COTT: Dressed for Death by Julianna Deering

A recency-ero costume party should be no more than an amusing diversion, but it seems, wherever Drew Farthing goes, mystery–and murder–are on the guest list. Drew and Madeline Farthering arrive at a Regency-Era house party at Winteroak House, excited to be reunited with old friends, including Drew’s former Oxford classmate Talbot Cummins. Tal is there with his fiancée, Alice Henley, and though many present seem worried about the couple, nobody…

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COTT: Anything for a Mystery by Cynthia Hickey

Stormi is delightful as the accident prone and bumbling wanna be detective. What she lacks in skill she makes up for in nosiness. Add in the sexy detective and a slightly nutty family and our lead character has her hands full. ~Amazon reviewer   About the book: Stormi Nelson, best-selling romance author, moved into her huge Victorian house in the private community of Oak Meadows Estates. When her agent tells…

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Book Review: Mermaid Moon by Colleen Coble

Book Description Mallory’s mother died fifteen years ago. But her father’s last words on the phone were unmistakable: “Find . . . mother.” Shame and confusion have kept Mallory Davis from her home for the last fifteen years, but when her dad mysteriously dies on his mail boat route, she doesn’t have any choice but to go back to Mermaid Point. Mallory believes her father was murdered and childhood sweetheart…

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Book Review: Misstep by Deborah Dee Harper

Road’s End is comprised entirely of senior citizens whose kids have grown and left for greener pastures. Hugh, Melanie, and Bristol (one of the few sane people in town) are faced with a crumbling church in desperate need of repair and renovation, a dwindling congregation of opinionated, ornery senior citizens, and a camel—yes, a camel. And if that’s not enough, the trio and the rest of the Road’s End residents,…

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COTT: Plundered Christmas by Susan Lytekk

Pirate legends, unexpected storms, murder. Will Jeanine discover the truth before someone else winds up dead?   About Plundered Christmas: Compelled to spend Christmas on a private island with her father’s future bride and family, Jeanine learns that Margo Banet is descended from a pirate queen. Relatives and friends all have their reasons for attending the festivities—including the legendary treasure. But when Margo’s nephew winds up dead and a violent…

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Writers: Pens of Mystery Looking for Submissions

Pens of Mystery Pix-N-Pens and Write Integrity Press are pleased to announce their newest line of books – Pens of Mystery. We are now accepting submissions for mystery novels between 60,000-90,000 words. We are open to submissions for a wide range of mysteries, including: Cozies Procedurals Contemporary PIs YA Mysteries We especially like series of three or more books. Our books are clean and wholesome, but they can be written…

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