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Donna Andrews, Lord of the Wings (Minotaur Books)
"With Lord of the Wings, readers can look forward to another zany Meg Langslow mystery--this one filled with Halloween spirit and suspense."
Ellen Byron, Plantation Shudders (Crooked Lane Books)
"Plantation Shudders is a delight -- a fast, fun read. Ellen Byron is a new cozy voice with a charming Southern accent. You'll love this novel and its colorful Louisiana characters." --Elaine Viets, author of Checked Out, a Dead-End Job mystery
Jess Lourey, February Fever (Midnight Ink)
"Lourey skillfully mixes humor and suspense . . . the characters are wonderful and wacky, and the mile-a-minute pace never falters."-- BOOKLIST (STARRED REVIEW)
Cindy Sample, Dying for a Donut (Cindy Sample Books)
"Cindy Sample has cooked up another delicious mystery starring Laurel McKay, soccer mom extraordinaire. Dying for a Donut offers romance, intrigue and fun set in California's scenic Gold Country. If you're hungry for a 5-star cozy mystery, you'll be glad Dying for a Donut heads the menu." --Mary Beth Magee, National Reviewer, Examiner.com
Diane Vallere, Crushed Velvet (Berkley Prime Crime)
"Crushed Velvet was a catchy and quick read, and Poly is the perfect protagonist - sharp as a pin with more tricks up her sleeve than a fabric store has notions." --The Girl With Book Lungs