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Deco Dames, Demon Rum and Death Book Review

Reporter Jazz Cross would rather work the police beat than go to boring society functions, but she can’t convince her bosses at the Galveston Gazette to give her a break. Instead, they have her interview a fortune teller, Madame Farushka. Jazz thinks the woman is a fake, but Mrs. Harper, her immediate boss, isn’t convinced.

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A Crafter Hooks a Killer Book Review

A Crafter Hooks a Killer by Holly Quinn Samantha Kane is looking forward to hosting the Queen of Crafts, Jane Johnson, at her story, Community Craft. Jane will be there to meet fans and autograph her latest book, but she also wants to interview Sammy for her next book. The whole town is humming with

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Granny Bricks a Bandit – Interview with Granny Crickett

  Today, I am bringing you an exclusive interview with Hermiony Fiddlestadt Crickett, the clever detective who has managed to solve several murders in her hometown of Fuchsia. It has been a while since I have met a more…colorful character. I could elaborate, but I think perhaps it’s best if we let Granny, as most

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Spirited Away Book Review

Bay Island is in the middle of tourist season, and things have been busy at Cass Donovan’s shop, Mystical Musings. She’s getting ready to do her regular Friday night reading, but she feels there is something wrong. The reading is a disaster. She’s heckled constantly by a man, who later turns up dead in the

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Drowning Lessons Book Review

Lexie Milano is the maid of honor for her best friend Olivia’s wedding. They have been best friends since the age of five, and have been through a lot together. But as Olivia turns into bridezilla, their thirty-year friendship will be tested. A destination wedding on Bocas del Toro sounds like a wonderful time, even

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A delightful interview with Guilia Driscoll

I have never met a more delightful woman than Guilia Falcone Driscoll. She’s a take charge, take no prisoners, no nonsense kind of woman, who is married to Detective Frank Driscoll, a member of our local police department. They used to run Driscoll Investigations together, but when Frank decided to go back to work with

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New and Upcoming Projects

I’ve mentioned on Facebook that I recently finished a 485-page manuscript. This is a rewrite of a story that was originally written seventeen years ago, for an online group that I used to chat with all the time. The characters were based on people that I talked to on a daily basis. I updated the

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For the love of tacos

Being on social media, you meet all types of people. One of the more interesting characters I have met is a gentleman named Rob Gokee. He is a funny chap, with the same warped sense of humor that I have. But Gokee (as most of us who know him call him) stands out because of

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Review: Murder on the Menu by Nancy Skopin

Nicoli “Nikki” Hunter is a private investigator in Redwood City, California. She has an office near the marina, where she lives on her boat. Business is good; she does bar and restaurant surveys for her clients. One night, she and her best friend, Elizabeth Gaultier, are having dinner together when she gets a phone call

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