25 October 2011

Today's Read & Giveaway: Death by the Dozen by Jenn McKinley

MizB at Should Be Reading hosts Teaser Tuesdays. Here's how it works: Grab your current read; let the book fall open to a random page; and share 2 "teaser" sentences from that page. For more teasers, click on through to MizB's blog.

This week I'm teasing another fun October mystery. I introduced you to this cozy a couple of weeks ago on Weekend Cooking (click for more information)

She gestured back to the trailer, and they watched as Daniel got a crowbar from a nearby truck and wedged it into the door. Both he and Peter pushed on the crowbar, and with a loud crack, the door popped open and out came a tumble of ice and a body.

Pete shrieked like a girly-girl, while Dan let loose a string of curses that could have barbequed meat without flame. (p. 79)
—From Death by the Dozen by Jenn McKinlay (Penguin USA / Berkley Prime Crime, 2011)

The Giveaway: Thanks to the great people at Berkley Prime Crime, I have an extra copy of Death by the Dozen to share with one of you. Because I'm doing the mailing myself, I can send the book anywhere in the world. To enter for a chance to win a copy of this fun cozy, just fill out the form. I'll pick the winner via random number generator on November 3. Good luck!


Anonymous,  10/25/11, 7:04 AM  

Very cool teaser! Glad you chose this one as it makes the book sound very good! How is it so far?

Peppermint Ph.D. 10/25/11, 7:37 AM  

sounds like a light hearted rib tickler to me...always need more of these :)

Julie P. 10/25/11, 8:09 AM  

This would be perfect for my Mystery Monday feature.

Laurel-Rain Snow 10/25/11, 9:11 AM  

I love that cover! The diner reminds me of my kitchen!

I just finished reading a book sort of like this, called Dumpster Dying.

Bodies found in strange places....


Beth Hoffman 10/25/11, 9:19 AM  

The cover cracks me up! Great teaser.

Zibilee 10/25/11, 10:21 AM  

Love the teaser and the cover! Both really great today!

Alice Audrey 10/25/11, 11:40 AM  

They must have gotten to it fast, since the ice hadn't melted away yet.

You should add this to Win a Book

bermudaonion 10/25/11, 12:57 PM  

Your teaser piqued my interest. Thanks for the giveaway!

Anonymous,  10/25/11, 1:45 PM  

Great teaser and giveaway.


Heather 10/25/11, 2:49 PM  

Have heard a lot about this series, sounds good! Thanks for visiting. :)

Shelley Munro 10/25/11, 3:17 PM  

The body popping out doesn't sound so good, but the sound effects might have been interesting. Nice teaser.

Kristen 10/25/11, 6:49 PM  

I just finished this one! It's a fun book, just like the previous ones in this series. I like that it includes cupcake recipes, although I haven't tried making any of them.

Karen and Gerard 10/25/11, 7:52 PM  

Interesting teaser--is this a cozy mystery?

Here's ours along with an audio book giveaway: http://ourstack.blogspot.com/2011/10/tuesday-teasers-wildwood-night.html

Anonymous,  10/26/11, 2:57 PM  

Great teaser. It definitely made me smile.

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