A Day in
the Life

A day in the life of Charlie Mack by Cheryl A. Head

Charlie was ten minutes into her gym workout when the phone chimed in her earbud. The treadmill’s digital display illuminated 6 a.m. so it was probably her mother. But it could also be a client. Charlie loosened the phone from her waist clip to look at the caller ID....

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A day in the life with Charley Carpenter by Leslie Nagel

Suburbia is murder, my friends. I know this, and in the most intimate and shocking way possible. And yet, I simply cannot leave well enough alone. Or maybe it’s the murders that won’t leave me alone. I’m just a shopkeeper, for pete’s sake. Maybe it’s the red hair. My...

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A day in the life with Cat Latimer by Lynn Cahoon

Cat Latimer here. I’m getting ready for the upcoming writers retreat and thinking I might just have to go to the Aspen Hills Grocery to get muffins for the breakfast buffet. The kitchen is dark and nothing is baking. Guests should be arriving sometime Sunday afternoon...

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My Musing ~ Seeds of Revenge by Wendy Tyson

Seeds of Revenge by Wendy Tyson is the third book in the "Greenhouse" mystery series. Publisher: Henery Press, coming November 14, 2017 Smell the crisp pines and baking cranberries as you sip your hot apple cider. It may be the season, but the mood in Winsome is...

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My Musing ~ Double Deck The Hall by Gretchen Archer

Double Deck The Hall by Gretchen Archer is the second book in the "Bellissimo Casino Crime Caper" Short Story series. Publisher: Henery Press, November 2017 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Bellissimo Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. The...

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My Musing ~ 16 Millimeters by Larissa Reinhart

16 Millimeters by Larissa Reinhart is the second book in the “Maizie Albright Star Detective” humorous mystery series. Publisher: Past Perfect Press, October 2017 #StillAWannabeDetective In continuing her career-makeover quest as a for-real detective, ex-teen and...

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My Musing ~ The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams

The Secret, Book, & Scone Society by Ellery Adams is the first book in the NEW “Secret, Book & Scone Society” mystery series. Publisher: Kensington, coming October 31, 2017 From New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams comes the first in an intriguing new series...

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Cover Reveal ~ 16 Millimeters by Larissa Reinhart

I'm excited to reveal the cover for the second book in the “Maizie Albright Star Detective” mystery series from Past Perfect Press, coming October 17, 2017. A word from Larissa. . . While I was in Japan, Georgia became the number one place to film movies, leaping past...

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Cover Reveal ~ A Case of Syrah, Syrah by Nancy J. Parra

I am excited to share with you the cover of the first in the NEW “Wine Country” mystery series from Crooked Lane Books, coming December 12, 2017. Title: A Case of Syrah, Syrah Series: Wine Country #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Publisher: Crooked Lane Books Website: Nancy J....

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MWA 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards

The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at the 71st Gala Banquet on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Winners of the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honored the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or...

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The 2017 Raven Award

Tonight (April 27, 2017) is the night that I've been waiting for ever since this was announced . . . The Raven Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the mystery field outside the realm of creative writing. Dru Ann Love will receive the 2017 Raven Award. Dru Ann...

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The reclusive figure of Dru reportedly spends her working hours at the mysterious daytime situation doing “research.” Her non-working hours are spent less reclusively on her blog, dru’s book musings where the main goal is to introduce readers to authors and their work.

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2017 MWA Raven Recipient


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