Scottish Adventures by Sherrie Hansen

Scottish Adventures by Sherrie Hansen

The Romance of Wildflowers and Scottish Adventures by Sherrie Hansen Thank you to Annie at the Editing Pen for inviting me to write a post about Scotland. As a hostess gift, I’d like to present Annie with a weekend stay at Blair Atholl Castle on the occasion of their...
39 Winks with Maggie O’Malley

39 Winks with Maggie O’Malley

Please welcome Kathleen Valenti, author of 39 Winks. Leave a comment below, or visit her links and say hello!  Medical Mystery/Thriller 2nd in Series  Henery Press (May 22, 2018) Print Length 298 Pages Digital ASIN: B07B9M3VZ7   You know how people say “Go with...
The Golden Peacock – by Lauren Grossman

The Golden Peacock – by Lauren Grossman

Through the Barriers of Time by McKenna S. The Golden Peacock tells the story of Jana Ludken, a young German Jewish girl who was able to escape the horrors of concentration camps after she was shipped to an adoptive family, but it also meant she was separated from her...
Nanci Rathbun’s Truth Kills, Cash Kills, Honor Kills

Nanci Rathbun’s Truth Kills, Cash Kills, Honor Kills

Honor Kills by Nanci Rathbun Honor Kills (Angelina Bonaparte Mysteries) Hard Boiled Mystery 3rd in Series Dark Chocolate Press LLC Paperback: 284 pages ISBN-13: 978-0998755748 Digital ASIN: B07BH61872 In most mysteries, the pleasure of reading is not only found in the...
Pairing Tea, Food, and Mysteries with Laura Childs

Pairing Tea, Food, and Mysteries with Laura Childs

Give a plum cheery round of applause for our special guest, Laura Childs, New York Times best-selling author of Plum Tea Crazy. And scroll down for a chance to win a free copy! Pairing Tea, Food, and Mystery I’ve always considered food and mystery to be a very...
Pairing Tea, Food, and Mysteries with Laura Childs

Tea Shops and Cozy Mysteries by Laura Childs

Plum Tea Crazy I’ve followed the tea shop series from book one, and the latest installment is just what I expected and trusted from a Laura Childs book. Plum Tea Crazy can be read as a stand-alone, but why deprive yourself? Start at the beginning (see earlier reviews...
Frank Westworth, Six Strings, Facts Behind the Headlines

Frank Westworth, Six Strings, Facts Behind the Headlines

In these days of mainstream media hype and social media hysteria, it’s frequently easy to confuse fact and fiction. In his series of short stories and full-length crime thrillers, writer Frank Westworth enjoys speculating on what might be the facts behind the...
Charles Soto on genre, imagery, and Las Vegas

Charles Soto on genre, imagery, and Las Vegas

Author and artist Charles Soto is here to talk about his book Heartache and Sin and share his writing tips and the unusual item on his desk right now. The coffee was ready, various creamers on the table, and a fresh batch of pumpkin bars warming in the oven. Charles,...
Murder Is a Dirty Business with Tricia Sanders

Murder Is a Dirty Business with Tricia Sanders

Tricia Sanders convinces us that Murder Is a Dirty Business!     Thank you for stopping by. Make yourself comfy. I have four tea flavors and two coffee flavors. Which is your favorite? Tricia: I’m a chamomile girl. Unless you have peach-mango. No mango in...
The Curious Affair of the Witch at Wayside Cross

The Curious Affair of the Witch at Wayside Cross

The Curious Affair of the Witch at Wayside Cross “The paranormal answer to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Jesperson and Lane are turning the Victorian era upside down in this bewitching series from John W. Campbell Award winner Lisa Tuttle.” *Penguin Random House The...
Murder Mysteries, Interviewing Witnesses, and a Turtle

Murder Mysteries, Interviewing Witnesses, and a Turtle

I recently met this sweet author in a Facebook group and just had to have her visit and talk about her writing.  The coffee and tea is brewed, and the pumpkin muffins are fresh from the oven. Settle in for a nice chat… SHARON: Coffee, please. Heavy on the milk,...
Inside the world of a paranormal romance- and a lamp.

Inside the world of a paranormal romance- and a lamp.

Victoria Larque, author of the paranormal romance, Soul Reaver, visits ePen and talks about creating a consistent world for her characters. Enter below for a FREE copy of her book! I’m so very delighted to have you as a guest, Victoria. Your novel, Soul Reaver, was an...
R. J. Koreto, Death at the Emerald, and Edwardian Characters

R. J. Koreto, Death at the Emerald, and Edwardian Characters

R. J. Koreto is the author of the Lady Frances Ffolkes mystery series, set in Edwardian England. I had to have him stop by the second I found out this story takes place in a theatre. Enjoy! Great to see you here! I brewed coffee and tea. Choose your favorite. Cream...
Musicality, Crows of Beara, Scones, and Muddy Laces

Musicality, Crows of Beara, Scones, and Muddy Laces

The Crows of Beara       Enjoy this delightful visit with author Julie Christine Johnson as we chat about Ireland, The Crows of Beara, musicality, and – um – muddy boots. Great to see you here, Julie! I brewed coffee and tea. I wasn’t sure...
Researching locations – by Author Jen Black

Researching locations – by Author Jen Black

Author Jen Black is here to talk about accuracy in her story’s locations. Researching Locations by Author Jen Black I like researching locations for my stories. Contemporary stories in a foreign location are easily researched with tour guides, travel books and...
Writing a relatable memoir – by Linda Strader

Writing a relatable memoir – by Linda Strader

Author Linda Strader is here to talk with us about writing memoirs and Summers of Fire. Check out her bio below. Oh the stories Linda must have in her notebooks. WRITING A RELATABLE MEMOIR When I initially wrote my memoir, it never occurred to me to publish. After...
Your story’s pacing – by author Rae Franklin James

Your story’s pacing – by author Rae Franklin James

Is your middle feeling sluggish? The middle of your manuscript, I mean. It could be your pacing. Read on to learn how author Rae James fixes her story’s pacing. She welcomes comments, so feel free to drop her a response at the bottom of the page. PACING – YOU...
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