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The Most Annoying Character!

Book # 1 That would be Andi’s (ex) stepmother, Ruby. To Andi’s continuing regret, she promised her dad, that if anything happened to him, she’d look after his widow. Even she, however, didn’t suspect that would include a murder charge! In case you think Andi overreacts when it comes to Ruby, here’s a bit of …

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I Love October (and why)

I adore the month of October and have listed some of my reasons. Cool, crisp air. After a long, hot, humid Georgia summer, temperatures in the 60’s and 70’s are a welcome change to someone whose forehead drips water like a leaky faucet. College football. Sure, my Indiana Hoosiers aren’t exactly a college football powerhouse, …

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Andi Anna Jones Is (almost) Back!

Yep, Andi's back for another sleuthing adventure. This time in and around the Louisiana Bayou. Five unsolved murders, a body caught in a crawfish cage, and a mysterious candle, magic, and incense shop, leads Andi deep into the bayou on a hunt for clues. Will another victim be added to the serial killer’s list, or …

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Defending Georgia Jones!

A recent reviewer criticized Andi Anna's sister, Georgia. While Andi sometimes agrees that her sister is a little snobbish, aloof, and spoiled, she still loves her sister and sometimes envies Georgia's family life. I want to give Georgia a chance to defend herself and share insight on her busy life and relationship with Andi. Interview …

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Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder Blog Tour!

To celebrate the release of Book # 1, Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder in my new Andi Anna Jones Mystery series, I'm visiting great blogs from all over the country! Click on the links, below, and you'll be treated to interviews, excerpts, and a chance to win an Amazon Gift Card! TOUR PARTICIPANTS May 5 – Christy’s …

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Release Day! Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder

Andi’s step-mother, Ruby, is a real piece of work, but is she a murderer? Andi Anna Jones, so-so travel agent/amateur sleuth, puts aside her resentment of her father’s widow and books a 60th birthday cruise to Cancun for Ruby and three friends. Never does Andi imagine the cruise will include the murder of a has-been …

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Visual Comprehension Disorder, or Great Idea for a Cozy Mystery Series?

2nd from left, I joyfully wave, oblivious to the horrors that await me as a travel agent Andi Anna Jones, mediocre travel agent, with an inferiority complex about her job, her looks, and her single status, discovers her “inner sleuth” in Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder. Perhaps you wonder how I decided on Andi’s occupation, personality, …

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Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder Release Date!

Mark your calendars! Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder will be release by Wild Rose Press, April 27, 2022 Andi’s stepmom, Ruby, is a piece of work, but is she a murderer? Andi Anna Jones, so-so travel agent/amateur sleuth, puts aside her resentment of her father’s widow and books a 60th birthday cruise to Cancun for Ruby …

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Author Spotlight – Lucy Burdette/Roberta Isleib

National bestselling author Lucy Burdette's tenth Key West Food Critic mystery is piping hot with pie-enthusiasts and murder suspects. The Key Lime Crime: A Key West Food Critic Mystery Blurb: When a fierce rivalry between key lime pie bakers leads to a pastry chef's murder, food critic Hayley Snow is fit to be pied. During …

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A Confession From the Author

A confession from the author: Andi Anna Jones, mediocre travel agent, with an inferiority complex about her job, her looks, and her single status, discovers her “inner sleuth” in Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder. Keeping with some excellent advice I got years ago, to “write what you know’, her character and job are loosely based on …

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