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Travel Giveaway to celebrate Rituals of the Dead’s April 6 release!

Travel Giveaway to celebrate Rituals of the Dead’s April 6 release!

Giveaway time! On April 6, Rituals of the Dead – my travel thriller set in Papua and the Netherlands – will be available as eBook and paperback worldwide!  (You can preorder it now and save a buck.) To celebrate, I am giving away a fabulous travel-related prize package on April 5! ONE lucky traveler will win: Save the Planet! World Map Shopper bag (made from recycled plastic bottles) POINT IT travelers language kit (the bestselling photobook of all time) Notebook…

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First official review of Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery!

First official review of Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery!

I am thrilled to see the first official review of Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery on Goodreads​! “History comes alive in this story as Zelda photographs the diary, unearthing a story of murder, greed, missionaries and artifacts. It is not a book one puts down easily. The characters are carefully crafted, engaging you from page one. Alderson takes you from past to present and back again seamlessly as you follow events Zelda has yet to unravel…” THANK YOU, early…

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Theresa Smith Writes Behind the Pen and Staying in with Linda Hill

Theresa Smith Writes Behind the Pen and Staying in with Linda Hill

I am again touched by the kindness and support book bloggers lend to us authors. It is truly appreciated! Today I would like to share two new posts – Behind the Pen feature on Theresa Smith Writes Book Blog and Staying in with… on Linda Hill’s Book Blog. Both were wonderful ways of connecting with new readers. I also enjoyed ‘visiting’ Australia again, thanks to Theresa Smith. If you love to read, both sites are well worth your time! Behind the Pen feature…

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Books in my Handbag Blog: A Pesky Sleuth and Dutch Masterpieces in my Handbag

Books in my Handbag Blog: A Pesky Sleuth and Dutch Masterpieces in my Handbag

I am thrilled to share more about my art history mystery, The Lover’s Portrait, with Jessie Cahalin and her Books in my Handbag Blog! A Pesky Sleuth and Dutch Masterpieces in my Handbag “Travel with Jennifer S Alderson to Amsterdam and find out what has happened to some missing Dutch masterpieces.  Jennifer asked me to hide the paintings in the Handbag Gallery, but if you read the novel then the secrets will be revealed.  A pesky amateur sleuth will guide…

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Amsterdam: the Perfect Setting for an Art Mystery

Amsterdam: the Perfect Setting for an Art Mystery

Amsterdam is the perfect setting for an art-related mystery, especially one in which the looting of artwork by the Nazis during World War Two plays a central role. My second novel, The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery, is about an American art history student who finds clues to the whereabouts of a collection of masterpieces hidden somewhere in Amsterdam, secreted away in 1942 by a homosexual art dealer who’d rather die than turn his collection over to his Nazi blackmailer. I can…

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The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery Goodreads Giveaway

The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery Goodreads Giveaway

Don’t miss your chance to win two thrilling art mysteries! Starting today, Goodreads members will have a chance to win a signed paperback copy of The Lover’s Portrait! And don’t forget to enter to win Rituals of the Dead while you are there. Happy reading!   The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery – rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer – he pays with his life, leaving…

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Goodreads Giveaway For Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Goodreads Giveaway For Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Here’s your chance to win a paperback copy my latest thriller, Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery on Goodreads! Be one of the first to read book three in the Adventures of Zelda Richardson series – enter today! Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery Zelda Richardson’s back and embroiled in another exciting art mystery. This time she’s working at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam on an exhibition of bis poles from the Asmat region of Papua New Guinea – the…

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Asmat Bis Poles, Rituals of the Dead, and an Interview with Arjan van Heemsvliet

Asmat Bis Poles, Rituals of the Dead, and an Interview with Arjan van Heemsvliet

I am pleased to share a new interview and article with you! Jennifer S. Alderson Interviews Arjan Van Heemsvliet from The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery The art dealer in The Lover’s Portrait, Arjan van Heemsvliet was an unwilling guest on the History Imagined website this week. You can read more about his upbringing and daily life during the Second World War, here. “It is an honor to interview preeminent art dealer Arjan van Heemsvliet today. Since the publication of The…

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