Monday, October 30, 2017

Welcome to week 9, and the final week of the
with Bloggers Mary Brown, Karen M. Owen, Karen Kenyon, Sheryl Hagan-Booth and yours truly!


This week is my final Halloween cozy mystery pick is
by Lee Hollis

For Hayley Powell, food and cocktails columnist for the Island Times, Halloween is all about costume parties and holiday treats—until a killer crashes the party...

This Halloween, Hayley can’t imagine a worse trick than her ex-husband Danny returning to Bar Harbor. Her kids may be happy to see their dad, but Hayley’s determined not to be taken in by his charms, and suspects he’s in financial trouble—again.

Still, the haunted holiday is about to get a whole lot scarier after Danny’s moonshine-making uncle is found lying dead next to a tombstone in a cemetery—and Danny quickly becomes the prime suspect. To prove her ex is innocent, Hayley will have to dig deep into her own bag of tricks to unmask the real culprit . . . before anyone else—including her—ends up in the graveyard...
Includes seven delectable recipes from Hayley’s kitchen!

NOPE NOPE NOPE! This can't be my last Halloween pick! You can't make me stop! What? The Amigos have something else planned? Well, why didn't you say that before? Okay!

I'm a huge fan of the Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails Mysteries by author Lee Hollis. And book 8, DEATH OF A PUMPKIN CARVER is one of my favorites.

Throughout the series, we read about protagonist, and divorced mom, Hayley. She doesn't hold back when it comes to how she feels about her ex. Just because he isn't her favorite person in the world, she isn't about to let him so to jail for a murder she knows he didn't commit. 

It was nice seeing Hayley got to bat for her ex. And it's always fun, when Hayley's friends Liddy, and Mona get involved. And they always do!

You can't go wrong with any book in this series. But if you're looking for a pumpkin of a good time, DEATH OF A PUMPKIN CARVER is for you!

If you like mysteries that also make you laugh out load, check out the entire Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails Mysteries!

BOOK ONE                                     BOOK TWO

BOOK THREE                              BOOK FOUR

BOOK FIVE                                     BOOK SIX

BOOK SEVEN                                BOOK EIGHT

           BOOK NINE                    BOOK TEN April 24, 2018

Short story


My Amigos Mary, Karen & Karen, and Sheryl  want to share their fall picks for this week with you
Please head over to their blogs and check them out!


Mary's blog

Karen & Karen's blog

Sheryl's blog

Thank you so much for joining us the last 9 weeks for our Fall and Halloween picks!
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  1. Thanks, Lisa. Love all the pumpkins. Spooktacular day, to you!

  2. I really enjoyed this book, and I agree with you, it's a great series. Thanks for sharing.