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James M. Jackson reports he’s received edits back on Empty Promises (#5) and just completed the first draft of False Bottom (#6) in his Seamus McCree series.

Karla Brandenburg is finishing up the fourth in her Epitaph series, The Architect, due to hit shelves in January.

Maggie Toussaint’s Lindsey & Ike Mysteries: The Complete Novella Set is out now in print and digital format.

Terry Odell’s Mapleton Mystery Novella, Deadly Engagement, has a cover and is with her editor.

Nancy J. Cohen announces that Facials Can Be Fatal won a Readers’ Favorite gold medal award in the Southern category.

Tina Whittle completed her latest Tai & Trey short story—”Liquor, Larceny, and the Ordinal Classification of Courtship Rituals”—to be released in January for Kindle.



Let’s Talk with Terry Odell

Do Your Reading Habits Change with the Holidays? By Terry Odell I’m old enough to remember when Christmas promotions didn’t hit the stores until after Thanksgiving. Now, they don’t even wait for Halloween, it seems. It’s a busy time for most of us. (Although I always had my own head start on the holidays simply because my girls were born in late October, my son and husband in the middle of … [Read More...]