Posts Tagged: PICT

Nov 13 2017
2

Act of Betrayal by Matthew Dunn – Excerpt and Giveaway

Act of Betrayal by Matthew Dunn – Excerpt and Giveaway

Act of Betrayal
by Matthew Dunn
on Tour October 23 – November 30, 2017

Synopsis:

In this riveting entry in the celebrated thriller series, former intelligence operative Will Cochrane—a “ruthless yet noble” (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram) man from whom “Bond and Bourne could learn a thing or two” (Madison County Herald)—comes out of hiding to expose a conspiracy involving a past assassination that reaches to the highest echelons of the U.S. government.

Three years ago, intelligence officer Will Cochrane was brought in by a Delta Force colonel to assassinate a terrorist financier in Berlin. After the job, the commander vanished, and hasn’t been heard from since. The details don’t quite add up, and one of the CIA agents who was involved has been investigating the mission. …

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Nov 07 2017
2

Bad Blood by P.M. Carlson – Blast + Giveaway

Bad Blood by P.M. Carlson – Blast + Giveaway

Bad Blood
by P.M. Carlson
November 7, 2017 Book Blast

Synopsis:

After an argument with her grandmother at her Maryland home, sixteen-year-old Ginny Marshall – “born rotten,” according to Gram – gets high and runs away. She turns up on the doorstep of Maggie Ryan and Nick O’Connor’s Brooklyn brownstone. Her presence in Brooklyn is unsettling, but, more urgently, Ginny is a suspect in a murder investigation back home. Maggie travels undercover to Maryland, where she searches for a killer as threads from the past threaten to unravel both families.

This Mystery Company edition is the first paperback publication of the eighth and final novel in the Maggie Ryan series.

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Oct 31 2017
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Murder Misread by P.M. Carlson

Murder Misread by P.M. Carlson

Murder Misread
by P.M. Carlson
October 1-31, 2017 Book Tour

Synopsis:

In 1977, statistician Maggie Ryan returns to her alma mater to help Charlie Fielding analyze his reading research. Charlie, professor and film buff, is studying the eye movements of skilled readers. Maggie’s work is interesting, her kids have good daycare, and her actor husband Nick O’Connor is working nearby. But the happy summer plan is disrupted when Charlie’s popular colleague and rival, Tal Chandler, is found shot near campus.

When a turf war between town homicide detectives and image-conscious campus police hinders the investigation, Maggie and Nick team up with Tal’s grieving widow to get some questions answered.

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“Maggie is an engaging everywoman– wife, mother, professional– who conducts her crime-busting with …

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Oct 23 2017
1

The Grand by Dennis D. Wilson – Showcase + Giveaway

The Grand by Dennis D. Wilson – Showcase + Giveaway

The Grand
by Dennis D. Wilson
on Tour October 1-31, 2017

Synopsis:

Chicago cop Dean Wister takes a forced vacation when he is on the brink of a breakdown after the death of his wife. During his summer solstice in Jackson Hole, where he met her years before, he is called in to consult by local police when a notorious Chicago mobster is found dead in the Snake River. Dean’s investigation threatens to uncover the secrets of a group of memorable suspects, ranging from rich tycoons to modern day cowboys, and threatens to derail the Presidential prospects of the Senator from Wyoming. As Dean follows the leads from Wyoming to Chicago to Washington D.C., he also struggles to cope with the personal loss that …

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Oct 01 2017
4

In It For the Money by David Burnsworth

In It For the Money by David Burnsworth

In It For The Money
by David Burnsworth
on Tour September 11 – October 11, 2017

Synopsis:

Lowcountry Private Investigator Blu Carraway needs a new client. He’s broke and the tax man is coming for his little slice of paradise. But not everyone appreciates his skills. Some call him a loose cannon. Others say he’s a liability. All the ex-Desert Storm Ranger knows is his phone hasn’t rung in quite a while. Of course, that could be because it was cut off due to delinquent payments.

Lucky for him, a client does show up at his doorstep—a distraught mother with a wayward son. She’s rich and her boy’s in danger. Sounds like just the case for Blu. Except nothing about the case is as it …

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Sep 06 2017
1

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

The Good Daughter
by Karin Slaughter
on Tour August 7 – September 8, 2017

Synopsis:

The stunning new novel from the international #1 bestselling author — a searing, spellbinding blend of cold-case thriller and psychological suspense.

Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind…

Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn’s happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father — Pikeville’s notorious defense attorney — devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night.

Twenty-eight years later, and Charlie has followed in her father’s footsteps to become a lawyer herself — the ideal good …

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Aug 29 2017
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Murder Unrenovated and Rehearsal for Murder by P.M. Carlson – Blast + Giveaway

Murder Unrenovated and Rehearsal for Murder by P.M. Carlson – Blast + Giveaway

Murder Unrenovated & Rehearsal For Murder
by P.M. Carlson
Book Blast on August 29, 2017

Murder Unrenovated

Realtor Len Trager is anxious to sell the lovely old brownstone in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood, and Maggie and Nick think it looks like a dream house for a young couple expecting their first child. But problems show up. It needs renovation– okay. There’s a stubborn tenant who refuses to move out– not so okay.

And then there’s the nasty surprise on the top floor….

“Terrific characters, funny incidents, genuine suspense, and an absolutely right sense of period and place.”–– Tom and Enid Schantz, THE PURLOINED LETTER

Book Details:

Genre: Traditional Mystery
Published by: The Mystery Company / Crum Creek Press
Publication Date: June 2013
Number of Pages: 239
ISBN: 193232528X (ISBN13: 9781932325287)
Series: Maggie …

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Aug 15 2017
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Murder Is Academic & Murder Is Pathological by P.M. Carlson – Blast + Giveaway

Murder Is Academic & Murder Is Pathological by P.M. Carlson – Blast + Giveaway

Murder Is Academic & Murder Is Pathological
by P.M. Carlson
Book Blast on August 15, 2017

 

Murder Is Academic
​A finalist for the Anthony Award

​Vietnam, assassinations and riots. In the spring semester of 1968, a series of brutal attacks draws campus women together to study self-defense and the psychology of rape. Graduate student Mary Beth Nelson struggles to keep the Lords of Death at bay by immersing herself in researching Mayan languages. Her new housemate, Maggie Ryan, has her own secrets. When murder strikes close to home, Maggie investigates with a little help from her friends.

“MURDER IS ACADEMIC treats violation of truth in tandem with assault and rape true violations of person, mind, and body–– and presents a cogent caesar for the inviolability …

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Aug 14 2017
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All Signs Point to Murder by Connie di Marco

All Signs Point to Murder by Connie di Marco

All Signs Point to Murder
by Connie di Marco
on Tour July 23 – August 23, 2017

Synopsis:

Rob Ramer was the perfect husband until he committed the ultimate family faux pas — he shot his sister-in-law to death. Believing himself under attack by an intruder in his home, he fired back. But when evidence is discovered that Rob’s wife, Brooke, was plotting his murder, Brooke is charged with conspiracy in her sister’s death. Geneva, a third sister, is desperate for answers and seeks the help of her friend, San Francisco astrologer Julia Bonatti. Geneva’s lost one sister and now it seems she’ll lose the other. Was this a murder plot or just a terrible accident? Julia vows to find the answer in …

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Aug 01 2017
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Audition for Murder by P.M. Carlson – Blast + Giveaway

Audition for Murder by P.M. Carlson – Blast + Giveaway

Audition for Murder
by P.M. Carlson
Book Blast on August 1, 2017

Synopsis:

Actors Nick and Lisette O’Connor need a change. They leave New York City for a semester as artists-in-residence at a college upstate, where they take on the roles of Claudius and Ophelia, two of the professional leads in a campus production of Hamlet. Threats and accidents begin to follow Lisette, and Nick worries it might be more than just petty jealousy. Maggie Ryan, a student running lights for the show, helps investigate a mystery steeped in the turmoil of 1967 America.

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