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Great pics, becke and Duffy! becke looks quite the Grande Dame there, doesn't she? That is my kind of party!

The mystery parties have themes - we're assigned a part to play, and then we dress in character.

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ooops, sorry--thought I had gotten Duffy's picture copied too.

Anyway, welcome back, Duffy. I enjoyed reading Iced Chiffon. Now I am ready to read Killer in Crinolines at least partly out of curiousity to find out what's going to happen between Reagan and Hollister.

Iced Chiffon (Consignment Shop Mystery Series #1)  

Killer in Crinolines (Consignment Shop Mystery Series #2)  


I've read them both and now I'm eager for the next one.

 

Duffy, can you tell us anything about book 3? Do you have a title and/or release date for it yet?

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Hi, Duffy, I haven't read your books but Iced Chiffon sounds really good. I'll have to buy that one and your new one. Have a great week!

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Welcome Duffy: I haven't read your books but I wii have to rectify that shortly. They look very interesting! Thanks for visiting with us!
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You look so great here, Becke

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Thanks, Eadie. The series is set in Savannah. I'm a closet Southerner at heart, have the pearls and baton to prove it. And the cooking. Savannah is wonderful food and incredible big homes. You must visit, a lovely vacation indeed

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I just turned in Pearls and Poison. It's the third book in the series. 

Reagan's mom is running for city council and accused of murdering her opponent. 

It's murder and mayhem on the political trail. Eveyone's wanted to knock off at least one politician in their live. I learned tons about poisons and plants. Couldn't eat anything green for a week. ;-) 

 

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Thanks MaxCat. Are you a Southern Belle or Norhtern Deb? 

Pearls or beads?

Sushi or fried chicken?

Sweet tea or Starbucks?

Big hair or flat?

NASCAR or NFL? 

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You look so great here, Becke


I love to play dress-up! :-)

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Thanks, Eadie. The series is set in Savannah. I'm a closet Southerner at heart, have the pearls and baton to prove it. And the cooking. Savannah is wonderful food and incredible big homes. You must visit, a lovely vacation indeed


I've never been to Savannah - in fact, all I've seen of the South is the cities that are en route to Orlando, or the Southern airports where I've changed planes.

 

I think anyone reading your books - the mysteries AND the romances - would think you're a true Southerner. I love the flavor of the South in your books!

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I just turned in Pearls and Poison. It's the third book in the series. 

Reagan's mom is running for city council and accused of murdering her opponent. 

It's murder and mayhem on the political trail. Eveyone's wanted to knock off at least one politician in their live. I learned tons about poisons and plants. Couldn't eat anything green for a week. ;-) 

 


I'm REALLY excited about this one now! Poisons and plants - right up my alley!

 

Your garden is so beautiful, Duffy. I love it here in Chicago but I'm missing my peonies at the house in Cincinnati. Maybe I'll donate some to the garden at our building here. I'm seeing lots of tulips here, which I rarely saw in Cincinnati because the deer would gobble up those bulbs as soon as I planted them.

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As promised, here are more pictures. These are from Duffy's 2012 Mystery Party! (Most of us were in costumes again.)

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As promised, here are more pictures. These are from Duffy's 2012 Mystery Party! (Most of us were in costumes again.)


That's me with author Macy Beckett in the top picture, the next one the fabulous Annette Blair, and the group picture includes Monica Burns, Keri Stevens, Macy Beckett (aka Melissa Landers) and, in the hat, author Denise Gwen.

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Thanks, Eadie. The series is set in Savannah. I'm a closet Southerner at heart, have the pearls and baton to prove it. And the cooking. Savannah is wonderful food and incredible big homes. You must visit, a lovely vacation indeed


I've always wanted to visit Savannah every since I read Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil. I really love that book and movie. One way to visit without going anywhere would be through your books. I'll have to give it a try. Probably won't substitute for a real visit but surely the next best thing!

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Loved Midnight in the Garden...it it so Savannah with the food, culture and the hauntings. I took a tour through the Mercer House, it was so lovely. You could almost see Jim Williams strolling though the place. 

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Great chatting with you. Nothing more fun than talking mystery books. Killer in Crinolines is a cozy meaning it's the mysetery without the bood, guts and gore. And it's in Savannah that is always a trip in itself. A realy get-away place

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Hi, MaxCat.

If you like cozies and the South and shop consignment shops you'll have fun with Killer in Crinolines. Thanks for chatting

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Hi, Fricka

Thanks for picking up Iced Chiffon. Killer in Crinolines came out yesterday. This time it's murder at a wedding but the groom is jerk so it's good that he's dead. Now  to figure out who did the old boy in. LOL

Things are heating up between Reagan and Walker and KiKi is into more trouble than ever. 

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Seeing all these pictures makes me want to have another mystery party! It was so much fun!

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