November Coming Attractions: Books to Digest After Thanksgiving Edition

Oct 29, 2022 | 2022 Articles, Coming Attractions!, Mysteryrat's Maze, Sunny Frazier

by Sunny Frazier

Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win a copy of A Trip With Trouble by Diane Kelly and Peg and Rose Solve a Murder by Laurien Berenson, mentioned in a past Coming Attractions column.

Lauren Elliot is Steeped in Secrets in her new Crystals & CuriosiTEAS series. After a divorce, Shay Meyers is back in her hometown of Bray Harbor on California’s Monterey Peninsula. Shay is an empath and she’s inherited a tea and psychic shop full of Irish lore, Celtic symbols, and a dead body on the greenhouse roof. Gathering together a sleuth group consisting of her sister, a German Shepherd, a handsome pub owner, and a young woman with perceptive talents, can they find the killer—or is more trouble brewing?

Leighann Dobbs continues her Juniper Holiday Mysteries with Thanksgiving Dinner Death. Juniper is throwing a Thanksgiving feast for Crescent Cove people, including an annoying detective. Even the ghosts who haunt Holiday Mansion are excited. But festivities are ruined when someone ends up face-down in the pecan pie. Can Juniper find the killer before this becomes her last supper?

In Beverly Hills, freelance writer Jaine Austen is hired as a script doctor for a play based on a zombie TV show. The leading lady is beautiful but a diva who can’t act. She demands a smoothie every day at three o’clock. Jaine has another spoiled female in her life—her cat Prozac. When someone spikes the smoothie with a fatal shot of poison, Jaine must find the culprit before there’s an encore performance. Death by Smoothie is book nineteen in Laura Levine’s Jaine Austin series.

Thriller writer Tess Harrow and her daughter are turning the inherited family hardware store into a bookstore in the town of Winthrop, Oregon. But when bones are unearthed during renovations, the town believes her grandfather was a serial killer. Tess must call in her fellow horror writers to solve a thirty-year-old mystery. On Spine of Death is Tamara Berry’s second book in the By the Book series.

Best of the Rest
Karen MacInrney—The Lies that Bind: A Snug Harbor Mystery #2
Kathi Daley—Sleighs, Sleuths, and Siblings: A Zoe Donovan Mystery #35
Kathi Daley—Road to Christmas Holly/Harper: A Road Home Mystery Romance #1
Rhys Bowen—Peril in Paris: Her Royal Spyness #16
Lee Hollis—Murder on the Class Trip: A Maya and Sandra Mystery #3
Francine Matthews—Death on a Winter Stroll: A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery #7
Dale Mayer—Silenced in the Sunflower: A Lovely Lethal Gardens #19
Lily Harper Hart—Eat, Drink & Be Witchy: A Witch on the Rocks Cozy Mystery #3

To enter to win a copy of A Trip With Trouble & Peg and Rose Solve a Murder, simply email KRL at krlcontests@gmail[dot]com by replacing the [dot] with a period, and with the subject line “thanksgiving” or comment on this article. A winner will be chosen November 5, 2022. U.S. residents only, and you must be 18 or older to enter. If entering via email please include your mailing address in case you win. You can read our privacy statement here if you like.

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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. I am always thrilled to discover cozy authors and series that are new to me. I would love to win copies of A Trip With Trouble by Diane Kelly and Peg and Rose Solve a Murder by Laurien Berenson. I have read other books by Laurien Berenson and enjoyed them.

    • Lots of good reading coming for November! Would love to read “A Trip With Trouble” and “Peg and Rose Solve A Murder”. Thanks for the chance.

  2. All good stories that I want to read.
    thanks for the chance.

  3. So many good books. I want to read them all!

  4. Thanks for the opportunity, such a great selection!

  5. Looks like my TBR list just got longer! Thank you for sharing the mew books and for the opportunity to win others!

  6. We have a winner!


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