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Bossa Novas Bikinis and Bad Ends

by Karen Rose Smith,
Mary McHugh &
Barbara Ross


This week we have some more recipes from mystery novels, and this time we were looking for some great recipes for your Father’s Day dinner! We have one from Silence of the Lamps by Karen Rose Smith, and one from Bossa Novas, Bikinis, and Bad Ends by Mary McHugh, and finally one from Fogged Inn by Barbara Ross. We will also be giving away copies of Silence of the Lamps and Fogged Inn (we just gave away a copy of the other book last week.) Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win, and a link you can use to purchase the books.

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by Sandra Murphy
Cynthia Chow


This week we have reviews of some fun new mystery novels from Kensington and Minotaur authors–perfect to add to your summer reading list-Antiques Fate: A Trash ‘n’ Treasures Mystery by Barbara Allan, Bossa Novas, Bikinis, and Bad Ends: A Happy Hoofers Mystery by Mary McHugh, and An Old-Fashioned Murder: A Moonshine Mystery by Carol Miller. Details at the end of this post on how to win a copy of all 3, and a link to purchase them.

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