The Final Reveille by Amanda Flower

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The Final Reveille
by Amanda Flower

This book had a lot of action and it kept my attention from the time I picked it up, till I finished it, it also kept me guessing as there were a lot of possible suspects. I look forward to more in the Living History Museum Mystery Series.
~Melina’s Book Blog

Get swept away back to the civil war era with this historical whodunit that will have you so involved with the story you will find it hard to put down.
~Shelley’s Book Case​

This is the first book I’ve read by Amanda. I really enjoy her writing style. The story has an easy flow that carries the reader along.
~Booklady’s Booknotes

There are plenty of suspects, drama, history, colorful characters and personal family issues and even romance. The story is fast paced mostly taken place in one week time….I would love to read more mysteries set at the Living History Museum. Can’t wait to see what happens next at Barton Farms.

Kelsey is a likable and strong heroine and sleuth. Cynthia, Portia, Ashland, and the other characters add to the story with a bit of humor.
~Christa Reads and Writes

Amanda Flower does a nice job of bringing to the reader the feel of the encampment and the challenge of remaining in character.
There are wonderful examples of the friendships grown between the staff…
~Laura’s Interests

It ‘s written very well, captures the reader from the first pages: the plot is compelling, the characters are well developed, humorous and fun, the pace is fast. The descriptions are so detailed that it seems to really make a tour through the streets of this old village.

The writing was great at setting the scene and making Kelsey’s love of history contagious.
~Carstairs Considers….

I enjoyed getting to know all the characters, and there are quite a few! I have to say that I was not sad that Maxwell was murdered, he was not nice or up to any good.
Definitely a series to watch and we give it 4 paws up.
~Storeybook Reviews

As a lover of history and of mysteries, I found The Final Reveille to be very satisfying. I enjoyed the main character Kelsey Cambridge. The setting, plot and characters were all well defined.

the final reveille coverThe Final Reveille
(A Living History Museum Mystery)

Cozy Mystery
New Series
Publisher: Midnight Ink (May 8, 2015)
Paperback: 336 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0738744735


As the director of Barton Farm, a living history museum in Ohio, Kelsey Cambridge is underpaid and underappreciated, but she loves every minute of it. Determined to keep the struggling farm open, she plans to impress the museum’s wealthy benefactress, Cynthia Cherry, with a Civil War reenactment on the farm’s grounds.

Unfortunately, the first shot in the battle isn’t from a period soldier. It’s from Cynthia’s greedy nephew, Maxwell, who fires a threat at Kelsey to cut the museum’s funding. The next morning, things go from bad to worse when Kelsey discovers Maxwell dead. Now Kelsey is the police’s number one suspect, and she must start her own investigation to save Barton Farm . . . and herself.

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About This Author

Amanda Flower, a two-time Agatha Award-nominated mystery author, started her writing career in elementary school when she read a story she wrote to her sixth grade class and had the class in stitches with her description of being stuck on the top of a Ferris wheel. She knew at that moment she’d found her calling of making people laugh with her words. She also writes mysteries as national bestselling  author Isabella Alan. In addition to being an author, Amanda is an academic librarian for a small college near Cleveland.

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