Stabbing In The Senate ~ Cozy Mystery Showcase and Giveaway

Posted: January 16, 2016 in Blog Tour, Cozy Mystery, giveaways
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Stabbing in the Senate
by Colleen J. Shogan

I thought the book was well written and I did not suspect who the killer ended up being.
~Storeybook Reviews

It’s hard to believe this is a debut novel, but then Ms. Shogan has been a professor and works for the Library of Congress and obviously has some skill with a pen with a keyboard. Put her book on your shelf or ereader, and her future on your radar.
~Back Porchervations

This book was a very good start to a new series. I really enjoyed this author’s writing style.
~Griperang’s Bookmarks

This is a well-written debut novel. The author has been a part of the group of people she writes about, and her personal knowledge shows in her vivid descriptions of people and scenarios.
~Book Babble

This book grabs you right from the start and holds your attention to the end.
~Socrates’ Book Reviews…

…a murder mystery that will keep you guessing and keep you interested in the outcome of the story.
~3 Partners in Shopping; Nana, Mommy, &; Sissy too!

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Stabbing in the Senate
(A Washington Whodunit)

Cozy Mystery
A Brand New Series
Camel Press (November 15, 2015)
Paperback: 236 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1603813310
E-Book ASIN: B017CBHTOE

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Synopsis

Life is good for Kit Marshall. She’s a staffer in D.C. for a popular senator, and she lives with an adoring beagle and a brainy boyfriend with a trust fund. Then, one morning, Kit arrives at the office early and finds her boss, Senator Langsford, impaled by a stainless steel replica of an Army attack helicopter. Panicked, she pulls the weapon out of his chest and instantly becomes the prime suspect in his murder. Circumstances back Kit’s claim of innocence, but her photograph has gone viral, and the heat won’t be off until the killer is found. Well-loved though the senator was, suspects abound. Langsford had begun to vote with his conscience, which meant he was often at odds with his party. Not only had the senator decided to quash the ambitions of a major military contractor, but his likely successor is a congressman he trounced in the last election. Then there’s the suspiciously dry-eyed Widow Langsford. Kit’s tabloid infamy horrifies her boyfriend’s upper-crust family, and it could destroy her career. However, she and her free-spirited friend Meg have a more pressing reason to play sleuth. The police are clueless in more ways than one, and Kit worries that the next task on the killer’s agenda will be to end her life.

About The Author

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Colleen J. Shogan is the deputy director of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) at the Library of Congress. She is a former Senate staffer who started reading mysteries at the age of six. A political scientist by training, Colleen has taught American government at George Mason University, Georgetown, and Penn. Stabbing in the Senate is her first novel.

Author Link

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Purchase Links
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Tour Participants

January 4 – StoreyBook Reviews – Review

January 5 – Omnimystery News – Interview

January 6 – Back Porchervations – Review

January 7 – Mystery Thrillers and Romantic Suspense Reviews – Spotlight

January 8 – Griperang’s Bookmarks – Review

January 9 – A Blue Million Books – Interview

January 10 – Book Babble – Review

January 11 – Queen of All She Reads – Review, Guest Post

January 12 – Cozy Up With Kathy – Interview

January 13 – Socrates’ Book Reviews – Review

January 14 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy,  &, Sissy, Too ! – Review

January 15 – Nadaness In Motion – Guest Post

January 16 – fuonlyknew – Spotlight

January 17 – Brooke Blogs – Review, Guest Post

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Comments
  1. Oh man…a murder in the senate…who would have thunk that? LOL

    sherry @ fundinmental

  2. peggy clayton says:

    Wow sounds like a great mystery and what a better place …that would be a first would love to read and review sounds so good!

  3. elainehroberson says:

    Sounds like a great book. Thanks for a chance to win a copy.

  4. JoAn V. says:

    I have this one at the top of my wish list. I want to know more about Washington, D.C. and the inner workings of the departments.

  5. kayekillgore says:

    Hmmmmmmmmmmm……………Murder in the Senate, sounds interesting. I would love to read this

  6. Marilyn Watson says:

    This sounds great…I love stuff like this. Thank you for he giveaway and the review makes the Book sound like a winner.
    Marilyn ewatvess@yahoo.com

  7. Lola says:

    Oh this one sounds interesting with the mystery and political aspect combined. Thanks for the giveaway!