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Mystery and Romance Unite in Witty, Inspirational Novel
Pamela Gossiaux --  Award-winning journalist, bestsellng author, Speaker Pamela Gossiaux -- Award-winning journalist, bestsellng author, Speaker
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018


Ann Arbor, MI, January 31, 2018 -- Author and inspirational speaker Pamela Gossiaux's new novel Mrs. Chartwell and the Cat Burglar hits the shelves as a cozy romantic mystery that entertains as well as inspires. Threaded through the fun and romance is the timeless story of forgiveness and how sometimes the person we need to forgive the most is ourselves.

Abigail Chartwell, librarian of ancient maps, gave up on love six years ago when her husband died from a terrible accident. But then sizzling hot Tony the Cat Burglar drops into her life on a rope when he comes to steal one of her maps—a map he claims leads to a famous lost painting. Quoting Shakespeare and wearing his Spandex pants well, Tony charms Abigail with his story. Intrigued, Abiail gets caught up in the hunt, not realizing that the thief's real target may be her heart.

"Mrs. Chartwell….is a book of warmth, humor, and just plain fine storytelling."

             - Grady Harp, Top 50 Amazon Hall of Fame Reviewer

Gossiaux's first novel, the highly acclaimed Good Enough, propelled this nonfiction author into the world of inspirational fiction last year with praise from top reviewers. She doesn't disappoint with Mrs. Chartwell and the Cat Burglar. Already gaining five-star reviews, this book balances action and adventure with the tender struggle of rekindling our hearts after guilt and loss.

            Abigail fingered her wedding ring. She had pledged her love to Nick, and then he had died. When they had said, "'til death do us part," she hadn't expected it to mean months. She had been thinking more in terms of years. Decades.

           And she had sworn never to love again. But now, here was Tony.

           Abigail suddenly felt foolish. What was she doing here? She didn't want to fall in love with anyone, most of all this…this…what was he? He was a thief. And she was aiding and abetting. She needed to turn him in.       

What girl can resist a handsome thief who is quoting Shakespeare? Abigail can, it seems. Or so she thinks. But as she struggles to keep her heart closed to Tony, old fears resurface and threaten to overwhelm her. They pulled her down into a darkness once before. She doesn't want to go there again.

"Mrs. Chartwell and the Cat Burglar is a lovely story and I highly recommend it! It has everything you could wish for: mystery, suspense, romance and a great adventure. I just couldn't put it down!"

                               - Susan Keefe, Midwest Book Review

This inspirational, fresh book is a must-read that will leave you feeling that redemption is possible, even when it seems you are at your worst, and that forgiveness is often at the root of change.


Mrs. Chartwell and the Cat Burglar (ISBN 978-09976387-5-2 paperback, $14.95 or ISBN 978-0-9976387-2-1 ebook, $3.99, 2017, Tri-Cat Publishing, 248 pages, available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Goodreads, iBooks, Kobo.

About Pamela Gossiaux Pamela Gossiaux is a humorist, inspirational speaker, and the author of several books. Armed with a dual BA degree from the University of Michigan in Creative Writing and English Language and Literature, and over 20 years of journalism writing experience, she teaches writing workshops and has been the editor for published books in a wide variety of genres, both fiction and non-fiction, including best sellers.

An avid horse enthusiast, she enjoys being outdoors and working in her garden. She also loves chocolate, and prefers to curl up with a good book in her downtime. Pamela lives in Michigan with her husband, two sons, and three cats. Visit her website at PamelaGossiaux.com.





Media Contact: For a review copy of Mrs. Chartwell and the Cat Burglar or to arrange an interview with Pamela Gossiaux, contact Scott Lorenz of Westwind Communications Book Marketing at scottlorenz@westwindcos.com or by phone at 734-667-2090. Follow Lorenz on twitter @abookpublicist

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