Monday, April 7, 2014

Author Appreciation Month: Featuring Jim & Joyce Lavene

Today's Author Appreciation Spotlight is being shined on one of Tess' favourite authors, but one I'm sure we all love... Jim & Joyce Lavene. Jim & Joyce Lavene are truly magnificent authors and publish many series, including their new book... Death on Eat Street.

About Death on Eat Street[summary via Amazon]:
Zoe Chase always wanted to own her own restaurant—but first, she’ll have to serve up a heaping helping of meals on wheels, with a side of mystery…

When she’s once again passed over for a promotion at work, Zoe decides to take the big leap and go for her dream. She quits, gives up her fancy digs, and buys a fixer-upper diner in a shady part of town. To keep above water during the renovation, she buys a used food truck to serve the downtown and waterfront of Mobile, Alabama.

Zoe starts to dish out classic Southern food—but her specialty is her deep-fried biscuit bowls that blow traditional bread bowls away.

After a promising start, things start to go downhill faster than a food truck without brakes. First, someone tries to rob the cash register. Next, Zoe is threatened by the owner of a competing food truck for taking their spot. And when the owner ends up dead inside Zoe’s rolling restaurant, Zoe and her sole employee, Ollie, find themselves hopping out of the frying pan into the fryer. They need to find the real killer, before both of them get burned.

If you like one of their series, then you're likely to love them all!

Connect with Jim & Joyce Lavene: Website | Twitter | Facebook

Taxi For the Dead Paranormal Mysteries: Undead by Morning | Broken Hearted Ghoul
The Retired Witches Spellbook Mysteries: One Witch is Not Enough [coming in Fall 2014]
Writing as J.J. Cook
Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade Mysteries: That Old Flame of Mine | Hero's Journey | Playing with Fire
Biscuit Bowl Mysteries: Death on Eat Street
Writing as Ellie Grant
Pie in the Sky Mysteries: Plum Deadly | Murderous Mince [coming in Nov 2014]

So many great books from this writing duo! Who'd like to win a copy of Death on Eat Street?

To enter:
1. Complete rafflecopter below
2. The winner will be given the option of receiving a paperback (via Book Depository, open international) or a Kindle ebook.
3. Giveaway closes at midnight on April 8, 2014.


  1. What a great collection of series they produce.

  2. I do enjoy their books, and have some of their series still on my wishlist.



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