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Rogues & Remarkable Women

Foul Play on Words
Becky Clark

A Mystery Writer's Mystery #2
Midnight Ink
April 2019
On Sale: April 8, 2019
Featuring: Charlee Russo
264 pages
ISBN: 0738753661
EAN: 9780738753669
Kindle: B07D5VL5ZX
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Between a kidnapping, a double booking, and a crew of hapless volunteers, Charlee is worried the writing conference will go to the dogs

Mystery author Charlee Russo agrees to speak at a Portland writers' conference organized by her friend Viv Lundquist. When Viv picks her up at the airport, she frantically explains that her daughter Hanna has been kidnapped. Unfortunately, Viv has a history of embellishing the truth and Hanna has a history of disappearing.

Charlee takes over the conference preparation so Viv can search for her daughter, but the situation gets tense when the hotel double-books the event with a dog show. Despite it all, Charlee is compelled to investigate after she learns shocking secrets about both Hanna and Viv. Can she find Hanna in time, or will a plot twist lead her to a ruff ending?

Mystery Writer's Mystery


23 comments posted.

Re: Foul Play on Words

I love your description of yourself - and your sense of humor. And I am VERY curious about "purses made out of rescued books." Really? I think you and your books are a perfect match. Thanks for sharing.
(Nancy Reynolds 9:12am April 9, 2019)

I am loving this post! The title of the book is great too.
the title alone makes me want to read it!
Teresa Kunberger 4:31pm April 9, 2019)

Humor is a necessary element in any book I read. Maybe not in non-
fiction, but it can help, too. Everyday people can have rather
chaotic lives (our family can attest to that) and there are times it is
hard to believe what is happening. At times, a suspension of
disbelief has helped many of us get through the day. Keep writing
books that are fun and quirky.
Patricia Barraclough 6:58pm April 9, 2019)

I love funny. I love dogs and my Yorkie has claimed
ownership of me. I definitely enjoy being left on the edge
of a cliff!
Candy Voisine 8:20pm April 9, 2019)

You made me smile from the beginning of this post, and a drive with you sounds like a tremendous amount of fun! A writer's conference and a dog? Love that combination. Can't wait to check out your books!
HiDee Ekstrom 9:01pm April 9, 2019)

I know I'm going to enjoy this fun & funny story!
Jana B 11:03pm April 9, 2019)

I'd be doggone happy to win this book.
Jana Walls 8:48am April 10, 2019)

Sounds like a funny read cant wait to read this book
Danielle McDonald 1:37pm April 10, 2019)

Sounds awesome can't wait to read this book.
Nancy Burgess 1:59pm April 10, 2019)

Your description of the book really makes me want to read
it, sounds funny!
Sally Scully 2:09pm April 10, 2019)

Can't wait to read
Shelly Garnett 2:19pm April 10, 2019)

Light-hearted, cozy mysteries are, I think, the best!
John Smith 2:42pm April 10, 2019)

Love the article. Love the cover!! Think we are a match!
Judy Weaver 4:29pm April 10, 2019)

I love books that have humor and dogs in them and a mystery
to boot, nothing better! Thanks!
Rebecca Booth 5:42pm April 10, 2019)

I enjoy books with animals in them. They tend to add a layor
of fun to parts of the story. Thanks for this opportunity.
Nancy Luebke 8:40pm April 10, 2019)

I always enjoy reading books that have animals in them. I also love being about to laugh as I read books, when a book can pull emotions from me that means in my opinion it is a extremely good book. Thank you for the chance!
Margaret Yelton 3:28am April 11, 2019)

Awesome! My girlfriend loves mysteries
Devon Pickford 2:37pm April 11, 2019)

Sounds like a great read! New to me author!
Jaime Minter 7:30pm April 11, 2019)

Your book sounds like a hoot! Enjoy humor and dogs in a story.
G. Bisbjerg 11:50pm April 11, 2019)

This looks like a fun read!
Rebecca Shields 8:15am April 13, 2019)

The catchy title drew my interest immediately and I do enjoy reading a good mystery. Humor makes it a winner.
Anna Speed 12:16pm April 13, 2019)

I love the "play on words" in your title connected to a mystery. Can't
wait to read!
Andrea Carroll 6:48pm April 13, 2019)

I enjoy funny dialogue and quirky characters.
Susan Jang 7:52pm April 13, 2019)

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