Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Coming in March

Murder of a Bookstore Babe by Denise Swanson

Book 13 in the Best-Selling Scumble River Mystery Series

When school psychologist Skye Denison discovers a body crushed by a toppled bookcase in Scumble River's new bookstore, Tales & Treats, she has to read the clues before the killer makes her the sequel...

"A charming heroine who is equally skilled at juggling detection and romance." - Chicago Tribune

"One of the best traditional mystery series being written today" - CrimeSpree Magazine

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The Killer Characters also want to offer a very special "congratulations" to our own Julie Hyzy. Her Grace Under Pressure recently received a Lovey Award for "Best Traditional/Amateur Sleuth." In addition, her Eggsecutive Orders was just nominated for a Barry Award. We are so proud of Julie (and her sleuths, Grace Wheaton and Olivia Paras)!


  1. A Big Congratulations to Julie!!!!!

    And another book added to my to Buy list! It just keeps growing and I love it!

  2. Congrats to Julie and I'm ready to Scumble River again!

  3. Congrats Julie and like Alicia said Denise i am ready for the next Scumble River book :).

  4. Thanks Nancy, Alicia, and Babs!

  5. Thanks, everybody. This was such a fun surprise to find on the blog today. And woo-hoo to Denise on the new Scumble River!

  6. Julie, huge congrats! That's wonderful.

    I can't wait for Denise's next book, too. Gotta catch up with those Dooziers.

  7. Great to have a new Scumble River, Denise! And congrats Julie. This is another terrific year for you.