Posts Tagged ‘cozy mysteries’

When Jack Trumps Ace

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
When
Jack Trumps Ace
by
Debbie De Louise
Genre:
A Romantic Comedy Jewel Heist Novella
 
 
Jackie
Riordan’s in trouble . . .
When
her jewel-thief father is caught in the middle of a heist, Jackie
makes her getaway to his ex-jail pal’s apartment. a man called Ace,
who lives in an upscale neighborhood of Chicago. What she doesn’t
count on is falling in love with him and becoming his partner in
crime. She also doesn’t expect to compete with Ace’s old flame or
deal with his cat Roxie who causes her allergy attacks.
All
bets are off . . .
After
Jackie discovers clues left by her father which lead her to a
treasure that Ace may have stolen, she contemplates her next move.
Should she trust Ace and believe her father gave him the money, or
head home to her mother, a religious hypocrite who would have no
qualms about ratting out her own daughter to the cops?
Things
that sparkle aren’t always Diamonds . . .
Before
Jackie can decide who the good guys really are, she finds herself
atop the Willis Tower carrying her father’s ashes in her pocket and
aiding Ace in the largest jewelry heist of his life. Things go
terribly wrong, and Jackie’s only choice seems to be to walk away
from Ace or face imprisonment. 
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Debbie
De Louise is an award-winning author and a reference librarian at a
public library on Long Island. She is a member of Sisters-in-Crime,
International Thriller Writers, and the Cat Writer’s Association.
She has a BA in English and an MLS in Library Science from Long
Island University. Her three published novels include Cloudy Rainbow,
A Stone’s Throw, and Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Solstice
Publishing, 2016) that has been on the Amazon bestseller list for
cozy mysteries. Debbie has also written articles and short stories
for several anthologies of various genres. She is currently working
on the third Cobble Cove mystery and a psychological thriller. She
lives on Long Island with her husband, daughter, and two cats.
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Fuchsia Minnesota Series… super ball or books???

Friday, February 19th, 2016

How long have you been writing?

I began writing professionally in 2005 when I was hired to be the weekly columnist for the Albert Lea Tribune with my column Something About Nothing. Under all the nothings we greet each other with there is always something left unsaid. I accepted a contract with Cozy Cat Press in 2013. That began my career as an author. I always have been a dreamer and in my youth would document my dreams and fiction ideas on paper.

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Tell us where you were born and where do you live now.

I was born in a small town in Minnesota and I still live there having left for a few years when my husband’s career made a move necessary.

How do you know the idea is good enough to write a book about it? (more…)

Interview with Ritter Ames – Author of the Organized Mysteries series and the Bodies of Art Mysteries

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Ritter Ames is the author of the Organized Mysteries series and the Bodies of Art Mysteries. Tell us where you were born and where do you live now.

I was born in a town in the distance of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and after having lived in five states throughout my life I now reside on the Plains. Quite the contrast.

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What makes you passionate about writing?

Writing has been my full-time career for fifteen years, mostly nonfiction until late 2013. I love my job, but if I don’t write I don’t eat. That said, the actual motivation behind (more…)