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

Guest Chick: Catriona McPherson

We are thrilled to welcome multi-award-winning Catriona McPherson, author of the Dandy Gilver mystery series, the Last Ditch mystery series, and numerous standalones. Please join us in celebrating the much-anticipated third Lexy Campbell mystery, out this week! Congratulations, Catriona! 🎉 What a Way To Make a Living! (Sorry not sorry for the ear worm.)  Now, I love a good fictional fantasy job. Not the Friends-style … Continue reading Guest Chick: Catriona McPherson

Guest Chick Interview: Daisy Bateman

Hey, there! It’s me, Chick Emeritus Marla Cooper, popping in to say hi and to introduce you to a fabulous debut author with a deliciously funny new cozy mystery series. Daisy Bateman and I were in a writing group together when I lived in the Bay Area, and I had the pleasure of reading this book in real time as it was being written. Kirkus called it, “A pleasing debut for a complicated sleuth in this up-to-date take on the cozy mystery.” I call it, “Daisy’s awesome book that’s funny and delightful and yay go buy it now!”

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Guest Chick: Susan Van Kirk

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Susan Van Kirk, president of the online chapter of Sisters in Crime (“Guppies”) and author of the Endurance Mysteries. A DEATH AT TIPPITT POND is the first in her new Sweet Iron Mystery series, and Susan has graciously offered to give an ebook of this much-anticipated mystery to one lucky commenter today!  Life’s Safety Features I live in a … Continue reading Guest Chick: Susan Van Kirk

Guest Chick: Judy Penz Sheluk

The Chicks are happy to welcome back terrific mystery author Judy Penz Sheluk. In this visit, she shares about a fascinating short story collection she’s edited. It sounds great! Heartbreaks & Half-truths Some might say that a half-truth is the same as a lie. I’d like to refute that. Let me cite an example to prove my point: I was in the tenth grade, summer … Continue reading Guest Chick: Judy Penz Sheluk

Guest Chick Annette Dashofy: “HGTV”

The Chicks are so happy to welcome back Annette Dashofy, USA Today bestselling author of the Zoe Chambers mystery series. Today she talks HGTV inspo and her new release, Til Death, the 10th(!) book in this beloved series. Take it away, Annette! I had lived my entire life without cable or satellite television until last September when I had a falling out with my internet … Continue reading Guest Chick Annette Dashofy: “HGTV”

Guest Chick: Heather Gilbert

We are so delighted to welcome Heather Gilbert to Chicks on the Case. She is the author of the new Barks and Beans Cafe cozy mystery series. NO FILTER has just been released. Today she is musing on graying gracefully…and writing older heroines. Take it away, Heather! The COVID epidemic came along just after I’d decided to ditch the dye and let my gray hairs … Continue reading Guest Chick: Heather Gilbert

Guest Chick: Abby Vandiver

The Chicks are thrilled to welcome bestselling author Abby Vandiver today! She has written a variety of series, including the Logan Dickerson Cozy Mysteries, Normal Junction Cozy Mysteries, Tiny House Mysteries, Romaine Wilder Mysteries, and the Ice Cream Parlor Mysteries. Her latest book, A Deadly Inside Scoop, is available now under the name Abby Collette. For the Good of the Story! Cozy mysteries are fun. No … Continue reading Guest Chick: Abby Vandiver