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Looking Out the Window: Linda Weaver Clarke Giveaway

A Warm Welcome to
Linda Weaver Clarke 







Hi Linda,

Thanks for sharing with us. Tell us about your new book and your contest.




Mystery on the Bayou is a Fun New Cozy! Book Giveaway Nov 23 – Dec 7

It’s time to get cozy once again with the Amelia Moore Detective Series. Louisiana, the land of bayous and gumbo! Crawdads, jambalaya, swamps, alligators, and plenty of Spanish moss hanging from the trees! Mystery on the Bayou, book six, blends a nice balance of mystery, intrigue, romance, and humor. Amelia Moore and Rick Bonito, two private eyes and a newly married couple, specialize in missing persons.

To enter the contest, make a comment about the interview and tell me why you enjoy mysteries.

Visit http://lindaweaverclarke.blogspot.com/2015/11/mystery-on-bayou-is-fun-new-cozy.html

Looking Out the Window: Jennifer Slattery Talks about her New Book, Intertwined, and Shares a Personal Mom Story

A Warm Welcome to Jennifer Slattery
Jennifer's Mom Experience
It’s the one job I most want to excel in and yet the one responsibility I mess up most. But when it all goes well, when, by the grace of God I manage my emotions and hold my tongue, it’s beautiful. Bonding. Healing.

Moms, I don’t think I’m alone in this. Nothing tugs at our hearts quite like our kids, and it’s that intense tug that often does us in. For me, most of my less than grace-filled reactions are usually rooted in fear. And when I’m in that hyper-alert fearful state, I tend to react… before I think.
It was a Sunday night, and my husband I had just returned from an overnight away—our teenage daughter’s first night home alone.  Well, sort of alone. She had a friend over. This trip felt pretty monumental. With our daughter leaving for college next fall, this step of independence only served to remind us of how much she’s grown and how short our time with her truly is.

And I was giggly-excited, thinking about how…

Looking Out the Window: Candee Fick Talks about Catch of a Lifetime, Her Debut Novel about a Rookie Coach and an Athletic Trainer

A Warm Welcome to Candee Fick Candee will give away either a mobi or pdf file of Catch of a Lifetime

First, tell us a little about yourself.
I’ve been married to a high school football coach for almost 20 years and we have three kids, including a recently-turned-adult daughter with special needs, a high school senior, and the “baby” in middle school. I’m a former chemistry teacher and cross country coach who now works from home summarizing work histories in asbestos cases. In my free time, I savor the escape of fiction through both reading and writing!



Lots of writers loved to read when they were young. Were you an avid reader as a child? If so, what did you read?

I learned to read at age four and haven’t been far from a book since. Some of my early favorites were the Little House on the Prairie series, Chronicles of Narnia,The Borrowers, Black Stallion, Jannette Oke’s Love Comes Softly, and Watership Down.

Let's talk about your writing. Why do you write?
I write to give readers a p…