Thursday, June 24, 2021


I'm so excited to be a stop on the blog tour for
Book 2 in the Fairy Garden Mysteries
by Daryl Wood Gerber

Courtney Kelly has a shop full of delights, a cat named Pixie, a green thumb—and a magical touch when it comes to garden design. But in Carmel-by-the-Sea, things aren’t all sweetness and fairy lights . . .
When Courtney’s friend Wanda gets into a ponytail-pulling wrestling match in public with a nasty local art critic, Courtney stops the fight with the help of a garden hose. But Lana Lamar has a talent for escalating things and creating tension, which she succeeds in doing by threatening a lawsuit, getting into yet another scuffle—in the midst of an elegant fundraiser, no less—and lobbing insults around like pickleballs.  
Next thing Courtney knows, Lana is on the floor, stabbed with a decorative letter opener from one of Courtney's fairy gardens, and Wanda is standing by asking “What have I done?” But the answer may not be as obvious as it seems, since Wanda is prone to sleepwalking and appears to be in a daze. Could she have risen from her nap and committed murder while unconscious? Or is the guilty party someone else Lana’s ticked off, like her long-suffering husband? To find out, Courtney will have to dig up some dirt.



1 lucky reader will win a
Choice of First in any of Daryl's series (Print or Digital)
Plus a $25.00 Bookstore Gift Card  

USA only

Enter using the Rafflecopter form at the end of this post.

Winner will be chosen after June 29 at the end of the tour

This giveaway is through Great Escape Book Tours

Every time I read a book by author Daryl Wood Gerber, I’m reminded why she is a favorite writer of mine. This second book in her Fairy Garden Mysteries is a wonderful example of why.

Reading, A GLIMMER OF A CLUE in one setting wasn’t my plan for the day. However, a couple of chapters in, I knew I wouldn’t put it down until the last page. It was a well plotted mystery, within a magical tale.

There were suspects and motives galore. A true puzzler, there were so many ways this story could have gone! My thoughts and guesses were running the spectrum of possibilities to the point of being dizzying. Indeed, A GLIMMER OF A CLUE was so meticulously plotted, Sherlock Holmes himself would have been scratching his head.

If you’re looking for a book to spend a summer day with, you can’t go wrong with A GLIMMER OF A CLUE.

About Daryl Wood Gerber

Agatha Award-winning author Daryl Wood Gerber writes the nationally bestselling Cookbook Nook Mysteries, the Fairy Garden Mysteries, and the French Bistro Mysteries. As Avery Aames, she pens the popular Cheese Shop Mysteries. In addition, Daryl writes the Aspen Adams novels of suspense as well as stand-alone suspense. Daryl loves to cook, fairy garden, and read, and she has a frisky Goldendoodle who keeps her in line!

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June 23 – Sapphyria's Book Reviews – REVIEW
June 24 – Ascroft, eh? – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
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June 24 – The Book's the Thing – REVIEW
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June 29 – The Avid Reader – REVIEW
June 29 – Mysteries with Character – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
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  1. Lisa, thanks for being on the tour. I'm so excited that you enjoyed the story to the fullest. I appreciate the lovely review. XOXO ~ Daryl

  2. I can't wait to read your fairy garden books! I enjoy making fairy gardens. Pixie is a cute name for a 🐱 cat. Thank you for the chance here's hoping 📚

    1. Donamae, I'm so glad to hear this. Pixie is an adorable fictional cat. :) Love her. ~ Daryl

  3. Thanks, Lisa.
    Sounds great.

    Pat T

  4. im interviewing Daryl tomorrow @ 2pm on my EXCITED!!

  5. Thank you Lisa for your review on "A GLIMMER OF A CLUE" by Daryl Wood Gerber and for being part of the book tour.

    Fabulous author whose books go on my TBR list as soon as I hear she has another book in the works. Just finished "A Sprinkling of Murder" so I'm dying to read this one.
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

    1. Kay! Oh yeah, Daryl is wonderful. I have a hard time putting down any book by her.