A holiday bonanza! A collection of traditional mysteries to celebrate the holidays, written by by thirteen bestselling and award-winning authors. Heartwarming, brain puzzling, craft-centered, and character driven reads that’ll keep you entertained for hours. Nearly 800 pages of reading material, plus a special Recipe and Craft Bonus.
Kiki Lowenstein and the Rowan Branch – (Joanna Campbell Slan) When Horace Goldfader is accused of murder, Kiki learns how difficult it can be to maintain peace on earth—and to keep her deathbed promise to her late friend, Dodie.
Cara Mia Delgatto and the Misdirected Gifts — (Joanna Campbell Slan) Two waylaid items cause Cara to take a break from her booming retail business and follow her heart. Can a sprinkling of holiday magic create a “happily ever after” ending for all involved?
The Christmas Dog — (Joyce and Jim Lavene) A woman running from her deadly past finds hope, and a dog, at Christmas.and more.
About This Author
Joanna Campbell Slan is the award-winning author of the Kiki Lowenstein Mysteries (an Agatha Award Finalist) and two other mystery series. Her stories in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series has been read and loved by millions. Her books reviving the classic heroine Jane Eyre have won the prestigious Daphne du Maurier Award. In her past life, Joanna was a television talk show host, an adjunct professor of public relations, a sought-after motivational speaker, and a corporate speechwriter. She is married to David Slan, CEO of Steinway Piano Gallery-DC. The Slans make their home on Jupiter Island, Florida. Visit Joanna’s website at www.JoannaSlan.com
My review: Happy Homicides – 13 Cozy Holiday Mysteries by Joanna Campbell Slan and 12 more Cozy Authors
1 Lost and Found Holiday Gifts: A Cara Mia Delgatto by Joanna Campbell Slan
I liked it. but I thought it was interesting with the title that there was no homicide in the first story.
shows a little bit of Cara and friends life and they find time to reach out to others.
2 Dog Forbid by Neil Plakey
still no homicides. Not a happy subject either but a happy ending.
Dog is stolen while on vacation along with ipads. That would ruin a vacation. Deals with puppy mills too. Which are depressing.
3 Elementary, My Dear Gertie by Lori Winston
a murder finally. also a imaginary friend and A not boring family Christmas. Keeps you guessing.
There are 13 stories in this collection. Some of the authors were familiar to me and there series I read. Some of them I have never heard of before but I now want to read there series. I really liked A Diamond Choker for Christmas by Nancy Warren I loved the characters and would read more about them in fact I have already down loaded one of her books.
This collection is good fun mysteries. You can just read one if you want at a time or the whole 13 stories. I have read most of them in two days. I will read the others when I have more free time.
Some of the books were just too short I wanted to read more about them. I liked The Dog who Came for Christmas by Jim and Joyce Lavene. You could feel the terror of the main character.
I was given this ebook to read for free and in return I agreed to give a honest review of Happy Homicides and be part of it's blog tour.
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