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Let's Talk with Maggie Toussaint
“Giving Thanks in a Post-Covid (I Hope) World"
Many of us have blessings we always mention on this occasion. Family, friends, home, career, transportation , personal health and mobility, community, pets, rewarding hobbies, and more are blessings that come to mind. However, our world changed in recent years. Covid took a toll on every level, with its stranglehold of fear nestling in our psyches. Though many are once again marching to their own beat…
Win a Free Book – Nov 22
Enter Nov. 1-18 to win a free book! Winner gets to choose one 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 – Paperback (U.S. only) or ebook Highlights to Heaven
Debra H. Goldstein – Paperback (U.S. only) or ebook Five Bells Too Many
Cheryl Hollon – Signed paperback (U.S. only) Death a Sketch
Diane A.S. Stuckart – Paperback (U.S. only) Fool’s Moon
Maggie Toussaint – Hardcover (U.S. only) or ebook Doggone It
Terry Ambrose – Paperback (U.S. only) or ebook Mystery of the Eight Islands
On The Bench
Trick or treat is just around the corner!
October means that Trick or Treat time is almost here. What is your protagonist’s go-to Halloween costume, and what is their favorite Halloween candy?
- Terry Ambrose:
says that with the launch of THE CASE OF THE AMOROUS ASSAILANT complete, he has already started work on the next Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mystery
- Nancy J. Cohen:
has finished STAR TANGLED MURDER, #18 in the Bad Hair Day Mysteries, and sent it to her editor. She is anxiously awaiting feedback.
- Debra H. Goldstein
announces the publication of three short stories: So Beautiful or So What in PARANOIA BLUES: CRIME FICTION INSPIRED BY THE SONGS OF PAUL SIMON, The Girls in Cabin Three in Black Cat Mystery Magazine #12, and Death in the Hand of the Tongue in AN ELEMENT OF MYSTERY.
- Cheryl Hollon:
is delighted with the success of the recent release of DEATH A SKETCH (Paint & Shine Book #3). She’s also just returned from a two-week research trip to the UK to support the first draft of a new aviation mystery series set in 1958 Bristol, England.
- Diane A.S. Stuckart:
announces the Kindle version of PEACH CLOBBERED (Book 1 in the Georgia B&B Mystery series) will be on sale all of November as a Kindle Monthly deal, priced at $1.99.
- Maggie Toussaint:
announces that there will be an audio book released for SNUFFED OUT, writing as Valona Jones. “[An] enjoyable series launch . . . Paranormal cozy fans will be well satisfied.” —Publishers Weekly
- Lois Winston:
will be spending November working on the 12th book in her Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery Series and working with her narrator to continue producing audiobooks of the series. Turkey will be involved at some point during the month as well.