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Terry Ambrose is working his way through the long writing spell between books. He’s now editing the next TROUBLE IN PARADISE MCKENNA MYSTERY for release in November.

Lois Winston will be spending the month of September getting ready for the release and blog tour of STITCH, BAKE, DIE!, her tenth Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery.

Cheryl Hollon  has completed the first draft of the seventh Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery, REFLECTIONS OF MALICE, and the deep editing has begun! 

Nancy J. Cohen announces the Sept. 10 release of THE BAD HAIR DAY MYSTERIES BOX SET VOLUME FOUR: BOOKS 10-12. In this trio of adventures, hairstylist sleuth Marla Vail gets married, moves into a new house, and goes on a honeymoon all while solving crimes and adjusting to life as a newlywed.

Debra H. Goldstein’s short story, Bucket List Dreams, was released in print and e-book form in the MURDER BY THE GLASS anthology. She will be holding a virtual book discussion about ONE TASTE TOO MANY with California’s Contra Costa County library’s Cozy Mystery Book Club on September 4 at 3 PST, 5 CST, 6 EST. Free but registration is required.

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 recently moderated and participated in Killer Nashville panels about traditional publishing, book distribution for indie authors, plotting, navigating career trouble, and paranormal world building.

Win a Free Book – September 2021

Enter to Win a Free Book September 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 – Ebook of Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mysteries, Books 1-2 Nancy J. Cohen – Hardcover (U.S. only) or […]

Let’s Talk with Diane A.S Stuckart

Handy Little Things By Diane A.S. Stuckart I have three desks in my home office. Do I need three desks? No. Can I get rid of at least one of them? I’d like to but moving them into the office originally was hard enough. Wrangling even the smallest one out again would take a good week or more of packing up and rearranging. Besides, I’m a writer, and desks are a tool of the trade…not to mention … [Read More...]