Reccoppa
A Jersey Girl Cozy Mystery #3

Crime reporter Colleen Caruso has an appetite for romance…and trouble. When someone tries to poison Ken Rhodes (her handsome boss and boyfriend), Colleen vows to hunt down the culprit and serve them up to the police. She’s whisked away into the scrumptious world of restaurants and gourmet food as she tangles with four culinary divas from Ken’s past.

Trouble is, Colleen doesn’t know when to turn down the heat.

Is this Jersey Girl’s investigation a recipe for disaster?

Or will the poisoner get their just desserts?

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Oct 10 2017
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Pupcakes by Annie England Noblin – Excerpt

Pupcakes by Annie England Noblin – Excerpt

Pupcakes by Annie England Noblin

Sit! Stay! Speak! author Annie England Noblin’s novel takes one woman starting over, adds an aging pug named Teddy Roosevelt, and proves the power of a well-baked dog treat.

All she wants is a settled-down life.

What she gets is a dog—and a whole new normal . . .

There he stood in the doorway: overweight, depressed and nearly homeless—a pug named Teddy Roosevelt. Teddy was Brydie Benson’s latest problem, arriving on top of her messy divorce and sudden move. Brydie needed a place to start over, so this rent-free home seemed a great idea. She just never counted on Teddy, or his owner, the Germantown Retirement Village’s toughest customer, Pauline Neumann.

And because rent-free doesn’t mean bills-free, Brydie …

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Oct 09 2017
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The Ninja’s Illusion by Gigi Pandian

The Ninja’s Illusion by Gigi Pandian

The Ninja’s Illusion by Gigi Pandian
Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mystery #5

A fabled illusion performed by a stage magician who claims to possess real supernatural powers. A treasure from the colonial era in India when international supremacies vied for power. A phantom trading ship lost over 200 years ago. And a ninja whose murderous intentions in present-day Japan connect the deeds of a long-dead trader who was much more than he seemed…

When Jaya travels from San Francisco to Japan with her stage magician best friend Sanjay—a.k.a. The Hindi Houdini—for his Japanese debut, she jumps at the chance to pursue her own research that could solve a tantalizing centuries-old mystery.

With the colorful autumn leaves of historic Kyoto falling around her, Jaya …

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Oct 05 2017
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Chasing Christmas Eve by Jill Shalvis – Excerpt

Chasing Christmas Eve by Jill Shalvis – Excerpt

Chasing Christmas Eve by Jill Shalvis
A Heartbreaker Bay Novel

Meet cute…

Run for the hills—temporarily. That’s Colbie Albright’s plan when she flees New York for San Francisco. Wrangling her crazy family by day and writing a bestselling YA fantasy series by night has taken its toll. In short, Colbie’s so over it that she’s under it. She’s also under the waters of a historic San Francisco fountain within an hour of arrival. Fortunately, the guy who fishes Colbie out has her looking forward to Christmas among strangers. But she’s pretty sure Spencer Baldwin won’t be a stranger for long.

Make merry…

Spence’s commitment to hiding from the Ghosts of Relationships Past means he doesn’t have to worry about the powerful—okay, crazy hot—chemistry he’s …

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Oct 02 2017
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Fireworks in Paradise by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + 2 Giveaways

Fireworks in Paradise by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + 2 Giveaways

Fireworks in Paradise by Kathi Daley
A TJ Jensen Mystery #8
Henery Press • October 10, 2017

While on vacation in South Carolina, Tj Jensen receives a call that her father has been left in a coma after a devastating car crash. Back home in Paradise Lake, Tj learns the accident that killed family friend Judge Harper and left her father clinging to life wasn’t an accident at all—someone cut their brake lines. To make matters worse, her friend and police contact, Deputy Roy Fisher, is working with a new partner who has no intention of letting Tj anywhere near the case. Facing an investigation more explosive than the annual fireworks show, Tj enlists the help of her best friends to unravel …

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Sep 28 2017
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Granny Pins a Pilferer by Julie Seedorf – Spotlight + Giveaway @JulieSeedorf

Granny Pins a Pilferer by Julie Seedorf – Spotlight + Giveaway @JulieSeedorf

Granny Pins a Pilferer by Julie Seedorf
A Fuchsia, Minnesota Mystery #5

Granny is at it again! When Granny accompanies her friend Mavis to the Next To The Last Resting Place nursing home to visit Mavis’ sister, Beulah, both women are shocked to find the new resident dead. Granny, being the amateur detective she is, suspects foul play, and soon she and her entire family concoct a plan to investigate possible shady doings at the nursing home. Granny will enter the home incognito and attempt to determine how Beulah met her suspicious demise. All this happens while Granny’s new husband Silas is entangled in his own dangerous mess. Someone has just blown up his house and Silas (a former detective) is …

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Sep 23 2017
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Ax to Grind by Tonya Kappes – Spotlight + Giveaway

Ax to Grind by Tonya Kappes – Spotlight + Giveaway

Ax to Grind by Tonya Kappes
A Kenni Lowry Mystery #3

Southerners keep their secrets swept under the rug, but what happens when that rug goes up for sale?

Bestselling author Berlye Stone, the most famous citizen to ever come out of Cottonwood, Kentucky, has died and put all her worldly possessions up for auction, but not without leaving one more manuscript behind. A hidden tell-all about Cottonwood that’s got more gossip than a ladies’ luncheon.

When Beryle’s assistant turns up with an ax in her back and the only witness is in a coma, Sheriff Kenni Lowry reckons someone in town will do anything to keep the manuscript from seeing the light of day. Her poppa’s ghost returns to help piece together …

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Sep 14 2017
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Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet – Spotlight + Exclusive Audiobook Giveaway

Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet – Spotlight + Exclusive Audiobook Giveaway

Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet
A Whisky Business Mystery #2

Photojournalist by trade, distillery owner by blood, and amateur sleuth by necessity, Abigail Logan learns that murder can’t stay bottled up forever in this charming Whisky Business Mystery.

It’s been three months since Abi Logan last checked in on Abbey Glen, the celebrated whisky distillery she inherited. With her oversize wheaten terrier, Liam, by her side, Abi returns to the quaint Scottish village of Balfour. But her relaxing Highland homecoming takes a stressful turn when she unearths an unseemly bit of village history, welcomes a group of Japanese whisky enthusiasts, and becomes shepherdess to an unexpected flock of sheep—all within the first twenty-four hours. Still, nothing’s more stressful than murder. . . …

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