Tuesday, September 20, 2022

#Spotlight: Deadly Traditions by (Several authors) #giveaway #anthology #Cozymystery

Deadly Traditions: A Cozy Mystery Christmas Anthology

Cozy Mysteries

Grace Abraham Publishing (September 27, 2022)

Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0B2LHQ2G9

Purchase Link - Amazon


Have yourself a DEADLY little Christmas.
Celebrate the holidays with mistletoe, mayhem, and murder. Join your favorite authors as they
cozy up by the fire with twelve festive short mysteries that feature treasured holiday traditions.
Serve up a slice of fatal fruitcake and deck the halls with danger, because the holiday season has
never been so much fun.

This original collection is available for a limited time only, so grab your copy today.
A Pickle in a Pear Tree by Erin Scoggins
Mistletoe and Murder by Dianne Ascroft
O Deadly Night by Estelle Richards
Larceny and Gingerbread Lattes by Justine Maxwell
Have Yourself a Scary Little Christmas by Gayle Leeson

About the Authors

About Gayle Leeson
Gayle Leeson is a pseudonym for Gayle Trent. Gayle has also written as Amanda Lee. She is
currently writing the Kinsey Falls chick-lit/women's fiction series, the Down South Cafe cozy
mystery series, and the Ghostly Fashionista cozy mystery series. Her book KILLER WEDDING
CAKE won the Bronze Medal in the 20th Anniversary IPPY Awards. Gayle lives in Southwest
Virginia with her family and enjoys hearing from readers.

About Mollie Cox Bryan
Mollie Cox Bryan writes cozy mysteries with edge. She's the author of several bestselling
mystery series, also writing under the pen name Maggie Blackburn. Her books have been
selected as finalists for an Agatha Award and a Daphne du Maurier Award and as a Top 10
Beach Reads by Woman's World. She has also been short-listed for the Virginia Library People's
Choice Award. She's also penned a historical fiction: MEMORY OF LIGHT: AN
AFTERMATH OF GETTYSBURG. She's the mother of two nearly perfect daughters, each
pursuing careers in music.

About Erin Scoggins
USA Today Bestselling Author Erin Scoggins is a long-time Southerner with a fondness for
offbeat humor and fresh fried chicken. After fifteen years in marketing with a Fortune 500
company, she traded her MBA for fictional crime scenes and feisty small-town families. She
writes fun, flirty mysteries that are celebrations of food, family, and the killer South.
Visit her at www.erinscoggins.com for book news and shenanigans.

About Estelle Richards
Estelle Richards lives in the beautiful American Southwest and writes cozy mysteries. Connect
with Estelle at estellerichards.com 

About Justine Maxwell
Justine Maxwell writes cozy mysteries with brave heroines, strong family bonds, and a touch of
romance. She has degrees in psychology from Northern Arizona University and Grand Canyon
University. She hopes to one day become a reclusive author in a mountain cabin near Flagstaff,
AZ. Until then, she'll be a busy mom of four small children and one (allegedly) hypoallergenic
pup, writing in the midst of chaos.

About Wendy H. Jones
International Award Winning Author Wendy H. Jones lives in Scotland, and her police
procedural series featuring DI Shona McKenzie are set.Wendy has led a varied and adventurous
life. Her love for adventure led to her joining the Royal Navy to undertake nurse training. After
six years in the Navy she joined the Army where she served as an Officer for a further 17 years.
Killer's Countdown was her first novel and the first book in the Shona McKenzie Mysteries.
Killer's Crew won the Books Go Social Book of the Year 2017. The seventh book in the series.
Killer's Curse will be released early august 2020. The Dagger's Curse, the first book in The
Fergus and Flora Mysteries, was a finalist in the Woman Alive Magazine Readers Choice Award
Book of the Year. Turning to humorous crime the Cass Claymore Investigates series was born.
She is also a highly successful marketer and is currently in the process of rereleasing her
completely updated marketing book Marketing Matters. This will be part of the Writing Matters
Series following the release of Motivation Matters. She is also the author of the Bertie the
Buffalo picture book and associated soft toy and colouring book. Wendy is delighted to be one of
the authors in two anthologies aimed at empowering women - The Power of Why, and Women
Win Against All Odds. She is proud to be the President of the Scottish Association of Writers
and is the host of The Writing and Marketing Show podcast, a writing and marketing coach. and
CEO of Writing Matters online writing school, Authorpreneur Accelerator Academy.

Dianne Ascroft
Dianne Ascroft is a Canadian writer living in Britain. Since moving to Britain in 1990 she has
lived in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Online she can be found at
She writes cozy mystery, historical and contemporary fiction, often with an Irish connection. Her
non-fiction articles and short stories have been printed in Canadian and Irish magazines and
regional newspapers including the Toronto Star, Ireland's Own, Senior Times, Celtic Connection
and Irish Connections Canada.
She was co-editor of The Fermanagh Miscellany, the Fermanagh Authors' Association's yearly
anthology for several years and she also contributes material to other local history and writers'
Dianne is a member of the Alliance of Independent Authors, Sisters in Crime, Historical Novel
Society, Writers Abroad, Fermanagh Authors' Association and Fermanagh Writers.
Dianne started life in a quiet residential neighbourhood in the buzzing city of Toronto and has
progressively moved to smaller places through the years. She now lives on a small farm in

Northern Ireland with her husband and an assortment of strong willed animals. If she ever
decides to write her autobiography the working title will be 'Downsizing'.
Sam Cheever
USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Sam Cheever writes mystery and
suspense, creating stories that draw you in and keep you eagerly turning pages. Known for
writing great characters, snappy dialogue, and unique and exhilarating stories, Sam is the award-
winning author of 80+ books.
NEWSLETTER: Join Sam's Monthly newsletter and get a FREE book! You can also keep up
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Cheri said...

FYI - Rafflecopter link doesn't work

Gayle said...

Thank you for spotlighting the anthology!