Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Dec 19 2017
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Mermaid Fins, Winds and Rolling Pins by Erin Johnson – Spotlight and Giveaway

Mermaid Fins, Winds and Rolling Pins by Erin Johnson – Spotlight and Giveaway

Mermaid Fins, Winds and Rolling Pins by Erin Johnson
Spells & Caramels Book 3

Murder at a Mermaid Nightclub

The enchanted village of Bijou Mer’s on high alert, with the villainous Horace on the loose. Imogen’s excited to escape the tension with a trip to the underwater Mermaid Kingdom to bake for the young mermaid queen’s engagement to the pirate king.

But when the mermaids turn out to be less French Riviera and more Jersey shore, the bakers are wrapped up in their world of clubbing in sea caves and fighting off seals for the best tanning spots, and are embroiled in a pirate smuggling scandal. It gets worse when a member of the mermaid court is found dead in a fishing net, …

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Dec 18 2017
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Running Out of Time by Suzanne Trauth

Running Out of Time by Suzanne Trauth

Running Out of Time by Suzanne Trauth
A Dodie O’Dell Mystery #2

Restaurant manager Dodie O’Dell’s themed food ideas have been called cute, clever, and delicious, but never revolutionary—until now. Dodie’s Windjammer Restaurant is stocking the Etonville Little Theatre’s concession stand with colonial-era desserts and drinks: Swamp Yankee applesauce cake, pumpkin bread, hot cider punch, and mulled wine to complement the latest production. A local playwright has adapted Thornton Wilder’s Our Town into Eton Town, shifting the story to colonial America and the founding of Etonville, New Jersey, shortly after the Revolutionary War.

On opening night, hours before the curtain rises, Dodie runs into an agitated actress backstage with blood on her hands. Then a stranger is found among the chairs set …

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Dec 14 2017
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Of Murder and Men by Lynn Cahoon – Spotlight and Giveaway

Of Murder and Men by Lynn Cahoon – Spotlight and Giveaway

Of Murder and Men by Lynn Cahoon
A Cat Latimer Mystery #3
Kensington • November 28, 2017

Love is in the air in Aspen Hills, and it’s making a terrible mess of Cat Latimer’s writers’ retreat—especially when blood stains the plot…

Ever since her business partner, Shauna, fell for a wealthy landowner in town, Cat has been working double time to keep her writers’ retreat running. And with the January session almost underway, that spells trouble. As if scheduling mishaps aren’t disastrous enough, Shauna skips out on kitchen duties one morning, forcing Cat to serve unsuspecting guests store-bought muffins…

But best laid plans really go awry when Shauna discovers her beau missing from their bed. When his body later turns up in the horse …

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Dec 14 2017
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Countdown by Carey Baldwin – Excerpt and Giveaway

Countdown by Carey Baldwin – Excerpt and Giveaway

Countdown
by Carey Baldwin
on Tour November 27 – December 31, 2017

Synopsis:

The next pulse-pounding Cassidy and Spenser thriller from USA Today bestselling author Carey Baldwin!

Don’t believe everything you see.

Special Agent Atticus Spenser and forensic psychiatrist Dr. Caitlin Cassidy are in Tahiti enjoying a much-needed break from the FBI when they spot newlyweds taking fun photos on the beach. But as the groom carries his bride deeper into the waves, Spense is positive he sees a flash of terror cross her face. All his instincts scream that this woman is in danger. Yet moments later, it’s the groom who has nearly drowned… and the bride has vanished, leaving a bloody wedding dress floating in her wake.

The authorities aren’t sure who to believe—the groom, …

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Dec 13 2017
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Honey-Baked Homicide by Gayle Leeson – Spotlight and Giveaway

Honey-Baked Homicide by Gayle Leeson – Spotlight and Giveaway

Honey-Baked Homicide by Gayle Leeson
A Down South Café Mystery #3
Berkley • December 5, 2017

The owner of a delightful Southern café tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery . . .

It’s fall in Winter Garden, Virginia, and business at Amy Flowers’ Down South Café has never been better. So when struggling beekeeper Stuart Landon asks Amy to sell some of his honey, she’s happy to help. The jars of honey are a sweet success, but their partnership is cut short when Amy discovers Landon’s body outside the café early one morning.

As Amy tries to figure out who could possibly have wanted to harm the unassuming beekeeper, she discovers an ever-expanding list of suspects—and they’re all …

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Dec 06 2017
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The Nomad Series by Georges Benay – Spotlight and Giveaway #NomadSeries

The Nomad Series by Georges Benay – Spotlight and Giveaway #NomadSeries

 

Book Details for Nomad on the Run:

Category: Adult Fiction, 290 pages
Genre: Thriller, mystery/suspense
Publisher: Bookstand Publishing
Release date: April 15, 2011
Content Rating: PG (No swear words, some violence and minimal/clean sex scene)

Book Description:
Beneath greed, deceit and coercion hides the truth.

Enticed by an investment firm in Morocco, Eric Martin is caught in a world where no one can be trusted.

Beneath the golden desert and azure seas of Morocco lurks a hidden world of greed, deceit and financial terrorism. But the players are not who you might think. Lured away from his seemingly idyllic life as a managing director for a major international bank in Toronto, Eric Martin returns to his ancestral roots in Morocco.

Tempted by a mysterious …

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Nov 28 2017
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A Tangled Web by Mike Martin – Spotlight and Giveaway

A Tangled Web by Mike Martin – Spotlight and Giveaway

A Tangled Web by Mike Martin
Sgt. Windflower Mystery #6
Booklocker • October 1, 2017

Life is good for Sgt. Windflower in Grand Bank, Newfoundland. But something’s missing from the Mountie’s life. Actually, a lot of things go missing, including a little girl and supplies from the new factory. It’s Windflower’s job to unravel the tangled web of murder, deceit and an accidental kidnapping that threatens to engulf this sleepy little town and destroy those closest to him. But there’s always good food, good friends and the love of a great woman to make everything better in the end.

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Nov 26 2017
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Etched in Tears by Cheryl Hollon – Spotlight and Giveaway

Etched in Tears by Cheryl Hollon – Spotlight and Giveaway

Etched in Tears by Cheryl Hollon
A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery #4
Kensington • November 28, 2017

When a famous glass artist is murdered at his own exhibit, deadly secrets are put on display, and it’s up to glass shop owner Savannah Webb to see through a killer’s cover.

Celebrated glass artist Dennis Lansing is returning to St. Petersburg, Florida, for an exhibit at the world-renowned Salvador Dali Museum. His unique style of embedding document images in his art is at the vanguard of contemporary glasswork. But as Savannah’s first boyfriend and a former apprentice to her father, Dennis’s return home has her reflecting on the past—a trip down memory lane that takes a dark turn when Dennis is found murdered at the …

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Nov 14 2017
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Scrapbook of Murder by Lois Winston – Spotlight and Giveaway

Scrapbook of Murder by Lois Winston – Spotlight and Giveaway

Scrapbook of Murder by Lois Winston
An Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery #6

Crafts and murder don’t normally go hand-in-hand, but “normal” deserted craft editor Anastasia Pollack’s world nearly a year ago. Now, tripping over dead bodies seems to be the “new normal” for this reluctant amateur sleuth.

When the daughter of a murdered neighbor asks Anastasia to create a family scrapbook from old photographs and memorabilia discovered in a battered suitcase, she agrees—not only out of friendship but also from a sense of guilt over the older woman’s death. However, as Anastasia begins sorting through the contents of the suitcase, she discovers a letter revealing a fifty-year-old secret, one that unearths a long-buried scandal and unleashes a killer. Suddenly Anastasia is back …

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Nov 13 2017
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Act of Betrayal by Matthew Dunn – Excerpt and Giveaway

Act of Betrayal by Matthew Dunn – Excerpt and Giveaway

Act of Betrayal
by Matthew Dunn
on Tour October 23 – November 30, 2017

Synopsis:

In this riveting entry in the celebrated thriller series, former intelligence operative Will Cochrane—a “ruthless yet noble” (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram) man from whom “Bond and Bourne could learn a thing or two” (Madison County Herald)—comes out of hiding to expose a conspiracy involving a past assassination that reaches to the highest echelons of the U.S. government.

Three years ago, intelligence officer Will Cochrane was brought in by a Delta Force colonel to assassinate a terrorist financier in Berlin. After the job, the commander vanished, and hasn’t been heard from since. The details don’t quite add up, and one of the CIA agents who was involved has been investigating the mission. …

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