Monday, March 26, 2018

Natural Thorn Killer by Kate Dyer-Seeley | Blog Tour with Guest Post and Giveaway

I'm just tickled rose, I mean pink, to kick off the tour of Natural Thorn Killer, the first book in Kate Dyer-Seeley's newest series. It's a Five Kitty read!

I'm so excited to introduce the Rose City Mysteries because of how much I enjoy Kate's other series — the Pacific Northwest Mysteries and, by her alter ego Ellie Alexander, the Bakeshop Mysteries and the Sloan Krause Mysteries. I can't wait to read Rose City #2, Violet Tendencies, to be published in November 2018. 

Natural Thorn Killer by Kate Dyer-Seeley
Series: A Rose City Mystery, #1
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Publication Date: March 27, 2018
Publisher: Kensington
Mass-Market Paperback: 304 pages
ISBN-10: 1496705130
ISBN-13: 978-1496705136
e-Book File Size: 690 KB

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Uneasy Prey by Annette Dashofy | Blog Tour with Guest Post and Giveaway

I'm thrilled to present the latest Zoe Chambers Mystery by Annette Dashofy. Uneasy Prey is wonderful — Five Kitties! 

Uneasy Prey by Annette Dashofy
Series: A Zoe Chambers Mystery, #6
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Publication Date: March 27, 2018
Publisher: Henery Press
Hardcover: 284 pages

ISBN-10: 1635113237
ISBN-13: 978-1635113235
Paperback: 286 pages
ISBN-10: 1635113202
ISBN-13: 978-1635113204
e-Book File Size:585 KB
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Playing with Bonbon Fire by Dorothy St James | Blog Tour with Excerpt, Guest Post, & Giveaway

The Blurb

Chocoholic Charity Penn must smoke out the killer to stop her newly inherited beachside chocolate shop from going up in flames in Dorothy St. James’ decadent follow-up to Asking for Truffle.

Chocolate shop owner Charity Penn is finally settling into life in the quirky South Carolina seaside town of Camellia Beach cooking up chocolate treats. She’s even helped organize the town’s lively beach music festival which has brought rollicking crowds eager to dance the Carolina shag. That is, until one of the band’s lead singers is found dead beside a beach bonfire.

While also trying to balance the amorous attention of music star Bixby Lewis, in town for the festival, and her quest to perfect a new hot flavored bonbon, Charity dives into the investigation. Though it’s more spice than sugar when she discovers a threatening note, comes across decades of age-old secrets, and Bixby comes into the line of fire when a gas grill explodes on the deck of a beachfront house.

Now Charity must turn up the heat and catch the killer before her chance melts away in Playing With Bonbon Fire, the delightful second Southern Chocolate Shop mystery served up just right for fans of JoAnna Carl and Joanne Fluke.

Playing with Bonbon Fire by Dorothy St James
Series: Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery, #2
Genre: Cozy Mystery, Culinary Mystery
Publication Date: March 13, 2018
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books
Hardcover: 352 pages
ISBN-10: 1683314689
ISBN-13: 978-1683314684
e-Book File Size: 1911 KB
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Chicken Culprit by Vikki Walton | Book Blast with Excerpt and Giveaway

The Blurb

Check Out the First Book in the New Backyard Farming Mystery Series.

Finally healing after her heart-breaking divorce, Anne Freemont is ready to put the painful past behind her.

Discovering an old Victorian for sale in the small mountain town of Carolan Springs may be just what she needs. The beauty of Colorado beckons, so Anne heads west to start her new life.

Yet, before Anne's completely settled in, her neighbor is found dead in his compost pile. What’s worse is that Anne’s quirky young neighbor, Kandi Jenkins, could be the killer. When Kandi begs for her help, Anne feels she has no choice but to help the young woman.

However, she finds herself quickly at odds with the local sheriff. And while she uncovers more of the community's secrets, she's also exploring her awakening feelings for Sam Powers, the town's deputy coroner.

Once Anne starts looking at who could be the real killer, the suspect list keeps getting longer and longer. It seems that Carolan Springs is a place of many secrets. But who would want to murder Ralph and who’s willing to kill again to keep their secret?

Chicken Culprit by Vikki Walton 
Series: A Backyard Farming Mystery, #1
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Release Date: February 12, 2018
Publisher: Morewellson, LTD
Paperback: 272 pages
ISBN-10: 0999440209
ISBN-13: 978-0999440209
eBook File Size: 398 KB
ASIN: B079SS1C4S  
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