Apple Cider Slaying (A Cider Shop Mystery) by Julie Anne Lindsey

Apple Cider Slaying (A Cider Shop Mystery)
by Julie Anne Lindsey

What a great start to a new cozy series . . . a well written cozy mystery full of apples, recipes, and a good time. Makes for pleasant reading.
~Books a Plenty Book Reviews

Delightful characters, a clever mystery, crisp settings and a dash of romantical possibilities make Apple Cider Slaying really fun to read.
~Reading is My SuperPower

If you would like to spend a few hours, saving a family orchard, defending a Granny from murder, and visiting the residents of Blossom Valley, pick up this book. You won’t be disappointed. 5 stars!
~Diane Reviews Books

Filled to bursting with mystery, great characters, a beautiful setting, and a bushel full of everything I look for in a book, I didn’t want it to end.
~Lisa K’s Book Reviews

Apple Cider Slaying is a delectable, engaging cozy mystery ebullient with fall-time charms that West Virginia offers. I’m sure it’ll make you have itchy feet to actually go there and taste everything in this book just like it did to me!
~Diary of a Book Fiend

Apple Cider Slaying is a perfect fall or winter read. I could almost taste the cider and smell the spices while reading this book.
~The Book’s the Thing

Apple Cider Slaying is a charming new cozy mystery with a strong minded sheriff, cinnamon cider, classic cars, cute kittens, a polluted press and Christmas cheer.
~The Avid Reader

I found the characters to be fresh and engaging and the mystery was stellar, one you can really take a big bite of and still be wrong. The setting was pure bliss, someplace I would visit often.
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

A suspenseful reveal had me turning pages faster and faster until I read the very last page. A well-done first in a new series that is one of my new favorites this year!
~Cinnamon, Sugar, and a Little Bit of Murder

One of the best things about a new series is getting to know the personalities of the main characters. Winnie pretends to be stronger than she is to protect her Granny and their dream . . . Throw an ex-boyfriend into the mix and some shady business deals and you have the makings for a spicy cozy.
~Laura’s Interests

This is the first book in a new series and it started off wonderfully . . . Winnie and Granny are great characters.
~Carla Loves To Read

While cozy mysteries usually have a murder to solve, I found myself just as wrapped up in the character’s everyday lives. Apple Cider Slaying is a great beginning to a wonderful series and I’d happily read more.

Wow! what a great start to what I hope will be a decent length series, Ms. Lindsey has the pick of the crop with this book!
~A Wytch’s Book Review Blog

With the festival season approaching, Apple Cider Slaying would make a good Christmas read. An interesting, entertaining and unique cozy debut by Julie Anne Lindsey.
~The Book Decoder

The author is very talented in her descriptive writing and these descriptions pulled me into the story from the very beginning. Each scene was so vivid in my mind and at times I felt like I was watching a movie instead of reading a book.
~MJB Reviewers

I thought the author did a great job with describing the relationships in the book, and I can honestly say, this is how most folks in WV are, very helpful and ready to step up to lend a neighbor a hand.
~Melina’s Book Blog

The mystery was solid, exciting, and kept me on my toes . . . The book is written well and so easy to read. I really enjoyed Apple Cider Slaying and can’t wait for the next book.
~Sapphyria’s Books

About Apple Cider Slaying

Apple Cider Slaying (A Cider Shop Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Kensington (October 29, 2019)
Mass Market Paperback: 320 pages
ISBN-10: 1496723473
ISBN-13: 978-1496723475

Apples are at the core of the family business run by Winona Mae Montgomery and her Granny Smythe. But this year’s crop is unseasonably ripe with murder . . .


Blossom Valley, West Virginia, is home to Smythe Orchards, Winnie and her Granny’s beloved twenty-five-acre farm and family business. But any way you slice it, it’s struggling. That’s why they’re trying to drum up business with the “First Annual Christmas at the Orchard,” a good old-fashioned holiday festival with enough delicious draw to satisfy apple-picking locals and cider-loving tourists alike—until the whole endeavor takes a sour turn when the body of Nadine Cooper, Granny’s long-time, grudge-holding nemesis, is found lodged in the apple press. Now, with Granny the number one suspect, Winnie is hard-pressed to prove her innocence before the real killer delivers another murder . .

Includes Recipes!

About Julie Anne Lindsey

Julie Anne Lindsey is a multi-genre author who writes the stories that keep her up at night. When she’s not creating new worlds and organizing the epic adventures of fictional characters, Julie can be found carpooling her three kids around Northeastern Ohio and plotting with her shamelessly enabling friends. Today, she hopes to make someone smile. One day she plans to change the world. Julie is a member of the International Thriller Writers, Romance Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime.

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