Saturday, April 12, 2014

Author Appreciation Month: Featuring Madison Johns

Today we are showing our appreciation to a fabulous indie author, Madison Johns. Madison is the author of the hugely popular and funny Agnes Barton Senior Sleuths Mysteries.

About Armed and Dangerous:[summary from Amazon]

Agnes Barton is not your typical senior citizen living in Tadium, MI, on the shores of Lake Huron. She drives a red hot Mustang, shops at Victoria's Secret, rankles local police officials, and has a knack for sticking her nose where it doesn't belong.

What does a murder that happened forty-three years ago have to do with missing tourist Jennifer Martin? Agnes makes it her personal mission to find out, and she's not letting the fact she's seventy-two get in the way. Butting heads with Sheriff Clem Peterson is something she's accustomed to, but lately Clem seems to be acting even more strange, making Agnes wonder what he may be hiding ala the Martin disappearance.

Agnes’ partner in crime, Eleanor Mason tags along, Watson to her Holmes.
Together, they unearth clues. If only Eleanor would behave, as although lovable, she has a knack for getting into trouble by tangling with her rival, Dorothy Alton, or flirting with anyone—male or female—and gossiping! She's incorrigible, but she does carry a Pink Lady revolver in her purse, one that has proved useful at times.

Life for Agnes and Eleanor is shaken up when Agnes' former boss and secret crush comes to Tadium. Before long, the lady sleuths have more on their hands to contend with as goons roll into town and bullets begin to fly.

Madison Johns also writes the Kimberly Steele Cozy Mystery Series and the Cajun Cooking Mystery series.

Connect with Madison Johns: Website | Facebook

Today we're giving away a ebook of the first book in this series, Armed & Dangerous:

To enter:
1. **rafflecopter is giving us a little trouble, so please leave a comment to enter, with details how to contact you (i.e. email, twitter handle, etc.)
2. The winner will win a Kindle ebook.
3. Giveaway closes at midnight on April 13, 2014.


  1. This sounds interesting.
    sgiden at verizon dot net

  2. would love to read this!!!

    cyn209 at juno dot com

  3. Would love to win this!! Thanks for the chance.

  4. I love the idea of a spunky senior citizen sleuth!

  5. Since I'm officially now a senior I'm getting double pleasure out of cozies with senior sleuths.

  6. What a fun series!

    @xbrookeb28x on twitter
    brookeb811 at gmail dot com

  7. This book sounds fascinating and intriguing. Would love to win it. Thank you for the opportunity of the giveaway.
    Barbara Thompson

  8. Cute cover. Thanks for the giveaway. Raquel36m (at) gmail (dot) com

  9. Looks like a great cozy book. Love cozy mysteries.


  10. I've read 1-4 of this series! #5. Is on my TBR list & I just finished Target of Death last month! Loved it too! Both series are such fun & LOL while reading that I bought the kindle bundle for a friend who complains that there's not enough older mystery sleuths. Think she's going have to take back that statement as soon as she reads yours!

  11. O this is new for me! But I do like older sleuths, they can be so much fun when they just say what they want to say instead of having to be polite.
    auriansbooks at gmail dot com

  12. Sounds like a good read—thanks for the opportunity to win a copy!

    skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net



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