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Jane Reads: The Perfect Body by Frankie Bow | Blog Tour with Character Guest Post and Giveaway

Character Guest Post The baby gets a word in Let’s get the obvious issue out of the way first. I’m two months old, and I can’t speak yet. Preverbal, I believe is the technical term. I’ve tried verbalizing, but my parents only hear “baby babble,” a description I find more than a little condescending. Despite … Continue reading Jane Reads: The Perfect Body by Frankie Bow | Blog Tour with Character Guest Post and Giveaway

New academic mystery |(with giveaway and character interview!): The Spirit in Question by Cynthia Kuhn

Poster about contemporary works "on the Current Theatre," showing a conductor standing before an open theatre curtain.

English professor Lila Maclean knew drama would be involved when she agreed to consult on Stonedale University’s production of Puzzled: The Musical. But she didn’t expect to find herself cast into such chaos: the incomprehensible play is a disaster, the crumbling theater appears to be haunted, and, before long, murder takes center stage. The show … Continue reading New academic mystery |(with giveaway and character interview!): The Spirit in Question by Cynthia Kuhn

New campus cozy: A Very Merry Murder (A Professor Prather Mystery) by Mary Angela

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It’s December in Copper Bluff, and from hillside to hallowed hall, everyone is merry—or will be as soon as semester break arrives. Students are studying, professors are grading, and Emmeline Prather is anticipating the university-sponsored holiday concert. Friend and colleague Lenny Jenkins will be accompanying the visiting quartet, Jazz Underground, and Em can’t think of … Continue reading New campus cozy: A Very Merry Murder (A Professor Prather Mystery) by Mary Angela

A new Cora Crafts mystery with giveaway: Assault and Beadery by Mollie Cox Bryan

All of Cora Chevalier’s dreams are coming true. Since moving to Indigo Gap, North Carolina, the busy crafting maven has been blessed with a great boyfriend, a lovely home, and a booming craft retreat business. But on the eve of her first Crafty Mom’s Escape Weekend, tragedy strikes again in Indigo Gap. This time, it’s curtains … Continue reading A new Cora Crafts mystery with giveaway: Assault and Beadery by Mollie Cox Bryan

Glitter Bomb (A Scrapbooking Mystery) by Laura Childs with Terrie Farley Moran

Mardi Gras Mask

An exploding Mardi Gras float has got to be the strangest murder weapon scrappy sleuth Carmela Bertrand has ever encountered in this latest Scrapbooking Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author. It’s Mardi Gras in New Orleans and scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand is excited to be attending the Pluvius Parade along with her … Continue reading Glitter Bomb (A Scrapbooking Mystery) by Laura Childs with Terrie Farley Moran

Trimmed to Death: A New Bad Hair Day Mystery and guest post from Nancy J. Cohen.

Mix together a cocktail for murder, add a few salty suspects, toss in a dollop of sweet humor, and you have the recipe for Trimmed to Death, #15 in the Bad Hair Day cozy mystery series.