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Your vote counts

Thank you so much for nominating The Zen Detective for The 50 Best Indie Books of 2017. Your nomination helped to put the Mystery/Thriller novel on the shortlist. Now it’s time to vote for the win. Just click the badge … Continue reading

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Cold as ice

I’m Dee-lighted to give you a chance to know Julie Mulhern, author of Cold as Ice.  Welcome, Julie. What’s the story behind your book title? Have you ever heard a song on the radio and been transported back to a moment … Continue reading

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Ancient secrets and present-day intrigue

The Ninja’s Illusion (A Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mystery) by Gigi Pandian The Ninja’s Illusion (A Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mystery) 5th in Series Supernatural Cozy Mystery Henery Press (October 3, 2017) Paperback 257 pages ISBN13: 9781635112511 E-Book ASIN: B073R141MQ … Continue reading

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Trouble brewing

My mom was from Pittsburgh, so I just had to share about Joyce Tremel’s book, set in the that Steel City. A Room with a Brew (A Brewing Trouble Mystery) by Joyce Tremel A Room with a Brew (A Brewing … Continue reading

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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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