{Virtual Book Tour} Pump Up Your Book Presents Fog City Strangler Virtual Book Publicity Tour

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Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Greg Messel’s Fog City Strangler virtual book tour February 3 – March 28!

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PUYB Inside the Book

FogCityStrangler_3DGroup Title: Fog City Strangler
Author: Greg Messel
Publisher: Sunbreaks Publishing
Pages: 453
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Romance
Format: Paperback, Kindle

As 1958 nears an end San Francisco is being terrorized by a man who calls himself the “Fog City Strangler,” who preys on pretty young blonde women.  The strangler announces each murder by sending a note and piece of cloth from the victim’s dresses to the local newspapers.

Private eye Sam Slater is worried that the Fog City Strangler may be eyeing his beautiful blonde wife, stewardess Amelia Ryan. Sam’s angst mounts as the strangler continues to claim more victims. His anxiety is further fueled when TWA launches an advertising campaign with Amelia’s picture on a series of billboards plastered all over the city. Sam fears the billboards may attract too much attention–the wrong kind of attention.

Meanwhile, Sam and Amelia are hired to try to find the missing daughter of a wealthy dowager who fears she has lost her only child. The missing woman went for a walk with her dog on Stinson Beach, near San Francisco, and seemingly vanished into thin air. The woman’s husband arrived at their beach house and found the dog running loose but there was no trace of his wife. The police are stumped in their investigation.

As Sam and Amelia look into the disappearance of the woman on the beach they discover that nothing is as it seems at first glance. On a stormy night a shadowy figure sets fire to the beach house where the couple is staying–hoping to stop their investigation.

Fog City Strangler is a stand-alone thriller but is part of the Sam Slater Mystery Series–Last of the Seals, Deadly Plunge and San Francisco Secrets.


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Discuss this book in our PUYB Virtual Book Club at Goodreads by clicking HERE.

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PUYB Meet the Author

Greg Messel Greg Messel grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and now lives in Edmonds, Washington on the Puget Sound with his wife, Carol.  Fog City Strangler is his seventh novel and is the fourth in a new series of Sam Slater mystery novels. Greg has lived in Oregon, Washington, California, Wyoming and Utah and has always loved writing, including stints as a reporter, columnist and news editor for a daily newspaper.

Follow news about Messel’s writings and books at www.gregmessel.com.

Connect & Socialize with Greg!


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Giveaway 5

Greg Messel is giving away a 3 book set of his Sam Slater Mystery Series (Last of the Seals, Deadly Plunge and San Francisco Secrets AND a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

  • By entering the giveaway, you are confirming you are at least 18 years old.
  • One winner will be chosen via Rafflecopter to receive the 3 book set and $25 Amazon Gift Card.
  • This giveaway begins February 3 and ends on March 28.
  • Winner will be contacted via email on Monday, March 31, 2014.
  • Winner has 48 hours to reply.

Good luck everyone!


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PUYB Tour Schedule A Monday, February 3

Interview at Examiner

Tuesday, February 4

Book Trailer Reveal at The Book Connection

Wednesday, February 5

Book Review & Guest Blogging at Vic’s Media Room

Thursday, February 6

Interview at Mia Downing

Friday, February 7

Book Featured at Margay Leah Justice

Sunday, February 9

Book Review at Memories in a Box

Monday, February 10

Book Review at Miki’s Hope

Tuesday, February 11

Book Review at Carol’s Notebook

Wednesday, February 12

Book Review at Not Everyone’s Mama

Friday, February 14

Book Featured at Raven Reviews

Monday, February 17

Book Review & Guest Blogging at Queen of All She Reads

Tuesday, February 18

Guest Blogging at Lori’s Reading Corner

Wednesday, February 19

Book Review at Emeraldfire’s Bookmarkmark

Thursday, February 20

Book Featured at Emeraldfire’s Bookmark

Friday, February 21

Book Review at Mystery Thrillers and Romantic Suspense

Saturday, February 22

Book Review at Bound 4 Escape

Monday, February 24

Book Featured at Literary Winner

Tuesday, February 25

Guest Blogging at My Reading Table

Wednesday, February 26

Book Trailer Reveal at The Dark Phantom

Thursday, February 27

Book Featured at My Reading Table

Friday, February 28

Book Review at Celtic Lady’s Reviews

Monday, March 3

Interview at Authors to Watch

Tuesday, March 4

Interview at As the Page Turns

Book Trailer Reveal at Confessions of a Reader

Wednesday, March 5

Book Review at Books, Reviews, ETC.

Guest Blogging at Alaskan Book Cafe

Thursday, March 6

Book Featured at Bookalicious Travel Addict

Friday, March 7

Book Review at My Reading Table

Monday, March 10

Book Trailer Reveal at Emeraldfire’s Bookmark

Tuesday, March 11

Book Review at Deal Sharing Aunt

Wednesday, March 12

Guest Blogging at Bookingly Yours

Thursday, March 13

Book Review at Laurie’s Thoughts and Reviews

Friday, March 14

Book Review at Bibliotica

Monday, March 17

Book Review at Bless Their Hearts Moms

Guest Blogging at Books Books the Magical Fruit

Tuesday, March 18

Book Review at Southeast by Midwest

Book Review at Every Free Chance Book Reviews

Wednesday, March 19

Guest Blogging at The Writer’s Life

Thursday, March 20

Book Featured at My Devotional Thoughts

Friday, March 21

Book Review & Guest Blogging at My Book Addiction and More

Book Featured at Confessions of a Reader

Guest Blogging at I Heart Reading

Monday, March 24

Interview at PUYB Virtual Book Club

Tuesday, March 25

Book Trailer Reveal at Literarily Speaking

Wednesday, March 26

Book Featured at Authors & Readers Book Corner

Thursday, March 27

Book Review at Hezzi D’s Books and Cooks

Guest Blogging at Cherry Mischievous

Friday, March 28

Book Review & Guest Blogging at Jersey Girl Book Reviews

Book Featured at Maureen’s Musings

Book Review at From the TBR Pile

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