Practical Sins for Cold Climates



When Val Cameron, A Senior Editor With A New York Publishing Company, Is Sent To The Canadian Northwoods To Sign A Reclusive Bestselling Author To A Contract, She Soon Discovers She Is Definitely Out Of Her Element Val Is Convinced She Can Persuade The Author Of That Blockbuster, The Nebula Covenant, To Sign With Her, But First She Has To Find Him Aided By A Float Plane Pilot Whose Wife Was Murdered Two Years Ago In A Case Gone Cold, Val S Hunt For The Recluse Takes On New Meaning Can She Clear Him Of Suspicion In That Murder Before She Links Her Own Professional Fortunes To The Publication Of His New Book When She Finds Herself Thrown Into A Wilderness Lake Community Where Livelihoods Collide, Val Wonders Whether The Prospect Of Running Into A Bear Might Be The Least Of Her Problems.Practical Sins for Cold Climates

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 282 pages
  • Practical Sins for Cold Climates
  • Shelley Costa
  • English
  • 13 December 2017

10 thoughts on “Practical Sins for Cold Climates

  1. says:

    Take Candace Bushnell s Carrie Bradshaw, transplant her to a Canadian version of the TV show Northern Exposure, and saddle her with a two year old unsolved murder and a soup on of chick lit romance, and you have Practical Sins for Cold Climates I should have hated this, right But somehow author Shelley Costa pulls it off magnificently Even as a fellow New Yorker, I found Valjean Val Cameron, a Donna Karan clad senior editor at a boutique publishing house, initially annoying, a woman whose c Take Candace Bushnell s Carrie Bradshaw, transplant her to a Canadian version of the TV show Northern Exposure, and saddle her with a two year old unsolved murder and a soup on of chick lit romance, and you have Practical Sins for Cold Climates I should have hated this, right But somehow author Shelley Costa pulls it off magnificently Even as a fellow New Yorker, I found Valjean Val Cameron, a Donna Karan clad senior editor at a boutique publishing house, initially annoying, a woman whose comfort zone is so tiny that she sees living without Carnegie Deli, a Starbucks specialty espresso coffee, and high count Egyptian cotton sheets as roughing it However, as Val encounters hardships in the Canadian North Woods that she couldn t have even imagined back in her apartment on East 51st Street in Manhattan, I admired her s...

  2. says:

    Thanks to NetGalley.com and the publisher for sending me this free ebook I enjoyed reading it and give it four out of five stars Val Cameron is a New York city book editor who is sent to northern Ontario to get a signed contract from a reclusive author She realizes that there is a possibility that he may be involved in a suspicious death two years before She could lose her job if she doesn t do due diligence She does...

  3. says:

    Practical Sins for Cold Climates is not the typical Henery Press adorable cozy mystery, yet I thoroughly enjoyed reading it The story is very well written, uncomfortable, haunting at times, and, eventually, honest.Valjean Cameron, the leading lady of the book, is a senior editor at a New York City based publishing company Due to her complicated relationship with her boss, she is sent to a small settlement on a remote lake in Canada to sign a best selling author Being a city girl through a Practical Sins for Cold Climates is not the typical Henery Press adorable cozy mystery, yet I thoroughly enjoyed reading it The story is very well written, uncomfortable, haunting at...

  4. says:

    This book wasn t bad It s a quick read but the characters are fully developed You really get inside the main character Val s head and learn what makes her tick She starts off seeming shallow but as you learnabout her, you realize she s not She actually becomes relatable as the book goes on.I m sorry but I have to say this Worst Title Ever And that cover did nothing to make me want to read it Which is unfortunate cuz once you get past all that, this isn t a bad mystery I liked This book wasn t bad It s a quick read but the characters are fully developed You really get inside the main character Val s head and learn what makes her tick She starts off seeming shallow but as you learnabout her, you realize she s not She actually becomes relatable as the book goes on.I m sorry but I have to say this Worst Title Ever And that cover did nothing to make me want to read it Which is unfortunate cuz once you get past all that, this isn t a bad mys...

  5. says:

    Val Cameron arrives in Northeast Canadian woods to do one thing in this alien area She has a contract to be signed by a best selling author Her plans are to spend one day getting the signature and return to New York at once Almost at once, her plans go astray as the author keeps disappearing Soon she is involved in a cold murder Her thoughts turned to the meaning of life How she managed the events in order not to become involved in her life changes I had problems get...

  6. says:

    In this edgy first in a new cozy series from Costa, Val Cameron, a senior editor at a New York publishing company, travels to the tiny town of Wendaban, Ontario A strong plot and engaging characters make for a well crafted mystery, and Val s humor...

  7. says:

    this was quite good, and i am pleased at thr fact that the characters were well developed A great read from thr far north of Ontario i loved the locale

  8. says:

    Copy provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review This was my first book written by this author and I really wanted to give it a try The plot looked interesting and fresh, different from all the other cliches I somehow managed to finish it forthan a week for cozy mysteries I usually need day or two and here are my thoughts The main character here is Valjean Val Cameron who works as an editor at a successful publishing house in Manhattan Her boss is a Copy provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review This was my first book written by this author and I really wanted to give it a try The plot looked interesting and fresh, different from all the other cliches I somehow managed to finish it forthan a week for cozy mysteries I usually need day or two and here are my thoughts The main character here is Valjean Val ...

  9. says:

    Practical Sins for a Cold Climate by Shelley Costa is the first book in the Val Cameron Mystery series Val Cameron has been sent to Lake Wendaban, Ontario Canada to get the reclusive Charles Cable to agree to let Schlesinger Publishing publish his latest book Val does not like remote wilderness, but she is not given a choice she had a little bit of trouble with her last client Her boss, Peter Hathaway a very odd duck with a shaved head and pajama like clothing insists that she go her job Practical Sins for a Cold Climate by Shelley Costa is the first book in the Val Cameron Mystery series Val Cameron has been sent to Lake Wendaban, Ontario Canada to get the reclusive Charles Cable to agree to let Schlesinger Publishing publish his latest book Val does not like remote wilderness, but she is not given a choice she had a little bit of trouble with her last client Her boss, Peter Hathaway a very odd duck with a shaved head and pajama like clothing insists that she go her job is on the line It sounds like an easy job, but if it sounds that easy it will not be Val tries to get Charles at a town meeting and ends up in the middle of a brawl Val gets knocked out and her contract destroyed There is unrest in the town over development.Wade Decker s wife, Leslie was murdered two years previously The case has yet to be solved There is a hint that Charles might have killed her Val wants to make sure to do her due diligence...

  10. says:

    Suspicious goings on in the Canadian Wilderness This is a very readable book, and if allowed I would have awarded three and a half stars, as I did enjoy it despite what I felt was an unconvincing plot.Valjean Cameron is an editor at a successful publishing house in Manhattan here boss is the rather strange Peter Holloway, who seems to have had a personality change, from conservative businessman to eccentric hippy.The business has been in trouble due to having published a book about paedophilia Suspicious goings on in the Canadian Wilderness This is a very readable book, and if allowed I would have awarded three and a half stars, as I did enjoy it despite what I felt was an unconvincing plot.Valjean Cameron is an editor at a successful publishing house in Manhattan here boss is the rather strange Peter Holloway, who seems to have had a personality change, from conservative businessman to eccentric hippy.The busi...

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