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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Blog Tour, Review, & Giveaway for 15 Minutes of Flame by Christin Brecher

15 Minutes of Flame 

(Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery)  

by Christin Brecher

About 15 Minutes of Flame

Cozy Mystery 3rd in Series  
Publisher: Kensington (August 25, 2020) 
Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages 
 ISBN-10: 1496721438 
 ISBN-13: 978-1496721433  
Digital ASIN: B082WR2LH6
As Stella Wright’s Nantucket candle store thrives, her knack for solving mysteries burns equally bright—especially when a Halloween haunted house uncovers evidence of a centuries-old murder . . .
When Stella’s friend inherits a creaky, abandoned home in Nantucket, she knows it’s the perfect setting for the town’s annual Halloween fundraiser. A deserted, boarded-up building on the property—once used as a candle-making shop—adds to the creepy ambiance. But as Stella explores the shack’s dilapidated walls, she discovers a terrible secret: the skeleton of a Quaker woman, wrapped in blood-soaked clothing and hidden deep within a stone hearth . . .
While police investigate, Stella wastes no time asking for help from friends with long ties to Nantucket’s intricate history. The key to the murder may lie within a scorching 18th century love triangle that pit two best friends against one another over a dubious man. But before the case is solved, another life will be claimed—leaving Stella to wonder who in Nantucket is friend, and who is foe . . .
*I received a free copy of this book which I voluntarily chose to write an honest review for.

Stella certainly gets more then she bargained for this time. We start with the island gearing up for Halloween. The girl scouts are planning an event an old home in the area. Things are going great until Stella goes to check on an old out building that should have been locked tight. Once inside she finds an old candle maker sign that the owner says she can have but when she removes it stones fall from the wall. Behind them is a really old skeleton which leads to her looking into a cold case. This connects to an old well on another property which they use the officials to go down to look. A second skeleton is there but before they learn more the expert ends up dead while they all fight the foliage. Two cold cases and new one makes for an intriguing investigation to say the least. The story unfolds smoothly keeping the reader entertained as the clues unfold. A wide range of characters gives lots of options while drawing you further in. Steels makes for great MC as she uncovers it all. A total must read for cozy fans. I totally loved it so I give it 5/5 stars.

About Christin Brecher


Christin Brecher was born and raised in NYC, where her family and many childhood friends still reside. As such, she feels she is as much of a small-town girl as any. The idea to write the Nantucket Candle Maker series sprang from her life-long connection to the small island off the coast of Massachusetts. Spending summers there as a child, Christin read from her family’s library of mystery novels, after which she began to imagine stories inspired by the island’s whaling heyday, its notoriously foggy nights, and during long bike rides to the beach. After many years in marketing for the publishing industry, followed by years raising her children, Murder’s No Votive Confidence is Christin’s debut novel. Visit her at

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  1. Sounds like a fun book, I love cozy mysteries.

  2. thank you for your review. i love this cover. i am only a year into reading cozies and am loving them. have a wonderful week.
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  3. sounds like a cute mystery. I like the cover. Thanks for the chance.