Saturday, October 31, 2015

Book Review/Giveaway: Trick or Deadly Treat by Livia J. Washburn

Title: Trick or Deadly Treat
Author: Livia J. Washburn
Series: Book 9 A Fresh-Baked Mystery
Publisher: Obsidian Mystery

Source: Received for Review From Publisher
Format: Paperback
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reviewed By: Tina

 Get ready for a mystery with an endearing senior crime fighting duo with a small town setting that will have you wanting to read the next book or if your like me wanting to go back and read the previous ones too !!!

Friends, Phyllis,Carolyn Sam and Eve are retired teachers who live together in a lovely house in Weatherford, Texas. Phyllis has a knack for baking and solving the town's murders.

Phyllis and Carolyn are gearing up for a recipe contest that turns out to be a friendly competition between the two, they each need to submit and prepare recipes for  Taste of Texas Magazine.

While that is going on Sam adopts a dog he has always wanted from the shelter, a Dalmatian he names Buck who was hit by a car before arriving to the shelter.

Sam and Phyllis take Buck to the local vet, Hank Baxter who is in trouble of his own when he is arrested for the murder of his wife while at his Animal Clinic's Halloween Party for the animals he treats and kids to dress up in their cutest and spookiest costumes. With doggie treats and cookies made and provided by Phyllis and Carolyn.

Sam being convinced Dr. Baxter is innocent sets out to find who really murdered Hank's wife after only knowing him for a week but he comes across a few stumbling blocks and a few suspects along the way when Sam and Hank's lawyer enlist Phyllis to help them sniff out a killer with Buck faithfully by their side.

A lighthearted mystery in the spirit of Halloween with a surprising twist when the killer is revealed. A perfect blend of cute animals and food makes Trick or Deadly Treat a winner.

I loved getting to know Phyllis with her love for all things culinary and her keen murder solving skills and Sam with his Southern drawl. In my mind I pictured him as a tall, handsome man with salt and pepper hair.

Happy Halloween !!!

FTC Disclosure Thank you to the publisher and/or author for providing us with a copy of this book for review.This did not influence our thoughts in any way. All the opinions of the book and review are honest and our own.

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38 comments:

  1. Trick or Deadly Treat sounds like a great Halloween cozy mystery, and the cover is adorable! Thank you for the giveaway.
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  2. Happy Halloween!! mamorr69@gmail.com

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  3. Love this author, thanks for the opportunity

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  4. Love this author, thanks for the opportunity

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  5. I love to read about seniors as I am one. grammyd01@comcast.net

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  6. Books about seniors are such a treat, especially for those of us who are seniors.
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  7. Looks like a great read. Thanks for the opportunity!
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  8. I love the colors on the cover! Can't wait to read it.

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  10. This sounds like fun and filled with tricks and treats.Happy Halloween πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸ•Έ Thank you

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  13. I love this series!
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  14. I love this series! Thank you for this chance! Happy Halloween! arewekidding.rk.rk@gmail.com

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  15. cozy mature sleuths and small rowns make the best books.
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  16. Thanks for always providing great giveaways! This is a new series to me...senior sleuths? I love it! kat8762@aol.com

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  17. Love this series, and the recipes are always great!!! Thanks for another great giveaway!!!
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  18. What a fun series, thanks for the giveaway :)
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  21. Great review!! Love this author and this series!! chettysmom@yahoo.com

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  22. Love to read cozies by all the great authors. jchizmar01@windstream.net

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  23. Sounds like another great cozy...with food...yay! eeyore722@gmail.com

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  26. This sounds so good - I am already captivated when reading that it is primarily "seniors", a vet, pets...thank you for the chance to win! Happy Halloween!!
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  27. Thanks for the chance. This sounds good. cpbonham@yahoo.com

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  28. Always enjoy your books, look forward to reading this one as well !!!!!

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  29. Always enjoy your books, look forward to reading this one as well !!!!!

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  31. This cozy sounds intriguing. Many thanks. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  32. I will have to check this series out. This book sounds great and I love the cover. Thanks for the chance
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  33. Sounds like a great read, would like to add to my collection of your books

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  34. Sounds like a great read, would like to add to my collection of your books

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  35. A Halloween mystery, a dog, and recipes too, what's not to love! Loving the cover and the story. Thanks for the chance to win.
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