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Friday, February 10, 2017

Baby Bunco (Bunco Biddies Mystery #2) by Julie B. Cosgrove









Who would leave a newborn baby in the bathtub of a condo in Sunset Acres, a retirement community, and why?

And was a young woman slain behind the convenience store across the highway it’s mother?

Janie and the Bunco Biddies want to find out, but soon they discover sleuthing can get a bit dicey.


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About The Author
Winner of Best Religious Fiction 2016 by the Tx Assoc of Authors and Top 50 Writers You Should Be Reading by the Author Show, Julie is a member of Advanced Writers & Speakers Association, American Christian Fiction Writers, North Texas Christian Writers, DFW Ready Writers, DiAnn Mill’s Ripplers Group, The Christians Writers Group, and Christian Writers Fellowship International.

A freelance writer and professional speaker, Julie has published hundreds of web content and articles with secular and Christian themes, led retreats, workshops, and Bible studies, and writes regularly for several Christian websites and publications. She has also authored six nonfiction works, P.R.A.Y.I.N.G.: Bringing Power and Purpose to Your Prayers (2009), Song Notes: Devotionals from the Book of Psalms (2010), What Can She Tell Us? (2011), and Between the Window and the Door (2012), Squeeze More God-time Into you day (2013), The Present of His Presence (2015) Focused (2011), a contemporary Christian novel set in the Texas Hill Country, which follows a woman's journey to find God in her empty nest, was released in 2012. Her suspense romance trilogy- Hush in the Storm(2014), Legitimate Lies(2015) and Freed to Forgive (2015) are published through Prism Book Group, as well as two novellas Greener Grasses and Navy Blues (2016), Hill Country Home-Coming (2016) and a cozy mystery series: The Bunco Biddies Mysteries (2016-2017).
Contact her at www.juliebcosgrove.com.
 
My Review
This is the first book I’ve read about the Bunco Biddies, but it sure won’t be the last, with a serious subject matter the author did allow for a few chuckles. I could just picture these seasoned citizens and their sleuthing, and they sure seem to get things right.
Almost made me want to live at Sunset Acres, with the friendships these folks have and they seem to be there for one another at all times. The story is fictional, but with some research I did find that Nepal does sell kidneys, how sad, and yet you could find yourself on the other side, desperately needing one. Of course, this is the perfect money making deal for criminals, and not the poor donors, just another reason why we should all become donors.
This was a great subject matter, and unfortunately it seemed so real, and to add the senior snoops was a wonderful idea, and although there are some really tense moments, the book had a great page-turning pace, a great topic for a book.
Thank you to Pelican Book Group for providing a complimentary review copy. These views are 100% my own and my review is voluntary. 

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