Author Archives: diannefreeman

Giveaway!

This is fun–out of the blue, my publisher sent me four copies of the audio book for A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder! So I’m giving them away! Here’s what you can do to win one: Follow this link … Continue reading

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A Year of Wonder and Gratitude

With the launch of my debut novel, 2018 was an incredible year for me. Publishing a book comes with the privilege of writing acknowledgements; thanking those people who helped see the book through to fruition. But I wrote them so … Continue reading

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Interview with Carol Potenza, author of Hearts of the Missing

Carol Potenza is the author of the 2017 Tony Hillerman Prize winning novel, Hearts of the Missing. I recently had a chance to talk with her about writing this story. Here’s a bit about the book: When a young woman … Continue reading

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Review of The Frame-Up and Interview with Meghan Scott Molin

Meghan Scott Molin’s debut novel, The Frame-up releases today! I had the opportunity to read an advance copy and interview Meghan, so on my blog today I have both a review and interview. The Frame-Up (my ranking—5 Stars!) What a … Continue reading

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Suanne Schafer and A Different Kind of Fire

I recently had an opportunity to talk with Suanne Schafer whose historical fiction novel, A Different Kind of Fire, released this month. I just finished reading it and found the book very difficult to put down. A Different Kind of … Continue reading

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Kensington Cozy Con at The Poisoned Pen

The Poisoned Pen Bookstore in Scottsdale, AZ is a mystery lover’s dream come true! The staff is helpful and knowledgeable and full of great suggestions. But the best part of the Poisoned Pen experience is all the mystery authors who … Continue reading

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Authors ’18, Rachel Dacus, and the Italian Renaissance. What do these three have in common?

I met Rachel Dacus through our debut author group, Authors ’18. We’re a group of 100+ writers whose debut novels released in 2018. If you aren’t already following our Facebook page, now is the perfect time to start. We’ve been … Continue reading

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Bouchercon!

I’m falling behind on my posts again, but this time I have a good reason. Earlier this month I attended Bouchercon—The World Mystery Convention. It was four days surrounded by 1,500 fellow mystery lovers, about 600 of them authors, indulging … Continue reading

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Criminal Misdeeds

I’m so excited to welcome Randee Green to the blog today! Her debut novel, Criminal Misdeeds released last month and put her right at the top of my list of favorite humorous mystery authors. Here’s my review of Criminal Misdeeds: … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Heather Redmond

I recently had the opportunity to talk with author, Heather Redmond about her new mystery, A TALE OF TWO MURDERS in which a young Charles Dickens is the sleuth. Here’s a little bit about the book: In the winter of … Continue reading

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