While on vacation summer, I read Midnight on the Mississippi by Mary Ellis. Mary is a friend of mine and has been writing bestselling novels for years, but this is her first mystery. What a great mystery debut! The atmospheric novel has a clear sense of place, a spunky heroine, and enough twists and turns … Continue reading Midnight on the Mississippi by Mary Ellis
I'm thrilled to share that I received two wonderful reviews in the September 2013 issue of RT Book Reviews. The first is a 4 1/2 STAR TOP PICK review for A PLAIN DISAPPEARANCE, the third Appleseed Creek Mystery. This is what reviewer Patsy Glans writes: "The third installment of the outstanding Appleseed Creek series is … Continue reading Best Issue of RT Book Reviews EVER!
Today is release day for my second India Hayes mystery, Murder in a Basket! Now available at Amazon.com, Five Star, Barnes and Noble & Books-A-Million If you can’t find the mystery at your favorite bookstore, please ask the shopkeeper to order it. Remember, you can always suggest Murder in a Basket to your local library … Continue reading Happy Murder in a Basket Release Day!
Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Borders should have copies of Maid of Murder available on July 7, 2010. India Hayes, a college librarian and reluctant bridesmaid, is thrown into the role of amateur sleuth as she hunts down the person who murdered her childhood friend and framed her brother for the crime. When bride-to-be Olivia … Continue reading MAID OF MURDER is released today!
You keep researching a reference question long after the patron has left the building. You use the phrase “Boolean operator” in everyday speech. You know what OCLC does… you know OCLC exists. You have trouble remembering facts because you know where to look them up. Cutter numbers make perfect sense to you. You find the … Continue reading Ten Clues You Might be a Library Geek
Publishers Weekly Review. (April 12, 2010) This title will publish in June 2010 **************************************** Maid of Murder: An India Hayes Mystery Amanda Flower Five Star, $25.95 (282p) ISBN 978-1-59414-864-4 Flower’s breezy debut introduces a quirky heroine—India Hayes, a librarian at Martin College in Stripling, Ohio, who’s also an artist. India agrees, yet again, to be … Continue reading Publishers Weekly And Kirkus Reviews Give Maid of Murder Great Reviews