Great Escapes Book Tour – Deathbed & Breakfast by Bart J. Gilbertson

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Deathbed & Breakfast
by Bart J. Gilbertson


Deathbed & Breakfast (Pookotz Sisters Bed & Breakfast Mysteries)
Cozy Mystery
Publisher: Cozy Cat Press (June 30, 2013)
Paperback: 264 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1939816115
E-Book File Size: 372 KB


Dollycas’s Thoughts
Retired CEO, Richard Forester and his granddaughter are just passing through town and need a place to stay for the night. A stop at a local store leads them to the Pookotz Sisters B & B. Everyone can see that Richard is very ill as he barely stays awake and is in obvious pain through the evening meal.

This story had a bit of a Twilight Zone feel as this seemingly random stop takes them to a place where all the guests at are all connected to Richard or his former company. A company where he was accused of embezzling $750,000 but never convicted of the crime. When he is found dead in his bed the next morning it is first believed he has died of natural causes. Then the sheriff and coroner find evidence of murder. Everyone is placed under house arrest while the local authorities start their investigation,  the Pookotz sisters start a little investigation of their own.

I can tell this author has a great sense of humor because it really comes through in this story. Edna and Mildred Pookotz are absolute treasures and excellent amateur detectives. Felix the chef was a hoot! I wouldn’t want to eat any food he prepared but he had me laughing out loud.

The story is full with twists and turns as means, motive, and opportunity are determined for all the suspects and one clue leads to another.

This was a very interesting debut. I am quite anxious to see what is in store for Edna and Mildred and their future guests. I think fans of Jessica Fletcher will fall quickly for these sisters.

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About This Author
Bart J. Gilbertson is the author of the Pookotz Sisters Mystery Series. Although he was born in Wisconsin, he spent most of his youth and later years in the rocky mountain state of Idaho. He has been all over the northwest and it is his love for the lush green state of Oregon that inspired the setting for Pleasant Lake and its inhabitants. He attended ITT Technical Institute in Boise, ID and received an Associate in Applied Science Degree for Computer Networking Systems and graduated with honors. Bart has worn many hats over his lifetime career, but the one he is most proud of is that of being a writer. He currently resides in O’Neill, NE. He has two children.

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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. Receiving a complimentary copy in no way reflected my review of this book. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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5 thoughts on “Great Escapes Book Tour – Deathbed & Breakfast by Bart J. Gilbertson

  1. The Pookotz Sisters? That sounds a lot like something my Italian father-in-law used to call me when I expressed an opinion he didn’t like. Good luck Bart!

    1. Hi, Jack! Well, I hope you find Edna and Mildred Pookotz more agreeable than your italian father-in-law when he was in a disagreeable mood….haha! I appreciate the “good luck” wish. I hope you enjoy the book, if you’ve gotten a copy. 🙂

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