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Dawn Eastman

by Cynthia Chow


After an unsettling start at the Baxter Family Medicine office in Baxter, Michigan, Dr. Katie LeClair is feeling more assured that the small practice is the perfect place for her. While one partner in the practice recovers from a situation that nearly destroyed their office, Katie’s boyfriend Matt Gregor is doing locum tenens shifts and assisting as a temp doctor.

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A Pair of Winter Mystery Reads

IN THE January 27 ISSUE

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by Sandra Murphy



We have a pair of December mysteries for your winter reading-Unnatural Causes: A Dr. Katie LaClair series by Dawn Eastman, and Stowed Away: A Maine Clambake Mystery by Barbara Ross.

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by Cynthia Chow


Although she signed up for the Zombie Apocalypse Fun run, Clytemnestra “Clyde” Fortune is not having fun. Organized by her nephew Seth, the fun run will benefit the Ottawa County Animal Rescue League and coincides with Crystal Haven’s upcoming Founder’s Day celebration. Clyde returned to her Michigan hometown after finally leaving her job as a police officer in Ann Arbor, and she is learning to embrace both her and Crystal Haven’s psychic heritage. Gifted with an ability to locate lost items and sense forthcoming doom, Clyde has been forcefully nudged into obtaining a private investigator’s license by her aunt’s intention of forming a business together.

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More April Penguins

IN THE April 25 ISSUE

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by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murphy



We are ending this month with three more fun mysteries from Penguin-Shadow of a Spout by Amanda Cooper, The Readaholics and the Falcon Fiasco: A Book Club Mystery by Laura DiSilverio, and A Fright to the Death: A Family Fortune Mystery by Dawn Eastman. Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win a copy of all 3, plus a link to purchase them.

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by Cynthia Chow


This week we have a fun trio of brand new paranormal mysteries from Penguin-A Vision in Velvet: A Witchcraft Mystery by Juliet Blackwell, From Fear to Eternity by Michelle Rowen, and Be Careful What You Witch For by Dawn Eastman. Details at the end of this post on how to win copies of all 3, and a link to purchase them where a portion goes to support KRL.

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by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murphy


Scarlett Parker had a tiny meltdown and everybody made a big deal out of it. The man she’d been dating said he was separated from his wife and she believed him–until she walked into a party and found out it was his anniversary bash. Cake throwing ensued, someone got it on their cell phone and Scarlett went viral. Other girlfriends came out of the woodwork, but wouldn’t you know, people only remember the one who dug her hand into the expensive cake and threw handfuls at the happy couple.

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