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Sidney Bristol | It’s All in the Details
Author Guest / July 22, 2019

Hello Fresh Fiction fans! I’m thrilled to be here today celebrating the latest installment of the Tarnished Heroes series, a romantic suspense series with sexy spies and equally kick-butt chicks. Traitor Games is the third book in this series, and I probably shouldn’t say it, but this book might be my favorite of the series! It might have something to do with actually getting to travel to the UK while writing it. Since the internet and Google came along, research is so much easier. How many stops are on which line of the London Underground? Google it! What’s the speed limit inside the London city center? I bet it’s on the internet! The internet is fantastic for finding out details, facts and making sure you get things just right. But what if you never knew you needed to know something? That was what I ran into writing Traitor Games. I knew before our trip where I needed the characters to go and how the story went. It was my goal to visit some of these places on our journey, and boy am I glad I did! Case in point? When our hero and heroine first arrive in London they have…

Debbie Wiley | Crafty Cozy Mysteries
Author Guest / July 22, 2019

By Debbie Wiley, Fresh Fiction Senior Reviewer  I have been fascinated with crafts since my great aunt gave me a wooden knitting board and a macramé kit many years ago. Admittedly, I’ve never considered myself exceptionally talented, but the mere process of loom knitting can be very soothing, almost as soothing as reading a good book. There are a lot of great cozy mysteries out there about various crafts, anything from a custom teddy bear shop such as in BEAR WITNESS TO MURDER by Meg Macy, to glassmaking (including glass beads!) in Cheryl Holland’s DOWN IN FLAMES. There’s a little something for everyone when it comes to crafty cozy mysteries, but the ones featuring the fiber arts like knitting, crocheting, embroidery, and quilting appeal to me the most. Here are a couple great series to get you started! KNOT ON HER LIFE, the latest in Mary Marks’ Quilting Mystery series, makes me wish I had a quilting circle near me with people as patient with newcomers as the characters in the book. Martha Rose jumps in to help a neighbor with her foster child and finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation. Mary Marks gives quilting tips in…