Bouchercon 2020

The Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, which is online this year, is happening this weekend–hope to see you there! We’ll be appearing on the following panels: Not So Secret Lives of Authors: Simon Wood (M), William Kent Krueger, Ellen Byron, Gary Phillips, Catriona McPherson Authors are forged by the things they’ve done… and the things they shouldn’t have done. Drop by the “Not So Secret Lives … Continue reading Bouchercon 2020

Guest Chick: Kaitlyn Dunnett

Lisa here, chirping in to announce that Kaitlyn Dunnett, a/k/a Kathy Emerson, is visiting us here on Chicks today—and offering a giveaway of A FATAL FICTION, the latest title in her Deadly Edits series. Take it away, Kaitlyn! Senior Advantage In my “Deadly Edits” series, my amateur sleuth starts out as a woman in her late sixties, and she’s seventy in the most recent entry, … Continue reading Guest Chick: Kaitlyn Dunnett

Guest Chick: Marilyn Levinson

The Chicks are so pleased to host prolific, acclaimed and all-around-awesome author Marilyn Levinson, a.k.a. Allison Brook, to the coop today. CHECKED OUT FOR MURDER, the latest in her Haunted Library series, was released to fantastic reviews. Read on as she reviews, well, reviews. Some Thoughts About Reviews Two weeks ago, CHECKED OUT FOR MURDER, the fourth book in my Haunted Library series, was released. … Continue reading Guest Chick: Marilyn Levinson

Finding Real-Life Inspiration

Hello, everyone! Becky here, completely delighted to welcome the prolific and marvelous Maddie Day/Edith Maxwell to Chicks today! She’s such an inspiration to me, and I suspect to many of you. Read on, because she comes bearing a gift for someone … maybe YOU! Thanks for having me over to the Chicks, Becky! You all are some of my favorite authors (and my kitty is … Continue reading Finding Real-Life Inspiration

Guest Chick: Laura Jensen Walker and #giveaway

The Chicks are thrilled to welcome Laura Jensen Walker for her first visit with us. AND she’s doing a giveaway for a copy of her brand-new cozy mystery, Murder Most Sweet. She also shares her powerful personal story with heart and humor. No breasts? No biggie. (Can I even talk about breasts on a cozy blog? Or will I get sent to cozy jail? If … Continue reading Guest Chick: Laura Jensen Walker and #giveaway

Guest Chick: Rachel Howzell Hall

The Chicks are thrilled to welcome acclaimed author Rachel Howzell Hall to her first guest post. Rachel is the author of the bestselling Lou Norton series, as well as several highly-lauded stand-alone crime novels. Her post, like her gripping mysteries, is passionate and eloquent. Mystery and crime writers thrive off of fear and the state of uncertainty. Many of us create so that we can … Continue reading Guest Chick: Rachel Howzell Hall

Guest Chick: Liz Milliron

The Chicks are delighted to welcome Liz Milliron, author of the Laurel Highlands Mysteries and The Home Front Mysteries, today. Broken Trust, the latest book in the the Laurel Highland series, is available now! Thanks to the Chicks for having me back. It’s always a fun place to visit. 2020, what a year. Amirite? I mean time brings changes all the, uh, time but this … Continue reading Guest Chick: Liz Milliron

Guest Chick: Scott Graham

Please welcome Scott Graham, award-winning author of the National Park Mystery Series! We’re so happy to have Scott visiting us today; Mesa Verde Victim, book six in the series, is available now! Despite the fact that I use the pronouns he, him, and his, I’m honored to be a Guest Chick in coordination with the August 25 release of Mesa Verde Victim, No. 6 in … Continue reading Guest Chick: Scott Graham