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Tina Whittle is delighted to be part of a nonfiction publication along with Nancy J. Cohen and Maggie ToussaintStories of Inspiration, Mystery Fiction Edition, will release on Dec 6th. The anthology includes accounts of mystery writers tracing their journeys from starting point to finished work.

James M. Jackson’s back in Georgia’s Lowcountry enjoying an extra hour and forty minutes of daylight and warmer temperatures compared to what he left in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Terry Odell has released Deadly Secretsnarrated by award-winning Steve Marvel, in audio, available at Amazon, iTunes, and Audible.

Watch for Karla Brandenburg’s new release, Epitaph, available January 10.

Hair Raiser (Bad Hair Day Mystery #2) by Nancy J. Cohen is now available as an Audiobook at Audible, iTunes, and Amazon.

Maggie Toussaint will release her Lindsey & Ike Romantic Mystery novella series, previously published in Happy Homicide anthologies, as stand-alones and a boxed set in 2017.



Let’s Talk with Karla Brandenburg

Juggling Holiday Busyness by Karla Brandenburg The most wonderful time of the year. That’s what the song says, but if you’re like me, the number of command performance increases. Visits to family. Family visiting you. Office parties. Shopping for gifts. Baking of goodies. Christmas cards (does anyone do Christmas cards anymore?) All, in and of themselves, fun things to do, but when it turns into … [Read More...]