Tina Kashian

Cozy Mystery Author


Killer Kebabs at the Jersey Shore


HUMMUS AND HOMICIDE is here! I’m super excited and offering great prizes.

Hummus and Homicide

A delectable read! ” – Bestselling Author Shelley Freydont

4 Stars! “Clever and charming…A culinary delight that will have readers salivating over the food and hungry for literary answers.” – RT Book Reviews

When Lucy Berberian quits her Philadelphia law firm and heads home to Ocean Crest, she knows what she’s getting—the scent of funnel cake, the sight of the wooden roller coaster, and the tastes of her family’s Mediterranean restaurant. But murder wasn’t on the menu…

Things are slow in the off-season in this Jersey Shore town, but Lucy doesn’t mind. She doesn’t even mind waitressing at the Kebab Kitchen. Her parents have put in a new hummus bar, with ever flavor from lemon to roasted red pepper. It’s fun to see their calico cat again, and to catch up with her old BFF, who’s married to a cop now.

She could do without Heather Banks, though. The Gucci-toting ex-cheerleader is still as nasty as she was back in high school…and unfortunately, she’s just taken over as the local health inspector. Just minutes after eating at the Kebab Kitchen—where she’s tallied up a whole list of bogus violations—she falls down dead in the street. Word on the grapevine is it’s homicide, and Lucy’s the number one suspect…


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 To celebrate, Kensington Publishing Corp. is running a cozy mystery promotion at Barnes & Noble. Buy three cozies and get one free! You can also enter a sweepstakes to win more books.

GIVEAWAY! I’m participating in a blog tour from February 26-March 11 to celebrate the release of the book and offering free copies of Hummus and Homicide and a $10 Amazon gift card. Click here to enter.

Here’s where I’ll be! Comment for a chance to win!

February 26 – Socrates’ Book Reviews               

February 26 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy &, Sissy, Too! 

February 27 – The Self-Rescue Princess            

February 27 – Babs Book Bistro 

February 28 – The Pulp and Mystery Shelf       

February 28 – Reading Is My SuperPower 

February 28 – T’s Stuff 

March 1 – Cinnamon, Sugar and a Little Bit of Murder       

March 1 – Island Confidential 

March 2 – Moonlight Rendezvous                      

March 2 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews 

March 3 – The Power of Words                           

March 3 – La libreria di Beppe 

March 4 – StoreyBook Reviews 

March 5 – Back Porchervations                           

March 5 – Laura’s Interests 

March 5 – Read Your Writes Book Reviews 

March 6 – The Book’s the Thing                         

March 6 – The Montana Bookaholic 

March 6 – Mysteries with Character 

March 7 – My Reading Journeys                          

March 7 – Book Babble 

March 7 – A Blue Million Books 

March 8 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews 

March 8 – A Holland Reads 

March 9 – Texas Book-aholic 

March 9 – Varietats 

March 10 – Melina’s Book Blog 

March 10 – Bibliophile Reviews 

March 11 – Cozy Up With Kathy 

March 11 – Brooke Blogs 


As for me, I also write adventurous historical romances under the pen name Tina Gabrielle, and you can find all those books at tinagabrielle.com

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