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Going Through the Notions by Cate Price – Review + Giveaway

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GoingThroughTheNotions-2Going Through the Notions by Cate Price
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Series: Deadly Notions #1
Published by: Berkley
Release Date: September 3, 2013

A retired schoolteacher—and yes, daughter of a Fitzgerald fan—Daisy Buchanan has found her calling in the village of Millbury, Pennsylvania. While her husband endlessly renovates their old house, Daisy happily presides over Sometimes a Great Notion, a quirky shop that sells sewing bits and bobs, antiques, and jewelry.

Daisy has her eye on an antique dollhouse and a classic Singer Featherweight at the local auction—until her friend and mentor, auctioneer Angus Backstead, is led away in handcuffs. It appears he bashed in the head of a drinking buddy who stole a set of fancy fountain pens. Daisy’s sure the sprightly old-timer couldn’t have done it. But she soon learns Angus had more than a few enemies…including the detective on the case.

As Daisy seeks the truth, she also uncovers some leads: a disgruntled heiress hunting for the pens, two farm boys with a grudge against the deceased and the accused, and a twisted scam that entangled the dead man. But if Daisy can’t stitch together the bidder truth soon, Angus will be going once, going twice…gone forever.

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About the Author

Cate Price was born in England and came to the U.S. when she was sixteen. She is a regular sight on the streets of her home town walking her two amazing rescue dogs, and enjoys gardening, yard sales, and cooking with friends. Her previous (unpublished) books span the genres of romantic comedy, romantic suspense and murder mysteries, and have finaled in numerous contests, including the prestigious Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and Romance Writers of America.

Writing the first book in the Deadly Notions mystery series proved to be rather an expensive project, because while researching auction houses, she also became addicted to bidding on box lots. She is currently hard at work on the next book in the series, A DOLLHOUSE TO DIE FOR.

Links:
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Review

Going Through the Notions by Cate Price is what cozy mysteries are all about! I was caught up in the story right from the beginning. Even when I wasn’t reading it, I was thinking about reading it and thinking about the characters. The story was just delightful. There was small-town charm, a satisfying whodunit, and a wonderful sleuth in Daisy Buchanan. I really didn’t want the book to end. I’m anxiously awaiting book #2 in the series, A Dollhouse to Die For.

Giveaway

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  • Madonna

    I want to read this book so badly. The excerpt really got my attention. I like auctions also, its just the thrilled of secret treasure, I think that gets me

  • Lori Boness Caswell

    Thank you for being part of this tour!!!

  • acemommy23

    Sounds awesome!

  • Cate Price

    Hi Madonna! Good luck in the giveaway, and in your treasure hunts! Brooke, thanks so much for having me here today, and for such a fabulous review 🙂

  • Darby

    thanks for the chance and the book looks great!

  • Andrea Williams

    I love cozy mysteries and can’t wait to read this one.

  • Laura Ellington

    This sounds like a great read!

  • Jason Mej

    My wife wants to read this

  • Maria Jose H

    Thank you for this giveaway!

  • Michelle Tucker

    Sounds like an enjoyable read. Thanks so much for the giveaway.