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Gavin's Books holds 'Murder in the Cards' book signing

By Caleb Wiseblood

Local mystery author Tony Piazza will be signing copies of his new novel, Murder in the Cards, at Gavin’s Books in Santa Maria on Saturday, June 15, from noon to 3 p.m. Piazza will also be reading a portion of the novel during the event. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Guests will also be able to enter a drawing to win an audiobook version of the novel. 

Murder in the Cards is the fifth novel in Piazza’s Tom Logan series. Set in the 1930s, the plot follows Logan, a private investigator, as he’s invited to a Halloween party at a mysterious castle. It soon becomes apparent that one of the party’s guests is the killer in a murder case he’s currently investigating.

Gavin’s Books is located at 230 Betteravia Road, suite K, Santa Maria. Murder in the Cards is also available for purchase online at For more info on Tony Piazza and the Tom Logan series, visit

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