News By Tag
News By Place
"Promised Lies" by Marguerite Ashton Released as an Audiobook
Murder, Revenge, and Real Estate. It all happens in the city of Fort Atkinson. The first book in the Detective Lily Blanchette series is now available on Audible, iTunes, and Amazon.
Marguerite said, "I've enjoyed working with Renee. She's professional and goes the extra mile to make sure everything works for the audiobook. I'm excited that Renee has signed on to lend her voice for the second book in the series, Her Final Watch. It will be released later this month.
"What has been even more powerful for me as a writer is hearing from the readers cheering for Lily - a female homicide detective of mixed race who prides herself on balancing work and family. She's human. She's a mother. A person who cares for her victims. And at the end of the shift, she has to find a way to balance all of the above.
About Promised Lies:
Detective Lily Blanchette has a lot on her plate....
Her sister, Celine, has recently been murdered, and her parents are on the brink of divorce. Now she's lead on a multiple murder investigation.
Six months after Lily's sister's death, the bodies of two young women are discovered. One look at the way the bodies have been posed and Lily knows her sister's killer is back.
And she's determined to get him.
When Lily visits the family of victim Tanya O'Neal, she learns the woman had arranged to meet a man going by the handle CtryGeek23 on the social networking site Scatter.
Lily thinks finding the man behind the account is key to solving the case.
But CtryGeek23 is very clever, and Lily has her work cut out for her. As she digs around, clues point her to a local brewery where she discovers the body of another young woman.
The more Lily digs, the more she thinks there is more than one murderer at work, and CtryGeek23 is the mastermind.
But who is he?
And how will they catch him?
As the investigation comes to life, death hits closer to home, and Lily discovers she may not be who she thinks she is at all.
Filled with plot turns, suspense, and mystery, Promised Lies will leave you wondering how well anybody knows anyone...
Praise for Promised Lies:
"I was quickly sucked into the story of the somewhat maverick female detective and her tangled personal life. Ashton has a conversational way of writing. This makes the story easy to read and it almost played like a film in my mind as I read." Blogger, Kelly K (Spring Time Book Club Tour)
"If you like action-packed crime thrillers then Promised Lies should definitely be on your TBR list!" Blogger, Sally Akins (Spring Time Book Club Tour)
"Promised Lies was gripping & held my attention from the start!" Blogger, Emma Shearer (Spring Time Book Club Tour)
"This is a good old-fashioned cop/crime thriller." Blogger, Tippytupps (Spring Time Book Club Tour)
"...fast-paced and tightly scripted, and I enjoyed every minute I spent reading it. This is a police procedural that works brilliantly and is highly recommended. - Jack Magnus, Readers Favorite
About the Narrator:
When Renee Dodd had to endure a two-hour commute to her job, it was lattes and audiobooks that helped make the drive more comfortable. But as she continued to enjoy listening to mysteries, she realized she wanted to become an audiobook narrator.
Later, after finding herself at a career crossroads, Renee decided to make that dream a reality. She began studying with experts in many areas of voice performance. Now, she's doing what she enjoys.
Renee Dodd is a native Oregonian with two tortoise-shell cats, one crazy dog, and a delightful son. You can learn more about Renee's work on her website at reneedoddreads.co.
For more information, or to play a sample of the audiobook, please visit: https://www.amazon.com/