June 16th will mark my 11th anniversary of being a published author! My very first novel Maid of Murder came out on June 16, 2010. I'm not exaggerating to say it changed the course of my life. It finaled for the Agatha Award for Best First Novel, went into three printings its first year, and … Continue reading Maid of Murder on #KindleUnlimited
Taking care of the wild birds is one of the primary goals of the farm I own with my husband. One way we do that is by providing lots of birdseed in the winter. A tasty treat for birds this time of year and one that is especially enjoyed by birds like nuthatches and woodpeckers … Continue reading Suet Recipe
By Amanda Flower To celebrate the re-release of the Living History Museum Mystery Series, I thought I would introduce you to the animal of the series. I am an animal lover, so it would be impossible for me to write a novel and not have at least a few animals characters in it. Thankfully, The Living … Continue reading The Animals of Barton Farm
Prose and Cons from the National Bestselling Magical Bookshop Mysteries is now $1.99 Available in paperback and ebook! Ebook edition is on sale for $1.99 for a limited time! Ends November 5, 2017. Amazon | Barnes and Noble | iBooks | Books-A-Million In Cascade Springs, New York, Violet Waverly and her grandma, Daisy, are the proprietors of Charming Books, where the power of … Continue reading Prose and Cons Ebook Sale
Finally, I can share the adorable covers for MURDER, PLAIN AND SIMPLE (book one in my Amish Quilt Shop Mystery Series) and PLAINLY MURDER (the prequel e-novella to the series). I write this series under the pen name Isabella Alan. Here's a teaser to the novella cover. That's Oliver there. He's my protagonist's, Angie Braddock's, … Continue reading Murder, Plain and Simple Cover Reveal and Giveaway!
Great news! Both India Hayes Mysteries are now available on Kindle and Nook. Maid of Murder, book one, has been in ebook for a while, but Murder in a Basket, book two, just went to ebook last week. And check out these cute ebook covers made by my friend Sara Smith! Murder in a Basket, … Continue reading India Hayes Mysteries Now in Ebook!
As a special Christmas gift, my publisher is giving away free copies of Appleseed Creek #2, A Plain Scandal, before its release date on February 15, 2013! Everyone who signs up at the link below will receive a free electronic copy of A Plain Scandal! The offer ends Christmas Day. Don't miss out! Thank you … Continue reading A Christmas gift from B&H Publishing: A Plain Scandal!!
I'm happy to report that I turned in Murder, Plain and Simple to my editor at Penguin/New American Library earlier this week. This the first novel that will be published under my pen name, Isabella Alan. It will release Fall of 2013. Now, I'm back to working on A Plain Disappearance, the third novel in … Continue reading Thinking about Snow … in June?
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!
It’s time to spread some holiday cheer with free books! Are you tired of waiting for Murder in a Basket to be released? Does February 8, 2012 seem too far away? Do you want to read it now? Here’s your chance to be one of the first to read my second novel in the Agatha … Continue reading Murder in a Basket ARC Giveaway- Week One