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I love God. I love to laugh. I love happily-every-afters. I also love a good mystery, real or fiction. That's probably why most of my books are cozy mysteries.
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(This article also appeared on the Cozy Mystery Magazine blog.)
I love cozy mysteries. . .okay, I just love mysteries, period. I have since I was a kid. Now I'm privileged to write cozy mysteries. I also watch as many as I can on television, as long as they hold true to what I believe is important to cozy mysteries--no graphic violence. I don't want to go to bed at night with gruesome images of bloody crime scenes in my mind.
The other night, hubby and I watched a 1945 black and white
I've posted a blog article on Cozy Mystery Magazine about Guideposts continuity mysteries. If you like gentle, faith-filled mysteries, check out this article to learn more.
I love to sew. I have since I was a kid. Over the years I've made many things, but I think quilting is my favorite form of putting needle to fabric.
Before the Acronym Became a Television Show . . .
Sir Author Conan Doyle gave his sleuth a brilliant scientific mind, and his crime scene technique was years ahead of real crime science. Take fingerprints, for example. Scotland Yard didn’t start using fingerprints until 1901. Sir Author Conan Doyle had Sherlock Holmes using fingerprint evidence in the Sign of Four, published in 1890.
Yes, that title is correct. These are chocolate cloud cookies with chocolate chips, thus the double chocolate.
What do white rice and peas have to do with Thanksgiving? They are two of the ten things I can eat. Yep. You read that right. I can only eat ten things. And for people like me
A cozy mystery isn’t complete without the use of “red herrings.” A red herring is a false clue the author uses to send readers and the fictional sleuth in directions that don’t lead to the real villain. It is simply a tool to distract from the real culprit.
In the literal sense, no fish called a red herring exists;
I love writing fictional mysteries--walking my sleuths through clues to a satisfying conclusion. I'm also fascinated by true-life mysteries. And when the mystery is one involving family, it’s even more fascinating.