Zdravo, Prijatelji. Today in the spotlight we have Murder at First Pitch, The debut novel of Nicole Asselin in her new Ball Park Mystery series. A baseball cozy is such a different take on the genre, I can’t wait to read it. This has been a fun tour full of great interviews with the author and plenty of BTS information on the characters in the story. Don’t forget to scroll down to the tour section to click the big red button for your chance to win a digital copy of the book.
About The Book:
Murder at First Pitch: Ball Park Mysteries by Nicole Asselin
32-year-old Madeline Boucher’s Grandfather instilled a love in the Boston Red Sox into her from an early age and increased that love by purchasing a local Independent League Baseball team, the Abington Armadillos.
After losing her corporate job in Boston, Madeline realizes her best option is to join the family baseball business. As the new “Social Media Director” for the team, Madeline attends her first business function and witnesses an argument between her brother Ben, and a strange man.
A few days later when walking the ballpark during her early morning hours, she finds the body of a man beaten to death with a baseball bat in the Visitor’s Dugout. It was the man her brother was arguing with at the party. Madeline is concerned that her brother would be considered a suspect. Through the local Detectives and Davis – the head of security for the ballpark she learns the victim is Christopher Dailey, a local baseball scout and prior felon.
When her brother is arrested and taken to the police station, she realizes she needs to figure out who the real culprit is, so her brother doesn’t take the fall for something she knows he didn’t do.
About The Author:
Nicole Asselin grew up a Navy Brat, and spent her formative high school years in the middle of Pennsylvania but always identified with her New England roots. Nicole’s family is originally from Connecticut, and her Grandpa Asselin introduced her into the Red Sox nation where she has been a member for her whole life and her Grandma Asselin introduced her to the world of mystery novels.
Nicole graduated from Curry College in Milton Mass with a degree in English/Creative Writing, minoring in Dance in 2004. She also attended George Mason University and received a Master’s in Arts Management… Now working just outside of Boston as a Technical Writer, she lives on the South Shore of Massachusetts with her three cats Julia, Jacques, and Madeline (no relation to the main character of her book).
Nicole is a current member of Sisters in Crime (National and New England) and the Mystery Writers of America. She sits on the Board of Directors for the NE branches of both groups as Social Media Liaison.
Tour and Giveaway:
November 1 – MJB Reviewers – REVIEW, AUTHOR INTERVIEW
November 1 – StoreyBook Reviews – CHARACTER GUEST POST
November 2 – Brooke Blogs – SPOTLIGHT
November 2 – A Wytch’s Book Review Blog – REVIEW, CHARACTER INTERVIEW
November 3 – Cozy Up With Kathy – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
November 3 – A Blue Million Books – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
November 4 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT
November 5 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
November 6 – Literary Gold – CHARACTER GUEST POST
November 7 – Mysteries with Character – GUEST POST
November 8 – I Read What You Write – SPOTLIGHT
November 8 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW, AUTHOR INTERVIEW
November 9 – Diane Reviews Books – GUEST POST
November 10 – Baroness’ Book Trove – REVIEW
November 10 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
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