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New Release Review! HANKS AND A HITMAN by Tracey Drew (Knitty Kitty Mysteries #3)

Wanted: Cat mum to manage a yarn store, corral two curious cats, all the while being tangled up in murderous mayhem and mystery. A smart woman would dump her cheating ex, move from the city, and give herself a chance for a well-deserved do-over. A smarter woman—smarter than me, anyway—wouldn’t jump out of that same frying pan and return to Cape Discovery, a seaside village where her family is the nuttiest of all the nut-ball residents. I’m a high school counsellor turned new owner of Unraveled, my granddad’s yarn store in town. More exciting than a delivery of rainbow colored…

New Release Review! PURLED & POISONED by Tracey Drew (Knitty Kitty Mysteries #2)

A smart woman would dump her cheating ex, move from the city, and give herself a chance for a well-deserved do-over. A smarter woman—smarter than me, anyway—wouldn’t jump out of that same frying pan and return to Cape Discovery, a seaside village where her family is the nuttiest of all the nut-ball residents. I’m a former high school counsellor, middle-child peacemaker, and curator of lots of squishy/fuzzy goodness at my granddad’s little yarn store. The Serial Knitters and Happy Hookers in the store’s Craft for Calmness group have been busy creating booties and baby blankets for a christening fit for…

New Release Review! KNITTED AND KNIFED by Tracey Drew (Knitty Kitty Mystery #1)

Wanted: Cat mum to manage a yarn store, corral two curious cats, all the while being tangled up in murderous mayhem and mystery. A smart woman would dump her cheating ex, move from the city, and give herself a chance for a well-deserved do-over. A smarter woman—smarter than me, anyway—wouldn’t jump out of that same frying pan and return to Cape Discovery, a seaside village where her family is the nuttiest of all the nut-ball residents. I’m a former high school counsellor, middle-child peacemaker, and current curator of lots of squishy/fuzzy goodness at my granddad’s little yarn store. Temporary assistant.…

Pre-Release Review! HEARTS & HAUNTS by Nyx Halliwell (Confessions of a Closet Medium #3)

Out tomorrow, January 27! When a rival wedding planner is murdered with one of Ava’s bridal shoes at the Hearts Forever Fair, she’ll need everyone’s help—including an angry ghost with a tragic past—to help her prove her innocence and bring the culprit to justice. The Hearts Forever Bridal Fair is the biggest wedding event in Georgia, making it the perfect time to unveil my new gown designs. It’s also my chance to take Aunt Willa’s business to the next level. The hotel hosting it may be haunted, but not even the spirits who require my assistance will keep me from…

New Release! SALKEHATCHIE SECRET by C. Hope Clark (Carolina Slade Mysteries #5)

A dead federal agent and Lowcountry secrets stir up a hornet’s nest. . .A Carolina Slade and Callie Morgan crossover!(A stand-alone mystery) Carolina Slade’s long awaited engagement is put on hold as Senior Special Agent Wayne Largo leads the manhunt for his missing partner—a naïve fresh recruit, who may have jumped the gun on an investigation from Slade’s case load. When the agent is found dead next door to the jurisdiction of friend and Edisto Beach Police Chief Callie Morgan, Slade calls in a favor to add support for Wayne’s investigation. Soon the two women are hip-deep in the secrets,…

New Release Review! OF SPIRITS AND SUPERSTITION by Nyx Halliwell (Sister Witches of Raven Falls #4)

I see dead people…but I’m in big trouble when I become a ghost myself. I’m Winter Whitethorne, psychic medium, and I find it easier to get along with the dead than the living. I’ve perfected invisibility spells so I can ‘ghost’ humans I don’t particularly like. Haunted by spirits who refuse to cross over, I struggle to act “normal” and not give into the bad luck that clings to me as deftly as my ghostly hitchhikers. When my boyfriend, Ronan, is attacked three days before Yule, leaving him in a magickal coma, I accidentally discover my destiny is far bigger…

New Release and Giveaway! CHUTES AND LADDER by Marc Jedel (Silicon Valley Mystery #2)

Chutes and Ladder A Silicon Valley Mystery Book 2by Marc JedelGenre: Cozy Mystery When a camping trip uncovers a murder, this amateur sleuth is stuck putting out the fire… Marty Golden enjoys time with his nieces, but he wanted to spend the weekend with his new girlfriend — not chaperone a Girl Scout camping trip. Once he stumbles upon the corpse of a friend in the woods, the outdoors adventure becomes an open-air disaster. When the police label it an accidental death, the meticulous Marty vows to investigate the murder. After all, it’s poor manners to let your friend’s death…

New Release! DEATH OF A DEBTOR by Jenna Harte

Forced to move back home to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia after her father and brother end up in jail for running a Ponzi scheme, Sophie Parker does the best she can. While living with her curmudgeonly aunt, she works as a wench waitress at a pirate-themed restaurant and learns the ins and outs of discount shopping through a coupon group. Life goes from bad to worse when an innocent airplane ride with her former teenage crush, AJ, leads to her being picked up by the police. The plane’s indebted owner has been murdered, and he’s the man who…

Ophelia London, Author of CHALK LINES & LIPSTICK Talks About Kissing (with a giveaway!)

We’re celebrating the release of CHALK LINES AND LIPSTICK by Ophelia London! Check out the excerpt and giveaway below!   Let’s talk about kissing… My newest novel, Chalk Lines & Lipstick, is my first stab at a cozy mystery (pun obviously intended!) and is a bit of uncharted territory for this romance-writing chick. But after having ten romance novels published, I was ready for a new challenge. However, I couldn’t seem to keep my cozy characters from making out! The story is set in my hometown of Eureka, California. So we’re talking rain and fog and lots of dark and…

Release Day and Giveaway! CHALK LINES & LIPSTICK by Ophelia London (A Maren Colepepper Mystery)

We’re celebrating the release of CHALK LINES AND LIPSTICK by Ophelia London! Check out the excerpt and giveaway below! Title: CHALK LINES AND LIPSTICK  by Ophelia London Age group: Adult Genre: Cozy Mystery/Romantic Comedy Publisher: Gemma Halliday Scheduled to release: August 11, 2015 BLURB: Maren Colepepper thought she had it all: a career at a fashion magazine, a successful boyfriend, and a glamorous New York lifestyle. She thought wrong. When her glamorous life suddenly goes belly up, Maren finds herself forced to take the only job she can find at a small town newspaper in the tiny northern California hometown she…

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