About the Book
Book: Copenhagen Cozenage
Author: Kristen Joy Wilks
Genre: Christian Fiction
Release date: September, 2015
Morgan Ravn arrives in Denmark seeking clues about her mysterious heritage. What she finds is a flirtatious stranger who regales her with a story about a jewel thief from 1958 and then abandons her with a large unruly dog. Can Morgan locate the irresponsible pet owner before his monstrous canine drags her through every puddle in Copenhagen and sheds all over her last dress? And why are strangers dogging her every step, snapping photos? Is the shutter happy behavior a bizarre Danish custom or something more sinister?
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About the Author
Kristen Joy Wilks lives in the beautiful woods of the Cascade mountains with her camp director husband, three fierce sons, and a large and slobbery Newfoundland dog. She spent her misguided youth falling in love with Commander Spock via Star Trek reruns, being suspended upside down over a homemade pit filled with gardener snakes, and stampeding herds of elk while on horseback. Now most of her adventures consist of preventing her hubby from filling another wall of their dining room with board games, thwarting her 3 boys’ efforts to sneak their pet chickens onto their bunk beds whenever she turns her back to fold laundry, and trying not to trip over the random teenagers that swarm her house to play all those board games.
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Have you ever gotten stuck with someone else’s luggage? How about someone else’s dog? Let’s make that someone else’s ill-mannered, 150lb, Newfoundland dog!
Yes, Morgan, my poor heroine just wanted to discover her roots during a calm tour of Copenhagen, Denmark. What she gets … a wild chase through a foreign city with a giant and hairy beast in tow!
We have owned two wonderful Newfoundland dogs and they are truly gentle giants … once they grow up. But that training process is a sight to behold when your “puppy” weighs 100lbs before he reaches his first birthday and doesn’t even notice you bouncing along behind him as he charges for the lake.
Our first Newfoundland, Shamu, ended up weighing a hefty 163lbs in his prime and was a handful for those first few training years. Thus, I have taken some of our crazy dog stories and used them to harass my hapless heroine during her Danish vacation. Shamu would gallop toward any body of water he spotted. A lake, river, nice fountain, you name it! If you happened to be dragged along with him, he didn’t mind. The more the merrier! Don’t worry, there is plenty of water in Copenhagen to tempt a fun-loving Newfoundland dog. One might see various fountains, a paddle boat pond in Tivoli Gardens, or even a restaurant that is actually a pirate ship floating on a lake. Add a bunch of dog hair and slobber and this crazy RomCom hits a bit close to home for someone who actually owns a Newfoundland dog.
As a prize, I’m offering notecards that feature our current Newfy (Princess Leia Freyja) in all her hairy glory as well as a box of Danish chocolates and a paperback copy of the book.
May your day be full of adventure … but not quite as much as Morgan endures in Copenhagen Cozenage. God Bless!
In His Hands,
This is a fun and easy read where we follow Morgan to Denmark on a mysterious journey. Arriving at the baggage claim she finds herself surrounded by a massive dog. I have to say the Newfoundland dog stole the show. His owner seems to have disappeared and Morgan is now the dog sitter of Leroy . If you haven’t seen this breed of dog before, they are extremely big and sweet. Now what is Morgan suppose to do with this new found companion?
Her trip was to meet a relative she knew nothing about, solve a mystery about her heritage and try to stay alive. It does sound easy enough, but someone is after her and she has to outwit them before she ends up you know what. I loved the twists in the story and the faith element that kept Morgan from falling apart. With cell phone pictures being taken of her constantly, people chasing her, I wasn’t sure who she could trust.
If you are looking for a light hearted read filled with a little suspense, lost jewelry, surprises, family that is not quite trustworthy, and a nice ending, this is the perfect book for you.
I received a copy of this book from Celebrate Lit. The review is my own opinion.
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To celebrate her tour, Kristen is giving away the grand prize package of a box of Ingeborg’s Danish chocolates, plus six blank notecards with Newfoundland dog photos on the front, and a paperback copy of the book!!
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