Category: Blog Tour

Blog Tour: Not Me! by Charlotte Stuart

Blog Tour: Not Me! by Charlotte Stuart

Not Me: Speluncaphobia, Secrets and Hidden Treasure by Charlotte Stuart Series: Macavity and Me Mystery on July 28th, 2022 Genres: Cozy Mystery Pages: 248 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Aztec gold artifacts from the 16th Century, a fake treasure map, and cryptic clues leading to a cave in the Canadian wilderness— • Feuding family members • A suspicious death and surfeit of suspects • A sailboat trip up the Inside Passage and . . . a stowaway cat Two cousins get together to investigate the death of a favorite uncle and to honor his legacy by fulfilling his dream to recover Aztec gold. They are thwarted in their efforts by greedy family members, a jumble of challenging clues, a prank from the grave, and unscrupulous treasure seekers. What begins with a letter from the deceased leads to a wilderness adventure and ends with revealed secrets and a confession. Cozy Mystery 3rd in Series Setting – Seattle (where the protagonist lives), Vancouver BC, and a trip up the Inside Passage Taylor and Seale Publishing (July 29, 2022) Paperback ‏ : ‎ 242 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1940224225 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1940224220 Greetings you guys! Welcome to our stop on the […]

Posted January 31, 2023
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Blog Tour: A Long Way from Clare by Robert W. Smith

Blog Tour: A Long Way from Clare by Robert W. Smith

A Long Way fromClare by Robert W. Smith on January 12th, 2023 Genres: Historical Fiction, Mystery Buy on Amazon Goodreads Conor Dolan, a young Irishman, travels to Chicago in 1903 to visit his older brother but finds only a mystery. His journey sparks a quest to peel away secrets and rediscover a dead sibling he idolized but never really knew as he strives to learn the true meaning of brotherhood. His search reveals an Irish Republican plot to assassinate a visiting British royal. In the process, he is drawn into an alliance with two women: a mesmerizing Jewish widow and a struggling young Irishwoman. Each teaches Conor existential truths of life and love in her own way. But the brother he finds may not be the brother he remembers. A Long Way from Clare is a story of Chicago’s early twentieth century immigrants and one man’s struggle with both bigotry and injustice in an unforgiving city where no good deed goes unpunished. Will Conor find the answers he desperately craves? Or will this trip punch a one-way ticket? Romance, Kidnapping, and Murder… Will a young Irish lawyer unravel the secrets or die trying? Greetings you guys! Welcome to our stop […]

Posted January 27, 2023
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Murder, She Wrote: Death on the Emerald Isle by Jessica Fletcher, Terrie Farley Moran

Murder, She Wrote: Death on the Emerald Isle by Jessica Fletcher, Terrie Farley Moran

Murder, She Wrote: Death on the Emerald Isle by Jessica Fletcher, Terrie Farley Moran Series: Murder, She Wrote #56 Published by Berkley Books on January 3rd, 2023 Genres: Mystery Pages: 304 Format: ARC Source: Great Escapes Tours Buy on Amazon Goodreads A trip to Northern Ireland becomes unexpectedly grim for Jessica Fletcher in this new entry in the USA Today bestselling Murder, She Wrote series. Jessica Fletcher is quick to accept an invitation to replace a speaker who couldn’t attend a Book Festival in Belfast, Ireland. When her Cabot Cove neighbor Maeve O’Bannon hears about the trip, she asks Jessica to deliver some paintings to her family in the village of Bushmills. Happy to extend her travels and see more of the Irish countryside, Jessica agrees. The festival goes off without a hitch, and it seems like Jessica is in for a relaxing vacation. But then Maeve’s cousin Michael is discovered dead under suspicious circumstances. Jessica finds herself once again in the midst of a murder investigation, and she’ll have to dig into the O’Bannon family’s secrets to unmask the killer. Greetings you guys! Welcome to our stop on the blog tour for the 56th instalment of the Murder She Wrote series. […]

Posted January 21, 2023
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Blog Tour: Copper Waters by Marlene M. Bell

Blog Tour: Copper Waters by Marlene M. Bell

Copper Waters by Marlene M Bell Series: Annalisse #4 on December 7th, 2022 Genres: Mystery Pages: 281 Goodreads A rural New Zealand vacation turns poisonous. Antiquities expert Annalisse Drury and tycoon Alec Zavos are at an impasse in their relationship when Alec refuses to clear up a paternity issue with an ex-lover. Frustrated with his avoidance when their future is at stake, Annalisse accepts an invitation from an acquaintance to fly to New Zealand—hoping to escape the recent turbulence in her life. But even Annalisse’s cottage idyll on the family sheep farm isn’t immune to intrigue. Alec sends a mutual friend and detective, Bill Drake, to follow her, and a local resident who accompanies them from the Christchurch airport dies mysteriously soon after. A second violent death finds Annalisse and Bill at odds with the official investigations. The local police want to close both cases as quickly as possible—without unearthing the town’s dirty secrets. As she and Bill pursue their own leads at serious cost, the dual mysteries force Annalisse to question everything she thought she knew about family ties, politics, and the art of small-town betrayal. Greetings you guys! Welcome to our stop on the Blog Tour for Copper Waters. This […]

Posted January 14, 2023
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Blog Tour & Review: Death Checked Out by Leah Dobrinska

Blog Tour & Review: Death Checked Out by Leah Dobrinska

Death Checked Out by Leah Dobrinska Series: A Larkspur Library Mystery #1 Published by Level Best on December 6th, 2022 Genres: Mystery Pages: 315 Format: ARC Source: Great Escapes Tours Buy on Amazon Goodreads When in doubt, go to the library…and solve the murder mystery! Greta Plank, library director in the small, lakeside town of Larkspur, Wisconsin, prefers her rose-tinted glasses extra rosy, thank you very much. It’s how she copes with the hard stuff in life…like her sister’s death and her ex-boyfriend’s deception. But Greta’s cheery resolve takes a hit when she stumbles upon a dead body on her way home from work. What she assumes is a terrible accident Greta soon learns is something more sinister, and to make matters worse, a new-to-town detective cites her as not only his primary source for the case, but his top suspect. To clear her name and save her reputation, Greta decides to do some off-the-books clue cataloging of her own. After all, asking questions is what she does best. With the help of her fellow librarians and her lawyer mom, Greta flips through the pages of the murder, uncovering details about Larkspur’s real estate market and the deceased’s rare book […]

Posted December 15, 2022
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Blog Tour & Review: The Socialite’s Guide to Murder by S.K. Golden

Blog Tour & Review: The Socialite’s Guide to Murder by S.K. Golden

The Socialite’s Guide to Murder by S. K. Golden Series: Pinnacle Hotel Mystery #1 Published by Crooked Lane Publishers on October 11th, 2022 Genres: Mystery Pages: 320 Format: ARC Source: Great Escapes Tours Buy on Amazon Goodreads The hotel was her refuge, but scandal is afoot—and a killer stalks the halls in this charming series debut perfect for fans of Rhys Bowen and Ashley Weaver. It’s 1958 and Evelyn Elizabeth Grace Murphy has not left the Pinnacle Hotel in fourteen months. She suffers from agoraphobia, and what’s more, it’s her father’s hotel, and everything she needs is there. Evelyn’s always been good at finding things, she discovered her mother dead in a Manhattan alleyway fifteen years earlier. Now she’s finding trouble inside her sanctuary. At a party for artist Billie Bell, his newest work is stolen, and Evelyn’s fake boyfriend (and real best friend), movie star Henry Fox, is accused of the theft. But just as Evelyn sets out to prove Henry’s innocence, she finds Billie Bell dead. The murder weapon links the crime to the hotel’s chief of security. But why would he use a knife with his initials on the handle? With her beloved home in disarray, Evelyn […]

Posted December 10, 2022
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Blog Tour: Real Women of the Regency by Leah Gail

Blog Tour: Real Women of the Regency by Leah Gail

Real Women of the Regency: Romance, Affairs, Fashion, Authors to Actresses & Women Leaders by Leah Gail on October 12th, 2022 Genres: Non-Fiction Pages: 208 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Step into the incredible real-life stories of the women who defined the Regency. Real Women Of The Regency will spark your curiosity and provide valuable insights into the cultural, historical, and social changes that rocked the early 19th century. An exploration into the remarkable women who shaped the Regency period, this book offers readers a thoughtful glimpse into the authors, actresses, artists, and women leaders who made enormous waves in an era of radical upheaval and political change. The often-overlooked contributions of black women of the Regency, and the hidden world of lesbians. And not to miss the rules of romance to the scandalous affairs. Artfully written with engaging prose and insights into the real lives and legacies of great women. Here are just a few of the women you will find inside; * Elizabeth Lamb, one of the most influential of the political hostesses of the Regency. * Letitia Elizabeth Landon, one of the most prolific writers of the era. * Dido Elizabeth Belle, born into slavery and became a […]

Posted December 10, 2022
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Blog Tour, Review & Character Interview: Cowboys and Chaos by Elizabeth Pantley

Blog Tour, Review & Character Interview: Cowboys and Chaos by Elizabeth Pantley

Cowboys and Chaos by Elizabeth Pantley Series: Magical Mystery Book Club #3 Published by Better Beginnings Inc on November 30th, 2022 Genres: Cozy Mystery Pages: 268 Format: ARC Source: Author’s Copy, Great Escapes Tours Buy on Amazon Goodreads This is no ordinary book club! When the group chooses a book, they are whisked away from reality to find themselves totally immersed in the story. The characters, the setting, and the murder all come to life. In order to exit the book, they’ll need to solve the mystery and reach The End. This time, the club chooses a mystery that takes place in a quaint western town – in the old Wild West. That sounds like great fun, until they arrive in the dusty old town in the Arizona desert, among cowboys and saloons. They discover that the outhouse isn’t the worse thing about this trip. The good news is that Paige, Glo, Zell, Frank, and the other members of the club discover plenty of surprises here, and they have a great time visiting a piece of history. They’ll get to live through many exciting moments as they unravel this cozy mystery story. Greetings you guys! Welcome to our stop on […]

Posted December 5, 2022
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Blog Tour & Excerpt: The Great Tree by Able Barrett

Blog Tour & Excerpt: The Great Tree by Able Barrett

The Great Tree: A Christmas Fable by Able Barrett Published by BookBaby on April 22nd, 2022 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 34 Buy on Amazon Goodreads The Great Tree – A Christmas Fable takes place long ago, during more ancient times, just before Christmas. A young man and his dog was desperately searching for his long-lost brother, so that he could see their sick and dying mother one last time before she passed. The two brothers were separated at a very young age, when one was stolen away by the Prince of Darkness. The Great Tree, enormous in size, sat next to a castle on a mountain top and was the heart of the kingdom, ruled by the wicked Sorcerer. This kingdom was protected by the evil Charnelgoul and his band of wolves. A small town sat at the base of the mountain, shrouded in its shadow. This is the setting for a most exciting adventure that changed Christmas forever. Andrew and his older brother Nicholas were separated long ago. Andrew sets off on a quest to find Nicholas, against his mother’s wishes driven by her fears of what he will face on his quest. Andrew wants to tell Nicholas their mother […]

Posted December 1, 2022
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Release Day Blitz: The Red Slippers by Ruth A. Casie

Release Day Blitz: The Red Slippers by Ruth A. Casie

The Red Slippers by Ruth A. Casie Published by Timeless Scribes on November 30th, 2022 Genres: Historical Fiction, Romance Pages: 80 Buy on Amazon Goodreads It would take magic for Cosette to believe in her abilities. It would take Avery to conjure up the spell. Cosette Binet has dreams of being a ballerina. When she learns the Paris Opera Ballet needs additional dancers, she applies. While practicing for her audition, she dances into the arms of the handsome artistic director and dancer, Avery Dubois. The subsequent audition is magical. It is a dream come true. Avery Dubois is enchanted by Cosette and impressed with her talent. He offers her a well-deserved place in the corps de ballet. His keen eye sees a great dancer as well as a woman he could love. Cosette captivates the audiences as she has captivated Avery’s heart. She is chosen to dance more roles but is plagued with doubt. When she has difficulty dancing she is sure she is not good enough for the ballet or for Avery. But Avery believes her doubt is a self-fulling prophecy. While trying to help her, he comes upon a pair of worn red ballet slippers. He gives them […]

Posted November 30, 2022
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