Killalot (An Ivy Meadows Mystery)
by Cindy Brown
Cindy Brown delivers an intriguing puzzle with a wide cast of characters while introducing us to the venue of the traveling Renaissance Faire circuit, a fascinating event.
~Mallory Heart’s Cozies
This book takes a serious turn in the final quarter of the book, and it is so beautiful for it. The character growth we get from several characters is good, but the growth we get in Ivy is outstanding.
This is a fun ride with a main character that oozes personality and sass. I think it delivers just what the author intended. An escape from a hard day and a humorous vacation into a world of fun, fast-paced, theatrically enhanced detecting.
~The Editing Pen
This is a fun mystery, in a unique setting, with interesting characters.
~Christa Reads and Writes
The mystery still took center stage, but this was more of a character driven mystery than some of the previous books in this series . . . Fans of the series will be thrilled to see how Ivy grows in her personal life as well as her professional one.
~Carla Loves To Read
About the Book
Killalot (An Ivy Meadows Mystery)
6th in Series
Henery Press (November 15, 2018)
Hardcover: 282 pages
Paperback: 282 pages
Digital ASIN: B07H3CH4RH
A jouster, a playwright, and a detective walk into a faire…but it’s no joke when one ends up dead.
Actress and part-time PI Ivy Meadows is thrilled when she learns that the famous playwright behind Hello Dolly Madison is in Arizona. Not so much when she realizes he’s a suspect in the murder of a Renaissance faire jouster.
As is her friend Riley. And about a thousand other people, all disguised in Renaissance costume during the fatal jousting match.
When Ivy is hired to investigate the killing, she goes undercover as a Cockney belly dancer at the faire and finagles her way into the playwright’s Kennedy-inspired version of Camelot—as Marilyn Monroe, no less.
Then, in the midst of her toughest case ever, Ivy has to solve another dilemma: Will she follow her lifelong dream of being an actor or settle down with the love of her life?
The murder investigation, the play, and real life come together in a twist that begs the question: Is there a happily-ever-after for anyone?
Books in the Ivy Meadows Humorous Mystery Series:
THE SOUND OF MURDER (#2)
OLIVER TWISTED (#3)
IVY GET YOUR GUN (#4)
The Phantom of Oz (#5)
About the Author
Cindy Brown has been a theater geek (musician, actor, director, producer, and playwright) since her first professional gig at age 14. Now a full-time writer, she’s lucky enough to have garnered several awards (including 3rd place in the 2013 international Words With Jam First Page Competition, judged by Sue Grafton!) and is an alumnus of the Squaw Valley Writers Workshop. Though Cindy and her husband now live in Portland, Oregon, she made her home in Phoenix, Arizona, for more than 25 years and knows all the good places to hide dead bodies in both cities.
Website & Blog: www.cindybrownwriter.com
Twitter handle: @friendlybrown
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Comments on “Killalot (An Ivy Meadows Mystery) by Cindy Brown”
Looking forward to reading this! Thanks for the chance.
Love the picture of Richard Burton and Julie Andrews!