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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Cover Reveal Cozy Book Two

In case you missed it elsewhere online, here is the cover for DOGGONE DEADLY, the second book in my new cozy mystery series. FURBIDDEN FATALITY, the first book, came out a little less than two weeks ago. Have you read it yet? If so, hopefully you're eager for book two, which will be out in early November.
It is up for preorder now, in case you want to get a jump on things.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Furbidden Fatality Really BIG Giveaway

 TWO WEEKS!!!! That's how long it is until FURBIDDEN FATALITY  is out in the world. So if you've been around this blog at all before, you know what that means. It means I go completely nuts and do a huge, seriously over-the-top giveaway for my readers.

I'm so very excited about this new series, and I really hope that people will help me to spread the word (you know, so everyone will go out and buy it and read it and stuff). To encourage that, I will be giving away All the Things. No seriously, check it out.


Koshka tried helping. It didn't really work.

Because I wanted as many people as possible to have a chance at winning, I'm going to be giving out multiple prizes. If you enter, you might win a $10 Amazon gift card, a tote bag, a notebook, a mousepad, a cute stuffed kitty with a magnet, a download of the audiobook, or the grand prize, a Fire 7 Tablet. The more options you choose on the Rafflecopter form (and the more days you share on Twitter), the more chances you have to win.

The giveaway is open worldwide (except the audiobook download, which only works in the US, I'm afraid). I hope you'll all join in the fun, and tell everyone about the new cozy mystery series and Furbidden Fatality.

Don't forget to preorder if you can (publishers love preorders, so authors love them too). If you can't, put it on your wishlist, or ask your local library to order a copy. I already dropped a copy off at my library, so they'll have one. Don't forget that your local Indie bookstore can always special order you a copy too.

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A lottery winner uses her good fortune to save a local pet sanctuary, but when a body is discovered on the property, she just might be in the doghouse in this first book in a new, charming cozy mystery series from author Deborah Blake.

Kari Stuart’s life is going nowhere—until she unexpectedly wins the lottery. The twenty-nine-year-old instant multimillionaire is still mulling plans for her winnings when rescuing a bossy black kitten leads her to a semi-abandoned animal shelter. They need the cash—Kari needs a purpose.

But the dilapidated rescue is literally going to the dogs with a pending lawsuit, hard to adopt animals, and too much unwanted attention from the town’s dog warden. When the warden turns up dead outside the shelter’s dog kennels, Kari finds herself up a creek without a pooper-scooper.

With the help of some dedicated volunteers, a cute vet, and a kitten who mysteriously shows up just when she needs it, Kari must prove her innocence all while trying to save a dog on death row. Now she just needs to hope that her string of unexpected luck isn’t about to run out.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

Monday, January 18, 2021

Furbidden Fatality Sweepstakes

 Well, this blog got more or less abandoned during the crazy times of 2020, but now it's a new (marginally less crazy?) year and I'm hoping to post here a little bit more often. Admittedly, much of what I would have put up here is now going on to my PATREON 

 Hopefully I'll post more here too, although if you've never checked it out, you might want to.

 Anyway, let's start out with something fun! As of tomorrow, it will be six weeks until Furbidden Fatality comes out. Furbidden Fatality, in case you've lost track, is the first book in my new cozy mystery series from Berkley. It's set in an animal shelter in the Catskills and I think you're really going to love it.

What you're sure to love is that Berkley is doing a sweepstakes for the book, and will be giving away e-galley copies to two lucky winners.

  You can enter HERE    The sweepstakes runs through January 29th.

As always, I'll also be doing some giveaways of my own (including a Fire Tablet) and I've gotten some cool swag including tote bags, mouse pads, and notebooks. Which one would be your favorite, if you could pick only one?

That cute little sheep was a Yule gift from my Llewellyn editor Elysia

I'll be posting more about the book, what inspired it, and what kinds of events are coming up (all virtual, of course) so check back often or sign up to follow the blog if you haven't already.

I hope you are all well and that this new year brings you only good things. Stay safe!