We’ve got feisty heroines, lots of laughs and lively plots that are sure to keep you guessing. Read on for a sneak peek!
This week, we’re excited to introduce our second “Free-Range Chick,” the hilarious and delightful Kathleen Valenti, author of the Maggie O’Malley Mystery Series. Kathy also blogs at Mysteristas, and is helping fill in while the fabulous Kellye Garrett takes a much-deserved blogging hiatus. Take it away, Kathy!
Please welcome Mary Angela, author of the Professor Prather academic mysteries! The third book in the series, A Very Merry Murder, is out this month. Sugar Cookie Countdown Sugar cookies grace the covers of every supermarket magazine during the holidays. Stars, bells, trees—shapes we mastered in kindergarten. No wonder we fool ourselves into thinking they’re …
I love a good ghost story. I’ve always wanted some great gather-round-the-campfire story of my own. One time my stepsister told me a story that was my go-to because it really seriously happened to someone I knew. Years later, after dragging it out at every slumber party ever, I mentioned it to her. She crinkled her nose and laughed and said, “I told you that? That’s hilarious.”
In honor of Ellen’s brand-new Cajun Country Mysteries title MARDI GRAS MURDER, the Chicks are sharing their favorite party memories. Hey, you don’t have to be in New Orleans to have fun (or not). Celebrations big or small, fun or disastrous, have we got a party for you!
This week, the Chicks welcome Lillian Bell, author of the Funeral Parlor mysteries. Lillian is giving away a signed copy of her latest book, IF THE COFFIN FITS, to one super-lucky commenter! Take it away, Lillian!
Happy book birthday to Mardi Gras Murder by our very own Ellen Byron–book 4 in the Cajun Country Mystery series is now available wherever books are sold!
Who’s the biggest Scaredy-Chick in our murder-mystery-writing flock? That would probably be me, Lisa. But lately, inspired by the launch of Cynthia’s latest title The Spirit in Question, we’ve had a few interesting debates about the existence of ghosts. I happened to casually mention somewhere that I’d once had a close encounter with a poltergeist, and Mariella made me promise I’d give the dirt. So I will tell you the story, if you promise not to think I’m crazy. But no one wants to believe ghosts aren’t real more than me. Trust me on that, at least.