Ax To GrindBook - 09/19/2017
Southerners keep their secrets swept under the rug, but what happens when that rug goes up for sale?
Bestselling author Berlye Stone, the most famous citizen to ever come out of Cottonwood, Kentucky, has died and put all her worldly possessions up for auction, but not without leaving one more manuscript behind. A hidden tell-all about Cottonwood that's got more gossip than a ladies' luncheon.
When Beryle's assistant turns up with an ax in her back and the only witness is in a coma, Sheriff Kenni Lowry reckons someone in town will do anything to keep the manuscript from seeing the light of day. Her poppa's ghost returns to help piece together the life of the Beryle he once knew, but his memory's a little foggy, and any misstep could cause them a world of trouble. With the help of Deputy Finn Vincent, can Kenni sort through the secrets buried in Beryle's books, or will this be her final chapter?
"I am totally hooked. The people of Cottonwood feel like dear friends, and I enjoy reading about the latest happenings...The story is well-told, with plenty of action and suspense, along with just enough humor to take the edge off." - Book Babble
Related subjects include: cozy mysteries, women sleuths, murder mystery series, whodunit mysteries (whodunnit), humorous murder mysteries, book club recommendations, amateur sleuth books, Southern humor, small town, ghost stories, paranormal mysteries.
Books in the Kenni Lowry Mystery Series:
FIXIN' TO DIE (#1)
SOUTHERN FRIED (#2)
AX TO GRIND (#3)
SIX FEET UNDER (#4)
Part of the Henery Press Mystery Series Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all.
Author Bio: Tonya Kappes has written over 20 novels and 4 novellas, all of which have graced numerous bestseller lists including USA Today. Best known for stories charged with emotion and humor, and filled with flawed characters, her novels have garnered reader praise and glowing critical reviews. She lives with her husband, three teenage boys, two very spoiled schnauzers, and one ex-stray cat in Kentucky.