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She had a closet to die for. A KILLER NECKLACE #amreading #mystery #cozy @melodiecampbell @stpierrecynthia

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A frumpy woman with a secret closet full of vintage couturier clothes is found dead.

Today’s REVOLVING BOOK is A KILLER NECKLACE by Melodie Campbell and Cynthia St-Pierre. BOOK 2 IN THE FASHIONATION WITH MYSTERY SERIES. 

GET IT UNTIL DEC. 15 FOR ONLY .99 CENTS! 

AMAZON: http://amzn.to/2g54MIF

SHMASHWORDS: http://www.imajinbooks.com/smashwords-ebook-sale/
When Weather Network star Gina Monroe arrives in Black Currant Bay for her wedding shower, all is bliss. But happiness turns to horror when Gina and close friend Becki find the hostess with her head bashed in.

Strange things come to light when Gina and Becki are asked to sort through the dead woman’s belongings. Just who was this woman? And why did frumpy Louisa have a closet full of vintage couturier clothes?

As the investigation continues, the danger increases. Arson reveals the hiding place of a fabulous sapphire necklace, which leads to more questions and ramps up the risk for Gina and Becki. A killer is determined to keep the identity of the dead woman a secret—even if it means killing again.

STELLAR REVIEWS:

“Page-turning pace, fascinating characters, sly wit, and a plot that will keep you guessing.” —Janet Bolin, Agatha-nominated author of Dire Threads

“Fast-paced suspense, charismatic characters, and dialogue to die for. Brisk plotting with a deadly twist at the end.” —Lou Allin, author of She Felt No Pain

“An old fashioned murder with modern sensibility; stylish characterization, and delicious plot; artistically woven.” —Rebekkah Adams, author of Front Porch Mannequins

ABOUT AUTHOR MELODIE CAMPBELL:

The Toronto Sun called her Canada’s “Queen of Comedy.” Library Journal compared her to Janet Evanovich.   Melodie Campbell has won the Derringer, the Arthur Ellis, and eight more awards for crime fiction. She has over 200 publications, including 40 short stories and 11 novels. In 2015, she made the Amazon Top 50 bestseller list, sandwiched between Tom Clancy and Nora Roberts.

Blog and website: www.melodiecampbell.com

Twitter: @melodiecampbell

Facebook: MelodieCampbellAuthor

ABOUT AUTHOR CYNTHIA ST-PIERRE

A member of Crime Writers of Canada, International Thriller Writers, and Short Mystery Fiction Society, Cynthia’s recipes and short stories appear in magazines and collections, including Harmoni, Feastie, Finding Vegan, Over My Dead Body!, Mystery Weekly and Flash Bang Mysteries. Awarded for fiction, she has also been a writing contest judge.

Blog:         vegetariandetective.blogspot.com

Website:    fashionationwithmystery.com

Twitter:      twitter.com/stpierrecynthia (@stpierrecynthia)

Google+:   google.com/+CynthiaStPierre

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A deep dark secret. A murder most foul. #amreading #mysteryseries #EmilyTaylorMystery

THE BRIDGEMANREVOLVING BOOK SPOTLIGHT: THE BRIDGEMAN: AN EMILY TAYLOR MYSTERY (BOOK 1) by Catherine Astolfo

EXCLUSIVELY AT AMAZON http://amzn.to/1XQCYvV
WATCH THE BOOK TRAILER: http://tinyurl.com/9ya7nu9

She’s the new school principal of a small town with deep dark secrets. And a murderer on the loose . . .

ABOUT THE BOOK:
Some secrets can come back to haunt you . . .
School principal Emily Taylor feels safe in the friendly little town of Burchill—until she finds a body in her school. The murder of caretaker Nathaniel Ryeburn brings back memories she’d rather forget and plunges Emily into a mystery that involves a secret diary, an illegal puppy mill and a murderer cleverly disguised as an ordinary citizen.

As fear rips through the traumatized town, Emily’s investigation inadvertently leads the police to her door, and to her husband Langford, who is hiding a secret of his own. It becomes clear to Emily that many of Burchill’s residents are merely wearing masks. And it’s time for those masks to be ripped away . . . and for a killer’s identity to be revealed.

BUY IT ONLINE:
$2.99 on Amazon Kindle http://tinyurl.com/7rjkpbl

STELLAR REVIEWS:
“You won’t catch your breath until the last page turns.”
—Lou Allin, author of She Felt No Pain
“A story rich in detail with unexpected twists and turns that keep you involved right through to the shocking end.”
—Meredith Henderson, actress, film producer, poet
“Love and depravity, rebirth and rot, veneer and the real wood underneath—Astolfo brings these opposing forces into play as she creates the complex community that is Burchill.”
—Garry Ryan, author of the Detective Lane Mysteries
“After reading The Bridgeman, you’ll want to go home, lock the doors, and hug your pet.”
-Anthony Bidulka, Author of the Russell Quant Mystery Series

ABOUT CATHERINE ASTOLFO:
Catherine is a past President of Crime Writers of Canada and a Derrick Murdoch Award winner (2012). She was a Zonta Club 2012 Nominee for Women of Achievement.
Writing is Catherine’s passion. She can recall inventing fantasy stories for her classmates in Grade Three. Her short stories and poems have been published in a number of literary Canadian presses. In 2005, she won a Brampton Arts Award. Her short stories won the Bloody Words Short Story Award (second and first) in 2009 and 2010. She won the prestigious Arthur Ellis Best Short Crime Story Award in 2012.

Catherine’s novel series, The Emily Taylor Mysteries, are published by Imajin Books and are optioned for film by Sisbro & Co. Inc. Visit Catherine at www.catherineastolfo.com.

CONNECT WITH CATHERINE ASTOLFO ONLINE:
www.catherineastolfo.com
www.katywords.blogspot.com
https://twitter.com/cathyastolfo
https://www.facebook.com/cathy.astolfo
https://plus.google.com/116263954589831804470
www.amazon.com/author/catherineastolfo

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Some secrets can come back to haunt you . . . #mystery #amreading

THE BRIDGEMANCONTINUING OUR SPECIAL WEEK ON THE EMILY TAYLOR MYSTERY SERIES: by CATHERINE ASTOLFO

She’s a school teacher sleuth!

TITLE: THE BRIDGEMAN, An Emily Taylor Mystery (Book 1)

GET IT EXCLUSIVELY AT AMAZON: http://amzn.to/1MzIThZ

SYNOPSIS:
Some secrets can come back to haunt you . . .

School principal Emily Taylor feels safe in the friendly little town of Burchill—until she finds a body in her school. The murder of caretaker Nathaniel Ryeburn brings back memories she’d rather forget and plunges Emily into a mystery that involves a secret diary, an illegal puppy mill and a murderer cleverly disguised as an ordinary citizen.

As fear rips through the traumatized town, Emily’s investigation inadvertently leads the police to her door, and to her husband Langford, who is hiding a secret of his own. It becomes clear to Emily that many of Burchill’s residents are merely wearing masks. And it’s time for those masks to be ripped away . . . and for a killer’s identity to be revealed.

BUY IT ONLINE:
$2.99 on Amazon Kindle http://tinyurl.com/7rjkpbl

WATCH THE BOOK TRAILER: http://tinyurl.com/9ya7nu9

REVIEWS:
“You won’t catch your breath until the last page turns.”
—Lou Allin, author of She Felt No Pain

“A story rich in detail with unexpected twists and turns that keep you involved right through to the shocking end.”
—Meredith Henderson, actress, film producer, poet

“Love and depravity, rebirth and rot, veneer and the real wood underneath—Astolfo brings these opposing forces into play as she creates the complex community that is Burchill.”
—Garry Ryan, author of the Detective Lane Mysteries

“After reading The Bridgeman, you’ll want to go home, lock the doors, and hug your pet.”
-Anthony Bidulka, Author of the Russell Quant Mystery Series

AUTHOR BIO:

Catherine is a past President of Crime Writers of Canada and a Derrick Murdoch Award winner (2012). She was a Zonta Club 2012 Nominee for Women of Achievement.
Writing is Catherine’s passion. She can recall inventing fantasy stories for her classmates in Grade Three. Her short stories and poems have been published in a number of literary Canadian presses. In 2005, she won a Brampton Arts Award. Her short stories won the Bloody Words Short Story Award (second and first) in 2009 and 2010. She won the prestigious Arthur Ellis Best Short Crime Story Award in 2012.

Catherine’s novel series, The Emily Taylor Mysteries, are published by Imajin Books and are optioned for film by Sisbro & Co. Inc. Visit Catherine at www.catherineastolfo.com.

CONNECT WITH CATHERINE ONLINE:
www.catherineastolfo.com
www.katywords.blogspot.com
https://twitter.com/cathyastolfo
https://www.facebook.com/cathy.astolfo
https://plus.google.com/116263954589831804470
www.amazon.com/author/catherineastolfo

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She’ll do whatever it takes to get justice . . .

Bruce-DL-400Friday’s Fantastic Find is the mystery DEADLY LEGACY by ALISON BRUCE. SPECIAL PRICE FOR .99 CENTS AT AMAZON!

http://www.amazon.com/Deadly-Carmedy-Garrett-Mystery-ebook/dp/B007TYPHYO

GENRE: Mystery, detective, noir-lite, crime thriller

AVAILABLE AT:

Amazon USA: http://www.amazon.com/Deadly-Carmedy-Garrett-Mystery-ebook/dp/B007TYPHYO

Amazon CA: http://www.amazon.ca/Deadly-Carmedy-Garrett-Mystery-ebook/dp/B007TYPHYO

Amazon UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/Deadly-Carmedy-Garrett-Mystery-ebook/dp/B007TYPHYO

and other Amazon sites worldwide
Also available in paperback on Amazon.

SYNOPSIS:
In 2018, rookie detective, Kate Garrett lives in the shadow of her near-legendary father Joe. When Joe dies unexpectedly, he leaves Kate half interest in Garrett Investigations, his last case that ties to three murders, a partner she can’t stand, and a legacy to live up to.

Jake Carmedy has lost a partner, mentor and friend, but grief will come later. First, he has a case to solve, one that has detoured from a simple insurance case to a murder investigation. If that isn’t enough, Joe’s daughter seems to want to take her father’s place as his boss.

Each one is working on a different part of the puzzle. No matter how hard they try, Carmedy and Garrett can’t avoid each other…and they might be next on a killer’s list.

READ AN EXCERPT:
http://www.amazon.ca/Deadly-Carmedy-Garrett-Mystery-ebook/dp/B007TYPHYO

WATCH THE BOOK TRAILER:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slHkbyko1_M

REVIEWS:
5.0 out of 5 stars
By Gail M Baugniet, Author of For Every Action
Deadly Legacy is an honest to goodness Mystery patterned after early mystery writers Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Edgar Allan Poe. The story, however, is set on 21st century Canadian soil. http://tinyurl.com/bkrzwcr

Intriguing first episode of a new mystery series
By Corinne H. Smith TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE™ VOICE
Kate Garrett works as a police detective in a city in southwestern Ontario. She’s in the midst of a drug-related homicide investigation when she gets the worst news possible: her father Joe has been hit by a car and killed. A retired police officer himself, Joe had since turned to running his own private investigation service. Was it his most recent case that put him in harm’s way? Or was this merely a tragic accident? http://tinyurl.com/afgvtmo

5.0 out of 5 stars The first book of a new series. 2 Jan 2013
By AnneDon
It’s a very enjoyable book, with excellent dialogue and great characters. I look forward to the next in the series.
http://tinyurl.com/amcp3bx

5.0 out of 5 stars Compelling read! July 10 2012
By DIC
Alison Bruce has concocted a complex and very interesting plot and delivered it in a fast-paced story with well-developed and realistic characterization. I look forward to the next installment in this series.
http://tinyurl.com/as44n4a

CONNECT WITH ALISON ONLINE:
https://www.facebook.com/alisonbruce.books
https://twitter.com/alisonebruce

WEB SITE: http://www.alisonbruce.ca/

BLOG: http://alisonebruce.blogspot.ca/

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