#MyrtleMondays, on Sunday! Giveaway of In Myrtle Peril!

Huzzah, Dear Readers! I have just put the finishing polish on the revisions for Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries #5, Myrtle, Means, and Opportunity (2023), which means I am in a mood to celebrate! …But I’m also way too tired to throw my own party. Instead, I have a fabulous giveaway to share for the new Myrtle Mystery, In Myrtle Peril, coming October 4. (more…)

#MyrtleMondays: Back to School

Oh, dear. Are there any more depressing words in the English language? I’m actually about to be on holiday (vacation) after turning in Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries #5, but even so, contemplating the end of summer is still like fingernails on… well, you know. With kids all over heading back to class, let’s have a look at what this annual ordeal was like for Victorian schoolchildren in England. (more…)

#MyrtleMondays: Starred review for In Myrtle Peril!

Dear friends, I am thrilled to share the news that Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries #4In Myrtle Perilhas received a starred review from Kirkus! As my publisher keeps reminding me, it is beyond rare for the fourth book in a series to receive an institutional review at all, and to get a star alongside it is all the more exciting!  (more…)