Guest Chick: Margaret Mizushima

Please join us in welcoming back the fantastic Margaret Mizushima, author of the award-winning Timber Creek K-9 Mysteries! The Joys of Being a Veterinarian’s Wife (or How Being a Vet’s Wife Inspired My Writing) I’ve been married to a veterinarian for almost forty years. (No applause needed, but sometimes I do think I deserve a medal.) During this time I’ve learned to deal with countless … Continue reading Guest Chick: Margaret Mizushima

Guest Chick—Elizabeth Pantley

Becky here … I’m so excited to introduce you to Elizabeth Pantley today as she talks about the inspiration and research she magically fell into for her new book Falling Into Magic. When Mountain Climbing becomes Book Inspiration Hayden, my protagonist, is a hiker, and fairly new to the sport, just like me. I used my own experiences trekking through the great Pacific Northwest over … Continue reading Guest Chick—Elizabeth Pantley

Guest Chick: Esme Addison

The Chicks are thrilled to welcome Esme Addison, who writes the delightfully magical Enchanted Bay Mysteries. Today, she shares the charming tale of what inspired her series… I have loved cozy mysteries ever since I discovered Ellen Crosby’s A Wine Country Mystery, after I’d just returned from a trip to Napa Valley, California and wanted to read a book about wine making. I didn’t even … Continue reading Guest Chick: Esme Addison

Guest Chicks: Mally Becker, Liz Milliron, Kerry Peresta, C.L. Tolbert

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

Guest Chick: Olivia Blacke

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

A Pairing to Die For book

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: Judy Penz Sheluk

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

Guest Chick—Lorrie Holmgren

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

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

Joy in the Time of Alzheimer’s

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