Prose and Cons
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Prose and Cons


Magic, books, and cats collide in a village near Niagara Falls in the latest mystery from the author of Crime and Poetry...
In Cascade Springs, New York, Violet Waverly and her grandma, Daisy, are the proprietors of Charming Books, where the power of the written word is positively enchanting...
October in Cascade Springs means tourists are pouring in for the annual Food and Wine Festival, and Daisy hopes to draw those crowds to the store. She asks Violet and the local writing group, the Red Inkers, to give a reading of the works of Edgar Allan Poe on the shop’s front porch to entertain the revelers. Everyone eagerly agrees.
Yet their enthusiasm is soon extinguished when Violet discovers one of the writers dead in the shop moments before the event. After the shop magically tells Violet she’ll need to rely on Poe’s works to solve the murder, she enlists the help of her trusty tuxedo cat, Emerson, and the shop’s crow, Faulkner. But they must act fast before someone else’s heart beats nevermore...

Title:Prose and Cons
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Mass Market Paperback
Number of Pages:323 pages

    Prose and Cons Reviews

  • Book of Secrets
    Jan 10, 2017

    5 StarsLoved this book, LOVE this series! PROSE AND CONS continues the story of Violet Waverly as the caretaker of a magical bookstore in Upstate New York. Charming Books is an amazing shop where the ...

  • Fred
    Nov 15, 2016

    Prose and Cons is the second book in the A Magical Bookshop Mystery series.Another entertaining visit with Violet and her grandmother Daisy at their bookstore, Charming Books, where your next book fin...

    Dec 17, 2016

    Dollycas’s ThoughtsIt’s all about Poe at Charming Books. To draw visitors to the bookstore during the Food and Wine Festival, the Red Inkers decide to do readings by the famous writer of mystery a...

  • Marlene
    Dec 18, 2016

    Violet has now settled into her role as the caretaker and getting into her daily routine of minding the shop, the tree and teaching at the local college. She is also reconnecting with her old friend L...

  • Karen
    Jan 10, 2017

    Book number two in this series does not disappoint!This cozy includes a magical bookstore where the books choose you; and a resident crow that talks. A murder of a not well liked citizen along with he...

  • Lisa Morin
    Oct 09, 2016

    When I open a book written by Amanda Flower, I know I will be transported into a world full of surprises. Prose and Cons is the second book in the Magical Bookshop Mysteries. Set in the quaint town of...

  • Cathy Daniel
    Dec 14, 2016

    Great book. I didn't guess the killer. Who the killer was made me a little sad but that's all I'll say on that! Definitely left things hanging as far as her family and possible love interests. Can't w...

    Jan 04, 2017 and ConsA Magical Bookshop Mystery #2By Amanda FlowerISBN#9780451477453Amandaflower.comBrought to you by OBS Reviewer DanieleSynopsis: In Cascade Springs,...

  • Kristina
    Nov 18, 2016

    Prose and Cons by Amanda Flowers is the second book in A Magical Bookshop Mystery series. Violet Waverly is the new Caretaker and co-owner of Charming Books in Cascade Springs, New York. Violet’s gr...

  • Kristi
    Nov 17, 2016

    I love reading cozy mysteries by Amanda Flower. When I open the book I know I am in for an entertaining and fun read with a mystery that won't scare me senseless and have me sleeping with one eye open...

About Amanda Flower

Amanda Flower

Amanda Flower, an Agatha-nominated mystery author, started her writing career in elementary school when she read a story she wrote to her sixth grade class and had the class in stitches with her description of being stuck on the top of a Ferris wheel. She knew at that moment she’d found her calling of making people laugh with her words. Her debut mystery, Maid of Murder, was an Agatha Award Nomine