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Author: Jennifer S. Alderson

Hello! I am the author of the travel thriller Down and Out in Kathmandu: A Backpacker Mystery, The Lover's Portrait: An Art Mystery, Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery, and Notes of a Naive Traveler: Nepal and Thailand. I love to blog about travel, art, museums, expat life and books. Thanks for stopping by!
Introducing Art in Fiction

Introducing Art in Fiction

Today it gives me great pleasure to turn my blog over to Carol M. Cram, author and founder of a new website for readers who love art and culture – Art in Fiction! INTRODUCING ART IN FICTION A New Literary Website Developed by Carol M. Cram I’m thrilled to announce the launch of Art In Fiction (www.artinfiction.com), a new website for lovers of novels inspired by the arts. I’ve created Art In Fiction as a literary oasis that only lists books inspired by…

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Spotlight on mystery author Liz Milliron

Spotlight on mystery author Liz Milliron

It is a pleasure to welcome mystery author Liz Milliron to my blog! Many of you may also know her as a blogger for Mysteristas. Today she is here to share more about how she researches the settings of her mystery series – Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania – and weaves her own experiences into her characters’ lives. Be sure and let Liz know via comment where you enjoy traveling to most – either in person or in fiction! Location, location, location…

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Travel By Book Summer Adventures

Travel By Book Summer Adventures

Infuse the last days of summer with a little mystery and adventure. Grab one of these pulse-pounding reads and transport yourself around the world–from the comfort of your beach towel! Here is a selection of books by Travel By Book members Jennifer S. Alderson, Caron Albright, Andrew Cairns, Richard Clark, Rebecca Entel, Margaret Halliday, Linda Huber, Rob Johnson, Effrosyni Moschoudi, A. Nation, Helen Pryke, and Suzi Stembridge. If you enjoy reading or writing books strong in setting, consider joining us…

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Down and Out in Kathmandu is an audiobook

Down and Out in Kathmandu is an audiobook

My debut novel, Down and Out in Kathamandu: A Backpacker Mystery, is now an audiobook! It’s the perfect summer listen for lovers of travel, crime fiction, and (mis)adventures. If you do listen or read it, I would love to know what you think of it! Available now as audiobook, paperback, and eBook from Amazon COM, Amazon Worldwide, Audible COM, Audible UK, iTunes, Barnes & Noble, AbeBooks or Book Depository, Audible Germany, and Audible France. Zelda wants to teach children English and…

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New interviews: Book Club Mom, Harriet Steel, LJ Ross

New interviews: Book Club Mom, Harriet Steel, LJ Ross

Here are three new additions to the ‘Interviews page’ on my website I wanted to let you know about. Many thanks to Book Club Mom, Harriet Steel, and LJ Ross for inviting me to visit their blogs. I feel honored that they asked! Here’s a short excerpt. Click on the links to visit their wonderful blogs. Who’s That Indie Author? on Book Club Mom’s Book Blog Do you like using social media to promote yourself and your book? If so,…

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Fika with Vicky

Fika with Vicky

Jennifer S. Alderson is Taking Fika Places “Often, during the summer months, our thoughts drift towards travel. We yearn for something new, exotic destinations, and adventure. Sometimes we can appease those yearnings, but other times we cannot. If you are experiencing those other times this summer, don’t despair. Because author Jennifer S. Alderson has everything you’re looking for…” Just before we headed to Bavaria last month, I got the chance to chat with a lovely Canadian radio host, Vicky Young…

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Rosie’s Book Review Team Strikes Again!

Rosie’s Book Review Team Strikes Again!

I am thrilled to see a wonderful new review of Marked for Revenge: An Art Heist Thriller on Rosie Amber’s Book Review website! Today’s review is by team member Robbie Cheadle, who blogs at https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/ “This is the third book I have read in the Zelda Richardson series which I find quite unique as a whole due to its focus on the world of art museums in the Netherlands. Ms Alderson describes the artworks that feature in her stories with…

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Waterstones

Waterstones

I recently teamed up with IngramSpark in order to make my novels more accessible to larger bookstores, including Waterstones! Ever since stumbling into my first Waterstones bookstore on a trip to London years ago, it’s been a dream to see my novels there. And now they are! 🙂 You can now order Down and Out in Kathmandu, The Lover’s Portrait, Rituals of the Dead, and Marked for Revenge at most independent and major bookstores around the world. Happy reading!

Travel By Book Summer Reads

Travel By Book Summer Reads

Chill out on the beach with one of these great reads and transport yourself around the world – from the comfort of your lounger! Here is a selection of books by Travel By Book members Jennifer S. Alderson, Ronesa Aveela, Anne Allen, Pamela Allegretto, Daniella Bernett, Vanessa Couchman, Jane Dunning, Elizabeth Gates, Lynn McMahon Anstead, Marjory McGinn, and Eva Pasco. If you enjoy reading or writing books strong in setting, consider joining us on Facebook! Marked for Revenge: An Art…

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Road trip through Bavaria

Road trip through Bavaria

Last week my family and I headed out to Munich, Germany by car. We are glad we did drive because an unexpected heatwave had us heading to the forested Bavarian hills sooner than planned! Because this was our first major road trip since our son’s birth, we split it up into half-day drives with plenty of time to stop and stretch our legs. I am so glad we did, otherwise we wouldn’t have discovered Nassau or Heidelberg! Our first stop…

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