November Coming Attractions: Turkey Edition

Oct 28, 2017 | 2017 Articles, Coming Attractions!, Mysteryrat's Maze, Sunny Frazier

by Sunny Frazier

Details at the end of this post on how to win an EBOOK copy of a book from a past Coming Attractions-A Highland Peril by Amy Reade. There are also links you can use to purchase any of these books.

No Turkeys in this selection! Five new series and favorite authors to savor!

bookDebut novel of the Mystery Bookshop series by V.M. Burns (she also does the Pickled and Preserved series). The Plot Is Murder is set in North Harbor on the shores of Lake Michigan. Samantha Washington is ready to open her mystery bookstore in the quaint town of Keepsake Cove. She decides to makes a visit to her aunt. They’re beginning to reconnect when Callie discovers her aunt’s body on the floor of her music box shop. She can’t accept her aunt’s death, deemed as accidental. But why was her aunt there in the middle of the night? Are clues from her late aunt’s favorite music box urging Callie on–or are they warnings? Reading Group Guide included.

bookVictoria Thompson, who also writes the Gaslight series and was an Edgar nominee, now brings us the Counterfeit Lady mysteries. Elizabeth Miles is on the run and assumes different roles. Living on the edge of society, she uses her guile to relieve “respectable” men of their ill-gotten gains. But entrepreneur lost a lot of money and is not going to let a woman outwit him. Elizabeth seizes the moment to blend in with a group of women who have an agenda of their own. She didn’t expect to like these privileged women, but she soon comes to respect their intentions. It seems the wealthy matriarch and leader of the group has a son, an honest man in the quaint town of Keepsake Cove’s dishonest world. Elizabeth must draw on her wits and every last ounce of courage she possesses to keep her new life from being cut short by this vicious shadow in The City of Lies.

bookDaryl Wood Gerber, AKA Avery Aames, Agatha winner and author of the Cookbook Nook series, brings us her first French Bistro series with Deadly Éclair. Stuck with her late husband’s debt, Mimi Rousseau goes home to Nouvelle Vie in Napa Valley. Her best friend introduces her to an entrepreneur who invests in promising prospects. Now Mimi is throwing the inn’s first wedding. A talk show host and uncle, the investor, has picked the inn as her perfect venue. The father of the bride gets drunk and rowdy at the pre-wedding dinner, but by the evening, things seem to look better. That is until 6 a.m. when the entrepreneur is found dead with an éclair stuffed in his mouth. In his will he eliminated Mimi’s loan—which makes her the #1 suspect. Now she has to clear her name and get to the bottom of things before the killer turns up the heat again. INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES

bookShannon Hammer, California’s premier contractor, is prepping for the annual Victorian Home and Garden Tour in Lighthouse Cove. Shannon is in high demand among rival homeowners. Anything goes in this coveted competition, who will do anything to win Best in Show. One-upmanship and even espionage breaks out among neighbors, construction crews, decorators, and landscapers. The town’s corrupt building inspector is found dead on one of Shannon’s job sites. Soon plenty of suspects are coming out of the woodwork. When another body is discovered, Shannon calls on friends and a thriller writer to help her nail down the details and build a case against the killer before the door shuts on someone else—for good. It’s the Eaves of Destruction in Kate Carlisle’s fifth Fixer-Upper mystery.

bookIt’s A Late Frost in the sleepy town of Granford, Massachusetts, and that keeps everyone home. A new woman moves to town, and she’s a dynamo. She’s made friends fast, throws herself into community activities, and now has convinced the board members into holding WinterFare. Apple orchard owner Meg Chapin sees an opportunity to sell her apples. But when the woman gets sick and dies after the event is over, all the fare at the Fare is tested. It’s not food poisoning. Something sinister is at the core. This is the eleventh in Sheila Connolly’s Orchard series.

To enter to win an EBOOK copy of a book from a past Coming Attractions-A Highland Peril by Amy Reade simply email KRL at krlcontests@gmail[dot]com by replacing the [dot] with a period, and with the subject line “turkey,” or comment on this article. A winner will be chosen November 4, 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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Sunny Frazier worked with an undercover narcotics team in Fresno County for 17 years before turning her energies to writing the Christy Bristol Astrology Mysteries. Based in the San Joaquin Valley of California, the novels are inspired by real cases and 35 years of casting horoscopes.

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  1. Would love to read A Highland Peril; I’m not familiar with Amy Reade’s work. Thanks for the opportunity to win the book.

  2. Would love to read A Highland Peril; I’m not familiar with Amy Reade’s work. Thanks for the opportunity to win the book.
    kckendler at gmail dot com

  3. Wow all these books sound fabulous… and so does the ebook. Thank you for any chance.

  4. Hey Sunny,
    I had never read your bio bulb before (alliteration warning), lol. I am definitely going to pick up your books. Your former police work was so dangerous, sad, frustrating, violent…and rewarding, I hope. I can imagine that fictionalizing actual events must be very cathartic for you. As a person living with PTSD, I can sympathize with how working in such a dangerous environment can affect a person. Anyway, I’m looking forward to reading all your books, have a lovely Thanksgiving!

  5. *blurb* (curtsies and shuffles offstage)

  6. Would like to read “A Highland Peril”. Thanks for the chance.

  7. I’d like to read a highland peril, I’m new and it sounds fantastic thank you

  8. We have a winner!


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