Livestream Reading: Emmeline Duncan
Annie Bloom's welcomes local author Emmeline Duncan (aka, Kelly Garrett) for the livestream launch of her new mystery novel, Fresh Brewed Murder. She will be joined by a trio of fellow Northwest mystery authors: Ellie Alexander, Alicia Beckman (aka, Leslie Budewitz), Angela M. Sanders.
About Fresh Brewed Murder:
Master barista Sage Caplin is opening a new coffee cart in Portland, Oregon, but a killer is brewing up a world of trouble. Portland is famous for its rain, hipsters, craft beers...and coffee. Sage Caplin has high hopes for her coffee truck, Ground Rules, which she runs with her business partner, Harley--a genius at roasting beans and devising new blends. That's essential in a city where locals have intensely strong opinions about cappuccino versus macchiato--especially in the case of one of Sage's very first customers. Sage finds the man's body in front of her truck, a fatal slash across his neck. There's been plenty of anger in the air, from long-time vendors annoyed at Ground Rules taking a coveted spot in the food truck lot, to protestors demonstrating against a new high-rise. But who was mad enough to commit murder? Sage is already fending off trouble in the form of her estranged, con-artist mother, who's trying to trickle back into her life. But when Sage's very own box cutter is discovered to be the murder weapon, she needs to focus on finding the killer fast--before her business, and her life, come to a bitter end.
About Emmeline Duncan:
She is the Portland, Oregon-based author of the Ground Rules Mystery Series, as well as YA novels written under the name Kelly Garrett. She is a 2020 Oregon Literary Fellow, a board member of the Northwest Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America, and co-organizer of the Friends of Mystery's Bloody Thursday lecture series. She's also a member of Sisters-In-Crime, Willamette Writers, and SCBWI. Visit her online at EmmelineDuncan.com, on Instagram and Facebook as @writeremmelineduncan, and on twitter as @duncanemmeline.
In Ellie Alexander's Chilled to the Cone, pastry chef and amateur sleuth Juliet Capshaw finds herself on thin ice as she attempts to solve her latest case of small-town murder.
In Alicia Beckman (aka, Leslie Budewitz)'s Bitterroot Lake, four women separated by tragedy reunite at a lakeside Montana lodge, and murder forces them to confront everything they thought they knew about the terrifying accident that tore them apart.
In Angela M. Sanders's Bait and Witch, librarian Josie Way moves to small-town Oregon to lay low. Instead, thanks to newfound magic abilities—and a killer on the loose—she's leaping out of the frying pan and into a cauldron of trouble.