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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!
Happy release day, The Vermeer Deception!

Happy release day, The Vermeer Deception!

Today is release day for my latest art history mystery, The Vermeer Deception! I am quite excited to see it is now available on Amazon as paperback, eBook, and in Kindle Unlimited. When I set the release date a year ago, I never could have imagined the global crisis we are facing. I hope my books bring a little solace – and perhaps even joy – to your life! Here’s the description of The Vermeer Deception (Book Four in the…

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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. Luckily, we left Rome two days before the corona virus reared its ugly head there, as well. A trip to Rome is not complete without a visit to…

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Mysteries and Thrillers with a Touch of Romance

Mysteries and Thrillers with a Touch of Romance

From the first blushes of new love to couples reconnecting, these mysteries, thrillers, and cozies are perfect February reads! This selection includes stories featuring small town crushes, romantic trips abroad, work flings, wedding plans, and honeymoon cruises by Jennifer S. Alderson, Lynn McMahon Anstead, Pauline Barclay, S.L. Beaumont, Daniella Bernett, Tempeste Blake, Lucia N. Davis, Carmen Radtke, Janice J. Richardson, and Khaled Talib. Death by Baguette: A Valentine’s Day Murder in Paris By Jennifer S. Alderson Paris—the city of love,…

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New Release: Death by Baguette

New Release: Death by Baguette

Welcome to the world, Death By Baguette: A Valentine’s Day Murder in Paris – Book Two of the Travel Can Be Murder Mystery Series! Paris—the city of love, lights … and murder? Join tour guide Lana Hansen as she escorts five couples on an unforgettable Valentine-themed vacation to France! Unfortunately it will be the last trip for one passenger… Lana Hansen’s future is looking bright. She has money in her bank account, a babysitter for her cat, and even a boyfriend….

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Marked for Revenge wins Reader Awards!

Marked for Revenge wins Reader Awards!

I am thrilled to see that Book Three in my Zelda Richardson Mystery series, Marked for Revenge: An Art Heist Thriller, has won several readers awards! It came in at number 14 in Amy’s Bookshelf Reviews Top 20 Indie Reads of 2019. You can check out her book blog HERE. Marked for Revenge came in at number 30 in ReadFree.ly’s Top 50 Indie Reads of 2019. You can view the entire list HERE. It also won a Chill with a…

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Marked for Revenge nominated for ReadFreely’s Indie Top 50 Books of the Year

Marked for Revenge nominated for ReadFreely’s Indie Top 50 Books of the Year

I am thrilled to announce that Marked for Revenge: An Art Heist Thriller is nominated for ReadFreely’s Indie Top 50 Indie Novels of 2019! It is an honor to be nominated, but even better to win 🙂 Their decision is partially based on reader votes. If you could vote for it, I would appreciate it! Here’s a direct link: http://www.readfree.ly/vote-50-best-indie-books-2019-mysterythriller/ Sometimes the link takes you back to the homepage. There is a blue link at the top to VOTE HERE….

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New Amazon Release: Death on the Danube

New Amazon Release: Death on the Danube

Death on the Danube: A New Year’s Murder in Budapest is now available on Amazon as paperback and eBook! Order now on: Amazon COM eBook Amazon worldwide eBook Amazon paperback Death on the Danube will be available as paperback at non-Amazon retailers on November 28. You can also preorder Death by Baguette: A Valentine’s Day Murder in Paris (Book 2 in the Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery series) now on Amazon as eBook! 20

Map Your Mystery review of Marked for Revenge

Map Your Mystery review of Marked for Revenge

Many thanks to Christine Gentes of Map Your Mystery for reviewing Marked for Revenge! You can read her fantastic review of Marked for Revenge HERE. She has also interviewed me for her wonderful blog and reviewed my novels The Lover’s Portrait and Rituals of the Dead. Click on the links to visit her site! 20

Historical Fiction Gift Guide

Historical Fiction Gift Guide

Let yourself be swept away to another time and place with these captivating historical fiction novels by Jennifer S. Alderson, Victoria Blake, Angela Barton, Vanessa Couchman, Carol M. Cram, Kathryn Gauci, Marion Kummerow, Imogen Matthews, and Angela Petch! These fascinating tales introduce you to the world of singers, theater makers, artists, and tapestry weavers in bygone eras, as well as those of ordinary citizens caught up in the horrors of WWII in the Netherlands, France, Germany, and Italy. Most of…

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Spotlight on book blogger Rosie Amber

Spotlight on book blogger Rosie Amber

It is a real pleasure to introduce you to Rosie Amber, book blogger extraordinaire and the brains behind #TuesdayBookBlog and #RBRT (Rosie’s Book Review Team). If you are searching for the perfect holiday read, do check out the plethora of book reviews listed on her website, in all sorts of genres. Books do make perfect gifts! Take a moment to learn more about Rosie, her passion for reading, why she started a book blog, and some of her favorite novels….

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