PAST DUE FOR MURDER Blog Tour

The blog tour celebrating the release of the third book in the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series — PAST DUE FOR MURDER — begins on Monday, Feb. 11th and runs through Friday, Feb. 22nd.

The prize listed is a signed hardcover of PAST DUE, but I am also throwing in signed hardcovers of A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS and SHELVED UNDER MURDER.

You can check out all the info. here:  GREAT ESCAPES BOOK TOURS

Tour stops:

February 11 – The Avid Reader – REVIEW

February 11 – Jane Reads – GUEST POST

February 11 – Socrates Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT  

February 12 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW

February 12 – Mallory Heart’s Cozies – REVIEW

February 12 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, & Sissy, Too! – SPOTLIGHT

February 13 – Reading Is My SuperPower – REVIEW

February 13 – Babs Book Bistro – SPOTLIGHT

February 13 – A Blue Million Books – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

February 14 – My Reading Journeys – REVIEW

February 14 – Rae’s Books and Recipes – SPOTLIGHT

February 14 – The Montana Bookaholic – SPOTLIGHT

February 15 – I’m All About Books – SPOTLIGHT

February 15 – Cozy Up With Kathy – REVIE

February 16 – Laura`s Interests – REVIEW

February 16 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

February 16 – That’s What She’s Reading – REVIEW

February 17 – StoreyBook Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

February 17 – Curling Up by the Fire – REVIEW

February 18 – The Bookwyrm’s Hoard – REVIEW, GUEST POST

February 18 – Mystery Thrillers and Romantic Suspense Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

February 19 – A Wytch’s Book Review Blog – REVIEW, CHARACTER INTERVIEW

February 19 – Mysteries with Character – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

February 20 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW, CHARACTER GUEST POST

February 20 – Here’s How It Happened – SPOTLIGHT

February 21 – View from the Birdhouse – REVIEW

February 21 – The Book Diva’s Reads – CHARACTER GUEST POST

February 22 – Melina’s Book Blog – REVIEW

February 22 – A Holland Reads – SPOTLIGHT

Sleuthing Women Scavenger Hunt! Feb. 7 & 8

On Thurs., Feb. 7th and Fri., Feb. 8th I will be one of many cozy mystery authors participating in a fun scavenger hunt.

You can learn about authors and books AND play to win Amazon gift cards!

For more information, and to join the Sleuthing Women FB group so you can play, click on this LINK.

 

 

NEW BOOK DEAL!

I have big news!

I have signed another contract with Crooked Lane Books for the start of a new mystery series — the Booklovers B and B series.

Here’s the Publishers Marketplace announcement:

Author of the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series Victoria Gilbert’s Booked for Death, the first in a contemporary cozy mystery series in which a young widow solves murders at her B and B in historic Beaufort, North Carolina to Faith Black Ross at Crooked Lane, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal, by Frances Black at The Literary Counsel.

For more info. on the first book, BOOKED FOR DEATH, please click here.

News! I Am Now a Member of the SLEUTHING WOMEN Collective

Have you been looking for a place where you can get to know your favorite mystery authors, meet a few new to you authors, and have a behind the crime scene tape view of their worlds?

Then come join me in the Sleuthing Women…Read, sleuth, solve, repeat community on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/Sleuthingwomanauthorcollective/

I’m thrilled to announce my involvement in this collection of amazing women authors focused on female sleuth mysteries. The collective includes authors from various genres including cozy, private detective, police procedural and paranormal, so, you’re sure to find something you’ll love.

In the Collective you’ll have access to not only me, but twenty-plus other authors, many with highly acclaimed best-selling books!

Join Ava Mallory, Caroline Fardig, Carolyn Haines, Carolyn L. Dean, Carolyn Q. Hunter, Carolyn Ridder Aspenson, CeeCee James, Clare Kauter, Gretchen Allen, Jenna St. James, Julie Moffett, Julie Mulhern, K. E. O’Conner, Laina Turner, Larissa Reinhart, Loraine Hudson, Lynn Cahoon, Mona Marple, Morgana Best, Nichole Christoff, Pamela Kelley, Patti Larsen, ReGina Welling, Ritter Ames, Sam Cheever, S.E. Babin, Stephanie Damore, Summer Prescott, Tara Ellis, Tonya Kappes, Tricia L. Sanders, Wendy Meadows, and go behind the crime scene tape with each and every one of us.

New authors are being added!

Sleuthing Women…Read, sleuth, solve, repeat.

Make sure to like our book club on Facebook, too!

https://www.facebook.com/sleuthingwomenbookclub

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.

 

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!

Virtual Book Tour for A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS

Starting Monday, Dec. 11th and running through Thursday, Dec. 21st, Great Escapes Book Tours is hosting a virtual book tour for A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS.

As part of the tour, I am giving away a signed copy of the hardback book and some swag to one lucky winner.  Starting on Dec. 11th, head over to the “Escape with Dollycas into a Good Book website” to enter the Rafflecopter!

You can also check out the post listing all the participating bloggers and more info. on the Great Escapes site here:  A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS Blog Tour 

As part of the tour, I am giving away a signed copy of the hardback book and some swag to one lucky winner.  Starting on Dec. 11th, head over to the “Escape with Dollycas into a Good Book website” to enter the Rafflecopter!

TOUR PARTICIPANTS

December 11 – A Chick Who Reads – REVIEW

December 12 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW

December 12 – Teresa Trent Author Blog – REVIEW

December 13 – Babs Book Bistro – SPOTLIGHT

December 13 – Readeropolis – INTERVIEW

December 14 – The Book’s the Thing – REVIEW

December 14 – My Reading Journeys – REVIEW

December 14 – Bea’s Book Nook – REVIEW

December 15 – Jane Reads – CHARACTER GUEST POST

December 15 – That’s What She’s Reading – REVIEW

December 15 – Cozy Up With Kathy – REVIEW, INTERVIEW

December 16 – The Power of Words – REVIEW

December 16 – A Holland Reads – SPOTLIGHT

December 16 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – REVIEW

December 17 – The Montana Bookaholic – SPOTLIGHT

December 18 – The Pulp and Mystery Shelf – GUEST POST

December 18 – Melina’s Book Blog – REVIEW, CHARACTER GUEST POST

December 19 – Valerie’s Musings – REVIEW

December 19 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW

December 19 – A Blue Million Books – CHARACTER INTERVIEW

December 20 – Moonlight Rendezvous – REVIEW

December 20 – Brooke Blogs – GUEST POST

December 21 – I Wish I Lived in a Library – REVIEW

December 21 – Sleuth Cafe – SPOTLIGHT

December 21 – Girl with Book Lungs – CHARACTER INTERVIEW

Author Copies Have Arrived!

My author copies of A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS arrived today from my publisher, Crooked Lane Books.

This is the first book I’ve had published in a hardback edition (in addition to eBook and paperback) so to say that I am very excited is definitely an understatement!

A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS officially releases on December 12th.  The next book in the series, SHELVED UNDER MURDER is already going through edits and will be published in July 2018.