Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Currently Reading...

I'm currently reading Mayan Mendacity by L.J.M. Owen. This book is the second in the Dr. Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth Mystery series.

Dr. Pimms is back! Eagerly awaiting the return of her boyfriend, she gets a devastating surprise. Not one to dwell in her sorrows Elizabeth decides to work on the archaeological remains brought to her. This time she has a Mayan mystery to uncover.


Monday, January 15, 2018

Deadly Fashion - Review

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DEADLY FASHION by Kate Parker
The Third Deadly Mystery

Olivia Denis is thrilled to meet her idol, Mimi Mareau while on assignment for the Daily Premier. While interviewing the French fashion designer about the upcoming opening of her London salon she finds a dead body in the basement. Although they deny knowing the man, all four women of Maison Mareau seem to know more than they are letting on. When the man turns out to be a Jewish German communist working to get Jews out of Nazi Germany, Olivia is called upon to discover who sold him out. While Olivia navigates the worlds of fashion and politics, war looms ever closer. Will she discover a French assassin behind the murder or is the killer closer to home? 

Kate Parker writes with such verisimilitude as I read I feel I exist in that world. Characters colored by snobbery, racism, and fear provide a terrifying parallel to the world today. Yet there are people from all walks of life who work together to make the world a better place, in the pages of this book, in history, and in the present.

DEADLY FASHION is an impeccably plotted mystery filled with, not only historical details, but the atmosphere and attitude of the people on the precipice of World War II.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Pre-Meditated Murder - Review & Giveaway

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PRE-MEDITATED MURDER by Tracy Weber
The Fifth Downward Dog Mystery

Kate Davidson, a former commitment-phobe, is finally ready to settle down and is thrilled when she thinks that Michael's fancy special evening out is a prelude to a marriage proposal. Unable to hide her disappointment when he didn't propose Michael admits the truth; he couldn't marry her as he was already married!!!! Michael says he only married Gabriella so that she could get a green card, but she won't grant him a divorce unless he pays her off-with money he doesn't have. When Michael decides to meet Gabriella in person, he's accompanied not only by Kate and Bella, but Renee, Sam, the twins, and the two puppies. What could go wrong with this support group by his side? A lot. Now Michael's suspected of Gabriella's murder, and although Kate was ready to kill him herself, she'll do her utmost to prove his innocence. 

PRE-MEDITATED MURDER is a compelling read. Expectations of love are challenged and explored in this multilayered mystery. Fundamental beliefs in people are put to the test and certainties become doubts. Will love survive?

This fifth Downward Dog mystery tackles difficult subjects of domestic abuse, immigration, and more. However, the book isn't weighed down by these weighty subjects, not does it become a pulpit. Rather it engulfs these topics into Kate's world, and they play important roles in the mystery itself.

Bella's charm, humor from new mom Renee, and a cast of characters from Michael's past combine to make a murder mystery that will forever change Kate and her future.


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Friday, January 12, 2018

Kappy King and the Puppy Kaper - An Interview


I'm happy to welcome Amy Lillard to the blog today. Amy writes the Amish Mystery series. Kappy King and the Puppy Kaper is the first book in the series.


Kathy: Your new series is set inside an Amish community. Why do you think outsiders are so interested in the Amish? And why set your series amongst them?

AL: Our world moves so fast these days. I feel most people appreciate the slower pace of the Amish world. It’s somehow comforting to know that someone out there has not let the world take them over and push them to an impossible speed. Most of us would like to slow down a bit, but we simply don’t know how. The Amish show us it can be done.


Kathy: Kappy King and the Puppy Kaper deals with the murder of an Amish dog breeder. Breeding can be quite controversial. How did you decide upon this topic for your mystery?

AL: Unfortunately, it can be a touchy subject which did play a factor in my deciding to use it. I have many Amish friends and one is a dog breeder. I have been to his home and his barn is nicer than a lot of houses. The dogs live in there with the horses that he breeds as well. It’s the furthest thing from a puppy mill that you could imagine. I wanted to show this side. Yes, there are some Amish puppy mills, there are also plenty that aren’t. Just like in the “English” world.


Kathy: Amish women are known for their baking. Is Kathryn “Kappy” King a baker as well as a seamstress? Are you?

AL: Kappy is a little bit of an odd duck. She bakes because she likes the food she’s cooking. But since she lives alone, it’s not like she has to bake for a big family. Me? I love to bake and cook. But I’m on a diet ninety percent of the time so I don’t bake as much as my heart wants to.


Kathy: What first drew you to cozy mysteries?

AL: I love the light-hearted suspense. There is too much drama and tragedy in the world. Cozies allow me to make an unfortunate situation and give it a lighter voice. I love the flippancy and silliness that can come with a cozy.


Kathy: Do you write in any other genres?

AL: I do. I also write Amish romance and contemporary romances as well. And I’ve been known to pen a historical romance from time to time.


Kathy: Tell us about your series.

AL: I would describe it as Amish Shirley and ex-Amish Laverne solving crimes in their fictional community of Blue Sky Pennsylvania, nestled in beautiful Kishacoquillas Valley. Though most would say it’s a light-hearted cozy mystery series where unlikely characters team up to solve crimes and keep their community safe.

Kappy is my first mystery series. I do have two other Amish series that are romances and a couple of mysteries that belong in a compilation series.


Kathy: Do you have a favorite character? If so, who and why?

AL: I love them all for very different reasons. But if I have to choose, then Edie. Edie doesn’t want to be a part of the Amish world, but she doesn’t fit in with the English. She wears garish clothes because she was never taught how to dress English. She’s a little bored being back in Blue Sky, but she has a big heart and knows that she has to remain there for her brother, Jimmy. Deep down I think she wants to return, but she doesn’t know how. Essentially she is trapped between both worlds, yet a part of neither.


Kathy: Did you have a specific inspiration for your series?

AL: The Valley itself was my inspiration. I went there last year and fell in love. The Valley is gorgeous, like a postcard. And interesting since there are three different types of Amish there—Renno, Nebraska, and Byler. Each drives a different color buggy! I can’t say I’ve ever been to an Amish community quite like the one in Kish Valley.


Kathy: What made you decide to publish your work?

AL: Wow! Good question. I don’t know. It was and always has been the end result of writing for me. Stories are great, but sharing them is the most fun of all.


Kathy: If you could have a dinner party and invite 4 authors, living or dead, in any genre, who would you invite?

AL: Stephen King, JK Rowling, Harper Lee, and William Shakespeare. That should be interesting. LOL


Kathy: What are you currently reading?

AL: I am currently reading First Star I see Tonight by Susan Elizabeth Phillips and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman. I usually have two books going at once—one on my Kindle and one from Audible. If I’m reading paper another one gets tossed in the mix. I can only do this if I’m reading two (or three) very different stories so I don’t get them confused.


Kathy: Will you share any of your hobbies or interests with us?

AL: I do a lot of what my mother calls ‘piddling.’ LOL She’s a great piddler too. I like to craft, scrapbook, work in my house, refinish furniture, and whatever else strikes my fancy. When I’m not piddling, my family loves to watch movies together and we are big Kansas City Chiefs fans.


Kathy: Name 4 items you always have in your fridge or pantry.

AL: Minced garlic, stewed tomatoes, coffee, and self-rising flour


Kathy: Do you have plans for future books either in your current series or a new series?

AL: Right now I’m working on book three in the Kappy King series. My Amish romance series set in my home state of Mississippi starts in February. (Yes, there are Amish in Mississippi). I have another book in that series to write, then who knows where I’ll go from there.


Kathy: What's your favorite thing about being an author?

AL: I’m one of those authors who believes that stories already exist and authors merely write them down. For me it’s fun to discover who these characters are and the stories they want me to share. It’s definitely an adventure, every day.

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Kappy King and the Puppy Kaper (An Amish Mystery) by Amy Lillard



Cozy Mystery 1st in Series Setting - Pennsylvania  
Zebra (December 26, 2017)  
An Imprint of Kensington Books Paperback: 352 pages 
Content to be unmarried and plain-spoken, Kathryn “Kappy” King is an odd-woman-out in the Amish community of Blue Sky, Pennsylvania. But she’s skilled at making the special kapps local women need to cover their hair. And she might be the only one who can unearth the danger hiding in this peaceful valley . . .
When Kappy's neighbor, Ruth Peachey, turns up dead in her yard, everyone in Blue Sky believes it’s a tragic accident. Until the Englisch police find the gentle dog breeder was deliberately struck down—and arrest her mentally-challenged son, Jimmy, for the crime . . .
Jimmy’s sister, Edie, returns to Blue Sky clear his name, yet no one will speak to a shunned former Amish woman, much less give her information. Determined to help, Kappy starts digging for the truth among her seemingly-innocent neighbors. But suddenly a series of suspicious “accidents” threatens Edie and the Peachey farm—property Edie is determined to protect for her brother’s future.
Now, as danger looms large in the small community, Kappy must bait a trap for a killer snapping hard at her heels. And Edie must decide whether to make a home once more in the town she thought she’d left behind . . .

 
Amy Lillard is the award-winning author of more than twenty novels, including the Wells Landing series, The Quilting Circle novels, the Sugarcreek Amish Mysteries and the Kappy King Mysteries. Born and raised in Mississippi, she now lives with her husband and son in Oklahoma. Please visit her online at www.AmyWritesRomance.com.
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Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Body in the Casket - Review

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THE BODY IN THE CASKET by Katherine Hall Page
The Twenty-Fourth Faith Fairchild Mystery

Faith Fairchild gets an offer she can't refuse, catering a weekend birthday party for the famous theatrical producer Max Dane with a state of the art kitchen and an unlimited budget. The surprise is not the theme, heaven and hell, which was the title of Dane's last Broadway show, but the fact that Max believes that one of the invited guests plans to kill him. Will Faith pull off this catered affair without anyone being murdered?

THE BODY IN THE CASKET is reminiscent of the manor house mysteries of the past. We have a palatial estate in an elite secluded area filled with suspects. Page builds intrigue and suspense as we learn about the various guests as they receive their invitations and as they arrive and interact with each other. As characters develop and motives build so does the oncoming storm which leads to the penultimate showdown.

A secondary story revolving around Pix's daughter moving back home and the new gentleman friend of Pix's mother flush out the book.

I enjoyed the entire concept of this novel; what murder mystery fan wouldn't want to be invited to an extravagant weekend party wherein the host believes he'll be killed? The theme of heaven and hell for the party is symbolic, not only of the play, but the characters themselves and the way Faith's menu incorporates that theme is just plain fun. THE BODY IN THE CASKET is an entertaining read featuring an engaging heroine and delicious recipes.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Currently Reading...

I'm currently reading DEADLY FASHION by Kate Parker. This book is the third in the Deadly series.

Olivia Denis is thrilled to meet her idol, Mimi Mareau while on assignment for the Daily Premier. While interviewing the French fashion designer about the upcoming opening of her London salon she finds a dead body in the basement. Although they deny knowing the man, all four women of Maison Mareau seem to know more than they are letting on. When the man turns out to be a Jewish German communist working to get Jews out of Nazi Germany, Olivia is called upon to discover who sold him out. While Olivia navigates the worlds of fashion and politics, war looms ever closer. Will she discover a French assassin behind the murder or is the killer closer to home?

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Unbridled Murder - An Interview & Giveaway

I'm pleased to welcome Leigh Hearon to Cozy Up With Kathy today. Leigh pens the Carson Stables Mystery series. Unbridled Murder, the third book in the series, was released December 26th.


Kathy: Many young girls dream about owning a horse. Did you? Did you ride when you were young?

LH: Absolutely! My first real horseback experience was at Camp Beaverbrook, a wonderful overnight camp in Lake Co., CA. Riding was strictly Western, and the instruction pretty much limited to “giddy-up and go.” This was before the days of helmets and other safety gear. We just climbed in the saddle and went along for the ride. It was tons of fun. As you can imagine, most of the horses seldom went beyond a trot.

As far as horse ownership, the official story is I begged and begged my parents to buy me a horse and when I turned 40, I gave up and acquired my own—a 20-something Tennessee Walker mare, blind in one eye, arthritic, and about to go to auction. Lady and I were together twelve years. Her ashes are scattered on our farm, and I still miss her.


Kathy: I was in my 30s when I bought Harley, an off track thoroughbred. We used to train Hunter/Jumper. Do you have any horses now? What style do you ride?

LH: My 14-hand Saddlebred mare, Jolie Jeune Femme, has been with me since she was a yearling. I’ve always ridden Western on both her and Rosie, a dignified Morgan, who was Jolie’s boon companion after Lady. In 2016, after Rosie passed on, I rescued my own off-track thoroughbred, Edward, who’s about Jolie’s age. Through his tat, I’ve been able to trace his history up until age five, but then it’s an unknown. Like you, we train hunter/jumper, which has been a real eye-opener for me, a gal who’s only known and ridden Western. Jolie and I have fallen completely in love with Edward, a very sensitive and gentle guy, which is comforting since he’s bigger and taller than both of us put together.


Kathy: Unbridled Murder deals with the subject of feedlots and horse slaughtering. How did you decide to write about this subject?

LH: Two very good friends of mine are deeply involved in the rescue of feedlot horses. I knew I wanted to write about the issue after visiting a feedlot myself (which is where Edward came from). Since the book is based on my own experiences, I thought the manuscript would essentially write itself. I didn’t anticipate how painful it was to recall certain scenarios, and the difficulty in describing them in terms that were honest but not too horrific.


Kathy: What first drew you to cozy mysteries?

LH: I actually didn’t know I’d written a cozy mystery until my Kensington editor informed me of the fact. All I knew was I wanted to write a mystery that mirrored my own community, which is a rural county on the Olympic Peninsula, filled with horse people, ranchers, aging hippies, preppers and rednecks, retired academicians, and many eccentrics. You get to know quite a few of these people in the first book, and most of them reappear throughout the series. Annie Carson’s not your typical detective who methodically solves a murder; she’s a single, independent horse trainer who reluctantly evolves into a very good amateur sleuth. Consequently, my mysteries include many of the quotidian aspects of Annie’s life, which revolves around horses. Non-horsey people often tell me they learned more about horses in my books than they ever thought they’d know. I’d like to think they mean that in a good way.


Kathy: Do you write in any other genres?

LH: I’ve just started a new book based on my experience as a private investigator for the past quarter-century. Like me, the protagonist is a female, but she’s had a far tougher life than I have. It primarily takes place in the Bay Area, where I spent my formative years. The prose is a lot edgier. I’m not sure exactly what genre this book will fall into. I guess I’ll let my agent, Paige Wheeler of Creative Media, tell me when I’ve finished the manuscript!


Kathy: Tell us about your series.

LH: Unbridled Murder is the third book in the Carson Stables Mystery series, which features amateur sleuth Annie Carson, a rancher and horse trainer who lives on the Olympic Peninsula. Annie’s real love is her herd of horses, but after she solves her first murder—that of an insufferably snobby hunter/jumper equestrian —murder keeps landing on her doorstep.


Kathy: Do you have a favorite character? If so, who and why?

LH: I like Annie a lot. People who know me think she’s my alter ego, but that’s really not the case. Annie’s a much better horsewoman and she likes single malt scotch, which I don’t. But I admire her resilience, tenacity, and fierce independence. I’ve also grown rather fond of her boyfriend, Marcus. My husband’s a bit jealous of him. If Marcus wasn’t a mere fictional character, he might have grounds for those feelings.


Kathy: Did you have a specific inspiration for your series?

LH: Not a specific person, no. But I’ve worked with many fine trainers over the years, and integrated the best parts of these women into my prototype for Annie Carson.


Kathy: What made you decide to publish your work?

LH: It wasn’t to become rich and famous. But I’d put a lot of effort into the first book, Reining In Murder, and I got a serendipitous leg up while working on a P.I. case that led me to Kensington Publishing. There is nothing quite so thrilling as seeing your words in print, or looking at your first book cover.


Kathy: If you could have a dinner party and invite 4 authors, living or dead, in any genre, who would you invite?

LH: Edgar Allan Poe, Dorothy Sayers, Mark Twain, and C.S. Lewis.


Kathy: What are you currently reading?

LH: I’ve just begun Beyond the Homestretch by Lynn Reardon, a marvelous book about Reardon’s experiences starting a nonprofit racehorse adoption ranch in Texas. And I’m slowly but surely making my way through David Fromkin’s A Peace to End All Peace. I’m a WWI nut, and will read any book that relates to the subject.


Kathy: Will you share any of your hobbies or interests with us?

LH: Classical music. I was raised on it and my husband was a founding member of the Philadelphia String Quartet. For 35 years, he held a summer-long chamber music concert series on our farm, and renovated the barn as the performance hall. It was heaven on earth.


Kathy: Name 4 items you always have in your fridge or pantry.

LH: Pellegrino, champagne, rich, runny cheese, and an apple. All four are essential parts of my food pyramid.


Kathy: Do you have plans for future books either in your current series or a new series?

LH: If readers want it, I’ll continue the Carson Stable series, but I am very much into my new series starring a roguish female P.I. as the protagonist. My new character has no pets. She doesn’t even have a spider fern to care for.


Kathy: What's your favorite thing about being an author?

LH: The rare opportunity just to write. When you’re working under contract, you must produce on time. Last year, I spent four solid months writing books 3 and 4 in the Carson Stable series. Nearly every one of those days, I would happily hole up in my writer’s cabin on the farm and spend my time making things up. What could possibly be more fun than that? I mean, except riding a horse?


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Monday, January 8, 2018

A Deadly Fashion Interview and Giveaway

I'm pleased to welcome Kate Parker back to Cozy Up With Kathy today. Kate writes the Deadly Mystery series. DEADLY FASHION is the third, and latest, book in the series.


Kathy: In DEADLY FASHION Olivia Denis enters the world of French fashion and haute couture. Are you interested in fashion, either in the past or today's trends?

KP: I love the fashions of the late thirties, especially as seen in Hollywood movies. The drape of the dresses and the hats - marvelous. I've always loved hats. It's a shame the only hats I see are ball caps on men.


Kathy: What is your favorite aspect of fashion in Olivia's world of pre-war London?

KP:The drape of the dresses. It was a bias cut that created that look. And the hats! I love cloches and fedoras. Everyone dressed their best, from the chimney sweeps to the king.


Kathy: Was there a specific inspiration for this story?

KP: Coco Chanel's life story influenced my portrait of Mimi Mareau, famous French designer. She made her own fortune, if you ignore the help of some lovers. She took up with a pro-German British duke. She designed for some Hollywood movies. I used this and then created Mimi, moved her to London and gave her a secret.


Kathy: Are you able to share any future plans for Olivia?

KP: Olivia's next adventure, following DEADLY FASHION closely in time, will be DEADLY DECEPTION. Olivia's strained relationship with her father will be sorely tested when she has to clear him of a murder charge. Worse, the corpse is a long dead friend, come back to life, only to be murdered.


Kathy: When it comes to writing I understand there are 2 general camps-plotters, who diligently plot their stories, and pansters, who fly by the seat of their pants. Are you a plotter, a panster, or do you fall somewhere in between?

KP: I'm a pantster. If I try to plot out my stories, then I know what happens and I no longer want to write it. The magic is gone. I'm partway into a story before I find out who did it. Since I like to rewrite more than I like to write a first draft, correcting for changes in the plot are no problem. This is not the most efficient way to write, but it works best for me.

On a side note, I'm also a pantster when it comes to cooking. I can't follow a recipe without experimenting. My family tells tales of terrible dinners.


Kathy: Authors are required to do a lot of their own marketing, especially for a new release. What's your favorite part of marketing your work? What do you dislike about marketing?

KP: My favorite part? Doing blogs and interviews. And I like to send out a rare newsletter with an attachment for a free short story or other giveaway or discount. My least favorite part? Speaking in front of a group. You can hear my knees knocking in the back row.


Kathy: Will you share any other upcoming books?

KP: The next one, out this spring, is one I've been working on for a couple of years. Called THE KILLING AT KILDAIRE HOUSE, it features a female sleuth who's a milliner in Edwardian London. There's my love of hats again, along with a love of the first automobiles. It's a mix of the stage version of MY FAIR LADYand the old children's book, MR. TOAD'S WILD RIDE.

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

A Stowed Away Interview & Giveaway


I'm pleased to welcome Barbara Ross to Cozy Up With Kathy today. Barbara writes the Maine Clambake Mystery series. STOWED AWAY, the sixth book in the series, was released December 26th.

Kathy: Julia Snowden and her family have an authentic Maine clambake business. What is the best part of a clambake?

BR: The best part of a clambake is that it usually involves a gathering of friends or relations, often for a holiday or special occasion, being together, outdoors, eating delicious food and enjoying the all-too-short summer.


Kathy: Do you have a favorite recipe for clams?

BR: I think it would be my husband’s recipe for clam dip. It will be in STEAMED OPEN, the next book in the series.


Kathy: In STOWED AWAY Julia gets invited to dinner on a billionaire’s decked-out yacht. Have you ever dreamed of owning such a yacht?

BR: Not once. I’m a great believer in the joke, “What is a yacht owner’s second happiest day?” “The day he buys his boat.” “What is his happiest day?” “The day he sells it.” However, I wouldn’t turn down in invitation for cocktails on a beautiful night, or even for a few days cruise.


Kathy: What first drew you to cozy mysteries?

BR: Nancy Drew, of course. I love the traditional mystery where a tragedy disrupts a fictional world, but all is set right and justice is served by the end. If only real life was like that.


Kathy: Do you write in any other genres?

BR: No. I write short stories, which may not center on solving a murder, but there’s always some sort of a crime involved.


Kathy: Tell us about your series.

BR: In the Maine Clambake Mysteries, Julia Snowden returns from her life in venture capital in Manhattan to save her family’s failing clambake business.


Kathy: Do you have a favorite character? If so, who and why?

BR: A character of someone else’s? Probably Alexander McCall Smith’s Mma Ramotswe and Ruth Rendell’s Reg Wexford. They are both moral and kind with a strong sense of justice.


Kathy: Did you have a specific inspiration for your series?

BR: Yes! My friend author Lea Wait told me about her daughter’s wedding at a clambake thrown on a private island off the coast of Maine.


Kathy: What made you decide to publish your work?

BR: I was offered a publishing deal! Actually, it is a big deal to turn your hobby into a business, and I thought long and hard about it. In the end, the pros outweighed the cons.


Kathy: If you could have a dinner party and invite 4 authors, living or dead, in any genre, who would you invite?

BR: Such a hard one. I think PD James, Ruth Rendell, Alice Munro and Louise Penny.


Kathy: What are you currently reading?

BR: ADVENTURES IN YARN FARMING: FOUR SEASONS ON A NEW ENGLAND FIBER FARM. I’m reading it for research for the holiday novella coming out in the collection YULE LOG MURDER at the end of this year.


Kathy: Will you share any of your hobbies or interests with us?

BR: Hmm. Having changed my former hobby, writing, into my job, I would say at this point my only hobby is scrapbooking.


Kathy: Name 4 items you always have in your fridge or pantry.

BR: Hmm, this is hard one. Peanut butter, jelly, butter, Triscuits.


Kathy: Do you have plans for future books either in your current series or a new series?

BR: Yes! There will be three more book and two new holiday novellas in the Maine Clambake Mystery series, plus a new series starting in 2019.


Kathy: What's your favorite thing about being an author?

BR: The writing process, of course, especially the revisions when know what the story is about. Also, I love that I can write anywhere. It allows my husband and me to travel and stay in many places, even while I write.


About STOWED AWAY:


It’s June in Busman’s Harbor, Maine, and Julia Snowden and her family are working hard to get their authentic Maine clambake business ready for summer. Preparations must be put on hold, however, when a mysterious yacht drops anchor in the harbor—and delivers an unexpected dose of murder . . .

When Julia’s old prep school rival Wyatt Jayne invites her to dinner on board her billionaire fiancĂ©’s decked-out yacht, Julia arrives to find a sumptuous table set for two—and the yachtsman dead in his chair. Suspicion quickly falls on Wyatt, and Julia’s quest to dredge up the truth leads her into the murky private world of a mega-rich recluse who may not have been all that he seemed . . .



Bio:

Barbara Ross is the author of six Maine Clambake Mysteries: Clammed Up, Boiled Over, Musseled Out, Fogged Inn, Iced Under, and Stowed Away. Her books have been nominated for multiple Agatha Awards for Best Contemporary Novel, and RT Books Reviewer’s Choice Awards, as well as the Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction. She blogs with a wonderful group of Maine mystery authors at Maine Crime Writers and with a group of writers of New England-based cozy mysteries at Wicked Cozy Authors. In the summer, Barbara writes on the big front porch of the former Seafarer Inn at the head of the harbor in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.


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