Thursday, November 2, 2017

Murder in Disguise (A Preston Barclay Mystery: Book 2) by Donn Taylor from Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas [Giveaway]

About the book: Official verdict:  Suicide. But why would that vigorous department chairman commit suicide? And did he kill himself to avoid disgrace from the impending exposure of his activities on the dark side became known? When visiting professor Preston Barclay questions his long-time friend's suicide, he receives threats. Press has enough problems already in proving his competence to students and faculty in the newly-hostile environment of the state university. For the new department chairman and campus radicals do all they can to undermine him. And the sexy female siren assigned as his student assistant creates problems there and with Press's courtship of his colleague Mara Thorn.

Press's questions don't find adequate answers, rumors accuse his friend of involvement in disgraceful activities, and Mara's researches reveal a wide range of criminal activity stretching from the community onto the campus itself. The more things don't add up, the more dangerous the threats become, and the more determined Press becomes to clear his friend's name and find the truth about the alleged suicide.

But can Press and Mara's stumbling efforts to find the truth prevail against the entrenched forces of the police, the campus radicals, and an unseen criminal organization that increasingly puts their lives in danger. . . ?

About the author: Donn Taylor led an Infantry rifle platoon in the Korean War, served with Army aviation in Vietnam, and worked with air reconnaissance in Europe and Asia. Afterwards, he earned a PhD in Renaissance literature and taught literature at two liberal arts colleges. His publications include three suspense novels, one historical novel, and a book of poetry. He lives near Houston, TX, where he writes fiction, poetry, and essays on current topics.
Begins November 2
Ends November 16 @ 12:01 a.m. EST
Open to USA addresses only.a Rafflecopter giveaway

Watch for Chat With Vera's review on October 15

DISCLOSURE: I received a complimentary copy from Litfuse Publicity Group on behalf of the author and publisher to facilitate a review. Opinions are my own and freely given. Giveaway copy is provided by the author and mailed by him directly to the winner.


  1. I love cozy Mysteries! They are my absolute favorite. My second favorite is historical fiction. I would love to read your new book. It looks so good.

  2. First: Science Fiction. Second: Fantasy.

  3. My first favorite genre is mystery, and the second is romance.

  4. my first favorite genre to read is: clean sweet western romances
    my second favorite genre to read is: clean sweet regency romances

  5. I love Historical Novels and Amish stories.

  6. I love all types of genre's but some of my favorites are: Christian, mysteries, self-help, and history.

  7. I love a good mystery! Thanks for sharing at Booknificent Thursday on! Tweeting!

  8. Mysteries (especially cozies) & fantasy are my favorite genres to read.

  9. I like drama/romance.

  10. I'm not into mysteries that much, but this book sounds good.



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