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Holiday Blog Hop Starting December 11th

Holiday Blog Hop

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Saturday, December 1, 2012

AN ANASTASIA POLLACK CRAFTING MINI-MYSTERY


We don’t usually post on Saturdays, but author Lois Winston has sent me on another adventure, and this baby is hot off the cyber-presses. Did you notice the new cover over on the right sidebar? Crewel Intentions is an Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mini-Mystery. For those of you anxiously awaiting next month’s release of Revenge of the Crafty Corpse, think of it as a little appetizer to tide you over while you await the main course.

In this short story addition to the critically acclaimed Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery series about moi, I receive a desperate phone call from former American Woman fashion editor Erica Milano. You remember Erica, don’t you? She was fashion editor Marlys Vandenberg’s assistant in Assault With a Deadly Glue Gun and took over as fashion editor when my glue gun dispatched Marlys to that big catwalk in the sky.

Erica is now in Witness Protection and living under a new identity in Western Pennsylvania. But someone is stalking her, and she has compelling reasons why she can’t go to the police or notify her Witsec handlers. I’m the only person she can trust to help her (lucky me!) and she knows I won’t let her down. After all, she once saved my life.

But will I be able to return the favor before the stalker strikes?

Want a nibble? There’s an excerpt on Lois’s website.

Crewel Intentions is available as an ebook only from Amazon right now. If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can borrow it for free. Otherwise, it’s a mere $1.99.