Sunday, November 20, 2016

Book Review/Giveaway: Death at First Sight by Lena Gregory

Title: Death At First Sight
 Series: Book 1 A Bay Island Psychic Mystery
 Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime
 Format: Paperback
 Source: Received for review from Publisher
 Rating: 3 out of 5
 Reviewed by: Marlene

Book Review

 Cas Donavan has had a rough year but deciding to move back to her small town home of Bay Island from new York seems to be the best option for her. Once she arrives she opens up her little shop Mystical Musings for the tourists as well as the locals. Believing she has an intuition to help guide people but not full blown psychic, she left her psychiatric practice behind for something more practical.

 She will soon find out how much impact her position in the community and the advice she gives can take a role in so many lives. Along with her childhood friend, Stephanie and a new friend, a very flamboyant, Bee they are in the midst of putting together a fashion show to showcase Bee's design's. But when one of the board members for the theatre is found dead and all fingers are pointing at Cass, it will take her and the support of her friends to get her out of this lime light and get the show back on.

 While Cass is trying to clear her name she comes up against the police chief, who she thought was a friend due to the history he had with her father but his hell bent she done it. She'll question herself rigorously since she can come up with plenty of suspects including - one of her own friends, a client's abusive husband and a southern stranger that will make her swoon and question her own sensibilities.

 In the end the real killer will astonish her and leave her in her own state of peril. I found the story very likable and the characters very favorable. The story line and plot twists were entertaining. As or characters, I really enjoyed Bee's outragesness and personality.

 FTC Disclosure: Thank you to the publisher and/or author or Net Galley 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 are our own.

 Giveaway

 Comment with your email below to win a paperback copy of Death at First Sight by Lena Gregory in the comments. If you do not leave your email here on the blog or email acozygirlreads@gmail.com you will be disqualified from winning.

 If you don't want to leave your email here or not able to enter on this blog. Please send an email to acozygirlreads@gmail.com" Death at First Sight giveaway in the subject line.

 Giveaway is open to US Residents  only

 The giveaway closes Nov 21 6:00 PM EST  Entries will not be counted after
6:00 PM  EST Nov 21 6:00 PM EST. The winner will be announced on the blog and Facebook Page and notified by email (don't forget to check your SPAM FOLDER)

58 comments:

  1. Wow! Sounds really good! I must read it! Donamaekutska7@gmail.com

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  2. Thank you for introducing me to Lena Gregory's book. She's a "new-to-me" author and Death at First Sight sounds wonderful. Thank you for this chance.
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  3. Ohhh, a new series...it's like making a new friend!

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    1. That's exactly how I feel when I'm reading and writing! And starting books two and three were like hanging out with old friends.

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  4. I am more and more enjoying paranormal cozies. I woyld be intetested to see how Cas uses both her practical training and her psychic abilities. Plus I am slightly OCD when it comes to reading series in order, so getting in on the ground floor of a series is a treat. dz87507@gmail dot com

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  5. I enjoy reading your blog since you include so many writers and their books. It is a great way to find new authors and to sense their style of writing. robeader53@yahoo.com

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    1. This is a very nice blog. I've enjoyed looking around, even found a few new authors myself :)

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  6. "Death at First Sight" sounds like a fabulous read. Can't wait to read about Cass' psychic abilities.
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  7. This is fabulous! I love finding new ones. Thanks for once again pointing me in the right direction!
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  8. Looks like a great start to a new series! Thanks for the chance to win..

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  9. Sounds like a wonderful start to a new series. Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  10. I am looking forward to reading Death at First Sight. I have it in my TBR pile (which is overflowing). Thank you for a chance to win! Doodlesink@hotmail.com

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  11. I would love to read Death at First Sight. Seems like my kind of cozy.

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  12. This book looks so good. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity. hcalhoun78@yahoo.com

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  13. Thank you for the opportunity!
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  14. I love anything built around a death in a theater although the mystic part sounds intriguing too...please enter me.
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  15. This sounds like a wonderful read and I can't wait to read it. utaker555@gmail.com

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  16. Thanks for the great review. I need to add this book to my TBR list. Kuzlin at aol.com

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  17. Great cover...good review...sounds intriguing.
    Thanks.
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  18. This sounds like it's going to be a fascinating read. I "have" to start a series from the beginning. Thanks for the giveaway! jmvarner50@hotmail.com

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  19. Sounds like a must read!! jawdance@yahoo.com

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  20. Thank you so much for sharing the release of Death at First Sight and for such a lovely review! I'm so happy you enjoyed the story :)

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  21. I know this is an amazing book. And it would make an awesome Christmas or Holiday present. jmcgrath221@hotmail.com

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  22. I'm looking forward to this book. Thanks for the chance at a copy.
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  23. Looking forward to checking out this book. Sounds interesting.

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  24. Looking forward to checking out this book. Sounds interesting.

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  25. I spent years seeing a shrink. I'd love to win this book and "pick it apart" to see how it ticks.

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  26. Thanks for a chance to win a copy of Death at First Sight. I'm always looking for new series and authors.
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  27. A former psychiatrist with an intuition that helps people! Makes me think of the Hallmark show The Good Witch, especially with the Mystical Musings shop Cas has too!Thanks SO much!! oh_bother88@hotmail.com

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  28. Happy Monday!!! I am looking forward to good food and a good read this week. raquel36m(at)gmail(dot)com

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  29. I can't wait to read this book. It Sounds great! Thank you for the chance to win. frauen@aol.com

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  30. This cozy sounds so enjoyable and special. Thanks for this great giveaway. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  31. What an intriguing and delightful cozy which I would love to read. Many thanks. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  32. Great review - sounds like a winner to me!

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  33. I always like to start with the first book of a series---thanks for the chance to win this one. I love the cover.
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  34. This looks like a great read! Another to add to my list. ;) awilcox1182@gmail.com

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  35. New to me author,looks really good. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.
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  36. Thanks Tina for the blog & a chance in the give-a-way! I have this one on my wish list.
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  37. Great review, sounds fun. Thanks for the chance to win.
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  38. Your review really has me intrigued. I would love to win a copy of Death at First Sight ~ bobandcelia@sbcglobal.net

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  39. Enjoyed your review & can't wait to read this series. Thanks for the giveaway. doward1952(at)yahoo(dot)com

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