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While Booklover’s Bench is sad that James M. Jackson is departing, we are excited to welcome two new mystery authors, Cheryl Hollon and Diane A.S. Stuckart. We think you’ll love their work because we certainly do. Check out their links and books.

Terry Odell has released her 7th Mapleton Mystery, Deadly Assumptions: A Mapleton Mystery Novella and will be sharing her September royalties with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Nancy J. Cohen is proud to announce the release of Trimmed to Death, #15 in the Bad Hair Day Mysteries, on Sept. 25.

Karla Brandenburg is preparing The Sculptor, the next book in her Epitaph series, for release September 18.

Cheryl Hollon’s fifth Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery, Shattered at Sea, just released from Kensington.

Maggie Toussaint won the Silver Falchion Award for Best Attending Author at Killer Nashville.

Diane A.S. Stuckart will join the “Four Legged Friends in Crime” panel at Bouchercon 2018 in St. Petersburg FL in September, discussing feline (and canine) sleuths in mystery fiction.

Tina Whittle is excited to be on the Mystery Machine panel at Bouchercon in September, where she’ll be discussing the amateur sleuth as detective.










Let’s Talk with Karla Brandenburg

Transitions by Karla Brandenburg It’s back to school time again. Parents everywhere are celebrating or bemoaning their quiet houses once again. For some, back to school means getting back on schedule. For some, an empty nest means adjusting to the quiet. As silly as it sounds, when my kids went to college, despite the fact they were rarely home as a rule, they were always there to say … [Read More...]