Saturday, July 30, 2011

Great Summer Book Giveaway

I'm really excited to have my books included in the Summer giveaway. There are three books in The Michaela Bancroft Mystery Series, and I am currently writing the fourth book. For the giveaway, I'd like to give copies of all three books to the winner. You might notice that I am now writing the books under a pen name, which is A.K. Alexander (initials of my kids' names).

Here is a blurb from the back of each book, anmd if you would like to read the first chapters, please visit my website at http://www.michelescott.com.

Saddled With Trouble:

Equal parts suspense and understated contemporary romance, "Saddled with Trouble" is a fast-paced murder mystery that revolves around Michaela Bancroft, a 32-year-old horse trainer whose personal life is quickly coming apart at the seams.

Struggling through an ugly divorce and in danger of losing her southern California ranch to creditors, Bancroft finds her already chaotic life turned upside down when her beloved uncle Lou is found murdered in a stable stall, impaled by a pitchfork. The distraught Bancroft vows to find the person or people behind the senseless homicide, but the deeper she digs into her uncle's secretive past (an ill-managed business venture involving an artificial insemination breeding program, rumors of infidelity, mysterious payoffs, etc.), the more potential suspects come to the forefront. Even Bancroft's closest friends --- trusted veterinarian Ethan Slater and her fun-loving roommate, Camden -- become prime suspects. Ignoring the advice of hunky detective Jude Davis, Bancroft continues snooping around and soon finds herself the killer's next target….




Death Reins In:
MISSING…
Racetrack veterinarian Bob Pratt is missing. When Michaela Bancroft’s good friend Audrey reveals to her that her brother has been gone for a few days, Michaela assures her that she will do what she can to help.

DEAD…
Then when Audrey is viciously murdered, Michaela is certain Bob’s disappearance is related.

DIGGING…
Michaela will go digging for answers that will lead her from Palm Desert to Malibu, where a killer awaits to answer her questions personally.

Tacked to Death:CLUBBED…
When polo rider Sterling Tabor is clubbed to death with a polo mallet, suspicion falls on Michaela Bancroft.

RUMORS…
Of an alleged affair with the murder victim send Michaela into a rage and on the hunt for her own answers.

SECRETS…
When a seedy secret from the past comes to light, Michaela finds herself in the worst kind of trouble— the deadly kind.

A new tack shop and a gala polo match are reasons to celebrate for horse trainer Michaela Bancroft—until equestrian Sterling Tabor is found clubbed to death with a polo mallet. Worse yet, suspicion falls on Michaela…
The weapon belongs to Michaela, her prints are all over it, and rumors of her alleged affair with the victim aren’t helping. With her boyfriend Detective Jude Davis out of town, Michaela doesn’t stand a chance of proving her innocence and clearing her name unless she delves into Tabor’s mysterious life—and death—on her own. But in unearthing a real suspect and a motive, she discovers a deadly past. And Tabor’s shady friends are more than willing to throw Michaela off the track—for good.


To enter, please just leave a comment in the comment box.

Thank You and have a wonderful weekend!

Cheers,
Michele

23 comments:

Gabriella Elise said...

Those books sound great! I'd love to be entered in the giveaway. :) Perfect kind of book = horses + mystery! :)

KarenTX said...

Excellent! I love mysteries and if they involve horses, all the better!

Braymere said...

Please enter my name in your contest!

:)

mommyrides said...

Read some of them but can't wait to read more!!! Looking forward to the results!

MableKB said...

Looks good, hoping to win !

Ms Martyr said...

These sound excellent. I'd love to win them.

doublekarabians said...

Just reading the trailers for these books was madening, must read more.... :-)

Fantastyk Voyager said...

They look very interesting. I'd love to win them and read them.

1sthorse said...

My interest is piqued. Please enter me in the contest to win these books.

Once Upon an Equine said...

Count me in. I enjoyed Tacked to Death and would love to read the others too.

Anonymous said...

i love any horse books!!! i hope i win!!!

becca said...

i would love to win!!!!

kel said...

I have read all three - what a great series and give away! Anybody who wins will be very happy!

Where is book #4? :)

Annette hartman said...

Please enter my name.. Can not wait for your new book. thanks!

Redneck Geologist said...

Horses and mysteries. You can't beat that.

BCsMom said...

Oh please pick me!

3ChunkyMonkies said...

Maybe my luck will change! If not, I know where to get these :)

dunslidin said...

Please enter me!!!

dunslidin said...

Please enter me in your drawing.

Kris H. said...

They sound great!!!

Lisa Richardson said...

Please enter me into your contest. Thank you

Betc Wisconsin said...

ooh, if it's not too late, I'd love to enter. I'm always looking for mystery authors who include horses (accurately) in their work!

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Minus Pride said...

is it too late? if not, count me in!