Category: Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Truffles and Tragedy by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Truffles and Tragedy by Gayle Leeson

Posted March 23, 2021 / 4 Comments

TRUFFLES AND TRAGEDY SERIES: A Down South Cafe Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Grace Abraham Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 16, 2021 PAGES: 271 Down South Cafe owner Amy Flowers learns her chocolate truffles might not be the only things her patrons find “out of this world.” When her cousin, […]




First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): A Murderous Misconception

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): A Murderous Misconception

Posted May 8, 2020 / 15 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of A Murderous Misconception by Lorraine Bartlett & Gayle Leeson, currently on […]


Book Spotlight: Apples and Alibis by Gayle Leeson

Book Spotlight: Apples and Alibis by Gayle Leeson

Posted August 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Happy Release Day to Apples and Alibis by Gayle Leeson! I love the Down South Cafe Mystery series so I’m super excited about a new book at long last 🙂 APPLES AND ALIBIS SERIES: Down South Cafe Mystery #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Grace Abraham Publishing RELEASE DATE: August 13, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Honey-Baked Homicide by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Honey-Baked Homicide by Gayle Leeson

Posted December 8, 2017 / 23 Comments

The owner of a delightful Southern café tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery . . . It’s fall in Winter Garden, Virginia, and business at Amy Flowers’ Down South Café has never been better. So when struggling beekeeper Stuart Landon asks Amy to sell […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Silence of the Jams by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Silence of the Jams by Gayle Leeson

Posted April 12, 2017 / 19 Comments

In the latest Southern cozy from the author of The Calamity Café, small-town chef Amy Flowers can’t take her freedom for granted when she’s served up as a murder suspect… It’s Independence Day in Winter Garden, Virginia, and the residents are gearing up for their annual celebration. The Down South […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson

Posted June 8, 2016 / 35 Comments

First in a new cozy mystery series featuring Southern cooking that is to die for. Aspiring chef and small-town Virginia native Amy Flowers is ready to open her own café offering old-fashioned Southern food. But her dream may go up in smoke when someone kills the competition… Tired of waiting […]