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Mystery Thriller Week: Mystery Thriller Passport

Mystery Thriller Week: Mystery Thriller Passport

On April 12, Mystery Thriller Week begins! I am thrilled to share with you books which fall into the Mystery Thriller Passport category – novels set in fascinating locations around the globe. Authors Ritter Ames, Daniella Bernett, Tomasz Chrusciel, Lucia N. Davis, Dora Ilieva, L. Lee Kane, Patricia Loofbourrow, and Gavin Mills have kindly provided a description of their setting and story. I’ve also included information about my travel fiction thrillers. Click on the book cover to link to Amazon,…

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Mystery Thriller Week: Amateur Sleuth Mysteries and Thrillers

Mystery Thriller Week: Amateur Sleuth Mysteries and Thrillers

Today I would like to introduce you to Mystery Thriller Week (April 12-22), an annual event celebrating the Mystery and Thriller genres! I’m thrilled to share with you Amateur Sleuth Mysteries and Thrillers written by Mary Angela,  Tempeste Blake, Ellen Byron, Janice Croom, Alexia Gordon, L.C. Hayden, Dale Phillips, Janice J. Richardson, and Judy Penz Sheluk  I’ve also included information about my own amateur sleuth mystery. Click on the book cover to link to Amazon where you can read an excerpt and learn…

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Travel By Book to Australia & Oceania

Travel By Book to Australia & Oceania

Get pulled into a world of shady anthropologists and Asmat artifacts in Papua New Guinea, join an Aboriginal woman on the search for culture and family, go WWOOFing in New Zealand, search for an ancient pyramid in Samoa, or pick up a travel guide to Alice Springs. Solve a mystery with an Australian immigrant’s tragedy woven into its centre, read a gripping thriller about a heart transplant patient, savor a poignant novel about missed chances, or read about the true…

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New Interviews on Awesome Gang and Book Reader Magazine

New Interviews on Awesome Gang and Book Reader Magazine

It was a pleasure to be interviewed by both Awesome Gang and Book Reader Magazine this month! You can read my interview with Awesome Gang on their website. Here’s a short preview: What’s next for you as a writer? I plan on continuing the Adventures of Zelda Richardson series and have no shortage of choices for where to take her next. In my desk I keep a ‘future story ideas’ folder that is rather full! I already have plans for Zelda…

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Travel By Book to Europe (Focus on Fiction)

Travel By Book to Europe (Focus on Fiction)

Outwit Nazi soldiers in Italy, find a lost Dutch art collection, befriend an English jewel thief, run from a Russian spy, search for a missing artifact in Bulgaria, lead a double life as a Gestapo Commandant’s mistress, become a fugitive running from a European gang of psychopathic villains, and try to catch an elusive Greek underwear thief. Or embark on a secret romance in Corsica, create a new life among Van Gogh’s sunflowers in Provence, experience a Finnish-English romance at…

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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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Travel By Book to Asia

Travel By Book to Asia

Explore the diverse countries and islands of Asia with intrepid travelers, curious backpackers, soul searchers and naive volunteers. Included in this post are fiction and non-fiction books written by Travel By Book members Jennifer S. Alderson,  Tomasz Chrusciel, Jill Dobbe, Lesley Downer, Heather Hackett, Anne Hamilton, Dianne Noble, Aldo A. Quintana, Juliette Power and Michelle P. Tonnesen. Trek through Nepal and Pakistan with young children, work for three months in Shanghai, backpack through Cambodia and Vietnam, volunteer in Bangladesh or…

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New article and interview

New article and interview

Amsterdam’s experiencing an unexpected yet welcome heat wave, which means I’ve been on the beach more than behind my computer 🙂 Many thanks to Lucia N. Davis and Andrew Cairns for featuring me on their blogs these past two weeks! I feel honored to be the first person Lucia N. Davis interviewed for her blog. It was lovely to revisit the places which inspired my novels. Thanks, Lucia! You can read the entire interview on her blog. Andrew Cairns invited…

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Claiming My Place in the World

Claiming My Place in the World

I thought I was so cool, handing over twenty-five Euros to a freshly washed junkie I’d met in a Red Light District coffeeshop, instead of one of the smellier ones lurking on the poorly-lit bridges crisscrossing the canals. As soon as he pocketed the cash, he scurried outside and charged down the street. I hurried after him, half-running to keep up. When he darted into a darkened alleyway, I froze and my guard went up. Was he robbing me, or…

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Twitter for Beginners

Twitter for Beginners

I am often asked by author friends new to Twitter what hashtags are and why they should be using them. Quite simply, when you tweet a message with no hashtags it is invisible to anyone not following you. And when you are just starting out, that won’t be many people. Twitter users can ‘find’ tweets two ways: searching for a keyword or checking their favorite hashtag streams. Yet the results are surprisingly different. Try it one time. For example, when…

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