Friday, May 20, 2022

Book Blitz and Giveaway: It's a Mad, Mad Murder (A Maddie Montgomery Mystery) by Cindy Vincent

Welcome to my stop on the book blitz for It's a Mad, Mad Murder by Cindy Vincent. This book blitz was organized by Lone Star Book Blog Tours. On my stop, I am spotlighting the book. There's also the blitz wide giveaway for a chance to win a signed copy of the book and baking prizes! Be sure to check out the other blogs participating in the blitz. Enjoy!
Title: It's a Mad, Mad Murder
Series: A Maddie Montgomery Mystery
Author: Cindy Vincent
Publisher: Whodunit Press
Publication Date: November 15th 2021
Print Length: 303 pages
Genre: Cozy Culinary Mystery
Things are a little too hot to handle for famous culinary-mystery author, Maddie Montgomery, in her normally quiet neighborhood set in the Houston suburb of Abbott Cove. Especially after her neighbor, Randall Rathburn, has a heart attack and rams his vintage car into a light pole. Though his death is ruled an accident, another of Maddie’s neighbors insists that Randall was murdered, and he implores her to investigate. But Maddie isn’t on board with the half-baked idea, not until she attends the over-the-top funeral where she develops some suspicions of her own. That’s when she decides to take the leap from crime writing to crime solving. After all, she doesn’t exactly want a killer running around her cul-de-sac . . .

But the murder of her neighbor isn’t the only mystery she’s got cooking. When her publisher goes belly-up and her agent happily dumps her in favor of younger, dystopian authors, Maddie boils over into a full-blown career crisis. And while she tries to simmer down, her new role as amateur sleuth only stirs the pot even more. Then from car chases to stakeouts, and from a neighbor who owns a suspicious amount of spy gadgetry to a widow who seems a little too merry, Maddie’s first case has her head spinning like the beaters on her handheld mixer. And soon Maddie finds that solving a crime in “real life” is a lot more difficult . . . and a lot more dangerous . . .

Cindy Vincent is the award-winning author of the Buckley and Bogey Cat Detective Capers, and the Tracy Truworth, Apprentice P.I., 1940s Homefront Mysteries. She is also the creator of the Mysteries by Vincent murder mystery party games and the Daisy Diamond Detective Series games for girls. She lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and an assortment of fantastic felines. Cindy is a self-professed “Christmas-a-holic,” and she starts the planning for her ever-expanding, “extreme” Christmas lights display sometime in the early spring.

(US Only)
One Winner: Signed copy of It’s a Mad, Mad Murder by Cindy Vincent, a sweetheart-neckline apron, a set of multicolored, Farberware measuring cups, and a set of stainless steel, oblong measuring spoons.

Two Winners: Signed copies of It’s a Mad, Mad Murder and the novella, Yes, Carol . . . It’s Christmas! by Cindy Vincent, which features a heroine trying to get back home to Texas.

(All the Ups and Downs is not responsible for this giveaway, its entries, or the prizes. The author, Cindy Vincent, assumes all responsibility over this giveaway.) 
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  1. Fun! I can't wait to dive into this new-to-me series!

  2. It’s a Mad, Mad Murder by Cindy Vincent sounds like a fun and entertaining cozy mystery.

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  3. Thank you, Heather, for hosting my new book on your blog today! I had such a great time writing this book, and I truly appreciate your spreading the word. All the best to you and yours!

    1. Hi Cindy! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. =)

  4. This sounds like an interesting book and I also like the cover.

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  5. Sounds like a fun mystery to read!