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Under The Parisian Sky by Alli Sinclair

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In the City of Light, one dancer must confront her fears about love and loss before she can step into a brighter future . . .

Lily Johannson has returned to Paris, the city that broke her heart and destroyed her ballet career, with two goals in mind: to overcome the grief surrounding her fiancé’s death, and to make amends with her estranged sister, Natalie, also a ballerina. But when Lily meets charming composer Yves Rousseau, he is convinced she has a third mission—as his muse . . .

Struggling to finish a score about an infamous Ballets Russes dancer from 1917, Yves believes Lily is meant to help him. Despite her resistance, she is swept once more into the exhilarating arms of the dance—and into Yves’ passionate embrace. But when her sister is cast as the infamous dancer and begins to imitate her tragic life, she soon goes missing. Now Lily and Yves must set out to find her—and along the way face their own demons, while also discovering that art, like love, should not be abandoned so easily . . .

Favorite Kind Of Heroes by Kari Lemor

The hero of my newest novel, RUNNING TARGET, book #2 in the Love on the Line series is one of my favorite kind. Filled with angst and guilt ridden. Poor Jack Holland, he’s on the run with a mob hit targeting him. It really was self-defense when he killed Angelo Cabrini, son of mob boss Victor Cabrini.  Victor doesn’t seem to care.

But the worst is that his covert affair with Callie Lansing, while she was helping the police try and get evidence on the mob family, resulted in a baby.  One Victor thinks is his grandson. So, not only did Jack break every rule in the FBI book by falling for and having an affair with an informant, but he left her to deal with the mob boss by herself and raise the child without a father. Guilt upon guilt upon guilt and tossed in with severe angst.  Stir it up with some danger and sprinkle in lots of action and a fair amount of sexual tension and you have a recipe for some great reading.

Here’s a list of some of my favorite angst filled and guilt ridden heroes from television. Continue reading “Favorite Kind Of Heroes by Kari Lemor”

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and the only things on Birds & Bees owner Amy Simms’s wish list are peace, quiet, and birding beside her beau. But in small town Ruby Lake, ‘tis the season to solve murders . . .Before Amy can get into the holiday spirit, she meets Franklin Finch—the cocky new owner of Christmas House Village, one of the most beloved attractions in town. Locals have been squawking over his decision to sack veteran staff members for cheaper help. And when Finch blows off a business deal with Amy, it confirms that he’s the biggest scrooge around. Still, she’s stunned the night his dead body is found swinging in the attic of a festive Victorian . . .

Clashing against Chief Kennedy once again, Amy sets off to prove that Finch was murdered. But while her investigation quickly reveals a gaggle of disgruntled ex-Christmas House Village employees and unusual clues, Amy must move with caution as she focuses in on the seedy killer . . .

Praise for J.R. Ripley’s Beignets, Brides and Bodies

“Appealing . . . A clever, amusing cozy.” —Publishers Weekly

“Ripley’s entertaining second series outing is a tasty option for foodie mystery fans.” —Library Journal

Dark Moon Coffee and Murder Go Round

Carol Perry is visiting today to take us on a ride on a merry go round, for her latest in the Witch City cozy mysteries, Murder Go Round. With all of that spinning, Carol has treated us to a caffeinated beverage with a bit of a kick.  

Murder Go Round is the fourth book in the Witch City Mystery series (Kensington Publishers.) In this one Lee Barrett agrees to attend a storage locker auction with her librarian Aunt Ibby—even though she suspects the forgotten rooms will yield more junk than treasure. But the two, with one lucky bid, uncover a trove of wonderful curiosities, including a stunning carousel horse with gentle eyes and fading paint After Lee leaves the fairground relic at a local repair shop for some cosmetic work, another of the dusty treasures, a Russian silver samovar, awakens Lee’s psychic abilities and shows her visions of murder.

With her detective boyfriend Pete Mondello, and with the aid of her wise ginger cat O’Ryan, Lee follows a trail of deception and death as intricate as the antique nested matryoshka dolls she found in the storage locker. Mystery Scene magazine says “Murder Go Round is entertaining fare, replete with compelling characters and a unique plot.”

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When friends drop by, Lee and Pete like to make a big ice cold pitcher full of Dark Moons. Readers of the Witch City Mystery series know how much Lee and Pete love their coffee and a Dark Moon is a heavily caffeine-laced version of that old New England favorite, Rum and Coke! The recipe will serve eight. Continue reading “Dark Moon Coffee and Murder Go Round”

Review of 30 Second Death

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Today I am featuring my review of 30 Second Death, a little bit about the author and a giveaway for her latest book 30 Second Death.  Good luck with the giveaway and Happy Reading.

30 Second Death

A Tobi Tobias Mystery, Book #2

Laura Bradford

5+ Stars
32943900Synopsis:

To help an old friend, Tobi Tobias gets a third-rate thespian a part in a commercial, and learns that in the advertising business, bad acting can lead to murder . . .

When Tobi Tobias opened her own advertising agency, Carter McDade was there for her every step of the way. A brilliant hairdresser, Carter has just landed his dream project: doing hair and makeup for a theatrical production of Rapunzel. But the dream turns into a nightmare when he runs into Fiona Renoir, a cruel, talentless starlet who won’t let Carter touch a hair on her head.

To get Fiona out…

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THEY ARE NOT HUMAN

 

They Are Not Human.

At a research station in Antarctica, five of the world’s top scientists have been brought together to solve one of the greatest mysteries in human history. Their subject, however, is anything but human . . .

They Are Not Natural.

Deep beneath the ice, the submerged ruins of a lost civilization hold the key to the strange mutations that each scientist has encountered across the globe: A misshapen skull in Russia. The grotesque carvings of a lost race in Peru. The mummified remains of a humanoid monstrosity in Egypt . . .

They Are Not Friendly. Continue reading “THEY ARE NOT HUMAN”

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Buckingham Pet Palace is known for treating dogs like royalty—until their chauffeur’s murder dethrones its good reputation!

As owner of an upscale doggy daycare and spa, animal-lover Sue Patrick pampers pooches for the most elite clients in Lewes, Delaware. Surely she can survive a weeklong visit from Lady Anthea Fitzwalter, her well-to-do business partner from England. But before Sue can serve her guest a spot of tea, she discovers more-than-a-spot of blood inside the company van—and all over the driver’s dead body . . .

Someone abandoned the van full of dogs at the Lewes ferry terminal and got away with murder, leaving Sue and Lady Anthea pawing for clues. With a fundraising gala approaching and Buckingham Pet Palace facing scandal, can two very different women work together to fetch the culprit from a list of dodgy suspects—or are they heading toward a proper disaster?

If the cover and synopsis wasn’t enough to hook you, keep reading for an excerpt from the book below! Though you’ll have to wait until November 11, 2017 for the book’s release, you can start falling in love with the characters right now.

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Interview With Laura Bradford

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I am so happy to be hosting a Question and Answer with Laura Bradford today. Laura is the author of many great series, writing as herself or as Elizabeth Lynn Casey.  Included in her series are A Southern Sewing Circle Mystery, An Amish Mystery, Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery, Jenkins and Burns Mystery and A Tobi Tobias Mystery.   30 Second Death is the second in the Tobi Tobias series and will be released July 11th,2017.  So sit back, relax and learn a little more about this fantastic author.  And be sure to pick up your copy of 30 Second Death as soon as it’s released (and try her other series as well).

What inspired you to write your first book?

My very first book? That was just about realizing a dream. I’d always wanted to be an author and when the time presented itself to reach for it, I did.

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Phantom Pearl by Monica McCabe

 

WHERE TO NEXT?

Recently I went on a hike at my town’s local greenway. I soaked up bright sunshine, admired the lush landscaping and a gently rolling stream that followed the trail. Then suddenly, I had an epiphany. Not the earth shattering, life changing kind. More like a realization, a cosmic connecting of the dots when it comes to being a writer.

It’s no secret that I love travel. I like going places. That fascination has infiltrated into my stories too, which brings us to that moment of truth on the trail. It occurred to me that books and real estate have a lot in common. Location, location, location. It’s also my mantra. I’m always on the prowl for a new place to explore – whether for vacation, movie time, or reading choices.

It also plays into being a writer. Some people start their story with characters. The WHO is important. They want to know everything about them – eye color, hair color, where they went to school. Not me. I start my story with the WHERE. Then I move into the WHAT. Until I get deep into location and plot, characters are just a vague impression. It’s taken me four books and a long nature hike to realize this is my process. Continue reading “Phantom Pearl by Monica McCabe”

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