Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Sep 21 2016
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Murder at Rough Point by Alyssa Maxwell – Spotlight + Giveaway

Murder at Rough Point by Alyssa Maxwell – Spotlight + Giveaway

Murder at Rough Point by Alyssa Maxwell
A Gilded Newport Mystery #4

In glittering Newport, Rhode Island, status is everything. But despite being a poorer relation to the venerable Vanderbilts, Emma Cross has shaped her own identity—as a reporter and a sleuth.

As the nineteenth century draws to a close, Fancies and Fashion reporter Emma Cross is sent by the Newport Observer to cover an elite house party at Rough Point, a “cottage” owned by her distant cousin Frederick Vanderbilt that has been rented as an artist retreat. To her surprise, the illustrious guests include her estranged Bohemian parents—recently returned from Europe—as well as a variety of notable artists, including author Edith Wharton.

But when one of the artists is discovered dead …

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Sep 04 2016
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Agatha Christie's After the Funeral Podcast Promotion + Closed Casket by Sophie Hannah @sophiehannahCB1

Agatha Christie's After the Funeral Podcast Promotion + Closed Casket by Sophie Hannah @sophiehannahCB1

Listen to After the Funeral by Agatha Christie

A Free Serialization of the Complete Audiobook in Eight Parts
Presented by Sophie Hannah

Throughout the serialization, Sophie informs listeners on the crucial distinction between the truly impossible and the deeply unlikely, points out the magic of a very personal motive, and explains her belief that “the best stories are the ones that would only ever happen once.”

After the Funeral: Hercule Poirot Investigates
Hercule Poirot series Book 29

Hercule Poirot is called on to investigate the murder of a brother and sister, in this classic Agatha Christie mystery now available in an updated edition with a foreword Sophie Hannah.

“He was murdered, wasn’t he?”

When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered, the extraordinary remark she had …

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Aug 10 2016
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Silk Stalkings by Diane Vallere – Spotlight + Kindle Fire Giveaway

Silk Stalkings by Diane Vallere – Spotlight + Kindle Fire Giveaway

Silk Stalkings by Diane Vallere
A Material Witness Mystery #3

Fabric shop owner Polyester Monroe can get tangled up in textiles, but it’s murder that really throws her for a loop in the latest mystery from the national bestselling author of Crushed Velvet.

The time has come for San Ladrón, California’s annual Miss Tangorli beauty pageant, and Poly has agreed to use Material Girl’s inventory of shimmery silks to create embellished gowns fit for a crown. But when millionaire Harvey Halliwell—the man who revived the city’s citrus trade with his imported tangorli tree—is found dead days before the pageant contestants are announced, something sour takes over the town.

To make matters worse, her friend, mechanic Charlie Brooks, is soon caught up in …

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Aug 06 2016
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The Beauty of the End by Debbie Howells – #Giveaway @debbie_howells @KensingtonBooks

The Beauty of the End by Debbie Howells – #Giveaway @debbie_howells @KensingtonBooks

A few months ago, I was so excited to receive an approval on NetGalley to read The Beauty of the End by Debbie Howells. I loved the first book I read from her, The Bones of You, and I couldn’t wait to read her newest offering. I was not disappointed. The Beauty of the End by Debbie Howells was excellent and it cemented Howells as a go-to author for me when I’m looking for a suspenseful read.

I was thrilled when I received an email from Kensington asking me to spotlight The Beauty of the End by Debbie Howells and to share a giveaway. For your chance to win a finished hardcover copy of The Beauty of …

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Aug 05 2016
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Cracked to Death by Cheryl Hollon – Spotlight + Giveaway @CherylHollon

Cracked to Death by Cheryl Hollon – Spotlight + Giveaway @CherylHollon

Cracked to Death by Cheryl Hollon
A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery #3

When a treasure hunt leads to deadly plunder, it’s up to glass shop owner Savannah Webb and her trusty investigative posse to map out the true motives of a killer . . .

It’s the dog days of summer in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Webb’s Glass Shop proprietor Savannah Webb has an eco-friendly plan to help locals escape the heat–a recyclable bottle-crafting workshop taught by reticent store manager Amanda Blake. Turns out, the class is a bigger smash than expected, thanks in part to a pair of staggeringly old bottles brought in by snorkeler Martin Lane . . .

Linked to a storied pirate shipwreck, the relics definitely pique Savannah’s …

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Aug 02 2016
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A Mighty Fortress by S.D. Thames – Showcase + Giveaway @SDThamesFL

A Mighty Fortress by S.D. Thames – Showcase + Giveaway @SDThamesFL

A Mighty Fortress by S.D. Thames
Milo Porter Mystery Series Book 1

In Tampa, the only thing more crooked than the mob is the police…

Milo Porter leads a happy life in Tampa, Florida. The Iraq war veteran runs routine private investigations by day and coaches powerlifting at night. When Chad Scalzo, the grandson of a rumored mob boss, goes missing, Milo takes the seemingly easy case. After Chad turns up dead, Milo goes from investigator to suspect.

As he seeks to clear his own name, Milo finds himself at the crossroads of two crooked investigations — one by the mob and the other by the police. With the body count climbing, Milo discovers the key to the case in the last known …

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Jul 15 2016
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Murder Under The Covered Bridge by Elizabeth Perona

Murder Under The Covered Bridge by Elizabeth Perona

Murder Under the Covered Bridge by Elizabeth Perona
A Bucket List Mystery #2

Working on a television taping to promote the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, the ladies decide to use their access to the Roseville Bridge to cross an item off Charlotte’s bucket list: #39) Be a Sexy Calendar Girl. But the photo shoot is interrupted by gunshots and Francine’s cousin William stumbling down the riverbank followed by a man with a gun. William sustains life-threatening injuries, but is it homicide?

Francine and Charlotte go into detective mode to uncover the secret William knew about the shooter. Their success, however, depends on surviving two arson events, a séance, a shortage of Mary Ruth’s wildly popular corn fritter donuts, memory-challenged nursing …

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Jun 25 2016
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Murder on the Menu by Zanna Mackenzie – #CozyMystery Spotlight @ZannaMacKenzie

Murder on the Menu by Zanna Mackenzie – #CozyMystery Spotlight @ZannaMacKenzie

Murder on the Menu by Zanna Mackenzie
A Celebrity Mystery Book 1
September 24, 2015

After Lizzie’s new boss, celebrity chef Armand, is stabbed in his own kitchen, Lizzie finds herself at the top of the suspect list.

Determined to clear her name she’s forced to enlist the services of her new neighbour, Celebrity Crimes Investigation Agency (CCIA) special agent Jack Mathis, who’s been suspended from his duties for reasons unknown.

Can Lizzie save herself from getting arrested and manage to resist her special agent sidekick’s considerable charms and gorgeous smile? Will they solve the culinary murder mystery or will she end up in a prison cell?

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About the Author

I write romantic comedy mysteries and when I’m …

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Jun 08 2016
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The Angel Wore Fangs by Sandra Hill – Excerpt + Giveaway @sandrahillauth

The Angel Wore Fangs by Sandra Hill – Excerpt + Giveaway @sandrahillauth

The Angel Wore Fangs by Sandra Hill
A Deadly Angels Book #7
Avon Books
May 31, 2016
ISBN: 9780062356543; $7.99
E-ISBN 9780062356550 * $5.99

New York Times bestselling author Sandra Hill continues her sexy Deadly Angels series, as a Viking vangel’s otherworldly mission pairs him with a beautiful chef who whets his thousand-year-old appetite . . .

Once guilty of the deadly sin of gluttony, thousand-year-old Viking vampire angel Cnut Sigurdsson is now a lean, mean, vampire-devil fighting machine. His new side-job? No biggie: just ridding the world of a threat called ISIS while keeping the evil Lucipires (demon vampires) at bay. So when chef Andrea Stewart hires him to rescue her sister from a cult recruiting terrorists at a Montana dude ranch, vangel turns cowboy. …

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Jun 02 2016
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The Madness of Mercury by Connie di Marco – Spotlight + Giveaway

The Madness of Mercury by Connie di Marco – Spotlight + Giveaway

The Madness of Mercury by Connie di Marco
A Zodiac Mystery Book 1
Midnight Ink
June 8, 2016

San Francisco astrologer Julia Bonatti’s life is turned upside down when she becomes the target of the city’s newest cult leader, Reverend Roy of the Prophet’s Tabernacle. Driven out of her apartment in the midst of a disastrous Mercury retrograde period, she takes shelter with a client who’s caring for two elderly aunts. One aunt appears stricken with dementia and the other has fallen under the spell of the Reverend Roy. To add to the confusion, a young man claiming to be a long lost nephew arrives. The longer he stays, the more dangerous things become. Is the young man truly a member of the …

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