Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Feb 24 2018
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Six Dogs ’til Sunday by Lia Farrell – Book Spotlight and Giveaway

Six Dogs ’til Sunday by Lia Farrell – Book Spotlight and Giveaway

Six Dogs ’til Sunday by Lia Farrell
A Mae December Mystery #6
Camel Press • February 15, 2018

It’s January in Rosedale, Tennessee, and Mae December is preparing for her March wedding to Sheriff Ben Bradley. Mae, who boards dogs for a living, is also busy tending to her pregnant dog and scouting locations for the movie featuring the music of her former fiancé Noah West, who died in a car accident four years earlier. Fortunately, the picturesque old house at the end of Little Chapel Road is for rent.

Just as filming is about to begin, a man is shot on the set, but manages to drive himself to the hospital, where he dies before he can ID his killer. He was …

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Feb 17 2018
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Murder is a Dirty Business by Tricia L. Sanders – Spotlight and Giveaway

Murder is a Dirty Business by Tricia L. Sanders – Spotlight and Giveaway

Murder is a Dirty Business by Tricia L. Sanders
G C rime Pays Mystery #1
Soul Mate Publishing • November 15, 2017

When Cece Cavanaugh’s husband empties their joint bank account, steals her designer luggage, and runs off with a younger woman, Cece must decide whether to ask her manipulative mother-in-law for a handout or get a job. Choosing the easier path, Cece lands a job cleaning a crime scene where a high school coach was murdered. When his wife is implicated—a young woman Cece practically raised—Cece finds herself mopping floors, balancing an empty checkbook, and ferreting out a killer.

Amid all this messy business, Cece bumps heads with a handsome detective. She tries to ignore her growing attraction to the detective, but …

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Feb 05 2018
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The Phantom of Oz by Cindy Brown – Spotlight and Giveaway

The Phantom of Oz by Cindy Brown – Spotlight and Giveaway

The Phantom of Oz by Cindy Brown
An Ivy Meadows Mystery #5
Henery Press • January 30, 2018

Creepy munchkins. A mysterious phantom. And a real Wicked Witch. Are you ready for it?

Actress and part-time PI Ivy Meadows has been hired to uncover the cause of the creepy accidents that plague the roadshow The Wizard: A Space OZpera and find out who dropped a chandelier on the Wicked Witch of the East.

Was it the ghost who haunts the Grand Phoenician Theatre? A “wicked witch” in the cast? Or is it someone—or something—more sinister?

It’s Ivy’s most personal case so far.

Her best friend Candy, who’s touring with the show, is caught in a downward spiral of self-destruction, and is in more danger …

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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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