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Sunday, July 27, 2014

BOOK TOUR & Giveaway - The Girl in Black Pajamas by Chris Birdy

R&B Investigations is under attack. Their employee is shot in the back as he enters the building, and a hacker is trying to compromise their secure network. While the Boston police investigate the shooting, Bogie McGruder needs to find the culprit who is trying to put them out of business.

Bogie and his partner Rose Jones can’t disclose their internet problems to the cops since Bogie is a hacker himself.

Bogie McGruder returns to Boston with his four- year-old daughter Isabella. He joins up with Rose Jones’ uncle Walter who is fresh for Lompoc Prison. Bogie and Walter strengthen their firewalls while they try to determine who is behind the invasion. As the R&B team hones in on the culprit, they uncover several murders and discover a plot to wipe out the financial institutions in Boston.

While Bogie is in Boston, his extended family in Palm Beach becomes enmeshed in a sex scandal that threatens to ruin lives and careers in the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.

Feeling like a wishbone about to snap, Bogie tries to handle problems in both cities while Isabella continues her quest for someone to teach her the Five-Point-Palm-Exploding-Heart technique as seen in Kill Bill Volume 2.

This tale of murder, revenge and greed takes the reader on a whirlwind trip from Boston to Palm Beach and back. Buckle your seatbelt!

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"Multiple generations of dysfunction catch up to a once-prominent Boston police family in Birdy’s elaborate debut mystery." - Kirkus Reviews for The Girl in White Pajamas

"Best Book I've read in a long time. You really feel like you're walking through the streets of Boston with the writer. Can't wait for the next book to come out! Thank you Chris Birdy for a truly entertaining read!" - from Goodreads for The Girl in White Pajamas

"This is one of the most suspenseful and exciting murder mysteries I have ever read."  - from Amazon for The Girl in White Pajamas

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The Girl in White Pajamas
When Officer Bud the PR face of the Boston Police Department is gunned down, his brother, Bogie McGruder, returns from Palm Beach for the funeral. Since the BPD is investigating the death of one of their own, Bogie believes his trip to Boston will be a short condolence visit and a chance to meet his secret love child.

But interacting with a family fueled by alcohol and mired in scandals, Bogie is reminded why he does investigations for his Boston based company from a computer in Florida. Although Bogie wants to contact his ex-lover, Bailey Hampfield, he’s reluctant to do so since Bailey dumped him four years earlier. Knowing that Bailey had his child after she cut him loose, Bogie ponders how he can establish a relationship with the three year old daughter he’s never met. While he thinks about it, Bailey gets in touch with him and asks for protection. Someone is trying to kill her.

By the time Bogie meets Isabella, it’s apparent that he still loves the mother and adores the child. Bogie tells himself that he’s not interested in the BPD investigation into Bud’s death, but he continues to be drawn into it while trying to discover who is attempting to kill Bailey. The investigations seem to parallel each other, then intersect and become intertwined. As the story develops, Isabella, a precocious child obsessed with martial arts, slowly becomes the focus.

The underlying theme of this mystery is lies. Everyone seems to be running on lies and half truths. The only pure and true character is The Girl in White Pajamas.

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About the Author
Chris Birdy was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating from high school, she did a four year stint in the Middle East. When she returned to the States, Chris settled down in the Boston area and became a true Bostonian by collecting college degrees while raising a family.

For more than twenty years, Chris has been a member of the legal community performing investigative work for Boston law firms conducting business in rough housing projects and crack house neighborhoods.  Several years ago, while sitting in a courtroom with a client, Chris watched as a police officer was lambasted by an attorney. The attorney was defending a young woman who crashed her car into two other vehicles before she passed out drunk behind the wheel. The occupants of the other cars were seriously hurt and the cop, a former EMT, tried to assist the injured while waiting for ambulances to arrive. The attorney questioned the cop's every move, shredded his testimony and made him seem inept. Embarrassed, the cop returned to his seat beside me and muttered, "Everybody lies. The judges lie, the lawyers lie, the witnesses lie.."  Chris wanted to tell him not to worry that in about five years he'd be just as good a liar as they were. The seeds for The Girl in White Pajamas were planted in that courtroom.

Chris lives outside of Boston and in Palm Beach, Florida with her husband.

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1 Lucky Winners will win $25 Amazon GC or Paypal Cash 
(winners choice)
Ending on Sunday 26th October at 11.59pm EST
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34 comments:

  1. Palm Beach because I have only been to Florida once and I loved it.

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  2. Gabrielle CompolongoOctober 11, 2014 at 7:05 PM

    Boston! Love New England!

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  3. Palm Beach as it is located in a tropics.

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  4. I would prefer Palm Beach because the weather is much nicer in Palm Beach than Boston.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  5. I prefer Boston - it has more history. Plus I live in Florida so Palm Beach is NBD.

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  6. I would rather be in Palm Beach, a lot nicer weather.

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  7. Palm Beach. I am a warm weather girl.

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  8. Boston or Palm Beach? Where would you rather be and why???

    boston in the spring,palm beach anytime..

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  9. Palm Beach because it would seem more relaxing

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  10. probably palm beach because it seems more glamorous

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  11. Palm Beach -- it's all about the beach for me!!!
    Rafflecopter name: Enelram

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  12. For a vacation, definitely Boston. I love visiting historical places. Plus, I live in Florida, an hour from the beach, so it's really not a huge deal for me.

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  13. Palm Beach, the weather is nice there.

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  14. Palm Beach! Warm weather over snow any day :)

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  15. Boston, because i've never been there.

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  16. Palm Beach is where to party, because it can get crazy!

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  17. I'd rather go to Boston because my husband hasn't been there yet Rosanne rosans4@comcast.net

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  18. Boston, more culture and history

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  19. I would rather be in Boston, because I love history.

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  20. I would like to go to Boston because I have never been to that part of the country before.

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  21. I would rather go to Palm Beach because I love the ocean!

    annemarie562000(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  22. I would rather go to Palm Beach since it's warmer! I've been to Boston, but never to Palm Beach!

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  23. I have lived both places so neither excite me lol but right now I'd rather be here in Boston just because I love the snow and its about that time!

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  24. Boston! Because I've already been to Florida!

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  25. I would rather be at Palm Beach because I hate the cold. Thank you

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  26. Palm Beach because winter is coming.

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  27. OMG, Palm beach for the beach. Wow, the prize is fab. & splendid. 2 fingers snap. It is tight, fly & off the chain. Thank you for the awesomeness, the contest, and generosity

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  28. I'd rather be in Hawaii. So beautiful!

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  29. I can't praise Sharon, the Beckvalley Book tour and the bloggers enough. They are all professional, knowledgeable and super-nice people. I'm anxious to work with them again when The Girl in Red Pajamas comes out. Kudos! You're all great

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    1. Thanks so much Chris, the girls are so excited to get their hands on the next one especially now they know the new color lol xx

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