News, Reviews, and Interviews

Review of Booking The Crook by Laurie Cass

Booking The Crook is the seventh in the Bookmobile Cat Mystery series. Publisher: Berkley – July 2nd, 2019“Just because I’m short doesn’t…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
2 min read

Review of Where The Ice Falls by J.E. Barnard

Where The Ice Falls is the second book in the Falls Mysteries series. Publisher: Dundurn – August 10th, 2019The Falls Mysteries series are…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
2 min read

Review of A Bias For Murder by Sally Goldenbaum

A Bias for Murder is the third book in the Queen Bees Quilt Shop cozy mystery series. Publisher: Lyrical Underground – August 6th, 2019When…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
2 min read

July 20th - Reading in Toronto

Saturday, July 20, 20191:30 PM - 3:00 PMSleuth of Baker Street Mystery Bookstore907 Millwood Road, Toronto ON Free admissionThank you to…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
1 min read

Review of Heat Wave by Maureen Jennings

Heat Wave is set in Toronto in July 1936 and is the first in the “Paradise Café Mystery” series. Charlotte Frayne is a young associate in a…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
2 min read

10 Book Talk Writing Tips

Throughout my writing journey, I’ve been lucky to receive wonderful advice from fellow authors and people working in the publishing business…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
4 min read

Interviews

Babs BookMark Magazine July 2019 Interview Vanessa Westermann Date: July 1, 2019Interview by Alicia Dean Author Interview & An Excuse for…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
1 min read

Review of Paper Son by S.J. Rozan

Paper Son is the 12th title in the critically acclaimed Lydia Chin / Bill Smith series. Ghost Hero (#11) was published in 2011, and it’s a…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
2 min read

Interview with M.K. Graff

M.K. Graff is the author of the Trudy Genova Manhattan Mystery series, the award-winning Nora Tierney English Mysteries and is managing…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
7 min read

Review of Death at the Dakota by M.K. Graff

Part police procedural, part cozy, Death at the Dakota is the second book in the Trudy Genova Manhattan Mystery series by M.K. Graff.Nurse…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
2 min read

ITW Thriller Roundtable

June 17 - June 23Topic: Besides technology, what are the main differences from the thrillers of the 50s, 60s, and 70s with today’s…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
1 min read

An Excuse For Murder discussion questions

An Excuse For Murder is told from the perspective of Gary Fenris, a haunted former bodyguard who commits murder, and from the perspective of…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
1 min read