New York City, 1936. In the midst of the Great Depression, the Big Apple is defiantly striving toward an era infused with art, architecture, and economic progress under the dynamic Mayor La Guardia. But those in City Hall know that tumultuous times can inspire both optimism and deadly danger . . . It’s been six … Continue reading The Silver Gun (An Art Deco Mystery) by L.A. Chandlar
Enter to win When Monteverdi’s lost operas surface, so does a killer desperate to possess them. . . Preoccupied with preparations for the opera season at Eszterháza, Kapellmeister Joseph Haydn receives a curious request from a friend in Vienna. Kaspar, an impoverished violinist with an ailing wife, wishes Haydn to evaluate a collection of scores … Continue reading Aria to Death: A Joseph Haydn Mystery by Nupur Tustin. Read an excerpt!
One-named actress Helen mysteriously vanished 30 years ago. An elderly family friend is unable to bear not knowing any longer and commissions Lady Frances Ffolkes to track her down. Taking on the role of Lady Sherlock, with her loyal maid Mallow drafted as her Watson, Frances finds herself immersed in the glamorous world of Edwardian … Continue reading Interview with Lady Frances Ffolkes and new Edwardian mystery: Death at the Emerald by R.J. Koreto
It’s early December and Andy Skyberg is itching to blow town for a weekend of holiday cheer with old friends—including a date with an attractive divorcée who thinks he’s hot. But first, Aunt Bev needs a teensy bit of help. She’s managing the Girls’ Weekend Out event at the Beaver Tail Resort and could use … Continue reading King Harald’s Snow Job: A new canine cozy and interview with author Richard Audrey
The mayor of the north Georgia town of Witherston and one of its prominent attorneys are being blackmailed by a mysterious Donna Dam, who threatens to expose the two men’s shameful activities of forty years ago if they do not take a paternity test, pay a hefty sum of money, and if Mayor Rather does … Continue reading The Witherston Murder Mysteries
Mary MacDougall’s first case of 1902 seems simple enough. Just before the 19-year-old heiress leaves for a summer holiday on Mackinac Island with her Aunt Christena, she’s hired to stop in a little town along the way and make inquiries. Did Agnes Olcott really die there of cholera? Or were there darker doings in Dillmont? … Continue reading A Daughter’s Doubt: Interview and Giveaway with author Richard Audrey
“You can’t get away with it. You’re a scoundrel and a cheat.” Penn’s face was set into deep lines, hatred aging him prematurely. “I’m not a cheat. I arrived first, fair and square. You have to accept it.” Tension twisted my shoulders. I held my breath. “That’s what you think!” Penn pulled out a Colt … Continue reading Author Interview: Darlene Franklin, Gunfight at Grace Gulch