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Author: Jennifer S. Alderson

Hello! I am the author of the Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery series, the Zelda Richardson Art Mystery series, and Adventures in Backpacking novels. I love to write and blog about travel, art, museums, expat life, and great books. Thanks for stopping by!
Death by Flamenco Paperback Available Now!

Death by Flamenco Paperback Available Now!

Great news! The paperback and large print editions of Death by Flamenco: An Easter Murder in Seville are now available for purchase on Amazon worldwide! The eBook version releases on Amazon on December 10, 2021, and the paperback edition will be for sale on other retailers soon after. Death by Flamenco: An Easter Murder in Seville (Book Seven of the Travel Can Be Murder Mystery Series) Seville—the home of tapas, flamenco, and … murder? Tour guide Lana Hansen is finally…

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Christmas cozy mystery for travel lovers!

Christmas cozy mystery for travel lovers!

Join tour guide Lana Hansen as she sleuths out a killer during a Christmas-themed trip to Rome in Death by Fountain, book five in the Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery Series. Treat yourself or a loved one to an armchair vacation and order a copy now! Available as paperback, eBook, large print edition, and in Kindle Unlimited.

Normandy Coast and WWII

Normandy Coast and WWII

This summer, my family spent a wonderful ten days traveling around the Normandy coast of France. It was only intended to be a vacation, but I came back inspired to write two new stories set in this lovely location! Look for a Travel Can Be Murder cozy mystery set here sometime next year! The second novel will remain a mystery for a while longer 🙂 Here is a brief look at this fascinating region on the west coast of France….

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New Release – Death by Leprechaun

New Release – Death by Leprechaun

Fancy a trip to Dublin? Why not travel to Ireland with tour guide Lana Hansen and solve a murder along the way? It is my pleasure to share Book 6 of the Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery series with you. Death by Leprechaun: A Saint Patrick’s Day Murder in Dublin is now available as eBook, paperback, large print edition, and in Kindle Unlimited! CLICK HERE to buy the eBook, paperback, or read it in Kindle Unlimited.CLICK HERE to buy…

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Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mysteries Boxset

Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mysteries Boxset

I am so excited to announce that the first three eBooks in the Travel Can Be Murder series are now bundled and can be purchased at a discount! This collection includes Death on the Danube, Death by Baguette, and Death by Windmill. It’s the perfect way to binge read the weekend away 🙂 You can buy it as eBook on Amazon worldwide. CLICK HERE to order it now!

Death by Fountain: A Christmas Murder in Rome

Death by Fountain: A Christmas Murder in Rome

I am so excited to announce the release of Book 5 in the Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery series – Death by Fountain! Why not spend Christmas in Rome with tour guide Lana Hansen – and solve a murder while you are there! Available as paperback, eBook, and in Kindle Unlimited. Buy it now on Amazon (eBook / paperback), Barnes and Noble, Book Depository, and other fine retailers. Rome – the city of churches, marble… and murder? For one American tourist, a famous fountain…

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Rome: Location Research for Travel Can Be Murder

Rome: Location Research for Travel Can Be Murder

Here in the Alderson household, we are still recovering from a week’s vacation to Rome. It sounds quite jetsettery, but it’s only a two-hour flight from Amsterdam! It was to celebrate my husband’s birthday and conduct a little location research for Book 5 in the Travel Can Be Murder cozy mystery series – Death by Fountain: A Christmas Murder in Rome. Luckily, we left Rome two days before the corona virus reared its ugly head there, as well. A trip…

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The Lover’s Portrait featured on CrimeReads!

The Lover’s Portrait featured on CrimeReads!

I am honored and thrilled to see The Lover’s Portrait featured on the fabulous magazine and website for crime fiction fans – CrimeReads! Art dealer and author Carol Orange included my WWII art history mystery in her list of “7 Great Heist Novels”. I am in GREAT company – Ian Rankin, Daniel Silva, Iain Pears, Jeffrey Archer, Carson Morton, and Robert Brown Parker also made the list. Here’s what she had to say about The Lover’s Portrait: Jennifer S. Alderson,…

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New Release: Death by Bagpipes

New Release: Death by Bagpipes

Follow the further adventures of tour guide Lana Hansen in Death by Bagpipes: A Summer Murder in Edinburgh! When a trip to Scotland ends in tragedy, travel guide Lana Hansen must sleuth out who murdered her guest before she ends up paying the piper. Lana hasn’t seen her ex-husband Ron since their divorce was finalized six months earlier. So when they bump into each on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, she is not exactly jumping for joy. To make matters…

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