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This blog is my diary of works in progress. The only way a writer can improve upon her skill is to practice, practice and practice some more. Here, in this place of quiet peace, I pen to paper my thoughts and creativity. Welcome to my world.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Teaser Tuesday: Due for Discard by Sharon St. George

When I tried my key in the new deadbolt lock, it jammed. I wiggled it loose and tried again. After three tries, I managed to get the door open. When I did, my knees buckled. I grabbed the kitchen counter to keep from falling. Hanging by one leg from the light fixture over my dinette table was a dead turkey. On the table just below its dangling. severed neck was a dark crimson pool filling the stuffy room with the coppery scent of blood.

Title: Due for Discard
Author: Sharon St. George
Publisher: Camel Press
Genre: Mystery

Book Blurb: 
Aimee Machado is thrilled to be starting her first job as a forensic librarian at the medical center in the town of Timbergate, north of Sacramento, California. Her ebullient mood is somewhat dampened by her recent breakup with her former live-in boyfriend, Nick Alexander. And then there's a little matter of murder: on Aimee's first day on the job, a body is found in a nearby Dumpster and soon identified as her supervisor's wife, Bonnie Beardsley.

Aimee's heartbreaker of a brother and best friend, Harry, just happens to be one of the last people to see Bonnie alive, but he is hardly the only suspect. Bonnie was notorious for her wild partying and man-stealing ways, and she has left a trail of broken hearts and bitterness. Aimee is determined to get her brother off the suspect list.

Aimee's snooping quickly makes her a target. Isolated on her grandparents' llama farm where she fled post-breakup, she realizes exactly how vulnerable she is. Three men have pledged to protect her: her brother Harry, her ex, Nick, and the dashing hospital administrator with a reputation for womanizing, Jared Quinn. But they can't be on the alert every minute, not when Aimee is so bent on cracking the case with or without their help.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Teaser Tuesday: The Way of Tea and Justice by Becca Stevens

I have just started reading this book so I am really excited to dive in. When I opened the book, it began with a poem from Becca Stevens. The first paragraph begins:

The Way of Tea
Tea is an invitation to take refuge
from the violence and vulnerability
poured out by the world.
She shelters us in leaves
steeped to soothe souls
with warm kisses.
Her aroma cradles us in timeless dreams.
......and it gets better! :) Here's to a nice hot cup of tea and The Way of Tea and Justice

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