Saturday, October 5, 2013

Cozy Mystery Giveaway

Hi cozy readers, it's Saturday and that is a perfect day for a fabulous cozy mystery giveaway. Today I'm giving two readers a choice of two 2013 releases:

The aptly named Crystal Haven is the destination for tourists seeking psychics, séances, and the promise of contacting the spirit world. In this small western Michigan town, everyone knows the Fortune family. Rose is gifted with tarot card readings. Her sister, Vi, is a self-proclaimed pet psychic. And Rose’s daughter Clyde is…

A cop. A cop on leave from Ann Arbor, more specifically, who’s come home to kooky Crystal Haven to reevaluate her life. Mom and Aunt Vi can’t wait for Clyde to finally embrace her own psychic gifts and join the family business. Clyde would prefer the low-stress lifestyle of a dog walker and the low-key company of her nephew, Seth.

But when a local psychic is killed, leaving behind a traumatized Shih Tzu, it seems to be in the cards for Clyde to get involved. With her old flame Mac leading the investigation, that may prove awkward. Whether she uses her skills as a cop or her long-denied psychic abilities, it’s up to Clyde to divine a killer’s identity before someone else suffers more misfortune. [summary from Amazon]

A retired schoolteacher—and yes, daughter of an F. Scott Fitzgerald fan—Daisy Buchanan has finally found her calling in the quaint village of Millbury, Pennsylvania. While her husband endlessly renovates their old house, Daisy happily presides over Sometimes a Great Notion, a quirky shop that sells sewing bits and bobs, antiques, and jewelry. 

Daisy has her eye on an antique dollhouse and a classic Singer Featherweight at the local auction—until her friend and mentor, auctioneer Angus Backstead, is led away in handcuffs. It appears he bashed in the head of a drinking buddy who stole a set of fancy fountain pens. Daisy’s sure the sprightly old-timer couldn’t have done it. But if Daisy can’t stitch together the bidder truth—and soon—Angus will be going once, going twice… gone forever.[via Amazon]

To enter: 
1. Two winners will win one copy of Pall in the Family or Going Through the Notions. 
 2. Leave a comment below to enter. Please make sure you include email/social media contact details and your book choice. 
3. Giveaway closes on Wednesday October 9, 2013 at midnight. The winners will be contacted via email. 
4. Giveaway is open US/Canada only.


  1. Well I'd love to win both books but choose Pall in the Family if I have to chose!

  2. Great contest. Would love a copy of Pall in the Family. Thanks for having this contest.

  3. Oooh I live in US/Canada! Hooray!! And I would definitely choose the second one, the one with the retired schoolteacher, the antique dollhouse and the sewing. So cozy!! I think my info comes up automatically when I leave a comment, but if not you can email me at:
    Mary (Cozy Little Book Journal)

  4. I have Pall in the Family on my wish list the other one looks good as well. I live in Canada and love contests for books I can actually enter. rhybirch AT gmail DOT com

  5. I would love to read on of them...I love cozy mysteries :)
    jslbrown_03 at yahoo dot com

  6. Ooh--fun giveaway with a tough choice! I would love to win "Pall in the Family." Thanks so much for the giveaway!

    michelle dot stjames at comcast dot net

  7. Going Through The Notions, please and thank you. Both sound like fun reads.

  8. Would love to win either one. Have not read either book. They sound like great cozy mysteries.

  9. Both are on my wish list so either would be terrific!

  10. Both sound like a fun read.

    Tennisace50 @ yahoo dot com

  11. Both sound good but Going Through the Notions please.

    littleone AT shaw DOT ca

  12. I haven't read either yet, but I think I prefer Pall in the Family.
    momzillasteel at gmail dot com

  13. A pall in the Family has been on my TBR list.

  14. OMgosh, these two books would be a great win. There is nothing better than a cozy mystery.
    Thanks for the chance to win these great reads. The Notions sounds wonderful.

    cenya2 at Hotmail dot com

  15. Pall in the Family sounds like a great read

  16. I would love to have a copy of Going Through the Notions—thanks for the opportunity to win it!

    skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

  17. Wow, both books sound so great. I love cozy mystery. Please enter me for the Pall In The Family. Thank you for the chance of this terrific giveaway.
    Barbara Thompson

  18. Oh so torn, ha, I have both of these books on my list. I guess for now I will choose Going Through the Notions. Thank you for a fabulous giveaway!

  19. My #1 pick is Going Through the Notions, although I'd love either one!

    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

  20. They both sound so good but I am going to have to choose Pall In The Family..
    samanthadelayed AT gmail DOT com

  21. I keep hearing great things about Pall in the Family. kkdaley(at)comcast(dot)net

  22. Going Through the Notions would be my pick. Always looking for new authors to read

    meikleblog at gmail dot conm

  23. Both these books sound excellent, but I would have to choose Pall in the Family for the psychic tie in.

  24. I would love to read 'Going Through the Notions'! What a great giveaway! Thank you! Hugs!

  25. It is my birthday soon so I would love to win both of these! Yes, I am shameless.



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