The Chicks are delighted to bring you four wonderful guest authors today: please welcome Mally Becker, Liz Milliron, Kerry Peresta, and C.L. Tolbert from Level Best Books! Hello Chicks! It is fabulous to be here. We’re having a lot of fun hanging out together and it is so exciting we get to share our books with you. When we got together, we started thinking about … Continue reading Guest Chicks: Mally Becker, Liz Milliron, Kerry Peresta, C.L. Tolbert
Hi, it’s Jennifer here. I’m so excited to introduce Olivia Blacke today. Olivia has written a fabulous debut cozy, Killer Content–I know because I got to read an early copy! Happy release week, and thanks so much for joining us today, Olivia! First and foremost, thank you for having me on Chicks on the Case! I’m Olivia Blacke and my debut cozy mystery—Killer Content (A … Continue reading Guest Chick: Olivia Blacke
We all love libraries; that’s a no-brainer, right? I mean c’mon, books. For free. With fabulous librarians who can help with a research question, or provide advise on whose mysteries are most like those by Diane Mott Davidson or Donna Leon. Not only that, but they buy and circulate books written by the CHICKS—wow!
Our Chick Chat question for today, however, is this: What is it about our own local libraries that we most appreciate? What special resources or services do our town’s libraries provide that we want to, er…crow about?
It’s Jen here, and I’m so happy to welcome fellow Berkley author, Kate Lansing, to the blog again. Kate writes the fabulous Colorado Wine Mysteries and is giving away a signed copy of A Pairing to Die For to one lucky commenter! In the Name of Research Thanks so much, Chicks, for having me as a guest!! I’m thrilled to be here. A Pairing to … Continue reading Guest Chick: Kate Lansing and #Giveaway
Which bewitching author joins us on Chicks today to tell us about her new Witch Way Librarian series? One of our very favorite guests: Angela M. Sanders, known for her Joanna Hayworth vintage clothing mystery series and (as Clover Tate) kite shop mysteries. Fly us away, Angie! Continue reading Guest Chick: Angela M. Sanders
Happy book birthday to Becky Clark’s Metaphor for Murder (Mystery Writer’s Mysteries #3)!
I’m thrilled to welcome my New Orleans pal Greg Herren to what I hope will be the first of many Chicks posts. In addition to being incredibly fun and a great author, Greg is the Vice President of MWA – Mystery Writers of America. Go, Greg! A Rose Is A Rose Nothing makes me feel stranger than being on a panel of writers when the … Continue reading Guest Chick: Greg Herren
It’s always great to host awesome author Judy Penz Sheluk on Chicks. Today’s she’s sharing her take on a very interesting topic and how it relates to her latest release… Crossover Characters TV shows have long used crossover episodes/characters to launch a spinoff. Classic examples include All in the Family/The Jeffersons/Maude; Mary Tyler Moore/Rhoda; and Happy Days/Mork & Mindy. But television isn’t the only place … Continue reading Guest Chick: Judy Penz Sheluk
Season’s greetings, beloved readers! We wish you and yours the happiest of happy holiday seasons and a bright New Year. We’ll see you in January – the 4th, to be exact – but thought we’d celebrate the end of a year by revisiting photos from each Chick’s early beginnings – including our newest Chicklet in the nest, Jen! Leslie Karst Ellen Byron Lisa Q. Mathews … Continue reading Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays!
Hi there, Becky here, with one last gift for you to close out our year here at Chicks on the Case … our guest, Lorrie Holmgren! Thank you to Chicks on the Case for inviting me to be a guest blogger! My series of lighthearted mysteries feature Emily Swift, who writes travel articles about delightful places to go on vacation and ends up being drawn … Continue reading Guest Chick—Lorrie Holmgren
‘Tis the season for brown paper packages tied up with strings, but instead of talking about our favorite things, we thought we’d share our not-so-faves–namely expressions that set our teeth on edge. Read our least favorite expressions then chime in with your own.
The Chicks are thrilled to welcome Susan McCormick, author-slash-physician-slash-amazing human being. Susan’s Fog Ladies series celebrates senior sleuths. She joins us today to talk about unexpected gifts in difficult times. Take it away, Susan! My mom would have loved the COVID stay-at-home orders. An excuse to hole up with her murder mystery books and cooking shows. Stay on the couch. Eat what you want because … Continue reading Joy in the Time of Alzheimer’s