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Book: A Season for Killing Blondes by Joanne Guidoccio

Book: A Season for Killing Blondes by Joanne Guidoccio

categories: Book, Dessert Recipes, Italian Families, Yoga, Lottery Winners, Blondes, Cozy Mystery

Joanne Guidoccio

Author Joanne Guidoccioabout this book: On the cusp of my fiftieth birthday, I was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer and forced to take a leave of absence. While undergoing chemo treatments, I searched for light and entertaining novels that would provide a healthy diversion. I was grateful for the bags of books dropped off by friends but couldn't get into any of the storylines. I found the spiritual books too intense and the comedic books unsatisfying.

Instead, I gravitated toward cozies, those delightful murder mysteries that include a bloodless crime and contain little violence, sex, or coarse language. I was familiar with Agatha Christie's novels and pleasantly surprised to discover more authors in the genre, among them Susan Wittig Albert, MC Beaton, Mary Jane Maffini, and Denise Swanson. I read voraciously, often finishing a cozy in one or two sittings.

Toward the end of treatments, I decided to experiment with the genre and considered the following scenario:

What if a woman wins a major lottery, returns to her hometown, and then finds herself embroiled in a murder investigation involving four blondes? Can she prove her innocence and solve this case before it's too late?

Logline - A Season for Killing Blondes:

A brunette lottery winner never has an alibi when dead blondes turn up in dumpsters near her favorite haunts.



• "A well-written, character-driven murder mystery that genuinely had me scratching my head until the very end wondering who dun' it!?"
— The Romance Reviews

• "This was a very quick read for me with just the right level of suspense, humor and romance."
— Escape with Dollycas Into a Good Book

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