Monday, November 13, 2017

Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours Presents: Dressed to Kill by Vicki Vass Review & Giveaway

Dressed to Kill, An Antique Hunters Mystery by Vicki Vass

Cozy Mystery 5th in Series Date of Release - November 1, 2017 Self Published • 

Number of Pages: 152
In 1865, Elizabeth Keckley, Mary Todd Lincoln’s dressmaker, conspired to change the course of the Civil War. Crossing lines between North and South, the band of conspirators wove a plan that remained undiscovered for more than 150 years until Antique Hunter Anne Hillstrom finds one of Keckley’s gowns. She and fellow Antique Hunter CC Muller unravel the mystery that has left a trail of dead bodies, leading to the doorstep of their antique store, Great-Aunt Sybil’s Attic.
Dressed to Kill is the fifth book in the Antique Hunters Mystery Series. Rooted in history, the series reimagines real-life events blurring the line between fact and fiction.

About the Author

With a passion for shopping and antiques, Vicki Vass turned in her reporter’s notebook to chronicle the adventures of Anne and CC, two antique hunters who use their skills to solve a murder case. Vicki has written more than 1,400 stories for the Chicago Tribune as well as other commercial publications including Home & Away, the Lutheran and Woman’s World. Her science fiction novel, The Lexicon, draws on her experience in Sudan while writing about the ongoing civil war for World Relief. She lives in the Chicago area with her husband, writer and musician Brian Tedeschi, son Tony, Australian shepherd Bandit, kittens Terra and Pixel, seven koi and Gary the turtle.  

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My Review

The reason I wanted to read this book was Elizabeth Keckley, she made gowns for Mary Todd Lincoln, so I knew this would interest me.
We travel around the state of Illinois, and with President Lincoln being from there, it is full of historical sites and information, which I found very interesting, including lots of antique stores.
The author has us with antique hunters Ann Hillstrom and C. C. Muller, and of course we have the Keckley gown, now I would love to see it, and I guess there are a lot of others who would too.
The story seems to have a lot of surprises, and I never expected the ending! Come and get lost in a historical dress murder mystery!
I received this book through Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours, and was not required to give a positive review.


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