Category Archives: mystery

Author Jacquie Biggar joins me today.

The Sheriff Meets His Match   When a jaded sheriff is drawn to an exasperating woman in trouble, anything can happen   Laurel Thomas is tired of experiencing life from the outside looking in. She likes the warm welcome she’s … Continue reading

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3rd Season of Thrills excerpt: Author Karen Docter

Season of Thrills Book set includes five full-length novels. Mystery, Suspense and Thrillers. Today, Karen Docter/K. L. Docter is sharing an excerpt from Killing Secrets. KILLING SECRETS by K.L. Docter   Prologue Four weeks… Two days… Sixteen hours… ‘Til death. The … Continue reading

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Season of Thrills Excerpts: Today, author A. J. Carella

Over the next two weeks I’ll be posting excerpts from the exciting novels included in the SEASON OF THRILLS series. First up is A. J. Carella’s True Deceit.       TRUE DECEIT by A.J. Carella   The phone was … Continue reading

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Want Friends? Be One by Devon Ellington

Please welcome prolific author Devon Ellington to my blog . Today, Devon is blogging about blog etiquette. A subject close to my heart. Want Friends?  Be One By Devon Ellington   We all worry about how many people visit our … Continue reading

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Putting the Romance in Mysteries by Edith Maxwell

When I write a mystery novel, I create a main character who has depth, who lives in the real world, who has problems and joys and stress just like the rest of us. She also experiences love and lust and … Continue reading

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Crime Bake: Short but Deadly: Writing Short Stories

Crime Bake—Short but Deadly: Writing Short Stories. Saturday, November 10, 2012 Left to right: Sheila Connolly, Toni L. P. Kelner, Moderator: Sharon Daynard, Roberta Isleb aka Lucy Burdette,  James M. Tabor. I’ve listed some of their works below. The panel … Continue reading

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Publisher of Reader’s Shadow E-Magazine joins me today

  1.) Where did the idea for Readers’ Shadow E-magazine come from? Reader’s Shadow was something I had been thinking about for a while. I wanted to offer more space for the site. I like to have at least 1 … Continue reading

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Crime Bake’s Plot Conjurers

Today, I continue with the lessons and discussion at Crime Bake. The discussion covers how these talented authors took a name and created a plot, a story and brought to life a character with a backstory. To read the post … Continue reading

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Master Class–Revisions-taken at the NE Crime Bake

  This past weekend I attended the New England (NE) Crime Bake in Dedham, MA presented by NE Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime NE. It was an excellent conference that was both educational and entertaining. The guest … Continue reading

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The Next Big Blog Tour

Thank you so much author Edith Maxwell aka Tace Baker for inviting me to participate in this.                                                Edith and I at the NELA Conference   What is your working title of your book? Mated for Life, A Jake Carrington … Continue reading

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