Book Blast: The Moscow Affair by Nancy Boyarski ($20 Giveaway)

Today we have mystery thriller The Moscow Affair by author Nancy Boyarski. This is book 6 of the Nicole Graves Mysteries series.

Read more about the book below and check out the intriguing excerpt! And, of course, enter the blog tour giveaway at the end of the post. Enjoy! :)

The Moscow Affair (A Nicole Graves Mystery)

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“The Moscow Affair is a thoroughly entertaining and unforgettable thriller punctuated by smart dialog, richly crafted scenes, and a topical plot.” –Dave Edlund, USA Today bestselling author of Valiant Savage

In this fast-paced mystery, P.I. Nicole Graves agrees to an unusual, short-term assignment working for MI6 in Russia. It sounds straightforward, even pleasant: a two-week luxury riverboat cruise on the Volga, observing a group of fellow passengers and filing a daily report on their activities. It’s simple enough, except for one caveat: No matter what these people do, she’s to tell her handler at MI6—no one else, especially not the Russian police. When one of the riverboat passengers winds up dead, Nicole realizes this assignment was anything but straightforward.

Soon, Nicole is immersed in a high-stakes game of murder and espionage where trusting a stranger can be as deadly as a bullet.

“Nicole Graves is the best fictional sleuth to come down the pike since Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone.” –Laura Levine, bestselling author of the Jaine Austen Mysteries

The Nicole Graves Mysteries have been compared to the mysteries of Mary Higgins Clark and praised for contributing to the “women-driven mystery field with panache” (Foreword Reviews) as well as for their “hold-onto-the-bar roller coaster” plots (RT Book Reviews).

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About the Author

Nancy Boyarsky is the author of the Nicole Graves Mysteries. Her sixth installment of the series will be released September 2021.

Nancy has been a writer and editor for her entire working career. She coauthored Backroom Politics, a New York Times notable book, with her husband, Bill Boyarsky. She has written textbooks on the justice system and contributed to anthologies, including In the Running about women’s political campaigns and The Challenge of California. She has also written for the Los Angeles Times, West magazine, Forbes, McCalls,  Playgirl, Westways, and other publications. She was communications director for political affairs for ARCO.

In addition to writing mysteries, Nancy is producer and director of the “Inside Golden State Politics” podcast.

Nancy can be contacted through her website: nancyboyarsky.com. You can find the other books in the Nicole Graves series at https://www.torchflamebooks.com/nancy-boyarsky.

Read an Excerpt

When Nicole opened the door, Kolkov was even more abrupt than on his previous visit. No greeting, just, “Get dressed. I take you in for questioning.” He talked fast and fairly vibrated with impatience.

“Why can’t we do it here like before?” Nicole said.

“Get dressed!” He shouted, pointing to the bedroom. “I give five minutes.”

Kolkov was waiting at the door and seemed to be in a tremendous hurry. As she approached, he stepped toward her and firmly gripped her by the arm, as if he expected her to try to escape. She pulled back, pointing to the closet. “I have to get my jacket,” she said, pointing to the hall closet. He let go so she could pull out her zippered hoody and put it on. It was going to be cold out, and longed for her warm coat, but it was in the hamper, stained with Chet’s blood. Before she could finish zipping up the hoody, Kolkov took hold of her arm again and was pulling her out the door.

Other passengers stared as Kolkov led Nicole down to the main deck and across the ramp to the ship next to theirs. Surely they could tell she was being taken from the ship involuntarily; perhaps they recognized Kolkov from the day before. But no one stepped forward to ask what was happening. Nicole wondered what they were thinking.

The pair of them drew an even larger audience as they walked through the four vessels anchored between Queen of the Volga and the dock. Finally, they reached the street, where a boxy black sedan was standing at the curb with a uniformed policeman at the wheel. Kolkov put Nicole in back, not relaxing his hold on her until he was about to close the door. He climbed in the the front seat, and they took off.

Giveaway

Nancy Boyarsky will be awarding a $20 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

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Visit the other tour stops and leave a comment for more chances of winning! Check out the tour dates here:
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2019 Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop: Win a $5 Amazon GC

Midwinter's Eve Giveaway Hop 2019

It’s that time of the year again, folks! A huge thanks to everyone who drop by this space in one way or another. You guys rule! And here I am again doing this giveaway to say thank you.

Enter using the Rafflecopter below! Don’t forget to visit the other blogs in this hop so you can also join their giveaways. :)

Good luck and happy holidays!

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This giveaway hop is hosted by Bookhounds and runs from December 15 – 31. Visit the other participating blogs for more giveaways!

Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop: Win a $5 Amazon GC

Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop

We’ve come to the end of the year again, friends. As always, thank you to everyone who drop by this space in one way or another. You guys are rad. And, of course, I’m here doing this giveaway hop once again as a way of saying thank you. :)

Enter via the Rafflecopter below to win a $5 Amazon gift card! Woot! Good luck and Happy Holidays!

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Goddess Fish Promotions 10th Anniversary Celebration

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You know those book blog tours I’m always participating in? Most of them is with Goddess Fish Promotions and it just so happens to be their 10th anniversary! They’re having a month-long celebration full of fun tour stops and, of course, awesome giveaways!

Read more about Goddess Fish Promotions and check out the giveaways for readers and authors.

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Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop – Win a $10 Amazon GC! Yayyy!

Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop

Happy Holidays, friends! It’s that time of the year again. I just wanted to thank anyone and everyone who’s been to this blog for whatever reason. I really appreciate it, especially since this blog hasn’t been much of a blog for the past few months. Hopefully, I’ll do better next year!

Anyway, let’s celebrate the holidays with a little giveaway. Enter below to win a $10 Amazon gift card! Yayyy.

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Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop – Win a $10 Amazon gift card

Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop

It’s the holidays and there’s so much to be thankful for and so much to look forward to in the new year, so I thought I’d join this giveaway hop to show my gratitude to everyone and anyone who even takes a peek at this blog and, of course, to spread some good cheer!

Let’s keep it simple – all you need to do is enter via the Rafflecopter below for a chance to win a $10 Amazon gift card or a $10 book from Book Depository (as long as they ship to you for free!). Good luck, everyone! Happy Holidays to you and yours! :)

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Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop – Win a $10 Amazon GC or PayPal Cash!

It’s been over a year since I participated in a giveaway hop and I figured it’s about time I join one again. I chose this particular hop because it’s the holiday season and it’s the end of the year and it’s my way of giving back for everything that happened this year. :)

The Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop is hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and Bookhounds and runs from December 21st to 31st. For my giveaway, I’m giving away a $10 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal cash.

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