Ellen Byerrum is Well Suited

The fabulous Ellen Byerrum has a great new mystery out. The Masque of the Red Dress — a terrific play on the title of one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous stories. In celebration, Ellen has launched a fun series of fashion tips drawing from her own lifelong love of fashion, research for her character, and advice from the most interesting people. In this clip, … Continue reading Ellen Byerrum is Well Suited

Creating an #AudioBook #WriterTips @jacqbiggar

Originally posted on sisterhood of suspense:
It’s hard to express the feeling I had this week when Audible released Missing: The Lady Said No to audiobook. Hearing your hero speak for the very first time is indescribable. I’ve been waiting for ACX- (Audible Creation Exchange) the company that produces audiobooks for leading suppliers such as Audible, Amazon, and I-tunes to allow Canadians into their marketplace and… Continue reading Creating an #AudioBook #WriterTips @jacqbiggar

Carey Baldwin, USA Today Bestselling author

Originally posted on Kiss and Thrill:
The Kiss and Thrill ladies would like to congratulate our own KaT, CAREY BALDWIN, for hitting the USA Today Bestseller list with her thriller, STOLEN! This is Carey’s first time on the list. We are so proud of her! Congratulations, Carey!!!!! ? ? ? Who0 Hooo!!! Yay!!!! Congrats! Amazing!!! ? SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!! Amazon | B&N | iBooks | HarperCollins Is she… Continue reading Carey Baldwin, USA Today Bestselling author

A Victorian Era Criminal Leads Police on a High Speed Bicycle Chase

Originally posted on Mimi Matthews:
Bicycle Detail, Poster of the Société Parisienne, 1895. In September of 1896, British newspapers reported the remarkable use of a bicycle in a New Jersey murder case.  The case involved two men who had both emigrated to America from London in the early 1890s.  One of these men was a farmer named Mr. Haggett who settled down with his family… Continue reading A Victorian Era Criminal Leads Police on a High Speed Bicycle Chase

A Proposed 18th Century Tax Bill Targets 27-Year-Old Spinsters…And Their Cats!

Originally posted on Mimi Matthews:
‘As the supply alluded to is to be levied upon all old maids, beyond a certain age, and intitled to certain yearly or other income; I make no doubt but both Houses of Parliament will speedily manifest their hearty concurrence thereto.’ The London Magazine, 1777. A Visit to Grandmother by John Raphael Smith after Thomas James Northcote, 1785.(Five Colleges and… Continue reading A Proposed 18th Century Tax Bill Targets 27-Year-Old Spinsters…And Their Cats!