#SampleSunday at the romance convention with Fortune, Gertie, and Ida Belle

Look, this is kind of embarrassing to admit, but... I see all these sexy guys on these book covers and every one of them makes me think of Carter LeBlanc.

#SampleSunday Sinful Science, a Miss Fortune mystery

Anubis, the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld, was a man with a wolf's head. The Navajo skin walkers could turn into any animal they pleased. And of course there was the Hồ tinh, Hanoi's nine-tailed fox.

Mardi Gras Murder: Review, Character Interview, and #Giveaway

Courir de Mardi Gras. David Simpson/St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission/AP

It’s Mardi Gras season on the bayou, which means parades, pageantry, and gumbo galore. But when a flood upends life in the tiny town of Pelican, Louisiana—and deposits a body of a stranger behind the Crozat Plantation B&B—the celebration takes a decidedly dark turn. The citizens of Pelican are ready to laissez les bon temps rouler—but there’s beaucoup … Continue reading Mardi Gras Murder: Review, Character Interview, and #Giveaway

The Miss Fortune Novellas are now available in all formats, all countries!

The Miss Fortune mysteries are novellas written under license in Jana DeLeon's Miss Fortune World. If you want to get acquainted with the characters, the first book in the Miss Fortune series is Louisiana Longshot, available for free on Amazon, Kobo, Apple, Google, and B&N. Supernatural Sinful A graduate student from Hawaii visits the tiny … Continue reading The Miss Fortune Novellas are now available in all formats, all countries!

New from Ellen Byron: A Cajun Christmas Killing

>>>Enter to Win a hardcover copy of A Cajun Christmas Killing (plus swag)<<< Maggie Crozat is back home in bayou country during the most magical time of the year. In Pelican, Louisiana, Christmastime is a season of giant bonfires on the levee, zydeco carols, and pots of gumbo. Except, this year, the Grinch has come … Continue reading New from Ellen Byron: A Cajun Christmas Killing

A New Miss Fortune Mystery Novella: The Pajama Murder

Deputy Sheriff Carter LeBlanc was a fine young man, Mary-Alice thought, although a bit lacking in imagination. He seemed to believe civilians had nothing of value to contribute to murder investigations—that their place was to answer questions and otherwise stay out of things. In Mary-Alice’s opinion, he was quite mistaken. Local businessman Buford Fontleroy Deale … Continue reading A New Miss Fortune Mystery Novella: The Pajama Murder

New Twin Sisters Mystery: Dead on the Bayou

>>> Enter to win an e-copy of Dead on the Bayou <<< It may be easier to patch up an old home than a broken heart. But along the Louisiana bayou, where beauty and danger mingle all too seamlessly, thoughts of romance may have to simmer on the back burner . . . Twin sisters … Continue reading New Twin Sisters Mystery: Dead on the Bayou

A novella a month: How’s my 2017 resolution going?

So far so good! January: To solve the mystery of a disappearing corpse, Mary-Alice has to endure a visit to the Swamp Bar (where decent ladies don't go) and battle her vindictive cousin, Mayor Celia Arceneaux. Will her gentle temper and unshakable faith in human nature endure?   The Vanishing Victim February: Mary-Alice Arceneaux just got … Continue reading A novella a month: How’s my 2017 resolution going?