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Donna Fletcher Crow

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Donna Fletcher Crow (US) is the author of forty-some books, mostly novels dealing with the history of British Christianity. She is the author of The Monastery Murders series; The Lord Danvers Victorian True-Crime series; The Elizabeth & Richard literary mysteries, GLASTONBURY,A Novel of the Holy Grail and more.

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Fay Sampson (UK) is a writer of adult and children's fiction and non-fiction, including A MALIGNANT HOUSE, #2 in the Susie Fewings series, a British Crime Club Pick.

Something Different for Your Book Club: An Unholy Communion

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ September 10, 2018

Are you looking for a new angle to stimulate discussion in your book club? As we near Halloween and spooks and goblins begin appearing in store windows and front lawns, many thoughts turn to ideas of the paranormal, so why not prompt a discussion of "things that go bump in the night" by reading An Unholy Communion, book 3 in my Monastery Murders, and talking about the paranormal events Anthony, Felicity and their band of pilgrims encounter?

Here are some questions to get the conversation going:

Wales is often referred to as a land where “the veil is thin”. How do you think the...



By Fay Sampson ~ July 31, 2018

The Author is the one with authority. So you may think that we are fully in control of the books we write. 

But the truth is that we only supply half the book. We put down the ideas we have in our head. The other half of the book is what the reader brings to it. It’s a different experience for everyone who reads it. 

Readers come to books like my Morgan le Fay series with a lifetime of experiences and images. The Arthurian stories are so well known that almost...


#MysteryExchange Tatias Tattoo by Linda Brendle

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ July 25, 2018

#Mystery Exchange continues today with a book that tackles the horrific specter of sex-trafficking. Welcome, Linda Bredle to tell us about your book.

About the book: 

As a successful D.C. lawyer, Tatia’s mission in life was to destroy the sex trafficking trade in small-town America. She knew where to find it. She’d been there. With only apathetic foster parents to protect her, she fell prey to the local pimp. Trapped in the sordid underbelly of a small Texas town, she survived by sheer will. Her...


#Mystery Exchange Cathy Perkins, In It For the Money

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ July 24, 2018

Welcome, Cathy Perkins to answer that age-old question:

Where do authors get their ideas? Someone told me they think an author’s brain is a scary place! We do constantly ask, “What if…?” 

Sometimes a daydream offers a story start, but ideas and inspiration can show up in the strangest places. My husband and I were hiking along the Snake River in a game management area called Big Flats (which happens to feature in So About The Money, the first book in the Holly Price Mystery series). We had to push through some tangled foliage at the shoreline. Being a mystery writer whose mind really can go strange places, I glanced over...


#MysteryExchange The Romance of Resorts by Avery Daniels

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ July 20, 2018

Today I welcome mystery and suspense author Avery Daniels to #Mystery Exchange. Avery and I both write mystery novels with amateur sleuths. Here you can get acquainted with her Julienne, then go on over to Avery's blog "Mysteries and My Musings" and read about Antonia, Lady Danvers.


I’m Avery...


#Mystery Exchange J.J.DiBenedetto Relaunches Dream Doctor Mysteries

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ July 19, 2018

Day 5 of my Mystery Exchange--and what fun this is to have such a variety of guests. The never-ending variety of creativity is really amazing. Today my guest is J.J.DiBenedetto to tell us about a whole series he has just re-launched in ebook, print and audio. A huge congratulations is due. I know how much work this is, and i think you'll agree with me that they look great.

When you have finished getting acquainted with The Dream Doctor Mysteries, go on over to J.J.'s Writing Dreams blog where I'm standing in the Author Spotlight.

Welcome. J...


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