Scattered Legacy

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This is my post during the blog tour for Scattered Legacy by Marlene M. Bell. In Scattered Legacy Annalisse and Alec are drawn into a bizarre crime, and in order to survive it they must solve the murder of the woman with the calico cat.

This blog tour is organized by Lola’s Blog Tours and the tour runs from 29 November till 12 December. You can see the tour schedule here.

Scattered Legacy
Scattered Legacy (Annalisse Series #3)
By Marlene M. Bell
Genre: Mystery / Suspense
Age category: Adult
Release Date: 4 November 2021

To outsiders, the relationship between Manhattan antiquities assessor Annalisse Drury and sports car magnate Alec Zavos must look carefree and glamorous. In reality, it’s a love affair regularly punctuated by treasure hunting, action-packed adventure, and the occasional dead body.

When Alec schedules an overseas trip to show Annalisse his mother’s birthplace in Bari, Italy, he squeezes in the high-stakes business of divesting his family’s international corporation. But things go terribly wrong as murder makes its familiar reappearance in their lives – and this time it’s Alec’s disgraced former CFO who’s the main suspect.

Accompanied by friend and detective Bill Drake, Annalisse and Alec find themselves embroiled in a behind-closed-doors conspiracy that threatens the reputation and legacy of Alec’s late father – linking him to embezzlement, extortion, and the dirty business of the Sicilian Mafia. The search for the truth sends the trio straight into riddles, secrets, and an historic set of rosary beads. Annalisse leads Alec toward a discovery that is unthinkable, and events that will change their futures forever.

Scattered Legacy is the third in Marlene M. Bell’s thrilling Annalisse series, which weaves romance, crime, and historical mystery into addictive tales to instantly captivate fans of TV show Bones or Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code.


You can watch the book trailer here on Youtube

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Earlier books in the series:
Stolen Obsession (Annalisse Series #1) by Marlene M. BellSpent Identity (Annalisse Series #2) by Marlene M. Bell

Marlene M. Bell
About the Author:
“Mystery at a killing pace”

Marlene M. Bell is an award-winning writer, artist, and sheep breeder who resides in beautiful East Texas. Her renown sheep photographs grace the covers of many livestock magazines.

The third book in the Annalisse Series releases in 2021. Scattered Legacy is an international mystery with light touches of romance. Stolen Obsession and Spent Identity, books one and two, received numerous awards including the Independent Press Award for Best Mystery in 2020. Her mysteries can be found at marlenembell.com.

Marlene also writes children’s books. Her first children’s picture book, Mia and Nattie: One Great Team! is based on true events with Natalie from the Bell’s ranch. It’s a touching story of compassion and love between a little girl and her lamb. Mia and Nattie is honored to be a Mom’s Choice Gold Award winner.

Marlene shares her life with her husband and a few dreadfully spoiled horned Dorset sheep: a large Maremma guard dog named Tia, and cats, Hollywood, Leo, and Squeaks. The cats believe they rule the household—and do.

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There is a tour wide giveaway for the blog tour of Scattered Legacy. This giveaway is open international. These are the prizes you can win:
– One winner wins the grand prize, see details and picture below
– 2 signed copies of Scattered Legacy by Marlene M Bell

The grand prize contains the following items:
– One bag of Orecchiette Pasta made in Puglia Region of Italy (17.63 oz.)
– One new Valentina Leather Clutch Wallet – Two zippered compartments (color, cognac.) Measures 7 inches long by 4 ½ inches wide. In a Raised Leaf Pattern.
– Two Dark Chocolate Bars made in Italy by Baratti and Milano (70% chocolate) 2.64 oz each.
– One Annalisse Mysteries Flashlight (batteries not included. 2 C batteries required)
– One $50 Visa Card (NOT SHOWN.) Will be INCLUDED with prizes in the winner’s box.
– One personally Autographed Scattered Legacy book.


Scattered Legacy grand prize

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