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A couple of new books are coming this spring. Baby, Take a Bow, is the fifth in the Grace Street series. When Camden’s friend Rufus’s ex-wife Bobbi is murdered and her baby is missing, David Randall has to juggle several different mysteries to solve the case. Camden also encounters a restless spirit trapped within a mirror, and another ghost haunting the hot dog restaurant.
The Monsters of Spiders’ Rest is the third in the Three Worlds series of fantasy novels. Flickfoot, an intelligent spider, and his spider friends Plinks and Jellyroll are alarmed when their creator’s grandson, Tylin, shows up to take over their house. But there are much more dangerous monsters in the forests, monsters who plan to invade the neighboring town of Specter. Can Flickfoot convince Ty of the danger? Can he even convince him that the spiders are his friends?
Kings River Life is offering a copy of Just You Wait. You can follow this link:
And here’s a short report on Book’Em North Carolina, the event I took part in this past weekend. First of all, thanks to everyone involved with this event. It was extremely well organized, and the people of Lumberton and Robeson Community College couldn’t have been nicer. Although the turn out was smaller than anticipated, it was great to talk to readers and writers!
I’m heading to Australia and New Zealand this month, so my other events will be later in the summer. Stay tuned!
Thanks to everyone who joined my online release party for Just You Wait! Over 2000 people stopped by — ah, the power of the Internet!
And thanks to those of you who braved the cold to come to Pages Books in Mt. Airy, NC, for my first signing of the new book. I’ll be at the Mt. Airy Public Library Wednesday, February 25 at 1 PM for a reading and Q&A session with the library book club.
For another more traditional event, if you’re in the area, join me Saturday, February 28, for Book “Em North Carolina at Robeson Community College, 5160 Fayetteville Road, in Lumberton, NC. This will be my first time at this huge event, which will be from 9:30 until 4:30, and will feature over 75 authors, panels, discussions, things for kids to do, and it is all free. Proceeds from book sales go to help literacy organizations and the local police department.
Jane at Pages Books & Coffee, Valentine’s Day, 2015
Tomorrow at 3 PM, please join me at Bitten By Books for an online release party/chat session/and Q&A!
Here’s a link where you can RSVP.
I’ve also posted this on Facebook and Twitter. If you’re on Twitter, please reTweet the link!
The link to the actual event will be available tomorrow.
Instead of a $25 Amazon gift card, you can win a $50 Amazon gift card.
If you RSVP, you get 25 additional chances on this gift card!
Today is the official release date for Just You Wait, my eighth published mystery novel and the fourth in the Grace Street Series, all from Poisoned Pen Press, http://www.poisonedpenpress.com.
Besides the usual book signings and author events, I’ll be taking part in my first online chat February 10 at 3 PM Eastern on http://www.bittenbybooks.com. I’m not exactly sure how it works, but I’m excited to try!
A $25 gift card from Amazon will be awarded and a copy of the book. Please stop by on February 10 and find out if I can indeed find my way through the vast inter-web to answer your questions!
It’s always a happy occasion when a book is accepted for publication, but this one is especially exciting. Several years ago, the first Grace Street Mystery, Stolen Hearts, was published by Poisoned Pen Press, followed by Mixed Signals and Now You See It. The fourth book was called Cover Up, and I wasn’t sure it would see the light of day. It was finished and ready to go, but there are many factors involved in the publishing world, many of which are beyond a writer’s control. Reviews, sales, mergers, recessions. But then, I received the email that all authors love to receive. My editor wrote, “So Cover Up is the next one you want published, right?”
There are 13 books in the Grace Street Series. All of them have been written and are in various stages of readiness. I really hope they can all be published, but you never know. However, for now, I am celebrating the publication of Cover Up, now titled Just You Wait, which is a much better title, thanks to my editor. February 3, 2015 is the publication date. Then it’s on to the next one!