Monday, February 11, 2019

Great Escapes Book Tours Book Review: Running From Arrows

Running from Arrows (A Running Store Mystery) by T.C. Wescott


About the Book

Cozy Mystery/Romance/Humor 2nd in Series 
Better Mousetrap Books (January 7, 2019)
Print Length: 192 pages 

One of Lacy's beaus has a bow. Unlike Cupid, his arrows kill. There's more than romance in the air this Valentine's Day!
Running from Arrows is the fun, twist-filled, romantic cozy mystery romp you've been waiting for!
Valentine's Day is coming up and Lacy is single. If that's not bad enough, she has a secret admirer. Is it the compassionate, haunted detective, the ruggedly handsome businessman, the suave maître de, the guy in her running group who likes to stare, or maybe someone who's not on her radar? She'll find out soon enough because he's invited her to dinner. Now the question isn't how long Lacy will remain single but how long she'll remain alive.
During the Sweetheart Run through the town of Cedar Mill a fellow runner is murdered and a notorious burglar called the Black Cat is found dead with an arrow sticking out of him. Somehow these strange murders are connected to the ladies of Run For It - Lacy the divorcee, Stax the quirky bookseller, and Ruby the old-time mystery novelist. They're back in a race against time to catch an invisible killer and exonerate an innocent man!
If you love a delicious mystery dripping with romance, humor, and chills - and a Valentine's Day dinner no reader will ever forget - then buy Running from Arrows now and run it right to the top of your TBR pile!
You'll want to tell all your friends about Running from Arrows, but whatever you do, DON'T TELL THE SECRET OF THE SECRET ADMIRER.
Running from Arrows is part two in a series but can be read as a stand-alone.
Review: Running From Arrows is the second book in a series, but not to worry, it works as a stand alone and its a great quick read for cozy mystery lovers, especially those of us that enjoy holiday themed books.

This is a super quirky and quick read in one afternoon, with a nice cup of joe at your side. I loved that Valentine's Day too center stage in this book.

I also loved Ruby, Stax and Lacy. I liked that it was more than just one sleuth. It made for something different with each lady bringing something different to the table.

It also had more going on than just a murder mystery. Lacy has a secret admirer. So there is a romance angle going on too.

This was a great read, and I cant wait to read the first book in the series.

Rating 4 flowers

About the Author

T.C. Wescott was born in Missouri but has lived in Oklahoma most of his life. Like pretty much every author who has ever breathed, he is an avid reader. His favorites are classic mysteries from the Golden Age, as well as just before or just after that period (which is widely considered the period between the two World Wars). His first mystery novel, Running from Scissors, was published in July 2018 and will be the first of at least three books in the Running Store Mystery series.
The Christmas Village Mystery series was launched in November with the debut title Slay Bells. The formula for his books is simple – mixing the classic, traditional detective fiction standards with all the trappings of the modern cozy mystery.
Wescott is also (under another name) the author of two award-winning non-fiction books as well as a slew of essays and articles.
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Tom Wescott said...

Thanks for the support and the awesome review! - T.C. Wescott

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