The first book I ever wrote, Mirror Image, took me twenty-some years to write. I was in high school when the idea first came to me. I originally thought it would be a just a quick, little short story I would bang out in a day or two, but no matter how much I worked […]
It’s that time again! Time to reveal the new cover for The Murder of Sleepy Hollow, Book 5 in The Charlie Kingsley Mysteries, and we’re doing it with a puzzle! And, if you really want to challenge yourself, try solving the puzzle without checking out the cover first. (No peeking!) To move the pieces, all
It’s the The Murder of Sleepy Hollow Sliding Puzzle! See if you can solve the puzzle without peeking at the cover. To move the pieces, all you have to do is click on a square, you don’t have to try and drag it over or move it. It will move itself when you click it.
Ready to test your crossword prowess and maybe win a $10 Amazon gift card? Here’s the scoop: Solve the crossword puzzle which will unlock a hidden word. Email that hidden word to info (at) MPWNovels.com by Midnight PST on June 13, 2022, to be entered in a drawing to win a $10 Amazon gift card.
I’m rolling out a few feature for my wonderful reader community – a monthly giveaway! Each month, I’ll be giving away a different prize, so make sure you come back each month to enter. (Or, better yet, join my newsletter to get an email reminder.) The giveaways will start the first Tuesday of the month
Author note: If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you already know that for every book I release, I do a Story Behind the Story version where I share a little bit about the inspiration and writing of each book. As Charlie always has a lot to say, I thought I’d invite her to
For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a love/hate relationship with vampires. There was a year in elementary school where I was terrified of vampires. I can’t remember what triggered it (although, knowing me, I probably read some adult vampire book I had no business reading, like Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot) but whatever
Murder Next Door In late 2020 or early 2021 (I can’t remember the exact timing anymore), a fellow author friend of mine approached me about doing a list building mystery anthology featuring female detectives or sleuths. It would be available for the month of October 2021 for free in exchange for an email. After that,