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“4-STAR REVIEW: IN THE KEY OF DEAD by Zaida Alfaro” is an engaging and entertaining mystery novel set in the vibrant city of Miami. The story follows Vy, a talented singer and songwriter who finally gets her big break when she signs a record deal. However, her excitement quickly turns into a nightmare when a member of the production team is murdered, and Vy becomes the prime suspect. Alongside her sister Alexia, Vy sets out on a thrilling journey to uncover the truth and save her music career. With its clever plot twists and lively characters, this book is a must-read for fans of cozy mysteries and music lovers alike.

A Miami Music Mystery: Book 2

Welcome back to the thrilling world of Vy’s Music Mystery! In this second installment, Vy’s musical career takes a dark turn as murder enters the picture. But before we dive into the juicy plot details, let’s first take a look at Vy’s journey in the music industry.


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Introduction to Vy’s Music Career

Vy, a talented singer-songwriter, has always dreamed of making it big in the music industry. After years of rejections, Interlude Records finally signs her to a record deal. It’s a dream come true for Vy, but little does she know that her music career will soon be entangled in a murder mystery.

Introduction to the Murder Mystery

Shortly after signing her record deal, Vy finds herself at the center of a murder investigation. It turns out that someone is determined to sabotage the release of her album and goes as far as to kill a key member of the production team. Now, Vy and her sister, Alexia, must step up as amateur detectives to ensure that Vy’s record gets released and catch the killer before it’s too late.


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Vy and Alexia as Amateur Detectives

With their quick-witted banter and super sleuthing skills, Vy and Alexia make a dynamic duo as they investigate the murder. Despite facing constant questioning from the police, the sisters are determined to solve the case on their own terms. Their strong bond and unwavering determination make for an engaging and entertaining read.

The Music Industry as a Cutthroat Environment

As Vy delves deeper into the murder investigation, she begins to realize just how cutthroat the music industry can be. Behind the glitz and glamour lies a world filled with competition, jealousy, and hidden agendas. This gripping portrayal of the music industry adds an extra layer of tension and intrigue to the story.

Setting: Miami and South Beach

The story is set in the vibrant city of Miami and its iconic South Beach. Zaida Alfaro, the author, beautifully captures the essence of these locations, making readers feel like they are right there alongside Vy and Alexia. The rich descriptions and vivid imagery enhance the overall reading experience and immerse readers in the atmospheric setting.

Clues and Red Herrings in the Investigation

As Vy and Alexia dig deeper into the murder mystery, they come across various clues and red herrings that keep readers guessing. The author expertly weaves together a complex web of intrigue, leaving readers on the edge of their seats as they try to piece together the puzzle. With each turn of the page, the suspense builds, making it impossible to put the book down.

Blog Tour Schedule

Don’t miss out on the exciting blog tour for “In the Key of Dead”! Join us on a virtual journey as we dive deeper into the world of Vy’s Music Mystery. Each stop on the tour will feature exclusive content, including author interviews, reviews, and spotlights. Be sure to mark your calendars and follow along for a thrilling literary adventure!

  • November 1 – Baroness Book Trove – Spotlight
  • November 1 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – Author Interview
  • November 1 – Guatemala Paula Loves to Read – Review
  • November 2 – Mystery, Thrillers, and Suspense – Spotlight
  • November 2 – Novels Alive – Review
  • November 3 – Maureen’s Musings – Spotlight
  • November 3 – fundinmental – Spotlight
  • November 4 – StoreyBook Reviews – Author Guest Post
  • November 4 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – Spotlight
  • November 5 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee – Spotlight
  • November 5 – Lady Hawkeye – Author Guest Post
  • November 6 – Literary Gold – Author Interview
  • November 6 – FUONLYKNEW – Spotlight
  • November 7 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – Spotlight
  • November 7 – Celticlady’s Reviews – Spotlight

Get ready for a thrilling ride as Vy’s Music Mystery takes center stage in “In the Key of Dead”! Join Vy and Alexia as they navigate the dark underbelly of the music industry and solve a murder mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end. With its engaging plot, rich setting, and captivating characters, this book is a must-read for both music and mystery lovers alike. So grab your copy, turn up the tunes, and prepare to be swept away into the vibrant world of Vy’s Music Mystery!