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Melusine’s Footprint now available!

I am beyond thrilled to announce the publication of Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth in the Explorations in Medieval Culture series hosted by Brill. This volume of 20 original critical essays by scholars from across the … Continue reading

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Cozy Mystery Roundup

To celebrate the new Murder on the Orient Express and with great affection for Agatha Christie, who I consider the queen and founder of the cozy mystery genre, femmeliterate offers these three mystery authors to go with your crackling fire, … Continue reading

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Karen Musser Nortman’s Time Traveling Trailers

Read on for reviews of Karen Musser Nortman’s Time Traveling Trailer series, then see below for an interview with the author. Lynne McBriar is estranged from her husband and growing ever more distant from her 14-year-old daughter, Dinah. Hoping to … Continue reading

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Almost Missed You: How Character Becomes Plot

I subscribe to Writer’s Digest, so as a would-be debut novelist myself, I paid attention to what editor-at-large Jessica Strawser had to say in those pages about her journey in writing, selling, and marketing her debut novel, Almost Missed You, … Continue reading

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Women Writers Reading: Teresa LaBella reads Jean Grainger

The premise of Jean Grainger‘s Shadow of a Century: An Irish Love Story intrigued me. The story of Ireland’s struggle for independence from British rule told by Volunteers who lived through the Rising and their descendants re-living the history 100 … Continue reading

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Women Writers Reading: Teresa LaBella reads C. Hope Clark

Bad things happen to good people in peaceful places, not once, not twice, but six times in August on Edisto Island. Childhood tourist and recent resident Callie Jean Morgan can’t leave her big-city detective life behind when a young woman … Continue reading

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