Sunday, October 15, 2017

Welcome Author Bethany Blake with a Prize Package #BookGiveaway and Sweet Halloween Recipe

To learn more about
Dial Meow for Murder,
click here.
Like her amateur sleuth, author Bethany Blake also runs a pet-sitting business. We're thrilled that she's stopped by to tell us about the brand new entry in her Lucky Paws Petsitting Mysteries: Dial Meow for Murder!

Bethany is also sharing a wonderful October recipe and offering a generous giveaway package, so be sure to comment on the post with a way to contact you. 


Congrats to her winner, Kim Templeton!

Take it away, Bethany!

—Cleo Coyle 





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Halloween is coming to quaint, pet-friendly Sylvan Creek, and that can only mean:

🐾  A one-eared, drooling
Chihuahua in a tiny clown costume;

🐾  A haunted hayride gone
horribly, horribly awry; and

🐾 The world’s cutest – angriest – black cat guarding a body in a spooky mansion.


If you’ve already “visited” Sylvan Creek by reading the first book in the Lucky Paws Petsitting series, Death by Chocolate Lab, you know that pet sitter and amateur sleuth Daphne Templeton tends to stumble into sticky situations involving pets with personality. And this Halloween is no exception. 

First, Daphne finds the town’s “professional volunteer,” Lillian Flynt, dead in a creepy, crumbling lakeside Victorian. Then Daphne and her stoic sidekick, basset hound Socrates, get stuck caring for Lillian’s prized Persian, Tinkleston, whose puffball paws hide a razor-sharp set of claws.

Daphne's stoic sidekick,
basset hound Socrates
To make matters worse, Daphne’s mother, ambitious Realtor Maeve Templeton, stands to profit from Miss Flynt’s death.

Last but not least, handsome, enigmatic Detective Jonathan Black’s ex-wife – gorgeous Elyse Hunter-Black – has arrived in town with two ghostly greyhounds. The fact that Elyse is still hyphenating her name is not lost upon Daphne’s best friend, vintage-loving Moxie Bloom. And Daphne has to agree that Elyse probably wants to get her lovely hands on more than some local real estate.

Not that Daphne sees any kind of future with Jonathan. Still, it’s all kind of confusing.

Thank goodness little Sylvan Creek is full of places to grab a soothing fall snack, whether it’s pumpkin cheesecake gelato – eaten while comparing clues with Jonathan – or sage-and-butternut squash dip, shared with hippie surfer Dylan Taggart at the historic Wolf Hollow Mill.

As for me, when I need comfort food of the sweet variety, I turn to my mother’s three-layer black-bottom pie. Recently, she was kind enough to give me the original recipe, on a yellowed card that has been tucked in a box in her kitchen since my childhood. The spicy gingersnap crust blends perfectly with a layer of bitter chocolate, mellowed by sweet vanilla and whipped cream.


In a nod to the upcoming holiday, I’m adding a seasonal twist, replacing the vanilla layer with a pumpkin mousse. I’ve also streamlined the recipe to avoid a step that calls for scalding milk and adding gelatin. (Sounds like a recipe… for disaster!) I call the revised treat Tinkleston’s Sweet & Spiced Black Cat Pie, in honor of Daphne’s latest furry family member, who tends to narrow his distinctive, orange eyes right before he pounces. Little Tinks is also a lot like the pie in terms of temperament. He’s somewhat bitter, quite snappish – but sweet at heart.

At least, Daphne and Socrates hope that’s the case! 

--Bethany Blake

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Sweet & Spiced Black Cat Pie


INGREDIENTS

For Crust

18 gingersnap cookies
1/4 cup melted butter

For Chocolate Layer

8 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped
2 Tbsp softened butter
1 cup heavy cream

For Pumpkin Layer

8 oz softened cream cheese
½ cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup pumpkin puree
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. ground ginger
¼ tsp. ground cloves
1 cup heavy cream

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Crush the cookies and combine them with the butter until moistened. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a pie plate. Bake for about 10 minutes. Let cool.


Prepare the chocolate layer. Place the chocolate and butter in a bowl. Bring the cream to a boil in a small saucepan. Pour the cream over the chocolate and let stand for about a minute. Slowly whisk the chocolate until melted and smooth. (This was honestly my first time making ganache. It was so easy!)


Gently pour the chocolate into the cooled crust. Starting to look good, right? Place the pie in your refrigerator for about one hour or until set. (Use the time to lick the whisk and bowl clean.)


Next, make the pumpkin layer. Using a stand mixer if you’ve got one, beat the cream cheese and sugar until fluffy. Beat in the pumpkin, vanilla extract, cinnamon, ginger and cloves until smooth.


Using a hand mixer or good, old-fashioned biceps, whip the cream in a separate, chilled bowl. Fold half of the cream into the pumpkin mixture. Repeat with the second half of the cream, blending until just combined. 


Carefully spread the pumpkin over the chocolate layer and smooth the top. Refrigerate for about two hours or until set and firm. Garnish with whipped cream, chocolate shavings and – if you have them – little black cats before serving.




And don’t feel badly if your slices look a little… scary.

 It’s Halloween!

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About the Author


Bethany Blake lives in a small, quaint town in Pennsylvania with her husband and three daughters. When she's not writing or riding horses, she's wrangling a menagerie of furry, finned and feathered family members that includes a nervous pit bull, a fearsome feline, an immortal goldfish, and an attack cardinal named Robert. Like Daphne Templeton, the heroine of her Lucky Paws Mysteries, Bethany holds a Ph.D. and operates a pet-sitting business called Barkley's Premium Pet Care.


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*Keep in touch with Bethany!

Visit her website: bethanyblakeauthor.com

Like her on Facebook  by clicking here

Follow her on Twitter by clicking here


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Bonus Giveaway from Bethany!


 🎃 Halloween Haul Prize Pack


🐾 Death by Chocolate Lab

🐾 Ominous Amish Blood-Red Popcorn 

🐾 Chocolate Black Cat  

🐾 Gourmet Chocolate and Caramel Pretzels


To learn more about or purchase
Bethany's new mystery, click
on one of the links below...

Amazon  * B&N 



Thank you so much for
joining us today, Bethany!


COMMENT TO WIN!

Leave a comment on this post by Midnight, Wednesday, October 18 (Pacific Time), and you are entered to win Bethany's new book and prize package. Be sure to leave an email address, or a link to your Facebook page, or another way we can contact you if you win.

Congrats to Bethany's Winner...

Kim Templeton!



Thanks to everyone who stopped by to comment
and thanks especially to Bethany Blake for her
fabulous guest post and generous giveaway!

172 comments:

  1. Sounds like a fun read. Can’t wait to try that recipe!!!

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    1. Thanks, Taryn! I hope you like the pie!

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  2. Death by Chocolate Lab was such an enjoyable read. I'm looking forward to visiting Sylvan Creek again soon!! bskts4unme(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    1. Hi, Cheryl! I'm so glad you liked the first book. I hope you enjoy your second "visit!"

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  3. Whoa...the description sounds like mystery fun...love the cat angle with the body...and that pie is gorgeous..
    Marilyn ewatvess@yahoo.com

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  4. Love cat mysteries. Can't wait to read. That pie looks yummy! You can't go wrong with chocolate! sieglej@wowway.com

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    1. You really can't go wrong with chocolate, can you? And it's surprisingly good with pumpkin!

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  5. Both the pie and the prize package sound delicious! Please enter me.

    kpbarnett1941[at]aol.com

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  6. Bethany, welcome to MLK. What a great looking pie and terrific giveaway! ~ Daryl PS Love the name of your series. :)

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    1. Thanks for having me as a guest, Daryl! I'm so happy to visit the kitchen!

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  7. That pie looks amazing! Thanks for the recipe and the chance to win your books and more. mbradeen@yahoo.com

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  8. Welcome, Bethany! Definitely want to read, and love the recipe. EMS591@aol.com

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  9. I want some of that pie, looks so good; thanks for the chance to win :)
    jslbrown2009 at aol dot com

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Lisa! Good luck!

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  10. Your book sounds good, and I definitely want to try the pie.

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  11. Fun series - thanks for the recipe!

    jtcgc at yahoo dot com

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  12. Have yet to read any in this series & I would very much like tt. They are on my TBR. So hope this will be a start. My sisters & I got a basset pup for my Dad yrs ago. He named her Duchess. We thought her SO misnamed. Cuz with almost every step she took. She would step on one of her ears and plop over. We kids would laugh ourselves silly over that. She eventually grew into them. But was so funny. Della at deepotter (at) peoplepc (dot) com

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  13. What a great giveaway. Not only can I not wait to read, I will make the recipe for dinner today. Dbahn@iw.net

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    1. I hope the pie turned out delicious! My kids gobbled up the subject of the photographs!

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  14. Love to read Dial Meow for Murder. It pie recipe sounds delicious. Thanks fir a chance to win the prize pack. musiqmom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. You should feel right at home in a book full of Templetons!!

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    2. Congratulations to you, Kim. By random number draw, you won Bethany's giveaway! Thanks to you and everyone for stopping by to comment and thanks especially to author Bethany Blake for hosting her generous giveaway! Love, Cleo

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  15. What fun! Sounds like a great giveaway. I adore black cats (and black bottom pie). moodiesmum(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. I love my black cat, Potpie, too. I should've included a picture of her!

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  16. I haven't read the series yet. I do love mysteries with animals! Thank you so much four this lovely giveaway and the pie sounds amazing! debprice60@gmail.com

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  17. Great looking recipe. Really looking forward to reading the book. mcastor07@gmail.com

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  18. Was unaware of this series, but am anxious to read ! I love books with cat and dog characters! The black cat pie is a perfect Halloween recipe! shadowfax6994@att.net

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    1. I'm so glad you stopped by and found my series! Good luck, Kathleen!

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  19. Both of these books sound so good! I love cozy mysteries with animals! Thanks for sharing. christy41970 at gmail dot com

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  20. Fabulous giveaway. This is a great recipe for me as I love anything pumpkin. Will be making it soon. Our very first cats were 2 black ones. Miss our Shadow and Rascal a lot.
    donnaing2(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. I'm sorry about Shadow and Rascal. I know that I love my own black cat, Potpie. Black cats definitely hold a special place in my heart!

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  21. This is a new to me series that I can't wait to read - with a slice of that pie! Thanks for sharing the recipe and for the great give away!

    Casmith79 at aol (dot) come

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    1. I hope you enjoy the books and the pie! Good luck!

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  22. WOW!!! I'm going to share this recipe on FB and the author's name and new book! The giveaway looks awesome too!! Always had black cats growing up and in our own family.

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    1. Thank you for sharing the recipe and books! That is so kind of you! Good luck the giveaway!

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  23. This series is definitely on my TBR list because I used to have a pet sitting service and a basset hound (Emma)! Luckily, I never had to solve any murders. jazzystar@cox.net

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    1. I'm glad you only had two out of three, Riley!!

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  24. The recipes go to my daughters' to work on. I stopped baking over 20 years ago. I've lost a bit of weight since then too. I'd love to have that gift pack so I can enjoy the books and share the popcorn with 9 of my 10 grandkids. The oldest one is in Israel for a year studying. I've never solved a murder but I was involved in one. My grandmother was murdered by the drug dealing boyfriend of a tenant she evicted from her apartment building back in the 80's.

    NoraAdrienne (at) gmail (dot) com

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    1. I'm so sorry about your grandmother. I'm glad you have wonderful children and grandchildren who bake and travel and are there to share snacks with!

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  25. This series sounds delightful and the recipe is delectable. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  26. This sounds so incredibly enticing... Loved the post! Looking forward to Halloween and all of these spooky reads you guys are telling us about 🎃💀👻
    Cheers~
    Kelly
    Gaelicark(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. I'm glad you liked the post! Thanks for the Halloween emojis! :-)

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  27. This sounds like a fun read, and the pie and prize delightful. Thank you for the chance to win. Dmskrug3(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  28. Sounds like the purrrrfect combination of story and treat to dive into after all the spooks, goblins, princesses, and superheroes have gone home from ringing doorbells all night! Can't wait to dig in to both!

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    1. I hope you have a wonderful Halloween! Sounds like you are in the spirit!!

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  29. Yeah, I can read directions. Most of the time. ;-)

    J_C_Elliott(at)msn(dot)com

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  30. Too much chocolate in the pie for me but I have no problems reading about chocolate labs. I love them. And cats, too. What a great prize package for someone (hopefully for me). Thanks for the chance.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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    1. It's definitely a lot of chocolate! Good luck in the drawing!

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  31. I haven't been checking MLK very often lately and I should!! Your pie looks yummy! I don't have any black cat decorative picks but I do have a large, very shiny black cat named Boo that would lick the whipped cream topping off the pie as soon as I turned my back!

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    1. Boo sounds like my black cat, Potpie! I think they would get along!

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  32. Can't wait to read the books!

    Susan Falconer-Berry
    qzee24@yahoo.com

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  33. Sounds like this will be a 'howling' read! The recipe would be great for a Halloween party, thank you!

    wfnren at aol dot com

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    1. It's definitely a party-worthy pie - especially if you add the little cats! :-)

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  34. That pie looks amazing! Thankyou for the opportunity! minishoes(at)msn(dot)com

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  35. This sounds like a wonderful setup: amateur sleuth, hunky police detective, ex-wife, pets, and murder! Plus pie!
    patdupuy@yahoo.com

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    1. The pie is what puts it over the top! :-)

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  36. This sounds awesome and the pie looks amazing too! barbie17(at)gmail(dot)com

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  37. I loved Death by Chocolate Lab and am looking forward to reading your latest book.

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    1. Thanks! I'm so glad you enjoyed the first book!

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  38. Sounds like s good read and a good recipe. Thank you fir posting. suefoster109 at gmail.com

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  39. What an enjoyable book which I would love. The recipe is tempting. Thanks. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, and good luck in the drawing!!

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  40. This series sounds great! That pie looks amazing too! Thanks for the chance to win.
    Awilcox1182@gmail.com

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  41. That sounds like an incredible pie recipe, and it looks as delectable. I have been petless for a number of years since I am not home often enough to have a cat or dog, so I need to live through the joys and laughter of them vicariously. Yours looks like a fun series.
    little lamb lst at yahoo dot com.

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    1. Vicarious pets make no messes! Good luck with the drawing!

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  42. The pie looks so good! This new series sounds like I will really enjoy it. Thanks for the recipe & giveaway. doward1952(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  43. These books look incredible and the pie looks delicious. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  44. The series sounds fun to read. I love cozy mysteries with animals and food involved! We have 3 cats and love them to death! Your pie recipe looks delicious to try for Halloween. Email is pammc008@gmail.com. thanks for the chance to win.

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    1. I love my crazy cat, Potpie, too! Good luck, Pam!

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  45. I'm at Bouchercon -spent considerable time with Sheila Connolly. Wish you could have been here - the recipe sounds wonderful! And I'd love to win. pjcoldren@tm.net

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    1. I wanted to attend Boucheron, but couldn't make it this year! Maybe next year! I hope it was fun!

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  46. sounds great. Thanks for the great giveaway. Janngrogan@yahoo.com

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  47. I am always looking for new mysteries and the recipe looks frighteningly delicious!!

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    1. The pie is actually easy, too. I hope you try the books and the recipe!

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  48. Yum! Your Black Cat Pie looks scrumptious and decadent -- thanks so much for sharing it with us and for such great pictures (I hope my attempt at making this pie looks as good!) Thanks for sharing with Mystery Lovers' Kitchen and for your great giveaway ~ bobandcelia@sbcglobal.net

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    1. Thanks, Celia! The pie is decadent, but it disappeared quickly in my house!

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  49. I'd love to read this book and what a cool giveaway! Thanks! Legallyblonde1961@yahoo.com

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  50. It would be so nice to win this-- enjoying a cozy mystery w coffee or hot chocolate curled up on the couch w my Westie beside me ( hmm maybe even a glass of wine). Good luck to everyone!!!!! ocquest10@gmail.com

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    1. That sounds like a great evening! Love Westies - and wine is okay, too! :-)

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  51. Always looking for a new cozy series! I can't wait to try this series!

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    1. I hope you like the books! Good luck in the drawing!

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  52. Always looking for a new cozy series! I can't wait to try this series!

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  53. Looking forward to reading your books and trying the recipes!

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  54. Welcome! Excited to read your books! Cindy Lichtstein from Pottstown PA

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    1. Hi, Cindy! I used to be a frequent visitor to Pottstown! Good luck!

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  55. New to me author and Daphne is a very favorite name and flower so I know I'll enjoy reading the books. ruthenixon@sbcglobal.net thanks Ruth Nixon

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    1. Daphne is one of my favorite names, too. Good luck in the drawing!

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  56. I so enjoyed Death By Chocolate Lab, anxious to read Dial Meow For Murder. The recipe sounds like a delicious addition to our Halloween menu!

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  57. Wonderful prize pack, can't wait to read the new book! Halloweeen is such a fun time of year!

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    1. I love Halloween, too! I was so excited to write a book set during my favorite time of year. Good luck in the drawing!

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  58. I'd like to make that pie and munch on it while reading those books. Thanks for the recipe and the contest.
    suefarrell.farrell@gmail.com

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  59. Thanks for this opportunity! Book sounds good and so does the recipe!
    Dm _ Richards (at) yahoo (dot) com

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    1. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment, Di. Good luck in the giveaway!

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  60. Can't wait to try this pie. I've always wanted to try this and this recipe looks do-able. The books also look like a lot of fun. Hope I win.
    bobntoni@aol.com

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  61. Oh wow, I don't make many pies, but this looks good! Thanks for sharing the Halloween version and chance to win!
    JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

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  62. I read the except in Death By Chocolate Lab and have been dying to read this one! Life has been so busy and crazy I haven't had a chance yet. Love the recipe. Meg85242 at gmail dot com.

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  63. Always looking for a new series .. Can't wait to try the pie .

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  64. Love the cover an title. Very eye catching!

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  65. Both books sound wonderful. Thanks for the chance.
    im2early4u(at)gmail(dot)

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  66. Great giveaway and great recipe! Thanks for the chance to win and Happy Halloween! aut1063(at)gmail(dot)com

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  67. Looks like a good series. I really like books that have animals in it.
    unicorn5175@msn.com

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  68. Love pumpkin cheesecake!!! So cute the way you've dressed it up as a "black cat"! I actually was momma to a black cat with white paws as well as a white cat with grey beard, one grey eye "patch"!

    marilynmcnalley@yahoo.com or Facebook as well! Thanks for the chance to win and many thanks for the recipe!!!!!

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  69. Second book and this pie look interesting. Enjoyed the first book.
    kckendler at gmail dot com

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  70. Pie looks delicious! parkeremma2003 at yahoo dot com

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  71. That pie recipe sounds so good! Thank-you for sharing it, and thank you for the chance to win this generous giveaway! kittygirl15401(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  72. Must have that pie. And the books sound great too!
    omnireader1@gmail.com

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  73. Fantastic giveaway, and great recipe. Thank you for this chance! areewekidding(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  74. Your books are on my TBR list. The pie sounds delish. Sorry I can no longer stand to be in yhe kitchen.

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  75. My black cats, Phoebe and Lewis, can't wait for me to read this! cheers at marjimmanor dot com

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  76. I have both books in my wishlist and really need to get them. Just wanted to say I love your hairstyle! The pie sounds amazing. Thanks for the chance to win such an awesome prize pack. kayt18 (at) comcast (dot) net

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  77. What a great prize package! Please enter me for sure!
    clarksrfun at gmail dot com

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  78. That pie looks so good & I like that you'eve added in the pumpkin to make it more fall-ish. Of course I enjoy eating pumpkin sweets year round.
    turtle6422(at)gmail(dot)com

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  79. Yummy pie, and doesn't look too hard to make [forget regular pie crust when you talk to me 🙄].

    And besides the pie, can't wait to try your stories.

    Have a great Halloween.

    donna (dot) durnell (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

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  80. Sounds like a good book. Not sure about pumpkin and chocolate together. ;-)
    penmettert@gmail.com

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  81. Love the new twist on a pumpkin pie! I'm really excited to read the book!!

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  82. I LOVE this recipe--so perfect for fall and the Halloween season :) The book sounds awesome by the way so thanks for the chance to win!!

    starry_night1987(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  83. The book sounds great! The recipe delicious, thank you

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  84. That pie sounds and looks fabulous. Just like Bethany's books! Thanks for sharing the recipe and for the chance to win that awesome prize pack. robbfan141729(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  85. I would love to be entered in this great giveaway!!! Thanks for the chance!!! lindaherold999@gmail.com

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  86. This is a new author and series to me. Love reading books featuring animals and I'm looking forward to reading this series. Pie looks amazing.
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  87. The book sounds great! I can’t wait to read it!! The recipe looks yummy!!
    tiggercat24alisha@yahoo.com

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  88. Looking forward to reading your series. And thank you for the recipe I love gingersnap crusts especially with pear, peach and apple pies and it sounds wonderful with your recipe.

    Your books are still on my wish list as I was not able to do much reading due to needing two eye surgeries, and those have been done and I am getting back to my books once again. I would be thrilled to be the recipient of your giveaway.Thank you for the chance. Cynthia ceblain (AT) tmlponline (DOT) net

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  89. Wow! A plethora of comments. Dangerously delicious recipe! The flavor combo of pumpkin and chocolate plus whipped cream...need a real sweet tooth for this one. Your books look delightful. Will look for them at the library. Thanks! Lldawnjm@gmail.com

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  90. What a great giveaway. I enjoyed your first book and look forward to the others! Sherry Clark

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  91. oh the series sounds sooo goood!!!! :) (black cat, body in the mansion... :o WOW! )thank you for the chance!!! :) em.milka(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  92. This looks like such a fun read! And what a great recipe! I love my black cat and miss him terribly. He went to the rainbow bridge in 2016.

    Wjcline@att.net

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  93. Thank you for the recipe I love it. Also thank you for the chance to win the prize haul What an awesome prize package.

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  94. What great books you write about cats and dogs. I have a hearing dog and companion cat. What a great prize giveaway. Enjoy treats and read new books. Thank you! cathyleeclark@yahoo.com

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  95. I can't wait to read this series.. I love reading about new authors and books to add to my list. Thank you for the chance. :)
    lilyanngill56(at)gmail(dot)com

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  96. Oh goodness I am so glad in a way that a crowd of people came but the minute i saw the giveaway then i knew! the recipe is such a good one that I can;t wait till hubby and i make this. I know once he sees it he will make it and i will be the recipe reader and later i clean his mess. I miss not cooking by myself but when a disease hits your body and takes over it's a good thing that I have him as he loves to cook and rather cook then do outside work. I just can't wait to read this series cozy mysteries seem to be all that is in my stack to read. Thank you for coming and for the chance. ptclayton2@aol.com

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  97. I love this web page! Thanks for the chance to win! etyrrell9@gmail.com

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  98. Can't wait to read your books and to try this (and hopefully others, too) recipe! Thank you!

    mmdrayson(at)gmail(dot)com

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  99. Dial Meow for Murder! sounds absolutely purrrr-fect! I just know it’s a book I would love to read from all the reviews I’ve read.

    Sweet & Spiced Black Cat Pie sounds to die for. I can’t wait to try the recipe on my family.

    Someone will be very fortunate to receive the Halloween Haul Prize Pack. Hoping upon hope that it’s me. :) Thanks for the chance!

    2clowns at arkansas dot net

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  100. Amazing looking pie recipe, thanks for sharing carter.karen@gmail.com

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  101. Pie sounds delicious! parkeremma2003 at yahoo dot com

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  102. All your books sound so good. I have just discovered them! I added them to my tbr!
    Jandeplus3 (@) live.com

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  103. I've added this series to my TBR, I LOVE hounds. Both versions of the pie sound delicious, I'm going to make it for Thanksgiving. Thank you for sharing! konecny7(at)gmail(dot)com

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  104. Delicious looking pie. I look forward to reading your books.nlobrien@comcast.net

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  105. amy guillaume lindermanOctober 18, 2017 at 4:09 PM

    i would love to read this book! i love ANY book that has anything to do with animals! this is a really yummy prize package!

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  106. The book sounds perfect! I want to read it! The pie looks delicious! Thank you donamaekutska7@gmail.com

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  107. Can't wait to read Dial Meow for Murder, it sounds great and the receipts sound wonderful.
    Thanks for a chance to win them.

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  108. Thanks to everyone for stopping by to comment and thanks especially to author Bethany Blake for hosting her generous giveaway!

    The winner, by random number draw, is Kim Templeton! Congratulations, Kim!

    Love, Cleo

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