Tail of the Dragon

  • Author: Connie di Marco
  • Publisher: Midnight Ink
  • Print Length: 336 pages
  • Release Date: August 8, 2018
  • I Rate it:    
  • GenreCozy
  • Purchase on Amazon

Book Summary

San Francisco astrologer Julia Bonatti never thought murder would be part of her practice, but when her former boss and current client asks for help she agrees to go undercover at his law firm. Three people have received death threats and the only common denominator between them is a case long settled–the infamous Bank of San Francisco fire. Julia’s astrological expertise provides clues but no one wants to listen. Before she can solve the mystery, two people are dead and her own life is in danger. Julia must unmask the killer before he, or she, takes another life.

Write Now Literary Book Tours - Taffy Book Blast Tour
<h2><span class="wrap"><span class="inner">About The Author</span></span></h2>

Connie di Marco is the author of the Zodiac Mysteries from Midnight Ink, featuring San Francisco astrologer Julia Bonatti. The first in the series, The Madness of Mercury, was released on June 8, 2016. The second book in the Zodiac Mysteries, All Signs Point to Murder, will be released on August 8, 2017 and is available for pre-order now.

Writing as Connie Archer, she is also the author of the national bestselling Soup Lover's Mysteries from Penguin Random House.  Connie is a member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers and Sisters in Crime.

You can find Connie on:

Connie di Marco

Book Review by Bree Herron

This author knows how to get a reader’s attention right from the start. Blood, mystery, murder within the first few pages sure gets a gal excited to read the rest of the mystery. I have fallen in love with this astrological focused series, and this book gave me all the feels for wanting more!

Enjoyable Moments

Julia Bonatti is back and undercover. I love that she is able to bring her passion for study the signs to her solving of mysteries. In this book she goes back to an old stopping ground and it lets just say the clues swirl around in the mystic universe. I really noticed and enjoyed the side characters in this book, Googie, a friend that sure knows how to find out some interesting and juicy details on a person and of  course Wizard the delightful cat.

Choosing one moment that I loved is hard, but I do have to say the first few paragraphs were certainly made to make a reader fly through this book for the answers. I was quickly wanting to solve the mystery after that.


Cozy Mystery lovers will fly through the pages to solve this mystery. It is one of those mysteries that has a reader ready from page one to solve the crime and readers will love Julia and her unique friends. I wouldn’t miss this mystery series!

I Rate it

**DISCLAIMER: I was provided an opportunity to read this book as an Advanced Reader Copy in return for a fair and honest review.

<h2><span class="inner">Giveaway</span></h2>

Five winners will have the chance to win a copy of the book (Print US only) in either print or digital format. Enter to win HERE today!

Professional Reader Affiliates

NetGalley Professional Reader Frequently Auto-Approved 200 Book Reviews 2016 NetGalley Challenge Reviews Published Great Escape Tour Host BethanyHouse Blogger Reviewer

Peruse My Other Reviews

  • Love, Amy
  • If He Only Knew
  • Spotlight: Fine Print
  • The French Chef in America
  • A Crafter Hooks a Killer
  • Protective Duty
  • Claiming My Place
  • Playing with Bonbon Fire
  • Putting on the Witch—Joyce and Jim Lavene
  • She's Got the Wrong Guy: Why Smart Women Settle
  • Author Spotlight—Lesley A. Diehl
  • This Homeward Journey
  • Drawn by the Frost Moon: Bitter Eyes No More (Creek Country Saga Book 4)
  • The Highlander Who Protected Me
  • A Murderous Marriage
  • The Vintage Wren
  • Unbridled Murder
  • Finding Love in Sun Valley, Idaho
  • The Light Before Day
  • Hollywood Homicide
  • Leaving Darkness
  • Running
  • No Stone Unturned
  • Maggie Dove's Detective Agency
  • The Librarian Shoots a Gun
  • Violet Tendencies
  • K Street Killing
  • Beating Cancer
  • The Silent Woman
  • The Banished Lands
  • The Wedding Shop
  • Author Spotlight—Linda Rawlins
  • Death by Chocolate Lab
  • The Pretender- Tamara Hanscom
  • Scone Cold Killer
  • The Captain's Daughter

Affiliate Disclosure

I am grateful to be of service and bring you content free of charge. In order to do this, please note that when you click links and purchase items, in most (not all) cases I will receive a referral commission. Your support in purchasing through these links supplements the costs of keeping my website up and running, and is very much appreciated!


  1. Kay Garrett

    Thank you for your wonderful review on “Tail of the Dragon” by Connie di Marco which makes me hope upon hope to be one of the fortunate ones selected to receive a copy of the book. I appreciate your being part of the book tour as well.

    The cover to the this book is looks to be full of very interesting hint on the story inside – I love it. Enjoyed reading about both book and author.

    I’d love the opportunity to read the book.

  2. Dianne Casey

    I really like the sound of this book. Astrology is really fascinating to me. Looking forward to reading the book.


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to Get My Latest Book Reviews

Join my mailing list to receive the latest and greatest delivered right to your inbox.

You have successfully subscribed! Please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Share This