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Lois Winston will be on a month-long blog tour for Stitch, Bake, Die!, the tenth book in her Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery Series. Check out the schedule for the Great Escapes portion of the tour and book giveaway. In addition, the Halloween-themed A Stitch to Die For, the fifth book in the series, will be on sale all month for .99 cents.

Cheryl Hollon is deep into revisions for the seventh Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery, REFLECTIONS OF MALICE, and the third Paint & Shine Mystery, DEATH A SKETCH.

Nancy J. Cohen announces that STYLED FOR MURDER, #17 in the Bad Hair Day Mysteries, is available for preorder. Nancy also has several workshops and events this month. For more details, visit her website.

Debra H. Goldstein will appear virtually with J.T. Ellison and Lisa Wysocky at the Southern Festival of Books on Saturday, October 9, at 11:30 a.m CST/12:30 EST. She will be part of a virtual Hometown Novel Night mystery panel with Linda Sands and Dana Ridenour on October 21 at 6:30 p.m. EST/5:30 CST.

Diane A.S. Stuckart is continuing work on her 2nd Tarot Cats Mystery, MAGICIAN’S QUARREL, in hopes of having it released early in 2022.

Maggie Toussaint will be appearing on Saturday, October 9, on a Triangle Sisters In Crime Zoom Panel along with Esme Addison and Charlaine Harris to discuss paranormal mysteries. In addition, her paranormal cozy, DOGGONE IT, is bargain-priced this month.

Terry Ambrose announces that the eleventh Trouble in Paradise McKenna Mystery will be available for preorder this month, and he couldn’t be more excited. Watch for the release in early November.


Win a Free Book – October 2021

Enter to Win a Free Book October 1 – 18, 2021 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 A Stitch to Die For Nancy J. Cohen – Ebook Bad Hair […]

Let’s Talk with Cheryl Hollon

I found a new co-working space for writing! By Cheryl Hollon Even before the shutdown last year, I had fallen in love with co-working spaces throughout downtown St. Petersburg. I loved the energy of a creative environment usually fueled by an in-house coffee shop. I would pick a quiet corner and pound out my word target with ease. As with everything else, that stopped for a while, but lately, … [Read More...]