Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Jun 06 2017
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The Brim Reaper / Some Like It Haute / Grand Theft Retro by Diane Vallere #SamanthaPalooza

The Brim Reaper / Some Like It Haute / Grand Theft Retro by Diane Vallere #SamanthaPalooza

The Brim Reaper by Diane Vallere
A Samantha Kidd Mystery #3

Former fashion buyer Samantha Kidd is in over her head

With no job prospects on the horizon, former fashion buyer Samantha Kidd convinces boyfriend and shoe designer Nick Taylor to give her a job in his showroom, but when a collection of vintage Hollywood costumes comes to town, it brings a hat box full of hype. Close friend Eddie is in charge of the exhibit and calls on Samantha for help, but all too soon hype turns to homicide. Brimming with good intentions, she loops in the cops, but after one too many cloche calls, she’s knee-deep in mystery. If she can tear the lid off the investigation, it might mean …

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Jun 05 2017
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Designer Dirty Laundry / Buyer Beware by Diane Vallere #Samanthapalooza

Designer Dirty Laundry / Buyer Beware by Diane Vallere #Samanthapalooza

Designer Dirty Laundry by Diane Vallere
A Samantha Kidd Mystery #1

Meet Samantha Kidd.

Ex-buyer turned trend specialist turns amateur sleuth! She designed her future with couture precision, but finding the fashion director’s corpse on day one leaves her hanging by a thread. And when the killer fabricates evidence that puts the cops on her hemline, even a chance run-in with hot shoe designer Nick Taylor can’t keep her life from unraveling. She trades high fashion for dirty laundry and reveals a cast of designers out for blood. Now her job, her love life, and her future are put on hold as she tries to expose a diabolical designer before getting marked down for murder.

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May 14 2017
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A Perfect Manhattan Murder by Tracy Kiely – Spotlight + Giveaway

A Perfect Manhattan Murder by Tracy Kiely – Spotlight + Giveaway


A Perfect Manhattan Murder (A Nic & Nigel Mystery)
by Tracy Kiely

A Perfect Manhattan Murder (A Nic & Nigel Mystery) by Tracy Kiely
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Midnight Ink (May 8, 2017)
Paperback: 240 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0738745244
E-Book ASIN: B01LXJQVDI

Synopsis

The play’s the thing, but it’s the star-studded after-party that sends sparks flying

Thrilled that their friend’s Broadway debut was a rousing success, Nic and Nigel Martini, along with Nic’s college pal Harper, are trying to enjoy the exclusive after-party. Unfortunately, all the champagne and repartee in the world aren’t enough to overlook the …

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May 13 2017
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Bad to the Bone by Linda O. Johnston – Spotlight + Giveaway

Bad to the Bone by Linda O. Johnston – Spotlight + Giveaway


Bad To The Bone
by Linda O. Johnston


Bad to the Bone (A Barkery & Biscuits Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Midnight Ink (May 8, 2017)
Paperback: 288 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0738746289
E-Book ASIN: B01M0SXJTR

Synopsis

Veterinary technician Carrie Kennersly, owner of the Barkery & Biscuits bakery for dogs, is reluctant to sell her recipes to pet food manufacturer VimPets. Jack Loroco, a VimPets representative, assures Carrie that it would be a great opportunity to grow her business. His promising new relationship with Carrie’s friend, Billi Matlock, doesn’t hurt his cause. But the budding romance takes a bad turn when Wanda Addler, another …

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May 04 2017
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The Negotiator by Avery Flynn – Spotlight

The Negotiator by Avery Flynn – Spotlight

The Negotiator, an all-new sexy, romantic comedy standalone from Avery Flynn is now LIVE!!!

The Negotiator by Avery Flynn
Release Date: April 24th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Wanted: Personal Buffer

Often snarly, workaholic executive seeks “buffer” from annoying outside distractions AKA people. Free spirits with personal boundary issues, excessive quirks, or general squeamishness need not apply. Salary negotiable. Confidentiality required.

Workaholic billionaire Sawyer Carlyle may have joked he needed a buffer from their marriage-obsessed mom, but he didn’t need a waiting room filled with candidates to further distract him. (Thanks, bro.) But when a sexy job applicant shooes his mom and the socialite in tow out of his office, Sawyer sees the genius of the plan. And the woman. In …

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May 02 2017
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The Half Wives by Stacia Pelletier – Spotlight @hfvbt @HMHCo #HistoricalFiction

The Half Wives by Stacia Pelletier – Spotlight @hfvbt @HMHCo #HistoricalFiction

The Half Wives by Stacia Pelletier

Over the course of one momentous day, two women who have built their lives around the same man find themselves moving toward an inevitable reckoning.

Former Lutheran minister Henry Plageman is a master secret keeper and a man wracked by grief. He and his wife, Marilyn, tragically lost their young son, Jack, many years ago. But he now has another child—a daughter, eight-year-old Blue—with Lucy, the woman he fell in love with after his marriage collapsed.

The Half Wives follows these interconnected characters on May 22, 1897, the anniversary of Jack’s birth. Marilyn distracts herself with charity work at an orphanage. Henry needs to wrangle his way out of the police station, where he has …

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Apr 06 2017
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Dying on the Vine by Marla Cooper

Dying on the Vine by Marla Cooper

Dying on the Vine by Marla Cooper
Kelsey McKenna Destination Wedding Mysteries #2

When wedding planner Kelsey McKenna goes to the Wine Country Wedding Faire, the last thing she expects to do is take on new clients. After all, she’s just there to help out her friend Brody and maybe score some free cupcakes. But when a young couple in a pinch asks for her help, she just can’t say no.

There’s only one problem: they’d been working with Babs Norton, the self-proclaimed Queen of Wine Country Weddings—and things did not end well. Kelsey wants to make sure there are no hard feelings, but unfortunately she never gets the chance. When she goes to Babs’ office, she finds the wedding planner dead …

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Apr 01 2017
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The Fixer: The Killing Kind by Jill Amy Rosenblatt – Showcase + Giveaway

The Fixer: The Killing Kind by Jill Amy Rosenblatt – Showcase + Giveaway

The Fixer: The Killing Kind
by Jill Amy Rosenblatt
on Tour April 1-18, 2017

Synopsis:

Kat’s back and in over her head with crooks, cops… and killers.

Christmas is around the corner but professional “fixer” Katerina Mills isn’t feeling the holiday spirit, juggling college classes, a lovesick cop, and demanding clients.

Obnoxious hedge fund manager Simon Marcus wants his prized Porsche back from his vengeful wife. The job is hard enough until wise guy Anthony DeSucci shows up and orders her to bring the car to him.

Rock star writer, Paul Patel needs something “special” to finish his next bestseller, something that will get Katerina a “Go Straight to Jail” card if she gets caught.

And what about mysterious Thomas Gallagher? His jobs …

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Mar 22 2017
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The Perfect Tear by Connie Lansberg – Teaser + Giveaway @theperfecttear

The Perfect Tear by Connie Lansberg – Teaser + Giveaway @theperfecttear

The Perfect Tear by Connie Lansberg
Eleanor, a timid orphan, is a Singer. Her songs keep nature in balance, but when they are stolen from her the grey mist descends, and her world fails to thrive. This timid orphan is forced into a course of action she never asked for, nor envisioned.

Eleanor grapples with crippling self-doubt and fear until she learns these are far more perilous than the physical dangers she faces moment to moment on her terrifying, puzzling and often funny search for The Perfect Tear, a crystal which contains the Third Vibration and able to heal the land. She is horrified to discover that she must defeat an inter-dimensional being or become his accomplice in the destruction …

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Mar 19 2017
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Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table by Janet Finsilver – Book Spotlight + Giveaway

Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table by Janet Finsilver – Book Spotlight + Giveaway

Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table by Janet Finsilver
A Kelly Jackson Mystery #3
Kensington
March 14, 2017

Poisons, prophecies—and a peculiar past…

When a local woman begins searching for a couple she hasn’t seen since the 1960s, Redwood Cove Bed and Breakfast manager Kelly Jackson and the crime-solving group, the “Silver Sentinels,” are quick to help out. They’re also quick to guess that they’re in over their heads after the woman is found dead beside the body of a Greek fortune teller—and a fellow Sentinel gets attacked. As Kelly juggles work and her responsibilities at a food and wine festival in town, she and her sleuthing posse must confront a killer obsessed with old secrets . . . and solve a murder mystery …

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