Monday, April 18, 2022

First Chapter, First Paragraph, Tuesday Intros/Teaser Tuesdays - April 19th

It's Tuesday!  It's time to share your excerpts and teasers from books we are currently reading, have read or are planning to read.  So, feel free to join us by sharing the first paragraph or (a few) of a book you are reading or thinking about reading soon.  This meme is guaranteed to increase your TBR :)

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I, also, participate and link up to Teaser Tuesdays.  Here's info about that meme:

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, now being hosted by Ambrosia at The Purple Booker. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

* Grab your current read

* Open to a random page

* Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page

* BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)

* Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

I'm getting ready to read this one.   I enjoyed the previous books in this fun series.  The excerpts are from the E-ARC.

First Chapter

I had no idea where the Dickens I was.  It seemed appropriate to invoke the Victorian novelist, given this bustling London bar might've come right out of one his books.


I wasn't a beer drinker, usually.  I liked good beer, but I was a cocktail gal.

Synopsis from Goodreads:

A royal pain in the palace …

Mixologist Pepper Revelle and the Bohemia Bartenders land in London for a UK adventure—a gin festival sponsored by dashing distiller Mark Fairman, who wants them to do more than make cocktails. As valuable books mysteriously vanish from his mansion’s luxe library, Mark asks Pepper and her colleague Neil to track down the thief.

But there’s another olive in this martini of mischief. At their frenemy Alastair’s bar, a storied gin palace from Dickens’s time, bizarre break-ins add another mystery to the mix. Pepper and Neil’s sleuthing takes them on a wild ride from the city’s swank watering holes to a fascinating real-life palace as they face deception, devilry and danger.

While Pepper’s tempted by Mark’s extravagant flirting and charmed by his loaner dog, she wonders if hot nerd Neil will stop playing hard to get. But thoughts of love in London seem trivial when murder is poured into the punch. Can they solve multiple mysteries before they’re juiced like a lime in a gin and tonic?

JIGGERED BY GIN is the fourth book in the Bohemia Bartenders Mysteries, funny whodunits with a dash of romance set in a convivial collective of cocktail lovers, eccentrics and mixologists. These quasi-cozy culinary comedies contain a hint of heat, a splash of cursing and shots of laughter, served over hand-carved ice.

What do you think? Would you keep reading?


  1. Great cover and excerpts. Thanks for sharing, and enjoy.

  2. Hi Yvonne! Seems like a fun read!

    Question for you today - I am thinking of joining Escape with Dollycats blog tours and I see you are on there quite regularly. Do you enjoy the tours??

    Have a good week and happy reading!

    1. I love Escape with Dollycas tours. Lori runs it and she's wonderful. There's no pressure to do any amount of tours. She has a great group of cozy authors to chose from too. I hope you join in the fun.

  3. What a fun title and from the excepts it sounds so fun.

  4. Sounds like a great read. Love the cover.

    Have a fabulous day. Scritches to the kitties. ♥

  5. Not a drinker so I guess I would skip this one. :)

  6. I can relate to that teaser. This sounds like a fun one!


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