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Book Giveaway: Diane Vallere’s DRESSED TO CONFESS
Author Guest , Giveaways / August 21, 2017

Ready for a murder mystery cloaked in a “costume?” Fear not, Diane Vallere is here! DRESSED TO CONFESS by Diane Vallere A Costume Shop Mystery Someone is masquerading as a murderer at Proper City’s annual Sagebrush Festival—and it’s up to costume shop owner Margo Tamblyn to solve the case. It’s time for the annual Sagebrush Festival in Proper City, Nevada, and this year’s theme is family game night. Margo Tamblyn and her dad, owners of the Disguise DeLimit costume shop, have provided costumes for local dance troupe the Domino Divas, who each wear a different color domino mask. When head dancer Ronnie Cass misses the performance, Margo finds her dressed to kill in her costume—and dead. As the police investigate, Margo learns that Don Digby, her father’s best friend, is the prime suspect, tied to the victim by a long-ago unsolved robbery. Now Margo must unmask the real killer before her dad’s buddy winds up in prison stripes. Mystery Cozy [Berkley Prime Crime, On Sale: August 1, 2017, Mass Market Paperback / e-Book, ISBN: 9780425278307 / eISBN: 9780698183452] Buy DRESSED TO CONFESS: | Kindle | | iTunes/iBooks | Kobo | Google Play | Powell’s Books | Books-A-Million |…

Diane Vallere | Suede to Rest
Author Guest / November 10, 2014

I have fond memories of playing in fabric stores when I was young. My mom is an excellent seamstress, and often took my sister and me on trips to Levine’s, our local fabric store, to pick out patterns for new dresses, curtains, pillows, or pajamas. She’d drop me by the tables of pattern books where I’d spend hours flipping through the pages, admiring the fashionable sketches and dreaming of the possibilities. As I got older, I would wander the aisles and pick out interesting prints for clothes that I made myself. Fabric stores are like bookstores to me. I can’t walk into one and not come out with a package. There are no better places to fritter away time! So when the idea of a cozy mystery series set in a fabric shop came to mind, I knew it was the perfect way to combine two passions. I imagined an old fabric store like the one I used to play in, one that had been around since the fifties. What treasures might be hidden inside: dusty vintage fabrics in a stockroom, new old stock of buttons, pattern books from decades past, forgotten packages of bias tape, or thick bolts of…