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Brooke

I'm a 38-year-old wife and mama of 3 girls and I live in Ohio.

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Jun 12 2022
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Mysteries, Midsummer Sun and Murders – A Cozy Mystery Anthology Spotlight + Multi-Author Giveaway

Mysteries, Midsummer Sun and Murders – A Cozy Mystery Anthology Spotlight + Multi-Author Giveaway

Mysteries, Midsummer Sun and Murders: A Cozy Mystery Anthology
by Hillary Avis, Benedict Brown, Catherine Coles, Paula Darnell, Connie B. Dowell, Ellen Jacobson, Joann Keder, Patti Larsen, Cate Lawley, Gayle Leeson, Daisy Linh, Rimmy London, R.B. Marshall, Megan Mayfair, Wendy Meadows, Phillipa Nefri Clark, Michele Pariza Wacek, Erin Scoggins, Cathy Tully, Victoria LK Williams and Carly Winter

About Mysteries, Midsummer Sun and Murders

Mysteries, Midsummer Sun and Murders: A Cozy Mystery Anthology
Aye Alba Publishing (June 21, 2022)
Number of Pages ~1600
Digital B09K9NN64X

Poisonous picnics, burgled barbeques, deadly deckchairs… and midsummer mayhem!

From a brilliant bunch of amazing authors, including multiple prizewinners and USA Today …

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Jun 11 2022
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A Hint of Mischief by Daryl Wood Gerber – Review

A Hint of Mischief by Daryl Wood Gerber – Review

My Thoughts

I enjoyed the first two books in this series and was so excited to receive a copy of book 3 to review. A Hint Of Mischief has a lot going on in terms of character development (both with the human characters/relationships and the fairies) as well as a murder and 2 mini-mysteries: one about fairy doors and one about thefts.

One thing I really liked about this one was getting to learn more about the fairies and what they can do. It’s such a fun and whimsical element to the story and really adds a lot to the series. While I really liked this book, it did feel at times like the story wasn’t moving as quickly as it …

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Jun 03 2022
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Exit Strategy by Linda L. Richards – Showcase & Giveaway

Exit Strategy by Linda L. Richards – Showcase & Giveaway

Exit Strategy
by Linda L. Richards
May 16 – June 10, 2022 Virtual Book Tour

Synopsis:

A shattered life. A killer for hire. Can she stop?

Her assignments were always to kill someone. That’s what a hitman—or hitwoman—is paid to do, and that is what she does. Then comes a surprise assignment—keep someone alive!

She is hired to protect Virginia Martin, the stunning and brilliant chief technology officer of a hot startup with an innovation that will change the world. This new job catches her at a time in her life when she’s hanging on by a thread. Despair and hopelessness—now more intense than she’d felt after the tragic loss of her family—led her to abruptly launch this career. …

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May 30 2022
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Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones by Elizabeth Pantley

Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones by Elizabeth Pantley

Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones: Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic Series
by Elizabeth Pantley
About Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones

Old Bones and Ice Cream Cones: Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic Series
Paranormal Cozy Mystery
6th in Series
Better Beginnings, Inc. (May 20, 2022)
Print length ‏ : ‎328 Pages
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09W42KVV1

A boyfriend who’s missing. Or was. . . Or is. . . A boat full of old bones. A community ice cream social. A friend in trouble, a spiteful witch, and an angry villain. The mysteries and fun abound in Destiny Falls. Hayden, Latifa, and their …

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May 29 2022
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Lies, Spies, and the Baker’s Surprise by Terry Ambrose – Spotlight & Giveaway

Lies, Spies, and the Baker’s Surprise by Terry Ambrose – Spotlight & Giveaway

Lies, Spies, and the Baker’s Surprise
by Terry Ambrose
About Lies, Spies, and the Baker’s Surprise

Lies, Spies, and the Baker’s Surprise (A Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
6th in Series
Satori (May 23, 2022)
Print length ‏ : ‎ 315 pages
ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09X12RR5Y

Rick Atwood is happy to welcome Henry and Tara Nicholas to his Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast. Henry owns a bakery and Tara, a bookstore. They seem like a nice couple—until Rick’s daughter Alex overhears Henry talking on his cellphone to his real wife. The situation blows up the following morning when Tara discovers Henry has been lying to her—thanks in …

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May 26 2022
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Something Shady at Sunshine Haven by Kris Bock

Something Shady at Sunshine Haven by Kris Bock

Something Shady at Sunshine Haven (The Accidental Detective)
by Kris Bock
About Something Shady at Sunshine Haven

Something Shady at Sunshine Haven (The Accidental Detective)
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Setting – Arizona
Tule Publishing (April 7, 2022)
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 324 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 195489449X
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1954894495
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B097WJYYBZ

She’s pursued the most dangerous news stories around the world. But can she survive going home?

 

Injured in a bombing, war correspondent Kate Tessler returns to her hometown in Arizona to recover. For the first time in her life, she’s starting to feel her age of nearly fifty despite living like …

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May 16 2022
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Murder, She Wrote: Killer on the Court by Jessica Fletcher & Terrie Farley Moran – Spotlight & Giveaway

Murder, She Wrote: Killer on the Court by Jessica Fletcher & Terrie Farley Moran – Spotlight & Giveaway

Murder, She Wrote: Killer on the Court
by Jessica Fletcher & Terrie Farley Moran
About MSW: Killer on the Court

Murder, She Wrote: Killer on the Court
Cozy Mystery
55th in Series
Berkley (May 17, 2022)
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 288 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0593333659
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0593333655
Kindle ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09CYHPQ54

Jessica Fletcher’s sunny beach vacation with her nephew’s family takes a dark turn in this new installment in the USA Today bestselling series.

 

Jessica is delighted when her nephew Grady invites her to spend a few days with his family in an oceanside New York bungalow. She packs her bags and heads down …

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May 15 2022
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What They Don’t Know by Susan Furlong – Showcase + Giveaway

What They Don’t Know by Susan Furlong – Showcase + Giveaway

What They Don’t Know
by Susan Furlong
May 9 – June 3, 2022 Virtual Book Tour

Synopsis:

A picture-perfect suburban life fractures. . . and a darker reality bubbles beneath the surface.

Mona Ellison’s life is as perfect as the porcelain dolls lined up on her shelves. She has a successful husband, a loving son, a beautiful home, and a supportive group of girlfriends ever ready for their weekly wine night.

But when Mona’s son gets entangled with the wrong crowd and runs away from home, her blissful suburban world begins to unravel. She tells her friends that boys will be boys, that he’ll be back as soon as his money runs dry . . . but deep …

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May 13 2022
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Cover Art by Vanessa Westermann – Spotlight & Giveaway

Cover Art by Vanessa Westermann – Spotlight & Giveaway

Cover Art (A Charley Scott Mystery)
by Vanessa Westermann
About Cover Art

Cover Art (A Charley Scott Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Setting – Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
Cormorant Books (May 17, 2022)
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 440 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1770866426
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1770866423

Charley Scott is thrilled to be running a summer pop-up gallery in cottage country. Returning to the lakeside village, not on vacation but as an artist, she’s determined to turn her hobby into a career.

 

But, beneath the surface of this peaceful town, darkness lurks. There’s a history.

 

Local chocolatier, Matt Thorn, is struggling with his father’s death and his legacy of deception. …

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May 08 2022
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Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder by Mary Cunningham

Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder by Mary Cunningham

Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder (An Andi Anna Jones Mystery)
by Mary Cunningham
About Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder

Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder (An Andi Anna Jones Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Setting – Florida/Cancun/Las Vegas
Wild Rose Press (April 27, 2022)
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 224 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1509241086
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1509241088
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09QXR7WKX

Andi Anna Jones, so-so travel agent and amateur sleuth, puts aside her resentment of her father’s widow and books a sixtieth birthday cruise to Cancun for Ruby and three friends. Never does Andi imagine the cruise will include the murder of a has-been lounge singer—or …

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