Summer Snoops Unleashed: 14 Furr-ocious Mysteries and Cozy Crimes

 

Summer Snoops Unleashed:
14 Furr-ocious Mysteries and Cozy Crimes
by Judith Lucci  Anna Celeste Burke,  Colleen Mooney, Fiona Quinn, Maria Grazia Swan,  Kelly Hashway, Kim Hunt Harris, Susan Boles, Lisa B. Thomas, Emily Selby, Ava Mallory, Chelsea Thomas, Sam Cheever, and Joanna Campbell Slan

A great anthology that has (bother it!) added some more authors to be ever-increasing TBR list!
~A Wytch’s Book Review Blog

I am reviewing the first mystery in the collection, The Most Glittery Crime of The Year – The Jewel Heist.
The mystery is a fast-paced read, with charming place descriptions (I would love to visit the gallery!) and some witty dialogue.
~View from the Birdhouse

THIS FOURTEEN MYSTERY BOXED SET IS FILLED WITH THE MOST DELIGHTFUL PET CENTRIC COZY MYSTERIES YOU COULD ASK FOR, AND SET IN ENTICING, IF DEADLY, SUMMER LOCATIONS. EACH ONE AN ORIGINAL, NEW STORY FROM ITS RESPECTIVE AUTHOR.
~Lisa Ks Book Reviews

The story I am going to talk about is Ruff Justice by Joanna Campbell Slan.
I liked the fact that the author takes a very serious social issue (elder abuse) and writes about it in a heartfelt way.
~MJB Reviewers

Radical Regatta! by Anna Celeste Burke is a fabulous cozy mystery with a couple as sleuths.
~Baroness’ Book Trove

The Most Glittery Crime of the Year by Judith Lucci. The first book’s mystery and the added history are a hit.
~Baroness’ Book Trove

Fireworks, Forensics, and Felonies by Colleen Mooney is a great story with another couple crime-fighting duo.
~Baroness’ Book Trove

Really a fantastic way to try each author to see if their style works for you and the proceeds helping charity in an extra special added bonus.
~Books a Plenty Book Reviews

If you love dogs and mysteries then this is a box set you need to pick up . . . So far I have read High Heel Homicide and Spunky Bumpkin. Both stories were excellent! Each combined a mixture of dogs, intrigue, and witty characters that will grab your attention.
~Storeybook Reviews

A Knead to Kill by Chelsea Thomas features an amateur sleuth by the same name, and her Aunt May and hysterical friend Teeny . . . A quick-paced and quirky cozy mystery with all the right ingredients.
~Laura’s Interests

About the Book

Summer Snoops Unleashed: 14 Furr-ocious Mysteries and Cozy Crimes
 
Cozy Mystery
Independently Published
Release Date – July 23, 2019
ASIN: B07R49T674

Summertime Murders are RUFF

ALL BRAND NEW STORIES!

Looking for cool cozies for hot summer days? Then you’ll love this purr-fectly paw-some cozy mystery boxed set from fourteen USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon best-selling authors.We’ve pulled out all the stops with Summer Snoops Unleashed! Enjoy hours of fun sniffing out clues on sandy beaches, shimmering waterways, and at small-town celebrations in these brand-new stories full of wily sleuths, cagey plots, and un-fur-gettable tails!Fetch your copy now to get these furr-ocious new cozy mysteries and woof it up with us!

They’re howlingly good reads!

All preorders support best lives for pets!

Here’s a sampling of stories…

WSJ and USA Best Selling Author Judith Lucci – The Most Glittery Crime of the Year: The Jewel Heist – An Artzy Chicks Mystery

WSJ and USA Today Best Selling Author Anna Celeste Burke ¬- Radical Regatta! Corsario Cove Cozy Mystery #4

WSJ & USA Today Best Selling Author Colleen Mooney – Fireworks, Forensics & Felonies

USA Today Best Selling Author Fiona Quinn – YOURS. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Amazon Best Selling Author Maria Grazia Swan – Pies, Lies and a Last Goodbye

USA Today Best Selling Author Kelly Hashway – You Can’t Judge a Crime by its Aura

WSJ & USA Today Best Selling Author Kim Hunt Harris – Yankee Doodle Deadly: A Trailer Park Princess Novella

WSJ & USA Today Best Selling Author Susan Boles – Death in Mercy

Best Selling Author Amazon Lisa B. Thomas – Sharpe Pain: A Corpse in the Cabin

Amazon Best Selling Author Emily Selby – Death and Taxes on a Cloud

Amazon Best Selling Author Joanna Campbell Slan – Ruff Justice: Second Chance Adventure #5

WSJ and USA Today Best Selling Author Ava Mallory – High Heel Homicide: A Holly Woods Mystery Novella

Amazon Best Selling Author Chelsea Thomas – A Knead to Kill

WSJ and USA Today Best Selling Author Sam Cheever – Spunky Bumpkin

CLICK GRAPHIC BELOW TO READ THE FIRST CHAPTERS OF EACH STORY

About the Authors

Dr. Judith Lucci is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-selling author. She is the award-winning author of the Alexandra Destephano Medical Thriller and the Michaela McPherson “Two Sleuth’s and a Dog” Crime series. She also writes psychological fiction. Her cozy series, The Artzy Chicks Mysteries focuses on a group of eccentric, talented but zany artists in their Art Gallery at a Five Star Mountain Resort in the Virginia mountains.

In 2017, ‘Viral Intent’ (Book 3) Alexandra Destephano Series) was awarded a Gold Medal by Readers’ Favorites for ‘Best Political Thriller’. as was her crime thriller ‘The Case of Dr. Dude’ (Michaela McPherson #1) for a Gold Medal for ‘Best Amateur Sleuth for 2017. ‘The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year‘ won an additional gold medal for ‘Best Holiday Read’ of 2017.

Her favorite things are reading, writing, and art. In her spare time she teaches painting, loves up on animals and raises money for needy causes. Judith lives with her 4 dog family in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. She loves to connect with her readers and is available at judithlucciwrites@gmail.com. Check our her website at judithlucci.com. and sign-up for a free copy of Chaos at Crescent City Medical Center.

Anna Celeste Burke is a USA Today & Wall Street Journal bestselling author who lives in the desert near Palm Springs with her beloved husband and loudmouthed Siamese cat. A retired professor who once worked as a Disney chef, you’ll find her snooping into life’s mysteries with fun, fiction, and food!

Colleen Mooney was born and raised in New Orleans along with everyone else in her family. She is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author and writes a cozy mystery series set in New Orleans called The New Orleans Go Cup Chronicles.  The 7th  book in her series is Fireworks, Forensics and Felonies will be in Summer Snoops Unleashed.  Her Politicians, Potholes and Praline released in March 2019 and is available on Amazon and KU.

Since January 2017 Colleen organized a Sisters In Crime chapter in New Orleans and is not planning a Mystery Writers Conference in November in New Orleans. She is currently working on her next book in the series.

In New Orleans, she’s been a member and active in many Mardi Gras Krewes, Super Krewes, and organizations. Colleen says she has never met a parade she didn’t like.

She’s an ardent animal lover and the Director for a breed rescue, Schnauzer Rescue of Louisiana for the last fifteen years. She has rescued and placed over 350 abandoned or surrendered Schnauzers. She loves to write and writes about what she loves. Colleen says, “New Orleans is where it all happens for me.”

Fiona Quinn is a four-time USA Today bestselling author, a Kindle Scout winner, and has been listed as an Amazon Top 100 author in: Romantic Suspense; Mystery, thriller, and suspense; Mysteries, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.

Maria Grazia Swan

Award-winning author Maria Grazia Swan was born in Italy. She’s lived in Belgium, France, Germany, Southern California and Arizona—all juicy places that fuel her stories and characters.

These days, Maria Grazia volunteers at the animal shelter seeking the perfect family for homeless pets.  Her deepest passions?  Writing and being the matchmaker for people and pets who are waiting to find each other.

Maria loves travel, opera, good books, hiking, and intelligent movies. Her idea of a perfect evening?  Stimulating conversation, Northern Italian food, and chilled Prosecco.

She loves to hear from her readers! Feel free to contact her through her website:  www.mariagraziaswan.com.

Kelly Hashway fully admits to being one of the most accident-prone people on the planet, but luckily she gets to write about female sleuths who are much more coordinated than she is. Maybe it was growing up watching Murder She Wrote that instilled a love of mystery, but she spends her days writing cozy mysteries. Kelly’s also a sucker for first love, which is why she writes romance under the pen name Ashelyn Drake. When she’s not writing, Kelly works as an editor and also as Mom, which she believes is a job title that deserves to be capitalized.

Kim Hunt Harris is the USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-selling author of the Trailer Park Princess Christian cozy mystery series.

Kim knew she wanted to be a writer before she even knew how to write. When her parents read bedtime stories to her, she knew she wanted to be a part of the story world. She started out writing children’s stories, and her stories grew as she did. She discovered a gift for humor and a love for making people laugh with her tales, and the Trailer Park Princess series was born.

Kim loves to not only make her readers laugh and entertain them with a good mystery, but also to examine the issues the everyday people face…well, every day. Issues such as faith and forgiveness, perseverance and tolerance. Set in Lubbock, Texas, the fun books feature a cast of quirky characters, outrageous situations, a drama queen of a dog, and from time to time, a tear or two.

Kim lives with her husband of more than thirty years and two teenage kids in Lubbock, TX.

Susan Boles is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author who lives in Mississippi with her rescue mini Dachshund and rescue cat of no particular breed. You’ll find her writing mysteries centered around small southern towns with lots of great characters.

Lisa B. Thomas

Born and raised in Texas, I always knew I wanted to be a writer. Finally, after thirty-three years as a high school journalism and English teacher, I released my first novel. Having grown up reading Trixie Belden, Nancy Drew, and Agatha Christie, I was drawn to the mystery genre.

I write clean, classic whodunnits with realistic characters and situations. It’s probably because my first book was based on a true-life murder mystery from my own family. That book, Sharpe Shooter, led to the Maycroft Mysteries. I also write Killer Shots Mysteries and the Beachside Bookshop Magical Cozy Mysteries (co-written with Paula Lester.) I call my books “Mysteries with Heart & Humor,” and that’s just what you’ll get.

When not writing, I enjoy my grown husband and dog, my children, grandchildren, grandpets, photography, traveling, and antiquing (aka. buying and selling used junk).

Follow Lisa Online:    Website – Facebook – Twitter

Emily Selby is a Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author who lives between France and New Zealand with her husband, daughter and a multilingual rescue cat. She loves writing and reading cozy mysteries with a sprinkle of romance, full of quirky characters and set in charming little towns.

Joanna Campbell Slan

National bestselling and award-winning author Joanna Campbell Slan has written and/or edited 40 books, including both fiction and non-fiction works. In addition to being included in Amazon’s list of Top 100 Mystery Authors, Joanna was one of the early Chicken Soup for the Soul contributors, and her stories appear in five of those New York Times bestselling books. Her first non-fiction book, Using Stories and Humor: Grab Your Audience, was endorsed by Toastmasters International, and lauded by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speechwriter. She’s the author of three mystery series. Her first novel—Paper, Scissors, Death (Book #1 in the Kiki Lowenstein Mystery Series) –was shortlisted for the Agatha Award. Her first historical mystery—Death of a Schoolgirl: Book #1 in the Jane Eyre Chronicles—won the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence. Her contemporary series set in Florida continues this year with Second Chance at Faith (Book #4 in the Cara Mia Delgatto Mystery Series)In addition to writing fiction, she edits the Happy Homicides Anthologies and has begun the Dollhouse Décor & More series of “how to” books for dollhouse miniaturists.

Ava Mallory is a multi-genre USA Today & Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of what she affectionately calls Mysteries with Heart. When not dreaming up stories full of twists and turns, she’s spinning heartwarming tales of love, laughter, and a healthy dose of mystery.

Chelsea Thomas is technically two people… Married writing team Chelsea and Matthew Thomas. Chelsea and Matt have spent the last 9 years living in Los Angeles, where they have worked as screenwriters. There, they have worked with such companies as CBS, SONY, and Nickelodeon. Now, with the completion of their first cozy mystery novel, Apple Die, they are proud to say that they are novelists, too.

Sam Cheever is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author who writes mystery and suspense, creating stories that draw you in and keep you eagerly turning pages. Known for writing great characters, snappy dialogue, and unique and exhilarating stories, Sam is the award-winning author of 80+ books.

 

Purchase Links

AMAZON, NOOK, KOBO, & APPLE: https://www.summersnoops.com/

Individual Links

AMAZON      KOBO     APPLE      NOOK 

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TOUR PARTICIPANTS

July 15 – Island Confidential – SPOTLIGHT

July 15 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT

July 16 – Sneaky the Library Cat’s Blog – CHARACTER INTERVIEW

July 16 – A Wytch’s Book Review Blog – REVIEW

July 17 – ❧Defining Ways❧ – SPOTLIGHT

July 18 – Babs Book Bistro – SPOTLIGHT, RECIPE

July 19 – Here’s How It Happened – GUEST POST

July 19 – Mallory Heart’s Cozies – SPOTLIGHT – Will review at a later date.

July 19 – View from the Birdhouse – REVIEW

July 20 – T’s Stuff – SPOTLIGHT

July 20 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews – REVIEW

July 20 – MJB Reviewers – REVIEW

July 21 – ⒾⓃⓉⓇⓄⓈⓅⒺⒸⓉⒾⓋⒺ ⓅⓇⒺⓈⓈ – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

July 22 – Cozy Up With Kathy – CHARACTER GUEST POST  

July 23 – Mystery Thrillers and Romantic Suspense Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

July 24 – I’m All About Books – SPOTLIGHT, RECIPE

July 24 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

July 24 – Baroness’ Book Trove – REVIEW

July 25 – Reading Is My SuperPower – GUEST POST

July 25 – Socrates Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

July 25 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW

July 26 – fundinmental – SPOTLIGHT

July 26 – Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen – SPOTLIGHT

July 27 – 4covert2overt ☼ A Place In The Spotlight ☼ – CHARACTER INTERVIEW

July 27 – StoreyBook Reviews – REVIEW

July 28 – Laura’s Interests – REVIEW, CHARACTER GUEST POST

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  33 Responses to “Summer Snoops Unleashed: 14 Furr-ocious Mysteries and Cozy Crimes”

  1. Thanks for this wonderful page you’ve set up and the tour with so many bloggers helping us help rescue shelters find fur-ever homes for abandoned pets. I am so grateful!

  2. […] Sneaky here with one another pet character interview. Today, I’m speaking with a dog whose current book, Radical Regatta! Corsario Cover Mystery #4 is in the new anthology, Summer Snoops Unleashed: 14 Furr-ocious Mysteries and Cozy Crimes, that’s on tour with Escape with Dollycas Into a Good Book. […]

  3. Love, love love this blog and how it’s set up! Thanks so much!

  4. Oh I am so excited. I have been waiting for these books
    quilting dash lady at comcast dot net

  5. Thanks for telling everyone about the book. I can’t wait to get my copy delivered.

  6. Thank you so much for having this collection on tour they are all wonderful authors. So exciting peggy clayton ptclayton2@aol.com

  7. What a great bunch of authors!

  8. Can’t wait to receive my copy!

  9. Sounds like a good book! Thanks for the chance!

  10. Thanks to everyone for a great giveaway and to Lori for hosting!

  11. Thanks for the chance. Love cozies, and these are great authors

  12. The link for susan boles, author is not leading to her page. I had to type it in, so maybe correct it and others can visit her site & maybe meet a new author! Thanks for the festive party & giveaways! You all rock!

  13. I’m amazed at your computer literacy to set up this party page . . . THANK YOU! The party is off to a Great Start!

  14. thanks for your wonderful web-page. I’ve had so much fun reading all about your work.

  15. Woohoo for this tour!!!!!!

  16. Adorable cover

  17. What a wonderful tour! Thank you!

  18. Awesome tour, wonderful cause, amazing books, and outstanding authors. Thank you so much! 🙂

  19. I love these books!! Last years’ book was wonderful and I am sure this one will be too. I am thrilled that it helps out pets.

  20. Great tour, thank you

  21. This tour is fabulous!! Thank you SO much Lori!!

  22. Love the authors who donated the time and effort for such a wonderful cause! And thank you, Lori, for giving of yourself so readers like me get great reviews to decide best books to read!

  23. Thanks so much for hosting Summer Snoops Unleashed! You’re the best. xx

  24. Thanks for hosting this great tour! It has been GREAT!

  25. Thank you so much for sharing our set!

  26. Love the Blog, Wonderful tour! Fantastic Cause!! Thank You!

  27. I love that these generous authors are giving all the proceeds to shelters to help animals.

  28. Thanks for supporting all these poor animals!

  29. Thanks for the chance and for helping support a worthy cause.

  30. I love dogs! Can’t stand anything happening to them. 🙁 Thanks for supporting them!

  31. I grabbed last years box set and have been waiting on this one. And it’s for such a good cause!

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