A Day in
the Life

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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A day in the life of Samantha Washington by V.M. Burns

“Sam, wake up!” I must not have responded quickly enough because the next thing I knew my grandmother pried open one of my eye lids. Nana Jo’s face was mere inches away. Unfortunately, the activity had also awakened Snickers, one of my two chocolate toy poodles....

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My Musing ~ A Deadly Éclair by Daryl Wood Gerber

A Deadly Éclair by Daryl Wood Gerber is the first book in the NEW “French Bistro” mystery series. Publisher: Crooked Lane Books, coming November 7, 2017 In Agatha-Award winning author Daryl Wood Gerber's delectable series debut, Mimi Rousseau serves up piping hot...

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My Musing ~ Unholy City by Carrie Smith

Unholy City by Carrie Smith is the third book in the “Claire Codella” mystery series. Publisher: Crooked Lane Books, coming November 7, 2017 Despite their rocky history, Detective Claire Codella and Precinct Detective Brian Haggerty come together when senior...

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My Musing ~ Purple Palette for Murder by R.J. Harlick

Purple Palette for Murder by R.J. Harlick is the 8th book in the “Meg Harris” mystery series. Publisher: Dundurn, coming November 7, 2017 With her husband under arrest for murder and Meg desperate to prove his innocence, she flies to Yellowknife, where a tangled web...

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Cover Reveal ~ 19 Souls by J.D. Allen

I am excited to reveal the cover for the first book in the NEW “Sin City” mystery series from Midnight Ink, coming February 8, 2018. Title: 19 Souls Series: Sin City Investigation #1 Genre: Hard-Boiled Publisher: Midnight Ink Website: J.D. Allen Private Investigator...

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Cover Reveal ~ Curses, Boiled Again! by Shari Randall

I am thrilled to share with you the cover of the first in the NEW “Lobster Shack” mystery series from St. Martin's Press, coming January 30, 2018. Title: Curses, Boiled Again! Series: Lobster Shack #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Publisher: St. Martin's Press Website: Shari...

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Left Coast Crime Recap 2017

Left Coast Crime 2017: Honolulu Havoc Location: Honolulu, Hawaii Hotel: Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Date: March 16 - 19, 2017 Left Coast Crime is a convention of fans and authors who gather during the first quarter of the calendar year in Western...

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Bouchercon Recap 2016

Bouchercon 2016: Blood On The Bayou Location: New Orleans, Louisiana Hoteln: New Orleans Marriott Date: September 15 – 18, 2016 Bouchercon is the world’s finest annual crime fiction event, bringing together more than 1,500 authors, fans, publishers, reviewers,...

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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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