It is almost Thanksgiving here in the US. Today's lovely host is Linda Reilly. I am so excited to have her visiting today. So grab your fall favorite drink and lets play.
Hello, I’m Linda Reilly, author of the Deep Fried cozy mystery series from Berkley Prime Crime. I’d like to give a huge thank you to the wonderful Shelley Giusti for inviting me to be a guest host today!
It’s that time of year again, so let’s have some fun with Thanksgiving trivia. I’m going to pose four multiple choice questions about Thanksgiving. Any commenter answering all four questions correctly will be entered in a giveaway for a signed copy (or e-copy, winner’s choice) of Fillet of Murder, the first in the Deep Fried series.
Resist the urge to Google when you answer the questions! Now let’s talk turkey . . .
1. A famous historic figure wanted the turkey to be the national bird, claiming it was a true original native of America. Alas, his choice was ignored, and the bald eagle was deemed our national bird. Who was that historic figure?
b. John Adams
c. Benjamin Franklin
d. Francis Scott Key
2. Thanksgiving became an annual November tradition, to be celebrated every year on the last Thursday of November, by original declaration of which president:
a. James Monroe
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. Martin Van Buren
3. A baby turkey is known as a:
4. The first store-sponsored Thanksgiving Day Parade was held in which city, sponsored by which department store:
a. New York City, by Macy’s
b. Boston, by R.H. Stearns
c. Richmond, by Toys & Kids
d. Philadelphia, by Gimbel’s
About the Author
Armed with a degree in Criminal Justice, Linda Reilly once contemplated a career in law enforcement. But life took a twist, and instead she found her niche in real estate closings and title examinations, where the dusty tomes in the Registry of Deeds enticed her into solving mysteries of a different sort. These days Linda loves solving mysteries of the cozy type. When she's not pounding away at her keyboard, she can usually be found prowling the shelves of a local bookstore or library, hunting for a new adventure. You can visit Linda at www.lindasreilly.com or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Lindasreillyauthor
Deep Fried mysteries (Berkley Prime Crime, 2016)
Blue Cat mysteries (Kensington Publishing, 2017)
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