Thursday, April 28, 2016

Review and Giveaway: "Killer in Crinolines" by Duffy Brown


Killer in Crinolines is #2 in the Consignment Shop Mystery series by Duffy Brown. 
This series is filled with Southern humor and wonderful characters!  I look forward to each edition of this series and I'm honored to be a member of Duffy Brown's Street Team! 

More about "Killer in Crinolines"
It’s August in Savannah, Georgia—hardly the season for a traditional Southern wedding with hoopskirts and crinolines. One could die from the heat—or from a cake knife in the back...

Reagan Summerside should be devoting all her energy to her consignment shop the Prissy Fox. But when her dear friend Chantilly Parker is arrested for murder, Reagan vows to clear her name. The victim is Simon Ambrose, who’s found lying in his own wedding cake with a knife in his back.


Chantilly has motive (Simon broke her heart to marry wealthy Waynetta Waverly) and opportunity (crashing the wedding in her UPS delivery truck). And she has cake on her face, and the stolen bridesmaid dress the killer wore is in her truck. But Chantilly would never wear crinoline to kill a man!



Duffy Brown has two cozy series:  
The Consignment Shop Mystery series and The Cycle Path Mystery series. 
 Read more about both of these series on Duffy's website here.  


My Review:

I love this series!  I enjoy all the characters, including Reagan and her Aunt Kiki.  Reagan and her Aunt work hard trying to solve this mystery.

Chantilly is in trouble as the prime suspect in this murder, but Reagan does not think that Chantilly killed Simon.   As Reagan tracks down clues ( and gets into some trouble ) around town, she tries hard to prove that Chantilly is not guilty.

I like the relationship between Reagan and Boone.  They are really cute together, as he tries to protect and help her when she is in trouble.
There are twists and turns in the mystery that leaves you surprised until the end.

With the interesting setting and charming characters this cozy is one that should be on your To Be Read list!











I'm giving away my gently read signed copy of
"Killer in Crinolines", and Duffy Brown is giving away 2 Print copies of her book "Braking for Bodies" and 2 Totebags! Thanks Duffy!







To Enter the Giveaway, use the Rafflecopter Form below!

Winners will be notified by email, and have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be drawn.
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54 comments:

  1. This sounds like a fun cozy! Thank your for the chance to win a copy.

    wfnren at aol dot com

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    1. I really enjoyed this book Wendy! Thanks for stopping by!

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    2. thanks for chatting, Wendy.

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  2. I love cozy mysteries. I haven't read anything by this author, but Killer in Crinolines sounds like a good book. thank you for the giveaway.

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    1. KayM, This book is filled with interesting Southern characters! Its one of my favorite cozy series! Thanks for stopping by!

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    2. Hi, Kay. Savannah is fantastic. The food is amazing and the people so sweet. A great place to set a cozy mystery.

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    3. Thanks, Kay, for stopping by. Hugs, Duffy

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  3. I can't wait to read both series, they sound so engaging and fun!

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    1. Merry, These series are so much fun! Thanks for stopping by!

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    2. Hi, Merry. Have fun in Savannah and on Mackinac Island.
      Hugs, Duffy

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    3. Hi, Merry. Thanks for chatting.

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  4. Thanks for the introduction to Duffy Brown and for the giveaway, Melissa! Duffy's stories sounds delightful!

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    1. Britney, I really enjoy Duffy's books! Thanks for stopping by!

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    2. HI Britney. Have fun with Evie on Mackinac Island and Reagan in Savannah. Thanks for chatting. Hugs, Duffy

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  5. I am a big Duffy Brown fan! Thanks for an opportunity to get a book from my 'must read' list...

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    1. I really enjoy Duffy Browns books also! =)
      Thanks for stopping by!

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  6. I haven't read the Consignment Shop series, but I have read the Cycle Path series and really loved them. Looking forward to reading the Consignment Shop series.

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    1. Thanks so much, Dianne, for picking up Cycle Path. I really appreciate it. Hugs.

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  7. Love the Cycle Path series, I'm sure I will enjoy the Consignment Shop series.

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    1. Dianne, I think you will really like the Consignment Shop series!

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  8. Killer in Crinolines sounds like a fun cozy! Thank your for the chance to win a copy.

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    1. Hi, Peggy. We all need to laugh more. Hugs, Duffy

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  9. I really enjoy cozies and I've read and enjoyed many of yours. Thanks for this opportunity.

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    1. Hi, Nancy. Thanks for stopping by and chatting. Hugs, Duffy

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  10. I am always up for a new to me cozy mystery author! As a girl who grew up in the South, I would love a chance to read "Killer in Crinolines". Thank you for the opportunity to win a copy!

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    1. Hi, DM. I’m a belle at heart. I think I grew up on the wrong side of the Ohio River. Hugs, Duffy

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  11. Sounds like a fun read! Thank you for the chance to win. I will be adding Killer in Crinolines and Braking for Bodies to my TBR list. :)

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    1. Hi, Jen. Thanks for the add. Hugs, Duffy!

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  12. Thanks for this delightful feature and giveaway. The books would be enjoyable and special. Duffy writes such entertaining and special novels which I love. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    1. Thanks, Petite. I truly appreciate the support! Hugs, Duffy

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  13. Have one of Duffy's on order. Can't wait to start.

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    1. Thanks for the order, Kathleen. I really appreciate it. Hugs, Duffy

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  14. I am looking forward to reading Killer in Crinolines. I have it in my TBR pile. I enjoy this series (such great characters). Thank you for your review and a chance to win!

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    1. Hi, Kristina. Thanks for picking up Killer. I truly appreciate it. Have fun in Savannah. Hugs, Duffy

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  15. I love reading cozy mysteries---both these series look very interesting.

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  16. I'm a big fan of Duffy's series! Thank you for a chance at the give-a-way!

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  17. Haven't started this series yet but would love too

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    1. Hi, Janel. The books are a mini vacation to Savannah. Have fun.

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  18. I would love to win! I love cozy mysteries!!

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    1. Hi, Linda. Cozies are the best to read and write. Hugs, Duffy

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  19. I can't wait to read these books. I have had you on my want to read list for too long.

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    1. Thanks, Brittany. I really appreciate it. Hugs, Duffy

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  20. Anyone wanting swag email DuffyBrown@DuffyBrown with your address and I’ll send it along. Thanks for playing. Hugs, Duffy

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  22. Oops...I had a typo in my last comment -
    The winners are: Sue wins my gently read copy of "Killer in Crinolines" by Duffy Brown,
    Jan wins a print copy of "Braking for Bodies" by Duffy Brown, Kristina wins a print copy of "Braking for Bodies" by Duffy Brown, Kathleen wins a Tote Bag and Peggy wins a Tote Bag! I will send emails to the winners! =)

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  23. Thanks everyone for playing along. If you want swag just email. DuffyBrown@DuffyBrown.com

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