Dying for the Past by Tj O’Connor


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Dying for the Past
by Tj O’Connor

…love this series it really pulls you in… Definitely a great new series I will soak up as much as possible!
~Community Bookstop

The end of the book was such a hoot. You tore from one event to the next, all of it culminating in the big bang ending. I wanted to read the end, yet I didn’t want the story of Tuck and his gang to be over.
Laura’s Ramblins and Reviews

Dying for the Past is a great mystery filled with so many twists and turns that you’ll swear you were riding a roller coaster.
~Sapphyria’s Book Reviews

This book is a story that is full of suspense, twists and a little ghost thrown in.
~Deal Sharing Aunt

I enjoyed his writing style as the book just seemed to flow. Another thing I liked about this book was that it was fast paced which made reading it very easy.
~Griperang’s Bookmarks

This book moved at a really fast pace which is perfect when it comes to a mystery. I hate when there is too much down time in these types of books. I loved the characters and how well fleshed out they were, erm, even when they didn’t have flesh anymore.
~A Chick Who Reads

Dying for the Past is a enjoyable romp of a read.
~Back Porchervations

This story was just plain fun for me to read. The mystery is spot on, with twists and different suspects to keep you guessing until the end. I’m a big fan of the author’s writing style. I cannot wait to read more from TJ O’Connor.
~Brooke Blogs

Dying for the PastDying for the Past
(A Gumshoe Ghost Mystery)

2nd in Series
Paperback: 408 pages
Publisher: Midnight Ink (January 8, 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-0738742069


Dying is not for the faint of heart . . .
. . . Neither is the murder of a mysterious philanthropist with ties to the Russian mob and 1939 gangsters.

At an A-list charity ball organized by his wife, Angela, former detective Oliver “Tuck” Tucker is doing his best to prove that ghosts know how to have a good time—until a man is murdered in cold blood on the dance floor.
Never one to let a mystery go unsolved, Tuck is on the case with help from Angela and his former police-detective partners. Together, they must be the first to read “the book”—deceased gangster Vincent Calabrese’s journal that names names and reveals the dirty secrets of several modern-day spies.

As Tuck learns the book’s secrets, he begins to unravel his own family’s wayward past, leading to the question—is being a ghost hereditary? Even while chasing a killer, the biggest challenge Tuck must conquer is how to be back amongst the living . . . but not one of them.

main bw photoAbout This Author

Tj O’CONNOR IS THE 2015 GOLD MEDAL WINNER OF THE INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS BOOK AWARDS FOR MYSTERIES and the author of Dying to Know and Dying for the Past, available in books stores and e-books from Midnight Ink. His third paranormal mystery, DYING TO TELL, will be released January 2016. He is currently working on a traditional mystery and a new thriller. Tj is an international security consultant specializing in anti-terrorism, investigations, and threat analysis—life experiences that drive his novels. With his former life as a government agent and years as a consultant, he has lived and worked around the world in places like Greece, Turkey, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, and throughout the Americas—among others. He was raised in New York’s Hudson Valley and lives with his wife and Lab companions in Virginia where they raised five children. Dying to Know is also a Foreword Review’s 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award finalist.

Learn about Tj’s world at:


Web Site:  www.tjoconnor.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/tjoconnor.author

Blog: http://tjoconnorbooks.blogspot.com/

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7148441.T_J_O_Connor


Purchase Links

Indiebound: http://www.indiebound.org/book/9780738742069

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Dying-Past-Gumshoe-Ghost-Mystery/dp/0738742066

Barnes and Noblehttp://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dying-for-the-past-tj-oconnor/1119693783?ean=9780738742069

Books A Million: http://www.booksamillion.com/p/Dying-Past/T-J-OConnor/9780738742069?id=6096939805749

Midnight Ink: http://www.midnightinkbooks.com/product.php?ean=9780738742069

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June 8 – Community Bookstop – Review

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June 10 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – Review

June 11 – View from the Birdhouse – Interview

June 12 – deal sharing aunt – Review, Interview

June 13 – Griperang’s Bookmarks – Review, Guest Post

June 14 – A Chick Who Reads – Review

June 15 – Back Porchervations – Review

June 16 – Writers and Readers of Paranormal Mystery – Guest Post

June 17 – Brooke Blogs – Review, Guest Post


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  3 Responses to “Dying for the Past by Tj O’Connor”

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  3. Sounds like a great mystery! Thank you fro the giveaway.

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