A kick-a$$ mystery read

As you all probably know by now, I’m an AVIIIIIIID reader. You know, the kind that used to read with a flashlight under a duvet and asked her mom to lie she wasn’t home when friends asked if she went out to play. The kind who spends rainy afternoons in libraries that smell of parchment by an old oil lamp. I focus on classics and mystery, and today I’d like to recommend a sleek, elegant one that grips and keeps. I’d like to introduce Debbie De Louise, traditionally published author and award winner with her new launch, “A Stone’s Throw”.

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A Stone’s Throw: the first book in the Cobble Cove mystery series

Welcome to book one of the Cobble Cove cozy mystery series. In this book, you will meet widowed librarian, Alicia, and follow her through the mystery that brings her to Cobble Cove and her meeting with John McKinney, the small town newspaper publisher with whom she becomes romantically involved before realizing that he may play a part in the death of her first husband. This book is a second edition that includes a new chapter and cover.

A Stone’s Throw releases March 8, 2017

By Solstice Publishing

Universal Purchase Link: myBook.to/Stonesthrow2

Amazon Purchase Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XGNXQCS/ 

Blurb

Widowed librarian Alicia Fairmont needs answers …

After her husband is killed in a hit and run accident, Alicia travels upstate to his hometown of Cobble Cove, New York, hoping to locate his estranged family and shed light on his mysterious past. Anticipating staying only a weekend, her visit is extended when she accepts a job at the town’s library.
Secrets stretch decades into the past… 
Assisted by handsome newspaper publisher and aspiring novelist, John McKinney, Alicia discovers a connection between her absent in-laws and a secret John’s father has kept for over sixty years. But her investigation is interrupted when she receives word her house has burned and arson is suspected, sending her rushing back to Long Island, accompanied by John.
Back in Cobble Cove, cryptic clues are uncovered … 
When Alicia returns, she finds a strange diary, confiscated letters, and a digital audio device containing a recording made the day her husband was killed. Anonymous notes warn Alicia to leave town, but she can’t turn her back on the mystery—or her attraction to John. As the pieces begin to fall into place, evidence points to John’s involvement in her husband’s accident. The past and present threaten to collide, and Alicia confronts her fears…
Has she fallen in love with her husband’s killer?

 

Book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTL6s3a9Y1s

Embedding Code (for WordPress sites): https://youtu.be/bTL6s3a9Y1s

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About the Author:

Debbie De Louise is an award-winning author and a reference librarian at a public library on Long Island. She is a member of Sisters-in-Crime, International Thriller Writers, and the Cat Writer’s Association. She has a BA in English and an MLS in Library Science from Long Island University. Her three published novels include Cloudy RainbowA Stone’s Throw, and Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Solstice Publishing, 2016) that has been on the Amazon bestseller list for cozy mysteries. Her romantic comedy novella, When Jack Trumps Ace, was published in February 2017. Debbie has also written articles and short stories for several anthologies of various genres. Her third Cobble Cove mystery, Written in Stone, will be published in Spring 2017. She lives on Long Island with her husband, daughter, and two cats.

Social Media Links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/debbie.delouise.author/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Deblibrarian

Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+DebbieDeLouise

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/debbiedelouise

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2750133.Debbie_De_Louise

Amazon Author Page: (use whichever one works. If they both do, include them both)

Universal Link: Author.to/DebbieDeLouise or https://www.amazon.com/Debbie-De-Louise/e/B0144ZGXPW/

Website/Blog/Newsletter Sign-Up: https://debbiedelouise.com

Cobble Cove Facebook Chat Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/748912598599469/

Sneaky the Library Cat’s Blog: https://sneakylibrarycat.wordpress.com

Do you have recommendations of your own? I’d love to read about them. Feel free to leave a comment with recommended reads and let us talk about them – I looove book talk.

2 thoughts on “A kick-a$$ mystery read

  1. Ahh, books! I collect them faster than I can read them. I’m nearly done with Elena Ferrante’s Neopolitan series beginning with, “My Brilliant Friend.” The reader flows through the story about life in Naples as two girls grow up together as rivals and friends. Of course, I never just read one book at a time.

    1. Cuzz, thanks so much for the recommendation! I’m always glad to receive them here. I see a pattern there, cuzz – sisterhood, deep bonds. Oh, how much a person’s reads can say about them 🙂

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