Copper Waters: A New Zealand Cottage Mystery (Annalisse Series) by Marlene Bell
About Copper Waters
Copper Waters: A New Zealand Cottage Mystery (Annalisse Series) Cozy Mystery 4th in Series Setting – New Zealand – South Island Ewephoric Publishing (October 7, 2022) Paperback : 342 pages ISBN-10 : 0999539493 ISBN-13 : 978-0999539491 Digital Print Length : 280 pages ASIN : B0BL42NBFY
A rural New Zealand vacation turns poisonous.
Antiquities expert Annalisse Drury and tycoon Alec Zavos are at an impasse in their relationship when Alec refuses to clear up a paternity issue with an ex-lover.
Frustrated with his avoidance when their future is at stake, Annalisse accepts an invitation from an acquaintance to fly to New Zealand—hoping to escape the recent turbulence in her life.
But even Annalisse’s cottage idyll on the family sheep farm isn’t immune to intrigue.
Alec sends a mutual friend and detective, Bill Drake, to follow her, and a local resident who accompanies them from the Christchurch airport dies mysteriously soon after. A second violent death finds Annalisse and Bill at odds with the official investigations.
The local police want to close both cases as quickly as possible—without unearthing the town’s dirty secrets.
As she and Bill pursue their own leads at serious cost, the dual mysteries force Annalisse to question everything she thought she knew about family ties, politics, and the art of small-town betrayal.
About Marlene M. Bell
Marlene M. Bell is an eclectic mystery writer, artist, photographer, and she raises sheep on a ranch in wooded East Texas with her husband, Gregg.
Marlene’s Annalisse series boasts numerous honors including the Independent Press Award for Best Mystery (Spent Identity,) and FAPA— Florida Author’s President’s Gold Award for two other installments, (Stolen Obsession and Scattered Legacy.) Her mysteries with a touch of romantic suspense are found at her websites or at online retail outlets.
She also offers the first of her children’s picture books, Mia and Nattie: One Great Team! Based on true events from the Bell’s ranch. The simple text and illustrations are a touching tribute of compassion and love between a little girl and her lamb.Author Links Author Website: https://www.marlenembell.com Facebook Author Page: https://www.facebook.com/marlenembell (Personal Page) https://www.facebook.com/marlene.bell.3194 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ewephoric @ewephoric Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/marlene-m-bell Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/17642396.Marlene_M_Bell Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marlenemysteries/ Purchase Links – Amazon – Barnes & Noble TOUR PARTICIPANTS May 22 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT May 22 – Ruff Drafts – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT May 22 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW May 23 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT May 23 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT May 24 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – AUTHOR GUEST POST May 24 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee – SPOTLIGHT May 25 – I Read What You Write – AUTHOR GUEST POST May 25 – Indie Author Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT May 26 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT May 26 – Ascroft, eh? – AUTHOR INTERVIEW May 27 – MJB Reviewers – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT May 27 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT May 28 – Cozy Up With Kathy – AUTHOR INTERVIEW May 29 – Brooke Blogs – SPOTLIGHT May 29 – Carla Loves To Read – REVIEW, AUTHOR GUEST POST a Rafflecopter giveaway
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