Shamrock Shenanigans by Kathi Daley – Cast of Characters + Book & $25 Amazon Giveaway

Shamrock FacebookShamrock Shenanigans by Kathi Daley
Zoe Donovan Mystery Book 19
Published January 1, 2016

Zak and Zoe travel to Ireland for their first Valentines Day as husband and wife. They have been invited to attend a murder mystery weekend in a real haunted castle. During their first night at the castle, they find one of the guests dead. Really dead. As they delve into the murder they begin to see that not only are things not as they appear, but several of the other attendees are not who they claim to be. During the course of her investigation Zoe discovers a secret about herself that is more than just a little shocking.

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Kathi has provided a fun little post for you today. She has written up a cast of characters. Contestants in the game are in bold, with their plus ones indicated below them. One of these characters is the killer and one of the characters is the victim. Want to find out who? You can in Shamrock Shenanigans by Kathi Daley.

The Cast

The Contestants and their guests:
Zoe Donovan – amateur sleuth
Zak Zimmerman – Zoe’s husband and plus one
Jessica Fielding – mystery writer
Cassandra Fielding – Jessica’s niece and plus one
Sam Spalding – private detective
Susan Langtree – Sam’s assistant and plus one
Millie Monroe – psychic who has helped authorities solve crimes
Piper Belmont – Millie’s plus one
Armand Waller – history professor and relic hunter
Luke Sutton – Waller’s teaching assistant and plus one

Also attending:
Brent Silverwood – actor doing character study
Drew Baltimore – reporter covering event

The Host and Staff:
Lord Fergus Dunphy – host
Bonnie – cook
Liza – maid
Liam – stable hand
Byron – server/bartender

Resident Ghosts:
Catherine Dunphy – was married to Carrick Dunphy in the mid- to late-1600s
Meghan Dunphy – was married to Aiden Dunphy in the 1800s
Birte Dunphy – was married to the lord in the mid-1700s
Rowena Dunphy – Lord Dunphy’s mother, who passed away ten years ago
Finnian Newton– Rowena’s brother, who passed away six years ago

Would you like to read Shamrock Shenanigans by Kathi Daley? Well, you’re in luck! Kathi is giving one lucky Brooke Blogs reader a copy of Shamrock Shenanigans and a $25 Amazon Gift Card! You’ll be able to buy lots of Kathi Daley books. This giveaway is open internationally. If a US winner is selected, he/she can choose a physical copy or an ebook. An international winner will receive an ebook. Giveaway ends at 11:59PM EST on 01/14/16 and winner will have 48 hours to respond to an email notification or a new winner will be selected. Good luck!

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75 comments / Add your comment below

  1. I just love stories that take place in Ireland and Scotland. There’s just something about the locations, the people and the creative way some of the characters are murdered.

  2. This fascinating mystery and the storyline, characters and locale sound appealing and intriguing. Thanks for this lovely feature and giveaway.

  3. I want to read Shamrock Shenanigans because Kathi Daley is one of my favorite authors … she writes such inspiring and wonderful books.

  4. I plan to read all the books in this series, including the spinoff, Zimmerman Acadamy. This latest book sounds great! I love Ireland & a Murder Mystery weekend there in a castle; it doesn’t get better for a cozy mystery setting.

  5. I’ve always wanted to attend a murder mystery weekend and this sounds like the perfect one to attend (vicariously).

  6. I want to read this book because I am Irish and love to read books that are based in Ireland. Also, for me Kathi Daley is a new author.

  7. I love the sound of the book. All my favorite elements, a castle, a haunting and a mystery death. I can’t wait to read it.

  8. A great book with plot twists and some ghosts thrown in to the mix, sounds like fun! I’m looking forward to reading this.

  9. Thank you for hosting this giveaway. I am a big Kathi Daley fan, and am excited about her new book being staged in Ireland. Fun location for Zak and Zoe!

  10. I want to read Shamrock Shenanigans to find out the shocking secret that Zoe finds out about herself.

  11. I love mysteries and I especially love mysteries where the sleuths are a married couple. This should be a really fun read!

  12. Murder mysteries are some of my favorite stories and this sounds like it has many fun twists and turns. I visited Ireland once and would like to read it because it takes place in an beautiful and interesting place. So exciting!

  13. I want to read this book because I enjoy the Zack and Zoe series that Kathi Daley is writing and it should be fun to see how they handle their first Valentine Day as a married couple.

  14. This one sounds like a real thinker – I’m a huge fan of Agatha Christie novels and this one seems like it would fit right into that category. Thanks!

  15. I want to read this book not just because it sounds really good but also because I love to read. I read books as fast as I can get my hands on them. Books take me to lands that I’ve never visited before and most likely will never get to visit. Sit down, open a book, start reading and be transported to another state, country, or even another world. I love books.

  16. I enjoy Kathi Daley’s books and really like the character of Zoe. The book taking place in a different country is intriguing.

  17. I love mysteries that take place in foreign countries. I would love a chance to win this book, thanks for the chance.

  18. I’d love to read Shamrock Shenanigans by Kathi Daley because it’s BY Kathi Daley! I love her books and I haven’t read this one yet!

  19. I have always wanted to participate in a murder mystery weekend. I can read Shamrock Shenanigans and not have to worry about being the victim!

  20. Kathi Daley is one of my favorite authors and this is one of my favorite series. I have read all the previous 18 books in this series, and am very interested in this one since it takes the main characters Zak and Zoe to a whole new setting.

  21. Can’t wait to read this as am a BIG FAN if Kathi Daley and having an Irish husband love reading about Ireland.

  22. One of my fav authors and a book I haven’t gotten to read yet in print . Such a wonderful giveaway for the start of 2016.

  23. A real haunted castle, a Murder Mystery Weekend and it’s all set in Ireland!! That’s why I want to read it!! I love Kathi Daley’s books and this one sounds like another winner! Thank you!!

  24. Kathi Daley’s books are always the best to read. Her covers invite the reader to open the cover and see what the pages inside hold. I love Zoe and Zak and the escapades they are involved in.

  25. Kathi Daley brings new a fresh ideas to each of her books. I like that it doesn’t take 6 months or a year for new books to come out between books.

  26. Thanks for a chance to win a copy of your book. I love mysteries with animals and I really like the cover of this one.

  27. This sounds fantastic! Would enjoy seeing Ireland one day. It has always appealed to me. Adding a mystery weekend in a haunted castle just makes this novel one that I am really looking forward to!

  28. I love cozy mysteries so I want to read it. I don’t have any of this author’s books that are set abroad, so that makes it a different setting that I’d like to explore. I could use an Amazon gift card.

  29. that sound like good read for me i am blogger and reader i love t o do ama zon kindle and then othe i read all kind of book

  30. I always enjoy a good mystery novel. Plus I’ve never read a novel that has Ireland as its’ main setting. So it’ll be interesting to find what happens with Zak and Zoe. 😀

  31. First of all this is a murder mystery, which is my favorite genre. Next, there is a haunted castle involved. What’s not to love!. Thanks for the giveaway. Would love to win.

  32. I normally don’t read mystery novels- but this one looks interesting. I like books set in Ireland and Scotland.

  33. I’ve been to Ireland and loved it. I want to read more books set there! And hopefully go again some day.

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