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Rough And Deadly (A Much Winchmoor Mystery)  by Paula Williams Blog Tour with Review

18 May

Rough and Deadly

Rough And Deadly (A Much Winchmoor Mystery) 

by Paula Williams

 

Synopsis:

Everyone knows Abe Compton’s Headbender cider is as rough as a cider can get. But is it deadly?

When self-styled ‘lady of the manor’, Margot Duckett-Trimble, announces she wouldn’t be seen dead drinking the stuff, who could have foreseen that, only a few days later, she’d be found, face down, in a vat of it?

Kat Latcham’s no stranger to murder. Indeed, the once ‘sleepy’ Somerset village of Much Winchmoor is fast gaining a reputation as the murder capital of the West Country and is ‘as sleepy as a kid on Christmas Eve’ when it’s discovered there’s a murderer running loose in the community again.

Kat has known Abe all her life, and she is sure that, although he had motive, he didn’t kill Margot. But as she investigates, the murderer strikes again. And the closer Kat gets to finding out who the real killer is, the closer to danger she becomes.

This second Much Winchmoor mystery is once again spiked with humour and sprinkled with romance – plus a cast of colourful characters, including a manic little dog called Prescott whose bite is definitely worse than his bark.




Christie’s Review

5 STARS

This second book in the Much Winchmoor series was just as enjoyable as the first book in the series. Murder has come to the village yet again. This time it is Margot Duckett-Timble is the victim. She is hoping to become the newest member of the parish council, and she thinks by doing her civic duty of reporting Abe Compton to the Environmental Health Officer about his alleged unsanitary practice of making cider will get her elected. She certainly didn’t think it would get her murdered, yet that is what happened. Of course, the main suspect is Abe, himself. Kat doesn’t believe Abe is capable of that. There is no shortage of suspects, especially when another occurs. Can Kat solve the murder before she becomes the next victim?

 

What I love about a series is returning to characters and places I love, and I love the quirky characters and the village of Much Winchmoor. I always like returning and learning something new about the characters. Williams gives her readers that!

 

As with the prior book in the series, the characters are quirky, and I loved returning to the village of Much Winchmoor. Both the characters and the setting added a deeper level to the book itself.

 

Williams makes her mysteries stand apart from others in the genre. I loved how she began this story…she opened it with the murder, and then she moves back in time. The action started off with a bang, therefore, keeping my attention throughout the entire book. It is very rare to have a mystery written with humor and romance, and Williams did a wonderful job of combining them all together. She made it appear seamless!!! I am becoming quite a fan of this series, and I can’t wait to read the next one in the series, especially after reading the last chapter. It looks like Kat has many more adventures in her near future!

 




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Author Bio 

Rough and Deadly Author

Paula Williams is living her dream. She’s written all her life – her earliest efforts involved blackmailing her unfortunate younger brothers into appearing in her plays and pageants. But it’s only in recent years that she discovered to her surprise that people with better judgement than her brothers actually liked what she wrote and were prepared to pay her for it.

Now, she writes every day in a lovely, book-lined study in her home in Somerset, where she lives with her husband and a handsome but not always obedient rescue Dalmatian called Duke. She started out writing fiction for women’s magazines (and still does) but has recently branched out into longer fiction. She also writes a monthly column, Ideas Store, for the writers’ magazines, Writers’ Forum.

But, as with the best of dreams, she worries that one day she’s going to wake up and find she still has to bully her brothers into reading ‘the play what she wrote’.

Social Media Links –

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A Clean Canvas by Elizabeth Mundy Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway (Win a Winsor & Newton pocket sized Watercolour set and a signed copy of A Clean Canvas.) UK ONLY

29 Apr

A Clean Canvas

A Clean Canvas

by Elizabeth Mundy

Synopsis:

Crime always leaves a stain…

Lena Szarka, a Hungarian cleaner, dusts off her detective skills when a masterpiece is stolen from a gallery she cleans with her cousin Sarika. When Sarika goes missing too, accusations start to fly.

Convinced her cousin is innocent, Lena sweeps her way through the secrets of the London art scene. But with the evidence against Sarika mounting and the police on her trail, Lena needs to track down the missing painting if she is to clear her cousin.

Embroiling herself in the sketchy world of thwarted talents, unpaid debts and elegant fraudsters, Lena finds that there’s more to this gallery than meets the eye.




Christie’s Review

4 STARS

A Clean Canvas by Elizabeth Mundy is an intriguing cozy mystery and a bit different. It doesn’t involve a murder but the disappearance of a valuable painting.

Lena owns her own cleaning business that really only generates enough business for her but being the kind-hearted person she is, she hires her cousin, Sarika, to help her. Lena volunteered herself and Sarika to serve food and drinks at a gala for the art gallery she cleans, not knowing it would send her on a twisted journey that exposes many secrets!

Sarika is the suspect when a valuable painting goes missing, but Lena knows she didn’t do it. However, she faces a huge problem when Sarika goes missing too! Is her disappearance related to the theft and is she in danger?

This was a great mystery that kept me guessing. Lena is a strong, independent, loyal woman…she won’t rest until she finds her cousin and proves her innocence. There is a lot of twists and turns and plenty of suspects.

If you are looking for a different sort of mystery, I recommend this one!




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Elizabeth Mundy’s grandmother was a Hungarian immigrant to America who raised five children on a chicken farm in Indiana. An English Literature graduate from Edinburgh University, Elizabeth is a marketing director for an investment firm and lives in London with her messy husband and two young children. A Clean Canvas is the second book in the Lena Szarka mystery series about a Hungarian cleaner who turns detective.

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Surprise Announcement from Emma Hart: Dangerous Magic (Haven Lake Mysteries #1) by Evie Hart

25 Apr

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Dangerous Magic, an all-new cozy mystery from New York Times bestselling author Emma Hart writing as Evie Hart, is coming May 16th!

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It’s not every day you have to return to your hometown to bind your borderline-poltergeist grandmother to the family property.

Unfortunately, today is that day for Avery Thorn.

All Avery wants is to report the binding to the Witch Council so she can fulfill her obligation, but finding a dead body and the Head of the Council on the brink of death isn’t in her plan.

Especially when she’s pegged as the number one suspect.

Now, it’s down to Avery and her cousins—and her sassy feline familiar—to figure out who tried to murder the Head of the Council. Magically bound to find the culprit, the last thing she needs is the new detective getting under her toes.

Unfortunately for her, she finds herself colliding with the hot cop more than she wants. And since her familiar hates him, it’s not always pleasant.

New magic and a devastating tragedy threaten to derail their investigations—but not quite as much as the person who isn’t happy they’re involved…

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About Evie

Evie Hart is the cozy mystery writing alter-ego of New York Times bestselling author, Emma Hart.

Evie was born when her love of paranormal cozy mysteries jumped from her Kindle to the page. The Haven Lake Mystery series is her first foray into the paranormal cozy world and begins with DANGEROUS MAGIC.

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Hate Bale by Stephanie Dagg Publication Day Push with Review

17 Apr

Hate Bale

Hate Bale

by Stephanie Dagg

Synopsis

Grumbling guests and escaping piglets are precisely what Martha doesn’t need. She’s already struggling to run a holiday cottage and a rather large smallholding single-handedly. Since her husband Mark died, three years ago, her rural property in France, beautiful as it is, has become an increasingly heavy millstone around her neck.

So whilst she’s horrified to stumble across a corpse at the local farm supplies shop, it does at least distract her from her own woes. Best friend Lottie, the cheese to Martha’s chalk, swoops in to offer moral support, and encourages Martha to join her in some unofficial sleuthing. Meanwhile, police officer Philippe Prudhomme, a former fellow chess-player of Mark’s, undertakes a rather more professional investigation.

However, despite everyone’s efforts the killer remains at large. And when more bodies (one and a bit, to be precise) come Martha’s way, it definitely feels like he’s closing in on her…

There’s suspense, humour, and excitement in this entertaining cosy mystery set in the French countryside.




Christie’s Review

4 STARS

Very enjoyable cozy mystery….it had all my favorite things, mystery, humor, friendship, love, and second chances!

Martha suffered the loss of her husband three years ago, and she is trying to find her way again. She is busy with her farm and her animals. She definitely isn’t expecting to find a murder victim in the local farm supplies shop. She and her best friend, Lottie, decide to do some investigating on their own, not knowing it will put Martha’s life in danger. Luckily, police officer, Philippe, is also on the case. He may also be harboring some feelings for Martha. Will she be able to allow him into her heart? What ensues, is a mystery filled with humor and a possible romance.

The mystery was first rate, keeping me guessing every step of the way.I loved Lottie and Martha’s friendship…all of us need that kind of friendship! It was so enjoyable watching these two ladies try to solve the murder mystery! The are great sleuthing partners.

I also loved the relationship between Philippe and Martha. They have a bit of history as he played chess with her late husband. He helps Martha enjoy life again. I so enjoyed watching her come back to life again.

The setting is also beautiful, and I could envision the French countryside and Martha’s farm.

All of these elements combine together for a great mystery that is not to be missed!




 

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Author Bio 

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I’m an English expat living in France, having moved here with my family in 2006 after fourteen years as an expat in Ireland. Taking on seventy-five acres with three lakes, two hovels and one cathedral-sized barn, not to mention an ever increasing menagerie of animals, has made for exciting times. The current array of creatures ranges from alpacas to zebra finches, with pretty much everything in-between! Before we came to France all we had was a dog and two chickens, so it’s been a steep learning curve.

I’m married to Chris and we have three bilingual TCKs (third culture kids) who are resilient and resourceful and generally wonderful.

I’m a traditionally-published author of many children’s books, and am now self-publishing too. As well as being an author, I’m also a part-time editor and, with Chris, manager of three carp fishing lakes. My hobbies are cycling, geocaching, knitting and sewing.

Social Media Links – @llamamum

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Pinot Red or Ded (The Wine Trail Mysteries #3) by J.C. Eaton Blog Tour with Giveaway ((1) Print Copy – Pinot Red or Dead? (The Wine Trail Mysteries) by J.C. Eaton (U.S. Only)

31 Mar

Pinot Red or Dead?
(The Wine Trail Mysteries)
by J.C. Eaton

 

About the Book


Pinot Red or Dead? (The Wine Trail Mysteries)
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Lyrical Underground (March 26, 2019)
Paperback: 206 pages
ISBN-10: 1516108035
ISBN-13: 978-1516108039
Digital ASIN: B07F5XDH41

There’s a lot of noir surrounding this rare pinot.

As the vineyards in Seneca Lake, New York, prepare for the seasonal “Deck the Halls Around the Lake” festivities, someone is determined to keep pinot noir off the wine list. Hijacked trucks and sabotaged ingredients have made it a hard-to-acquire vintage for the six local wineries—including Norrie Ellington’s Two Witches Winery.

The case of the stolen and spoiled wines gets stranger when Arnold Mowen, owner of the company distributing the wine, is found dead, the apparent victim of a hunting accident. As Norrie tries to find the connections between the pinot’s problems and Arnold’s death, she uncovers a conspiracy among many locals whose hatred for the wine distributor was bottled up for far too long . . .

About the Authors

Ann I. Goldfarb

New York native Ann I. Goldfarb spent most of her life in education, first as a classroom teacher and later as a middle school principal and professional staff developer. Writing as J. C. Eaton, along with her husband, James Clapp, she has authored the Sophie Kimball Mysteries (Kensington) set for release in June 2017. In addition, Ann has nine published YA time travel mysteries under her own name. Visit the websites at www.jceatonauthor.com and www.timetravelmysteries.com

James E. Clapp

When James E. Clapp retired as the tasting room manager for a large upstate New York winery, he never imagined he’d be co-authoring cozy mysteries with his wife, Ann I. Goldfarb. His first novel, Booked 4 Murder (Kensington) is set for release in June 2017. Non-fiction in the form of informational brochures and workshop materials treating the winery industry were his forte along with an extensive background and experience in construction that started with his service in the U.S. Navy and included vocational school classroom teaching.

Visit their website at www.jceatonauthor.com and Like and Follow on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/JCEatonauthor/

 

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Murder Once Removed (An Ancestry Detective Mystery #1) by S.C. Perkins Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway ((1) Print Copy of Murder Once Removed (An Ancestor Detective Mystery) by S. C. Perkins plus some swag!)

14 Mar

Murder Once Removed
(An Ancestor Detective Mystery)
by S. C. Perkins

 

About the Book

Murder Once Removed (An Ancestor Detective Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Minotaur Books (March 19, 2019)
Hardcover: 336 pages
ISBN-10: 1250189039
ISBN-13: 978-1250189035
Digital ASIN: B07D2BJ2JT

S.C. Perkins’ Murder Once Removed is the captivating first mystery in the Ancestry Detective series, in which Texas genealogist Lucy Lancaster uses her skills to solve murders in both the past and present.

Except for a good taco, genealogist Lucy Lancaster loves nothing more than tracking down her clients’ long-dead ancestors, and her job has never been so exciting as when she discovers a daguerreotype photograph and a journal proving Austin, Texas, billionaire Gus Halloran’s great-great-grandfather was murdered back in 1849. What’s more, Lucy is able to tell Gus who was responsible for his ancestor’s death.

Partly, at least. Using clues from the journal, Lucy narrows the suspects down to two nineteenth-century Texans, one of whom is the ancestor of present-day U.S. senator Daniel Applewhite. But when Gus publicly outs the senator as the descendant of a murderer—with the accidental help of Lucy herself—and her former co-worker is murdered protecting the daguerreotype, Lucy will find that shaking the branches of some family trees proves them to be more twisted and dangerous than she ever thought possible.




Christie’s Review

4 STARS

Murder Once Removed is the first mystery in what appears to be a promising series!

Lucy is a genealogist who finds herself in the middle of a present day murder mystery. What first appeared to be a pretty normal job becomes a lot more. Who knew a murder mystery from the past would figure into a present-day murder? Perkins gives her readers a great cozy mystery with great characters and even a bit of a romance! What could be better than that?

I loved Lucy. She is smart and has a great sense of humor. Ben, her possible love interest, is just as likeable as she is. They really do complement one another, and their banter is just too cute! The secondary characters, like Lucy’s friends, as well as other townspeople really do add dimension to the story itself.

The mystery is multi-layered with a list of suspects and twists and turns that will keep you guessing. Not only did I enjoy the mystery itself, but I loved the genealogy as well. Perkins gives us a great insight into it which made the book even more interesting. If you are looking for a great mystery with great characters, you can’t go wrong with this one. Once you begin, you will be amazed at how quickly you are finished. I’m really looking forward to future books in this series!




About the Author

S.C. Perkins is a fifth-generation Texan who grew up hearing fascinating stories of her ancestry and eating lots of great Tex-Mex, both of which inspired the plot of her debut mystery novel. Murder Once Removed was the winner of the 2017 Malice Domestic Best First Traditional Mystery competition. She resides in Houston and, when she’s not writing or working at her day job, she’s likely outside in the sun, on the beach, or riding horses.

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March 7 – My Reading Journeys – REVIEW

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March 10 – That’s What She’s Reading – REVIEW*

March 11 – Carole’s Book Corner – SPOTLIGHT

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March 12 – Valerie’s Musings – REVIEW

March 12 – This is my truth now – REVIEW

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March 18 – Back Porchervations – REVIEW

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Broken Bone China (A Tea Shop Mystery #20) Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway ((2) Print Copy – Broken Bone China (A Tea Shop Mystery) by Laura Childs (U.S. Only)

12 Mar

Broken Bone China

(A Tea Shop Mystery) by Laura Childs

About the Book

Broken Bone China (A Tea Shop Mystery)

Cozy Mystery

20th in Series

Berkley (March 5, 2019)

Hardcover: 336 pages

ISBN-10: 0451489632

ISBN-13: 978-0451489630

Digital ASIN: B07DMZPLWY

Theodosia Browning serves tea and solves crimes in Charleston, a city steeped in tradition and treachery in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs.

It is Sunday afternoon, and Theodosia and Drayton are catering a formal tea at a hot-air balloon rally. The view aloft is not only stunning, they are also surrounded by a dozen other colorful hot-air balloons. But as the sky turns gray and the clouds start to boil up, a strange object zooms out of nowhere. It is a drone, and it appears to be buzzing around the balloons, checking them out.

As Theodosia and Drayton watch, the drone, hovering like some angry, mechanized insect, deliberately crashes into the balloon next to them. An enormous, fiery explosion erupts, and everyone watches in horror as the balloon plummets to the earth, killing all three of its passengers.

Sirens scream, first responders arrive, and Theodosia is interviewed by the police. During the interview she learns that one of the downed occupants was Don Kingsley, the CEO of a local software company, SyncSoft. Not only do the police suspect Kingsley as the primary target, they learn that he possessed a rare Revolutionary War Union Jack flag that several people were rabidly bidding on.

Intrigued, Theodosia begins her own investigation. Was it the CEO’s soon-to-be ex-wife, who is restoring an enormous mansion at no expense? The CEO’s personal assistant, who

also functioned as curator of his prized collection of Americana? Two rival antiques’ dealers known for dirty dealing? Or was the killer the fiancée of one of Theodosia’s dear friends, who turns out to be an employee—and whistle-blower—at SyncSoft?

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Christie’s Review

5 STARS

Great, enjoyable mystery by Laura Childs!

The action begins from the first page of the book. Theodosia and Drayton are taking a ride in a hot-air balloon while catering the formal tea for the event. Theodosia is enjoying it a lot more than Drayton, but the fun soon turns deadly when a drone narrowly misses them, hitting a balloon right next to them. This begins a murder mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end.

As usual, Theodosia begins her own little investigation into the murder of Don Kingsley, a CEO of a software company. The list of suspects is long, so her investigation won’t be easy. Childs gives her readers a tale full of secrets and intrigue. I really enjoyed the way she developed the story and her characters. She also writes in such a way that you are there in the story with the characters. That is evident in the very first pages of the book when the other balloon crashes to the ground. I could feel the same shock and horror as Theodosia and Drayton did. She has a way of completely hooking her readers.

I have to say that I love the setting, Charleston, SC, but it’s my hometown! Childs does a phenomenal job of showing others what a beautiful, special town Charleston is!!!! I highly recommend reading if you love a great mystery with great characters and a wonderful, beautiful setting.



About the Author

Laura Childs is the New York Times bestselling author of the Tea Shop Mysteries, Scrapbook Mysteries, and Cackleberry Club Mysteries. In her previous life she was CEO/Creative Director of her own marketing firm and authored several screenplays. She is married to a professor of Chinese art history, loves to travel, rides horses, enjoys fundraising for various non-profits, and has two Chinese Shar-Pei dogs.

Laura specializes in cozy mysteries that have the pace of a thriller (a thrillzy!) Her three series are:

The Tea Shop Mysteries – set in the historic district of Charleston and featuring Theodosia Browning, owner of the Indigo Tea Shop. Theodosia is a savvy entrepreneur, and pet mom to service dog Earl Grey. She’s also an intelligent, focused amateur sleuth who doesn’t rely on coincidences or inept police work to solve crimes. This charming series is highly atmospheric and rife with the history and mystery that is Charleston.

The Scrapbooking Mysteries – a slightly edgier series that take place in New Orleans. The main character, Carmela, owns Memory Mine scrapbooking shop in the French Quarter and is forever getting into trouble with her friend, Ava, who owns the Juju Voodoo shop. New Orleans’ spooky above-ground cemeteries, jazz clubs, bayous, and Mardi Gras madness make their presence known here!

The Cackleberry Club Mysteries – set in Kindred, a fictional town in the Midwest. In a rehabbed Spur station, Suzanne, Toni, and Petra, three semi-desperate, forty-plus women have launched the Cackleberry Club. Eggs are the morning specialty here and this cozy cafe even offers a book nook and yarn shop. Business is good but murder could lead to the cafe’s undoing! This series offers recipes, knitting, cake decorating, and a dash of spirituality.

Laura’s Links:

Website – http://www.laurachilds.com/

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/laura.childs.31

 

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March 9 – Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews – REVIEW

March 9 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

March 10 – Cozy Up With Kathy – REVIEW

March 10 – StoreyBook Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

March 11 – Mystery Thrillers and Romantic Suspense Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

March 11 – A Chick Who Reads – REVIEW

March 12 – Nadaness In Motion – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

March 12 – I’m Into Books – SPOTLIGHT

March 13 – The Book Diva’s Reads – SPOTLIGHT

March 13 – Valerie’s Musings – REVIEW

March 14 – The Book’s the Thing – REVIEW, GUEST POST

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March 15 – Community Bookstop – REVIEW

March 15 – View from the Birdhouse – SPOTLIGHT

March 16 – Here’s How It Happened – REVIEW

March 16 – Brooke Blogs – GUEST POST

March 17 – A Blue Million Books – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

March 17 – Laura’s Interests – REVIEW

March 18 – Melina’s Book Blog – REVIEW

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