Friday, December 14, 2012

BOOK REVIEW: OVERDUE FOR MURDER by TERESA TRENT

Overdue for Murder

by

Teresa Trent

  • Publisher: Tightwad Tess Press (June 5, 2012)
  • Genre: Cozy Mystery
  • ISBN-10: 1478105607
  • ISBN-13: 978-1478105602

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About the book . . . 

When local writers present their books at the Pecan Bayou Library, one author gets a killer review. Betsy Livingston, there to talk about her own gripping book on helpful hints around the house, finds herself the prime suspect for the murder. Join Betsy in her second mystery as she tries to clear her own name in this hilarious tale of small town Texas life and murder.

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About the author . . .             


Teresa Trent wasn't born in Texas but after a few glasses of sweet tea and some exceptional barbecue she decided to stay. With a father in the Army, she found herself moved all over the world, settling down for awhile in her teens in the state of Colorado. Her writing was influenced by all of the interesting people she found in small towns and the sense of family that seemed to be woven through them all. Teresa is a former high school teacher and received her degree from The University of Northern Colorado.  Teresa is presently working on the third book in her Pecan Bayou Series.  Her second book, Overdue For Murder, came out in June of 2012.   


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Reader Review . . . 

Betsy Livingston, author of The Happy Hinter blog and column for the Pecan Bayou Gazette, has been included in an authors' presentation at the local library.  She has already had a very public fracas with one of the authors, and when there is a murder at the library, Betsy is the prime suspect.  It is up to her, along with her father, to clear her name.  

Teresa Trent has written another wonderfully cozy mystery set in Pecan Bayou, one of those quaint small towns so popular in fiction.  Betsy, a single mom raising her son alone and just beginning to date, is a likeable character that many readers will find familiar.  Reading these books is like a visit with a good friend; a good friend whose cake fiasco was laugh-out-loud familiar to this blogger.  

4 stars


*Disclosure of Material Connection: I am a member of The Virtual Book Tour Cafe' and a copy of this book was provided to me by the author. Although payment may have been received by The Virtual Book Tour Cafe', no payment was received by me in exchange for this review nor was there an obligation to write a positive one. All opinions expressed here are entirely of my own and may not necessarily agree with those of the author, the book's publisher and publicist or the readers of this review. This disclosure is in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255, Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.*
    

3 comments:

Burt Morgret said...

Thank you for hosting today:)

Tammy Cuevas said...

You're welcome; I thoroughly enjoyed this novel! :)

Rebecca Graf said...

This was a really good read. Loved it.

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