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SPOTLIGHT: THE COTTAGE by Jo A. Hiestand Plus Giveaway!

Step into the spotlight with “The Cottage” by Jo A. Hiestand! In this captivating McLaren Mystery Series installment, former police detective Michael McLaren finds himself drawn into a murder investigation while helping his lady friend, Melanie, pack up her home. What starts as a seemingly simple task quickly takes a dangerous turn as McLaren uncovers sightings of Mordred and a ghost, along with a burglary at the local Tudor Hall. As McLaren questions the worth of the investigation, he must grapple with putting the people he cares about in danger. Get ready for a thrilling ride filled with suspense, mystery, and unexpected twists.

SPOTLIGHT: THE COTTAGE by Jo A. Hiestand Plus Giveaway!

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A McLaren Mystery Series: Book 18

Welcome to the article spotlighting the newest addition to the McLaren Mystery Series: Book 18! If you’re a fan of thrilling investigative stories with a hint of danger and lots of mysteries to unravel, then this book is perfect for you. In this comprehensive article, we will delve into the synopsis of the book, the complications and dangers that our protagonist faces, the discounted price of the book, where you can buy it, an intriguing book excerpt, an exciting giveaway, and the blog tour schedule. So, grab a cup of tea, sit back, and get ready to embark on a thrilling journey with McLaren.

Publication Date: August 2, 2023

First things first, mark your calendars because the publication date for Book 18 of the McLaren Mystery Series is set for August 2, 2023. You won’t want to miss this exciting release, filled with suspense, twists, and captivating storytelling. Make sure to keep an eye out for it!

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In this thrilling installment of the McLaren Mystery Series, we find former police detective Michael McLaren right in the midst of a life-changing moment. At the home of his lady friend, Melanie, they are preparing for her move to McLaren’s village. However, their plans take an unexpected turn when one of Melanie’s neighbors asks McLaren to investigate her parents’ murders. Reluctant to leave Melanie behind, McLaren’s best friend, Jamie, steps in to help with the packing.

Investigation Interrupted

What seemed like a simple investigation quickly becomes a complex and gripping case for McLaren. Sightings of Mordred and a ghost, along with a burglary at the local Tudor Hall, complicate the murder inquiries. McLaren finds himself questioning if the investigation is truly worth it, especially when the safety of the people he cares about the most is put in danger.

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Complications and Dangers

As McLaren dives deeper into the investigation, he encounters various complications and dangers that heighten the suspense and thrill of the book. With Mordred and a ghost haunting the scene, every step McLaren takes becomes more treacherous. The burglary at Tudor Hall adds another layer of intrigue and danger to the story, keeping readers on the edge of their seats.

Discounted Price

Exciting news for all book lovers! During the book’s blog tour, it will be available at a discounted price of $0.99. This is the perfect opportunity to grab a copy of this thrilling mystery series and embark on an unforgettable adventure. Don’t miss out on this incredible offer!

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Buy Links

Interested in getting your hands on the latest book in the McLaren Mystery Series? Here are the buy links where you can purchase it:

These links will take you directly to the respective platforms, making it easy for you to purchase and dive right into the thrilling world of McLaren.

Book Excerpt

To give you a taste of the captivating storytelling, here is an excerpt from “The Cottage”:

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This excerpt will give you a glimpse into the thrilling and immersive world that Jo A. Hiestand has created. Get ready to be hooked right from the start!


As an added bonus, we have an exciting giveaway for all the bookworms out there. Enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for a chance to win a special prize related to “The Cottage.” Just click on the link below and follow the instructions to enter:

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Don’t miss out on this opportunity to win an exclusive prize and enhance your reading experience. Good luck!

Blog Tour Schedule

The book’s blog tour is set to bring you even more exciting content related to “The Cottage”. Mark your calendars for the following dates and blogs where you can find additional reviews and insights into the book:

  • October 16: Long and Short Reviews
  • October 23: DSDehel
  • October 23: Celticlady’s Reviews
  • October 30: Gina Rae Mitchell
  • October 30: Boys’ Mom Reads!
  • November 6: Novels Alive
  • November 6: The Avid Reader

Make sure to visit these blogs on the specified dates to catch all the exclusive content and get a deeper understanding of this thrilling mystery series.

In conclusion, “The Cottage” by Jo A. Hiestand is a must-read for all mystery enthusiasts. With its captivating storytelling, intricate plot, and compelling characters, this book is sure to keep you hooked until the very end. So, mark your calendars, grab a copy during the discounted price period, enter the giveaway for a chance to win a special prize, and make sure to follow the blog tour for additional insights into this gripping mystery. Happy reading!