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

Guest Chick: Debra Goldstein

We are thrilled to welcome back Debra Goldstein, author of the Sarah Blair Mysteries and more! Debra has generously offered to give away a copy of her latest book, A Treat Too Many–read on to find out how to enter. Love Cozies – Hate Cooking and Crafts As long as I can remember, I’ve read cozy mysteries. When I decided to write a book, my friends and … Continue reading Guest Chick: Debra Goldstein

Guest Chick: Hank Phillippi Ryan, and #Giveaway

We are so excited to welcome the incomparable Hank Phillippi Ryan to her first post as a Chicks guest. If you’re wondering what took so long – so are we! And not only is Hank visiting with us today, she’s giving away a copy of her incredible new mystery, The First to Lie to one lucky commenter… BOOK LAUNCH CRAZIES I was trying to look at … Continue reading Guest Chick: Hank Phillippi Ryan, and #Giveaway

Guest Chick: Harper Kincaid

Hi all, Ellen here. I’m happy to host fellow Crooked Lane Harper Kincaid, author of  the terrific new mystery, To Kill a Mocking Girl, for her debut with us today. And she’s sharing a super cool Spotify playlist! Okay, not to make this awkward, but I am ridiculously excited to be a Guest Chick! I feel like it’s my first time on Saturday Night Live … Continue reading Guest Chick: Harper Kincaid

A Memory of Chicks

Kathleen (aka Kathy) Valenti here, and I’m pleased as punch to welcome Victoria Gilbert to the roost today. Victoria is the author of the Blue Ridge Library Mystery Series and the Book Lover’s B&B Series, the first book of which releases in a few short days (August 11th, to be exact). To celebrate, Victoria is giving away a hardcover copy of the series’ debut, BOOKED … Continue reading A Memory of Chicks