Please recommend askDavid.com
   using these social sharing buttons:
David

Books:  

  

    

  book details  

  preview  

  books by Lolli Powell  

  updates  

   

 

Book: The Body on the Barstool (A Top Shelf Mystery) by Lolli Powell

Book: The Body on the Barstool (A Top Shelf Mystery) by Lolli Powell

categories: Book, Ohio, Bar Setting, Humor, Satire, Amateur Sleuth, Cozy Mystery




Lolli Powell

Author Lolli Powellabout this book: I've enjoyed writing all my books, but I have to say I think I enjoyed writing The Body on the Barstool the most. It's my first attempt at a cozy mystery and the first book I've written in first person. My intent was to write a decent mystery sprinkled with humor, and if my reviews are to be believed, I succeeded. It's the first book in a cozy series I've titled Top Shelf Mysteries, and I'm currently working on the second book, Whiskey Kills.

I had a real thrill on April 2 when I got word that Body had taken a bronze award in The Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards. The contest is judged by reading groups in London and Stockholm, not by a panel of judges, and I find it very rewarding to know that "normal" people enjoyed my book enough to vote it a winner.

Cozy mystery is an interesting genre in that it's almost a throwback to a gentler time when books typically adhered to the no swearing/no-explicit-violence/no-explicit-sex rule. It's also a popular genre. My theory is that there's a lot of readers out there who have had enough of the sex and violence on TV and in books today—and that includes the sex and violence on the nightly news and in newspapers. So, while characters in my other books don't watch their language, my cozy characters do. I find I like that about them!


preview: read a sample from this book

what to read next: if you read and liked this book...



Learn more about this book,  Read reviews  or  Add to wish list

Read eBooks using the free Kindle Reading App


Other books by Lolli Powell

The Gift - a novella by Lolli Powell
Whiskey Kills (A Top Shelf Mystery) by Lolli Powell
The Wrong Kind of Man by Lolli Powell
The Boy Next Door by Lolli Powell






This book on




Comments





Recommendations








Books:  

  







More Reviews

   • Book Review: Whiskey Kills (A Top Shelf Mystery) by Lolli Powell
   • Book Review: Over My Dead Body (Father Frank Mysteries Book 2) by James R. Callan



  show list of all published reviews | subscribe to the feed


Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like askDavid.com? | Boost Your Karma

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.