Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Killing in C Sharp - by Alexia Gordon

Killing in C Sharp: A Gethsemane Brown Mystery, Volume 3
Genre: Paranormal Mystery
Publisher: Henery Press
Date of Publication: March 6, 2018
Pages: 288

She saved Carraigfaire—but can she save her friends? Gethsemane Brown fought off an attack by a sleazy hotel developer who wanted to turn her Irish cottage into a tourist trap. Now she must face a vengeful ghost determined to exact revenge for her murder centuries ago. This ghost’s wrath spares no one—not Gethsemane’s students, Inspector Niall O’Reilly, fellow teacher Frankie Grennan, or a group of ghost hunters descended on Dunmullach to capture proof ghosts exist. Proof Gethsemane has to quash to keep Eamon, her resident ghost and friend, from becoming an internet sensation. As if a spiteful specter wasn’t bad enough, a crooked music reviewer turns up dead in the opera house orchestra pit, a famous composer is arrested for the crime, and Gethsemane must team up with a notorious true-crime author to clear his name. If she doesn’t, friends will die, a ghost she cares about will never know peace, and she’ll star in a final act gruesome enough for any opera.

Book 1, Murder in G Major
Winner of the 2017 Lefty Award for Best Debut Novel
2016 Agatha Award nominee for Best First Novel
Suspense magazine "Best of 2016" selection in Debut Novel category

Book 2, Death in D Minor
Runner-Up, 2017 Lone Star Bloggers' Choice Awards, Best Mystery/Suspense
Short List, 2017 Lone Star Bloggers' Choice Awards, Best Series

Book 3, Killing in C Sharp
Starred review, Publisher's Weekly, January 29, 2018

  Scrapbook Page 
The Blarney Stone may be the most well-known attraction at Blarney Castle, but it’s far from the only one on order. If you visit the castle and grounds, you’ll find battlements, caves, dungeons, a rock close, and gardens. Beautiful gardens. One garden, in particular, earned a spot on my “must see” list during my September 2016 Ireland tour—The Blarney Castle Poison Garden. A modern re-planting of an ancient physic garden, it represents a real-world example of the fictional poison garden in the Gethsemane Brown Mysteries, right down to the metal cages surrounding some of the more notorious plants. The bright colors and lush greenery hide deadly secrets.

writer since childhood, I put literary endeavors on hold to finish medical school and Family Medicine residency training. Medical career established, I returned to writing fiction. I completed SMU's Writer’s Path program in Dallas, Texas. Henery Press published my first novel, Murder in G Major, book one of the Gethsemane Brown mysteries, in September 2016. Book two, Death in D Minor, released July 11, 2017. Book three, Killing in C Sharp, comes out March 6, 2018. Murder in G Major won the Lefty Award for Best Debut Novel, was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best New Novel and was selected one of Suspense Magazine's Best Debuts.

I listen to classical music, drink whiskey, and blog at Miss Demeanors, voted one of Writers' Digest magazine's 101 best websites for writers, and Femmes Fatales.

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How about a Book and a Bourbon?
One winner receives a signed copy of Killing in C Sharp and a bottle of Koval Bourbon Whiskey
Winner must be at least 21 and shipping of alcohol permitted by laws of the state where prize is being delivered. In the event above conditions not met, an alternate prize will be awarded.
March 13-22, 2018
(U.S. Only)

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