Mining for Murder (A Happy Camper Mystery) by Mary Angela #Spotlight / #Giveaway – Great Escapes Book Tour @maryangelabooks

Mining for Murder (A Happy Camper Mystery)
by Mary Angela

I am happy to shine my spotlights on Mining for Murder by Mary Angela today!

About Mining for Murder

Mining for Murder (A Happy Camper Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Setting – South Dakota
Lyrical Press (April 5, 2022)
Print length ‏ : ‎ 275 pages
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0992TPJ24

Zo Jones is enjoying the sunny season at her Happy Camper gift shop in Spirit Canyon, South Dakota—when a murder reminds her all that glitters isn’t gold . . .


The South Dakota Gold Rush might be long over, but Zo Jones feels like she’s hit the mother lode when she and her friends browse an estate sale, where a rare old book about the history of Spirit Canyon is causing quite a commotion. In addition to local stories and secrets, the book may even contain the location of a famous stash of gold—a treasure worth killing for.


Zo’s friend Maynard Cline wins the bid on the book, to the chagrin of many interested parties, including the historical society and college history department. But when Zo and Hattie head to Maynard’s mansion to borrow the book for a library event, the only thing they find is Maynard—at the bottom of the mountain. The valuable book is gone. Zo knows this must be murder because there’s no way a germophobe like Maynard would have voluntarily dived into a pile of dirt. Now she’ll have to dig into a new case, and go prospecting for a perpetrator . . .


About Mary Angela

Mary Angela is the author of the Happy Camper cozy mystery series, the Professor Prather academic mystery series, and several short stories. When Mary isn’t penning heartwarming whodunits, she’s teaching, reading, traveling, or spending time with her family. She lives in South Dakota with her husband, daughters, and spoiled pets. You can find out more about her loves, including her writing, at

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Great Escapes Praise for Mining for Murder (A Happy Camper Mystery)
by Mary Angela

A fun mystery evolves as the story plays out full of surprise twists and hidden secrets making for a fun mystery read. Sure to be enjoyed by fans of the genre.
~Books a Plenty Book Reviews

I love reading about the history of these areas, steeped in folklore, indigenous peoples, and wild west experiences.
~Rosepoint Publishing

This is a good fun summer read. Lots of solid red herrings and just enough excitement!
~Rebecca M Douglas, Author

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3 thoughts on “Mining for Murder (A Happy Camper Mystery) by Mary Angela #Spotlight / #Giveaway – Great Escapes Book Tour @maryangelabooks

  1. What an intriguing book! I enjoy reading mysteries about books and have added this title to my tbr list.

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