The Gold Pawn November 1936. Mayor La Guardia’s political future buckles under a missing person case in New York City. Simultaneously, Lane unravels devastating secrets in the outskirts of Detroit. As two crimes converge, judging friends from enemies can be a dangerous game . . . Finally summoning the courage to face the past, Lane … Continue reading Cover Reveal: The Gold Pawn by L.A. Chandlar
39 Winks Former pharmaceutical researcher Maggie O’Malley is losing sleep. Her boyfriend Constantine’s aunt is a multitasking sleepwalker who prepares meals, folds laundry and, one winter night, stumbles across her husband with his throat slit. It’s a rude and gruesome awakening that’s upsetting to Aunt Polly. And interesting to the police. Maggie and Constantine work … Continue reading Cover Reveal: 39 Winks by Kathleen Valenti
Cover Reveal - Dead as a Doornail by Tonya Kappes Beauty is skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone. And doesn’t our Sheriff Kenni Lowry know that? Well, she knows a lot of things. Lucy Lowell takes great pride in writing negative reviews in the local newspaper for anything that does not go … Continue reading Cover Reveal!
The Black Thumb When Professor Molly Barda witnesses a gruesome incident at the Pua Kala Gardening Club, she has no intention of playing amateur detective. But when she’s pulled into the murder investigation, she begins to uncover the tragic truth behind a century-old haunting. The Black Thumb is an exploration of love, gardening, death, house-hunting, mistaken identity, rebound relationships, … Continue reading Help me choose a cover for the next Molly Barda mystery, The Black Thumb.
Mahalo to my publisher, Five Star/Cengage, and to Ed and Deirdre at Encircle Graphic for a fabulous cover design! A book cover has to grab your attention, and in a fraction of a second, tell you what kind of reading experience you're in for. This cover clearly and colorfully signals a lighthearted murder mystery set in Hawaii. There's a skull, which portends a murder, but … Continue reading The Musubi Murder Cover Reveal!