I received a copy of this book free from the author. All opinions are my own.
Cozy Mystery 2nd in Series
Kensington (May 29, 2018)
Paperback: 288 pages
Digital ASIN: B075C38DMD
Book descriptionAs autumn air settles into the quaint small town of Silver Hollow, there’s nothing more popular than Sasha’s teddy bears—and murder in cold blood . . .
Silver Bear Shop and Factory manager Sasha Silverman is cozying up to the fall season by hosting Silver Hollow’s Cranbeary Tea Party, the opening event of the village’s Oktobear Fest—a too-cute celebration themed around teddy bears. She barely has a moment to agonize over the return of her former high school rival, Holly Parker, whose new toy and bookstore in town could spell big trouble for the Silver Bear Shop and her cousin’s small bookstore . . .
But when Sasha discovers Holly’s shop assistant dead with a knife plunged in her body, the unpleasant woman suddenly looks like a real backstabber. So does Sasha’s ex-husband, rumored to have rekindled the fiery extramarital affair he once had with the victim. Now, before a gruesome homicide case takes the fun out of both the Fest and her personal life, Sasha must identify the true culprit from a daunting suspect list—or risk becoming as lifeless as one of her stuffed bears . . .
Meet the author - Meg MacyAward-winning mystery author Meg Macy lives in Southeast Michigan, close to Ann Arbor, Chelsea, and Dexter — the area she chose for the setting of her new “Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear” cozy mystery series for Kensington. She is also one-half of the writing team of D.E. Ireland for the Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery series; two books have been named Agatha Award finalists. Meg’s first published book, Double Crossing, won the 2012 Best First Novel Spur Award from Western Writers of America. She’s a graduate of Seton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction program. Meg loves reading mysteries, historical, and other genre fiction, and also enjoys gardening, crafts, and watercolor painting.
Author Links: www.megmacy.com Meg Macy on Facebook Meg Macy on Twitter
Who does not love a good mystery and a cuddly teddy bear? This was a very good addition to this series. I loved the idea of a cranberry tea party what a fun way to celebrate the fall season. Right up until the murder that is. While trying to figure out the murder alongside Sasha I would think maybe I got a good clue then the author would so kindly through in a twist and have me rethinking who did the murder. I enjoy the author's writing style as her words just flow off the page. You don't want to put the book down as she keeps the story moving right along. I am looking forward to the next book in this series.
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