Holiday Cozy Mystery Blog Hop — Dec. 1st

Hey! Let’s go on a sleigh ride!!
Join me and your favorite mystery authors on a full day of giveaways totaling over $1,300. in prizes on December 1st!
How?
Visit my Facebook page (
www.facebook.com/VictoriaGilbertMysteryAuthor/ ) on December 1st and start from there! You’ll visit 30 authors by hopping from page to page.
Grab a blanket and cozy up — it’s going to be fun.
Share with your friends! The more, the merrier!

MUSIC DEDICATIONS from the BLUE RIDGE LIBRARY MYSTERY SERIES CHARACTERS

Being a little older, I remember all those radio shows that featured dedications from one person to another, and I thought it would be fun to share the songs that some of the characters from the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series would dedicate to one another.

So, without further ado, here they are!

Note, this lists song titles and the performer(s), not necessarily the composers. Click on the YouTube link to hear the songs!

 

From Richard to Amy: I Knew I Loved You Before I Met You – Savage Garden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=DZqFK4dcl2Q

 

From Amy to Richard: I Choose You – Sara Bareilles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=RDGMEMQ1dJ7wXfLlqCjwV0xfSNbAVMi4mkRwkQRoQ&time_continue=2&v=ooiLP_zqnFs

 

From Hugh to Lydia: When I Fall in Love – Nat King Cole

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y39N72hN7iQ

 

From Lydia to Hugh: Grow Old Along with Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2gfiet4PtI

 

From Sunny to Brad: Wild I Am – Vocal Few

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbRYfzZjXjQ

 

From Brad to Sunny: Spooky – The Classics IV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJyUOIRA08A

 

From Richard to Karla: In the End – Snow Patrol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWryJOrTDWc

 

From Amy to Sunny: I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuWAGT9ZkYE

 

From Sunny to Amy: I’ll Be Your Friend – Amy Grant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ2IWpUSUdU

 

From Karl (aka Kurt) to Andrew: If Our Love is Wrong – Calum Scott

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zucJcJ6UJ84&list=LLiyPDkrU3GoBztedJbzFw_Q&index=13

SHELVED UNDER MURDER Blog Tour

Today (July 9th) kicks off the virtual blog tour celebrating the release of SHELVED UNDER MURDER.

You can find all the info. and links to the tour stops over at the Escape with Dollycas Into a Great Book blog:

https://www.escapewithdollycas.com/great-escapes-virtual-book-tours/books-currently-on-tour/shelved-under-murder-a-blue-ridge-library-mystery-by-victoria-gilbert/

There’s a giveaway you can enter at any of the stops too!

PAST DUE FOR MURDER Cover Reveal

#CoverReveal time!

The third book in my Blue Ridge Library Mystery series has a cover, and it is a beauty. It includes the exterior of the library and a new character who shows up in book three — Loie, the abandoned kitten adopted by one of my main characters.

 

Sony Deal!

This is actually still difficult for me to believe, but it’s true — Sony Pictures Television has optioned book one and book two of the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series (A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS and SHELVED UNDER MURDER).

The proof, from Publishers Marketplace today:

 

 

 

 

We don’t know yet exactly what Sony has in mind, but I will keep you posted as I know more!

#CoverReveal for KISS OF THE ROYAL by Lindsey Duga

Lindsey is my critique partner so I’ve read this fabulous book in manuscript form and can tell you: PREORDER IT NOW!

 

Let us know what you think of the cover for Kiss of the Royal by Lindsey Duga, which releases July 3, 2018!

This cover reveal is brought to you by Entangled Teen.

About Kiss of the Royal:

In the war against the Forces of Darkness, the Royals are losing. Princess Ivy is determined to end this centuries-long conflict once and for all, so her new battle partner must succeed where the others failed. Prince Zach’s unparalleled skill with a sword, enhanced by Ivy’s magic Kiss, should make them an unstoppable pair—but try convincing Zach of that.

Prince Zach has spent his life preparing for battle, but he would rather be branded a heretic than use his lips as nothing more than a way to transfer magic. A kiss is a symbol of love, and love is the most powerful weapon they have—but try convincing Ivy of that.

With the fate of their world on the line, the battlefield has become a testing ground, and only one of them can be right. Falling for each other wasn’t part of the plan—but try convincing their hearts of that.

Want to read more? Pre-order your copy of Kiss of the Royal by Lindsey Duga today!

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About Lindsey Duga:

Lindsey Duga is a middle grade and young adult writer with a passion for fantasy, science fiction, and basically any genre that takes you away from the real world. She wrote her first novel in college while she was getting her bachelor’s in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University.

Other than writing and cuddling with her morkie puppy, Delphi, Lindsey loves catching up on the latest superhero TV show and practicing yoga.

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Cover Reveal for SHELVED UNDER MURDER

The second book in the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series has a cover!

SHELVED UNDER MURDER will be published by Crooked Lane Books on July 10, 2018.

It’s already up for preorder on many sites, including Barnes & Noble and Amazon.

Signings! A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS Launches in Style

I was fortunate to have had three book events celebrating A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS over the last week:

First, a book discussion and signing for my book launch on Tues., Dec. 12th at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro, NC.

Then a book signing at the Triangle Town Center Barnes & Noble in Raleigh, NC on Sat., Dec. 16th

And finally, a book signing at Page 158 Books in Wake Forest, NC on Sun., Dec. 17th

All three went splendidly and I would like to thank the very gracious bookstores who hosted me and my book!