Guest Chick: Mary Winters

Please join us in giving a warm welcome to Mary Winters, author of Murder in Postscript! We’re so intrigued by her new Lady of Letters series (and what a gorgeous cover)! My Medieval Muse In college, I detested Medieval English. I was like the math major who bemoans taking a literature class. (When am I ever going to use this?) And I disliked the professor even … Continue reading Guest Chick: Mary Winters

Happy Book Birthday, Maria DiRico, aka/Ellen Byron!

It’s Release Day for Four Parties and a Funeral, the fourth book in Maria DiRico”s Catering Hall Mystery series. Kirkus says “readers can’t help loving it,” and we agree! Congratulations, Ellen, we mean, Maria! You can pick up a copy through the link below. About FOUR PARTIES AND A FUNERAL… Agatha Award-winning author Maria DiRico returns with the fourth book in the Catering Hall Mystery … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday, Maria DiRico, aka/Ellen Byron!

Guest Chick: Gigi Pandian

Leslie, here, and it’s my pleasure to welcome the marvelous Gigi Pandian, author of the multiple award-winning Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt, Accidental Alchemist, and, most recently, Secret Staircase mysteries. Having read the first in this new series, Under Lock and Skeleton Key, I can tell you I’m champing at the bit to get to her newest one, The Raven Thief! Today, Gigi gives us a … Continue reading Guest Chick: Gigi Pandian

Guest Chick: Sue Hinkin

Please join us in welcoming the wonderful Sue Hinkin, author of the award-winning Vega and Middleton thriller series!  What to do When Life Disrupts Your Plans I was on a roll, writing regularly with focus and discipline, religiously attending my critique group, getting work published and then, life, as it inevitably does, totally upended my plans. A fall on the ice, a concussion, years of … Continue reading Guest Chick: Sue Hinkin

Happy Book Birthday, Ellen Byron!

It’s Release Day for Wined and Died in New Orleans, the second book in Ellen Byron’s new series, The Vintage Cookbook Mysteries! Says the Library Journal, “Fans of Byron’s award-winning ‘Cajun Country’ mysteries will enjoy her return to New Orleans with an engaging, fun cast of characters.” Congratulations, Ellen! You can pick up a copy through the link below. About WINED AND DIED IN NEW … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday, Ellen Byron!

Guest post: Pam Wells

The Chicks are happy to welcome as-yet unpublished cozy author Pamela Wells, who is currently in the query trenches. Pam is a member of the Colorado Chapter of Sisters in Crime and Rocky Mountain Chapter Mystery Writers of America. Today she shares a bit about her writing journey journey so far. Take it away, Pam! What does the term Groundhog Day mean to you? Do … Continue reading Guest post: Pam Wells

Guest Chick: Francelia Belton

Leslie, here, pleased to welcome back to the Chicks the fab Francelia Belton. ‘Tis the season for–or not for–new year’s resolutions, and here’s a terrific take on the issue by Francelia: To Resolute, or Not Resolute, That is the Quandary. First off, I would like to thank all the Chicks for having me back on the blog again. It’s an honor, and one that I … Continue reading Guest Chick: Francelia Belton