Kensington Cozy Christmas Panel - Virtual

Louise R. Innes writes contemporary romance, romantic suspense, and cozy mysteries. She lives in leafy Surrey in the United Kingdom with her family, and when she's not writing, she can be found traipsing through the countryside or kayaking on the River Thames. Visit her on Facebook or Twitter or at LouiseRoseInnes.com.

Darci Hannah grew up in the northwest suburbs of a Chicago, is a graduate of Indiana University, and currently lives in a small town in Michigan with her husband, three sons and two dogs. She has lived around the Great Lakes all her life and considers them a source of inspiration. When she's not engaged in a rollicking family adventure, walking her dogs, or working at the historic Howell Carnegie District Library, she's either baking up a storm or hard at work on her next Beacon Bakeshop Mystery. Visit her at DarciHannah.com.

Maria DiRico is the pseudonym for Ellen Byron, author of the award winning, USA Today bestselling Cajun Country Mysteries. Born in Queens, New York, she is first-generation Italian-American on her mother's side and the granddaughter of a low-level Jewish mobster on her father's side. She grew up visiting the Astoria Manor and Grand Bay Marina catering halls, which were run by her Italian mother's family in Queens and have become the inspiration for her Catering Hall Mystery Series. DiRico has been a writer-producer for hit television series like Wings and Just Shoot Me, and her first play, Graceland, appears in the Best Short Plays collection. She's a freelance journalist, with over 200 articles published in national magazines, and previously worked as a cater-waiter for Martha Stewart, a credit she never tires of sharing. A native New Yorker who attended Tulane University, Ellen lives in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter, and two rescue dogs. She can be found online at EllenByron.com and ChicksOnTheCase.com.


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Event date: 

Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 1:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
Death at Holly Lodge (A Daisy Thorne Mystery #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496729842
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Published: Kensington - September 28th, 2021

T’was the weeks before Christmas,
and Daisy nabs a new case,
when a missing man is found
stuffed above a fireplace...
 


Murder at the Christmas Cookie Bake-Off (A Beacon Bakeshop Mystery #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496731739
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Published: Kensington - October 5th, 2021

Tucked away inside an old lighthouse in Beacon Harbor, Michigan, bakeshop café owner Lindsey Bakewell is ready to make her first Christmas in town shine bright.


It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Murder (A Catering Hall Mystery #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496725363
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Published: Kensington - October 26th, 2021

Astoria, Queens, is decorated within an inch of its life for the Christmas season, and Mia Carina is juggling her job at the Belle View catering hall with a case of murder...
 


Death at the Salon (A Daisy Thorne Mystery #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496729828
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Published: Kensington - March 30th, 2021

In the second installment of the new Daisy Thorne Mystery series by Louise R. Innes, after Daisy, a hairdresser and owner of Ooh La La Beauty Salon, finds her missing scissors in a customer's back, she becomes the prime suspect in a murder...


Death at a Country Mansion: A Smart British Mystery with a Surprising Twist (A Daisy Thorne Mystery #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496729804
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Published: Kensington - December 1st, 2020

“First in a new series…this lively cozy has glamour, intrigue, and romance.”
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Murder at the Beacon Bakeshop (A Beacon Bakeshop Mystery #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496731722
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Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2021

In the first of a new series, after Lindsey Bakeswell catches her celebrity chef fiancé sizzling in the arms of another woman, Lindsey leaves big city Wall Street for small town Beacon Harbor, Michigan to pursue her own passion as a pastry baker--and gets mixed up in someone's sweet taste of revenge...


Long Island Iced Tina (A Catering Hall Mystery #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496725356
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Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2021

In the second installment of Maria DiRico's new Catering Hall Mystery series, Mia Carina is back in the borough of Queens, in charge of the family catering hall Belle View Banquet Manor, and keeping her nonna company. But some events--like murder at a shower--are not the kind you can schedule...


Here Comes the Body (A Catering Hall Mystery #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496725349
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Published: Kensington - February 25th, 2020

After her philandering husband’s boat went down, newly single Mia Carina went back to Astoria, the bustling Queens neighborhood of her youth. Living with her nonna and her oversized cat, Doorstop, she’s got a whole new life—including some amateur sleuthing . . .