Authors: Diana Xarissa
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
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
Aunt Bessie knows she’s in for a long evening when she joins her friends
to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
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.
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.
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
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
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
The family is now
living near Buffalo, New York, where Diana enjoys writing about the island that
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.
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