Wednesday, October 31, 2012

LET'S GET COZY! A NOVEL WAY TO DIE: A PREVIEW AND GIVEAWAY

 

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A NOVEL WAY TO DIE
A Black Cat Bookshop Mystery
BY ALI BRANDON
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Darla Pettistone may have inherited her great aunt Dee’s Brooklyn bookstore, but it’s the store’s mascot—an oversized black cat named Hamlet—who acts like he owns the place. And when someone turns up dead, Hamlet smells something rotten in Brooklyn…

As the owner of Pettistone’s Fine Books, Darla is settling nicely into her new life, even reaching an uneasy truce with Hamlet. Unfortunately, when she needs to hire a new clerk, the finicky feline decides to lend a paw to the hiring process. He chases away applicants who don’t meet his approval, finally settling on an unlikely candidate: Robert, a book-loving Goth kid who has a secret only Hamlet knows.

And Hamlet can’t seem to stay out of trouble. One of the bookstore’s regular customers, a man who is renovating a local brownstone, claims he’s seen Hamlet prowling the neighborhood. When the man’s business partner is found dead, Darla discovers that Hamlet may have been the only witness to what could be murder. With the crafty cat’s help, she wonders if they just might be able to pounce on a killer...
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Ali Brandon is the pen name for Diane A.S. Stuckart, award-winning author of the Leonardo da Vinci mystery series, and well as several acclaimed historical romances and numerous works of short fiction under the names Alexa Smart and Anna Gerard. Born in the West Texas town of Lubbock, she earned her degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma. She now lives in South Florida with her husband, Gerry, and a menagerie that includes their two orange tabby boys, Butch and Sundance.

To read more about Ali, visit here BIO on her website HERE.

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182 comments:

debbie said...

This sounds like a great cozy. I would love to see how the cat helps solve the mystery.
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I'm intriqued with Robert, the book-loving Goth kid, and want to see how he fits in!
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Hamlet sounds like a very interesting cat! Love to see how he helps.
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Sounds reall good. Love the bookstore aspect.

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I love cats in cozy mysteries---so the minute I saw that Hamlet is a major character in this series I was definitedly ready to read.
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I love Hamlet's name and how he gets into trouble all the time. Would love to read this cozy.

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Ok with a name like Hamlet I just have to read this book. What an intro to an interesting series
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