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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

Get to know us–links to our social media sites are in the left sidebar. Each month, we’ll be hosting contests and offering different ways to win our books and other exciting prizes. These can change in the blink of an eye–our authors are generous people and are constantly thinking of ways to reward readers.

Our monthly giveaway features books as prizes for our friends and fans.

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Cheryl Hollon will be putting the pedal to the metal on revisions for REFLECTION OF MALICE (Webb’s Glass Shop Book #7) and firing up the promotion machine for DRAW AND ORDER (Paint & Shine Book #2) in preparation for the July 2021 release.

Nancy J. Cohen announces the first in a series of box sets debuting May 1st. THE BAD HAIR DAY MYSTERIES Box Set Volume One: Books 1-3 is now available for pre-order.

Debra H. Goldstein is pleased to announce her short story, Biff’s Place, is included in Down & Out Books’ new anthology, Jukes & Tonks. The anthology releases on April 19.

Diane A.S. Stuckart will be recording for her April 24 “Tart Words” Podcast. See her website https://www.dianestuckart.com/news-and-events for details to come.

Maggie Toussaint‘s SHRIMPLY DEAD, a culinary cozy in her Seafood Capers Mystery series, releases on April 12, followed by a Great Escapes Virtual Tour from April 13-24. Her recent interview by a cozy mystery podcaster is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TwI2j56fHs

Terry Ambrose says, it’s a book launch month! On April 28, the fifth Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mystery, TREASURE MOST DEADLY, will go “out in the wild”.

Lois Winston will be teaching a 4-part Zoom workshop on “Help! I’ve Lost My Muse” to the International Women Writers Guild https://www.iwwg.org on Wednesday afternoons throughout the month of April. Her Zoom workshop on “How to Write a Mystery Series” for the New Mexico chapter of Sisters in Crime https://www.croak-and-dagger.com has been rescheduled to April 26th.



Win a Free Book – April 2021

Enter to Win a Free Book April 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 Revenge of the Crafty Corpse Nancy J. Cohen – Ebook of Easter […]

Let’s Talk with Debra H Goldstein

The Taxing Art of Writing by Debra H. Goldstein In any year but this one, today would be Tax Day. In every city, there would be long lines of cars containing people who barely slept last night waiting to drop their tax returns at the post office. Normally impatient people would restrain themselves knowing that their own procrastination resulted in the need to make sure their envelope bears … [Read More...]