Cosy Mystery and Clean Romance Giveaway - Trust Fall (my Professor Molly short story) and 26 other clean mysteries and romances are on giveaway now through July 24. Download one, two, or all of them. And tell your friends. Download now

Souffle of Suspicion, a new French Bistro Mystery by Daryl Wood Gerber - The buoyant mood at Bistro Rousseau deflates when Chef Camille’s sister, Renee, turns up dead in the chef’s kitchen, and Mimi Rousseau must tease the real killer out of a mélange of menacing characters. Crush Week in Nouvelle Vie is a madhouse—in a good way. Tourists pour into town for the pressing of the Napa…

What is your favorite..? - Twenty questions for Frankie Interview originally posted on Escape with Dollycas, 2016

Tied Up with Strings, an Imajin Qwickies® Mystery/Crime Novella (and tea giveaway) - Big mysteries often come in small packages… When curmudgeonly private detective Betty Grape visits a young friend, who is housesitting in a remote village in England for Christmas vacation, something seems out of place. Her friend, Catia, is visibly nervous. Is she worried about the young men in the decrepit caravan in next door’s back…

Vintage Maxwell House ad One more item for my lava-emergency go-bag: A tiny espresso machine. - Nanopresso operates through a hand-powered system. Just load water and your favorite blend of finely ground espresso in the right compartments, screw it back together, and pump the button on the side. Soon you’ll have a shot of espresso you can squeeze directly into the detachable cup.