Gone with the Twins By Kylie Logan: Review/Giveaway

Apr 1, 2017 | 2017 Articles, Mysteryrat's Maze, Sandra Murphy

by Sandra Murphy

Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win a copy of Gone with the Twins. We also have a link to order it from Amazon, and from an indie bookstore where a portion goes to help support KRL.

Bea Cartright owns Bea and Bees, on South Bass Island. It’s a nice, quiet retreat, at least when murder and mayhem aren’t on the schedule. There are other B&Bs on the island, of course, but when The Twins open Tara, complete with fake Spanish moss hanging from the trees, the over the top décor and atmosphere draw in visitors from all over. The Twins are a media sensation. Kidnapped as teenagers and the children of a movie star, gorgeous to boot, they can outdo the Kardashians in the publicity department.

It’s bad enough that bookings for the B&B are down. When Bea finds out someone started a rumor that her place has bedbugs, look out. To distract herself, she and the other Literary Ladies are discussing “Gone with the Wind.” Scarlett’s iron will is something Bea will need to weather this storm. book

The underlying reason for the rumor becomes clear when The Twins make an offer on Bea’s business. They seemed to think that once her bookings were down, she’d be forced to sell at a reduced price. They were wrong, not knowing who Bea really is.

Vivien, the local realtor, has a past with Chandra, one of the Ladies. Chandra was very happily married to Bill when Vivien decided she wanted Bill and got him. It’s been twenty years, but the wound is still fresh in Chandra’s mind. When Vivien’s body turns up, it’s the anniversary of Bill’s death too, making Chandra a viable suspect—even when Chandra’s most recent husband, Hank, is the police chief.

Chandra is usually outspoken to say the least. After Vivien’s death, Chandra’s a recluse, refusing to see her friends or to talk about what happened. Bea is determined to help her friend and for once, Hank is willing to let her.

This is number five in the League of Literary Ladies series. The women, who started out as adversaries, have formed an enviable friendship. Bea’s romance with Levi is something she both longs for and fights against. This time, she might have found a way to bypass the secrets that have kept them apart. Where it goes from here should be as interesting as the mystery.

Logan also writes the Button Box mysteries (four), the Chili Cook-off series (three), and an Ethnic Eats book (two).

To enter to win a copy of Gone with the Twins, simply email KRL at krlcontests@gmail[dot]com by replacing the [dot] with a period, and with the subject line “twins,” or comment on this article. A winner will be chosen April 8, 2017. U.S. residents only. If entering via email please include your mailing address, and if via comment please include your email address.

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Sandra Murphy lives in the shadow of the Arch, in the land of blues, booze and shoes—St Louis, Missouri. While writing magazine articles to support her mystery book habit, she secretly polishes mystery books of her own, hoping, someday, they will see the light of Barnes and Noble and a Kindle. You can find several of Sandra’s short stories at Untreed Reads including her newest, “Arthur,” included in the anthology titled, Flash and Bang, available now. Look for Denali, in the anthology Dogs and Dragons.

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.


  1. Who can resist a cover with a cat? Seriously, I have enjoyed the previous books in this series. Looking forward to this new one.

  2. Adore the cover – story sounds good!

  3. The twins and the rival inns all make this sound like another great mystery! Thanks for the chance to win!

  4. This is one of my fave series, and I love that Levi is still there 😀 Cool review, usually they’re just encapsulations, this had actual personality, good on ya, mate!

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  5. I really need to read this book! I’ve read the ones before and I can’t wait for this one!

  6. I haven’t read a book in this series yet, but I would like to! Thanks!

  7. Love this cover! Thanks for offering this! lindaherold999(at)gmail(dot)com

  8. I have just started reading this series and so far I really like it. I look forward to reading the rest of the series. utaker555@gmail.com

  9. Gone with the Twins sounds delightful. I look forward to reading this cozy mystery. Thank you for sharing!

  10. Thanks for the chance. Maceoindo(at)yahoo(dot)com

  11. Love this series.

  12. I love the cover I would love to win a print copy and will post reviews on goodreads and amazon. ptclayton2@aol.com

  13. Love the cover of this book! It makes me want to read it! Thanks for this giveaway! lindaherold999(at)gmail(dot)com

  14. I haven’t read anything in this series, but I do like Kylie Logan’s writing. This looks great.

  15. Thanks for the chance to win. I have not read this author before so I’m looking forward to be introduced to her. bmlewerenz@gmail.com

  16. Great cover! I haven’t read this series yet, but I really enjoyed the description of the book. Looking forward to starting the series.

  17. We have a winner!


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