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Garage Sale Mystery Month Preview: Four August Premieres

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[Warning: General spoilers ahead.]

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries tries its hand at the binge concept with Garage Sale Mystery Month, four new installments of the franchise airing every Sunday in August starting tomorrow at 9/8c.

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The films run the gamut in mysteries, feature all of the core cast (Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic, Eva Bourne, Connor Stanhope, Kevin O’Grady, and Jay Brazeau), and are all directed by Neill Fearnley (new to the franchise but known to several of the cast from When Calls the Heart and Cedar Cove). Three are written by Walter Klenhard (who’s now written 10 of these) and the last one of the month is written by Kraig X. Wenman. Here’s what to expect from each:

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The Beach MurderAugust 6th

A collection of valuable classic surfboards brings Jennifer into this mystery after a young internet entrepreneur, Garrett Winters, is found drowned in the ocean, the apparent victim of a surfing accident. His beautiful wife, Annie, comes to the store because Garrett had a collection of old and valuable surf boards and she doesn’t believe the death was accidental. Chiara Zanni, who we saw last month in Home for Christmas Day guest stars.

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Murder By TextAugust 13th

Jennifer agrees to sell some collectible tour jackets on behalf of bass player Lita Merrill, who is about to go on the road with local country singer John Dalton. On the day of Dalton’s special hometown concert, Lita abruptly quits the band via a cryptic text. When she is subsequently found hung to death in her living room, the case is ruled a suicide. Jennifer can’t square that conclusion and starts her own investigation. Guest stars include Hallmark familiar faces (and RL siblings) Tegan and Jesse Moss and Matt Ellis, Gabrielle Miller, and newcomer Kurt Teixeira.

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Photo Credit: Ryan Plummer/Crown Media United States LLC

Murder Most MedievalAugust 20th

Jennifer follows the trail of a killer after discovering a dead body in a suit of armor purchased for her client. Guest stars include Andrew Dunbar, who played Detective Iverson in the first film, Cedar Cove‘s Sebastian Spence, and Eric Pollins (A Dash of Love).

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Photo Credit: Ryan Plummer/Crown Media United States LLC

Photo Credit: Ryan Plummer/Crown Media United States LLC

A Case of MurderAugust 27th
Jennifer purchases an old tape recorder which holds a recording she suspects might be of an actual murder.

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Photo Credit: Ryan Plummer/Crown Media United States LLC

The films will premiere every Sunday in August at 9/8c on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Here’s a sneak peek.

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