DSP Publications

September 24, 2019

ISBN: 978-1-64405-324-9

Cover art: Reese Dante

Genre: Mystery, contemporary romance

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September 2019 Favorite Book with Joyfully Jay

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The Mystery of the Bones

Snow & Winter: Book #4

It’s been a full year since the mystery that brought antique shop owner and part-time amateur sleuth Sebastian Snow together with NYPD homicide detective Calvin Winter. Patience, sanity, and their very lives have been put to the test, but love has persevered. Although Sebastian is now New York City’s best-known busybody, he’s done solving crimes and wants nothing more than to plan a romantic budget wedding.

Then Snow’s Antique Emporium receives a decapitated human head in the mail and the holidays are gory once again. Sebastian patently disregards the mystery of a lifetime because he is done with death and danger—but the killer escalates. Before Sebastian knows it, his closest friends and family are dragged into a series of horrific murders with antiquated clues hinting to the infamous Victorian American Bones Wars.

The clock is ticking to recover a long-lost artifact linked to paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope and to capture a murderer. But it’s not Sebastian who may become the next target—it’s Calvin.


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Praise for The Mystery of the Bones!

"All the stars for The Mystery of the Bones and the entire amazing Snow & Winter series!" - Gay Book Reviews

"I can't believe this author is as talented as she is!" - The Romance Reviews


"Again, this was a wonderful mind game for Sebastian to work out. I loved it ! I loved the series…A MUST READ!!!!" - Gloria Lakritz, Review Chair of the Paranormal Romance Guild

"They’ll [Sebastian and Calvin] also make you fall in love with them. I cannot recommend this one enough. Buckle your seatbelts and get ready for a fantastic ride!" - Joyfully Jay Reviews

"C.S. Poe does an incredible amount of research on each book to find just the perfect situation to draw Sebastian Snow into the mystery." - Two Chicks Obsessed

"I will say it again, I feel like each book in this series has just gotten stronger. I absolutely loved everything about this one." - Love Bytes Reviews

"I enjoyed this greatly, I almost read it in one sitting (work got in the way), and I strongly recommend this whole series if you enjoy cozy mysteries." - Gay Book Reviews

"For lovers of this series this is a beautiful ending and I for one am gutted it’s come to an end. I have really loved this one." - Alpha Book Club

"Only Poe can put paleontology, odd medical drawings, and cryptic Spencerian handwritten riddles together to create a truly spooky situation for our resident genius to figure out." - Paranormal Romance Guild

Featured Bestseller with Dreamspinner Press, Amazon, and Kobo.

September 2019 Recommended Read with Gay Book Reviews

September 2019 Book of the Week with Love Bytes Reviews

2019 Members' Choice Awards Nominee in:

Book of the Year


Law Enforcement

Main Character (Sebastian Snow)

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