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Amy Vansant

by Susan Boles



My love of animals is life long. And I’ve had dogs and/or cats all my life. Their unconditional love is just a part of what makes me happy to have them in my life.

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by Summer Prescott


Hi! My name is Summer Prescott, and I am thrilled to give you a sneak preview of a very special project. Winter Whodunnits: A Dozen Cozy Mysteries for a Chilly Winter’s Night, is a collection of twelve Cozy Mystery books by some of the most influential writers in the genre.

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by Summer Prescott


This week we have something extra special-below you will find out about a special boxed set of Christmas ebooks and a way to help out shelter pets over the holidays. And then Summer Prescott shares a fun guest post about the various books called A Day in the Life of the Characters in 12 Slays of Christmas. Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win an ebook copy of the boxed set, a copy of the companion cookbook, The 12 Slays of Christmas Cookbook, a surprise ebook from each of the authors, and a handpainted scarf!

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by Kathleen Costa


Charlotte has grown up in a fifty-five plus community since she was eleven. Her mother had passed and she went to live with her grandmother, but when she died, Mariska, her grandmother’s dear friend, arranged to be her primary caregiver. She became a permanent resident of Pineapple Port scrutinized by more nosy grandmothers than any dozen children could handle.

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