Let’s Talk with Maggie Toussaint

Countdown Mania by Maggie Toussaint We’re familiar with the countdown sequence to a rocket’s launch: Ten-Nine-Eight-Seven-Six-Five-Four-Three-Two-One-Blast Off! When an author launches a book, it feels just that mindful and eventful. Confound It is coming out June 1, 2018, and I’ve been busy getting everything ready. To readers it should seem like everything comes together silky […]

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Won’t you be my Valentine? By Maggie Toussaint Remember when your whole elementary school class exchanged Valentines? I savored each brightly colored card. I loved the red hearts, cartoon characters, and the sentiment of caring. I also remember the agony of selecting which cards went to which people. It was important to give the ones […]

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Let’s Talk Gifts that Keep Giving

The Gift that Keeps on Giving Retail stores and online vendors would like us to think that all holiday “gifts” must be purchased. Those store-bought gifts are nice, but there are other kinds of gifts. The personal touch and the “little things” are often cherished more than something picture perfect. I hope you enjoy our […]

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Let’s Talk with Maggie Toussaint

When something old is new By Maggie Toussaint Finally, finally, finally I have trade paperbacks and a digital release of the entire series for the Lindsey & Ike mystery fans. The print and digital books contain all three novellas. This series sprang from my very first mystery ever written. Like many first attempts, it wasn’t […]

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Let’s Talk with Maggie Toussaint

Release Day! By Maggie Toussaint My last Lindsey & Ike novella, “Dead Men Tell No Tales,” releases today, Nov. 2. The third in this romantic mystery series, “Dead Men” is a fitting send off for this couple. Lindsey started the series temporarily holding the family newspaper business together, and now she’s the fulltime editor of […]

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Let’s Talk about Fall

This week the Booklover’s Bench authors share their thoughts about the changes associated with the season of fall. We hope you’ll enjoy this group post. Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter for a Tote Bag prize. Emily Dickinson famously wrote, “There is a certain slant of light.” I recall her words quite often as summer moves […]

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Amnesia and Cleopatra Jones By Maggie Toussaint In my new cozy mystery novella, “No Quarter.” Cleopatra Jones wakes up in a distant hospital with no memory of how she got there, no memory of what she did that day. She is frightened and alone. A man arrives who claims to be related, and hard on […]

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Let’s Talk with Maggie Toussaint

Energy Vamps By Maggie Toussaint There’s a new critter in my latest Dreamwalker Mystery, Dadgummit. I stumbled upon the idea of an energy vampire in the oddest way, through a conversation with a friend. Somehow our chat drifted to the topic of people who are exhausting. Some people exhaust me because they seem to be […]

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Beach Reads Giveaway

Beach Reads Giveaway Summer time and the living is easy, or at least that’s the dream. Those idyllic summer days of yore where we loll around with little responsibility. Perhaps we swim or go boating, perhaps we sun and read, or maybe we travel. Our authors at Booklovers Bench want to share a summer highlight […]

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