Bowled Over Americano
(Sara and Sean Cozy Mystery Series)
by Carolyn Arnold
About Bowled Over Americano
Bowled Over Americano (Sara and Sean Cozy Mystery Series)
1st in Series
Setting – New York
Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc. (April 11, 2023)
Print length : 263 pages
Digital ASIN : B0BKQC62FH
Sara Cain isn’t your typical thirty-two-year-old woman. Murder detective by day, writer and… sleuth by night? Just as long as there’s enough coffee to keep her going…
When her first novel gives her trouble, Sara goes for a walk to clear her writer’s block and ends up stumbling right into a real-life murder mystery. Magnum, an adventurous beagle, comes running off leash toward her in the local park, and she returns him home only to find his master dead on the entry floor.
Cliff Cunningham was a championship bowler with a mean streak and a temper, and police are pegging his Golden Pin bowling trophy as the murder weapon. While any number of people could have clocked a strike by knocking him on the noggin, the prime suspect is a friend of Sara’s mother—and she expects Sara to prove the woman’s innocence. A tall order, as the case isn’t officially hers and belongs to a rival detective.
But a promise is a promise, and Sara soon finds herself sleuthing undercover—and off the clock—in a world of polyester shirts and rental shoes. It’s not all bad, though, as she’s taking her friend and partner Sean McKinley along for the ride. They are better together than they’ve ever been split, and they’re not amateurs at finding killers.
Despite being up against small-town hijinks and colorful characters who threaten to roll their efforts into the gutter, they are having fun. That is, until they get close to the killer and a dangerous twist puts their lives at risk.
A completely addictive caper full of twists that offers up a serving of murder, a dollop of romance, and a dash of humor. This perfect blend of robust and sweet is bound to hit the spot with readers who are fans of Verity Bright, Tonya Kappes, and Agatha Frost.
Great Escapes Praise for Bowled Over Americano
(Sara and Sean Cozy Mystery Series)
by Carolyn Arnold
Bowled Over Americano by Carolyn Arnold is a fantastic start to a new series. I am giving five stars to Bowled Over Americano by Carolyn Arnold and recommending it to anyone interested in a great and wholesome cozy mystery.
~Baroness’ Book Trove
The writing flows smoothly, leading me from page to page, devouring the words, becoming involved with the richly developed characters, walking with them step by step to the very end…enjoying every minute of it.
I look forward to future books in this series and recommend Bowled Over Americano to other fans of cozy mysteries. This is a lively, well-written start to a new series!
~View From The Birdhouse
Bowled Over Americano by Carolyn Arnold has an adorable dog, more than one murder to solve, homicide detectives in love with each other (but unable to act on it), a few surprises, and a handful of quirky characters. I thought this was a cute introduction to a promising series!
~Reading is my Superpower
Bowled Over Americano by Carolyn Arnold is a fabulous cozy series debut. Things end on the very good note for the detective duo, so I am looking forward to knowing what’s next for them.
~The Book Decoder
I have always enjoyed Sara and Sean’s stories, so I was happy to see that she decided to take the series and rewrite them to extend them and share more of their lives.
Bowled Over Americano offers a great whodunnit with a pinch of comedy, a dash of romance, and small-town stunts, there’s enough to keep you entertained long into the night.
About Carolyn Arnold
CAROLYN ARNOLD is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author, as well as a speaker, teacher, and inspirational mentor. She has several continuing fiction series and has many published books. Her genre diversity offers readers police procedurals, hard-boiled and cozy mysteries, thrillers, and action adventures. Her crime fiction series have been praised by those in law enforcement as being accurate and entertaining. This led to her adopting the trademark: POLICE PROCEDURALS RESPECTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT™.
Carolyn was born in a small town and enjoys spending time outdoors, but she also loves the lights of a big city. Grounded by her roots and lifted by her dreams, her overactive imagination insists that she tell her stories. Her intention is to touch the hearts of millions with her books, to entertain, inspire, and empower.
She currently lives near London, Ontario, Canada with her husband and two beagles.
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