Death with a Dark Red Rose (A Writer’s Apprentice Mystery) by Julia Buckley #Spotlight / #Giveaway

Death with a Dark Red Rose (A Writer’s Apprentice Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
5th in Series
Publisher: Berkley (February 25, 2020)
Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages
ISBN-10: 0451491939
ISBN-13: 978-0451491930
Kindle ASIN: B07SSQ1M8N

Writer’s apprentice Lena London is enjoying life in Blue Lake and being newly engaged, but is soon drawn into the terrifying disappearance of one of her closest friends….


Lena is starting to feel like having it all may actually be possible! She and suspense novelist Camilla Graham are busily plotting their next novel and she’s got a brand-new diamond ring on her finger thanks to her fiancé, Sam West. The only blot on her Blue Lake life is a strange new corporation that has come to town called Plastisource. They seem to be intent on gobbling up prime real estate and changing the landscape of Lena’s lovely adopted home.


When she and Sam get a call from their good friend (and Blue Lake detective) Doug saying that his girlfriend–and Lena’s pal Belinda–isn’t answering her phone and missed a date with him, they all head out to her home. The trio is shocked to discover that Belinda’s purse and phone are at her house, along with a single red rose on her countertop–but Belinda herself is missing. Has she been abucted? Could the strange new corporation play a role in her disappearance? Lena is determined to find out and rescue her friend because she knows that the truth can be stranger and much more deadly than fiction….

About the Author
Julia Buckley is a Chicago writer. She has two series with Berkley Prime Crime, along with a variety of mystery novels available on Kindle.

Her hobbies are reading, writing, binge-watching tv series on Netflix, and hanging out with her husband, sons, four cats, and one giant Labrador.

Visit Julia at her website, or her Facebook page, Julia Buckley Mystery Novels, or see her on Twitter @juliabucks or follow her on Instagram at jellenbuckley.

Also by Julia Buckley


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6 thoughts on “Death with a Dark Red Rose (A Writer’s Apprentice Mystery) by Julia Buckley #Spotlight / #Giveaway

  1. Would love to read this series in Print. I would love to win this book and review it in the paper back version. Love the book cover. So intriguing, mysterious and interesting. The book cover is very eye catching. If were shopping for books and I am, I would by this book and the rest of the series.
    I hope I win.

  2. I just love your contests and your story. My husband is totally disabled (a drunk driver rear-ended him on his way to work several years ago). He is in his mid 50’s and it is such an adjustment for us. We are very blessed that he is still here, though, and we know it. We have you on our prayer list for comfort and peace. ALSO, I did share the giveaway of “Death with a Dark Rose” on twitter. I forgot to add the link, so here it is:


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