Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Jan 16 2016
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The Masquerading Magician by Gigi Pandian – Spotlight + Giveaway

The Masquerading Magician by Gigi Pandian – Spotlight + Giveaway

The Masquerading Magician by Gigi Pandian
An Accidental Alchemist Book 2

Deciphering an ancient alchemy book is more difficult than Zoe Faust bargained for. She’d much rather be gardening and exploring her new home of Portland, Oregon—but time is running out for living gargoyle Dorian Robert-Houdin. If Zoe isn’t able to unlock the alchemy book’s secrets soon, the French gargoyle will remain awake but trapped in stone forever.

When Zoe gives herself a rare night out to attend a classic magic show that reminds her of her youth, she realizes the stage magicians are much more than they seem. A murder at the theater leads back to a string of unsolved robberies and murders in Portland’s past, …

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Dec 10 2015
5

I'll Be Home For Christmas by Lori Wilde – Spotlight + Giveaway

I'll Be Home For Christmas by Lori Wilde – Spotlight + Giveaway

I’ll Be Home for Christmas by Lori Wilde
A Twilight, Texas Novel
Avon Romance
October 27th, 2015

Nothing says Christmas like New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde and Twilight, TX, and now Lori returns to Twilight for a brand new heartwarming holiday tale. The matchmaking members of the Cookie Club are up to their old tricks again!

Christmas in Twilight, Texas, is all merriment and mistletoe. The Cookie Club is whipping up their most festive sweets, the townspeople are scrambling to get their holiday shopping done, and Joe-a hometown guy with a restless heart-is dreaming about the woman he wants to kiss most…

…And who happens to be staying at his sister’s place over the holidays, while Joe’s sister is away. But Joe isn’t quite …

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Dec 04 2015
5

The Silence of the Chihuahuas by Waverly Curtis – Spotlight + Giveaway

The Silence of the Chihuahuas by Waverly Curtis – Spotlight + Giveaway

The Silence of the Chihuahuas by Waverly Curtis
A Barking Detective Mystery #5
Kensington
October 27, 2015

“Savvy sleuths come in small packages…”

Pepe, aspiring P.I. Geri Sullivan’s muy clever Chihuahua, has stopped talking. But why now, with Geri’s best friend Brad missing and her ditzy sister in grave danger? Geri’s lost without Pepe’s dogged detective work, especially when a client of Brad’s expires under very murky circumstances.

Luckily, Pepe turns out to be an excelente blogger, and his nose for clues soon has the detective duo chasing down leads. But they’ll have to put a bite on crime quickly, because danger’s afoot – and it’s making tracks in their direction . . .
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Nov 25 2015
7

Haunt Couture and Ghosts Galore by Rose Pressey – Spotlight + Giveaway

Haunt Couture and Ghosts Galore by Rose Pressey – Spotlight + Giveaway

Haunt Couture and Ghosts Galore by Rose Pressey
A Haunted Vintage Mystery #3
Kensington – October 27, 2015

This looks like a job for the fashion police!

A hot-ticket charity fashion show is the perfect chance for Cookie Chanel, proud owner of It’s Vintage Y’All, to show off her stylistic savvy for a good cause. But when a famous fashionista is fatally flattened, and the ghost of a former private investigator asks for Cookie’s help, she has to scurry to sew up a solution. With clever clues from Wind Song, her psychic cat, and sassy suggestions from Charlotte, her ghost-in-residence, Cookie must unravel the sinister stitches of a deadly design–before she becomes the next fashion victim…
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Nov 14 2015
6

Look Both Ways by Carol J. Perry – Spotlight + Giveaway

Look Both Ways by Carol J. Perry – Spotlight + Giveaway

Look Both Ways by Carol J. Perry
A Witch City Mystery Book 3

In Salem, Massachusetts, there are secret everywhere–even in the furniture…

When Lee Barrett spots the same style oak bureau she once had as a child on the WICH-TV show, Shopping Salem, she rushes to the antiques shop and buys the piece. Just like the beloved bureau she lost in a fire, this one has secret compartments. It also comes with an intriguing history–it was purchased in an estate sale from a home where a famous local murder took place.

The day after the bureau is delivered, Lee returns to the antiques shop and finds the owner dead. The police suspect the shop owner’s unscrupulous business partner, but Lee wonders …

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Oct 24 2015
2

Guaranteed to Bleed by Julie Mulhern – Spotlight + Giveaway

Guaranteed to Bleed by Julie Mulhern – Spotlight + Giveaway

Guaranteed to Bleed by Julie Mulhern
The Country Club Murders #2
Henery Press – October 13, 2015

With his dying breath, Bobby Lowell begs Ellison Russell, “Tell her I love her.”

Unable to refuse, Ellison struggles to find the girl the murdered boy loved. Too bad an epically bad blind date, a vindictive graffiti artist, and multiple trips to the emergency room keep getting in the way.

Worse, a killer has Ellison in his sights, her newly-rebellious daughter is missing, and there’s yet another body in her hostas. Mother won’t be pleased.

Now Ellison must track down not one but two runaway teenagers, keep her promise to Bobby and elude the killer—all before her next charity gala committee meeting.

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Oct 07 2015
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Scrapbook of the Dead by Mollie Cox Bryan – Spotlight + Giveaway

Scrapbook of the Dead by Mollie Cox Bryan – Spotlight + Giveaway

Scrapbook of the Dead by Mollie Cox Bryan
A Cumberland Creek Mystery Book 5
Published by Kensington on September 29, 2015

Halloween means spooky scrapbooks for the Cumberland Creek Scrapbook Crop, but what’s been happening around town is truly frightening. First a dead woman is found in the freezer at Pamela’s Pie Palace, and the next day a second woman is found murdered by the river. Reporter Annie Chamovitz learns the victims were sisters and is certain their deaths are linked. Most bizarre of all, both women were found clutching scrapbook pages.

As their Saturday night crop quickly becomes an opportunity to puzzle out the murders, the ladies begin to wonder if Pamela is hiding more than her secret recipes for delicious …

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Sep 30 2015
2

Second to Nun by Alice Loweecey – Spotlight + Giveaway

Second to Nun by Alice Loweecey – Spotlight + Giveaway

Second to Nun by Alice Loweecey
A Giulia Driscoll Mystery Book 2

The Other Side has hired Driscoll Investigations. The owner of Stone’s Throw Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast insists that a tarot reading told her to hire Giulia to evict the family ghost. Since the ghost is cutting gas lines and flooding cellars, Giulia and her husband Frank head to the B&B to discover the real perpetrator.

The client also has a family legend: A highwayman who stole a pile of gold. Giulia has a pile of suspects, including a psychic the client hired to conduct weekly séances. So much for romance with Frank at this getaway.

Instead, Giulia’s juggling arson, creepy clown dolls, and the psychic going all Exorcist on her. …

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Sep 18 2015
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Threads of Evidence by Lea Wait – Spotlight + Giveaway

Threads of Evidence by Lea Wait – Spotlight + Giveaway

Threads of Evidence by Lea Wait
A Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Book 2
Published by Kensington on 8/25/2015

It’s hard to imagine anything bad ever happening in picturesque Haven Harbor, Maine–until a famous face rolls into town and unthreads some very dark secrets…

Angie Curtis and the Mainely Needlepointers are all too familiar with the Gardener estate. The crumbling Victorian mansion, known as “Aurora,” has been sitting vacant for nearly twenty-five years–and some say it’s haunted by the ghost of Jasmine Gardener, the teenage girl who died there in 1970 under mysterious circumstances…

Harbor Haven is abuzz with excitement when Hollywood actress Skye West decides to buy Aurora and sell off its furnishings. And Angie is intrigued when Skye asks her to appraise the …

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