Category Archives: Kaitlyn’s Posts

“Not My Idea of a Cozy Book”

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today tackling the subject of reader expectations. No, this isn’t going to be a discussion of what defines a cozy mystery, although that definition plays into the topic. What I want to talk about is … Continue reading

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What did you do in the war, Daddy?

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. Every year when Veterans’ Day comes around, I think of my father, William R. (Russ) Gorton. He graduated from Liberty High School in Liberty, New York in 1928, the same year my mother graduated from … Continue reading

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Mothers and Daughters

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, once again writing about Overkilt, the new Liss MacCrimmon mystery, now available in hardcover and e-book formats. For the first time since Bagpipes, Brides, and Homicides, where Liss and her mother clashed over Liss’s wedding … Continue reading

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Thank you, Linda Bean

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today plugging Overkilt, the twelfth Liss MacCrimmon mystery, and revealing a bit about where the story idea came from. A couple of years ago, around the time I was trying to come up with a … Continue reading

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The Paperback Reprint Dilemma

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here to talk about one of those problems that’s nice to have . . . but which is still a problem. I’m talking about what happens when the paperback reprint of a book that originally came … Continue reading

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Previously on Maine Crime Writers . . .

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today with follow ups on some of the blogs I’ve posted during the past few months at Maine Crime Writers. First, though, a reminder that the drawing for one of nine advance reading copies of … Continue reading

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The “Other” Maine

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today inspired by the end of the summer tourist season to point out that there’s another Maine that most of folks “from away” probably never see. Several of my friends and acquaintances visited Maine this … Continue reading

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