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Too Many Women in the Room

I have actually been to Guelph, Ontario, the home of this author and fellow member of Sisters in Crime. Coincidences like this make the World Wide Web seem like a Small World After All. Too Many Women in the Room … 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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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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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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Hot bargains

It’s officially hurricane season. The temperature and the humidity here have already risen and we’ve had some serious rainstorms. Meanwhile things are heating up on the book front. June Free for All Cozy mystery fans, from June 12 through June … 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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Cowboys, cattle, and corpses

Today we’re spotlighting cozy mystery author Lesley A. Diehl whose stories are set in rural Florida. Dumpster Dying & Grilled, Chilled and Killed by Lesley A. Diehl Dumpster Dying: Book 1 in the Big Lake Murder Mysteries Cozy Mystery 1st … Continue reading

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