Sunday, January 8, 2017

Book Spotlight

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In today's 
Book Spotlight is on
Book 2 in the River's Edge Cozy Mysteries
by Elaine Orr

The reverberating bangs shake Melanie Perkin's nerves. Either someone's aiming at her truck, or they don't know fireworks are supposed to go upward. Could things get any worse?

Yes. The next day she discovers a dead body in the barn on her late parents' farm, Sheriff's Deputy Granger's gun pointed at the chest of a primary suspect – someone she holds dear.

Illegal merchandise flooding the small Iowa town of River's Edge, upcoming Fourth of July activities, and a half-finished manuscript all hinder her determined efforts to solve the crime, before an innocent person is convicted of murder.

In this, the second novel in beloved, cozy mystery writer Elaine Orr's River's Edge series, the author once again offers humor, believable characters and tight prose as she carries the reader to an exciting climax. Those who follow her Jolie Gentil series will find themselves right at home.

You won’t want to miss this one!


Elaine is giving away
1 print copy, and 1 eBook copy of
(One winner for each)

Giveaway is open to US and Canada

Enter the giveaway using the Rafflecopter form
 at the end of this post!


About Elaine Orr

Elaine L. Orr has written, edited, and published for more than 40 years in business and 
popular fields. In addition to writing, she also does presentations on writing-related 
topics such as electronic publishing, writing mysteries, and using social media to 
promote books.
Fiction includes the Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery series, which debuted in 2011. Among the ten books and prequel in the series is Behind the Walls, which was a finalist in the 2014 Chanticleer Mystery and Mayhem Awards.

The first book in the River's Edge series, From Newsprint to Footprints, was published by 

Annie Acorn Publishing, in 2015. Demise of a Devious Neighbor will follow in late 2016. Tip a Hat to Murder, first book of the Logland Mystery Series, appeared in November 2016. 

Elaine graduated from the University of Dayton with a BA in Political Science and from  the American University with an MA in Government. Before writing fiction, she was the  director of international liaison for the U.S. GAO and a project director for the National Academy of Public Administration. Elaine has done journalism course work at the University of Maryland and taken many fiction courses from The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD, Georgetown University’s Continuing Education Program, the University of Iowa Summer Writing Program, and Midwest Writers Workshop.

She is a member of Sisters in Crime.

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Releases Jan 13!



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  1. Thank's, Lisa (and Elaine). Happy, snowy Sunday, to you.

  2. I've conversed with Elaine Orr in a writers' group. She's a very nice person.

    Great premise for Demise of a Devious Neighbor.

  3. Sounds like a good one, thanks for posting.

  4. I just love reading your print books they are so good. I can't do ebook as am disabled and hands are deformed but love to read so i will hold with my toes if i have to. Thank you for the chance to win one of your books. Happy New Year.

  5. New author to me, would enjoy reading a new series.

  6. I enjoyed the Jolie Gentile books and the first on of this series so I am looking forward to reading it!

  7. YEAH! A new-to-me author and series! Thanks, Lisa, you've sent me on many wonderful reading adventures with your blog.

  8. I'm always so happy when you introduce a new-to-me author & series Lisa! Thanks for hosting the give-a-way.