October 1, 2018

A Very Merry Murder by Mary Angela - Spotlight and Giveaway


Book details
Cozy Mystery 3rd in Series 
Camel Press (October 1, 2018) 
Paperback: 258 pages 
ISBN-10: 1603816550 
ISBN-13: 978-1603816557 
Digital ASIN: B07G2VLLCV

Book description
It’s December in Copper Bluff, and from hillside to hallowed hall, everyone is merry—or will be as soon as semester break arrives. Students are studying, professors are grading, and Emmeline Prather is anticipating the university-sponsored holiday concert. Friend and colleague Lenny Jenkins will be accompanying the visiting quartet, Jazz Underground, and Em can’t think of a better way to kick-start the holiday season.

But before she can say “Jingle Bell Rock,” trouble arrives at Candlelight Inn, the bed and breakfast where the quartet is staying. One of the band members dies unexpectedly, and suspicion falls on Em, whose altercation with the man ends with him on the floor. He never recovers, and now she’s worried her reputation might not either. When Emmeline starts to see parallels between an Agatha Christie novel she’s teaching and the victim, Lenny claims she’s read one too many mysteries.

As the clues unravel, so does the murderer’s patience. Em is close to finding the truth, but will the truth—or the murderer—push her over the edge? It will take a Christmas miracle to solve this case, but if there’s one thing in surplus this time of year, it’s faith.

Meet the author - Mary Angela
Mary Angela is the author of the Professor Prather academic mystery series, which has been called “enjoyable” and “clever” by Publishers Weekly. She is also an educator and has taught English and humanities at South Dakota’s public and private universities for over ten years. When Mary isn’t writing or teaching, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

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  1. Thank you for the spotlight on "A Very Merry Murder" by Mary Angela and for introducing me to a new to me author.

    Book sounds amazing and one that I would love the opportunity to read. I love cozies and love Christmas so combine the two and I'm all in.
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

  2. Thank you so much for spotlighting my book. I appreciate it. And thanks to Kay for your kind comments. I hope you enjoy A Very Merry Murder!

  3. Thank you for introducing me to a new to me author. The book sounds very interesting.
    cecilialyoung at gmail dot com

  4. My family and I all appreciate you bringing to our attention the book description of another great book to read. Thanks so much!

  5. This is another new author to me. I really liked the synopsis of the book and I'm looking forward to reading it.

  6. I love Christmas cozies!

  7. I love this cover and love holiday cozies. This looks great!
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