Author Showcase ~ Fatal Fortune by Victoria Laurie

Fatal FortuneIn New York Times bestselling author Victoria Laurie’s newest Psychic Eye Mystery, Abby Cooper is trusting her intuition and heading to Sin City to bet on a friend’s innocence…

When police show Abby surveillance video of her best friend and business partner, Candice Fusco, shooting a man in cold blood, she can’t believe her eyes. And when the cops tell her they think the victim has ties to the Mob—and perhaps Candice does too—she can’t believe her ears. Surely there is a logical explanation. But Candice is nowhere to be found.

Abby decides the only way to find out the truth is to go to Vegas herself—which may be the biggest gamble of her life. Once in town she begins to uncover a rigged game of dirty double-dealing where the stakes are no less than life and death. And if she’s not careful, Abby can forget about ever leaving Las Vegas…alive.

Release: July 2014
Series: Psychic Eye #12
Publisher: Obsidian

GIVEAWAY: Leave a comment by 6 p.m. eastern on July 17 for the chance to win a copy of Fatal Fortune. (US entries only, please.)

About the author
When I was in the 7th grade I took one of those career aptitude tests – you know, the ones where you answer a bunch of questions and the results indicate what profession you’d best be suited for? Yeah, well my test results indicated I was best suited for a career as a government spy.


I think I had the coolest results in the entire class. 🙂

Needless to say, I did not follow that particular career path – or maybe I just took the more indirect route. In my thirties a very good friend of mine who is now one of the world’s most renowned psychic mediums suggested I stop ignoring my talents and dive right into the professional world of a psychic intuitive. On a lark, I did. And the results were pretty mind-blowing. Within just a few short weeks even I couldn’t deny it – so much of what I predicted for total strangers was coming true and I really had to accept the “gift” so to speak.

Over the years I’ve built a really fabulous clientele and all those experiences have helped me create the Psychic Eye Mysteries, the Ghost Hunter Mysteries, and – for children – Oracles of Delphi Keep. And along that way I discovered my true love – writing.

Writing is one of those passions that gets me out of bed in the morning and invigorates my day. I love spinning a good yarn, and when I feel I actually get it right – wow! There is no better feeling.

In fact, the other day I was kicking back after a looooong day of writing, which ended in the completion of a manuscript and I remember just marveling in the fact that I actually get paid to daydream! I can’t think of a more satisfying way to spend a life. And let’s face it – it’s a whole lot safer than working some covert operation. Although – I’m pretty sure the benefits might be better at the CIA. Still, I’ll stick to my daydreams…at least for now… 🙂

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42 responses to “Author Showcase ~ Fatal Fortune by Victoria Laurie

  1. I enjoy Victoria Laurie’s book. I have to get back to this series too.

  2. I meant books – there is no edit function here. 🙂

  3. Debbie Carnes

    Sounds like a great book, now on my TRL

  4. Valerie Consoer

    I absolutely love this series!! This is the first series I read as an adult and have enjoyed it ever since then! I’m constantly recommending this series and I’m pretty sure I’ve converted a lot if ppl into Laurie Fans!

  5. I haven’t read this series but have heard wonderful things about it.

  6. Becky Prazak

    Las Vegas, the mob and murder! Sounds very exciting.

  7. thank you for the chance to win

  8. I am a fan of the Ghost Hunter series, so I know this one will be great too. Thanks.

  9. This is a series that I always look forward to the next one.

  10. Ellen Clampitt

    Victoria’s books get better & better each time a new one get published! Abby, MJ and all of their friends are characters you would love to know in real life. I miss my “friends” between books!

  11. I haven’t gotten a chance to get this book but Ican’t wait to read it.

  12. Cynthia E. Blain

    This book has all the elements of a very interesting book from the sounds of it. Adventure, intrigue, and much more. Would love to read it.

    Hope your weekend is going great. I am so happy to be out of the hospital even if it ends up just the weekend. Reading as much as I can too.

  13. I’m on the book right before this… Going to be sad when I finish them all. Love this series!

  14. I love Victoria Laurie’s books and can’t wait to read this one. It will be interesting to see Candice be the main focus of the mystery.

  15. this series is a recent-start for me……..
    thank you for the giveaway!!

  16. This sounds like such a clever book and series. I’m sure it would be a big hit at our house. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

  17. Dawn Frazier

    Ive been collecting this series so I can read them all in order, thanks for the chance to win!

  18. I’ve been wanting to start this series!

  19. I think you chose the right career, but a spy would be so much fun!

  20. I am new to this author. I had no idea there are 12 books in this series! Where have I been?!

  21. Sounds like a good book, I can’t wait to read it. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.

  22. I was only introduced to this series a few months ago, but I was instantly hooked. They (along with the Ghost Hunters series) are such fun books. Thanks for the chance.

  23. This book sounds captivating and special. Wonderful series.

  24. Ellen Irwin

    I love both of Victoria Laurie’s series! Would love to add this book to my collection!

  25. Great series. Love them both.

  26. I’ve read a lot of the books in this series and I’ve really enjoyed them all. Thanks for the chance to winn a copy.

  27. Kathy Gonzales

    New to me author, sounds great !

  28. Nicole Viallet

    I love all of Victoria Laurie’s books. A great writer who pulls you in for a great ride 😉

  29. Like very much.

  30. Love this series and I don’t believe for a minute Candice could have done it! Thanks!

  31. i’d be thrilled to read this one!

  32. Sounds like a good read—thanks for the opportunity to win a copy!

  33. The Vegas mob. Count me in.

  34. Love, love, love Victoria Laurie!

  35. Nancy Bradford

    I do love this series!!!

  36. Anita Yancey

    That’s going out on a limb for a friend. Sounds like a great book. Thanks for the chance to win it.

  37. I’m a huge fan of her books, no need to enter me in the drawing, she’s an auto-buy for me!! Thanks for covering this great new release!

  38. Vegas and the mob—-great for a murder mystery.

  39. I just found a new series to start reading! Thanks for the chance to win.

  40. I love reading mystery series.

  41. contest is closed.

  42. Thank you, Dru, for hosting this fabulous giveaway, and thank everyone here who participated for your entries and for your amazing comments. I’m so touched. Truly. ❤