09 January, 2019

Academic Curveball (Braxton Campus Mysteries) by James J. Cudney Book Tour and Giveaway! @jamescudney4

Academic Curveball (Braxton Campus Mysteries) by James J. Cudney

About the Book

Cozy Mystery 1st in Series 
Independently Published (October 14, 2018) 
Paperback: 281 pages 
ISBN-10: 172877876X
ISBN-13: 978-1728778761 
When Kellan Ayrwick returns home for his father’s retirement, he finds a dead body in Diamond Hall’s stairwell.
Unfortunately, Kellan has a connection to the victim, and so do several members of his family. Soon after, the college's athletic program receives mysterious donations, a nasty blog denounces his father and someone attempts to change students' grades.
Someone is playing games on campus, but none of the facts add up.
With the help of his eccentric and trouble-making nana, Kellan tries to stay out of the sheriff’s way. But who is behind the murder?

About the Author

James is my given name, but most folks call me Jay. I live in New York City, grew up on Long Island, and graduated from Moravian College with a degree in English literature. I spent fifteen years building a technology career in the retail, sports, media, and entertainment industries. I enjoyed my job, but a passion for books and stories had been missing for far too long. I’m a voracious reader in my favorite genres (thriller, suspense, contemporary, mystery, and historical fiction), as books transport me to a different world where I can immerse myself in so many fantastic cultures and places. I’m an avid genealogist who hopes to visit all the German, Scottish, Irish, and British villages my ancestors emigrated from in the 18th and 19th centuries. I frequently blog and publish book reviews on everything I read at ThisIsMyTruthNow via WordPress.
Writing has been a part of my life as much as my heart, my mind, and my body. I decided to pursue my passion by dusting off the creativity inside my head and drafting outlines for several novels. I quickly realized I was back in my element growing happier and more excited with life each day. My goal in writing is to connect with readers who want to be part of great stories and who enjoy interacting with authors. To get a strong picture of who I am, check out my author website or my blog. It’s full of humor and eccentricity, sharing connections with everyone I follow—all in the hope of building a network of friends across the world.

When I completed the first book, Watching Glass Shatter, I knew I’d stumbled upon my passion again, suddenly dreaming up characters, plots, and settings all day long. I chose my second novel, Father Figure, through a poll on my blog where I let everyone vote for their favorite plot and character summaries. It is with my third book, Academic Curveball,, the first in the Braxton Campus Mysteries, where I immersed myself in a college campus full of so much activity, I could hardly stop thinking about new murder scenes or character relationships to finish writing the current story. Come join in the fun!

  List of Books & Blog 
 Glass Shatter (October 2017) 
Father Figure (April 2018) 
Braxton Campus Mysteries 
Academic Curveball - #1 (October 2018) 
Broken Heart Attack - #2 (November 2018) 
Flower Power Trip - #3 (Early 2019)   

Websites & Blog 
Website: https://jamesjcudney.com 
Blog: https://thisismytruthnow.com   

Social Media Links 
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/James-J.-Cudney/e/B076B6PB3M/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamescudney4 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JamesJCudneyIVAuthor 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BraxtonCampusMysteries 
Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/james-j-cudney
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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamescudney4 
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/jamescudney4   

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  1. Thank you very much for sharing today's post on my book for the blog tour. I appreciate it!



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