In an attempt to escape hellish matrimony, Rachel Stanhope sojourns to her Aunt Miriam’s ranch in Colorado in search of some peace and comfort. As a favor to her aunt, a bird enthusiast, Rachel agrees to host meetings of the local birdwatching society. On her first expedition, however, instead of finding a LeConte’s sparrow, she makes a much more disturbing discovery: a dead body. Identified as a reporter for Birds of a Feather magazine, this man was trying to dig up troubling information on Miriam’s deceased husband and a bird trafficking scheme…and now sweet Aunt Miriam is the prime suspect in this fowl play.
“Everything you expect from a good mystery–a smart detective and a plot that takes some surprising twists…a terrific debut!” –Margaret Coel, New York Times bestselling author of the Wind River Mystery series.
“A Rant of Ravens is a deft and marvelous debut mystery set in the complex and colorful world of bird-watching.” –Earlene Fowler, national bestselling author of Seven Sisters
“A Rant of Ravens stars a gutsy heroine in fast-paced action with a chill-a-minute finale…enchant nature…A fine-feathered debut.” –Carolyn Hart, award-winning author of the Death on Demand and Henrie O mysteries.
Praise for the Birdwatcher’s Mystery series by Christine Goff
“Very entertaining. Birders and nature lovers alike will enjoy this new twist on the cozy mystery.” –The Mystery Reader
“You don’t have to be a bird lover to fall in love with Christine Goff’s charming Birdwatcher’s Mysteries.” –Tony Hillerman, New York Times bestselling author of the Navajo mystery series.
“The birds of the Rocky Mountains will warm the binoculars of birders who have waited a lifetime to see real stories about birds in a popular novel.”–Birding Business magazine
“Christine Goff’s Birdwatcher’s mysteries are engaging.” –Mystery Scene
“A wonderfully clever, charming, and addictive series.” –David Morrell, New York Times bestselling author of Murder as a Fine Art.
Christine Goff is the award-winning author of the bestselling “Birdwatcher’s Mystery” series. She began her career writing non-fiction for local, regional and national publication. Named Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ 2002 Writer of the Year, two of her novels were Finalists for the prestigious Willa Literary Award for Best Original Paperback Fiction. Her latest novel, DEATH SHOOTS A BIRDIE, was a Finalist for the Colorado Authors League Best Genre Fiction Award. Her Birdwatcher’s Mystery series focuses on environmental concerns through bird-related issues. The Birdwatchers Mystery books are scheduled to be re-released from Astor+Blue Editions in November 2014.Watch for a new release, A PARLIAMENT OF OWLS, in October 2015.