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And Death Goes to… By Laura Bradford: Review/Giveaway

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Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win an EBOOK copy of And Death Goes to…, and a link to purchase it from Amazon, and an indie bookstore where a portion of the sale goes to help support KRL.

Laura Bradford first published the Tobi Tobias Mystery series in February 2017 with Death in Advertising. A well-received book focuses on a delightful young woman in St. Louis, Missouri, who has great plans to open her own advertising agency. Tobi Tobias struggles with few clients, so she has to work part-time at the pet store of a close friend which leads to her first murder investigation. In July 2017, Laura brought us another popular and exciting ADventure in 30 Second Death. The Tobias Ad Agency is working on a commercial spot, but a diva-like actress could derail the project that means so much to her business’s success. The actress’s death puts murder in front of the camera. In December 2017, book three was released…and that’s where I come in. A well-written story that included enough backstory and character connections that thrilled fans, and newbies, like me, can easily leap right in. And the award just may go to…book

And Death Goes to… earns 5/5 Golden Trophies…Murderously Fun!

“And the nominees for are…” Tobi Tobias is thrilled and not shy to admit she hopes to win the Golden Storyboard award from the St Louis Advertising Awards for the best overall ad campaign. But like many creative awards, the competition is tight. The other nominees are all from well-established firms, and that can be intimidated. But, when Deidre Ryan’s name is announced, disappointment clouds the event. But when the staircase collapses and the award winner plummets to her death, disappointment turns to shocking disbelief. Of course, sabotage points to murder, but a big mistake is revealed making everyone question who was meant to die. Greed? Jealousy? Revenge? All top motives. However, despite the fact the Ad community can be a “cutthroat” business, Tobi feels compelled to investigate, and Grandpa Stu? He looks to join in with the rest of the gang.

This third book in the Tobi Tobias Mystery is an exciting, steady-paced ADventure with well-developed and relatable characters. Laura has quite the talent of weaving together dramatic events with real-life reactions, romance, friendship, and humor making for a delightfully entertaining experience. In the background the ins and outs of advertising is explored along with the up and down dynamics between grandfather, granddaughter, and his date and nosy neighbor Martha Rapple. Fans agree making this a very popular series, and newbies, like me, needed not shy away since enough background and character connections is provided to keep you engaged. Don’t forget to check out other Laura Bradford work. A favorite of mine is the delicious three-book Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery, and the six-book Amish Mystery series is endearing and not to be missed. She brings the same creativity and enjoyment to these series that she has provided with Tobi and the gang.

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To enter to win an EBOOK copy of And Death Goes to…, simply email KRL at krlcontests@gmail[dot]com by replacing the [dot] with a period, and with the subject line “goes,” or comment on this article. A winner will be chosen January 27, 2018. U.S. residents only. If entering via email please include your mailing address, and if via comment please include your email address.

Check out other mystery articles, reviews, book giveaways & mystery short stories in our mystery section.

Use this link to purchase the book & a portion goes to help support KRL & indie bookstore Mysterious Galaxy:

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Kathleen Costa is a long-time resident of the Central Valley, and although born in Idaho, she considers herself a “California Girl.” Graduating from CSU-Sacramento, she is a 35+ year veteran teacher having taught in grades 1-8 in schools from Sacramento to Los Angeles to Stockton to Lodi. Currently Kathleen is enjoying her retirement revitalizing hobbies along with exploring writing, reading for pleasure, and spending 24/7 with her husband.

Disclosure: This post contains links to an affiliate program, for which we receive a few cents if you make purchases using those links. KRL also receives free copies of most of the books that it reviews, that are provided in exchange for an honest review of the book.

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1 Sandy GidenNo Gravatar January 20, 2018 at 11:28am

I like Laura’s books. Especially her Amish series.
sgiden at verizon(.)net

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2 Pam PriborskyNo Gravatar January 20, 2018 at 12:48pm

I have not read this series. Thanks for the chance!

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3 Kara Vaughan MarksNo Gravatar January 21, 2018 at 10:27am

I’d love to read this–ty for the giveaway.

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4 Jo Anne VincentiNo Gravatar January 21, 2018 at 12:01pm

thanks for the chance to win this ebook — jody.714@hotmail.com

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5 Amy FreedmanNo Gravatar
Twitter: @none
January 22, 2018 at 7:03am

I love anything by Laura Bradford!! Thank you for the chance to win

salvatoresmom71(at)yahoo(dot)com.

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6 Jill BroussardNo Gravatar January 22, 2018 at 9:52am

Great series! Thank you for the opportunity! minishoes(at)msn(dot)com

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7 Doward WilsonNo Gravatar January 22, 2018 at 10:38am

I loved the previous book in this series. Thanks for the giveaway.

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8 MarilynNo Gravatar
Twitter: @MarilynWatson18
January 23, 2018 at 2:22am

This sounds like a really good one. And of course I love ebooks as well as print…thank you for the review and chance.
Marilyn ewatvess@yahoo.com

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9 LynnNo Gravatar January 24, 2018 at 9:13am

looks interesting!

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10 Dianne CaseyNo Gravatar January 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

I really like Laura Bradford’s books. I haven’t read this series yet, would enjoy reading.
diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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11 Joanie HintonNo Gravatar January 24, 2018 at 1:26pm

I love this series, but have not got this one, yet. Would love to win it joanie13b@gmail.com

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12 Jeanie DannheimNo Gravatar
Twitter: @JeanieDannheim
January 25, 2018 at 4:48pm

I have really enjoyed this series so far, but haven’t been able to get this one yet. Tobi is a very likable young woman, and I can’t wait to see some good things come her way! Enjoy seeing Grandpa Stu is here to stay, too!

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13 Meg. GustafsonNo Gravatar
Twitter: @meg85242
January 25, 2018 at 5:46pm

I love reading Laura Bradford’s books! The Tobi Tobias series is one of my favorites. I enjoy the characters. Thank you for the opportunity to win a copy. meg85242 (@) gmail (dot) com

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14 LorieNo Gravatar
Twitter: @mysteryrat
January 29, 2018 at 12:34pm

We have a winner!

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