August 30, 2016
Cover art: Reese Dante
Genre: Mystery, contemporary romance
2016 Members' Choice Awards Nominee in:
Main Character (Sebastian Snow)
The Mystery of Nevermore
Snow & Winter: Book #1
It’s Christmas, and all Sebastian Snow wants is for his business to make money and to save his floundering relationship with CSU detective, Neil Millett. But when Snow’s Antique Emporium is broken into and a heart is found under the floorboards, Sebastian can’t let the mystery rest.
He soon finds himself caught up in murder investigations that echo the macabre stories of Edgar Allan Poe. To make matters worse, Sebastian’s sleuthing is causing his relationship with Neil to crumble, while at the same time he’s falling hard for the lead detective on the case, Calvin Winter. Sebastian and Calvin must work together to unravel the mystery behind the killings, despite the mounting danger and sexual tension, before Sebastian becomes the next victim.
In the end, Sebastian only wants to get out of this mess alive, and live happily ever after with Calvin.
Praise for The Mystery of Nevermore!
"This book has an embarrassment of riches – an engaging plot that will hold your interest to the final page, two intriguing main characters with a sizzling sexual chemistry, a top-notch mystery with plenty of red herrings, wonderfully developed secondary characters (especially Sebastian’s father) – and best of all, it is the first book in a series..." - Gay Book Reviews
"A beautiful and riveting mystery and love story. A wonderful start to a new series." - Gay Book Reviews
"Fantastically great writer with gorgeous characters and a tight, nice plot. All the makings of a wonderful relationship between an author and readers." - Rhys Ford, author of Cole McGinnis series
"What’s next and how long do I have to wait for more Snow & Winter??!!" - The Blogger Girls
"The Mystery of Nevermore was a delight to read. A charming tale that was interesting, with deep enough sleuthing to be entertaining without the need for the brain of Sherlock Holmes." - Sinfully MM Book Reviews
"It was fantastically crafted." - MM Good Book Reviews
"The romance was sweet and hot, the mystery was well thought out and researched, and the ending was quite satisfying." - Joyfully Jay
"I really loved Sebastian’s character and wonder what kind of trouble the author will have him getting into next." - The Novel Approach
"My recommendation is that you grab a nice big cup of coffee, find a comfortable chair, and then let Poe tell you the wonderful story of Sebastian Snow and The Mystery of Nevermore." - Love Bytes Reviews
"I really did like Sebastian. He’s extra snarky and being in his brain is a fun ride." - Boy Meets Boy Reviews
"I can’t tell you how many times I laughed, smiled, snorted or just beamed at my kindle. Am I gushing? I feel like I’m gushing." - Rainbow Gold Reviews
"Great characters. Compelling story. Sexy romance with lots of tension. An interesting murder mystery. I’d definitely recommend picking this one up. I’m looking forward to reading more from this author for sure." - It's About The Book
"If you like murder mysteries with a twist, if complex characters with flaws and issues are your thing, and if you’re looking for an enthralling read that will not let you go until you turn the final page, then you will probably like this novel as much as I do." - Rainbow Book Reviews
"I COULD NOT PUT THIS BOOK DOWN. Where do I begin? Storyline? Check, characters? Check, mystery? Check, humor? Check, romance? Check check ! I am gushing I think..." - Gloria Lakritz of Paranormal Romance Guild
"This wasn't your typical romance/suspense. The dynamics of Calvin and Sebastian's relationship blurred the lines between professional and personal... I couldn't help but wonder, "what comes next for them?" I'm extremely interested to see where they go from here!" - The Romance Reviews
YouTube review of The Mystery of Nevermore available - Christina's Bookshelf
Featured Bestseller with DSP Publications, Amazon, and Kobo.
August 2016 Booyah Books with The Novel Approach
Best of 2016 with The Novel Approach
August 2016 Favorite Books with Joyfully Jay
August 2016 Recommended Reads with Gay Book Reviews
Top 2016 Reads with Gay Book Reviews
Nominated in Character Couple of 2016: Sebastian & Calvin
Top 2016 Reads with It's About the Book