Dead Air and Double Dares by Janis Thornton


Dead Air and Double Dares
by Janis Thornton

Many twists and turns takes the reader along the trail as Crystal searches for clues to exonerate her friend Cliff and maybe even
~The Journey Back

This is a fast paced story with all the elements devoted cozy readers clamor for. The deadly deeds are backed up with subtle humor and lovably quirky characters.
~Laura’s Interests

Watching Crystal both clear her name and uncover the real killer is an exciting and entertaining adventure. A super pick-me-up!
~Back Porchervations

Dead Air and Double Dares has an array of fun, friendly, intelligent and interesting characters.
~Nadaness In Motion

Dead Air and Double Dares by Janis Thornton
Cup of Tea Books, an imprint of PageSpring Publishing (June 18, 2017)
Number of Pages 310

Crystal Cropper, editor of the Elmwood Gazette, has added incentive in finding out who killed Horace Q. Ogilvie, owner of the local radio station and the most reviled man in town. Horace turns up dead minutes before he is supposed to broadcast his next malicious editorial, designed to destroy yet another Elmwood luminary. Fortunately for the police department, Horace’s list of future targets provides an abundant pool of suspects. Unfortunately for Crystal, her name is at the top!

About This Author

Janis Thornton is a freelance writer, personal historian, and award-winning journalist. She is the author of two local history books, Images of America: Tipton County and Images of America: Frankfort. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, the Indiana Writers Center, Association of Personal Historians, and the Midwest Writers Workshop Planning Committee. She lives in a small Indiana town not unlike Elmwood. Dust Bunnies and Dead Bodies is her debut cozy mystery.
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  11 Responses to “Dead Air and Double Dares by Janis Thornton”

  1. Bad enough that her was a pain in everyone’s patootie, he left an incriminating list.

  2. Can’t get enough of cozy mysteries! Just added more on my TBR list!

  3. Another new author and series to me. Enjoyed the description of the book and I’m definitely adding to my TBR list.

  4. I bet it would be fun to spend a day with Crystal.

  5. This sounds like it’s worth a read

  6. The mean guy was going to do a malicious editorial! It’s all so tragic!

  7. Sounds like a good read.

  8. I did. Thanks for a chance to win a copy.

  9. Great image of using a dust broom and pan to sweep up bits and pieces of personalities to use later in your stories.

  10. This is a new author to me. The book looks really good. Thank you for the chance. Sharon catwoman-1(at)comcast(dot)net

  11. A new author is always good to find and read I am excited to read it in print and leave a few reviews!

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