The Deadliest Blessing

Volume 3 in Jeannette de Beauvoir’s Provincetown Mystery Series

Available June 1, 2018

Provincetown’s Portuguese Festival Highlighted in Mystery Series

“The Deadliest Blessing,” latest installment in the Provincetown Mystery Series, honors P’town heritage and history.

Provincetown, MA, May 29, 2018: Homeport Press is pleased to announce the publication of The Deadliest Blessing: A Provincetown Mystery, the third in author Jeannette de Beauvoir’s series of “cozy mysteries with a twist” set during Provincetown’s famous theme weeks.

If there’s a dead body anywhere in Provincetown, wedding consultant Sydney Riley is going to be the one to find it! The seaside town’s annual Portuguese Festival is approaching and it looks like smooth sailing until Sydney’s neighbor decides to have construction done—and finds more than she bargained for inside her wall.

HomePort Press publisher Arthur Mahoney, says “Ms. de Beauvoir captures the pride and excitement of the Portuguese Festival in her newest novel, which is jam-packed with unexpected twists and turns. This gripping tale of the past haunting the present is so captivating you’ll want to read it from cover-to-cover in one sitting.”

The Deadliest Blessing celebrates the town’s Portuguese heritage while throwing in fishermen, gunrunners, a mummified cat, a family fortune, misplaced heirs, a girl with a mysterious past, and lots and lots of fantastic Portuguese food.

A release-day celebration is planned for 1 pm, June 1 at the Provincetown Bookshop (246 Commercial St.), followed by a launch presentation and party on June 16th at 2 pm at the Provincetown Library. The author will also give talks and sign copies during the Portuguese Festival: The Provincetown Bookshop on June 22nd at 2pm and East End Books (389 Commercial St.) on June 24th at 6pm.

The first chapter can be downloaded for free at

The Deadliest Blessing is available in mass-market paperback and ebook formats, both online and from local independent booksellers.


About Jeannette de Beauvoir: Jeannette de Beauvoir is an award-winning novelist whose work has appeared in 15 countries and has been translated into 12 languages. She’s the author of mystery novels and historical/literary fiction. More at

 About Homeport Press: Homeport Press is a growing local collaborative of authors and bibliophiles publishing and promoting Provincetown authors and writers. More at


Arthur Mahoney,

Jeannette de Beauvoir