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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

A TALENT FOR MURDER by Teresa LaRue_tour and Review

TalentForMurderFrontA Talent For Murder
(A Flower Patch Mystery #1)
Cozy Mystery
Hardcover: 250 pages
Publisher: Five Star Publishing (October 21, 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-1432831059
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Synopsis

A Talent for Murder is a cozy, southern mystery filled with humor and colorful characters, with a touch of romance thrown in for added fun.

When Kate Spencer learns her aunt’s fiancĂ© is two-timing her with an old rival, she has no choice but to pass along the information to her mother. They are as shocked as the rest of the town when the rival turns up dead and the two-timing fiancĂ© disappears.

Making matters worse, the lead investigator happens to be Kate’s old boyfriend. If her aunt has any hope of being cleared, the trio must conduct their own investigation. Even if they have to alienate a few friends and tell a few lies to discover the truth.

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About the Author

Teresa A. LaRue grew up in a small town along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. She fell in love with the mystery genre in fourth grade. She’s worked as a secretary, assistant manager of an audio book store, and manager of a fashion jewelry store. She is an avid reader, gardener, and movie buff. She lives across the lake from New Orleans with her family, which includes a dog named Bones and a cat named Chloe.

Author Links

Webpage – http://tlarueauthor.wordpress.com

GoodReads – https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/29539778-teresa-larue

Purchase Links
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REVIEW:  A TALENT FOR MURDER by Teresa LaRue

If you're looking for a warm, cuddly, Southern cozy mystery with which to curl up, here it is. Teresa LaRue' s lovely A TALENT FOR MURDER simply oozes Southern charm and attitude ("Does she know what sort of people he comes from?") and yes, Southern judgmentalism ("low down double-digging weasel"). You've got to chuckle, because the characters are so true to life: reading this mystery is like watching a stage play [more "Arsenic and Old Lace" than "The Mousetrap"). And of course, there's got to be a murder, and all the wrong suspects are accused. There's amateur investigation, gardening, and romance. Get a cup of herbal tea, curl up in your favorite armchair, and just enjoy.


Tour Participants

December 8 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy,  &, Sissy, Too ! – Review

December 9 – Mallory Heart Reviews – Review

December 10 – Musings and Ramblings – Interview

December 11 – Griperang’s Bookmarks – Review

December 12 – MHDeanCollectibles Book Blog – Review

December 13 – Cozy Up With Kathy – Interview

December 14 – Christa Reads and Writes – Interview

December 15 – Community Bookstop – Review

December 16 – THE SELF-TAUGHT COOK – Review

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