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What to Bring on a Date – Detective Cancini #Mystery by @klmurphyauthor

Bewitching Tours presents a Witness Impulse tour!

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I love Witness, they are reprinting these amazing mysteries for us all to read again! Unfortunately, this was going to be a review and it isn’t. I got the books to read in bound manuscript on Friday and am still working my way through them. We all know how hard it is for me to read real dead tree books, and so it is slow going. SO FAR? I don’t want to put them down, I did, because I had a lovely date *laughing gently* and I had to go watch Zootopia with a new suitor, and so I brought the book with me to read in the car. He was kind of.. well?? I told him I had to finish reading them, so we ended up pulling over and going to the part and I read out loud to him for an hour. Now he wants to borrow them when I am done. So far? Review wise? 5 stars because I couldn’t even put them down to go out with a hot new boy toy! (well he is like ummm way younger, so I can go there…) ANYWAY, check out the books, they are both on Goodreads too!


guilty-mindA Guilty Mind
A Detective Cancini Mystery
Book One
K.L. Murphy

Published 6/14/2016

Genre: Crime Mystery, Mystery and Detective / Police Procedural

Publisher: Witness Impulse, an imprint of HarperCollins

Accused of murdering his psychiatrist, a broken man must face his horrific past in order to protect his future.

George Vandenberg is a drunk with a volatile temper, haunted by the memory of the young woman he once loved and tragically lost. Wrestling with his guilt and pushed by his psychiatrist to confess his role in her death, he teeters on the edge of a nervous breakdown, blacking out drunk more often than not.

But when his doctor turns up dead, brutally stabbed to death in his office, George has nowhere left to turn. Stunned and confused, George emerges as the primary suspect in an investigation led by Detective Mike Cancini, a D.C. cop who knows all too well how far a man can go when he’s pushed.

To prove his innocence, George must face the police, his manipulative wife, and the shell of a man he’s become. But as much as George wants to forget his history, the past is not done with him…


stayofexecutionStay of Execution
A Detective Cancini Mystery
Book Two
K.L. Murphy

On-Sale 6/28/2016

Genre: Crime Mystery, Mystery and Detective / Police Procedural

Publisher: Witness Impulse, an imprint of HarperCollins

Perfect for fans of Making a Murderer, a novel about a man exonerated of heinous crimes returning to a town that can’t let go of his bloody legacy.

Little Springs was just a small college town, the kind of place where everyone knew everyone and crime was virtually nonexistent—until a series of rapes and murders at the college shook the community to its core. Only the arrest and conviction of Leo Spradlin, the “Coed Killer,” could end the terror.

Years later, Spradlin is suddenly cleared based on unshakable DNA evidence, and no one is more surprised than Detective Mike Cancini. As new questions arise about the true identity of the murderer, Cancini struggles to accept his role in the conviction of an innocent man.

But when the attacks begin again, Cancini is not the only one who worries a mistake has been made. Cancini is drawn back to Little Springs, caught in a race against time to uncover the real “Coed Killer” before the next girl dies…


klmurphyK.L. MURPHY was born in Key West, Florida, the eldest of four children in a military family. She has worked as a freelance writer for several regional publications in Virginia, and is the author of A Guilty Mind and Stay of Execution. She lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband, four children, and two very large, very hairy dogs. She is currently working on her next novel, The Last Sin.

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  1. Thanks so much for having me today and the wonderful shout-out on my Cancini mysteries!

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