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The Seafarer Inn

Many of you already know that we lost my mother-in-law on January 27th. Here is her obituary in the Boothbay Register. The dedication in Fogged Inn, the fourth Maine Clambake Mystery, reads: This book is dedicated to my mother-in-law, Olga … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Thompson Ice House

Barb here. (Or rather there. I’m actually in Key West.) My latest Maine Clambake Mystery, Iced Under, explains how my protagonist, Julia Snowden’s family made their fortune in the “frozen water” trade. I had a lot of fun researching the … Continue reading

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Introducing Eggnog Murder and Christmas Traditions

by Barb, who’s finally admitting the days are getting shorter, the temperatures colder. Sigh. This is official Kensington release week for Eggnog Murder in hardcover, ebook and audiobook. The large print edition is coming in early December. Eggnog Murder is … Continue reading

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Back to the Old Home Town: Why is this plot device used so often?

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today blogging about a topic that came up in the Q&A session after a panel I was part of not too long ago. The gist of the question was: why do so many cozy series … Continue reading

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Cabbage Island–What’s Different, What’s the Same?

by Barb, working on the front porch in Boothbay Harbor, enjoying the scenery and the lovely breezes I’ve been open about the fact that my Maine Clambake Mystery Series is “inspired by” the Cabbage Island Clambakes here in Boothbay Harbor. … Continue reading

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