Saturday, February 13, 2016

A Cozy Giveaway


Fans of cozy mysteries, I have a spectacular book giveaway for you!  Thanks to the great generosity of award-winning author Barbara Venkataraman (who's also an attorney specializing in family law and debt collection), I'm hosting this giveaway for a box set of the Jamie Quinn Mystery Collection: Books 1-3.  This giveaway is open internationally, although if you live outside of the U.S.A. and win, you'll receive the ebook version of this set.  Although I haven't read any of these mysteries yet, they truly sound terrific. I read some of the Amazon reviews for these mysteries, and I hope to read these books in the future.  (I'd certainly like to read more cozies this year!)  In the books, Jamie Quinn is a lawyer, and she sounds like a wonderful protagonist.

The three books in this set are:

Book 1: Death by Didgeridoo
Book 2: The Case of the Killer Divorce
Book 3: Peril in the Park

The author said that a didgeridoo was the inspiration for her first Jamie Quinn mystery. What is a didgeridoo?  Barbara gave me a brief definition in her email, but I wanted to learn more.  I was surprised that when I asked Siri, she understood my question (even though I wasn't sure how to pronounce the term and didn't enunciate), and pulled up the Wikipedia page.  Great job, Siri! 


Barbara thought that a didgeridoo would make a distinct lethal weapon in her story.  She provided the photo of the didgeridoo, below. 


Without further delay, I'm thrilled to offer a giveaway for a box set of the Jamie Quinn Mystery Collection: Books 1-3, to my readers.

  • To enter this giveaway, simply leave a comment.
  • For another chance at winning, become a follower of this blog, or indicate that you're already a follower.
  • For an additional chance, post about this contest on your blog, Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter.
  • For one more entry, mention a cozy mystery book or series that you enjoy.

Enter by 5 PM PST on Monday, February 29.  One winner will be selected randomly and announced on Tuesday, March 1.  Best of luck, and thanks for reading!

19 comments:

  1. I've read all of the books in this series and absolutely love it!

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  2. The author gifted these books last week. I've listened to the first one and enjoyed it. Tomorrow I hope to listen to the next one. I hope you enjoyed them.

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  3. Thanks for the chance, the books look great :)
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  6. Love the: A Bear Collector's Mystery Series by John J. Lamb
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  7. Thanks for the great giveaway Suko! I do not normally read cozies, but think I should read more of them.

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  8. Lovely giveaway.I really enjoy M.C.Beatons cozies.

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  9. A delightful feature and wonderful giveaway. Thanks. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  10. I find myself reading more mysteries lately because I've discovered some great new authors in this genre. BTW, I'm also giving away a copy of my book. :-)

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  11. This sounds like a great series!
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  12. Not entering the contest, just stopping by to say that I really enjoyed these books. I listened to all 3 on audio and the narrator did a great job as well.

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  13. What a wonderful and generous giveaway. Though not entering myself, I'll be sure to add them to my FB page. Good luck everyone.

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  14. I think the didgeridoo makes a very unique weapon for a mystery!

    Follower--GFC/email

    I just read the first book in a new cozy series by Paige Shelton, called To Helvetica and Back. It was very good and I look forward to more of them!
    Thanks!
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  15. Looks like a great giveaway Suko, don't think I have ever read a cozy mystery.

    Lainy http://www.alwaysreading.net

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  16. This sounds like a fun set of cozy mysteries, great giveaway :) I had no idea what a didgeridoo was myself.
    And I see on your sidebar you are reading Wolfsangel, enjoy it!

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