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The Tell-Tail Heart by Monica Shaughnessy Great Escapes Book Tour – Spotlight/Giveaway

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The Tell-Tail Heart
by Monica Shaughnessy

THE TELL-TAIL HEART, is a fun and different spin on mysteries and I look forward to reading the next in the series.
~Lisa K’s Book Reviews

Whether or not you like cats, The Tell-Tail Heart will enchant you. You’ll arch your back, hiss and spit at the danger and the ‘bad guys’. Nonetheless, you will purr with satisfaction, at least until you go in search of the next Cattarina Mystery.
~Back Porchervations

tell tail heartThe Tell-Tail Heart: A Cattarina Mystery
(Cattarina Mysteries) (Volume 1)

Cozy Mystery
Publisher: Jumping Jackalope Press (June 17, 2014)
Paperback: 176 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0988562974


The untold story behind Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart.”

Philadelphia, 1842: Poe’s cat, Cattarina, becomes embroiled in a killer’s affairs when she finds a clue to the crime – a glass eye. But it’s only when her beloved “Eddy” takes an interest that she decides to hunt down the madman. Her dangerous expedition takes her from creepy Eastern State Penitentiary to Rittenhouse Square where she runs into a gang of feral cats intent on stopping her.

As the mystery pulls Cattarina deeper into trouble, even Eddy becomes the target of suspicion. Yet she cannot give up the chase. Both her reputation as a huntress and her friend’s happiness are at stake. For if she succeeds in catching the Glass Eye Killer, the missing pieces of Eddy’s unfinished story will fall into place, and the Poe household will once again experience peace.

monicaAbout This Author

Monica Shaughnessy has a flair for creating characters and plots larger than her home state of Texas. Most notably, she’s the author of the Cattarina Mysteries, a cozy mystery series starring Edgar Allan Poe’s real-life cat companion. Ms. Shaughnessy has nine books in print, including two young adult novels, a middle grade novel, a picture book, two cozy mystery novellas, and numerous short stories. Customers have praised her work time and again, calling it “unique and creative,” “fresh and original,” and “very well written.” If you’re looking for something outside the mainstream, you’ll find it in her prose. When she’s not slaying adverbs and tightening plots, she’s walking her rescue dogs, goofing around with her family, or going back to the grocery store for the hundredth time because she forgot milk.


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Tour Participants

May 10 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews – Review, Guest Post, Giveaway
May 11 – Back Porchervations – Review
May 12 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – Guest Post
May 13 – Frankie Bow – Spotlight, Giveaway
May 14 – Griperang’s Bookmarks – Spotlight, Giveaway
May 15 – View from the Birdhouse – Interview, Giveaway
May 16 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – Spotlight
May 17 – Brooke Blogs – Review, Guest Post, Giveaway
May 18 – LibriAmoriMiei – Review
May 19 – Cozy Up With Kathy – Interview
May 20 – Jane Reads – Review, Guest Post, Giveaway
May 21 – Lori’s Reading Corner – Interview
May 22 – Community Bookstop – Review, Giveaway
May 23 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, & Sissy, Too! – Guest Post, Giveaway

E-copy can be given away each stop


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