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Allyson K. Abbott

by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murphy



This week we have reviews & giveaways of some fun July mysteries (with one June book thrown in) that all tie in to food and drink-Killer Green Tomatoes: A Farm-to-Fork Mystery by Lynn Cahoon, Italian Iced: An Ethnic Eats Mystery by Kylie Logan, Bought the Farm: A Farmer’s Daughter Mystery by Peg Cochran, and Last Call: Mack’s Bar Mystery by Allyson K. Abbott.

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by Sunny Frazier


Time for BBQs, sunscreen, and reading on the beach. Why not start a new series and take a mental vacation back in time and to foreign shores with these titles.

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by Sandra Murphy


As summer comes to a close we have another fun group of mysteries from Penguin and Kensington authors-Murder on the Horizon by M. L. Rowland, Better Homes and Corpses by Kathleen Bridge, In the Drink by Allyson K. Abbott, and Loom and Doom by Carol Ann Martin. Details on how to win copies of all 4 books, and a link to purchase them, at the end of this post.

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