Monthly Archives:: December 2020

Dec 29 2020
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Watch Her by Edwin Hill – Release Day Spotlight + Excerpt

Watch Her by Edwin Hill – Release Day Spotlight + Excerpt

Watch Her by Edwin Hill
A Hester Thursby Mystery Book 3
Kensington • December 29, 2020

A powerful Boston family is desperate to keep old secrets buried…

A university mired in scandal and an enigmatic librarian entangle in Edgar and Agatha nominee’s dark new thriller

BOSTON – At the center of Edwin Hill’s intricate mystery series is Hester Thursby, a research librarian who’s complicated, bookish and realistically flawed. In the acclaimed series’s newest installment, “Watch Her,” (Dec. 29, 2020, Kensington Books), Hester teams up with reader-favorite Detective Angela White to investigate missing alumni of a decadent for-profit university, plunging into a world of academic scandal, old money, infidelity, buried secrets … and murder.

While attending a gala at Prescott University’s lavish new campus, Hester and …

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Dec 14 2020
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The Secret on Rum Runner’s Lane by Melissa Bourbon – Caramel Corn Recipe + Giveaway

The Secret on Rum Runner’s Lane by Melissa Bourbon – Caramel Corn Recipe + Giveaway

The Secret on Rum Runner’s Lane by Melissa Bourbon
A Book Magic Mini Mystery #1
Lake House Press • November 10, 2020

The Lane women are bibliomancers, but Cassie sees her divination not as a gift, but as a curse–one from which she desperately wants to escape. It turns out, though, that running from her fate isn’t as easy as she thought it would be. When a woman goes missing, and a neighbor turns up dead, Cassie turns to the books she’s always avoided to help her find the truth.

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It’s December! Which means it is the perfect time for treats. When I think of the holidays, I definitely think of food. …

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Dec 10 2020
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Two Winters by Lauren Emily Whalen – Cover Reveal

Two Winters by Lauren Emily Whalen – Cover Reveal

Two WintersLauren Emily WhalenPublication date: September 14th 2021Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

The winter of 1997 is a tragedy waiting to happen. Small-town life isn’t easy for seventeen-year-old, bisexual and closeted Paulina, especially when her best friend Mia becomes pregnant. A devout Catholic, Mia doesn’t want to tell her parents, see a doctor, or even tell the baby’s father, Paulina’s other best friend, Tesla. Meanwhile, Paulina’s secret relationship with volleyball star, Ani, is about to go public in the worst way. It all comes to a head one fateful night, and everything changes forever.

Fast forward to the winter of 2014, where Perdita, bi and proud in Chicago, is weeks away from turning seventeen. Her life is perfect–well, almost. …

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Dec 07 2020
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For This Christmas Only by Caro Carson – Blitz & Giveaway

For This Christmas Only by Caro Carson – Blitz & Giveaway

For This Christmas OnlyCaro Carson(Masterson, Texas #3)Published by: HarlequinPublication date: December 1st 2020Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Holiday, Romance

He was successful in business but not in love in this great romance by USA TODAY bestselling author Caro Carson

His book changed her life…

But he no longer believes his own advice.

After nearly dying in a plane crash, business icon Eli Taylor has become a recluse, until a chance encounter at a small town’s Yule log lighting leads to an evening spent as the fake boyfriend of his superfan Mallory Ames. When she finds herself homeless for the holidays, he invites her to stay with him—if she’ll return the favor and be his fake girlfriend, so he can show his siblings …

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Dec 06 2020
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On Deadly Tides by Elizabeth J. Duncan

On Deadly Tides by Elizabeth J. Duncan

On Deadly Tides by Elizabeth J. Duncan
A Penny Brannigan Mystery Book 11
Crooked Lane Books • November 10, 2020

With a picturesque black and white lighthouse, pebble beaches and stunning views of sea and mountains, the island of Anglesey off the coast of North Wales is the perfect place for an idyllic mid-summer painting holiday.

And watercolour artist, businesswoman, and amateur sleuth Penny Brannigan is enjoying the retreat enormously – until she discovers the body of a New Zealand journalist on a secluded beach just as the tide is going out, threatening to take the body with it.

The post mortem reveals the victim died from injuries “consistent with a fall from a great height,” and the death is ruled accidental. But Penny …

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Dec 05 2020
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Open for Murder by Mary Angela

Open for Murder by Mary Angela

Open for Murder by Mary Angela
A Happy Camper Mystery Book 1
Lyrical Press • November 27, 2020

Deep in the heart of touristy small-town Spirit Canyon, South Dakota, former journalist Zo Jones runs the Happy Camper gift shop, where she sells everything from locally made souvenirs to memorabilia. She even rents out mountain bikes, and dabbles in the adventure industry—and sleuthing . . .

It’s Memorial Day weekend in Spirit Canyon, and for Zo that means the return of summer shoppers. It also means the return of her good friend Beth, who’s moved back to the area to reopen her family’s premier hotel, Spirit Canyon Lodge. Beth and Zo spent many childhood summers there and Zo can’t wait to reconnect and celebrate …

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Dec 04 2020
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Abide with Me by Jane Willan – Character Guest Post featuring Reverend Mother

Abide with Me by Jane Willan – Character Guest Post featuring Reverend Mother

Abide with Me by Jane Willan
A Sister Agatha and Father Selwyn Mystery #3

The season of Epiphany is in full swing at Gwenafwy Abbey when ten new nuns from a convent in Los Angeles join the community of Anglican sisters in Wales. They bring energy, youthful enthusiasm, and more electronic equipment than Sister Agatha could have imagined. The arrival of the new nuns brings something else to the Abbey—a bit of unexpected notoriety. Claire Pennoyer, an ambitious young reporter for The Church Times, interviews the new sisters for a feature story. Murder is the last thing on anyone’s mind when Claire is found dead on the beach, her mobile phone in the sand. A tragic death, says Constable Barnes. A …

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