Monday, August 28, 2017

A Beachy Murphy's Law


By Cora Chevalier
Macrame Murder
Cora Crafts Mysteries
By Mollie Cox Bryan




We were all looking forward to this crafty beach retreat. We  love to get out and meet other crafters and teach. Plus, I was hoping for some down time with my new boyfriend, Adrian, wanting to hang out and just get to know him more.

Wouldn't you know that things have gone very screwy? We're not in charge, thank goodness, just guest teachers. I don't know how I would handle all the weirdness of this retreat if it wear mine. What's gone wrong, you ask? Well, what hasn't?

Let's just start out with this beautiful--but very strange--wedding on the beach and the bride's dead body turning up the next day. Turns out she was a "mermaid scholar," among other things. And then, of course, there's the resident "psychic," and all of the island mermaid "sightings." I've always been okay with mermaids, but this place is starting to creep me out. It's creeped my partner Jane out so much, that she's considering sending her daughter home.

It's a disaster. I just wonder if the Big Island Craft Retreat will ever be the same. And let's not get started on my relationship with Adrian.

How do you feel about mermaids? Comment and win a copy of MACRAME MURDER.


Mollie Cox Bryan is the author of the Agatha-award nominated Cumberland Creek Mysteries and a bestselling Kindle-World romance novella THE BEEKEEPER'S BRIDE, A ST. HELENA VINEYARD KINDLE WORLD NOVELLA. She just released a new series: "Cora Crafts Mysteries." The first book is DEATH AMONG THE DOILIES, which has been nominated for the Daphne du Maurier Award. the second book in the series,  NO CHARM INTENDED, was just selected for Woman's World Magazine's top ten beach read list.  

"Cozy Mysteries with Edge. Romances with Slow, Sweet Burn."

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19 comments:

  1. I've never thought much about mermaids. They are fictional characters that appear in stories and movies. dbahn(at)iw.net

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  2. When I think of Mermaids I think of the William Powell, Anne Blythe Movie and a beautiful half-fish half woman luring Sailors. But in particular if you grow up with Walt Disney you like them...this book sounds good.
    Marilyn ewatvess@yahoo.com

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  3. Mermaids are delightful fantasy creatures who are unique and special. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. There's a great knitting pattern for a mermaid blanket! bobwiesmann at gmail dot com.

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  5. Mermaids are wise, wonderful and captivating. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  6. I don't think about mermaids much, but I love the idea of being somewhat human yet able to live underwater. mbradeen@yahoo.com

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  7. I love mermaids! I even have a knitted mermaid tail that's great for cozying up and reading.

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  8. I know mermaids aren't real, but there is something magical about them. A great fantasy creature.
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  9. I know mermaids aren't real, but there is something magical about them. A great fantasy creature.
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  10. Mermaids have an interesting history.

    jtcgc at yahoo dot com

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  11. I love mermaids! I bought all the DVDs for all the seasons of the Australian show "H2O"! Good, silly fun--and a mysterious island!!

    jsmith[delete brackets]3may[delete brackets]2011

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    1. I know that show and it's IS a lot of fun!

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  12. Would love to meet a mermaid! cheers at marjimManor dot com

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  13. I think mermaids are pretty cool. Very otherworldly. aut1063(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. Love mermaids! Thanks for the chance. Maceoindo (at) yahoo(dot)com

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  15. I love to read about mermaids - @ mermen! teabird17(@) yahoo (dot) com

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  16. Mermaids are legends of the sea & are totally magical & wonderful. doward1952(at)yahoo(dot)

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