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The winner of the book giveaway for NO REST FOR THE WICKED is…

Patrick Hannigan!


Sorry for the delay with my announcement. We had a hurricane here earlier in the week and I was without power for several days. Playing catch-up and replacing the contents of my fridge and freezer took some doing!

Patrick, please email me ( with your postal mail address so Liz can send you your book.


Posted by on September 3, 2011 in Book Giveaway, Mystery, Writing


BOOK GIVEAWAY: No Rest for the Wicked by Elizabeth C. Main

No Rest for the Wicked, a mystery written by Elizabeth C. Main, is being released today.  In honor of the occasion, which happens to fall on my wedding anniversary, Elizabeth and I are teaming up for this book giveaway.

NO REST FOR THE WICKED (Five Star, August 2011) – “In Main’s winning second Jane Serrano mystery . . . Jane adds some intelligent sleuthing . . . to unmask the murderer in this fun, spotlessly clean cozy.” Publishers Weekly

MURDER OF THE MONTH (Five Star, 2005; Lava River Press, 2011) – “…entertaining and enjoyable.” Mystery Scene Magazine

To find out more about the author and her books, visit Elizabeth’s website at:

To enter the book giveaway:

  • Leave a comment here;
  • And be sure to check back by 09/01/2011, when I’ll announce the winner.



Posted by on August 17, 2011 in Book Giveaway, Mystery, Writing


And the winner IS…

Renee G. of Valleyford, WA!


Congratulations, Renee! I’ve forwarded your address along to St. Martin’s Press and they’ll be sending you your copy of Portrait of a Monster. Be sure to visit us again after you’ve read the book to share your thoughts.

For more info about this terrific book, click on the book cover (or here).


Posted by on August 11, 2011 in Book Giveaway, Crime, Mystery


How do YOU do it? Book Giveaway

I’m wondering how YOU do certain things in the business world. How have YOU achieved success in certain areas and how have YOU overcome certain challenges?

To enter the contest for a free copy of Taking the Mystery Out of Business: 9 Fundamentals for Professional Successvisit here.


Book Giveaway: Portrait of a Monster

Bestselling author and former correspondent for The New York Times, Lisa Pulitzer and Cole Thompson, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, A Deadly Game, bring to you an in-depth account of the international manhunt for Joran van der Sloot, one of the most reviled accused criminals in the world, implicated in the deaths of Natalee Holloway and Stephany Flores Ramirez.  With an average customer review of 5 stars on Amazon, this is the first book to offer a probing look at the man tied to two of the most sensational cases of the decade. With unprecedented access to investigative files from law enforcement in the U.S., Aruba, Chile and Peru, Portrait of a Monster offers an unflinching glimpse into the workings of an international manhunt and a chilling portrait of the alleged killer within.

 Exclusive Details from Portrait of a Monster include:

• Interviews with members of the families of Joran, Stephany and Natalee.

• Internal communications between Interpol, the FBI, Aruban officials and officials inChileandPeru.

• Never before seen police files fromChile,PeruandAruba.

 For more information about the book or access to other links about it, visit its site at:

 Read the New York Post’s feature on the book at:

 Read other opinions about the book or purchase it from Amazon at:

 To enter the book giveaway:

  1. You must be 18 years old and live in the United States;
  2. Send an email to;
  3. Include Portrait of a Monster in the subject line; and
  4. Be sure to include your name in the body of the email.

Deadline is August August 10th and I’ll announce the winner on August 11th.

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Posted by on July 28, 2011 in Book Giveaway, Writing

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