Laughing Can Kill You: A Hazel Rose Book Group Mystery by Maggie King
About Laughing Can Kill You
Laughing Can Kill You: A Hazel Rose Book Group Mystery Edgy Cozy Mystery 3rd in Series Setting – Virginia Olive Lane Press (December 6, 2021) Paperback : 320 pages ISBN-13 : 979-8985231816 Digital ASIN : B09MMHLSSJ
He who laughs last, laughs longest. Unless he’s dead.
When romance author Hazel Rose is dropped by her publisher, she sees herself heading down a path strewn with has-been authors. While disappointed, Hazel won’t give up without a fight—she signs up for a mystery-writing class, thinking that crime fiction will jumpstart her career.
But what’s a mystery-writing class without a mystery? So when Randy Zimmerman, an obnoxious classmate given to laughing at others’ expense, is murdered, Hazel tackles the case. Solving a real-life murder will surely lend authenticity to her creative writing.
She recruits her book group pals to help with the investigation. Trouble is, there are more suspects than they bargained for—even Hazel herself, who endured Randy’s thumbs-way-down review of her writing, had a motive.
A second body drives the stakes higher, and Hazel doubles her efforts to find who’s behind the murders, unearthing secrets that a killer would go to any lengths to keep hidden.
Will Hazel succeed? Or will this be “The End” for her?
About Maggie King
Maggie King is the author of the Hazel Rose Book Group mysteries. Her short stories appear in various anthologies, including the Virginia is for Mysteries series, 50 Shades of Cabernet, Deadly Southern Charm, Murder by the Glass, and Death by Cupcake.
She is a member of James River Writers, International Thriller Writers, Short Mystery Fiction Society, and is a founding member of Sisters in Crime Central Virginia, where she manages the chapter’s Instagram account.
Maggie graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Business Administration and has worked as a software developer and a retail sales manager. She has called New Jersey, Massachusetts, and California home. These days she lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband and two indulged cats. When Maggie isn’t writing she enjoys reading, walking, cooking, traveling, movies, British TV shows, and the theatre. Visit Maggie at www.maggieking.comAuthor Links: Website: http://maggieking.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MaggieKingAuthor Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaggieKingAuthr Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authormaggieking/ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4758759.Maggie_King Purchase Links: Amazon Universal Book Link (ebook) Barnes & Noble (print) Bookshop.org (print) GoodReads Link Kobo TOUR PARTICIPANTS January 17 – Elizabeth McKenna – Author – SPOTLIGHT January 18 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT January 18 – Mysteries with Character – AUTHOR INTERVIEW January 19 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT WITH RECIPE January 19 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW, GUEST POST January 20 – Brooke Blogs – CHARACTER GUEST POST January 21 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT January 22 – Baroness’ Book Trove – SPOTLIGHT January 23 – StoreyBook Reviews – GUEST POST January 24 – Here’s How It Happened – GUEST POST January 25 – fundinmental – SPOTLIGHT January 26 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT January 27 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT January 27 – I Read What You Write – AUTHOR INTERVIEW January 28 – Nellie’s Book Nook – REVIEW, CHARACTER INTERVIEW January 29 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee Blog – SPOTLIGHT January 30 – BookishKelly2020 – SPOTLIGHT a Rafflecopter giveaway https://widget-prime.rafflecopter.com/launch.js Have you signed up to be a Tour Host? Click Here to Find Details and Sign Up Today! Additional Banners