A Deadly Combo by Karen A. Phillips
About A Deadly Combo
A Deadly Combo: A Rocky Nelson Boxing Mystery Traditional/Cozy Blend 1st in Series Setting – California River Rock Press (March 1, 2023) Number of Pages: 270
What do boxing and vintage trailers have in common? Rocky Nelson.
Meet Raquel Nelson (AKA Rocky), a retired single woman with an attitude. In Rocky’s opinion, independent ruffians, relentless heat, wildfires, and unhealthy AQI are all part of living in the Sierra Foothills of California.
Sisters Rocky and Bridget are enjoying each other’s company at a vintage trailerfest until they stumble over a corpse. The dead guy is none other than the local trailer restorer and Bridget was overheard threatening to kill him. Mounting evidence leads police to focus on Bridget as a person of interest. Desperate to prove her sister innocent of murder, Rocky dons her own deerstalker cap and goes sleuthing. Rocky knows a little about the job requirements, having caught her sister’s last husband in an illicit affair. Detective Thompson is on the case and isn’t happy about Rocky poking around, and lets her know in no uncertain terms. But Rocky is tenacious if not stubborn. Combined with a 78-year-old father who insists on assisting, Rocky uses her courage and skills from boxing lessons to protect her family and keep from becoming the killer’s next victim.
This is the first book in The Rocky Nelson Boxing Mystery Series – a perfect series for lovers of small town mysteries with a cozy-noir feel featuring boxing and an amateur sleuth who will stop at nothing to save the lives of those she loves.
About Karen A. Phillips
Author Karen A. Phillips lives in Northern California and writes humorous, fun, action-packed mysteries. She has several short stories published in various anthologies. Her characters are engaging and fearless. “A Deadly Combo” is her first full-length novel. In real life, Karen takes boxing lessons but would hesitate if she had to punch anyone in the face. Let’s face it. Karen wouldn’t last one round in the ring.Author Links Website: https://karenaphillips.com/ Facebook: KarenAPhillips/Author Instagram: kannphillips Twittter: @phillips_writes Purchase Links – Coming Soon TOUR PARTICIPANTS March 1 – Ascroft, eh? – AUTHOR INTERVIEW March 1 – Brooke Blogs – CHARACTER GUEST POST March 2 – Mythical Books – AUTHOR GUEST POST March 2 – Socrates Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT March 3 – Ruff Drafts – SPOTLIGHT March 3 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee – SPOTLIGHT March 4 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT March 4 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW, AUTHOR GUEST POST March 5 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT March 6 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT March 6 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – CHARACTER GUEST POST March 7 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT March 7 – ebook addicts – AUTHOR GUEST POST March 8 – Hearts & Scribbles – SPOTLIGHT March 8 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT March 9 – Cozy Up WIth Kathy – AUTHOR INTERVIEW March 9 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – SPOTLIGHT March 10 – Cinnamon, Sugar, and a Little Bit of Murder – REVIEW March 10 – I’m Into Books – SPOTLIGHT a Rafflecopter giveaway https://widget-prime.rafflecopter.com/launch.js
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5 thoughts on “A DEADLY COMBO GREAT ESCAPES TOUR”
Virginia Lee, thank you for spotlighting my book A DEADLY COMBO!
Love the cover! It sets the stage for the book.
I am so happy you love the cover! Thanks for commenting.
This sounds like a very good book!
Thank you for commenting, Marisela. I hope you enjoy the story!