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“Hurricane Season"

June First is the start of Hurricane Season in Florida. TV stations tout “Be Prepared, Not Scared” for their Hurricane Preparedness segments. Grocery stores like Publix offer brochures with hurricane checklists and preparation tips. It’s about this time that I repost my own list of things to do when a hurricane approaches. We’ve been through this scenario many times but


Win Two Free Books – June 2023

Contest Run: June 1 - 22, 2023
Win Two Free Books - June 2023
  • Enter to win two free books by our Booklovers Bench authors:

    Should Have Played Poker paperback or ebook by Debra H. Goldstein
    Death a Sketch signed paperback by Cheryl Hollon

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On The Bench

Our favorite fictional settings

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Which fictional setting from one of your books or short stories would you love to step into, yourself, and why?

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Latest News

  • Terry Ambrose:

    announces that his latest Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mystery, Dead Men Need No Reservations  is now available on Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C15SSV21/


  • Nancy J. Cohen:

    will be releasing Moonlight Rhapsody, #2 in the Drift-Lord Series, in a new trade paperback edition on June 13, 2023. A captured aristocrat and a talented songstress flee their enemies on an outlawed planet in this action-packed science fiction romance. https://books2read.com/MoonlightRhapsody

  • Debra H. Goldstein

    reissued Should Have Played Poker: a Carrie Martin and the Mah Jongg Players Mystery in trade paperback and e-book formats. She will be appearing on Carol Goodman Kaufman’s Murder We Write Podcast on June 5 (Spotify, etc.).

  • Cheryl Hollon:

    is organizing a Florida Mystery Writers of America meeting featuring Cheryl Head being interviewed by JD Allen at noon on June 19, 2023.  The meeting will be held at noon at the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club. Sign up at https://mwaflorida.org

  • Diane A.S. Stuckart:

    announces that her first Georgia B&B cozy mystery, Peach Clobbered, written as Anna Gerard, will be available in mass market paperback in July.

  • Maggie Toussaint:

    is busy with her A Magic Candle Shop series: she’s marketing Snuffed Out, announcing pre-orders of In The Wick of Time, crossing her fingers that book three is picked up, and writing book four. All she knows for sure is Valona Jones is her pen name, and her books are about a psychic candlemaker.

  • Lois Winston:

    is excited to announce the release of A Crafty Collage of Crime, the 12th book in her Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery Series, on June 16th. Beginning June 19th, Lois will be on a 2-week virtual blog tour to promote the release of the book. You can find the tour schedule at the below URL. Stop by each blog on the tour to enter the Rafflecopter for a chance to win a copy of A Crafty Collage of Crime. https://www.escapewithdollycas.com/great-escapes-virtual-book-tours/upcoming-great-escapes-book-tours/a-crafty-collage-of-crime-an-anastasia-pollack-crafting-mystery-by-lois-winston/