Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Cover Reveal Blitz & #Giveaway ~ Murder at Morningside by Sandra Bretting @GoddessFish #CozyMystery

 About the Book:

Hat designer Missy DuBois opened her shop, Crowning Glory, along Louisiana's Great River Road to cater to the sophisticated Southern bride. But bless her heart, who knew creating stylish wedding veils would lead to murder?

Genre:  Cozy Mystery

Read an Excerpt:

Before Beatrice could say more, the front door flew open and in stomped an elderly gentleman. He was on the verge of a good old-fashioned hissy fit. 

“Y’all don’t deserve a say in this wedding!” he said to a young woman who’d slunk in behind him. 

The girl looked to be the right age for his daughter. She wore flip-flops and a wrinkled peasant blouse, and she buried her head in her hands. Well, that lifted the blouse an inch or two and exposed her bare stomach.

Lorda mercy. It seemed the girl and her fiancé must have eaten supper before they said grace, as we said here in the South, because an unmistakable bump appeared under her top. She looked to be about four months along, give or take a few weeks, and I could see why her daddy wasn’t too happy with her right about now. 

After a piece, she lifted her chin and glared at him. “I hate you!” Her voice rippled as cold as the river water that ran nearby. “I wish you were dead.” She stalked away.

I fully expected the man to cringe, or at least follow her. Instead, he merely glanced our way and shrugged. After a minute, he pivoted on the spectacle he’d caused and casually strolled away, leaving a bit of frost in the air. 

“Oh my. Why don’t we continue,” Beatrice said.

Poor Beatrice. She obviously wanted to divert our attention elsewhere. It couldn’t have been every day one of her hotel guests wished another guest was dead. She hustled us farther into the ballroom, as if nothing had happened, all the while explaining the history of Morningside Plantation.

Amazon Pre-Order Link:

Murder at Morningside (A Missy DuBois Mystery)

Meet the Author:

Sandra Bretting works as a freelance feature writer under contract to the Houston Chronicle. She received a journalism degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and wrote for other publications (including the Los Angeles Times and Orange Coast Magazine) before moving to Texas. 

Her Missy DuBois Mysteries series debuts from Kensington/Lyrical Underground in May 2016. Bretting’s previous mysteries include Unholy Lies (2012) and Bless the Dying (2014). Readers can reach her online at www.sandrabretting.com and through Facebook at www.facebook.com/sandra.bretting.

Enter the Giveaway:

Sandra will be awarding a $20 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

Make sure to follow the tour - the more you comment, the more chances you have to win!

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Lisa Brown said...

thank you for the chance to win :)

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Carol M said...

This sounds good! Thank you for the giveaway!

Sandra Bretting said...

You're welcome! I love a good book more than anything. Is there one you think should have received more attention?

Sandra Bretting said...

This day has been a lot of fun so far. I even received comments from an Italian website!

Sapphyria said...

Thank you all for stopping by to comment! You're welcome, Goddess Fish.

Sandra, I'm so glad you're enjoying the tour :) Bloggers and fans love to help authors out!

Sandra Bretting said...

The best part for me is finding other people who love books as much as I do :)

Sapphyria said...

That's exactly why I started blogging :)

Sandra Bretting said...

Have you read "The Nightingale" yet? That's next on my TBR list.

Sapphyria said...

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah?

Sandra Bretting said...

Yep...the one by Kristin Hannah. I haven't read it yet, but I'm chomping at the bit to get started on it

Sapphyria said...

That book does look really interesting. I'll be adding it to my TBR. Thank you for suggesting it. You'll have to let me know how you like it!

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