Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Apr 16 2018
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Chicken Culprit by Vikki Walton – Spotlight and Giveaway

Chicken Culprit by Vikki Walton – Spotlight and Giveaway

Chicken Culprit by Vikki Walton
A Backyard Farming Mystery Book 1

Finally healing after her heart-breaking divorce, Anne Freemont is ready to put the painful past behind her.

Discovering an old Victorian for sale in the small mountain town of Carolan Springs may be just what she needs. The beauty of Colorado beckons, so Anne heads west to start her new life.

Yet, before Anne’scompletely settled in, her neighbor is found dead in his compost pile. What’s worse is that Anne’s quirky young neighbor, Kandi Jenkins, could be the killer. When Kandi begs for her help, Anne feels she has no choice but to help the young woman.

However, she finds herself quickly at odds with the local sheriff. And while she uncovers more …

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Apr 11 2018
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The Ticket by Fred Shackelford – Spotlight and Giveaway

The Ticket by Fred Shackelford – Spotlight and Giveaway

Book Details:

Book Title: The Ticket by Fred Shackelford
Category: Adult Fiction, 320 pages
Genre: Mystery/Suspense
Publisher: Black Opal Books
Release date: December 2016
Tour dates: April 2 to 13, 2018
Content Rating: PG

Book Description:

Channing Booker, a compulsive gambler, drug abuser, and philanderer whose marriage is failing, finally gets lucky and wins the Mega Millions lottery. Expecting an imminent divorce, and hoping to hide his new fortune from his wife Susan, Channing devises a scheme to have a friend claim the $241-million jackpot and secretly return the money to Channing after the divorce is final. But Susan flees with all of her possessions, including the rare book in which Channing hid the winning lottery ticket.

With time running out before the lottery …

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Apr 08 2018
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The Killing at Kaldaire House by Kate Parker

The Killing at Kaldaire House by Kate Parker

The Killing at Kaldaire House by Kate Parker
The Milliner Mysteries Book 1
Self-published • April 2, 2018

A dying man. The painting within her reach. What’s a thief to do?

Talented London milliner Emily Gates creates amazing hats for Society ladies, but to collect from those who don’t pay her bill, she burglarizes their homes. She needs every penny to send her deaf brother to school. Late one night, she sneaks in to find Lord Kaldaire badly injured in his study. Unwilling to abandon him, she calls for help.

When Kaldaire dies without revealing who attacked him, his widow agrees to keep Emily’s secrets ― if Emily will help find her husband’s killer. A bigger danger is a Scotland Yard inspector who threatens …

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Mar 29 2018
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Comes the Winter by Samantha St. Claire – Spotlight and Giveaway

Comes the Winter by Samantha St. Claire – Spotlight and Giveaway

 

Comes the Winter by Samantha St. Claire

Avalanches, isolation and snow blindness were stark realities for those daring to remain in Idaho’s Sawtooth Range through the harsh winter months. For city dweller, Lena Sommer, the warnings seemed exaggerated.

In the fall of 1886, Lena leaves behind a life fraught with disappointments and loss only to arrive in Sawtooth City and find the man she’d pledged to marry has been killed. To return east is unthinkable; to stay is ill-advised, but she resolves to remain and manage the man’s lodging house despite the warnings. More than her stubborn nature influences her decision. From her first glimpse of this mountain valley, she falls captive to its wild beauty. Feeling she has …

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Mar 28 2018
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The Progeny by Tosca Lee – Spotlight and Giveaway #TheProgeny @ToscaLee @iReadBookTours

The Progeny by Tosca Lee – Spotlight and Giveaway #TheProgeny @ToscaLee @iReadBookTours

Book Details:

Book Title: The Progeny: A Novel by Tosca Lee
Series: Descendants of the House of Bathory (Book #1)
Category: YA Fiction, 352 pages
Genre: Thriller, (YA-leaning), Slight paranormal
Publisher: Howard Books
Release date: May 2016
Tour dates: March 26 to April 13, 2018
Content Rating: PG

Book Description:

From New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee comes a story of love, ancient secrets, and survival. Book 1 in the House of Bathory duology.
When you wake up, you remember nothing. Not your name, or where you were born, or the faces of the people you knew. Just a single warning written to yourself before you forgot it all:

“Emily, it’s me. You.

Don’t ask about the last two years… Don’t try to remember and don’t …

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Mar 22 2018
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Killer Tied by Lesley A. Diehl

Killer Tied by Lesley A. Diehl

Killer Tied by Lesley A. Diehl
An Eve Appel Mystery Book 6

Eve Appel Egret is adjusting to married life with Sammy and their three adopted sons in Sabal Bay, Florida. While still running her consignment stores, she is going pro with her sleuthing by becoming an apprentice to a private detective.

Until her marriage, Eve’s only “family” was her grandmother Grandy, who raised her after her parents died in a boating accident. Now, in addition to her husband and sons, she has a father-in-law who clearly dislikes her. Sammy’s father, a full-blooded Miccosukee Indian long presumed dead, has emerged from the swamps where he’s been living like a hermit, and he isn’t happy about Eve’s marriage to his half-Miccosukee, half-white son.

As …

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Mar 21 2018
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The Uninvited Corpse by Debra Sennefelder

The Uninvited Corpse by Debra Sennefelder

The Uninvited Corpse by Debra Sennefelder
A Food Blogger Mystery #1

Leaving behind a failed career as a magazine editor and an embarrassing stint on a reality baking show, newly divorced lifestyle entrepreneur Hope Early thought things were finally on the upswing—until she comes face-to-face with a murderer . . .

Hope’s schedule is already jam packed with recipe testing and shameless plugs for her food blog as she rushes off to attend a spring garden tour in the charming town of Jefferson, Connecticut. Unfortunately, it isn’t the perfectly arranged potted plants that grab her attention—it’s the bloody body of reviled real estate agent Peaches McCoy . . .

One of the tour guests committed murder, and all eyes are on Hope’s older …

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Mar 17 2018
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Lethal in Old Lace by Duffy Brown – Spotlight and Giveaway

Lethal in Old Lace by Duffy Brown – Spotlight and Giveaway

Lethal in Old Lace: A Consignment Shop Mystery
by Duffy Brown

About the Book

Lethal in Old Lace: A Consignment Shop Mystery
Cozy Mystery
5th in Series
1st with this publisher.
Crooked Lane Books (March 13, 2018)
Hardcover: 304 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1683315353
Digital ASIN: B074MB9R6J

Reagan Summerside returns in national bestselling author Duffy Brown’s fifth Consignment Shop mystery, now for the first time in hardcover.

There are two social functions in Savannah guaranteed to get people talking: weddings and funerals. And just as consignment shop owner Reagan Summerside agrees to marry the hunky Walker Boone, her neighbors, sisters Annie Fritz and Elsie Abbot, step up their business as professional …

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Mar 10 2018
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Six Feet Under by Tonya Kappes – Spotlight and Giveaway

Six Feet Under by Tonya Kappes – Spotlight and Giveaway

Six Feet Under by Tonya Kappes
A Kenni Lowry Mystery #4
Henery Press • March 13, 2018

Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth. And let me tell you, this broth is in trouble. Get ready for a Southern showdown.

The residents of Cottonwood, Kentucky are sent into a tizzy when the Culinary Channel comes to town to film an episode of Southern Home Cookin’ with celebrity chef Frank Von Lee.

Especially Sheriff Kenni Lowry.

Her mama’s award-winning chicken pot pie is what brought Frank to town, and they don’t make hair in the South bigger than her mama’s ego after the news.

When Frank Von Lee is found dead from food poisoning and the most likely culprit is Mama’s chicken pot pie, Kenni’s …

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Mar 05 2018
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Pawprints and Predicaments by Bethany Blake

Pawprints and Predicaments by Bethany Blake

Pawprints and Predicaments by Bethany Blake
Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery #3
Kensington • February 27, 2018

The Tail Waggin’ Winterfest is the highlight of the season in the famously pet-friendly Pocono Mountains town of Sylvan Creek. But despite attractions like an ice sculpture display, a dogsled race, and gourmet hot chocolate, Daphne Templeton finds herself annoyed by TV producer Lauren Savidge, who’s filming the festivities. She’s critical, controlling, and as chilly as the January air. Daphne would like to tell her to go jump in a lake—and as a matter of fact, that’s exactly what they’re both going to do . . .

It’s the first-ever polar bear plunge in Lake Wallapawakee, and Daphne and Lauren are among the eighty or so people …

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