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Blog Tour: Murder at the Abbey by Frances Evesham

The Brand NEW instalment in the bestselling Exham-on-Sea series.

An unsolved murder echoes down the corridors of Cleeve Abbey for years.

The Exham-on-Sea’s History Society’s annual summer picnic comes to an abrupt end when human bones are discovered in Washford River, beside historic Cleeve Abbey.

Thrilled to find evidence of a possible centuries-old murder mystery, the members of the society organise a ghost-hunting night in the ruins of Cleeve Abbey, despite amateur sleuth Libby Forest’s reservations.

Libby is a woman of many talents, a baker, chocolatier, even a reluctant sleuth, but she’s no fan of the supernatural.and her doubts are justified when a friend is attacked under cover of darkness at the ghost-hunt.

Distressed and angry, Libby sets out with her new husband Max and their two dogs Bear and Shipley to uncover the connection between the murder of a sixteenth century monk and a present-day attack in picturesque Somerset.

With friends and neighbours as suspects, Libby and Max close in on the culprit only to find that others are still in danger.

There’s no time to lose as the sins of the past threaten lives in the community.

Murder at the Abbey is the eighth in a series of Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries from the small English seaside town full of quirky characters, sea air, and gossip.

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Author Bio – Frances Evesham is the author of the hugely successful Exham-on-Sea mysteries set in her home county of Somerset. Boldwood has republished the complete series. Frances has also started a new cosy crime series set in rural Herefordshire, the first of which was published in June 2020.

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Why Should You Read This?

This is the 8th book in Frances Evesham’s Exham-On-Sea series of cozy mysteries. There are references to previous books, and hence it is advisable to read them before getting to this one. The characters are enjoyable and vibrant, and the writing is smooth. A perfect choice for cozy mystery lovers.

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Blog Tour: The Story of Our Secrets by Shari Low

Colm O’Flynn was loved by his close circle of family and friends, however his death came too soon for everyone to make peace with their past.

Shauna, his second wife, adored him. But one night she broke their marriage vows, and didn’t get time to ask Colm’s forgiveness.

Jess was the first Mrs O’Flynn. Her heart is set on someone new, but will the last one night stand she shared with Colm come back to haunt her?

Colm’s best friend, Dan, is recently divorced. Can he take a second shot at happiness if it means betraying the one person who always had his back?

What no-one knows is that somewhere out there Colm left messages that could set them free to start over again.

Can divine intervention help them find Colm’s last wishes before it’s too late to love again?

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Author Bio – Shari Low is the #1 bestselling author of over 25 novels, including One Day In Summer, My One Month Marriage, and a collection of parenthood memories called Because Mummy Said So. She lives near Glasgow.

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Why should you read this?

The synopsis is intriguing, and with so many characters looking for closure, the story could go either ways. The story is beautiful and well written. It is about one’s journey of loss and recovery. The story pulls at your heartstrings. If you love feel-good stories, this one is for you.

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Blog Tour: Remember Me by Amanda Rigby

Remember Me?.

A perfect life…


Paul Henderson leads a normal life. A deputy headteacher at a good school, a loving relationship with girlfriend Jenna, and a baby on the way. Everything seems perfect.

A shocking message…

Until Paul receives a message from his ex-fiance Nicole. Beautiful, ambitious and fierce, Nicole is everything Jenna is not. And now it seems Nicole is back, and she has a score to settle with Paul…

A deadly secret.

But Paul can’t understand how Nicole is back. Because he’s pretty sure he killed her with his own bare hands….

Which means, someone else knows the truth about what happened that night. And they’ll stop at nothing to make Paul pay…

A brand new psychological thriller that will keep you guessing till the end! Perfect for fans of Sue Watson, Nina Manning, Shalini Boland

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Author Bio – Amanda Rigby is the nom de plume of the writing partnership between Amanda Ashby and Sally Rigby. Both authors live in New Zealand, have been friends for eighteen years, and agree about everything (except musicals). They decided to collaborate on a psychological thriller which they then entered into a competition, run by Boldwood, which they won!

Social Media Links

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Why Should You Read This?

A rollercoaster of a story. The synopsis pulls you in. It is an intense and suspenseful read. It is a bit slow in the beginning, but it gathers speed as the story progresses. It is a great collaboration between both the authors. A definite recommendation if you like thrillers and enjoy suspense.

Blog Tour: Behind the Veil by E.J. Dawson

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the BEHIND THE VEIL by E.J. Dawson Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!

About The Book:
Title: BEHIND THE VEIL
Author: E.J. Dawson
Pub. Date: October 1, 2021
Publisher: Literary Wanderlust
Formats: Paperback, eBook, Audiobook
Pages: 292
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Can she keep the secrets of her past to rescue a girl tormented by a ghost?

In 1920s Los Angeles, Letitia Hawking reads the veil between life and death. A scrying bowl allows her to experience the final moments of the deceased. She brings closure to grief-stricken war widows and mourning families.
For Letitia, it is a penance. She knows no such peace.

For Alasdair Driscoll, it may be the only way to save his niece, Finola, from her growing night terrors. But when Letitia sees a shadowy figure attached to the household, it rouses old fears of her unspeakable past in England.

When a man comes to her about his missing daughter, the third girl to go missing in as many months, Letitia can’t help him when she can’t see who’s taken them.

As a darkness haunts Letitia’s vision, she may not be given a choice in helping the determined Mr Driscoll, or stop herself falling in love with him. But to do so risks a part of herself she locked away, and to release it may cost Letitia her sanity and her heart.

Reviews:

“The author is adept at selling not only the novel’s supernatural elements, but the historical era as well. She takes her time building the characters and the world around them, which pays dividends once the really spooky stuff starts to happen. Like all good ghost stories, the true horrors aren’t entirely spectral: The characters are haunted by personal traumas and secrets as frightening as any spirit. An old-fashioned ghost story told with inventiveness and style.”-Kirkus Reviews


“A powerful reflection on mortality and the lengths some will go to find closure or their own separate peace. A suspenseful but patient ride from start to finish, Dawson has created an empathic and endlessly engaging protagonist in Letitia. The plot is well supported by a poignantly penned cast of characters that readers can envision and invest in. Emulating a 1920s literary voice, without ever letting the style slip, this paranormal thriller is sinister, macabre, and hugely entertaining.” -Self-Publishing Review, ★★★★1/2

The book is interesting, and the plot is enticing. Character development is extremely well done, and the readers are invested in the story. A perfect read for paranormal lovers.

About E.J. Dawson: 

E.J. Dawson both credits and blames her mother-by reading The Lord of the Rings aloud to E.J. twice-for her complete absorption with the world of fiction. Growing up in a haunted mansion sandwiched between an abandoned mine and an endless pine plantation should have been all the fuel E.J.’s imagination needed, but her parents filled her life with stories: about themselves, their lives, and the ones they had found through the pages of books.
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Giveaway Details: 1 winner will win a finished copy of BEHIND THE VEIL & Swag, International.

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Tour Schedule: Week One:

11/8/2021BookHounds YAGuest Post
11/8/2021Writer of WrongsExcerpt
11/9/2021My Fictional OasisReview
11/9/2021Don’t Judge, ReadGuest Post
11/10/2021@enjoingbooksagainReview
11/10/2021Review Thick And ThinReview
11/11/2021The Momma SpotExcerpt
11/11/2021Nat ReadsReview
11/12/2021100 Pages A DayReview
11/12/2021Lifestyle of MeReview

Week Two:

11/15/2021Coffee and Wander Book Reviews Review
11/15/2021A Court of Coffee and BooksReview
11/16/2021The Book Review CrewReview
11/16/2021The Girl Who ReadsReview
11/17/2021Rajiv’s ReviewsReview
11/17/2021Sparetimereader Review
11/18/2021Once Upon a Twilight Review
11/18/2021Jazzy Book ReviewsReview
11/19/2021BookBriefsReview
11/19/2021OneMoreExclamationReview

Blog Tour: Mercy Creek by M.E. Browning

October 11 – November 5, 2021 Virtual Book Tour

In an idyllic Colorado town, a young girl goes missing—and the trail leads into the heart and mind of a remorseless killer.

The late summer heat in Echo Valley, Colorado turns lush greenery into a tinder dry landscape. When a young girl mysteriously disappears, long buried grudges rekindle. Of the two Flores girls, Marisa was the one people pegged for trouble. Her younger sister, Lena, was the quiet daughter, dutiful and diligent—right until the moment she vanished.

Detective Jo Wyatt is convinced the eleven-year-old girl didn’t run away and that a more sinister reason lurks behind her disappearance. For Jo, the case is personal, reaching far back into her past. But as she mines Lena’s fractured family life, she unearths a cache of secrets and half-lies that paints a darker picture.

As the evidence mounts, so do the suspects, and when a witness steps forward with a shocking new revelation, Jo is forced to confront her doubts, and her worst fears. Now, it’s just a matter of time before the truth is revealed—or the killer makes another deadly move.

Author Bio

M.E. Browning writes the Colorado Book Award-winning Jo Wyatt Mysteries and the Agatha-nominated and award-winning Mer Cavallo Mysteries (as Micki Browning). Micki also writes short stories and nonfiction. Her work has appeared in dive magazines, anthologies, mystery magazines, and textbooks. An FBI National Academy graduate, Micki worked in municipal law enforcement for more than two decades and retired as a captain before turning to a life of crime… fiction.

Catch Up With M.E. Browning:
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Twitter – @MickiBrowning
Facebook – @MickiBrowningAuthor

Giveaway:

This is a rafflecopter giveaway hosted by Partners in Crime Virtual Book Tours for M.E. Browning. There will be TWO winners. ONE winner will receive (1) Amazon.com Gift Card and ONE winner will receive one (1) physical copy of Mercy Creek by M.E. Browning (U.S. addresses only). The giveaway runs October 11 through November 7, 2021. Void where prohibited.

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Why Should You Read This?

Second book in the series, Mercy Creek follows the first book – Shadow Ridge. While it is not absolutely necessary to have read the first one, it does give a bit more context to the character of Jo Wyatt. The mid-length chapters are perfect, as they keep the reader engaged and captivated. This is the first book I have read by Browning, and I loved her writing style. This is a perfect read for people who appreciate the details of an investigative procedure, and not just the plot or character development. The author keeps you guessing, not just about the ending, but also about the psychology or motive behind the crime. There are certain liberties that the author has taken for creative writing, but you can move beyond that, it is a good read.