The Chicks would like to share this statement from the national mystery organization, Sisters in Crime. Sisters in Crime is an organization founded on the principles of equality and inclusion. We believe Black lives matter. The murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd are only three recent reminders of the 400-year history of violence visited upon the Black people of the United States. … Continue reading A Statement from Sisters in Crime
The Study of Secrets–book 5 in the Lila Maclean Academic Mystery series–is now available wherever books are sold!
Kathleen here, and I’m so pleased and honored to welcome Gabriel Valjan today. Gabriel is not only a wonderful, Agatha (and other!) award-nominated author, but also one of the biggest champions of the writing and reading community, continually promoting, encouraging, and cheering on his crime fiction brethren. But enough fan-girling from me. Let’s get into what Gabriel has to say about comedy and crime. Crimes … Continue reading Comedy is Crime Plus A Cat
There is nothing we Chicks like better than talking about books, and we think that’s true for you, too. So we decided a BOOK CLUB would be fun! Today, we’re talking about Vickie Fee’s new release, MY FAIR LATTE. We’ll kick off the discussion, then we’d love it if you’d join in. Ask questions about the book, or the process, or the research, or anything you’re curious about. We’re always trying to get our books in front of new readers, so invite a friend to visit with us by sharing this post madly in all your forums. The more, the merrier! (If you haven’t read the book yet, you can still participate–and don’t worry, there won’t be any spoilers!) Continue reading “Book Chat: My Fair Latte”
This week, some of the Chicks are attending Left Coast Crime. We’ll be appearing in the following panels, with book signings to follow. We are also looking forward to meeting those of you who signed up for our Author-Reader Connection. If you’re in San Diego at the conference, please say hello! Ellen Byron Fiction Writers are Professional Liars: But Can They Do It to Your … Continue reading Gone to Left Coast Crime 2020
It’s official … I wrote a book about writing a book. Very meta, eh? I’ve already been hearing some very encouraging things about it, and even got screenshots of these bad boys …. Orange is my new favorite color, btw. And wouldn’t it be funny if Amazon put those exclamation marks on there for me? I know it won’t last, but it’ll sure be fun … Continue reading Becky’s Book Birthday!
Oops! Ellen here, who has a terrible time with time zones. Our Facebook party tonight is happening from 7-8 p.m. CST. (I got it wrong in the original e-blast.) Hope to e-see you then! Continue reading Correct Facebook Party Time!
The Chicks are thrilled to announce the birth of Vickie Fee’s fabulous new book, My Fair Latte! The delightful page turner is the first in her Cafe Cinema Series and we know you’ll love it. AND join Vickie and all us Chicks tonight as we celebrate the launch with a Facebook party from 7-8 p.m. CST!! Click here to buy My Fair Latte! To … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday, Vickie!!
The Chicks are excited that today is the release day for HERE COMES THE BODY, the first entry in The Catering Hall Mysteries, penned by marvelous author and fellow Chick Ellen Byron, writing as Maria DiRico! Join us in congratulating Ellen on creating a fab and fun new “series you can’t refuse!” Continue reading Congratulations, Ellen!
Join the Chicks in wishing a Happy Book Birthday to Ellen! FATAL CAJUN FESTIVAL, Book 5 in her Cajun Country Mysteries, is now available wherever books are sold! USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Ellen Byron cranks it up to eleven in the fifth fast and funny Cajun Country mystery. Louisiana B&B owner Maggie Crozat kicks up her heels at a country music festival–but she’ll have … Continue reading Release Day: Fatal Cajun Festival
The Subject of Malice by Cynthia Kuhn–book 4 in the Lila Maclean Academic Mystery series–is now available wherever books are sold!
This week, some of the Chicks are attending Malice Domestic. Be sure to join us Sunday at 10 am for the Chicks on the Case panel…featuring Mystery Trivia. And many of us will be attending the Author-Media Mixer on Friday night in the Korby Kitchen bar area as well. Please say hello! We are scheduled to appear in the following places. Ellen Byron Best Mystery … Continue reading Gone to Malice Domestic 2019