Denied (A Kelly Pruett Mystery) by Mary Keliikoa
Denied (A Kelly Pruett Mystery) Cozy Mystery/Woman Sleuth 2nd in Series Publisher : Camel Press (May 11, 2021) Paperback : 226 pages ISBN-10 : 1603817832 ISBN-13 : 978-1603817837 Digital ASIN : B08V3G2Z73
A high-risk pregnancy. A dangerous secret. When her case turns deadly, can this investigator avoid racking up a fatal debt?
Despite her injuries, PI Kelly Pruett is eager to get back to work. So when a mommy-to-be hires her to locate her estranged dad, Kelly is thankful for the straightforward missing-persons case. But as she rummages through his trash in search of clues, she uncovers gambling debts to gangsters… and a blood-soaked severed finger.
With her investigation no longer cut-and-dried, Kelly’s hunt takes a deadly turn when her quarry is found driven off a cliff to his doom. And she’ll need more than her cop boyfriend’s help to expose the truth when the mob sends her a cease-and-desist notice with an explosive ending.
Can the determined detective take on the mafia and make it out alive?
About Mary Keliikoa
Mary Keliikoa is the author of the Shamus finalist and Lefty, Agatha and Anthony award nominated PI Kelly Pruett mystery series and the upcoming Misty Pines mystery series featuring Portland homicide detective turned small town sheriff slated for release in September 2022. Her short stories have appeared in Woman’s World and in the anthology Peace, Love and Crime: Crime Fiction Inspired by Music of the ‘60s. A Pacific NW native, she spent a part of her life working around lawyers. Combining her love of legal and books, she creates a twisting mystery where justice prevails.When not in Washington, you can find Mary on the beach in Hawaii where she and her husband recharge. But even under the palm trees and blazing sun, she’s plotting her next murder—novel that is. Author Links Website: https://marykeliikoa.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Mary.Keliikoa.Author Twitter: https://twitter.com/mary_keliikoa Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mary.keliikoa.author/ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20038534.Mary_Keliikoa BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/mary-keliikoa Purchase Links Amazon B&N Apple Kobo a Rafflecopter giveaway https://widget-prime.rafflecopter.com/launch.js TOUR PARTICIPANTS August 17 – Novels Alive – AUTHOR INTERVIEW August 17 – I’m All About Books – SPOTLIGHT August 18 – Island Confidential – SPOTLIGHT August 18 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT August 19 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – REVIEW August 20 – Author Elena Taylor’s Blog – CHARACTER INTERVIEW August 20 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT August 21 – Laura’s Interests – SPOTLIGHT August 21 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – SPOTLIGHT August 22 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT August 23 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW, CHARACTER INTERVIEW August 24 – Baroness’ Book Trove – SPOTLIGHT August 25 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee Blog – SPOTLIGHT August 26 – ebook addicts – REVIEW August 27 – Literary Gold – AUTHOR INTERVIEW August 28 – Brooke Blogs – SPOTLIGHT August 29 – The Book’s the Thing – SPOTLIGHT August 30 – BookishKelly2020 – SPOTLIGHT Have you signed up to be a Tour Host? Click Here to Find Details and Sign Up Today! Additional Banners