“The story is so creatively woven and took a while to set up, but man those characters are a group of women who can hold their own. I love being inside their head as they start to piece it all together. Surprise at every turn as the mystery unfolds. -- Arkansas Blogger
"When a husband is murdered, four besties realize what’s said at the dominoes table might not have stayed at the table. It’s 'Golden Girls' meet Agatha Christie in this sassy who-done-it.
Way to start a series!
— D.D. Ayres, best selling author of K-9 Rescue Series
"Cozy mystery readers are in for a delightful treat that engages female mystery readers, presenting a circle of savvy friends dedicated to supporting each other with affection while staying candid and realistic about all the possibilities in an evolving conundrum that threatens their lives, their trust in one another, and their ability to cheat the odds." — D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
“If a thrilling mystery is what you crave, then Dice on A Deadly Sea by Jane Elzey should be your next read. This enthralling second book in her Cardboard Cottage Mystery Series will certainly draw you into its captivating characters and gripping situations -- the perfect recipe for a must read series!." -- Authors Reading
"I'm on page seven and I love it. I feel wrapped in wisteria and I can smell the smoke and hear the clicks of the dominoes. I could teach allusion, assonance, alliteration, imagery, and characterization with just these seven pages! I've got to go read my new favorite author!"
— Cindy Clark, ESOL Teacher
“Happy 50th on a Cruise? What could go wrong? Zelda Carlisle and her three besties find out when they trip over a dead body on deck. Ruin the cruise with a police investigation or keep the party hardy? 'Weekend at Bernies' on the high seas ensues, along with giggles and close calls aplenty. Slapstick and lipstick and sleuthing go hand in hand.
––D.D. Ayres, author of K-9 Rescue Series
“Jane Elzey’s characters remind me of the saying, 'A good friend will bail you out of jail. A great friend will be in the cell with you!’ These gals are great friends. Jane Elzey spins a yarn full of twists and turns and I-never-saw-that-coming moments that make for a very fun read.”
Rabid Reader & Artist
“A roaring narrative gallops along as the four, middle-aged friends scramble to solve the mystery of one of their husband's death! I found myself literally jealous of the friendship these women share, Elzey captures the emotions and ties so beautifully!"
Reader / Reviewer
“Jane Elzey continues to entertain. This 3rd adventure hooked me early. I could not guess who did it. Wonderful intrigue, perfect suspense. Surprises at every turn. Getting to know the depth of the 4 main characters has felt like being a part of the Cardboard Cottage group. Can't wait to go to Ireland with them." -- Elizabeth Carol
"Jane Elzey excels in the story tension department.”
— Cayce Berryman,
“I didn’t think Jane could create a better 'edge of your seat' mystery as good or better than her first two in this series, but she’s done it. I loved this book and have given several away to friends who now feel the same. I can’t wait for the 4th. Bring it on, Jane Elzey, bring it on." -- Florida Painter
“Jane Elzey is a wickedly talented storyteller with a writing voice that entertains from the first page to the last. You will find that the killer isn't always the butler, in the den, with a knife. Enjoy the ride!” — Woody Barlow, Author of Tarzan Wore Chaps and The Aluminum Ballet