No Rest for the Dead Book series & Mug Prize Pack giveaway #EighthGrave

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author DARYNDA JONES won a RITA Award for best first novel for First Grave On The Right. As a born storyteller, she grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, annoying man and beast alike. Jones lives in the Land of Enchantment, also known as Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her husband and two beautiful sons, the Mighty, Mighty Jones Boys.

 Darynda Jones

photo credit: Donita Massey Privett

First Grave on the Right is the smashing, award-winning debut novel that introduces Charley Davidson: part-time private investigator and full-time Grim Reaper..

 Charley Davidson series
Charley Davidson has enough going on without having to worry about twelve hellhounds hot on her trail. She is, after all, incredibly pregnant and feeling like she could pop at any moment. But, just her luck, twelve deadly beasts from hell have chosen this time to escape onto our plane, and they’ve made Charley their target. And so she takes refuge at the only place she thinks they can’t get to her: the grounds of an abandoned convent. Of course, if hellhounds aren’t enough, Charley also has a new case to hold her attention: the decades-old murder of a newly-vowed nun she keeps seeing in the shadows of the convent.

Add to that the still unsolved murder of her father, the strange behavior of her husband, and Charley’s tendency to attract the, shall we say, undead, and she has her hands full…but also tied. While the angry hellhounds can’t traverse the consecrated soil, they can lurk just beyond its borders like evil sentries, so Charley has been forbidden from leaving the sacred grounds. Luckily, she has her loyal team with her, and they’re a scrappy bunch who won’t let a few thirsty hellhounds deter them.

While the team scours the prophesies, searching for clues on the Twelve, for a way to kill them or at least send them back to hell, Charley just wants answers and is powerless to get them. But the mass of friends they’ve accrued helps. They convince her even more that everyone in her recent life has somehow been drawn to her, as though they were a part of a bigger picture all along. Their presence is comforting. But the good feelings don’t last for long because Charley is about to get the surprise of her crazy, mixed-up, supernatural life….

I haven’t read these books as of yet, but plan to over the summer. They sound like the perfect book series for me to read while camping.

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One lucky Five dollar Shake reader will win a No Rest for the Dead Book series & Mug Prize Pack!
No Rest for the Dead Book series

Prize includes (1) branded coffee mug, plus the complete Charley Davidson series! Provided by St. Martin’s Press.

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No Rest for the Dead Book series & Mug Prize Pack

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  1. Patricia says:

    The Hunger Games trilogy. I love the adventure.

  2. bill norris
    Twitter: bnchile4444

    One of Jay Johnstones book about his time in baseball.

  3. Kris I. says:

    Abundance of Katherines by john green

  4. Nicole Sender says:

    No Safe House by Linwood Barclay

  5. Terra Heck says:

    The last book I read was Contaminated by Em Garner. It was really good YA book. Thanks.

  6. Nancy L.R. says:

    I’ve been in a horrible book slump, but I am reading Bitten by Kelley Armstrong at the moment and really enjoying it! 🙂

  7. mrsshukra says:

    Andy Cohen Diaries was fun!

  8. Rick M.
    Twitter: justspecial2

    Hunger Games

  9. Marty C. says:

    The Bill Bryson book about the events of the summer of 1927, I’m drawing a blank on the title. “One Summer in America” or something like that.

  10. rebecca day says:

    The Hunger Games!

  11. bn100 says:

    Da Vinci Code

  12. Shanda J says:

    The book I am currently reading and enjoying is called “The Road to Character”. It is not only entertaining but also teaches us to change our morals and values for the better.

  13. Autumnborn says:

    Currently read ” The Girls Guide to Werewolves” . Yeah, loving the bad boys!!!

  14. It’s been a little while since I’ve read a good book, but I’d say Inferno by Dan Brown.

  15. Debbie Welchert says:

    The Stand by Stephen King

  16. “The Summer Girls” by Mary Alice Monroe.

  17. Daniel M says:

    tales of known space by larry niven