Monday, March 25, 2019

Kate's New Ideas for Asheboro and #giveaway


Character:  Kate Hamilton
Title:          Killer in the Carriage House
Series:       Victorian Village Mysteries
Author:      Sheila Connolly
Website:    www.sheilaconnolly.com

It's me, Kate Hamilton, back again. I’ve been staying in Asheboro, my former hometown in western Maryland, for nearly a month now, after my high-school best friend invited me to come save the failing town. I don’t know why she thought I could help, and I definitely don’t know why I accepted the challenge. My last job had been as a hotel manager in Baltimore.

But I had needed a new job, and this one would definitely be interesting. If it was possible to do what the town needed.

So somehow I managed to convince the town leaders to support this fantasy project (not that they had any money to throw at it), and I’d been talking to store-owners in the town about their ideas of what they’d like to see. Oh, and I helped to solve a murder of someone I had known (and not exactly liked) in high school there.

So now here I was, camping out in a bed and breakfast, sketching plans (what can you do with no money?), and, oh yes, finding another dead body. Silly me, I’d thought this would be an interesting job. It’s certainly not boring.

The Asheboro Mansion

Still, with the help of Josh Wainwright, who’s a college professor in Baltimore but had agreed to act as caretaker for the town’s only mansion during his sabbatical (part of the reason was to recover from his recent divorce—and he got a free apartment in the mansion’s carriage house), and my friend Lisbeth, and my long-ago ex-boyfriend (who’s now a lawyer), we came up with an unexpected solution to the town’s problem, and one that would draw tourists to the town.

We’re still working out the details of our plan, but things are a lot more interesting than I thought they’d be. (Thomas Edison even gets to play a part!)

Killer in the Carriage House will be released on July 9th. But! Leave a comment and you could win an Advanced Reader's Copy (which I already have) now.



28 comments:

  1. Thanks for the chance! JL_Minter@hotmail.com

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  2. A new to me series but I've read some of Sheila Connolly's books previously and have enjoyed them very much. Reading one of hers now: The Lost Traveller. dbahn(at)iw(dot)net

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  3. Thank you for the chance. I really enjoyed the first book & can't wait for this one. ryannaward(at)yahoo(dot)com.

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  4. It looks like a wonderful read. Can't wait
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  5. I’m looking forward to reading this
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  6. This story sounds intriguing and captivating. Thanks. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  7. I'd love to read an ARC of Killer in the Carriage House and see what Kate and her friends' have planned for Asheboro. Thanks so much for your giveaway! bobandcelia@sbcglobal.net

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  8. I would enjoy this fascinating book about the future of Asheboro. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  9. Sounds like a great book. Would really like to read. Thanks for the chance.
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  10. This sounds like a great book! Thanks for the chance to win a copy. acate9(at)utk(dot)edu

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  11. Carriage houses sound so romantic.
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  12. The book sounds interesting. I am already hooked by the tone of the character Kate, and since I have not read any of this series yet, I would love the chance to win.
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  13. I loved the first book and am anxious to read the next one! Thanks for the giveaway! Tari H barbie17(at)gmail(d0t)com

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  14. Thanks for the chance to win an ARC - loved MURDER AT THE MANSION!

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  16. I have yet to read any of your books. I am excited to start!
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  17. Hey there! I’ve been anxiously awaiting this second book! Hope that they able to make money for the town and of course solve any new crime! As always, any and all books you write!

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  18. I like the premise of this series and really want to read it. Thanks for the chance.
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  19. Beautiful book cover! I would love to win and read this book!
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  20. The cover is lovely. Sounds like a great series.

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  21. Oh this sounds amazing I love the cover. Thanks for the chance.

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  22. loved the first one, can't wait to read the next in this series!!!
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  24. Your covers sell the book as to what can be found within. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your giveaway for
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  25. Sounds like a good read.

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  26. Love getting ARC's, count me in! tWarner419@aol.com

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  27. Sounds super!!! Thanks! nani_geplcs(at)yahoo(dot)com

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