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Debra H. Goldstein’s short story, “Say it with Flowers,” will be published in SEEDS on January 12, 2022.

Diane A.S. Stuckart has a couple of new proposals out with her agent and will be anxiously waiting on good news for 2022!

Maggie Toussaint announces she signed with Crooked Lane Books to bring out her The Book and Candle Shop Mystery Series. She will be writing as Valona Jones, and the first book, SNUFFED OUT, is tentatively slated for a January 2023 release.

Terry Ambrose is pleased that he met his goal of 20,000 words on his next Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mystery by Christmas. Next stop, a completed book in early February!

Lois Winston says that with the holidays in the rearview mirror, she will be getting back to work on GUILTY AS FRAMED, her 11th Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery.

Cheryl Hollon will be a featured author at a Cozy Mystery Author Event on Saturday, January 29, 2022, from 2:00 – 4:00pm at the Barbara S. Ponse Public Library, 7770 52nd Street North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781.

Nancy J. Cohen will be researching and plotting book #18 in the Bad Hair Day Mysteries.

Win a Free Book – January 2022

Enter to Win a Free Book January 1 – 18, 2022 a Rafflecopter giveaway The winner gets to select one free book from the prize vault: Here’s what our authors are giving away this month: Lois Winston – Paperback (U.S. only) or ebook Revenge of the Crafty Corpse Nancy J. Cohen – Signed hardcover (U.S. […]

Authors on the Bench – January 2022

The trouble with favors... It’s happened to us all. We try to do someone a favor, and it backfires (sometimes spectacularly). What good turn have you done for a person (or has someone done for you) that didn’t work out quite as planned? CHERYL: I casually mentioned to my sister that we should do something to surprise my parents for their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Poof! I was in charge … [Read More...]