Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours–Bark If It’s Murder

 

 

I’m so excited to be a stop on the blog tour for author V.M. Burns and her new book Bark If It’s Murder.  This is the third book in her A Dog Club Mystery Series.  I have read all three and really enjoyed them.

 

Bark If It’s Murder (A Dog Club Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Lyrical Underground (August 27, 2019)
Paperback: 162 pages
ISBN-10: 1516107926
ISBN-13: 978-1516107926
Digital ASIN: B07L2G3DJ1

 

Purchase Links – Amazon –  Barnes & Noble  – Kobo

 

 

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Lilly Echosby just witnessed a murder on a pet cam. Or did she?

When a last-minute opportunity arises to accompany her boss to an art auction in Atlanta, Lilly throws some money at the problem of where to board her toy poodle Aggie (short for Agatha Christie). Posh Pet Haven offers the most luxurious canine accommodations in all of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The place even provides pet cams so anxious owners can check in on their pampered pooches.

But when Lilly tries to take a peek at her poodle, she gets a terrible shock—she witnesses what she’s sure is a murder. She thinks the victim may be the wealthy co-owner of Pet Haven. The police follow her lead but find no body, no evidence of a crime, and no video record. Starting to feel like the dog owner who cried wolf, Lilly decides to go undercover to catch a killer who may be hiding in plain sight

 

 

 

 

 

The writing style flows smoothly and it defines the characters very clearly by their actions and words.  The author is very talented in her descriptive writing and these descriptions pulled me into the story from the very beginning and took me on a great adventure.

The characters are well rounded and well developed.  Lilly and Dixie are two of my favorite friendships in all of cozy books that I read.   You can tell how much they love each other and would do anything for each other. Some of their interactions had me laughing out loud.  And all of the animals are just the icing on the cake for me.

The mystery was well plotted and had enough clues to sift through and suspects to consider.  There was enough intrigue to keep me engaged and the mystery was not easily solved. That’s my kind of mystery.

I would highly recommend this book, and series, to anyone who enjoys a well crafted cozy mystery.  Do yourself a favor and grab this book, you will enjoy it.

I voluntarily reviewed an ARC of this book provided by the publisher, Kensington Books, and NetGalley, which I greatly appreciate.

 

 

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V.M. Burns was born in Northwestern Indiana and spent many years in Southwestern Michigan on the Lake Michigan shoreline. She is a lover of dogs, British historic cozies, and scones with clotted cream. After many years in the Midwest, she went in search of milder winters and currently lives in Eastern Tennessee with her poodles. Her debut novel, The Plot is Murder was nominated for a 2017 Agatha Award for Best First Novel. Valerie is a member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, and a lifetime member of  Sisters in Crime. Readers can learn more by visiting her website at vmburns.com

Author Links:

Website:  http://www.vmburns.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vmburnsbooks/

Twitter:  @vmburns

 

 

 

 

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TOUR PARTICIPANTS

August 27 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

August 27 – Mythical Books – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

August 27 – Here’s How It Happened – REVIEW

August 28 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT

August 28 – Island Confidential – SPOTLIGHT

August 29 – Cozy Up With Kathy – GUEST POST

August 29 – eBook Addicts – SPOTLIGHT

August 30 – I’m All About Books – SPOTLIGHT

August 30 – Hearts & Scribbles – SPOTLIGHT

August 31 – MJB Reviewers – REVIEW

August 31 – The Book’s the Thing – SPOTLIGHT

September 1 – Diary of a Book Fiend – REVIEW*

September 1 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews – REVIEW, AUTHOR INTERVIEW

September 2 – Babs Book Bistro – GUEST POST

September 3 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT

September 3 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW

September 4 – Laura’s Interests – REVIEW

September 4 – Reading Is My SuperPower – GUEST POST

September 5 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW  

September 5 – StoreyBook Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

 

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4 thoughts on “Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours–Bark If It’s Murder

  1. Thank you for your review on “Bark If It’s Murder” by V.M. Burns and for being part of the book tour.

    Love this author’s books and I look forward to the opportunity to read this one which is definitely on my TBR list.
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

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