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Review: Maui Magic by Terry Ambrose

Maui Magic by Terry Ambrose
Series: Trouble in Paradise (# 8)
Release Date: March 30, 2017
Publisher: Self Published
Pages: 385
Source: Book provided by author for review

 

 

Whatever happened to easy? McKenna had the perfect cover for his plan to propose marriage. He and his girlfriend Benni would help his elderly tenant, Mrs. Nakamura, fly to Maui for a visit with her pregnant granddaughter. Then, he’d take Benni for a walk on the beach.

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Review: Fields Where They Lay by Timothy Hallinan

Fields Where They Lay by Timothy Hallinan
Series: Junior Bender Mystery (# 6)
Release Date: October 25, 2016
Publisher: Soho Crime
Pages: 384
Source: Book provided by NetGalley for review
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It’s three days until Christmas and Junior Bender, Hollywood’s fasttalking fixer for the felonious, is up to his ears in shopping mall Santas, Russian mobsters, desperate holiday shoppers, and (’tis the season) murder.

The halls are decked, the deck is stacked, and here comes that jolly old elf.

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Review: A Damsel for Santa by Terry Ambrose

A Damsel for Santa by Terry Ambrose
Series: McKenna Mystery (# 7)
Release Date: November 8, 2016
Publisher: self published
Pages: 107
Source: Book provided by the author for review
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Not even the freak hurricane bearing down on Honolulu can dampen Wilson McKenna’s holiday spirit. His girlfriend is coming to town, and they’ll be celebrating their first Christmas together. Everything changes though when Chance Logan shows up and begs McKenna to help with a big charity event.

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Review: A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes

A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes
Series: Ghostly Southern Mysteries (# 5)
Release Date: December 27, 2016
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages: 352
Source: book provided by Edelweiss for review

 

 

Emma Lee Raines sees dead people…

Proprietor of the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home, Emma Lee can see, hear, and talk to ghosts of murdered folks. And when her high school nemesis is found dead, Jade Lee Peel is the same old mean girl—trying to come between Emma Lee and her hot boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross, all over again.

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Review: The Meddlers of Moonshine by A.E. Decker

The Meddlers of Moonshine by A.E. Decker
Series: Moonfall Mayhem (# 2)
Release Date: October 25, 2016
Publisher: World Weaver Press
Pages: 312
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Something is rotten in the town of Widget, and Rags-n-Bones knows it’s all his fault. Ever since he snitched that avocado from Miss Ascot’s pack, things have been going wrong. Armed with a handful of memories he never realized he had, Rags-n-Bones searches for a way to put right whatever he did to Widget in the past.

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Review: Fall Into Crime anthology

Fall Into Crime anthology
Series: Happy Homicides (# 4)
Release Date: August 24, 2016
Publisher: Spot On Publishing
Pages: 940
Source: Book provided by the author for review
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Happy Homicides 4: Fall Into Crime has stories about crimes taking place in the fall. From back to school to Halloween, autumn is a season about change and transition. We feature authors form the first three volumes, as well as several new to our anthology family.

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Review: North Shore Nanny by Terry Ambrose

North Shore Nanny by Terry Ambrose
Series: McKenna Mystery (# 6)
Release Date: August 30, 2016
Publisher: self published
Pages: 115
Source: Book provided by the author for review
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Some secrets are too dangerous to reveal…

McKenna and his friends are taking a sunset cruise off the coast of Honolulu when they discover a stowaway. The stowaway turns out to be ten-year-old Kai Palakiko, one of O‘ahu’s best young surfers.

Kai insists she needs to hire a private investigator so she can prove her nanny isn’t a murderer.

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Review: Banana Muffins & Mayhem by Janel Gradowski

Banana Muffins & Mayhem by Janel Gradowski
Series: Culinary Competition (# 5)
Release Date: June 14, 2016
Publisher: Gemma Halliday Publishing
Pages: 195
Source: book provided by the author for review
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From #1 bestselling cozy mystery author Janel Gradowski comes her next to-die-for recipe for murder…

Culinary competitor Amy Ridley is as excited as anyone in Kellerton, Michigan to have DIY Home Improvement star, Phoebe Plymouth, come to town for the first annual Cabin Fever Cure event.

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Review: Fudge Brownies & Murder by Janel Gradowski

Fudge Brownies & Murder by Janel Gradowski
Series: Culinary Competition (# 4)
Release Date: December 17, 2015
Pages: 191
Publisher: Gemma Halliday Publishing
Source: book provided by the author for review
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From bestselling mystery author Janel Gradowski comes another deliciously deadly mystery…

Culinary whiz and reluctant amateur sleuth, Amy Ridley, has a lot on her plate. Her very pregnant best friend, Carla, can barely move from her couch per doctor’s orders. So Amy is tasked with preparing meals for the expanding family along with baking endless pans of brownies to quench Carla’s pregnancy cravings.

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Review: Doughnuts & Deadly Schemes by Janel Gradowski

Doughnut & Deadly Schemes by Janel Gradowski
Series: Culinary Competition (# 3)
Release Date: May 31, 2015
Publisher: Gemma Halliday Publishing
Pages: 211
Source: book provided by the author for review
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From bestselling mystery author Janel Gradowski comes a deliciously deadly mystery…

Amy Ridley’s best friend, Carla, is getting married, and Amy is delighted to be recruited as the head wedding planner—even if Carla’s demands are less than conventional. Case in point: Carla insists on a tower of doughnuts in place of a wedding cake.