It’s a giveaway to celebrate the publication of the 50 Shades of Cabernet mystery anthology. Enter this Facebook hop to win prizes from 30 authors. Good luck!
Today is the Spring Read Giveaway Hop: enter to win early upcoming releases by Gretchen Archer, Annette Dashofy, Cynthia Kuhn, Julie Mulhern, Meredith Schorr, and Wendy Tyson. Visit this Facebook page to begin. One day only–good luck!
Happening now: Advance Review Copy giveaway for The Art of Vanishing (Lila Maclean Academic Mystery #2) at Goodreads! To enter, click here.
February 3, 2017
Excited to be participating in Feature Friday hosted by Girl with Book Lungs on Facebook! Here’s the schedule (Central Standard Time):
8-9:30 am: Christina Freeburn
10-11:30 am: Wendy Tyson
12-1:30 pm: Ellie Alexander
2-3:30 pm: Cynthia Kuhn
4-5:30 pm: Kait Jagger
6-7:30 pm: Annette Dashofy
Hope you can stop by!
January 28, 2017
Malice Domestic has just released the Agatha Award nominations, and The Semester of Our Discontent has been nominated for Best First Novel!
So honored to be included and so grateful to everyone who nominated it–thank you.
Congratulations to all of the nominees!
Best Contemporary Novel:
Body on the Bayou by Ellen Byron (Crooked Lane Books)
Quiet Neighbors by Catriona McPherson (Midnight Ink)
A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)
Fogged Inn by Barbara Ross (Kensington)
Say No More by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge Books)
Best Historical Novel:
Whispers Beyond the Veil by Jessica Estevao (Berkley)
Get Me to the Grave on Time by D.E. Ireland (Grainger Press)
Delivering the Truth by Edith Maxwell (Midnight Ink)
The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson (Minotaur Books)
Murder in Morningside Heights by Victoria Thompson (Berkley)
Best First Novel:
Terror in Taffeta by Marla Cooper (Minotaur)
Murder in G Major by Alexia Gordon (Henery Press)
The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn (Henery Press)
Decanting a Murder by Nadine Nettmann (Midnight Ink)
Design for Dying by Renee Patrick (Forge Books)
Mastering Suspense, Structure, and Plot: How to Write Gripping Stories that Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats by Jane K. Cleland (Writer’s Digest Books)
A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden’s 25 Years in the Maine Woods by Roger Guay with Kate Clark Flora (Skyhorse Publishing)
Sara Paretsky: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction by Margaret Kinsman (McFarland Books)
Best Short Story:
“Double Jinx: A Bellissimo Casino Crime Caper Short Story” by Gretchen Archer (Henery Press)
“The Best-Laid Plans” by Barb Goffman in Malice Domestic 11: Murder Most Conventional (Wildside Press)
“The Mayor and the Midwife” by Edith Maxwell in Blood on the Bayou: Bouchercon Anthology 2016 (Down & Out Books)
“The Last Blue Glass” by B.K. Stevens in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine
“Parallel Play” by Art Taylor in Chesapeake Crimes: Storm Warning (Wildside Press)
Best Children/Young Adult:
Trapped: A Mei-hua Adventure by P.A. DeVoe (Drum Tower Press)
Spy Ski School by Stuart Gibbs (Simon & Schuster)
Tag, You’re Dead by J C Lane (Poisoned Pen Press)
The Mystery of Hollow Places by Rebecca Podos (Balzer & Bray)
The Secret of the Puzzle Box: The Code Busters Club by Penny Warner (Darby Creek)
January 25, 2017
Happy to share that Vickie Fee and I have just joined Chicks on the Case!
Original Chicks Ellen Byron, Marla Cooper, Kellye Garrett, and Lisa Q. Mathews have added another day to the schedule, so please swing by if you have a chance, any Monday, Wednesday, or Friday. Would love to see you over there.