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A Valentine and A Book Review: Field Guide to Homicide

Happy Valentine’s Day! I grew up in Loveland, Colorado, so you can bet Valentine’s Day was a pretty big deal. Hot air balloons, a Miss Valentine, and even a signature Valentine card each year that people all over the country ordered and sent through our post office to their loved ones. When I wrote my novella, A Heart for Murder, I was channeling all that pink and red goodness from growing up in Loveland.

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Onto my Friday cozy mystery review! I read and really like A Field Guide to Homicide, mostly because it was about writers. Sometimes I feel like being a writer is akin to being the mother of a special needs child. Very few people understand what problems and joys you face in your journey. Author Lynn Cahoon writes her series with writers trying to get agents and working through drafts, editing, plotting. If you aren’t a writer, you get a pretty accurate picture of the job.

Here is my Review:

This is the first book I’ve read in this series and greatly enjoyed the atmosphere created by Cahoon at the writer’s retreat. If you are a writer or just love to read, you like these people. They bounce around the mechanics of writing along with agents and the business side of the job. The writers find the body of a man thought dead years ago and mystery begins there. This cozy mystery not only gives you a puzzle to solve but a chance to spend some time with interesting people.

More about this book:

Cat’s sweetheart, Seth, is going all out on an outing into the local mountains—for the benefit of the writing group Cat’s hosting at her Colorado B&B. But when they try to identify some plant and animal life, they find death instead. The body belongs to a man with a gold claim a few miles away. Instead of striking it rich, he’s been struck down.
 
To his surprise, Seth recognizes the victim from his military days—and up to now believed he’d already died during his last tour of duty. Now Cat has to solve this mystery before the killer takes a hike . . .

Where to get a Field Guide to Homicide

Cozy Prizes Friday: Killer Party

Here is your chance to get a peek at Lynn Cahoon’s latest! Killer Party is part of Lynn’s Tourist Trap Mystery series so if you are not getting time off this summer,  pick up this book for your staycation.  Don’t forget to click on the prize guy below to enter to win an e-copy of Killer Party.

Description

After a few months of living with her boyfriend Greg, Jill is still getting used to sharing such close quarters, but she’s got no hesitation about joining him for a weekend at South Cove’s most luxurious resort. While Greg and his college pals celebrate their buddy’s upcoming wedding, Jill intends to pamper herself in style. But when the groom is found floating facedown in the pool, Jill must find the killer fast, or she might not have a boyfriend to come home to anymore . . .

 

 

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Lynn Cahoon

 

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Lynn Cahoon is an Idaho native. If you’d visit the town where she grew up, you’d understand why her mysteries and romance novels focus around the depth and experience of small town life. Currently, she’s living in a small historic town on the banks of the Mississippi river where her imagination tends to wander. She lives with her husband and two fur babies.

 

 

 

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