Festive Mayhem Mystery Anthology! If you’re looking for a good mystery with a little holiday twist, look no further. Today I’m participating in the FESTIVE MAYHEM Book Blast featuring 10 talented authors
with stories of mystery, crime, and suspense with a holiday flair.
◊ Genre: Mystery
◊ Publisher: Marla Bradeen (October 26,2020)
◊ File Size: 1232 KB
◊ Print Length: 159 Pages
◊ ASIN: BO8F3HLH67
Ten crime writers of color
have teamed up to offer you the gift of escape this holiday season. From
Christmas crime capers to Thanksgiving thrillers, historical hard-boiled to
contemporary cozies, mystery fans of all genres will find something to love in
this limited-time collection of exclusive, never-before-published seasonal
What you’ll find inside:
• “The New Year’s Hex” by Carolyn Marie Wilkins. Carrie
McFarland finds her New Year’s plans derailed when a psychic vision pulls the
1920s African American amateur sleuth into someone’s evil scheme.
• “Pipe Dreams” by S.G. Wong. In this hard-boiled Crescent
City short story, infatuation and passion drive Minnie Chen straight into
danger as she tries to best the City’s most glamorous private detective in a
reimagined 1930s-era Chinese Los Angeles.
• “A Christmas Tip” by Elizabeth Wilkerson. A surprise
Christmas bonus becomes too tempting for Philadelphia nursing assistant Brianna
Byers to resist—even if accepting requires some skillful skirting of the law.
• “The Stranger in the House” by Stella Oni. This London House
Mystery prequel stars Elizabeth Ojo, a Nigerian housekeeper at a posh guest
house, who finds her Christmas intersecting with that of a mysterious resident
• “What Lies Inside” by Kia Dennis. A tormented university
professor falls deeper and deeper into a destructive obsession in this
harrowing tale of love and longing.
• “A Pub, Bed & Breakfast & A Dead Body” by Forest Issac Jones. A
dark past becomes the deadly present when North Carolina police detective Ike
Coates and his intrepid young partner are tasked with determining the cause of
a suspicious death.
• “A Deadly First” by Delia C. Pitts. Thanksgiving takes a
fatal turn when New York private eye SJ Rook finds himself thrust into his
first murder case in this darkly atmospheric tale of noir.
• “The Holiday Murder Mélange” by Myra Jolivet. This Sarah
Doucette Jean-Louis short story follows the Creole P.I. around the San
Francisco Bay Area on her quest to figure out who killed a man outside of her
• “Those Holiday Blues” by Jennifer J. Chow. Jasmine, aka
“Jazz,” can’t escape the tragic past when an old boyfriend asks to meet on the
anniversary of his mother’s death.
• “Holiday Holdup” by Paige Sleuth. In this Cozy Cat Caper
Mystery Short, Imogene Little gets tangled up in a Christmas Eve bank robbery
orchestrated by none other than Santa Claus himself.
This anthology is only
available for a short time, so grab it now before it’s gone. It would be
criminal to miss it!
FESTIVE MAYHEM is available at the
FESTIVE MAYHEM features a collection of
never-before-published short stories authored by 10 mystery, crime, and
suspense writers of color:
Carolyn Marie Wilkins: https://www.carolynwilkins.com/
S.G. Wong: https://sgwong.com/
Elizabeth Wilkerson: http://elizabethwilkerson.com/
Stella Oni: https://stellaonithewriter.com
Kia Dennis: http://www.kiadennis.com/
Forest Issac Jones: http://www.forestissacjones.com/
Delia C. Pitts: https://www.deliapitts.com/
Myra Jolivet: https://myrajolivet.com/
Jennifer J. Chow: http://jenniferjchow.com/
Paige Sleuth: http://www.marlabradeen.com/ps/
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Thanks for stopping by
today. Don’t you just love a good mystery with a holiday theme?