Lost Under A Ladder
by Linda O. Johnston
A precious pup, great characters, and a delightful cozy setting…
~Mochas, Mysteries and Meows
Lost Under a Ladder is an engaging light mystery….
~The Bookwyrm’s Hoard
I really enjoyed this mystery and I liked getting to know Rory and her dog, Pluckie…The mystery was well-written and engaging and I’m looking forward to spending more time with the residents of Destiny in future books. I love Ms. Johnston’s books and Lost Under A Ladder is a great start to what will be a very charming series.
This is a cozy mystery. With lots of drama, good suspense, some action, and lots of superstitions. I was kept guessing back and forth to different suspects.
The town is fun and whimsical and the characters endearing, definitely a small town and all that goes with that. Definitely a new series to watch.
You will love the story …
~Shelley’s Book Case
This is just the type of book I like to read. It was one I started and couldn’t put down. I could not wait to find out what was going to happen next!
~Kaisy Daisy’s Corner
Nearly everyone in town was a potential suspect. Attention swung one way and then another, with no one guessing correctly up until the very end. A delightful read and a most comfortable cozy.
I like the author’s flair for storytelling. Her dialogue is smooth and her characters are well developed.
~Socrates Book Reviews
I loved this story and can’t wait to see what is next for Justin, Rory, Martha and of course PLUCKIE!
Lots of great characters and wonderful writing means I will be on the lookout for the next in this series, it is ♥♥♥♥♥
~Rantin’ Ravin’ and Reading
Lost Under a Ladder
(A Superstition Mystery)
Brand New Series
Publisher: MIDNIGHT INK (October 8, 2014)
Is it luck or is it . . . Destiny?
Are superstitions real? Rory Chasen doesn’t think so–until her beloved fiance walks under a ladder and is killed by a car five minutes later. Needing closure, Rory takes her dog Pluckie to a town called Destiny, where superstitions are a way of life.
Rory’s visit to Destiny takes an unexpected turn when Pluckie saves the life of Martha, the owner of the Lucky Dog Boutique. To show her gratitude, Martha offers Rory a job at the pet store. But when Martha becomes the prime suspect in the murder of the local bookshop owner, Rory refuses to believe that she would do it. Rory is convinced the real killer still roams Destiny’s streets, and she must uncover the truth before Martha is hauled off to jail.
About This Author
Linda O. Johnston’s first published fiction appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and won the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award for Best First Mystery Short Story of the year. Since then, Linda, a former lawyer who is now a full-time writer, has published more short stories, novellas, and 37 romance and mystery novels, including the Pet Rescue Mystery Series, a spinoff from her Kendra Ballantyne, Pet-Sitter mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime, plus Harlequin Romantic Suspense as well as the Alpha Force paranormal romance miniseries for Harlequin Nocturne.
Her latest cozy mystery series, the Superstition Mysteries from Midnight Ink, kicks off in October 2014 with LOST UNDER A LADDER. Linda believes that reading the Superstition Mysteries will bring good luck!
September 29 – Mochas, Mysteries and Meows – Review, Interview
September 30 – Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf – Guest Post
October 1 – The Bookwyrm’s Hoard – Review
October 2 – Books-n-Kisses – Review
October 3 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, & Sissy, Too! – Guest Post
October 3 – readalot blog – Review
October 4 – StoreyBook Reviews – Review, Guest Post
October 5 – deal sharing aunt – Interview
October 6 – Shelley’s Book Case – Review
October 7 – Brooke Blogs – Guest Post
October 7 – Kaisy Daisy’s Corner – Review
October 8 – Back Porchervations – Review, Interview
October 9 – Socrates’ Book Reviews – Review, Guest Post
October 10 – Chloe Gets A Clue – Interview
October 11 – Community Bookstop – Review
October 12 – rantin’ ravin’ and reading – Review, Guest Post
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