Book Review: Pea Body

Author/Blogger Denise Fleischer reviews PEA BODY: A Rollin RV Mystery, by Ellen Behrens

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Book Review – Pea Body

By Ellen Behrens

A Rollin RV Mystery

Trade paperback

289 pages

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While bird watching at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge on the outer banks of North Carolina, Betty and Walt Rollin make a gruesome discovery: they find a body of a young woman. After being questioned by a volunteer wildlife specialist and two officers from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services, they realize they know the woman. She recently gave them a kiteboarding lesson.

Soon after they are involved in a road rage incident because they are driving their RV slowly. When they turn off the road into a restaurant parking lot, they continue to be harassed by the truck driver. He barely lets them out of their vehicle. On top of that, he files a report against them. The fulltime RVers learn from Sargent Murphy that witnesses observed the whole thing…

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Let’s Go to the Movies*

Mystery Writer/Blogger Margot Kinberg Invites You to the Movies!

Confessions of a Mystery Novelist...

Going to the cinema has been a deeply ingrained part of many cultures for a very long time. I’ll bet you have memories of going to the cinema as a child. Or of going there on a date – and not actually watching much of the film. Perhaps you still go. There’s no doubt that the advent of the internet, streaming films, and other technology has changed people’s cinema habits dramatically. But the cinema’s still a part of our lives.

It’s little wonder, then, that it’s also woven into crime fiction. For instance, there are dozens of crime novels where a suspect claims to have been at the cinema. And, there are sometimes important scenes – even murders – that take place there.

For example, in Agatha Christie’s The ABC Murders, Hercule Poirot works with Chief Inspector Japp and local police detectives to solve a series of murders that…

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The Fictionary Finish Your Novel Contest

Author/Blogger Kristina Stanley Presents:
The Fictionary Finish Your Novel Contest

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You know me. I can’t resist sharing my Fictionary news with my writer friends. Today, I’m super excited to announce The Fictionary Finish Your Novel Contest.

 The Fictionary Finish Your Novel Contest.

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One lifetime Fictionary subscription and

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$200 annual Fictionary subscriptions for 3 lucky writers!



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Sign up for a free 10-day trial between

January 18th and February 18th, 2018.

Upload your 50,000+ word manuscript and start your Fictionary story edit.

That’s it, you’re entered.

Give Fictionary a try, finish your novel, and feel great.

Winners will be chosen at random in April. Good luck!

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Fictionary works with Word documents and is supported in Safari and Chrome browsers (Mac and PC).


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Tome Tender Book Blog features the Mac McClellan Mystery Series! https://tometender.blogspot.com/

Dianne Bylo of Tome Tender Book Blog Features the Mac McClellan Mystery Series!

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Friday, January 5, 2018
Attention: Mystery Lovers! Armchair Sleuths! Tome Tender Uncovers Great Reading Picks! Settle in and discover the Mac McClellan Mystery Series by E. Michael Helms – Set in the Panhandle of Florida.

The New Year is here, it’s time to find some GREAT New Reading!

Meet Mac McClellan

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by E. Michael Helms

Series: Mac McClellan Mystery, Book One
Publication Date: November 12, 2013
Publisher: Seventh Street Books
ISBN: 1616148675
Genre: Adult Mystery
Number of Pages: 210
Available from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

“The first cast of the day turned my dream vacation into a nightmare. . . .”

After twenty-four years in the U.S. Marines, recently retired Mac McClellan is happy to be a civilian again. He is enjoying a leisurely fishing vacation in the Florida panhandle when he hooks a badly decomposed body.
Then, when a bag of rare marijuana is discovered stashed…

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BEACHED Launches Today!

Micki Browning’s new mystery, BEACHED, launches today!!!

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There is no greater honor for a writer than to have readers who come back for more, and I am thrilled to announce Beached, the second Mer Cavallo Mystery, is available today!

Grab your book and dive into a new adventure with Mer, the crew of the Aquarius Dive Shop, and assorted miscreants of Key Largo.

When you come up for air, you can see what I’ve been up to this week as I hop around the Internet doing my best to spread the good news!

“BEACHED is a non-stop mystery thrill ride…” These words from The Big Thrill — the magazine for the International Thrill Writers started my year off with a bang!

I discuss short story writing (and my most embarrassing typo) at “Cozy in Miami.” I talk villainy at “The Writing Train.” I offer insight into what I hoped to accomplish in the opening…

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In Memory of Sue Grafton: 1940-2017

Author Sue Grafton

The literary world has lost a wonderful and talented writer. Sue Grafton, author of the “Alphabet” series featuring feisty P.I. Kinsey Millhone, passed away December 28 surrounded by family. The below is taken from the NBC News website:

Grafton began her “alphabet series” in 1982 with “A is for Alibi.” Her most recent book, “Y is for Yesterday,” was published in August.

“Many of you also know that she was adamant that her books would never be turned into movies or TV shows, and in that same vein, she would never allow a ghost writer to write in her name,” her daughter wrote. “Because of all of those things, and out of the deep abiding love and respect for our dear sweet Sue, as far as we in the family are concerned, the alphabet now ends at Y.”

Humphrey said Grafton had been struggling to find an idea for “Z” while undergoing treatment and losing weight.

“Nothing’s been written,” he told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. “There is no Z.”

He added with a laugh, “Nobody in this family will ever use the letter Z again.”

Fans can take heart that she lives on through the body of her work. Rest in peace, Sue Grafton.