Friday, March 30, 2018

Spotlight/Tour-Wide Giveaway: Tart of Darkness by Denise Swanson

About the Book

Genre: Cozy Mystery, #1 in A Chef-To-Go Mystery Series
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Release Date: April 1, 2018

Synopsis from Goodreads...

Right when Dani thinks she’s hit a dead-end in her career, she unexpectedly inherits an enormous old house in a quaint college town. This gives her the perfect opportunity to pursue her true passion—cooking! So Dani opens Chef-to-Go, preparing delicious, ready-made meals for hungry students attending the nearby university, as well as providing personal chef services and catering events for the local community. To help support her new business, she opens her home to a few students, renting them rooms and becoming almost like a big sister figure in their lives.

But just as Dani is relishing her sweet new life, the friend of one of her boarders is murdered, and Dani becomes one of the primary suspects! She’ll have to scramble to clear her name and save her business before the killer reappears—perhaps to silence the new chef forever.

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Pre-Order Campaign
Your favorite cozy mystery authors are cooking up more than a new case! Preorder "Tart of Darkness," the first book in Denise Swanson's new Chef-to-Go series, and receive a digital Cozy Cookbook for Mystery Lovers!

Featuring recipes from Ellery Adams, Shelia Connolly, Krista Davis, Kelle Z. Riley, Bree Baker and Denise Swanson, cozy mystery readers are sure to find a treat to go along with their next great read!

Just fill out the form, and Sourcebooks will email you The Cozy Cookbook for Mystery Lovers.

Denise Swanson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Scumble River Mystery and Deveraux’s Dime Store Mystery series. She has been nominated for RT Book Review’s Career Achievement Award, the Agatha Award, and the Mary Higgins Clark Award. Visit her at


  1. There are so may series, it is impossible to choose a favorite. I do always enjoy M.C. Beaton and her Hamish Macbeth Mystery Series

  2. My favorite mystery series is The Maisie Dobbs Series by Jacqueline Winspear.

  3. Sorry Denise, but there are way too many to have a true favorite. Especially when I know so many of the authors involved. I enjoy your books, Duffy's, Sheila's, Cleo Coyles, and Clea Simon's. Just a few since I have over 2000 books and over half are cozies.

  4. well of course, the Scumble River series and carolyn hart's Death on Demand series

  5. I agree w/the first commentator...but if I had to choose I’d say Bodies of Art series by Ritter Ames

  6. This looks great. My favorite mystery series is Miss Cuddlywumps Investigates :)

  7. One of my favorites is the Aurora Teagarden Mysteries by Charlaine Harris. Thank you

  8. I like A Fixer-Upper Mystery Series by Kate Carlisle.

  9. I have too many favorites and couldn't possibly name just one. A book from your Scumble River series was one of the first cozies I read. Thank you for the giveaway!

  10. A long time favorite series remains the Mrs. Pollifax books! Looking forward to your new book!

  11. It's so hard to pick just one, so I'll pick one I just finished the latest release. The series is The Consignment Shop Series by Duffy.

  12. I loved the scrapbooking series by Laura Childs.

  13. I love so many cozy series that it is very hard to pick just one. I love the Mainley Needlepoint series, Haunted Vintage Mysteries, Caprice de Luca, Maine Clambake and on and on. This series looks like fun.


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