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News and information related to my debut novel, Down and Out in Kathmandu: A Backpacker Mystery (Book One in the Adventures of Zelda Richardson series)

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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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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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! 20

BookBub

BookBub

During a recent vacation to Munich, I received some incredible news from the wonderful folks at BookBub! Follow me now to be one of the first to know which book of mine they will be featuring in mid-August! 20

Zelda Richardson Mystery Series is now live

Zelda Richardson Mystery Series is now live

Introducing the Zelda Richardson Mystery Series and Adventures in Backpacking series! Feedback from several wonderful readers has convinced me to split my novels into two groupings – the Adventures in Backpacking series and Zelda Richardson Mystery series. Down and Out in Kathmandu, Holiday Gone Wrong, and Notes of a Naive Traveler all fall nicely into the backpacker group. The Lover’s Portrait, Rituals of the Dead, and Marked for Revenge constitute the mystery series. While preparing to release Marked for Revenge,…

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Interview on Fussy Librarian

Interview on Fussy Librarian

I am thrilled to be featured on The Fussy Librarian’s fabulous book blog! They regularly feature fascinating authors – Harriet Steel, Victoria Blake, Jershua Jones, Janice J. Richardson and Pamela Allegretto, to name a few. So I was obviously thrilled to be invited to participate! The introduction alone makes me blush (with pride): “Here’s a dare for even the most committed homebody: Read Jennifer S. Alderson’s author bio, let alone her published works, and just try not to get the travel…

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Tempering my potty mouth: clean version of Down and Out in Kathmandu

Tempering my potty mouth: clean version of Down and Out in Kathmandu

“Wow – you look like a librarian yet swear like a sailor.” When I was in my twenties, I heard this more times than I can count. Back then, I really didn’t give a …well, you know what I mean. Now that I am older, I don’t swear nearly as much as I used to. Though my idea of how backpackers talk and interact with each other was formed by my own experiences. And most of the backpackers I met…

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Books in My Handbag

Books in My Handbag

Many thanks to Jessie Cahalin for including my novels in her fabulous Books in My Handbag gallery! As she writes, “every single composition sets the scene and tells a story. There are themes such as mystery, escapism, adventure and romance. The images demonstrate the fact that authors are fun story-tellers who absolutely adore a creative challenge!” Check out the hundreds of photographs on her blog. I’m also pleased to see the release of The Lover’s Portrait audiobook is mentioned on…

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Indie Advent Calendar is back!

Indie Advent Calendar is back!

Every day in December you’ll meet fantastic new authors and learn about their books during the Indie Advent Calendar. It’s the perfect way to find gift ideas for those difficult to buy for people in your life. Or perhaps you’ll be adding things to your own wish list 🙂 Two authors will be featured every day and many will be giving away books, sharing excerpts and chatting with readers. I will be featured on December 20. There are plenty of…

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Three new interviews: Indie Publishing Group, Birds of a Feather Press and Wandering with Melissa

Three new interviews: Indie Publishing Group, Birds of a Feather Press and Wandering with Melissa

It is always an honor to be featured on websites and blogs dedicated to writing, publishing and travel. I am so lucky to have been interviewed by Ben Jackson for the Indie Publishing Group, Jay Artale for Birds of a Feather Press and Melissa Burovac for her site, Wandering with Melissa. If you want to learn more about me or my books, these would be a great place to start 🙂  Happy reading and travels, everyone!   Ben Jackson’s Indie…

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