Teddy bears, teddy bears, and more teddy bears! Here you'll find everything you want to know about my Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear Cozy Mystery series, plus other books I've written.
Teddy bear shop manager Sasha Silverman must step fast to find a murderer before an upcoming Scottish festival . . .
SPRING HAS SPRUNG -- or we think so, given the snow on the grass. But it should melt soon! Keep checking my Facebook page for the giveaways of Wedding Bear Blues -- May and June are wedding season months, after all!
May 9th -- MOTHER'S DAY to remember my mom, who loved teddy bears.
June 2nd -- ANNIVERSARIES to honor my parents, my parents-in-law, and my own.
June 20th -- FATHER'S DAY to remember my dad, who read all my books.
Wedding Bear Blues
January 4 – Thoughts in Progress – SPOTLIGHT
January 4 – I’m All About Books – SPOTLIGHT
January 5 – Baroness’ Book Trove – REVIEW
January 5 – Mysteries with Character – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
January 6 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – SPOTLIGHT
January 6 – Mystery Thrillers and Romantic Suspense Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
January 7 – Socrates Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
January 7 – I Read What You Write – REVIEW
January 8 – Cozy Up With Kathy – REVIEW
January 8 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – REVIEW
January 9 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews – AUTHOR INTERVIEW
January 9 – The Avid Reader – REVIEW
January 10 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT
January 11 – StoreyBook Reviews – GUEST POST
January 11 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT
January 12 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT
January 12 – Christa Reads and Writes – REVIEW
January 13 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW
January 13 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW
January 14 – ebook addicts – SPOTLIGHT
January 14 – The Pulp and Mystery Shelf – SPOTLIGHT
January 15 – Reading, Writing & Stitch-Metic – SPOTLIGHT
January 15 – Brooke Blogs – SPOTLIGHT
January 16 – Diane Reviews Books – GUEST POST
January 17 – Ascroft, eh? – CHARACTER INTERVIEW
Wishing You A Merry Christmas and a HAPPIER NEW YEAR!
Whew! We made it through 2020. What a crazy year!! And I thought 2019 was nuts, having moved (one of THE most stressful things, along with childbirth and divorce) to a new house, plus right before last Christmas, my dad's death and in Jan/Feb of 2020, we had to clean out and sell his house.
Needless to say, I have no clue how I EVER managed to write Wedding Bear Blues in 2019. And 2020? Three times as stressful and full of worry and anxiety. My husband is quite a bit older, I have asthma, so I was worried about whether we'd survive COVID if we contracted it. Plus my daughters (birth and "adopted") were on the front lines, and another pregnant (due next spring). AND I had to write book 5, Bear A Wee Grudge! OY.
While I enjoyed putting in all the fun details of a Highland Fling, it wasn't easy writing with so many distractions. But I also had fun helping to babysit my grandson (until the family got COVID - luckily we missed coming down with it! BEARLY) They all recovered, but we are being even more careful over the holidays.
And I'm gearing up for the release of Wedding Bear Blues, next Tuesday, December 29th. Then copyedits and pageproofs for Book 5, in the spring, plus judging for a short story contest, research for a new historical, and hoping for that vaccine before summer!
I have NO idea if Malice Domestic will be held in 2021. But until I'm vaccinated, I will be staying home. Sigh. Here's hoping life post-pandemic will soon return to a sense of "normalcy".
When a heartless killer ruins a Valentine's Day wedding, teddy bear shop manager Sasha Silverman vows to solve the crime . . .
At the Silver Bear Shop and Factory, Sasha will be selling plenty of bride and groom teddy bears come springtime. But this Valentine's Day weekend, she'd take any of those silent, stuffed couples over the real thing. Sasha and her sister Maddie are bridesmaids at Cissy Davidson’s upcoming wedding in Silver Hollow. Cissy is fuming over the worst choice of best man—the jerk who broke her sister Debbie's heart—and the groom-to-be won't budge in his decision. At the rehearsal dinner you could cut the tension with a wedding cake knife.
That is, until best man Dylan is found dead, impaled with an ice pick. Although jilted Debbie is the most likely suspect—the blood on her dress doesn't help her case—the bride begs Sasha to prove her sister's innocence. If anyone's going to walk down the aisle, Sasha will first need to find the cold-hearted killer who iced Dylan . . .
DID YOU KNOW... my Teddy Bear series began with the setting I chose for these holiday novellas? This boxed set is available for only 99c on Amazon -- click here.
The first of my two Western historical mysteries, Double Crossing, won the 2012 Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best First Book! It's my version of "True Grit" on a train in 1869. Book 2, Double or Nothing, is the sequel.
SOME OF MY OTHER TITLES!
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