Posts Categorized: Guest Post

Sep 29 2017
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A Cajun Christmas Killing by Ellen Byron – Guest Post + Giveaway

A Cajun Christmas Killing by Ellen Byron – Guest Post + Giveaway

A Cajun Christmas Killing by Ellen Byron
A Cajun Country Mystery #3

Maggie Crozat is back home in bayou country during the most magical time of the year. In Pelican, Louisiana, Christmastime is a season of giant bonfires on the levee, zydeco carols, and pots of gumbo. Except, this year, the Grinch has come to stay at the family-run Crozat Plantation B&B. When he floods travel websites with vicious reviews, Maggie thinks she’s identified him as rival businessman Donald Baxter. That is, until he’s found stabbed to death at Maggie’s workplace. And Maggie and her loved ones become top suspects.

The Crozats quickly establish alibis, but Maggie’s boyfriend, Detective Bo Durand, remains under suspicion. With Bo sidelined during the investigation, Maggie finds …

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Sep 27 2017
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The Bell Tolls by R. Franklin James – Guest Post + Giveaway

The Bell Tolls by R. Franklin James – Guest Post + Giveaway

The Bell Tolls by R. Franklin James
A Hollis Morgan Mystery #5
Genre: Traditional Mystery
Camel Press • June 1, 2017

Hollis Morgan has survived imprisonment, received a pardon and persevered to finally become a probate attorney. Tough as she is, her newest case will further test her mettle. She discovers her client, Matthias Bell, is a deceased blackmailer whose last wish was to return the damaging documents letting his victims off the hook. It falls to Hollis to give them the good news. But it becomes apparent that Bell was murdered, and the victims of “Bell’s tolls” are now suspects.

Hollis’ white-collar criminal past has left her with keen survival instincts. A gifted liar, she knows a liar when she sees one. A …

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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 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 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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Aug 27 2017
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McKinley Mystery Series by Carolyn Arnold – Books 4-5

McKinley Mystery Series by Carolyn Arnold – Books 4-5

What to expect from the McKinley Mysteries:

Romance. Humor. Murder. Are you looking for a murder mystery without all the graphic violence and foul language? Something that you can enjoy in an afternoon and walk away feeling good about afterward? How about a dash of humor and romance? If so, meet former detectives Sean and Sara McKinley. When a billionaire leaves them all his money, they no longer have to work, but they find themselves sticking to what they’re good at—solving murders. Undercover, off the books, and around the world, they’ll get to the bottom of things…and romance it up along the way.

This is the perfect book series for fans of Hart to Hart, Castle, Colombo, Monk, Rockford Files, Psych, and …

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Aug 18 2017
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Deadly Choices by Karen Randau – Guest Post

Deadly Choices by Karen Randau – Guest Post

Deadly Choices by Karen Randau
Rim Country Mysteries #3
Genre: Suspense/Thriller

An elderly woman with an arrow in her chest. A murdered journalist. A decades-old cover-up. In Deadly Choices, Rita and Cliff Avery team up again to solve a spate of murders in their picturesque Arizona mountain town of Rim Vista. Rita’s mother Willow delivers gun-wrenching news while falling for the man who could be responsible for four deaths. And Rita must escape a string of life-threatening predicaments thrown at her by an assailant willing to do anything to scare Cliff off the case.

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Rim Country Mysteries: Intrigue, Action, and Twists With a Dash of Romance

Rita Avery has had her share of heartbreak, but when she …

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