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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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New Release: Death by Windmill

New Release: Death by Windmill

Welcome to the world, Death By Windmill: A Mother’s Murder in Amsterdam – Book Three of the Travel Can Be Murder Mystery Series! Wanderlust Tours guide Lana Hansen and her mother, Gillian, haven’t seen eye to eye in over a decade, ever since Lana was wrongly fired from her job as an investigative reporter. So when Lana’s boss invites Gillian to join her upcoming Mother’s Day tour to the Netherlands, Lana is less than pleased. What could be worse than…

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Welcome to the world, Marked for Revenge: An Art Heist Thriller!

Welcome to the world, Marked for Revenge: An Art Heist Thriller!

Welcome to the world, Marked for Revenge: An Art Heist Thriller! I am thrilled to announce my latest novel is now available for sale as eBook and paperback on Amazon! In a few days it will also live on Waterstones, Barnes & Noble, and many other fine retailers. To all of you who have pre-ordered it – THANK YOU! Sales are already exceeding my expectations. This would not have happened without your help 🙂 You can still pick up the…

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The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery is an Audiobook

The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery is an Audiobook

I am so excited to announce the release of my first audiobook!! The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery is now available on Audible, iBooks and Amazon worldwide! It’s already WhisperSync ready (meaning if you buy the Kindle version, you can pick up the audiobook for next to nothing). You can also listen to it for free when you sign up for an Audible membership. You can listen to a sample of narrator Carol Purdom’s smooth voice on Amazon, Audible com,…

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The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery​ is 1 year old!

The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery​ is 1 year old!

TIME TO CELEBRATE! The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery​ is 1 year old!   When I released my second novel, I had no idea it would be so well received, read by so many and positively reviewed so often. I am deeply honored and grateful! A year later, I am proud to release an extensively revised Second Edition of my art mystery. I hope the improved editing will provide future readers with an even better reading experience. I am also…

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Mystery Thriller Week update

Mystery Thriller Week update

Mystery Thriller Week has turned out to be the most productive, collaborative event I’ve ever participated in! Many thanks to Vicki Goodwin, Benjamin Thomas and Sherrie Marshall Spitz for organizing such an amazing event! I’m so glad you invited me to participate this year and can’t wait for 2018. If you are an author or blogger who is interested in participating next year, you can sign up on their website now.   Reviews of The Lover’s Portrait and Down and…

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MTW review of Choke and interview with Kaye George

MTW review of Choke and interview with Kaye George

It’s my pleasure to have author Kaye George on my blog today. Her book Choke was the first one I picked to review for Mystery Thriller Week because the excerpt cracked me up! This enjoyable cozy mystery did not disappoint. Read my 4 star review and a fun interview with this Agatha nominated short story and novel writer.   My review of Choke by Kaye George Imogene Duckworthy is a feisty, twenty-two-year-old unwed mother and amateur sleuth. When her uncle is…

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Welcome to Mystery Thriller Week!

Welcome to Mystery Thriller Week!

After blogging about it for weeks, the event to end all events (at least for Mystery and Thriller lovers) has finally begun! ‘Name the Character’ Mega Giveaway To celebrate Mystery Thriller Week, I’ve set up a ‘Name the Character’ Mega Giveaway, giving fans a chance to name a character in my upcoming art mystery thriller The Anthropologist and win this fabulous prize package. Enter now via my blog, Facebook, or Goodreads! Twenty other lucky entrants will win one of my…

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MTW: Literary Heroes and Amateur Sleuths by Colin Garrow

MTW: Literary Heroes and Amateur Sleuths by Colin Garrow

I’m pleased to have author Colin Garrow as a guest on my blog today. He’s a successful middle-grade author and has recently released his first adult fiction novel, Death on a Dirty Afternoon. It’s already on my Kindle! Colin shares with us some of the amateur sleuths he regards as literary heroes and their influence on his writing. As he puts it, “although we don’t often hear about ordinary people solving crimes in the real world, it’s important to remember…

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