I am delighted to join the blog tour for Crypt Suzette by Maya Corrigan today! My thanks to Lori at Great Escapes Tours for the chance to join and the wonderful review copy!
Crypt Suzette (A Five-Ingredient Mystery) by Maya Corrigan
About the Book
Crypt Suzette (A Five-Ingredient Mystery)
6th in Series
Kensington (August 27, 2019)
Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages
Digital ASIN: B07L2GDD8H
Val Deniston is catering the debut of Bayport’s newest bookstore—but the death of a customer is about to draw her into a real-life murder mystery …
Suzette Cripps has been occupying a spare bedroom at Val’s granddad’s house while she takes classes in this Maryland Eastern Shore town—but she’s always seemed a little secretive and fearful, and any talk about her past is a closed book.
After winning the costume contest at the Halloween-themed bookstore party, Suzette is mowed down by a hit-and-run driver—and Val and her grandfather start to wonder whether it was really an accident or if someone was after Suzette. Granddad is a little distracted by his new enterprise as a ghost-buster, but as Val talks to Suzette’s coworkers and fellow creative writing students, she grows more convinced that the dead woman’s demons weren’t imaginary—and that she needs to rip the mask off a killer …
Includes delicious five-ingredient recipes!
About Maya Corrigan
Maya Corrigan blends her love of food and detective stories in her Five-Ingredient Mystery series set in a fictional historic town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The first book in the series, By Cook or by Crook, was published in 2014. Before taking up a life of crime (on the page), she taught university courses in writing, detective fiction, American literature, and drama.
She won the 2013 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Unpublished Mainstream Mystery / Suspense. Her short stories, written under the name of Mary Ann Corrigan, have been published in anthologies.
When not reading and writing, she enjoys theater, tennis, trivia, cooking, and crosswords. Her website features trivia about food and mysteries.Author Links WebPage: mayacorrigan.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Maya-CorriganBooks/305167769636032 Purchase Links Amazon B&N Kobo Google Play
This is the sixth book in the Five-Ingredient Mystery series by Maya Corrigan. Although I hadn’t read any of the other books in this series, I had no problem getting stuck in and I was really thrilled with this book!
This Halloween themed cozy mystery was right up my street, with its well drawn characters, exciting plot and wonderful setting. I was especially fond of Val and her Grandad Don and how well they got along with one another. It was refreshing to have a male assistant amateur-sleuth in Grandad Don as most cozies tend to focus on female sleuths.
I really appreciated that the author, Maya Corrigan’s use of the Halloween theme was cleverly linked with other Halloween threads such as a haunted house and the costume contest. I loved the super, well thought-out plot which was well paced and never boring. The comedic aspect to the story was very pleasing, allowing me many laugh-out-loud moments.
Crypt Suzette was a brilliant and extremely enjoyable little mystery and it’s obviously a great series as well. Established series’ sometimes become a little stale and repetitive over time but this one still seems fresh and exciting and I can’t wait to read the previous instalments. Highly recommended!
I received a complimentary copy of this novel from Great Escapes Tours at my own request. This review is my own unbiased opinion.
Brianne’s Book Reviews Rating | Five Stars
A Rafflecopter Giveaway!
Win a paperback copy of Crypt Suzette (A Five-Ingredient Mystery) by Maya Corrigan (U.S. Only)
August 26 – Carla Loves To Read – REVIEW
August 26 – Paranormal and Romantic Suspense Reviews – SPOTLIGHT, EXCERPT
August 26 – LibriAmoriMiei – REVIEW
August 27 – Cozy Up With Kathy – CHARACTER GUEST POST
August 27 – Brianne’s Book Reviews – REVIEW
August 28 – I’m All About Books – CHARACTER GUEST POST
August 28 – I Read What You Write – SPOTLIGHT
August 29 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – RECIPE, SPOTLIGHT
August 29 – A Wytch’s Book Review Blog – REVIEW, CHARACTER INTERVIEW
August 30 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW
August 30 – Bibliophile Reviews – REVIEW, GUEST POST
August 31 – Reading Is My SuperPower – RECIPE, SPOTLIGHT
September 1 – Baroness’ Book Trove – REVIEW
September 1 – Laura’s Interests – REVIEW
September 1 – A Blue Million Books – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
September 2 – The Avid Reader – REVIEW, EXCERPT
September 2 – Brooke Blogs – SPOTLIGHT, RECIPE
September 3 – Babs Book Bistro – SPOTLIGHT, RECIPE
September 3 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT, EXCERPT
September 3 – That’s What She’s Reading – GUEST POST
September 4 – Melina’s Book Blog – REVIEW
September 4 – ebook addicts – REVIEW
September 4 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews – REVIEW, AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Have you signed up to be a Tour Host?
Until Next Time,