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Interview and audiobook giveaway on Stephen Bentley’s blog

Interview and audiobook giveaway on Stephen Bentley’s blog

I am happy to be Stephen Bentley’s guest this week! Over on his blog you can read his interview of me, as well as enter to win an Audible UK promo code for The Lover’s Portrait.   What are you currently working on? I am finishing up a short story about one of my protagonist’s earlier adventures, as well as flushing out the fourth full-length novel in my mystery series. The spectacular theft of two Vincent van Gogh paintings from…

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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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Interviews with BrizzleLass Books and Emma the Little Bookworm

Interviews with BrizzleLass Books and Emma the Little Bookworm

I feel so lucky to have so much support from the book blogging community! Huge thanks to Claire from BrizzleLass Books and Emma the Little Bookworm for hosting me on their fabulous blogs last week. I really appreciate it! Stop by their blogs to learn more about my upcoming release – Rituals of the Dead – and my award-winning second novel, The Lover’s Portrait. Happy reading!   The Authors Bookshelf Special Edition – Jennifer S. Alderson – Rituals of the…

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Relevant History: the Colonial Origins of Ethnographic Museums and Rituals of the Dead

Relevant History: the Colonial Origins of Ethnographic Museums and Rituals of the Dead

[UPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED – THANKS TO ALL WHO ENTERED!] Since Christmas, I have been busy editing Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery. I am thrilled to see the end is truly near! On April 6 my next novel will be released as paperback and eBook on Kobo, iBooks, Barnes & Noble NOOK, Smashwords and Amazon. The Colonial origins of many ethnographic museums inspired much of the story. You can read more about it on Suzanne Adair’s Relevant…

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The Lover’s Portrait is Chill with a Book’s January Book of the Month

The Lover’s Portrait is Chill with a Book’s January Book of the Month

I’m thrilled to announce The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery was chosen as Chill with a Book’s January 2018 Book of the Month! It had already won the  Chill with a Book Readers’ Award and special PB Award, awarded by Chill’s founder Pauline Barclay! January was a great month for my art mystery. I am deeply grateful to all of the Chill With A Book readers 🙂 And the verdict was: “Well written and well researched. I particularly enjoyed how…

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Lover’s Portrait wins a Chill with a Book Readers’ Award!

Lover’s Portrait wins a Chill with a Book Readers’ Award!

I am thrilled to announce The Lover’s Portrait won a Chill with a Book Readers’ Award last week! The Lover’s Portrait was read and evaluated by Chill’s readers against the following… Were the characters strong and engaging? Was the book well written? Did the story / plot have you turning the page to find out what happened next? Was the ending satisfying? Would you recommend to someone who reads this kind of story? And the verdict was: “Well written and well researched….

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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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Guest on Yvonne Mason​’s live radio show, Off The Chain

Guest on Yvonne Mason​’s live radio show, Off The Chain

I can’t wait to chat with Yvonne Mason​ during her live radio show, Off The Chain, this Wednesday! On December 20th from 8-9 p.m. EST, I will be her guest. The call in number is (516) 387-1756. [That’s 2-3 a.m. in Amsterdam. I’ll probably be a bit giddy 🙂 ] You can listen along live here. Or later via Yvonne’s MixCloud archive, YouTube, Radioline and iTunes. If you listen, please let me know what you think! Have a great week.