Read the first chapter of Text or Treat

Text or Treat hits shelves on October 5th, 2022. Get a sneak peek of the first chapter below. Book Description Sydney Farina is done texting dead people. She’s got a new, non-haunted phone, and the only ghosts she wants to deal with are Halloween decorations. But when a dead body is discovered near the bakeryContinue reading “Read the first chapter of Text or Treat”

Upcoming Autumn Reads

Today’s officially the first day of autumn! And if you’re looking for some new books to read this spooky season, then don’t worry. I’ve got you covered. Cozy Mystery First off, Text or Treat will be hitting shelves on October 5th. It’s a Halloween-themed cozy mystery that’s sure to add some fun to your holiday.Continue reading “Upcoming Autumn Reads”

Poison Contact is in stores now!

Have you been looking for another cozy mystery to read? Then today’s your lucky day, because Poison Contact just hit the shelves. It starts with an order of inappropriately shaped cookies for a bachelorette party. When Sydney Farina, professional baker and amateur sleuth, delivers the cookies, the bride-to-be drops dead in front of her. SydneyContinue reading “Poison Contact is in stores now!”

Test your Dead Messages knowledge with this quiz

Poison Contact comes out next week, and I can’t wait for you to read it! 😀 But the first book in the Texts From Beyond cozy mystery series came out way back in January, so it’s not surprising if your memory of the plot is a little fuzzy. Time to fix that! Take this shortContinue reading “Test your Dead Messages knowledge with this quiz”

Read the first chapter of Poison Contact

Poison Contact, the sequel to Dead Messages, is coming out later next month! To whet your appetite, here’s a sneak peek at the first chapter. Chapter 1: These cookies are x-rated Sydney Farina placed a fondant mermaid tail on top of the last blueberry cupcake and stepped back to survey her work. Six perfect cupcakesContinue reading “Read the first chapter of Poison Contact”

Cozy Reads for Rainy Days

Looking for a new cozy mystery to read while you wait for the sequel to Dead Messages? Check out Cozy Reads for Rainy Days, an online book fair full of cozy mystery novels that may be new to you. Here are just a few of the over one hundred books in the fair: Click theContinue reading “Cozy Reads for Rainy Days”

Ghosts, Ghosts, and more Ghosts: an Author Update

First off, a big thank you to everyone who purchased Dead Messages and helped make its launch a success. And an extra big thank you to everyone who left a review. You’re the best! I finished the second draft of Poison Contact, Dead Messages‘ sequel, yesterday. Draft 1 was a mess, but I tore itContinue reading “Ghosts, Ghosts, and more Ghosts: an Author Update”

5 Facts about Sydney Farina, the sleuth of Dead Messages

Sherlock Holmes. Nancy Drew. Miss Marple. A mystery novel is nothing without a good sleuth. Sydney Farina, the protagonist of Dead Messages, is nothing like the detectives above. In fact, she compares herself to the bumbling inspector from The Pink Panther because she has no clue what she’s doing. Since Dead Messages comes out nextContinue reading “5 Facts about Sydney Farina, the sleuth of Dead Messages”