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Terry Odell has two more audiobooks in production (Deadly Bones and In Deep Trouble) and has begin work on a Blackthorne, Inc. spinoff series.

Nancy J. Cohen announces the reissue of Highlights to Heaven (Bad Hair Day Mystery #5) originally published by Kensington and now revised and updated with added bonus material.

Watch for James M. Jackson’s and Tina Whittle’s upcoming novellas; they’re the “bookends” in Lowcountry Crime: Four Novellas, expected to release in February 2017.

Karla Brandenburg’s newest novel, Epitaph, will be released on January 10 (and is available for pre-order now!)

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 Terry Odell

Starting Anew by Terry Odell Wishing everyone a very safe, prosperous, and happy 2017. January is half over and the holidays are behind us. Time to get back to whatever “normal” means for each of us. For me, it’s back in the writing groove. I published three Triple-D Ranch novels in 2016, as well as two audio books. I’m continuing my audiobook production—all my Triple-D Ranch books and all my … [Read More...]