Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Book Tour and Giveaway- Stiff Penalty by Annelise Ryan

I'm thrilled to be on this blog tour. Annelise Ryan's new book Stiff Penalty is a fun read. Want to win a copy of this book? Leave a comment and email below for a chance.

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Stiff Penalty
by Annelise Ryan

Stiff Penalty is a quick-paced, fast read with plenty of suspects to keep you guessing.
~Back Porchervations
Ryan moves the story and subplots together artfully and pulls the pieces together at the end.
~Christa Reads and Writes
I love this book! I wanted to give it Six Kitties, but my scale only goes up to five. I need a new scale!
~Jane Reads
A great book with a great protagonist.
~Melina’s Book Blog​
COVERStiff Penalty (A Mattie Winston Mystery)
Mass Market Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Kensington (February 24, 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-1617734083

Deputy coroner Mattie Winston knows a thing or two about dead bodies. That’s why she’s on the case of Derrick Ames, a high school math teacher stabbed to death with a barbecue fork straight to the heart. Sure, she’s turned up some motives and a few suspects, but nothing adds up. Especially when the evidence points to Ames’s teenage son. Newly pregnant Mattie can’t believe it, even as her own long-estranged father may be following her. But one thing’s certain, she’d better start figuring things out fast, or a deadly perpetrator could be subtracting two more victims from the population of Sorenson, Wisconsin…
My review: 
This is the sixth installment of the Mattie Winston Mystery series and it was a fun read. This laugh out loud whodunit will make you want to read till the end. You will be hooked on this one right from the start. The cast of characters are so life like that you will forget you are reading a book. The story is well written. The wit and humorous lines from the story will have you smiling and laughing. You won't be able to put this one down. 

About This Author
Annelise Ryan is the pseudonym for the author of three suspense novels and another mystery series. She has written more than 200 published articles, worked as a book reviewer for Barnes & Noble®, and is an active member of Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. She currently works as a registered nurse in an E.R. Visit her at mattiewinston.com.
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  1. I actually own the first five book in the series... 3 of them autographed by Ms. Ryan. I'd love to add #6 to my collection since I love the series.

    NoraAdrienne (at) gmail (dot) com

  2. Stiff Penalty sounds like a delightful cozy. I have it on my TBR list. Thank you for the review and giveaway.

  3. This sounds like a good book. Thank you for the chance to win.

  4. I have this entire series. Thanks for the chance to win this one!

  5. The series looks great, thanks for the chance to win :)

  6. This sounds like a terrific book! Thank you for the contest!

  7. I love laugh out loud who dunnits! They are really lighten your mood. Thank you for the chance to win this.


  8. I would love to win a copy of this book! Thanks for the chance!


  9. Love the title!

    lag110 at mchsi dot com

  10. A captivating book and great giveaway and feature. Thanks. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

  11. Cute cover. Thanks for the giveaway! raquel36m(at)gmail(dot)com

  12. Always looking for another good read
    libbydodd at comcast dot net

  13. I have read the first two books of this series and loved them. I need to catch up! cking78503@aol.com

  14. I would love to begin with this series (and to order the books that preceded this one) if I were to win a copy of this book. Sounds like a fun and interesting series; not sure how I missed it, but I did.
    Thank you.
    Cynthia B

  15. This is the first time I've heard of this series but it looks really interesting! Thanks for the giveaway!!!

  16. Congratulations Nora A! You won a copy of Stiff Penalty!

  17. Congratulations Nora A! You won a copy of Stiff Penalty!


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