Not a Creature Was Stirring: A new Merry & Bright Handcrafted Mystery by Christina Freeburn

Empty nester Merry Winters loves three things: Christmas, crafting and her family. To regain purpose and joy, Merry hits the road to a Christmas vendor event with her furry sidekick Ebenezer in her new mobile crafting sleigh, aka an RV. But it soon turns into the nightmare before Christmas when Merry unwraps her Scrooge of … Continue reading Not a Creature Was Stirring: A new Merry & Bright Handcrafted Mystery by Christina Freeburn

Drop Dead Ornaments. An Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery by Lois Winston

Anastasia Pollack’s son Alex is dating Sophie Lambert, the new kid in town. For their community service project, the high school seniors have chosen to raise money for the county food bank. You know where this is going, right?

It’s a man’s, man’s world. By L.A. Chandlar, author of The Gold Pawn (An Art Deco Mystery)

November 1936. Mayor La Guardia’s political future buckles under a missing persons case in New York City. Simultaneously, Lane unravels devastating secrets in the outskirts of Detroit. As two crimes converge, judging friends from enemies can be a dangerous game . . . Finally summoning the courage to face the past, Lane Sanders breaks away … Continue reading It’s a man’s, man’s world. By L.A. Chandlar, author of The Gold Pawn (An Art Deco Mystery)

Mystery, Mythology, and Magic: Barnabas Tew and The Case Of The Nine Worlds

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Hold your flying horses! Barnabas Tew and Wilfred Colby are back, and, once again, they’re in a bit of a pickle.   Barnabas and Wilfred, two earnest but bumbling Victorian detectives, travel through the Nine Worlds of Norse mythology, trying to stave off the impending end of the world – an event which the locals … Continue reading Mystery, Mythology, and Magic: Barnabas Tew and The Case Of The Nine Worlds

A Crafter Knits a Clue: A Handcrafted Mystery by Holly Quinn

As the case comes dangerously close to unraveling, Sammy must stitch the clues together. But the killer has other plans—and if Sammy’s not careful, she may wind up in a perilous knot in A Crafter Knits a Clue, the first warm and woolly yarn of Holly Quinn’s new Handcrafted mysteries.

A New #Whisky Business Mystery: Deadly Dram by Melinda Mullet

Distillery owner Abigail Logan discovers that high spirits are no match for a cold-blooded killer as the Whisky Business Mystery series puts a fatal twist on stiff competition. It’s been a year since globe-trotting photojournalist Abi Logan inherited Abbey Glen, a whisky distillery in the heart of the Scottish countryside. To her surprise, the village … Continue reading A New #Whisky Business Mystery: Deadly Dram by Melinda Mullet

Stabbed in the Baklava (A Kebab Kitchen Mystery) by Tina Kashian

Lucy Berberian has taken over her family’s Mediterranean restaurant on the Jersey Shore after an unsatisfying stint at a Philadelphia law firm. It’s great to be back in her old beach town, even if she’s turning into a seasoned sleuth . . . Catering a high-society wedding should bring in some big income for Kebab … Continue reading Stabbed in the Baklava (A Kebab Kitchen Mystery) by Tina Kashian

Let’s talk about campus murder mysteries

Let’s talk about campus murder mysteries. I love reading them and writing them. What is it about academia that sparks thoughts of murder? Of course there's the old saying that "campus politics are so nasty because the stakes are so small." But that's more of an observation than an explanation. I have some ideas: Clashing … Continue reading Let’s talk about campus murder mysteries