Friday, November 10, 2017

King Harald's Snow Job-A Great Escapes Tour-Book Review/Giveaway

About the book (provided by Great Escapes Tours)
It’s early December and Andy Skyberg is itching to blow town for a weekend of holiday cheer with old friends—including a date with an attractive divorcée who thinks he’s hot.
But first, Aunt Bev needs a teensy bit of help. She’s managing the Girls’ Weekend Out event at the Beaver Tail Resort and could use some extra muscle. Andy figures he can spare a few hours before hitting the road.
Mother Nature, though, has other plans. A giant blizzard makes an unexpected turn. Andy and his pooch King Harald find themselves snowbound—in a hotel full of hard-partying women, stranded travelers, a hockey team, a man-eating novelist, a belligerent blogger, and one violent, devious jewel thief.
Before you know it, man and mutt are up to their noses in another case. It’s a winter wonderland of fast-paced fun and merry madness, as the sleuthing duo dig out from King Harald’s Snow Job.
And others are saying 
Mr. Audry is a wonderful storyteller. You will quickly find yourself immersed in this book and will have a difficult time putting in down.
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book
My favorite part of the Canine Cozy mysteries is when the story is told from Harald’s perspective. We get a glimpse into the canine mind and get Harald’s take on things without humanizing him.
~Cozy Up With Kathy
Author Richard Audry has added another cozily readable and eminently enjoyable King Harald novel to the series. I get a LOT of books in the mail, and I enjoy 99% of them. But nothing puts a smile on my face like when I get a royal visit. Long live the King!
~Back Porchervations
This is light, fun and clean; easy reading that I found very enjoyable. The story is told in third person mostly from Andy’s viewpoint but sometimes from Harald’s which is fun.
~Reviews by Martha’s Bookshelf
And I thought
Just the cover would have got me!  But this cozy canine mystery gives the reader much more than a 'welcoming' cover. 

The book begins with King Harold as he wonders just what his owner Andy is doing with a the strange silvery thing.  His phone. 
I enjoyed the perspective of King Harold.  A different dynamic for me that worked.  King Harold refers to Andy his master as 
'the boss'.   

'The Boss' aka Andy is the interim mayor having been elected into the job in a previous installment in this series.  Although I sure do want to see what I've missed Snow Job is a totally stand alone 
part of the series.  

The story begins with Andy planning a weekend of 'guy time' that is interrupted when his Aunt Bev calls and asks for his help for the day. Saying 'no' to Aunt Bev isn't an option so Andy and King 
Harold go to the resort just out of town to help Bev set up for the weekend.  

Since Aunt Bev is newly on the job Andy is ready to help her with the big events for the weekend.   But as he jumps into his helper position he soon realizes that Bev's boss isn't too into his new event coordinator.  So as a good nephew Andy decides to keeps 
Aunt Bev's back.

As much as Andy needs to get away to do the 'guy thing' he is stuck helping Aunt Bev and literally stuck because of a snow storm.

And then a priceless art object is stolen and Andy is recruited to investigate so word isn't leaked out about the theft.  

Snow Job is a fun story that will keep you interested to the end.  

The characters are fun and endearing.  I loved Andy, Aunt Bev,
and the minor characters the novelist who is hosting a book promo. and then there is the nurse who Andy is a little smitten with.  
The jeweler who is assaulted when the one of a kind necklace is stolen and the young new part-time security office who has to play detective to find out who did it.  

Overall the author Richard Audry, Andy and King Harald 
provided this reader with a warm and cozy and clean read.  

Any age reader would enjoy King Harald's Snow Job.

I received  a complimentary copy from Great Escapes Tours.
This review will appear on retail sites where available. 
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  1. Thanks so much for the great review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed Andy and Harald's snowbound adventure.

  2. I really enjoyed the description of the book. Would like to read more about King Harald.