Welcome to my stop on the Great Escapes Virtual Book Tour for Murder Faux Paws: A Nick and Nora Mystery by T. C. LoTempio. Stop by each blog on the tour for interviews, guest posts, spotlights, reviews and more!
Dead men tell no tales, but in the riveting new Nick and Nora Mystery, they sure leave a lot of clues . . .
Murder Faux Paws: A Nick and Nora Mystery
by T. C. LoTempio
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Murder Faux Paws: A Nick and Nora Mystery
5th in Series
Setting – California
Beyond the Page (February 22, 2022)
Print length : 273 pages
When a local PI’s untimely death is ruled a suicide by the police, budding sleuth Nora Charles has no intention of letting sleeping dogs lie—or sleeping cats, for that matter. Certain it was a case of foul play, Nora rouses her trusty sidekick Nick and launches an investigation of her own. Then a second PI is murdered, and Nora knows the two men were on to something—and that she’s on to something too.
Following the enigmatic clues left by her late predecessors, Nora soon uncovers a plot that involves a local politician, missing campaign funds, and what could be a bogus real estate deal. But when hints of treason surface, what started as small-time thievery soon balloons into a matter of national security. With the uncanny Nick sniffing out—and spelling out—leads, Nora follows a trail that will take her to the heart of a shadowy conspiracy, and into a trap set by a conniving culprit that will have her wishing she had Nick’s nine lives . . .
Your favorite Scrabble-playing cat is back! Nick, Nora Charles’s tuxedo cat, once again nudges Nora in the right direction with his uncanny ability to push out Scrabble tiles that actually make words. In Murder Faux Paws, Nora gets involved in yet another murder when a PI is murdered while sniffing out clues about another PIs death.
I really enjoy the characters in the Nick and Nora Mystery Series. Nora is a former investigative reporter, so she’s right in her element when it comes to finding clues. Of course, being the cat lady that I am, I love Nick. His antics will make you smile, and maybe wish your cat could play Scrabble with you. The regular side characters all play at least a small part in the book, and they are just as well written as the main characters.
Of course, Nora is still up in the air when it comes to romance, but will she make a decision? I love the little banter that goes on between Nora and one particular character…read it to see who!
The mystery is very baffling. How could a suspected embezzling lead to a matter of national security?! Will Nora have better luck solving the mystery than the prior two who attempted to find the truth but ended up dead?
If you love cozy mystery books with PIs, FBIs, sisters, friends, love interests… you get the picture! I think all cozy mystery lovers will be delighted with this entertaining book. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the prior books. It’s very easy to catch up and to figure out the relationship dynamics. I loved solving the mystery along with Nora and Nick.
Murder Faux Paws has all the best elements a cozy mystery should have: strong, well-written characters, a pet, a mystery that takes you down several rabbit holes, and more. This is a mystery to add to your to be read piles. You’ll love it!
About T.C. LoTempio
T.C. Lotempio is the national bestselling author of the Nick and Nora mystery series, as well as the Pet Shop Mystery Series and the Cat Rescue mysteries. She lives in sunny Phoenix Arizona along with her two cats, Maxx and ROCCO, who is a talented blogger himself. Cat-ch up with them at her website, tclotempio.net, or ROCCO’s blog, www.catsbooksmorecats.blogspot.com
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Murder Faux Paws TOUR PARTICIPANTS
February 22 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT
February 22 – Lady Hawkeye – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT
February 23 – Nellie’s Book Nook – REVIEW
February 23 – Ascroft, eh? – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
February 24 – I Read What You Write – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
February 24 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee Blog – SPOTLIGHT
February 25 – eBook Addicts – SPOTLIGHT WITH RECIPE
February 25 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
February 26 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
February 26 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT
February 27 – Cozy Up With Kathy – CHARACTER GUEST POST
February 28 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT
February 28 – Mochas, Mysteries and Meows – SPOTLIGHT
March 1 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW
March 2 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT WITH RECIPE
March 2 – Reading, Writing & Stitch-Metic – GUEST POST
March 3 – Tea Book Blanket – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT
March 3 – Socrates Book Reviews – REVIEW
March 3 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – REVIEW
March 4 – Here’s How It Happened – REVIEW
March 5 – StoreyBook Reviews – GUEST POST
March 6 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW
March 6 – Cinnamon, Sugar, and a Little Bit of Murder – REVIEW, RECIPE
March 7 – BookishKelly2020 – SPOTLIGHT
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