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Blog Tour and Giveaway for Beware of the Orchids by Cynthia Hickey


Beware the Orchids (A Shady Acres Mystery) by Cynthia Hickey

 
Beware the Orchids (A Shady Acres Mystery)
Cozy Mystery 1st in Series
Forget Me Not Romances, a division of Winged Publications  
Release Date - February 4, 2016
Paperback: 216 pages  
ISBN-13: 978-1944203061  
E-BOOK ASIN: B01BI6RAGG
Ditched at the altar, Shelby Hart tosses down her bouquet, quits her job, and accepts a position as gardener and event coordinator at an upscale retirement community. Her first day on the job results with a dead body in the greenhouse under the orchids and with her as the prime suspect! Toss in a handsome handyman, quirky characters, and a flirtatious grandma and the fun never stops.


About the Author

Multi-published and Amazon and ECPA Best-Selling author Cynthia Hickey has sold over a million copies of her works since 2013. She has taught a Continuing Education class at the 2015 American Christian Fiction Writers conference, several small ACFW chapters and RWA chapters. You can find her on FB, twitter, and Goodreads, and is a contributor to Cozy Mystery Magazine blog and Suspense Sisters blog. She and her husband run the small press, Forget Me Not Romances, which includes some of the CBA’s best well-known authors. She lives in Arizona with her husband, one of their seven children, two dogs, one cat, and three box turtles. She has eight grandchildren who keep her busy and tell everyone they know that “Nana is a writer”.




Website at www.cynthiahickey.com  

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Cynthia-Hickey/e/B002W1MP2Q/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cynthia-Hickey-151333448227549/  

Twitter: @cynthiahickey  

Purchase Link Amazon


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 Review 
This is a very enjoyable cozy mystery novel. We get to follow Shelby as she performs a complete overhaul on her life after being left at the alter. She resigns as a teacher and signs up to be the gardener/activity director at a well-to-do retirement home. Things are not looking good though when on her first day she stumbles across one of the residents dead in the greenhouse. Feeling unsafe with a murderer around Shelby, family, and friends (both old and new) decide to investigate which leads to a rather funny yet interesting string of events. I giggled quite a few times at their antics which kept the book light hearted enough to counteract the actual violence that kept happening. The story is very well written with strong characters that keep the reader engaged while still guessing what will happen next. I highly recommend it to fans of cozy mysteries and give it 4/5 stars. 
 

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