Aunt Bessie Joins (An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery Book 10) (31 page)



Thanks to everyone on my team.
I couldn’t do this without

My editor, Denise.

My beta readers, Charlene,
Janice, Ruth and Margaret.

My photographer for cover
art, Kevin.

And, most importantly,

My readers, who mean the world to me!
Thank you to everyone who has taken the
time to get in touch and share their thoughts on Bessie and her friends.
I love hearing from you!

Coming October 14, 2016


Aunt Bessie Knows


An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery


By Diana


Aunt Bessie knows she’s in for a long evening when she joins her friends
to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

In Elizabeth
experience, New Year’s
Eve parties are never as fun as they ought to be.
When she’s invited to share the night
with her new
, she reluctantly
agrees, in spite of her misgivings.

Aunt Bessie knows that gorgeous redhead,
Carter-Maxwell is drunk and slightly out of control.

But when
starts flirting with Hugh
Watterson, the young police constable who is Bessie’s friend,
manages to upset Hugh’s girlfriend, Grace.
By the time midnight arrives, Bessie is
more than ready to head for home, but first she agrees to join in the search
for the now missing

Aunt Bessie knows that Hugh Watterson didn’t kill anyone.

And she’s certain that his supervisor, John Rockwell, knows it too.
Unfortunately, it’s Inspector Anna
Lambert heading up this particular investigation.
As evidence against Hugh seems to be
piling up fast, Bessie knows she’s going to have to do some of her own detective

This is book eleven in the Isle of Man Cozy Mystery Series.


Have you
read all of the Aunt Bessie Cozy Mysteries?

Aunt Bessie Assumes

Aunt Bessie Believes

Aunt Bessie Considers

Aunt Bessie Decides

Aunt Bessie Enjoys

Aunt Bessie Finds

Aunt Bessie Goes

Aunt Bessie’s Holiday

Aunt Bessie Invites

Aunt Bessie Joins

Aunt Bessie Knows (release
October 14, 2016)


By the same author

The Markham Sisters Cozy
Mystery Novellas

The Appleton Case

The Bennett Case

The Chalmers Case

The Donaldson Case

The Ellsworth Case

The Fenton Case (release
date: September 16, 2016)

The Green Case (release
December 16, 2016)


The Isle of Man Romance

Island Escape

Island Inheritance

Island Heritage

Island Christmas


About the Author

up in Erie, Pennsylvania, earned a BA in history from Allegheny College and
eventually ended up in Silver Spring, Maryland.
There she met her husband, who swept her
off her feet and moved her to Derbyshire for a short while.
Eventually, the couple relocated to the
Isle of Man.

The Isle of Man was home for Diana and her
family for over ten years.
their time there, Diana completed an MA in Manx Studies through the University
of Liverpool.
The family is now
living near Buffalo, New York, where Diana enjoys writing about the island that
she loves.

Diana also writes mystery/thrillers set in
the not-too-distant future under the pen name “Diana X. Dunn” and
fantasy/adventure books for middle grade readers under the pen name “D.X.

She would be delighted to know what you
think of her work and can be contacted through snail mail at:


PO Box 72

Clarence, NY


Or find her on Facebook,
or on her website at

You can sign up for her monthly newsletter
on the website and be among the first to know about new releases, as well as
find out about contests and giveaways and see the answers to the questions she
gets asked the most.


Other books

Marrying a Delacourt by Sherryl Woods
Ballers Bitches by King, Deja
Edwards Exploits by Jacqueline M. Wilson
Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon
The Rules for Breaking by Elston, Ashley Copyright 2016 - 2023