Posts Categorized: Interview

May 21 2015
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The Body in the Birches by Katherine Hall Page – Interview + Giveaway

The Body in the Birches by Katherine Hall Page – Interview + Giveaway

The Body in the Birches by Katherine Hall Page
A Faith Fairchild Mystery – Book 22
Published by William Morrow
Publication Date: May 12, 2015

At home on Sanpere Island, Maine, caterer and amateur sleuth Faith Fairchild discovers that real estate can be murder, especially when it’s all in the family, in this twenty-third book in the popular mystery series.

The Fourth of July is one of the hottest on record and even the breeze off Penobscot Bay can’t seem to cool things down for Faith Fairchild and the rest of the folks on Sanpere Island. But the fireworks are just beginning. After the celebrations are over, Faith discovers a body in the woods near The Birches, an early twentieth-century “cottage.”

The body is …

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Mar 14 2015
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The Icing on the Corpse by Liz Mugavero – Interview + Giveaway @lizmugavero

The Icing on the Corpse by Liz Mugavero – Interview + Giveaway @lizmugavero

The Icing on the Corpse by Liz Mugavero
A Pawsitively Organic Mystery Book 3
Kensington
Publication Date: March 31, 2015

Kristan “Stan” Connor is thrilled to be invited to the Groundhog Day festivities in quirky Frog Ledge, Connecticut. Her organic, home-baked pet treats are a big hit at the annual celebration, though an important guest is curiously absent . . .

When Helga Oliver, the town’s elderly historian, is found crumpled in the basement of the Historical Museum, the close-knit town is devastated. But after some tenacious digging, Stan discovers Helga was pushed down the stairs–and that this picture-perfect New England town may hide some dark secrets . . .

Stan’s dogged determination reveals Helga’s ties to an unsolved death in 1948 . . …

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Feb 12 2015
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No Good Deed… by D.E. Wyatt – Character Interview + Giveaway @D_E_Wyatt

No Good Deed… by D.E. Wyatt – Character Interview + Giveaway @D_E_Wyatt

No Good Deed… by D.E. Wyatt

Elsabeth Soesten is always in trouble. Her comrade-in-arms Brother Hieronymus has just dragged her into a deal with the Abbot of Friuli to recover stolen church property, but what began as a simple good deed (with a bit of church coin as incentive) soon finds the pair swept up into a conspiracy against the Prince-Bishop of Bremen. Trapped between an agent of the Bishop on one hand and the Abbot on the other, the only way out is to unravel the Abbot’s plans and find out just what they have to do with the reclusive Baron of Leyen.

And just maybe they can work their way out of the whole mess with heads still attached …

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Jan 27 2015
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The Cunning Cruise Ship Caper by Sally Carpenter – Interview

The Cunning Cruise Ship Caper by Sally Carpenter – Interview

The Cunning Cruise Ship Caper by Sally Carpenter
Sandy Fairfax Teen Idol mysteries Book 3

It’s been years since Sandy Fairfax was a teen idol and starred in his hit ‘70s television series Buddy Brave, Boy Sleuth, but he still has his fans. Now it’s 1993 and many of his grown-up fans see a leisurely cruise as the ideal vacation. So, when Sandy’s agent finds him a pleasant gig aboard the SS Zodiac, he jumps at the chance. And, when the offer includes a spot for his musician sister, Celeste, who is blind, Sandy sees an opportunity to re-engage with his estranged sibling. However, the brother-sister duo are barely aboard the ship, when Sandy finds a singer from another shipboard …

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Dec 13 2014
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Shadow of Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman – Interview + Giveaway

Shadow of Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman – Interview + Giveaway

Shadow of Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman
A Carol Childs Mystery

When a top Hollywood Agent is found poisoned in the bathtub of her home suspicion quickly turns to one of her two nieces. But Carol Childs, a reporter for a local talk radio station doesn’t believe it. The suspect is her neighbor and friend, and also her primary source for insider industry news. When a media frenzy pits one niece against the other—and the body count starts to rise—Carol knows she must save her friend from being tried in courts of public opinion.

But even the most seasoned reporter can be surprised, and when a Hollywood psychic shows up in Carol’s studio one night and warns her there will be …

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Dec 08 2014
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Liesl's Ocean Rescue by Barbara Krasner – Q&A, Review, Giveaway @barbarakrasner @Nouveauwriter #childrenfiction #historicalfiction

Liesl's Ocean Rescue by Barbara Krasner – Q&A, Review, Giveaway @barbarakrasner @Nouveauwriter #childrenfiction #historicalfiction

Liesl’s Ocean Rescue by Barbara Krasner
Illustrated by Avi Katz

Liesl’s Ocean Rescue by noted children’s author Barbara Krasner, recounts the story of Liesl Joseph, a 10-year-old girl aboard the ill-fated MS St. Louis. On May 13, 1939, together with her parents and 900 other Jewish refugees they left Germany on the MS. St Louis attempting to seek temporary asylum in Cuba.

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Nov 12 2014
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Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses by Mary McHugh – Review, Interview, Giveaway

Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses by Mary McHugh – Review, Interview, Giveaway

Disclosure: I received a paperback ARC for review purposes. This did not influence my opinion. This post contains an Amazon affiliate link; thank you for supporting Brooke Blogs.

Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses by Mary McHugh
A Happy Hoofers Mystery
First in New Series

There’s no pussy-footing around murder …

It’s never too late to kick up your heels. Just ask Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini–aka the Happy Hoofers. After posting a video of their tap-dancing routine on the Internet, the leggy ladies find themselves booked to perform on a Russian river cruise up the Volga from Moscow to St. Petersburg.

But when murder cuts in, the five fabulous friends find it’s not so easy to tap their troubles away. A crew …

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Nov 03 2014
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The Vineyard by Michael Hurley – Interview, Excerpt, Giveaway

The Vineyard by Michael Hurley – Interview, Excerpt, Giveaway


The Vineyard by Michael Hurley

Ten years after college, three very different women reunite for a summer on Martha’s Vineyard. As they come to grips with various challenges in their lives, an encounter with a reclusive fisherman threatens to change everything they believe about their world—and each other.

Amazon

Excerpt One:

Chapter 10

Despite the tumultuous beginning of the season and the clouds in Dory’s future, June in Edgartown was as bright as ever, and the three friends took advantage of every minute of it. There were walks down Main Street on sunny afternoons carrying giant, round mounds of mint-chocolate-chip ice cream, teetering three-high and dribbling down onto sticky fingers before it was licked gone. There were steamed little neck clams …

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Nov 01 2014
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Suede to Rest by Diane Vallere – Review, Interview, Giveaway

Suede to Rest by Diane Vallere – Review, Interview, Giveaway

Suede to Rest by Diane Vallere is the first book in the brand new Material Witness Mystery series. Oh my goodness, I loved this book. From the moment I saw the cover, with the two cutest kitties ever, I knew I needed to read this book. (Can you tell I’m a cat person? 😉 ) Poly Monroe (short for Polyester) inherits a fabric store after the death of her uncle. She comes to town, thinking it’ll be a quick trip to sell the store, but she doesn’t count on feelings of nostalgia taking over…or on discovering a dead body behind her store.

This is a fast paced story that has entertaining characters, great dialogue and a well-written cozy …

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