Monday, November 4, 2013

Giveaway and Book Spotlight - Freezer I'll Shoot by Victoria Hamilton

Series: A Vintage Kitchen Mystery (Book 3)
Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Berkley -- November 5, 2013

I enjoy cozy mysteries, and I'm really looking forward to reading this one.  With  the vintage kitchen theme, and the background of the story that includes the family cottage and restaurant, this sounds like a exciting addition to this series!

For more information about Victoria Hamilton, visit her website.

Trying to escape her overbearing mother, vintage kitchenware enthusiast and soon-to-be columnist Jaymie Leighton retreats to her family’s cottage on Heartbreak Island. While there she hopes to write an article about the Ice House restaurant, owned by good friends and neighbors, siblings Ruby and Garnet Redmond. Once an actual icehouse, the restaurant is charmingly decorated with antique tools of the trade, including a collection of ice picks.

One night, while working on her article, Jaymie overhears an argument and, ever the sleuth, sets out to explore. But when she stumbles upon a dead body her blood runs cold. It’s Urban Dobrinskie, whose feud with the Redmonds is no secret, and he’s got an ice pick through his heart. Now Jaymie’s got to sharpen her sleuthing skills to chip away at the mystery and prove her neighbors’ innocence—before someone else gets picked off…
More about the Author:
Victoria Hamilton, nationally bestselling author of the Vintage Kitchen Mystery series, is the pseudonym of Donna Lea Simpson, bestselling author of romance and historical mystery novels. 
She loves to cook, and collects teapots and teacups, as well as vintage kitchen utensils and bowls. She also enjoys crafts, especially cross-stitching and crocheting, and spends summer days in the garden, drinking tea or wine. Besides the Vintage Kitchen Mystery series Victoria also writes the Merry Muffin Mystery series (Bran New Death – September 3rd) and the Teapot Collector Mystery series which debuts with Tempest in a Teapot, out June 3rd, 2014.

Tour Participants
November 2 – rantin’ ravin’ and reading – Review, Interview, Giveaway
November 3 – Cozy Up With Kathy – Spotlight, Interview
November 4 – My Recent Favorite Books – Spotlight, Giveaway
November 5 – According to Squenn – Interview
November 6 - Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – Review, Guest Post
November 7 – The Bookwyrm’s Hoard – Review, Interview, Giveaway
November 8 – Queen of All She Reads – Review, Giveaway
November 9 – A Chick Who Reads – Review, Interview
November 10 – Kaisy Daisy’s Corner – Review
November 11 – A Date with a Book – Spotlight
November 12 – Read Your Writes Book Reviews – Review
November 13 – Community Bookstop – Review
November 14 – StoreyBook Reviews – Review, Giveaway
November 15 – Mochas, Mysteries and More – Review

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  1. That's def. not what you're expecting to find any time, anywhere! Sounds intriguing. :)

  2. I have the first two books in this series, can't wait to read this one, love the title, I hope to win, thanks for the giveaway

  3. I can't wait to read the series! How fun!

    1. Lisa, Thanks for stopping by! My favorite cozies are the ones that "feature" food!

  4. I have never read these before but they sound like a great read!

  5. Melissa, I already feel as though I have something in common with the heroine of Freezer I'll Shoot- our love of vintage kitchenware! Victoria Hamilton's other series sound like something I'd enjoy, too! Thanks! :)

    Love, Joy @ Yesterfood

  6. I love cozy mysteries because they often take place in small towns, often contain some humor despite the grimness of murder (and they don't always involve murder), usually offer a good 'puzzle', and they don't feel dark/creepy/twisted. And I can count on the good folks winning.

    This is a fun book, and I'm looking forward to following the blog tour!

    1. Forgot to say, stop by my blog on Thursday Nov. 7 for an interview with Victoria Hamilton!

  7. Hi, I entered my name and email info and thanks for the chance to win these items. I have never read this series before but it looks like a good mystery book series. I love reading easy to read mysteries. I hope you have a nice day and week. Julie at

  8. Oh, I love mysteries! This sounds like a series I need to check out!

  9. I loved the first 2 in the series and I am waiting for this one.

  10. You had me at cozy, giggle. I love a good mystery. Thank you for the opportunity xo

  11. This looks like a fun book. I like cozy mysteries because they are fun quick reads for me and there is just a little adventure in them. I also like the quaint little towns they are set in.

  12. Sounds like a great book. Looking forward to reading it.
    Barbara Thompson

  13. I love mysteries and I'm looking forward to reading this one.nthank you for the giveaway!

    Wanda Barefoot

  14. sounds like a really good book.

  15. I love this series and this author and would be thrilled to win a copy of this latest book. Cozy mysteries are wonderful because they are character driven, clean, and just plain fun to read. They let you leave the everyday behind for a gentler and kinder world for a little while!

  16. My friend Lark really enjoyed book one, and these sound wonderful. I am hoping to grab this one myself.

  17. I love cozy mysteries because they usually have a great mystery with little or no blood and have great entertaining characters.

  18. I love an occasional cozy and love the title :)


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