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

Debra H. Goldstein’s FOUR CUTS TOO MANY, the fourth Sarah Blair mystery, releases on May 25. For a chance at giveaways during a Great Escapes Virtual Tour and  other blogs, at three Facebook launch events, and at the various bookstores and libraries Debra will be visiting virtually, check out her website at https://www.DebraHGoldstein.com and while there sign up for her newsletter for even more opportunities to win.

Diane A.S. Stuckart  is pleased to announce the May 11 release of PEACHES AND SCHEMES, book 3 in the Georgia B&B Mystery series and available in hardcover, ebook, and audio online and at major bookstores. Go to www.georgiabbmysteries.com and click the Events page for info on appearances and book giveaways.

Maggie Toussaint says to contact her for signed books of her latest culinary cozy, SHRIMPLY DEAD. Meanwhile, Maggie’s nearing the end of the first draft for a new paranormal series in Savannah. https://maggietoussaint.com/

Terry Ambrose released his fifth Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mystery, TREASURE MOST DEADLY, on April 28. Terry is giving away a $35 Amazon gift card to celebrate.  Learn more at http://www.terryambrose.com 

Lois Winston announces that the first chapter of ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY GLUE GUN, the first book in her ongoing cozy mystery series about crafts editor and reluctant amateur sleuth Anastasia Pollack, is now available as part of the Mystery Rat’s Maze series of podcasts from Kings River Life Magazine. https://mysteryratsmaze.podbean.com/e/assault-with-a-deadly-glue-gun-by-lois-winston/

Cheryl Hollon is appearing at the Reston, VA, Scrawl Books Virtual Cozy Con on May 15th at 2:30 pm with Sarah Fox and Krista Davis leading readers in a fun game of Cozy Family Feud if you sign up at this link: https://www.scrawlbooks.com/event/cozy-con-2021  

Win a Free Book – May 2021

Enter to Win a Free Book May 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 – Hardcover first edition […]

Let’s Talk with Lois Winston

Could Life Get Any Crazier? By Lois Winston My last Booklover’s Bench post was seven weeks ago, and right now my head is spinning over everything that has happened since I last posted. First, the good news: My husband and I are now fully vaccinated. We’ve even ventured out to a restaurant for the first time in thirteen months and also visited with friends we haven’t seen in more than a … [Read More...]