Author Showcase ~ Girl On The Run by Daryl Wood Gerber

Girl on the Run

When a fairytale fantasy night becomes a nightmare, Chessa Paxton must run for her life. . .but will the truth set her free?

Chessa Paxton, an event planner in Lake Tahoe, celebrates a successful night at the Happily Ever After Ball, but her dream quickly becomes a nightmare when she wakes up beside the body of her dead husband. Nauseous and confused, feeling as if she’s been drugged, she can’t explain to the sheriff why her princess costume is bloodied. With her father already a convicted murderer, she feels invisible shackles ratcheting onto her wrists and ankles. She runs! But she can’t escape vivid flashes of memory: a massacre in a meadow; men and women in fairy tale costumes; Snow White’s dead body shielding her from bullets.

Though Chessa is a former costumer and a master of disguise, she quickly learns that hiding while trying to prove herself innocent is the most difficult task imaginable. Especially when the sheriff wants to throw her in jail and the real killer wants to silence her forever.


Release: April 2016
Genre: Suspense
Publisher: Chucklin, Inc.

About the author
Agatha Award-winning and nationally bestselling author Daryl Wood Gerber ventures into the world of suspense with her gripping debut novel, Girl On The Run.

Daryl also writes the bestselling Cookbook Nook Mysteries and as Avery Aames, she pens the bestselling Cheese Shop Mysteries.

Fun tidbit: as an actress, Daryl appeared in “Murder, She Wrote“. In addition, she has jumped out of a perfectly good airplane and hitchhiked around Ireland by herself. She absolutely adores Lake Tahoe, where Girl On The Run is set, and she has a frisky Goldendoodle named Sparky.

Visit Daryl at www.darylwoodgerber.com.

Giveaway: Leave a comment below for your chance to win either a print (US entries only, please) or e-book (open to everyone) of Girl On The Run. The giveaway will end June 2, 2016 at 12 AM EST. Good luck everyone!

All comments are welcomed.

54 responses to “Author Showcase ~ Girl On The Run by Daryl Wood Gerber

  1. This sounds really intriguing.

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  2. Doward Wilson

    Thanks for the chance to win this foray into a new field by a wonderful author.

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  3. Becky Wilhoite

    Wow, this sounds awesome!

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  4. This sounds like a very interesting book! I love those little author tidbits, too. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  5. Kristie Dilcher

    This book looks like a great read! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  6. Ebook contest too…yay! I would love to read this and its a little different for Daryl Woods Gerber but I like the premise.
    Marilyn ewatvess@yahoo.com

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  7. A bit different for this author. It sounds as if she wrote a winner!

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  8. Stephanie Koenig

    Sounds like a good read!

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  9. Jacki Robertson

    I have enjoyed reading the Cookbook Nook Mysteries. Would love to read this new book.

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  10. Been wanting this. No spare $$.

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  11. By Daryl??? I must read!!!!
    Thank you for the giveaway…..

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  12. This sounds like a real thriller. I’d love to read this one. Thanks for the chance!

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  13. Lois Rotella

    Sound like a very interesting read.

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  14. Mary Jane H.

    How could I have overlooked this one! I really like Daryl’s books. Got it on my to be read list now.

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  15. Barbara Hackel

    This is such a big change for Daryl! It is exciting to read about, and I can’t wait to read the real deal. Thank you Dru for the spotlight on GIRL ON THE RUN. Thanks to Daryl for her generosity.

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  16. Daryl and I once discussed book titles. I’d love to read her new suspense novel.

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  17. Nice post. Looks like a great read. I would like to see how Chessa gets out of this one.

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  18. What a different turn for Daryl Wood Gerber. I’ve enjoyed her other books so my interest is peaked to check this one out. robeader53@yahoo.com

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  19. Dru, thanks so much for spotlighting GIRL ON THE RUN. I’m thrilled to see all the fun comments from happy readers! You are the best!! ~ Daryl

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  20. Extremely interesting feature and giveaway. Thanks.

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  21. rosemary pfeiffer

    well now,that sounds like an interesting mystery…thank you for this chance..

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  22. Sounds like a fascinating book!

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  23. Sounds like the type of book I would really get into. Thank you for the opportunity to win a copy of Girl on the Run!

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  24. I’ve enjoyed the cozies by this author so I’d really like to try her suspense novel. Thanks for the contest.
    suefarrell.farrell@gmail.com

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  25. I love Daryl Wood Gerber’s books. I would love a chance to win a print copy. 🙂 Thank you!

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  26. Julie Fetcho

    I have enjoyed her other books and know I will enjoy this one. Pugpower63@gmail.com

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  27. MarilynDenler

    I would love to read her book and winning it would be extra sweet.

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  28. Thank you, as always, for the chance to win.

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  29. The kitchen cozies are great, so I expect this will also be a great read.

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  30. tammy pierson

    I love Daryl’s other cozys I would love to read a new for her genre

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  31. elainehroberson

    Sounds like a book I would really enjoy. Thanks for a chance to win a copy.

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  32. Eager to read Daryl’s suspense debut. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  33. carlrscott

    Yikes what a freaky idea, waking up to a dead body! This story sounds like a real nail-biter. Thanks for the chance to win it.

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  34. Peggy Hyndman

    I enjoy reading Daryl Woods Gerber’s cozies and am looking forward to reading her first endeavor in a new genre. Thank you for the chance to win a copy of Girl On The Run.

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  35. Fascinating. I’d love to win this. I love your books.

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  36. Sounds intriguing – a nice change of pace from her cozies!

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  37. This is one book I really want to read. I’m sure Daryl Wood Gerber did a fantastic job with her book in the thriller genre. Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  38. Valerie Consoer

    Sounds great!!

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  39. Kristin A.

    I am familiar with Daryl/Avery as a cozy author and look forward to reading her new book! I absolutely enjoy cozies, but also enjoy mixing things up and taking a break to enjoy other genres and this sounds like a great book for that. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  40. Vicki Highley

    I love Daryl’s cozy mysteries. I am very interested in reading Girl on the Run. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

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  41. Wow, thanks to everyone who has posted such lovely comments! I’m so excited that you are willing to try something “new” from me. I hope to publish more with the same “suspenseful” nature – as well as more cozies. It’s fun to write “outside” the norm. I love reading suspense and thrillers, so this has been a great adventure! Again, thanks, Dru, for posting this spotlight! ~ Daryl

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  42. Pauline Barlow

    “Girl on the Run” sounds exciting with two people after her, the killer and the sheriff. It certainly will be more than just a cozy. from Daryl Wood Gerber. Can’t wait to read it.

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  43. Pauline Barlow

    “Girl on the Run” sounds exciting with two people chasing her, the killer and the sheriff. This is certainly more than just a cozy for Daryl Wood Gerber. I’m anxious to read it.

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  44. Looking forward to reading “Girl on the Run”.

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  45. Just checking in on Memorial Day to say hi to all the readers who have chimed in. May your memories be sweet or poignant. ~ Daryl

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  46. Kathleen Kendler

    This book looks like a great read! Thanks for the opportunity.

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  47. Susan Slovinsky

    Really like Daryl’s writing and am looking forward to reading this one.

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  48. Veronica Boudreau

    Awesome giveaway! Thanks for sharing!

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  49. I’ve enjoyed the other series written by this author, so I’m looking forward to starting what I assume will be a new series.

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  50. Love all of Daryl’s books….excited to try this one. thanks for the chance

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  51. Janet Senk

    A print book to win would be lovely. Thanks.

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  52. GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR BOOK AND THANKS FOR THE GIVEAWAY!

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  53. Again, thanks to all for chiming in. I hope you’re all having a great and happy beginning to summer. ~ Daryl

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