Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

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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Mar 06 2017
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Pekoe Most Poison by Laura Childs – Spotlight + Giveaway

Pekoe Most Poison by Laura Childs – Spotlight + Giveaway

I’m so excited to put the spotlight on Pekoe Most Poison by Laura Childs. The newest installment in her Tea Shop Mystery series releases March 7th! And, I have a copy to give to one lucky reader. 😀

Pekoe Most Poison by Laura Childs
A Tea Shop Mystery #18
Berkley
March 7, 2017

In the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs, Theodosia Browning attends a “Rat Tea,” where the mice will play…at murder.

When Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is invited by Doreen Briggs, one of Charleston’s most prominent hostesses, to a “Rat Tea,” she is understandably intrigued. As servers dressed in rodent costumes and wearing white gloves offer elegant finger sandwiches and fine teas, Theo learns these …

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Feb 14 2017
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Death in Advertising by Laura Bradford – Spotlight + Giveaway

Death in Advertising by Laura Bradford – Spotlight + Giveaway

Death in Advertising by Laura Bradford
A Tobi Tobias Mystery #1

When Tobi Tobias decided to open her own ad agency, having to moonlight in a pet shop wasn’t part of her vision . . . of course, neither was murder.

Sometimes when opportunity knocks, the door you open leads to a closet. That’s certainly the case for Tobi, whose weekends spent cleaning cages in her best friend’s pet shop may soon be over. She’s just landed her first big break—Zander Closet Company needs a catchy campaign slogan ASAP, and Tobi thinks she’s got the right hook to knock ’em dead: “When we’re done, even your skeletons will have a place.”

But when a real dead body topples out of a showcase …

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Feb 03 2017
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Troll Cries by Ashley C. Harris

Troll Cries by Ashley C. Harris

Troll Cries by Ashley C. Harris
Troll Series #2
Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Abby thought that after magically escaping the world of bewitching trolls and killer knights her life could go back to normal. Too bad Michael, her stepbrother, has returned from his time underground with more than just terrifying memories; something is happening to him, he’s changing…

Could the person who holds the key to helping him be Abby’s wicked cousin turned troll queen, Sofia? Making a bargain with her could bring on a hefty price. Or is the answer with Wilhelm, Abagail’s first kiss who she betrayed to a death sentence in order to save her school?

For Wilhelm, all seems lost as he waits, plotting and hoping to escape the …

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Jan 19 2017
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A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes

A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes

A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes
A Ghostly Southern Mystery Book 5

Emma Lee Raines sees dead people

Proprietor of the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home, Emma Lee can see, hear, and talk to ghosts of murdered folks. And when her high school nemesis is found dead, Jade Lee Peel is the same old mean girl—trying to come between Emma Lee and her hot boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross, all over again.

There’s only one way for Emma Lee to be free of the trash-talking ghost—solve the murder so the former prom queen can cross over.

But the last thing Jade Lee wants is to leave the town where she had her glory days. And the more Emma Lee investigates on her own, the more …

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