Have Yourself a Merry Little QuizMas

The Chicks on the Case are signing off for the holidays to spend time with family and friends, read books and eat cookies. We’ll be back in 2019 with fun posts, some new special guests — and some new book releases! Until then, we wish each of you the very best of the season and much happiness in the New Year. In the meantime, here’s a little holiday quiz to get you in the spirit. Continue reading “Have Yourself a Merry Little QuizMas”

Mystery Solved: What to Give the Cozy Lover on Your List

Looking for a holiday gift for your favorite mystery lover? Stuff their stockings with feisty heroines, lots of laughs and lively plots that are sure to keep them guessing! (Last-minute shopping? Send an e-book!) CAJUN COUNTRY MYSTERY SERIES by Ellen Byron (Crooked Lane Books) Life can be murder in quirky Pelican, Louisiana, but native daughter Magnolia “Maggie” Crozat uses her artist’s eye to spot clues … Continue reading Mystery Solved: What to Give the Cozy Lover on Your List

Hey, that’s my name!

Having the same name as someone else can be a source of pride – for instance, being named after a parent or grandparent. Or a source of annoyance – if you keep getting someone else’s mail. Or confusion – like, did you write that mystery about bionic Sherlock Holmes and his mutant sidekick Whatsit? (Um, no.) It can even be kind of cool. Today the Chicks are chatting about people not related to us, both the interesting and the infamous, who happen to share our names!

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Hail to thee, our alma maters…

School’s back from summer and with it, memories of our own textbook and bleacher days. Our alma maters cut a wide swath across the country. Read on to find out where the Chicks picked up their university diplomas.

(The winner in the GIVEAWAY for a copy of Against the Claw by Shari Randall, who was our guest Chick this week, is Kristin Lundgren. Congratulations, Kristin!) Continue reading “Hail to thee, our alma maters…”

Guilty Pleasures

Okay, let’s be honest. Life can’t all be high-fiber diets and PBS specials. Sometimes you have to just listen to your id and dance like no one’s watching. So what are our favorite guilty pleasures? Read on for the full scoop (of full-calorie, non-organic ice cream). We know you’ll never tell. Cynthia Kuhn My guilty pleasure is Real Housewives. Have watched them all, in every location, … Continue reading Guilty Pleasures