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  • Word search for Peaches and Schemes

    This is a word search for Peaches and Schemes by Diane A.S. Stuckart. Whether you’ve read the book or not, we’re sure you’ll have fun with this word search puzzle based on the story! […]

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Let's Talk with Diane A.S. Stuckart

“Speaking of Which"

I read a great quote from everyone’s favorite source, Anonymous: Never make fun of someone who mispronounces a word. It means they learned it by reading. And while Anonymous can often be full of it, in my opinion this particular saying is a truism for the ages. Reason being, I’ve spent a lifetime knowing what most words mean but spent equal time unsure how to pronounce certain of them. If you’re nodding along, that probably means that you—like me—have been a voracious reader…

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Win 7 Free Books AND a Mug – Feb 2024

Contest Run: Feb. 1-22, 2024
Win 7 Free Books AND a Logo Mug!
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On The Bench

Who you gonna call?

Image by Markus Winkler from Pixabay

Sometimes even the best amateur sleuth needs help solving a crime. Is there a mystery character that you would love to team up with on a case?

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Latest News

  • Terry Ambrose:

    is pleased to announce the eighth Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mystery, THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO MURDER. New quirky characters. Plenty of secrets. And proof that, in Seaside Cove, every truffle has a dark side.

  • Nancy J. Cohen:

    reminds readers that the Bad Hair Day Mysteries Box Set Volume Six is now available. This includes books 16-18 in her series.  https://books2read.com/BoxSetSix

  • Debra H. Goldstein

    plans to spend February updating her website with all the wonderful things scheduled for March, April, and beyond. Check out https://www.DebraHGoldstein.com periodically this month and don’t forget to sign up for her blog while there (guest authors appear every other Monday) and her newsletter (information, Littlest Readers, and giveaways once a month).

  • Cheryl Hollon:

    is awaiting word on a special project and trying her hand at a short story.

  • Diane A.S. Stuckart:

    announces that the mass market version of PEACHES AND SCHEMES, third in her Georgia B&B Mystery series, will be a part of Harlequin Worldwide’s February 2024 book club shipment. The book will be available for general sale in April.

  • Maggie Toussaint:

    is polishing book 4 of her A Magic Candle Shop mystery, which she writes as Valona Jones. She is also elbow-deep in the administrative side of being a writer: getting stacks of paper filed, setting up folders for 2024, and thinking of ways to procrastinate compiling 2023 author expenses and income while still meeting the tax filing deadline.

  • Lois Winston:

    announces she will be the featured author at the Cozy Mystery Group’s Cozy Mystery Takeover Party on Facebook and via Zoom, on Monday evening, February 12th, 7pm ET, 6pm CT, 5pm MT, and 4pm PT. All are welcome. Come for an hour of chatting. There will be prizes! https://www.facebook.com/groups/cozymysteryparty/?ref=share_group_linkhttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/81700739691