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International Authors Day!

Happy International Authors Day! Here’s one that you should get to know. And, be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of the post.  A self-proclaimed techie and foodie, Toi Thomas was born in Texas but considers Virginia to be … Continue reading

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New sins for old scores

My author friend, Alesha Escobar’s Gray Tower trilogy is a Historical/Fantasy mashup set in the WWI era and featuring OSS agents. I really enjoyed that series, so the plot of this story caught my eye. New Sins for Old Scores by Tj … Continue reading

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Coffee is murder

The title of Carolyn Arnold’s book is Coffee is Murder. Let’s hope not—I drink a LOT of coffee. I’ll admit, though; there have been times when I could “kill” for a cup. COFFEE IS MURDER by Carolyn Arnold McKinley Mysteries, Book … Continue reading

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Is murder in the stars?

All Signs Point to Murder by Connie di Marco All Signs Point to Murder (A Zodiac Mystery) Cozy Mystery 2nd in the Series Midnight Ink (August 8, 2017) Paperback: 336 pages ISBN-13: 978-0738751078 E-Book ASIN: B01M14L2YK The stars predict a … Continue reading

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Hot and getting hotter

I don’t know what the temperatures are like where you are. Here it’s hot and getting hotter. We’re in a weather system that will bring us dangerously high heat. Heat indices today are between 105 and 109. By dangerous, that means, … Continue reading

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Meet Deity’s Soulmate

I think that Lady Blackwing would like “Gardenia.”   YA Fantasy and Adventure Date Published: April 1, 2017 From author Angelina Kerner (Seven Hours: Challenge Accepted) comes an all-new fantasy series about Gardenia, a daughter of Athena, and her 100 … Continue reading

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Death on West End Road

In all the years that I lived on Long Island, New York, I never made it out to the Hamptons. Here’s my chance. Plus, the sleuth is an innkeeper which calls to mind the misadventures at the fictional Sugarloaf Inn in Western … Continue reading

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The goddess’s choice

I’m delighted to spotlight Jamie Marchant and her Fantasy novel, The Goddess’s Choice. The Goddess’s Choice In a world where the corrupt church hides the truth about magic, the fate of the joined kingdom falls on the shoulders of two … Continue reading

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Musicians and politicians—what could go wrong?

Killer Music by Tammy L. Grace Killer Music: A Cooper Harrington Detective Novel Cozy Mystery 1st in Series Publisher: Lone Mountain Press (April 7, 2015) Paperback: 212 pages ISBN-13: 978-0991243464 E-Book ASIN: B00V0V4HP2 When private detective Cooper “Coop” Harrington meets … Continue reading

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Secrets revealed at the lake

Having lived in Tucson, I was intrigued by the premise of this book, which sets some of the action there. I also used to work at the University of Arizona, the author’s alma mater. Finding connections like this makes the … Continue reading

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