Vintage Kitchen Mystery!
entertaining, well-written, and an interesting and exciting plot. Literally
keeps you guessing right to
|No Grater Danger
Vintage Kitchen Mystery #7
In the brand-new
Vintage Kitchen Mystery from the author of 'Leave It To Cleaver',
one out to spice up their life means to crush a helpless victim...
cookware enthusiast Jaymie Leighton is thrilled
at the prospect of meeting an elderly descendant of her town's founding
father, not least because she's known to possess an enviably large collection
of antique spice graters. But the curmudgeonly woman also has substantial
real estate holdings, and at the moment she's engaged in a fierce battle
with a property developer who wants her to sell off her old buildings in
the name of progress. When Jaymie goes to visit the woman and discovers
that there's been an attempt on her life, she polishes up her sleuthing
skills to find out who was behind the foul deed.
A VINTAGE RECIPE!
Her first instinct is to suspect the developer, but as she digs deeper
into the case, she learns that her older new friend has purportedly been
the victim of numerous criminal acts-- all of which point to different
suspects. Unsure if the stories are true, or simply the confused ramblings
of a senior citizen, Jaymie sifts through the clues hoping to expose the
culprit, but she knows that if she keeps stirring up trouble, she'll be
the next on the would-be killer's list.
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Reviews for Leave it to Cleaver...
“... Leave it to Cleaver by Victoria Hamilton
is my favorite book in the series.
The story was intense and so well written that I found myself loving every
minute of it!”
– Five Stars! Lisa Morin ...
* * * * *
Delightfully entertaining, well-written, and an interesting and exciting plot.
What more could you ask for in a mystery? It literally keeps you guessing
right to the end.”
– Four Stars! Barbara Rogers
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Hamilton’s charming series is a delightful find!”
– Sheila Connolly, New York Times
There was never a time
when I didn't want to be a writer, and it was how I always defined myself.
But even when I wasn't writing -- which at first was most of the time!
-- I was reading. Since the moment my mom handed me an Agatha Christie book
when I was twelve, I've been a devoted mystery fan, and the passion lives
It may seem odd, then,
that I started my writing career as a Regency romance author, gradually
moving to the paranormal romance, and then historical mystery writing.
I truly enjoyed my time writing romance, and I believe that it was the
perfect training ground to force me to focus on creating character.
But the urge to write
and become published in mysterty still held me captive. I finally achieved
my life's dream with the publication of the first Vintage Kitchen Mystery: A Deadly Grind,
in May of 2012.
Aside from writing,
I have a lot of hobbies and passions. I collect vintage bowls, especially
Pyrex and kitchen utensils. I also have a sizable collection of teacups.
Cooking and baking muffins -- of course! -- are beloved pastimes.
I have the best friends and family in the world, and I am passionately fond
of tea and anything sweet, especially brownies ;-) I enjoy hobbies: crochet,
cross-stitch, and beading, among other crafts.
But writing takes precedence
over everything, and I truly love hearing from readers, treasuring the
friends I've made over the years!
So... drop me a line
National Bestselling Author
Victoria Hamilton & Amanda Cooper
are pseudonyms of
Donna Lea Simpson?
Donna Lea Simpson
(also Donna Simpson) is a nationally bestselling romance and mystery author
with over 37 novels and seven novellas to date.
Kensington Books published her first romance novels under
their imprint Zebra Regency Romances, and Berkley published
her 'Awaiting...' paranormal romance series set in Germany.
Other novels include Book 1 of the 'Lady Anne' series... a
historical romance mystery at Sourcebooks. (Lady Anne books 2 &
3 are available at Beyond The Page.)
days, Donna writes traditional mysteries under the pseudonym Victoria
Hamilton and Amanda Cooper. But now, thanks to Beyond
The Page Publishing, she is thrilled to bring back the Regencies
& historical mysteries that readers loved so well.
For more info about Donna's historical romance & mystery novels, visit
her website at: www.donnaleasimpson.com
National Bestselling Historical
Donna Lea Simpson's NEW book!
The Duke's Secret
Classic Regency Romances Book #20
and hardened by the betrayal of his late wife and his latest mistress, the
Duke of Alban decides to withdraw from the depressing
swirl of London for a trip to the north, where he can visit his beloved aunt,
and regain the composure that has deserted him. But his hopes for a serene
retreat are dashed by the voluptuous beauty of Kittie Douglas, the young widow
who serves as his aunt's companion, and stirs a deep longing -- and a deep
mistrust -- within him.
Kittie has long heard about the duke's upstanding character, and had
imagined him to be a paragon of male virtue, but meeting the man leaves
her with a distinctly different impression: though he's strikingly handsome,
his late wife's duplicity has left him moody, taciturn, and even suspicious
of her intentions where his well-to-do aunt is concerned. But perhaps most
frustrating is that he's blind to her own upright nature and tender inclinations,
unaware that she harbors a deep wish to soothe his heart and make him whole
As a war wages within Alban between his inability to trust
Kittie and his overwhelming desire to possess her, she struggles to break
through his bitter resolve, tempted all the while to abandon him and her hopes
for a lasting romance. Until a startling revelation from Alban's aunt shocks
them both into realizing what's at stake, and forces Alban to recognize that
if he's to have any chance at happiness, he'll have to open his eyes -- and
his heart -- to Kittie's true beauty and the promise of unwavering love...
This book was originally published as
' The Duke and Mrs. Douglas'.
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