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Have you ever wondered how much research goes into writing a mystery? In this day and age, it’s easy enough to Google just about anything. So how important is it for an author to be on location in order to produce an accurate scene? One that will please the reader as well as a Jeopardy…

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Killer Cocktail Contest

I love holidays – the bigger the spectacle the better. With Sacramento temps hovering at 110 degrees or more this summer, there’s nothing like a cool, refreshing libation to kickstart the party spirit. Speaking of cool cocktails and hot celebrations, did you know that July 19th is National Daiquiri Day? I discovered this amazing tidbit…

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Dying for a Daiquiri – Uncovered

Congratulations to contest winner Jaci Muzamel. Who knew choosing the cover for a book titled Dying for a Daiquiri would be more controversial than the debate over the location of the Kings’ basketball team? After reading the blog and Facebook comments regarding my four diverse cover selections, I have far more sympathy for Congress. And…

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The Deadly Daiquiri Cover Up

Congratulations to contest winner       Priscilla Caporaletti-Bean. How many of you have taken a Hawaiian vacation, only to discover paradise can be perilous? Sure, those beautiful islands offer balmy breezes, turquoise water, waving palm fronds, and sandy beaches. But what about deadly sharks? Poisonous sea urchins? And the most lethal of them all? Those fruity drinks…

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