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Happy Tuesday!! I wanted to thank everyone for the awesome birthday wishes. I went to my parents on Friday and spent the night there. The next day, we celebrated with family and watched a few ballgames. This is where I have to say GO CATS!!! As in Kentucky Wildcats because they won our SEC Conference Tournament. How about that for a birthday present?!

Since NKU Basketball lost our Horizon League Tournament and didn't make it to the NCAA, we still get to go to the NIT. It's pretty exciting! Jack and the rest of the team gathered at the coach's house to watch the selection process. I bet that was fun for him! AND...NKU plays Louisville! Of course we are going tonight and I can't wait! Go Norse!

BUT....back to the birthday! Other than coffee, I LOVE LOVE LOVE butterflies. Call me a freak (that'd be an honor ;) ), but when Charlie had his leg amputated, I was a mess. Scooter was also uneasy when Charlie wasn't home. I jumped up and took Scooter for a walk. The butterfly in the photo below landed on my hand when I walked out of my house and stayed there for four miles until I walked back into my house. It was unbelievable. I swear it was God's way of telling me that everything was going to be okay. 

No joke! Every time I ask for a sign (like Charlie's toe amputation or even with Scooter or my family), butterflies appear in the strangest of place. Since then, I've adapted the butterfly as my spirit animal. 

Eddy got me a beautiful stained glass butterfly for my birthday. I couldn't wait to drive home and put it in my kitchen window. I love it. 


Did you know that today is the release of SIX FEET UNDER?

Get ready for a southern showdown!!
SIX FEET UNDER: A Paranormal Cozy Mystery (Kenni Lowry Mystery Series Book 4) 

If you haven't even started the Kenni Lowry Mystery Series, you can grab book 1, FIXIN' TO DIE for only .99 from the publisher! I'm not sure how long they'll keep it on sale, but grab it and tell your friends. Click here to buy!

Happy sippin'!

Do you belong to my Cozy Krew free private Facebook page? I've got a $50 gift card giveaway there this week! 

We'd love to have you!! AND don't miss out on Friend Friday where I give away a friend's book to a lucky reader!! Don't miss out anymore! Join today.
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Reader of the week:
Gina Griffin Johnson


"Your books are so full of character and home towniness. They make me smile."

Thank you, Gina!! I love seeing that smiling face. I'm honored you take time out of your day to read my books.

SQUEEE!!! I'm beyond please with how many readers are already leaving some awesome reviews for Cold Blooded Brew, book 4, in the very popular Killer Coffee Mystery Series! 

Welcome to the Bean Hive Coffeehouse where the gossip is as hot as the coffee!


Scene of the Grind 
Mocha and Murder 
Freshly Ground Murder 
Cold Blooded Brew 

In honor of my small hometown in Kentucky, Nicholasville, I'm featuring my family's gravy recipe since the Kenni Lowry Mystery Series is set in a cozy town!

OH MY GOODNESS!! We love our gravy and grits! I'm giving you my family secret gravy recipe. Eddy can't have it because it's FULL of gluten, but you're going to love it!! If you want to download the recipe, click here.



This week's Friend of Tonya's book sale is very special! Not only is it a new release, it's on sale for .99!! 

Murder of the Maestro by Anne Celeste Burke

This week's Tonya Kappes sale is 
book 5 
in the USA Today Bestselling series!

I've been writing away on the 11th book and I'm so excited and giddy to be hanging out with June Heal and the gang! It's been a hoot and a half and a wee-bit of murder! Click here!

Graby A Charming Magic for only .99. 
On sale through 3/20.

 Do you believe in signs like I believe in my butterfly? Leave me a comment (along with your email address) to be entered to win for this week's $10 Amazon Gift Card. 

Congratulations to Glady P., last week's winner! 

Happy sippin' Tuesday, Y'all!

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