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***** Nailed It Reviewed by Rox Burkey

 Best-selling author Jinx Schwartz starts season three of the Magnolia Bluff Crime Chronicles with a fabulous cozy mystery: Texas Summers are Murder, book 20. Favorite characters of this famous town are woven into the story after a woman is found dead. Fergus, one of the most endearing people whom folks like Harry Thurgood help feed and protect, ends up at the top of the suspect list. Sadly, it’s not Fergus’s first rodeo at being framed for a crime.

Ms. Schwartz masterfully developed the characters to interact with one another realistically in this heart-stopping mystery. As the plot thickens, Blue Bonet, the local watercolor painter, is compelled to step in and assist Fergus, adding a new layer of adventure to the story. With the support of her lawyer friend, Gloria, Blue is determined to clear Fergus’s name. Meanwhile, using her influence and podcast, Mary Lou Fight applies pressure on the authorities for a conviction. Her relentless attacks on those aiding the murderer, broadcasted for all to hear, add a chilling element to the narrative. As Blue and Gloria intensify their efforts to help their friend, the question looms: could their actions expose them to a hidden danger threatening their lives?

Prepare to lose sleep, fans of Jinx Schwartz and the Magnolia Bluff Crime Chronicles, because Texas Summers are Murder is a non-stop thrill ride. The action and adventure are relentless, carrying readers from start to finish with barely a chance to breathe. This recommended story will leave the audience gasping as the stunning ending is delivered. Don’t miss this or any of the stories based in Magnolia Bluff. Each is a stand-alone winner, but together—oh my goodness.

About the Author

Award-winning author, Jinx Schwartz, spends time between Arizona and Mexico. Her Hetta Coffey mystery series won the EPPIE award for Best Mystery (Just Add Water) and was a finalist for Best Mystery (Just Add Trouble).

Jinx, a ninth-generation Texan, was raised all over the planet, then followed in her father’s steel-toed boot steps in the construction/engineering bidness. Working and living in multiple countries has given her a treasure trove of experience that shows in her humorous writing.

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    2 replies to "Texas Summers Are Murder"

    • Jan Sikes

      Wow! Congratulations to all the authors on starting a new season. This book sounds great! Thanks for sharing, Rox and congrats to Ms. Schwartz.

      • RoxBurkey

        Hi Jan, this is a fun series. Do you have a favorite author.

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