Thursday, July 30, 2020

Today I'm happy to be spotlighting author
Monique Bird

About Monique Bird
Monique Bird grew up on an orchard in Payson, Utah. She had a favorite spot high in a cherry tree where she would sit, make up stories, and daydream. 

Monique writes the Ms. Anderson Mystery series.
Book two in the series, released July 21.

A Teacher in the Dumps (A Ms. Anderson Mystery Book 2) by [Monique Bird]

Claire Anderson’s life is in the dumps—her romance with a handsome, fellow teacher is stalled, and her fluffy kitten keeps biting her. She loves teaching 7th grade science, but she can’t shake the feeling that something is missing. So when a body is found in the dumpster of the Fairview Diner, Claire is secretly excited.

Claire is even more thrilled when her friend asks her to investigate. The victim had plenty of enemies, which means plenty of adventure for Claire. Too bad one of the suspects is her friend’s husband and another is a student’s older sister. That’s the problem with murder in a small town; all of the suspects are people you know.

Now, as a survivor of stage 4 Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, she is actively pursuing those dreams. She also has two cats, Tod and George, who keep her entertained. To learn more about Monique follow the links below.

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1 lucky reader will win a print copy of

Book one in the 
Ms. Anderson Mysteries

Teaching is Murder (A Ms. Anderson Mystery Book 1) by [Monique Bird]

Claire loves the life she has in Fairview, Colorado. She just purchased a home and is in her fifth year teaching seventh-grade science. But Fairview isn’t as tranquil as it seems. On her nightly jog, Claire follows a stray kitten into an empty home and stumbles across a murdered jewelry thief. To make matters worse, the next day, she gets a cryptic email from a former student.

The more Claire tries to contact her old student, the more dangerous her life becomes. Now someone is after her and the missing jewels. As the killer’s attacks escalate, Claire decides to take matters into her own hands. With an old friend who’s now a detective and his handsome older brother, they pursue the murderer. Claire has a plan. It isn’t perfect, but anything is better than becoming the next victim.

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  1. Another new, to me, author!
    Thanks, Lisa.
    Happy Thursday!
    Pat T.

  2. Thank you for introducing me to a new to me author! I'm now one of her followers. Can't wait to read more about Claire Anderson and her adventures with the opportunity to read the Ms. Anderson Mystery series.

    Would love to be the very fortunate one selected. I would love to read and review "TEACHING IS MURDER" to spread the word about both author and book. Shared and hoping to be the fortunate one selected.
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

  3. Great review thank you. This is a new Author for me sounds very good

  4. Sounds like a great read from a new-to-me author! Thanks.

  5. This is a new Author to me also...congratulations on the second book..sounds great.

  6. I am following on Goodreads & FB
    Monique Bird has wonderful BOOKS :-)
    A happy FB site~THIS is why Lisa's book thoughts are so Fabulous :-)
    Terrific Authors get a chance to come by & introduce themselves &
    Their work to us :-)
    *Teaching is Murder* has a fun cover plus an exciting story :-)
    Thanks for a great interview and Contest to get to know YOU.

  7. I wanted to say bless YOU on your surviving cancer
    Lifting Prayers that you stay wrapped in the Lord's arm's of protection.

    My husband is not quite 3yrs out of stage 3 prostate cancer they took it all plus lymph nodes. 3 months radiation..