Vintage Kitchen Mystery!
|Breaking the Mould
Vintage Kitchen Mystery #8
the new Vintage Kitchen Mystery from the author of 'No Grater Danger',
when the town's resident Scrooge is found dead, Jaymie says Bah humbug! to
have loved this series from the first book... it's like returning to
a favorite nook for a cup of tea. It will delight, entice, and drive a reader
to want to solve the murder."
No Grater Danger
that Thanksgiving's behind her, vintage cookware enthusiast Jaymie
Leighton Muller is excitedly making plans for the upcoming
Dickens Days fesival-- the town's month-long celebration leading up to Christmas.
With a hot cider booth on the village green to warm the hearts and bodies
of the townsfolk, and a diorama featuring a scene from 'A Christmas Carol',
things are shaping up for a festive season-- until the town's local Scrooge
is found murdered, a vintage pudding mould covering his cracked skull.
everyone had a reason to dislike Evan Nezer-- either for his bullying ways
or his obnoxious arrogance-- but with his body being found in Jaymie's diorama,
she'll have to figure out who hated him enough to see him dead. With many
suspects, and even more secrets coming to the surface as she investigates,
Jaymie feels buried by a blizzard of clues. But with Dickens Days on hold
until the police can nab the killer, she's determined to catch the culprit
so the ghost of Evan Nezer doesn't cast a pall over the whole Christmas season.
HOLIDAY RECIPE INCLUDED!
book coming: March 12th, 2019.
No Grater Danger is available as an Audio Book!
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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 ...
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Delightfully entertaining, well-written, and an interesting and exciting
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 on!
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
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.)
These 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
This book was originally published as
' The Duke and Mrs. Douglas'.
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