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Guest Chick: Kelly Brakenhoff (and a giveaway)

Please join us in giving a warm welcome to Kelly Brakenhoff, author of the Cassandra Soto cozy mysteries. Kelly has kindly offered to giveaway a book to one lucky commenter! No Reader Left Behind: Making Books More Inclusive Finding new readers is my part-time job.  It’s only second in importance to writing my next book. (Which I should probably be working on at this moment instead … Continue reading Guest Chick: Kelly Brakenhoff (and a giveaway)

Guest Chick: Tracee de Hahn (and a giveaway)

We are delighted to welcome Tracee de Hahn, author of the Agnes Lüthi Mysteries! Tracee has kindly offered to give away a copy of Swiss Vendetta and A Well-Timed Murder, so be sure to leave a comment below today to be entered.  Who is ready to travel? I’d say everyone, whether it is across town to spend an unmasked day with friends and family or … Continue reading Guest Chick: Tracee de Hahn (and a giveaway)

Guest Chick: Mia P. Manansala & Giveaway

Jennifer here. Super excited to introduce you to Mia P. Manansala, whose debut book, Arsenic and Adobo (May 4, 2021), is getting a lot of well-deserved buzz. Filled with great food, nosy aunties, and a cute Dachshund, what’s not to love? The role of food in a murder mystery By Mia P. Manansala Food and murder. What a combination, right? Who thought to create an … Continue reading Guest Chick: Mia P. Manansala & Giveaway

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Guest Chick: Kate Lansing and #Giveaway

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

Guest Chick: J.D. Blackrose

I’d like to thank the Chicks for having me on as a Guest Chick, but if you don’t mind, I’m going to turn my blog post over to Waylon Jenkins, Zombie Cosmetologist, the hero of my story Pluck & Cover. He’s always bugging me to let him have his say so we might as well give him the platform. As a special prize for listening to him natter on, anyone who comments below is automatically entered into a giveaway for a free Pluck & Cover ebook. —JD Blackrose, Zombie Wrangler. Continue reading Guest Chick: J.D. Blackrose

Guest Chick: Dianne Freeman

The Chicks are thrilled to welcome back Dianne Freeman, author of the award-winning Countess of Harleigh mysteries! Dianne gives us a fascinating glimpse into one of the challenges of writing historical fiction. Bonus: she is very kindly offering a giveaway too…read on for more. Watching My Words I’ve always loved history, and writing the Countess of Harleigh mystery series is one of my greatest pleasures. … Continue reading Guest Chick: Dianne Freeman

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: 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

Chicks R Us

Have you ever experienced that phenomenon where you suddenly start seeing the same thing everywhere? When I first got engaged, I saw sparkling rings on people’s hands all the time. When I was pregnant, I noticed that a lot of people around me were also preggers. Now, after becoming a Chick, I’ve been seeing chickens all around me—uh, okay, I mean chick-themed items in my … Continue reading Chicks R Us