Wrapping up her book tour at a prestigious book festival in her hometown, Samantha Washington is faced with a real-life mystery with a huge plot twist when a best-selling author is accused of plagiarism and sabotage, proving to Sam that fact can be deadlier than fiction.
Michigan bookshop owner Samantha Washington’s tour for the launch of her new mystery novel is a whirlwind success… until life – or rather murder – begins to imitate fiction on the last stop at Michigan’s most prestigious literary festival!
While Sam wraps up her first whirlwind book tour, Nana Jo has kept Market Street Mysteries running smoothly. The last stop is a prestigious book festival in Sam’s hometown of North Harbor, Michigan. But not everyone thinks the guest of honor, bestselling author Judith Hunter, deserves stellar reviews. Sam witnesses nasty arguments between Judith and two different authors—who accuse her of plagiarism and sabotage . . .
When a publicist is poisoned during a cocktail reception, Sam wonders if the killer missed the intended target. It’s a twist that echoes the plot of Sam’s mystery, Murder at Wickfield Lodge. But fact can be stranger—and deadlier—than fiction. How much collateral damage is the killer willing to risk? With feisty Nana Jo and the girls from Shady Acres Retirement Village lending a hand, Sam tries to solve the case before the festival delivers another fatality . . .