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Fresh Pick / December 4, 2012

Royal Spyness #6\n \n November 2012\n On Sale: November 6, 2012\n Featuring: Lady Georgiana Rannoch\n 320 pages \nISBN: 0425252787\nEAN: 9780425252789\nKindle: B008EXJZHE\nHardcover / e-Book\n$24.95\n Add to Wish List\n Mystery, Holiday, Mystery HistoricalBuy at Georgie is back … in time for a Christmas mystery to solve The Twelve Clues Of Christmas\n by Rhys Bowen She may be thirty-fifth in line for the throne, but Lady Georgiana Rannoch cannot wait to ring in the new year—before a Christmas killer wrings another neck… On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me—well, actually, my true love, Darcy O’Mara, is spending a feliz navidad tramping around South America. Meanwhile, Mummy is holed up in a tiny village called Tiddleton-under-Lovey with that droll Noel Coward! And I’m snowed in at Castle Rannoch with my bumbling brother, Binky, and sourpuss sister-in-law, Fig. So it’s a miracle when I contrive to land a position as hostess to a posh holiday party in Tiddleton. The village is like something out of A Christmas Carol! But no sooner have I arrived than a neighborhood nuisance, a fellow named Freddie falls out of a tree, dead…. Dickensian, indeed. Freddie’s merely a stocking stuffer. On my second day…

Cleo Coyle | Holidays are Murder—with Recipes
Author Guest / December 4, 2012

“Pluck” is a word I usually associate with chickens. On the other hand, Booklist was kind enough to describe my amateur sleuth as having pluck (a valid observation because Clare Cosi may be many things, but she is no chicken). A divorced, single mom in her forties, Clare is a coffeehouse manager by day, a relentless snoop by night, and she displays quite a bit of pluck in HOLIDAY BUZZ, the brand new release in my Coffeehouse Mystery series, already an Amazon bestseller in mystery, a Barnes & Noble Holiday Mystery Pick, and a Mystery Guild Featured Alternate Selection. At the close of a glittering winter charity party—known as the Great New York Cookie Swap—Clare finds the bludgeoned body of a pretty baker’s assistant. The murder victim is an illegal Irish immigrant, a young woman Clare knew and liked. When the detectives in charge of the case pursue the wrong suspect, Clare begins to ask her own questions. In the course of her investigation, she must dodge a pair of reality show divas, hoodwink a randy hockey player, outwit a conniving Cajun cook, and butt heads with one of the biggest forensic freaks in the New York Police Department. Clare’s…