Burying Daisy Doe by Ramona Richards ~ Book Review + Giveaway

December 10, 2020


Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Burying Daisy Doe by Ramona Richards, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!


Burying Daisy Doe
Title: Burying Daisy Doe 
Series: Star Cavanaugh Cold Case, Book 1 
Author: Ramona Richards 
Publisher: Kregel Publications 
Release Date: November 17, 2020 
Genre: Christian Suspense 

No cold case is more important than the one that destroyed her own family 

Every small town has one unsolved case that haunts its memory, festering for generations below the surface with the truth of humanity's darkness. Star Cavanaugh is obsessed with the one that tore her family apart. 

Over sixty years ago, Daisy Doe was murdered and discarded outside Pineville, Alabama, buried without a name or anyone to mourn her loss. When Star's father tried to solve the case, he was also killed. Now a cold-case detective with resources of her own, Star is determined to get to the bottom of both crimes. But she'll have to face an entire town locked in corruption, silence, and fear--and the same danger that took two other lives. The only people in the town she can trust are her grandmother and the charming Mike Luinetti, and both of them trust a God Star isn't sure she believes in. Can Christians so focused on the good really help her track down this evil? 

With an irresistible combination of sharp suspense, faith, humor, and authentic regional flavor, Burying Daisy Doe will draw fans of Terri Blackstock, Margaret Maron, Jaime Jo Wright, and J.T. Ellison. 

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This was my first book from this author and I enjoyed it. I must be honest though, it took me a few chapters to really get into the story. I am not sure if I was just tired or what but I definitely had to talk myself into not giving up on it and I'm glad I didn't. Burying Daisy Doe is a time slip novel which I absolutely love because it helps you understand the story just a little better. 

In this story we meet Star Cavanaugh who is a detective digging into a cold case regarding her father and Daisy Doe. In doing so she uncovers that everyone in that small town is hiding something in their lives. We also meet Roscoe Carver who is another one of the main characters and the key for uncovering the truth about everything that has happened in this case.

We meet some interesting characters and there is a romance element, although to me it wasn't a captivating part of the story. There is such a big suspense/mystery aspect that your focus when reading is trying to solve who committed the crime. The author does a great job at keeping you guessing. I think she also did an amazing job at bringing forth some difficult topics of anti-semitism and racism. If you enjoy time slips and mystery novels then you should definitely give this book a try! 

(I received this book from the author through Just Read. I was not required to post a positive review. All views expressed are only my honest opinion.)


Ramona Richards

Ramona Richards is the award-winning author of 12 books, including 9 novels. She has also worked as an editor in Christian publishing for forty years, and is now the associate publisher for Iron Stream Media. She lives in the Birmingham, Alabama, area. 

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(1) winner will receive a $20 Visa card and a signed copy of Burying Daisy Doe and Murder in the Family!

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