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Friday, May 22, 2020

Blog Tour, Character Guest Post, Review, & Giveaway for Secrets of the Treasure King by Terry Ambrose

Hey Journal,

Im grounded again. This time, its cause my dad says I dont understand boundaries. Hello! Im eleven! Im supposed to break rules. Its not like I break them in a bad way. Im like trying to help solve the latest murder. Thats totally what an investigation is. Right? But instead of my dad understanding that, he says Im sticking my nose where it doesnt belong. Cmon, really? My dad consults with the cops. Why cant I?

Our handyman says you have to have an angle when youre trying to get people to see things your way. That sounded like a super smart idea, so I figured I could write a profile about our new town deputy and ask her about the murder investigation. Daddy shut that down right away. He totally saw through it. I was sure the idea would work. Its not like I dont have experienceIve written stuff for the Cove Talkers Newsletter before. My dad calls it a gossip rag, but Seaside Cove is super small and we dont have a lot of real news. Well, except for when theres a murder. 

My dad did say I could try to find out if the captain really had a treasure map like he said he did. For sure Daddy thinks looking for the missing map is gonna keep me away from the murder. But if Im right and the motive was to find the missing map, this could totally be what I need. Ill bet I can find the killer kinda by accident while Im looking for the map. Ill have to do some stuff undercover, but thats okay, I totally work outside the box, which is why Im a better crime solver. And usually grounded. 

Now that I figured out how to solve the murder, I totally need one of those get out of jail free cards. Wonder where I can get one of those for real?


About Secrets of the Treasure King

Cozy Mystery 4th in Series 
Publisher: Satori (April 29, 2020) 
Print Length: 261 pages  
Digital ASIN: B085DC4ZVS 
The Seaside Cove rumor mill is buzzing about the captain of The Treasure King. He claims to know the location of the San Manuel, a four-hundred-year-old sunken Spanish galleon with a cargo worth millions. And now, he’s dead, the victim of a speargun attack.
When the police ask B&B owner Rick Atwood to consult in the investigation, he has mixed feelings. Consulting for the police is not the problem. He’s done it before. The problem is his eleven-year-old daughter, Alex.
Alex is fearless, precocious, and fueled by a strong sense of girl power. She’s also convinced the cops will never find the killer without her help, so she launches her own investigation—and quickly becomes a candidate for Seaside Cove’s youngest felon.
Now, unless Rick can solve the case with the clues Alex found illegally, his daughter might face charges of breaking-and-entering, the treasure of the San Manuel will be lost to pirates, and a killer could get away with murder.
*I received a free copy of this book which I voluntarily chose to write an honest review for.

Welcome to another fabulous adventure with Alex and Rick. The B&B is doing well and Rick is happy about that. Alex is looking forward to spring break especially when she hears about a big ship that has shown up in the harbor. She goes to look at it with her friends only be shooed away by the adults after an argument with the Captain. On previous visits he has caused lots of drama so the kids are forbidden from being near him or his crew. This spikes Alex 's investigative spirit making her look into things and then the Captain goes missing only to be found dead later. Rick is asked to help look into things while he tries to keep his daughter out of it. Well of course this does not stop her instead it gives her a challenge to overcome. Overall an adventurous mystery with two sides giving us something for everyone. Treasure hunting always brings out the best and worst in people making for a great layered story. Perfect for fans of cozies. I really liked it so I give it 4/5 stars.

About Terry Ambrose

Terry Ambrose has written and published fourteen mysteries. His Seaside Cove Mystery series new releases have risen to the Amazon genre Top 100. In 2014, Con Game, Terry’s second thriller in the License to Lie series received the San Diego Book Awards Best Mystery/Thriller award. Terry also writes the McKenna Trouble in Paradise mysteries and organized an anthology written by bestselling mystery writers to benefit a literacy nonprofit in Hawaii.

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for being a part of the Great Escapes Book Tour and featuring Secrets of the Treasure King today!