Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

May 26 2022
6

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
3

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
7

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
4

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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May 06 2022
3

Shadow of the Gypsy by Shelly Frome – Spotlight & Giveaway

Shadow of the Gypsy by Shelly Frome – Spotlight & Giveaway

Shadow of the Gypsy
by Shelly Frome
About Shadow of the Gypsy

Shadow of the Gypsy
A Novel
Crime – Thriller – Love Story
Setting – The Blue Ridge, The Litchfield Hills, and Waterbury, CT
BQB Publishing (May 3, 2022)
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 340 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1952782570
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1952782572
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09HST8WP5
Print length ‏ : ‎ 280 pages

Josh Bartlett had figured all the angles, changed his name, holed up as a small-town features writer in the seclusion of the Blue Ridge. Only a few weeks more and he’d begin anew, return to the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut and Molly (if she’d have him) …

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May 04 2022
7

Murder in the Community Garden by Judith Gonda – Spotlight & Giveaway

Murder in the Community Garden by Judith Gonda – Spotlight & Giveaway

Murder in the Community Garden (A Tory Benning Mystery)
by Judith Gonda
About Murder in the Community Garden

Murder in the Community Garden (A Tory Benning Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Setting – California
Beyond the Page Publishing (May 10, 2022)
Number of Pages: 256
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1954717946
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1954717947
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09VLL17QJ

Budding sleuth Tory Benning has to overcome planted evidence and growing suspicions to save an innocent man from being framed . . .

Designing a community garden as part of a new condo project seemed like a no-brainer to landscape architect Tory Benning, since it would bring people …

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Apr 29 2022
1

Murder Next Door by Michele Pariza Wacek – Spotlight & Giveaway

Murder Next Door by Michele Pariza Wacek – Spotlight & Giveaway

Murder Next Door (Charlie Kingsley Mysteries)
by Michele Pariza Wacek
About Murder Next Door

Murder Next Door (Charlie Kingsley Mysteries)
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Setting – Wisconsin
Love-Based Publishing (April 19, 2022)
~200 Pages
Digital ASIN: B09QZ476FW

Everyone knows vampires don’t exist.

 

So when Mildred Schmidt, one of Charlie’s customers, is convinced that her next-door neighbor’s house sitter is actually a vampire, Charlie of course has to step in to see what is really going on.

 

What she finds is … disturbing. The house sitter DOES have some peculiar habits—like digging holes in the backyard in the middle of the night.

Surely, they aren’t … graves.

 

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Apr 26 2022
4

Knit or Die Trying by Allie Pleiter – Spotlight & Giveaway

Knit or Die Trying by Allie Pleiter – Spotlight & Giveaway

Knit or Dye Trying (A Riverbank Knitting Mystery)
by Allie Pleiter
About Knit or Dye Trying

Knit or Dye Trying (A Riverbank Knitting Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
2nd in Series
Setting – Maryland
Berkley (April 5, 2022)
Mass Market Paperback ‏ : ‎ 304 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0593201809
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0593201800
Kindle ASIN ‏ : ‎ B093YRVK42

Business is booming for Libby Beckett and her fabulous Maryland shop, aptly named Y.A.R.N., but when a town festival brings a fatality with it, Libby gets all tangled up in murder.

As spring comes to Collinstown, the village launches a food festival to draw a new …

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Apr 23 2022
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Not Your Child by Lis Angus – Showcase + Giveaway

Not Your Child by Lis Angus – Showcase + Giveaway

Not Your Child
by Lis Angus
April 1-30, 2022 Virtual Book Tour

Synopsis:

When Ottawa psychologist and single mother Susan Koss discovers that a strange man has been following her twelve-year-old daughter Maddy, she fears he’s a predator. But it’s worse than that. The man, Daniel Kazan, believes Maddy is his granddaughter, abducted as a baby, and he’s obsessed with getting her back.

Susan insists on a DNA test to disprove Daniel’s claim, but the result is one she can’t understand or explain: it says she’s not Maddy’s mother.

Then Maddy vanishes. Susan’s convinced Daniel has taken her, but he has an alibi, and two searches of his house turn up nothing. The hunt is on—police are on full …

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