Weeding Out Lies

 


Weeding Out Lies: A Texas Flower Farmer Cozy Mystery
by Jackie Layton

About Weeding Out Lies 


Weeding Out Lies: A Texas Flower Farmer Cozy Mystery
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Setting – Texas
Level Best Books (July 11, 2023)
Print length ‏ : ‎ 302 pages
ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0C7JT33B4

 

Flower farmer Emma Justice’s life is firmly rooted in Lutz, Texas where she has recently begun her new business. One morning while delivering flowers, she stumbles upon a prominent citizen. Dead. When a friend is accused of murder, Emma launches her own investigation. She’s used to separating weeds from flowers. Emma will dig for clues, weed out red herrings and cultivate a plan to find the killer.

About Jackie Layton

Jackie Layton is the author of cozy mysteries with Spunky Southern Sleuths. Her stories are set in Texas, Georgia, and South Carolina. She lives on the coast of South Carolina where she enjoys walks on the beach and golf cart rides around the marsh. Reading, gardening, and traveling are some of her favorite hobbies. She always keeps a notebook handy to write down ideas for future stories. Be careful what you say around her, because it might end up in a book.

Q&A With the Author:


What did you enjoy most about writing this book?

I enjoyed the research on flowers and Texas. Part of my family live in Texas, and it made me feel closer to them which was a nice surprise.


Do you have any other books you are working on that you can tell us about?

Clutter Free the first book in An Organized Crime Cozy Mystery will release this fall. The main character is a professional organizer, and the story takes place on the coast of Georgia.


Can you tell us about what you have planned for the future?

I’m contracted for two more books in A Texas Flower Farmer Cozy Mystery series, plus there will be three books in An Organized Crime Cozy Mystery series. Book six of A Low Country Dog Walker Mystery series will release in February 2024, and it’s the last book in the series. I’d also like to write a traditional mystery one day, but it’ll be a while before I get to it.


How long have you been writing? 

At the first conference I attended for authors, a speaker said it takes an average of ten years to get published. I was shocked, but I didn’t want to give up. It did take ten years though, and my first cozy mystery came out in 2020. 


Anything more you would like to say to your readers and fans? 

Thank you so much for reading my books. 

For those of you who’ve followed Andi Grace Scott in A Low Country Dog Walker Mystery series, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed when you read the last book.

I hope you all will enjoy traveling to Texas for the Flower Farmer series. I first started visiting Texas multiple times a year in 2017, and I’ve grown to love the state. 

An Organized Crime Cozy Mystery series is set off the coast of Georgia which is another state I love. I attended college at the University of Georgia, and Tybee Island was the closest beach to Athens. When my husband and I started dating, we’d get up early in the morning and drive to Tybee and spend the day then turn around and drive back home. 




Author Links 

Author Website  https://jackielaytoncozyauthor.com/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/JackieLaytonAuthor

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Joyfuljel

Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/jackielaytonauthor/

Twitter https://twitter.com/joyfuljel

Goodreads https://bit.ly/37slujv

Bookbub https://bit.ly/37RqGQ8

Purchase Link – Amazon

TOUR PARTICIPANTS

August 9 – Reading, Writing & Stitch-Metic – CHARACTER GUEST POST

August 9 – Brooke Blogs – SPOTLIGHT

August 10 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

August 10 – Ascroft, eh? – CHARACTER INTERVIEW

August 11 – Baroness Book Trove – SPOTLIGHT

August 11 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – AUTHOR GUEST POST

August 12 – Guatemala Paula Loves to Read – REVIEW

August 12 – Jane Reads -CHARACTER GUEST POST

August 13 – StoreyBook Reviews – REVIEW

August 13 – ebook addicts – AUTHOR GUEST POST

August 14 – Literary Gold – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

August 14 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

August 14 – My Reading Journeys – REVIEW

August 15 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT

August 15 – Ruff Drafts – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

August 15 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW, AUTHOR GUEST POST

August 16 – Socrates Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

August 16 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT

August 17 – Mystery, Thrillers, and Suspense – CHARACTER GUEST POST  

August 17 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee – SPOTLIGHT

August 18 – Novels Alive – REVIEW

August 18 – Reading Is My SuperPower – REVIEW


Have you signed up to be a Tour Host?
Click Here to Find Details and Sign Up Today!





Comments

  1. I love the title. It really fits the book description.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hi Jeanna, thanks for stopping by and thanks for the compliment. Good luck with the giveaway!

      Delete
  2. Replies
    1. Thanks, Rita. I hope you enjoy it! Thanks for commenting.

      Delete
  3. Lovely cover. Sounds like a great cozy mystery read. I really enjoyed reading the Q&A

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I appreciate your kindness. I fell in love with the cover as soon as I saw it. Thanks for stopping by.

      Delete

Post a Comment

Wait! Stop! Are you leaving the same old comment on all the blog pages? Try switching things up a bit. I love reading your comments, but if its the same thing each time... it feels like spam. And NO ONE likes spam...
Please make sure the comments you leave are related to the post, and are at least eight words in length.

Recent Posts

Recent Posts Widget