Friday, February 03, 2012

Evening Edition! Free Kindle Book!

First off, an announcement!

Tomorrow morning starts YARD SALE SATURDAY! If you have something quilty you would like to sell, gently used, unwanted by you, needing to find a new home --- be it patterns, books, fabric, kits, fat quarters, UFOs, block sets, tops --- whatever it be...even machines, bags of thread, notions, etc -- tomorrow is the day! Write your post, list your prices and descriptions, take pictures ((Lots of pictures!)) Set your post to go live, and come back HERE in the morning and link your post to mine through the linky! This should be fun!

***End of Announcement!***

Now for the freebie book : I said I don’t do horror things, vampire things, sci fi things ---- but I remember being a kid and loving Bewitched, or the Ghost and Mrs Muir. Remember those? Those were fun….I wonder what those who thought how “cool” the special effects were in those days feel about what technology has done to special effects now?

Ghost a la Mode (A Ghost of Granny Apples Mystery) is free today in the Kindle Store.

From Publishers Weekly

This delectable first in a new paranormal cozy series from Jaffarian (Booby Trap) introduces Ish Reynolds (aka Granny Apples), a charming turn-of-the-20th-century spirit and pie maker, who asks Emma Whitecastle, her great-great-great-granddaughter, to prove her innocent of murdering her husband, Jacob Reynolds.

Strung up by vigilantes in retribution for the crime, Granny Apples first tried haunting Emma's mother, Elizabeth, who couldn't handle her visitations. Emma, who's in the midst of divorcing her obnoxious TV talk show husband, is ripe for a diversion.

After getting advice about her new clairvoyant and clairaudient abilities from psychic Milo Ravenscroft, Emma goes to Julian, a former mining town near San Diego, Calif., to research Ish's story.

Emma's fluttery feelings for Phil Bower, a crusty rancher and lawyer who owns Granny's old property, add zest to this appealing ghost story. (Sept.)
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Product Description

A new series debut from Odelia Grey mystery author Sue Ann Jaffarian!

Granny was famous for her award-winning apple pies-and notorious for murdering her husband Jacob at their homestead in Julian, California. The only trouble is, Granny was framed, then murdered. For more than one hundred years, Granny's spirit has been searching for someone to help her see that justice is served—and she hits pay dirt when she pops in to a séance attended by her great-great-great-granddaughter, modern-day divorced mom Emma Whitecastle. Together, Emma and Granny Apples solve mysteries of the past—starting with Granny's own unjust murder rap in the final days of the California Gold Rush.

Along with a sprinkling of history, this spirited new mystery series features the amateur sleuth team of Emma Whitecastle and the spirit of her pie-baking great-great-great-grandmother, Granny Apples.

"A charming tale, as appealing as apple pie. I predict a long life (and afterlife) for Sue Ann's latest series."—Harley Jane Kozak,
Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity award-winning author of Dating Dead Men

"Take colorful characters in a charming setting, mix in a dash of romance, add a pinch of the paranormal, and serve it up like one of Granny's famous pies.
I guarantee you'll be back for seconds."
Deborah Sharp, author of Mama Rides Shotgun

Sounds like lighthearted fun, and that’s the kind of thing I can go for. Please double check before purchasing that it is still free, as things can change without notice!

We had a great day sewing “Blue Ridge Beauty” with the ladies of the Le Tort Quilt Guild in Carlisle, PA today! Pics to follow probably Sunday since tomorrow is Yard Sale Saturday. As for me now……I plan on doing some of this:

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  1. Yep, that does sound like a good read! Thanks for the link, Bonnie!

  2. Question: What kind of chair do you manage to find to do these marathon sewing evenings in motel rooms? Just curious because I have never seen or sat in a comfortable chair in those rooms.

  3. Oh how funny! Hubby used to work in Julian as a teenager! It is a cute little town famous for apple pies. We have been there a couple times with the kids. :-) I think it is a sign. ;-)


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