Good Day for a Giveaway Hop!

It’s summertime around my house and the living is HOT! And the temps are even higher where my publisher, Henery Press, offices. So, to take everyone’s minds off the thermostat, how about another Giveaway Hop — this time with a summer theme. Really easy to participate, just go to my FB Author page and look for the post pinned to the top of the page that also includes this picture. Entering is easy, but there are some instructions, so read them thoroughly, then do what they say. After you’re entered for my giveaway, click the link in the post for the next author stop and hop on over there ūüôā Good luck, everyone! Here’s the link to enter on ¬†My Facebook Page¬†.

Freebie Friday — Travel Accessories for the Literate Traveler

A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned a new group of authors I’d joined up with–The Passport Ready Writers-Readers Group–a group of authors who write mysteries that are set in far flung locales and readers who enjoyed these kinds of mysteries. Well, yesterday was the official launch date for the Facebook group, and what’s more fun than starting things off with a contest? Right? I thought so too. So, for that reason, I’ve posted a fun contest and prize, with the entry requirements easily found at the top of the group page. The post is pinned at ¬† All you have to do to enter is be a member of the Facebook group and tell an item you always take along when you travel. And what is the potential prize, you ask? How about a brand new Bodies of Art Mystery canvas tote to help carry around all that stuff Read more…

What’s New and Free Wednesday–Another Big Giveaway Edition

Would you like to win a new Kindle Fire & 32 ebooks from mystery authors writing Amateur Sleuth mysteries? Then head over to the Henery Press website & enter the giveaway for a Fire & all of the titles shown in the group graphic at the end of this post. Do it now–contest ends soon! Here’s the link: This contest is only open one week (ends April 11th), so don’t miss out! There will be six (6) winners in all — one (1) Grand Prize winner of the Fire and all 32 ebooks, one (1) First Prize winner of all 32 ebooks, & four (4) Second Prize winners who receive eight (8) ebooks. To see all the titles, check out the group graphic below. ¬†

Terrific New Women Sleuths Giveaway!

I’m involved this week in a new giveaway with a couple of dozen other mystery authors, so wanted to give everyone the heads up. Go to¬†and enter to win. There will be a couple of grand prize winners who’ll receive all 24 books in the giveaway, and another 19 entrants will receive random books from the giveaway group. Enter now–contest ends Sunday, August 14th. My prize is copies of Marked Masters.

First of the Week Giveaway

I posted a fast contest yesterday over on my FB Author page. Winner will be announced tomorrow. Only criteria to enter is that you must LIKE or have already LIKED my FB author page and have a U.S. mailing address. See all the details here:       –

Remember, Huge Celebration & Giveaway Today!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER. PRIZES HAVE BEEN AWARDED. Don’t forget to check out the amazing celebration today for the 100th published book released by Henery Press. It’s a Facebook Page Hop that runs until midnight tonight. You can start by¬†clicking here¬†to get to my FB Author Page, and then move on to the next stop, and the next, and the next. In total, $4200 in prizes from 100 authors and a grand prize from Henery Press. Look for this contest graphic to get all the details on each page.

Freebie Friday and Update on Huge Contest Monday!

There is always something fighting for my dollars–especially as the weather warms up, the schools let the students loose, and we’re all traveling more. So, I love it when I can report on a way to save or win merchandise–especially when it relates to reading. Here are a couple of goodies! Until June 30th, Amazon is offering a $3 discount on an e-title. Just¬†click this link¬†and you’ll go to a landing page that says your Summer discount offer has been applied–then you only have to shop for the Kindle copy you want, and the title will head for your ereader, and you’ll keep an the extra $3 in your wallet. Easy peasy. And my publisher would ask me to remind you here that this particular discount would cover the entire price of a copy of either¬†Counterfeit Conspiracies¬†or¬†Marked Masters.¬†Not that I’m trying to suggest how to spend your money or anything Read more…

What’s New and Free Wednesday

Cannot believe the week is half over already. But am kinda glad it is, because I have a handful of great contests, freebies, etc. to report on. The first is an Amazon giveaway going on right now for several free copies of Counterfeit Conspiracies. Winners are picked at random by the Amazon prize machine, and the contest runs through March 17th.¬†Click here to try for a Kindle copy of the book Another fun free thing comes via one of my favorite author friends, Jennifer L. Hart. The first books in two of her cozy mysteries series are free at the moment on Amazon:¬†Murder al Dente¬†and¬†Skeletons in the Closet. Grab these bargains while you can! Julie Mulhern is offering a Spring Break Contest¬†on her FB page¬†like the one she did last year for her Guaranteed to Bleed release. But this year the prize is a signed advance copy of Clouds in Read more…

Schedule Coming Up — Fun Excerpts and Ongoing Contest

To tie with the release of¬†COUNTERFEIT CONSPIRACIES¬†and¬†MARKED MASTERS,¬†I’ve been doing guest posts and interviews all over the internet. My blog tour host has been fabulous at getting me stops at blogs I’m excited to read myself, so guesting there is double the pleasure. At today’s stop, author¬†Barb Taub “interviewed” my character Laurel Beacham, plus has my favorite book excerpt up from Counterfeit Conspiracies. I had so much fun with this format, and she put the whole thing together in a brilliant fashion. Absolutely love the graphics she added.¬†Please check it out if you have a minute. If you’ve read these books–or even just the description–I think you’ll be wowed by the graphics too.¬†Click here to shoot over to Barb Taub’s blog¬†Writing & Coffee. Especially Coffee.¬† On Friday, Feb 19th, I’ll be posting on¬†the Jungle Red Writers blog, and a little birdie told me there’s a giveaway in the works for Read more…