Friday, October 14, 2022

The Disappearance of Trudy Solomon by Marcy McCreary - Book Tour + Giveaway

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Book Details:

Book Title:  The Disappearance of Trudy Solomon by Marcy McCreary
CategoryAdult Fiction (18+), 400 pages
Publisher: CamCat Books
Publication Date: September 2022.
Tour dates: Oct 3 to Oct 21
Content Rating: PG 
Book Description:

In a family like that, you won’t need enemies.

In the waning days of the Catskills hotel era, Stanley and Rachel Roth, the owners of the Cuttman Hotel, were practically dynasty—third generation proprietors of a sprawling resort with a grand reputation. The glamorous and gregarious matriarch, Rachel. The cunning and successful businessman, Stan. Four beautiful children. A perfect family deserving of respect and loyalty. Or so it seemed.

Fast forward forty years. The Roths have lost their clout. When skeletal remains are found on the side of the road, the disappearance of Trudy Solomon, a coffee shop waitress at the Cuttman in 1978, is reopened. Each member of the Roth family holds a clue to the case, but getting them to admit what they know will force Detective Susan Ford to face a family she’d hoped never to see again.
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Guest Post
The Food of The Borscht Belt

The Disappearance of Trudy Solomon, the first book in the Ford Family Mystery series, waxes nostalgia on the heyday of the Catskills hotel era. Detective Susan Ford and her father, retired Detective Will Ford, reopen a cold case to figure out what happened to a dining room waitress who went missing from one of these hotels in 1978. The Catskills resort area, also referred to as the Borscht Belt (both endearingly and derisively), was renowned for many things, but the food in particular.

Before all-inclusive became a popular business model for Caribbean resorts and cruise lines, it was a staple at these Catskills resorts. The meals were kosher, meaning they adhered to Jewish dietary law and the kitchen was supervised by a mashgiah (someone who ensures Jewish cleanliness practices are followed in food preparation settings). While breakfast provided standard fare (but don’t ask for bacon!), lunch was dairy-only, and dinner was meat-only (again, to adhere to the kosher law of not mixing meat and dairy, which meant butter at lunch, but margarine at dinner). Dinner choices consisted of both traditional Jewish fare (kasha varnishkes, sweetbread, kishka) and modern dishes (prime rib, roast chicken, brisket). Didn’t like what you ordered? Send it back and get something else! Gefilte fish not your thing? Just order the chicken noodle soup! Trust me, there was something for everyone.

Borscht Belt Recipes:
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Kasha Varnishkes:


Broiled Sweetbreads:

Meet the Authors:
Marcy McCreary worked for several years as a marketing and sales executive at various magazine publishing companies and content marketing agencies before turning to fiction writing. She is the author of The Disappearance of Trudy Solomon (CamCat Books). With two daughters and two step-daughters living in four different cities (Brooklyn, Nashville, Madison, Seattle), she spends a lot of time on airplanes crisscrossing the country. She lives in the beautiful coastal towns of Hull, MA and Nantucket, MA with her husband and black lab.

connect with the author: website facebook instagram ~ twitter bookbub ~ goodreads

Tour Schedule:

Oct 3 – Cover Lover Book Review – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 4 – fundinmental – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 5 – Paws.Read.Repeat – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 6 – Hall Ways Blog - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 6 - Chit Chat with Charity - book spotlight / guest post / author interview / giveaway
Oct 7 - Literary Flits – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 7 - Rockin' Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 7 – devanshi_joshi19 – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 11 - Liese's Blog - book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 11 – Books are a Blessing – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 12 – Celticlady's Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 13 – Deborah-Zenha Adams – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 14 – Jazzy Book Reviews - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 14 - Sefina Hawke Books - book spotlight 
Oct 17 – Stephanie Jane- book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 18 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 19 – Mystery Review Crew – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 19 - Gina Rae Mitchell - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 20 – The Obsessed Reader – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 21 - Locks, Hooks and Books - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 21 – Books for Books – book spotlight
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