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Teresa Trent

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Teresa Trent writes hilarious cozy mysteries that take place in the small towns of Texas. She was first inspired to create Pecan Bayou after visiting the Texas Hill Country to view the millions of springtime flowers alongside the roads and highways.
Teresa also writes the Piney Woods Series with Camel Press and debuted the first book in the series January 2018.
Her latest book,Die a Yellow Ribbon. has Betsy, The Happy Hinter obsessed with tidying up as all of the lovable characters return for an amazing race to find the Golden Pecan!
Teresa also features other cozy authors and cozy giveaways on her blog, Books to the Ceiling, that can be followed right here on Goodreads or you can join over a thousand people who follow her at teresatrent.blo
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Book Review: The First to Lie

We’ve all been home for a while, so let’s mess with your head. Can you tell when someone is lying to you? The liar may touch their hair or lips, keep everything vague, and repeat your questions back to you. Even with all those “tells” it can be difficult to spot a liar.





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You know the old saying "Be careful what you wish for.", well this humorous book illustrates just how bad it can get. When Sam, a librarian on Galveston Island thinks of unrequited love Duncan, she still pines for him. She is surprised to learn he wi ...more
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“But men like my father didn’t seem to exist in my generation. So here I was, seven years later, The Happy Hinter, popular blogger, columnist and author. No one needed to know this hinter hadn’t always been happy.”
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Teresa #Mystery Week is coming up and I have a big surprise for fans of the Pecan Bayou Mystery Series! Check back on May 1.


Teresa My main character Betsy has a chat and a chai with main character Chloe Carstairs from Murder on the First Day of Christmas over at Chloe Gets a Clue today. Just what do two fictional amateur sleuths talk about anyway?


Teresa Guest Post at Melina's Book Blog Today and a 5 Star Review for Buzzkill! The cozy world of writing-less graphic, more fun.


Teresa New review of Buzzkill today at ReadALot. 4 Stars-Thank you Rhonda :)


Teresa My tour continues! Yesterday I was interviewed over at Cozy Up With Kathy and today, Betsy, my main character gets a few questions at Melissa’s Mochas, Mysteries and More.


Teresa I’m being interviewed today at Cozy Up With Kathy. She really had me thinking! Do you believe in ghosts?


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