Saturday, September 19, 2015


goodreads-badge-add-plusBe My Banshee
(Purple Door Detective Agency Book 1)

Paranormal Cozy Mystery
File Size: 367 KB
Print Length: 196 pages
Publisher: J. Lavene (September 1, 2015)
Publication Date: September 1, 2015

The Purple Door Detective Agency is hiring.
Those without magic need not apply.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Apply at the agency. No phone calls or psychic links.
Sunshine Merryweather is a young witch with a passion for colorful clothes and good food. She is the owner/operator of the Purple Door Detective Agency. Her partner, John, was brutally murdered three days ago, and she won’t stop until she finds his killer.
Aine is only interested in one thing when she walks into the building with the purple door–locating the last man alive in the branch of the O’Neill family she haunts as a beane sidhe. She has been asleep for 200 years in a ruined Irish castle and realizes that the world has moved on without her. She needs to find the O’Neill heir and encourage him to start a family or she will pass from existence when he dies.
Sunshine sees a potential partner when she looks at the powerful beane sidhe – they could be the next Dynamic Duo! But Aine isn’t interested in Sunshine’s schemes – until the witch agrees to help her locate O’Neill. Even then, it will be a short-term association at best from Aine’s point of view. She has no need of witchcraft.
Neither woman is aware of the danger they face as an ancient assassin stalks the old port city of Norfolk, Virginia. It will take more than simple witchcraft or beane sidhe magic to stop the killer. They will have to work together and combine their talents.
But can Sunshine and Aine put aside their differences to stop the murders without tearing each other apart?

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Another 5 plus star read from the Lavene team.
Turn the first page and enter the purple door.
Whether you are a cozy mystery fan, paranormal reader, or just love a good escape story that pulls you in and takes you along for the ride,
Even if you are a fan of the duos' other series, I think you will find this a 
fresh new approach.
We are all looking forward to the continuing adventures.

Joyce and Jim Lavene wrote award-winning, bestselling mystery fiction as themselves, J.J. Cook, and Ellie Grant. They had written and published more than 70 novels for Harlequin, Berkley, Amazon, and Gallery Books along with hundreds of non-fiction articles for national and regional publications. They lived in rural North Carolina with their family.

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  1. Thanks for hosting us on our blog tour for Be My Banshee!

  2. Thanks for hosting us on our blog tour for Be My Banshee!

  3. Question for Author: Joyce, do you and Jim ever get writer’s block and, if so, how do you overcome it?

  4. Great review! I like books with eccentricity and this sounds like a must read! Thanks for sharing!!


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