Sunday, February 7, 2016

MURDER IN WHITE SANDS by Maria Bradeen_Tour & Review

Review: MURDER IN WHITE SANDS by Maria Bradeen

Feckless but well-intentioned Rae Lynn Dobbs has just agreed to boyfriend Caleb' s proposal on the beach and accepted a stultifyingly ugly ring, when the two spot a body in the sand. Turns out the deceased is  a long-term resident of the local retirement home, where Rae Lynn is a low-level, underpaid employee. Rae Lynn might not recognize crassness in her fiance, but she does have an investigative bent, so she's determined to turn over the facts.

MURDER IN WHITE SANDS is a subtly intriguing (you'll be captured before you know it) "chick-cozy."

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Murder in White Sands
by Marla Bradeen

With a mix of subtle humor and a dose of thought-provoking interactions, this cozy was unlike any I have read before.
~Laura’s Interests

Murder in White Sands is a funny, readable cozy mystery with a satisfying conclusion. Highly recommended for readers who are looking for a light, funny, and engaging mystery with a likable protagonist.
~Island Confidential

Murder in White Sands
Cozy Mystery
Self Published
Paperback: 318 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1511578004


One dead body, one interrupted marriage proposal, and too many suspects to count.

On the night of her engagement, Rae Lynn Dobbs stumbles across a dead body on the beach of White Sands, Florida. Not only does she recognize the murder victim as one of the retirement-home residents where she serves dinner, but it looks increasingly likely that someone there also killed him.

To her fiancĂ©’s dismay, Rae Lynn launches her own investigation. Between the gossipy widows, the home’s last surviving bachelor, and her coworkers, Rae Lynn doesn’t have any shortage of suspects. But the more she learns, the more it seems anyone could be guilty. And if she doesn’t find out “whodunit” quickly, her fiancĂ© might just become fed up enough to leave.

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About the Author

Marla Bradeen previously worked as a software consultant and analyst. In 2012, she gave up a traditional job for no other reason than to have more time to pursue personal interests, such as sleeping in late and taking naps. Although she misses seeing regular deposits into her bank account, she hasn’t once regretted that decision.

She didn’t initially intend to begin writing novels, but after several weeks of doing nothing, she realized sleeping all day isn’t as easy or enjoyable as her cats led her to believe. Over the ensuing months, she wrote Lethal Injection, which she self-published in 2013.

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Tour Participants

February 1 – Babs Book Bistro – Spotlight

February 2 – Musings and Ramblings – Interview

February 3 – Laura’s Interests – Review, Spotlight

February 4 – Island Confidential  – Review, Interview

February 4 – fundinmental – Spotlight

February 5 – Ashleyz Wonderland – Spotlight

February 6 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy,  &, Sissy, Too ! – Spotlight

February 7 – Brooke Blogs – Spotlight

February 8 – Mallory Heart’s Cozies – Review

February 9 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews – Spotlight

February 10 – Omnimystery News – Interview

February 11 – Back Porchervations – Review

February 12 – Jersey Girl Book Reviews – Review

February 13 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book  – Spotlight

February 14 – LibriAmoriMiei – Review

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