Tag Archives: crime fiction

Come with me to the fair

Today Annette Dashofy is visiting Ascroft, eh? to tell us about her latest novel in the Zoe Chambers Mystery series. Welcome, Annette. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. Is it part of a series? If so, … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, May 2019 | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

A New Century Cottage Cozy Mystery Is Here

I’m delighted to announce that Out of Options, my latest story in the Century Cottage Cozy Mysteries series, is now available and it’s free on several online retailers. Out of Options is a prequel novella to the Century Cottage Cozy … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, May 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Step Into The Wetlands With Us

I’ve invited Judi Lynn to join us today to tell us about the inspiration behind a tradition in the family life of her character, Jazzi Zanders, in The Body In The Wetlands. I’ll let you take it from here, Judi: … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Welcome to the rollicking world of Cass Claymore in Antiques and Alibis

Today I’d like to welcome Wendy H. Jones to Ascroft, eh? Wendy is here to tell us about her new crime novel, Antiques and Alibis. Welcome Wendy. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. WHJ: Antiques and … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, August 2018 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on Burn County

There’s a Canadian crime novelist that I really enjoy reading: Micheal J. McCann. I’ve read and reviewed a couple of his crime novels over the past few years. The first book I read was The Rainy Day Killer. When reading … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, June 2017, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Sorrow Lake, My Kind Of Crime Novel

A couple years ago I reviewed Michael McCann’s crime novel, The Rainy Day Killer. When reading crime fiction, I gravitate toward cosy mysteries so it was not what I was used to. It is much darker. So, when I began … Continue reading

Posted in August 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Welcome Return Of Neve & Egan

Last weekend I finished reading Danse Macabre, the third novel in the Neve & Egan crime novels series. The author, Cristelle Comby is on a blog tour and I received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review. I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in December 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

A Rainy Day Read

I recently offered to read and review The Rainy Day Killer by Canadian writer, Michael J. McCann as part of the author’s blog tour. You’ll notice that I can’t resist mentioning his nationality – I always enjoy discovering books by … Continue reading

Posted in January 2014 | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Kathleen Gerard Crosses Genres With Gusto

Anyone who has written a novel which doesn’t neatly fit into a particular genre will know how this can hinder the book’s journey to the bookshop shelf. Genres can be useful for publishers and readers to define books but they can also … Continue reading

Posted in July 2011, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments