Posts Categorized: Book Tour

Sep 26 2017
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Gone With the Wings by Leena Clover – Guest Post + Giveaway

Gone With the Wings by Leena Clover – Guest Post + Giveaway

Gone With the Wings by Leena Clover
A Meera Patel Mystery #1

Author Leena Clover announces a brand new cozy mystery series set in a small Oklahoma college town. Mystery readers will enjoy this culinary cozy murder mystery featuring plenty of yummy recipes like Masala Fried Chicken and Shish Kabob Blue Plate Special.

Meera Patel is back home with the family after she dropped out of graduate school. Now she shelves books for a living and rustles up fusion recipes at Sylvie’s Cafe & Diner. Everything is fine until her old nemesis Prudence Walker floats up in the local pond. Meera is accused of murder! Well, she did publicly declare Prudence would drop dead.

Meera cries foul and screams police harassment. But she …

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Sep 22 2017
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Beside Still Waters by Deb Pines – Excerpt + Giveaway

Beside Still Waters by Deb Pines – Excerpt + Giveaway

Beside Still Waters by Deb Pines
Chautauqua Mysteries #4
Genre: Cozy, traditional whodunit
Print length: 257 pages

Mimi Goldman is back—on a missing-persons case that becomes the third page-turning Chautauqua mystery novel from award-winning New York Post headline writer Deb Pines.

This time, Mimi, a lovable Chautauquan Daily reporter, NYC expat and single mom, is asked to find Jenny Van Alstine, a beautiful feminist artist, who has disappeared from Chautauqua, an idyllic, summer, lakeside arts community.

Instead, Mimi finds a surprising number of Jenn-emies—haters, lovers and secret keepers—and one killer determined to stop Mimi before she stops them.

Book Praise

“A pleasant quick read with a likable heroine,” says Kirkus Reviews, adding: “The juxtaposition of murder against the tranquil setting of the institution works its magic …

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Sep 21 2017
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Chickadee Chickadee Bang Bang by J.R. Ripley

Chickadee Chickadee Bang Bang by J.R. Ripley

Chickadee Chickadee Bang Bang by J.R. Ripley
A Bird Lover’s Mystery #5

Ruby Lake, North Carolina, might be the perfect place to go birdwatching during autumn, but it’s also a habitat for murder…

As Birds & Bees owner Amy Simms guides a halfhearted birding group around Ruby Lake, rumors soon start flying about the annual Fall Festival’s classic car and tractor show. Local eccentric Chick Sherman—boasting the hottest ride in town—has ruffled feathers by mysteriously entering the contest, and curious Amy hatches a plan to sneak a glimpse at the phantom automobile before the big event kicks off…

But competition turns deadly when Amy finally spots the sleek ’56 El Morocco—and it’s on top of Chick’s very dead body. With her neighbor and …

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Sep 20 2017
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Spring by Lele Iturrioz – Tens List + Giveaway

Spring by Lele Iturrioz – Tens List + Giveaway

Spring Lele Iturrioz(Seasons Within #2)Published by: Acorn PublishingPublication date: September 1st 2017Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult

Gaia finally knows who she is and what she’s meant to do. It’s only been a few weeks since the earth element woke in her. Now that she’s embracing her role as Mother Nature, she must journey with her group of power-wielding friends in a race against time to get back home before Azazel reaches them.

With the awakening of a brand new element, her true past with Edan, a dangerous decision that could change the very essence of who she is, and a traitor among her group, the broken road back to Terra will be a test of strength.

After all, even if Gaia …

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Sep 20 2017
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Body on Baker Street by Vicki Delany – Guest Post

Body on Baker Street by Vicki Delany – Guest Post

Body on Baker Street by Vicki Delany
A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery #2

Gemma Doyle and Jayne Wilson are busy managing the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium on Baker Street and adjoining Mrs. Hudson’s Tea Room in anticipation of the store’s upcoming book signing with the illustrious Renalta Van Markoff, author of the controversial Hudson and Holmes mystery series. But during the author Q&A session, dedicated Sherlockian Donald Morris verbally attacks Renalta and her series for disgracing Sherlock’s legacy, only to be publicly humiliated when the author triumphantly lashes back and gains the upper hand. That is until Renalta collapses on the table―dead.

Donald insists he didn’t do it and pleads to his friends to clear his name. Fortunately, Gemma and Jayne …

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Sep 19 2017
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Across the Darkling Sea by K. Ferrin – 10s List + Giveaway

Across the Darkling Sea by K. Ferrin – 10s List + Giveaway

Across the Darkling Sea K. FerrinPublication date: November 12th 2016Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Across the Darkling Sea is the first book in the new serial fantasy series Magicfall, by K. Ferrin!

Magic is forbidden in Brielle, but that never stopped Evelyn. Until Now. Because Evelyn has discovered she is magic, and now she is running for her life.

Her only hope is on an island cloaked in shadow, an island of dark magic and even darker beasts. An island warlocks call home.

Evelyn’s friends have turned against her, her own mother tried to kill her, and the place she calls home has banished her. Hidden away in the belly of a riverboat, a stowaway, her journey begins.

Across the Darkling Sea is book …

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Sep 19 2017
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A Christmas Peril by J.A. Hennrikus

A Christmas Peril by J.A. Hennrikus

A Christmas Peril by J.A. Hennrikus is the first book in the Theater Copy Mystery series. Our main character, Sully, used to be a police officer, but now manages a theater in her hometown. She hasn’t had to deal with crime in several years. But when a prominent citizen is murdered, and a childhood friend is the prime suspect, Sully knows she has to help.

This cozy mystery is a lot of fun to read. I love the theater as a background setting and all of the quirky characters. I liked Sully right away. Christmas stories always make me happy, and this is a perfect one to read around the holiday.

There was some mild language in this book, …

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Sep 18 2017
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Lies She Told by Cate Holahan

Lies She Told by Cate Holahan

Guest Post

Thanks for having me on the blog to share a bit about my third novel, Lies She Told.

My favorite line in Lies She Told comes in the first act. Liza Cole, my author protagonist, is explaining how she develops her stories. “I don’t invent my characters, I steal them from my surroundings. To be a writer is to be a life thief. Every day, I rob myself blind.”

I like the line because I think it tells a truth about most myself and most writers. We’re all observers and describers of real phenomenon, first. We abstract from what we see around us, read about in the newspaper, in other books, or on the Internet, and understand about …

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Sep 16 2017
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Hair Brained by Nancy Cohen – Character Guest Post

Hair Brained by Nancy Cohen – Character Guest Post

Hair Brained by Nancy Cohen
A Bad Hair Day Mystery #14

Was the car crash an accident or a deliberate attempt to run Marla’s friends off the road?

When hairstylist Marla Vail’s best friend is hurt in a suspicious car accident, Marla assumes guardianship of her infant son. No sooner does Marla say, “Baby want a bottle?” than she’s embroiled in another murder investigation. Her husband, Detective Dalton Vail, determines the crash may not have been an accident after all. But then, who would want Tally–or Ken in the car with her–out of the way? As Marla digs deeper into her friends’ lives, she realizes she didn’t know them as well as she’d thought. Nonetheless, it’s her duty as their son’s guardian …

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Sep 14 2017
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Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet – Spotlight + Exclusive Audiobook Giveaway

Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet – Spotlight + Exclusive Audiobook Giveaway

Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet
A Whisky Business Mystery #2

Photojournalist by trade, distillery owner by blood, and amateur sleuth by necessity, Abigail Logan learns that murder can’t stay bottled up forever in this charming Whisky Business Mystery.

It’s been three months since Abi Logan last checked in on Abbey Glen, the celebrated whisky distillery she inherited. With her oversize wheaten terrier, Liam, by her side, Abi returns to the quaint Scottish village of Balfour. But her relaxing Highland homecoming takes a stressful turn when she unearths an unseemly bit of village history, welcomes a group of Japanese whisky enthusiasts, and becomes shepherdess to an unexpected flock of sheep—all within the first twenty-four hours. Still, nothing’s more stressful than murder. . . …

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