Monday, 20 June 2016

Blog Tour & Book Review: MURDER ON THE MENU BY ZANNA MACKENZIE (Cozy Mystery)

After Lizzie’s new boss, celebrity chef Armand, is stabbed in his own kitchen, Lizzie finds herself at the top of the suspect list.
Determined to clear her name she’s forced to enlist the services of her new neighbour, Celebrity Crimes Investigation Agency (CCIA) special agent Jack Mathis, who’s been suspended from his duties for reasons unknown.
Can Lizzie save herself from getting arrested and manage to resist her special agent sidekick’s considerable charms and gorgeous smile? Will they solve the culinary murder mystery or will she end up in a prison cell?
Murder On The Menu:
A Romantic Comedy Culinary Cozy Mystery
(A Celebrity Mystery Book 1)

File Size: 1093 KB
Print Length: 266 pages
Publication Date: September 24, 2015

If you enjoy a cozy mystery with a celebrity murder, a little romance, lots of suspects, a challenging plot, likeable characters, set in a pretty English village -- then you're going to love Murder on the Menu.

When Lizzie leaves the bright lights of London to return to her roots in the quiet and quaint Cumbrian hills in the North of England she doesn't expect to be the main suspect in the murder of her celebrity chef boss Armand.  A boss who she dislikes intensely as he is a pretentious, loud, obnoxious bully.  But she was the last person to see him alive as she was working late on the night she was killed and, as she lives alone, she has no alibi.

Unless she finds the killer, Lizzie is worried that the police will charge her.  An ally, in the shape of her neighbour's brother, offers to help her.  But handsome Jack has been suspended from his special agent job recently -- why? Can she trust him?  

Lizzie had a good job in London, lots of friends, so why did she leave all that behind?  And who was Adam and why is she avoiding his calls?

So many questions waiting to be answered in this cozy mystery and I absolutely loved it!

Lizzie is a likeable heroine and Jack is the guy with all the contacts who can look after himself, they made a fun and fabulous team that I'm looking forward to reading more about as the series progresses.

About the Author

I write romantic comedy mysteries and when I’m not writing I can be found gardening (trying to grow tomatoes in the British climate is a major challenge!) walking the dogs or reading.
I’m a former therapist, a fan of the great outdoors – especially Scotland, the Lake District and Derbyshire’s Peak district – and also something of a dreamer!
Home is a village on the Derbyshire / Leicestershire border in the UK with my husband, our 4 Labrador dogs, a vegetable patch that’s home to far too many weeds and an ever expanding library of books waiting to be read.
At every opportunity I can be found scribbling down notes on scenes for whatever novel I’m working on and I love it when the characters in my work in progress novels take on minds of their own and start deviating from the original plot!
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Tour Participants
June 13 – Laura’s Interests – REVIEW
June 13 –  The Girl with Book Lungs – SPOTLIGHT
June 14 – StoreyBook Reviews – GUEST POST
June 15 – A Blue Million Books – INTERVIEW
June 16 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
June 16 – T’s Stuff – SPOTLIGHT
June 17 – A Holland Reads – GUEST POST
June 17 – Moonlight Rendezvous – REVIEW  
June 18 – Book Babble – REVIEW
June 19 – Island Confidential – INTERVIEW
June 20 – Carole’s Book Corner – REVIEW
June 21 – Books Direct – GUEST POST
June 21 – Jane Reads – REVIEW
June 22 – Community Bookstop – REVIEW
June 23 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – REVIEW
June 24 – Cozy Up With Kathy – INTERVIEW
June 25 – Brooke Blogs – SPOTLIGHT
June 25 – I Read What You Write – REVIEW, INTERVIEW

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