Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Blog Tour: Calamity at the Continental Club by Colleen J. Shogan (Spotlight/Tour-Wide Giveaway)

Calamity at the Continental Club
by Colleen J. Shogan


Calamity at the Continental Club (Washington Whodunit)
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Camel Press (July 1, 2017)
Paperback: 272 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1603813358


The Mayflower Society is about to hold its annual meeting at Washington D.C.'s swanky gathering place for the elite, the Continental Club. That means Kit Marshall's upper-crust future in-laws, Buffy and Winston Hollingsworth, are coming for a visit. Annoyed that Kit has not set a date to marry Doug, Buffy wants her to commit to a high society wedding at the club. Kit, though chief of staff for a congresswoman, feels uncomfortable with Buffy and Winston's crowd.
Kit receives an unexpected reprieve in the form of murder. En route to her morning jog, she encounters the corpse of the leader of the Mayflower Society, conservative multimedia tycoon Grayson Bancroft. On the security cameras, no one was seen entering or leaving the club, which means the culprit had to be an overnight guest. Little love was lost on Bancroft, but the police have their prime suspect: Doug's father.
Buffy and Winston, formerly disdainful of Kit's sleuthing, urge her to investigate. With her future in-laws' freedom and reputations at stake, Kit sets out once again to solve a murder mystery, this time aided by her fiancé Doug in addition to her friends Meg and Trevor and her dog Clarence. Her search for clues will take her from the club to the Smithsonian Museum, the National Archives, and Mount Vernon.
Book 3 of the Washington Whodunit series, which began with Stabbing in the Senate and continued with Homicide in the House.

About The Author

Colleen Shogan has been reading mysteries since the age of six. A political scientist by training, Colleen has taught American politics at Yale, George Mason, Georgetown, and Penn. She previously worked in the United States Senate and for the Congressional Research Service. She’s currently a senior executive at the Library of Congress, working on great outreach initiatives such as the National Book Festival. She lives in Arlington, Virginia with her husband Rob Raffety and their beagle mutt, Conan.
Author Links

Webpage – www.colleenshogan.com

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/washingtonwhodunit

Twitter –  www.twitter.com/cshogan276

GoodReads –  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1269678.Colleen_J_Shogan

Purchase Links

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12 comments:

  1. Thank you for this terrific, generous giveaway! I will add a link to this great giveaway to my blog.

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  2. The book sounds very intriguing, thank you for the reveal!

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  3. I loved visiting Washington D.C. and want to go back and spend more than just 2 days. I like that this book takes place there, and has a dog in it!

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  4. I really like the sound of this book and that it takes place in Washington DC. Looking forward to reading.

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  5. I really like the sound of this book and that it takes place in Washington DC. Looking forward to reading.

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  6. Reading the blurb, Calamity at the Continental Club sounds like a great murder mystery! Adding to my list of wants, it just screams READ ME!

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  7. I'm looking forward to reading this one, thanks for sharing :)

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  8. This sounds like a fun whodunit.

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  9. I visited DC, but it was right after 911, so things were...odd. It was a sad time, but I am still happy I spent the time there.
    sherry @ fundinmental

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  10. Great giveaway. This sounds like a book that I would really enjoy.

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  11. Does look like a great read. Author and series are new to me and are now on my TBR. Thanks for the heads up. Della at deepotter (at) peoplepc (dot) com

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