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Booklover’s Bench welcomes the return of one of our founding members, Terry Ambrose. We’re delighted to have this distinguished alumnus with us again, and we hope you will enjoy his presence and his books. His series include the Trouble in Paradise McKenna Mysteries, the Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mysteries, and the License to Lie thriller series. He always has a handy scam tip in his newsletters along with recipes and more. For more details, visit https://terryambrose.com

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Debra H. Goldstein announces she is touring virtually and via blogs in June for newlyreleased Four cuts Too Many. Check out her website, https://www.DebraHGoldstein.com, for the links to where she’ll be for free with Ellery Adams, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Yasmin Angoe, and Hallie Ephron (June 3), V.M. Burns (June 8), Ellen Byron and V.M. Burns (June 10), and interviewing Dr. Kathy Reichs during Mystery in the Midlands (June 26).

Diane A.S. Stuckart is resting up after her May virtual tour for PEACHES AND SCHEMES by judging entries for the Cat Writer’s Association annual Communications Contest

Maggie Toussaint has completed the rough draft of a new paranormal cozy set in Savannah and has rolled up her sleeves for edits. She is also attending the Virtual Conference, Mystery in the Midlands, via Crowdcast on June 26.

With the release of his fifth Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mystery behind him, Terry Ambrose is turning his attention to the fall release of the eleventh Trouble in Paradise McKenna Mystery.

Lois Winston will be giving an online presentation June 12th to Liberty State Fiction Writers on “Write Nice(ly)! How to Give and Receive Constructive Criticism.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cheryl Hollon is pleased to announce the June 29 release of DRAW AND ORDER, book 2 in the Paint & Shine Mystery series and available in paperback, ebook, and audio online and at your favorite bookstore. 

Nancy J. Cohen announces The Bad Hair Day Mysteries BOX SET Volume One: BOOKS 1-3 is available at most major online bookstores. Meet Marla Shore, a Florida hairstylist and salon owner with a knack for styling hair and solving crimes.

Win a Free Book – June 2021

Enter to Win a Free Book June 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 – Paperback (U.S. only) or ebook of Revenge of the Crafty Corpse Nancy J. Cohen – Paperback (U.S. […]

Let’s Talk with Nancy J Cohen

Forget Me Not by Nancy J. Cohen The forget-me-not flower has had a symbolic use throughout history. I think of it in a different manner. As I’m revising book #17 in my Bad Hair Day Mysteries, I look for repetitions so as to eliminate them. My first draft is basic storytelling. I rush through, writing the story as it comes and focusing on getting the mystery elements down. I can’t remember what … [Read More...]