Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

May 30 2018
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Too Wilde to Wed by Eloisa James

Too Wilde to Wed by Eloisa James

No one is more surprised than Lord North when he returns from war to find his ex-fiancee in his ancestral home…working as a governess in a sexy, fiery new Wildes of Lindow Castle romance by New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James…

The handsome, rakish heir to a dukedom, Lord Roland Northbridge Wilde—known to his friends as North—left England two years ago, after being jilted by Miss Diana Belgrave. He returns from war to find that he’s notorious: polite society has ruled him “too wild to wed.”

Diana never meant to tarnish North’s reputation, or his heart, but in her rush to save a helpless child, there was no time to consider the consequences of working as a governess in Lindow …

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May 15 2018
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The Undiscovered Country by Mike Nemeth – Excerpt

The Undiscovered Country by Mike Nemeth – Excerpt

The Undiscovered Country by Mike Nemeth
Morgan James Fiction • May 15, 2018

When Randle Marks buried his abusive father three years ago, he thought he had escaped the gravitational pull of his dysfunctional family. Living in Florida, Randle was convicted of a crime he didn’t commit, served his time, wrote a book about his scientific work, and laid plans to marry his college sweetheart. Then his new beginnings were interrupted by his mother’s medical emergency. He is summoned to his boyhood home of Augusta, Georgia to face long-suppressed memories, contemptuous siblings, and his dying mother’s desperate attempts to conceal her secrets and preserve her dignity. He battles dispassionate doctors who are reluctant to waste resources on a terminal patient and …

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May 14 2018
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The Victim of the System by Steve Hadden – Showcase + Giveaway

The Victim of the System by Steve Hadden – Showcase + Giveaway

The Victim of the System
by Steve Hadden
on Tour May 1-31, 2018

Synopsis:

Twenty-two years ago, Ike Rossi’s life was shattered when his parents were murdered in cold blood. He surrendered his football scholarship and returned home to find their killer and raise his nine-year-old sister. Now, the crime of a local ten-year-old genius, Jack Cole, threatens to unearth old wounds rather than provide the closure Ike desperately wants.

When Ike meets Jack inside the Pittsburgh courthouse, he doesn’t see a murderer but instead a boy who has been victimized by a system that has left them both without justice. Despite knowing the case will resurrect the painful demons of his parents’ unsolved murders, Ike agrees to clear Jack’s name. The court of …

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May 08 2018
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White Heat by Paul D. Marks – Showcase and Giveaway

White Heat by Paul D. Marks – Showcase and Giveaway

White Heat
by Paul D. Marks
May 8, 2018 Book Blast

Synopsis:

P.I. Duke Rogers finds himself in a combustible situation in this racially charged thriller. His case might have to wait…

The immediate problem: getting out of South Central Los Angeles in one piece during the 1992 “Rodney King” riots and that’s just the beginning of his problems.

Duke finds an old “friend” for a client. The client’s “friend,” an up and coming African-American actress, ends up dead. Duke knows his client did it. Feeling guilty that he inadvertently helped the killer find the victim, he wants to track down the client/killer. He starts his mission by going to the dead actress’ family in South Central L.A.—and while there the “Rodney King” riots ignite.

While …

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May 06 2018
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Cake & Punishment by Maymee Bell – Spotlight + Kindle Giveaway

Cake & Punishment by Maymee Bell – Spotlight + Kindle Giveaway

Cake and Punishment: A Southern Cake Baker Mystery
by Maymee Bell
About the Book

Cake and Punishment: A Southern Cake Baker Mystery
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Setting – Kentucky
Crooked Lane Books (May 8, 2018)
Hardcover 257 Pages
ISBN-13: 978-1683315711
Digital ASIN: B075QJM2W8

In the first of a delectable new Southern-set baking cozy series, Sophia Cummings, pastry chef extraordinaire, must craft the perfect cake for an old friend’s wedding while sifting through the suspects in a murder.

Bucolic Rumford, Kentucky has glowing fields of bluegrass, a fine selection of bourbons, and now a professional pastry chef. Broken-hearted Sophia Cummings has come home from New York City. She’s not there a minute before she’s charmed into making her high school friend …

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Apr 20 2018
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Nun After the Other by Alice Loweecey – Excerpt and Giveaway

Nun After the Other by Alice Loweecey – Excerpt and Giveaway

Nun After the Other by Alice Loweecey
A Giulia Driscoll Mystery Book 5
Henery Press • April 17, 2018

Nuns and murder and ghosts, oh my! Here comes Giulia Driscoll again, and boy, is she in for it this time.

It all starts when a frenzied Chihuahua leads Giulia and Frank Driscoll to the body of a nun in the street near a convent. The nuns fear they’re being harassed by the biggest developer in town and quickly embrace Giulia as their savior.

Of course, the former nun who exposed the drug ring run by a priest and nun will save their home and discover the murderer.

And of course, Giulia not only takes this job, but also all the other jobs clamoring for …

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Apr 19 2018
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Farewell, My Cuckoo by Marty Wingate – Spotlight

Farewell, My Cuckoo by Marty Wingate – Spotlight

Farewell, My Cuckoo by Marty Wingate
A Birds of a Feather Mystery #4
Alibi • April 10, 2018

Julia Lanchester must defend her love nest from an invasive species: her boyfriend’s sister. And then there’s the little matter of murder…

“The cuckoo comes in April and sings its song in May. In June it changes tune and July it flies away.”

Wedding bells are ringing in the small British village of Smeaton-under-Lyme. Julia Lanchester’s second-in-command at the local tourist center is finally getting married, and the lovebirds are giving Julia and her live-in boyfriend, Michael Sedgwick, ideas about their own future. But before anyone can say “Will you,” Michael’s flighty older sister, Pammy, crashes the party, fresh off a breakup and lugging all her …

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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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