Music class and Magic Eye: How one pop art phenom makes a point

by JoslynChase in Learning, Mystery, Teaching

If you’re old enough to remember the Magic Eye craze of the 90’s, you can probably recall standing among a curious crowd and staring at a framed mass of vivid dots and swirls in an effort to summon the underlying 3-D image. I remember how tickled I was the first time I achieved this feat, […]

I’m excited to be working on a new book

by JoslynChase in Travel, Writing

It’s a new year, and I’m excited to be working on a new book—the next Riley Forte thriller. I’ve been waiting a long time to write this sequel to Nocturne In Ashes and I can’t wait to get started! If you’ve read Nocturne, you may remember that in the last scenes of the book, my […]

Bringing you smiles with my Christmas card

by JoslynChase in Free Stuff

For all of you on my Christmas card list—readers, family, friends—I thought I’d put together a quick, cute, and funny video to serve as my Christmas card this year. I hope it gets you laughing, brings a lasting smile to your face, and gives you something to share with others this holiday season. Enjoy! My […]

My Christmas Gift This Year

by JoslynChase in Free Stuff

I genuinely appreciate my readers. They make a real difference for me when they purchase or review my books. Or when they share what they’ve enjoyed with their friends. Or when they respond to my emails. And especially when they read and love my stories. That’s what I’m doing this for! So it gives me […]

Nocturne In Ashes joins Fast-Paced Thrillers Giveaway!

by JoslynChase in Free Stuff, Opportunity, Thrill

Hello thriller fans! I’m pleased to announce that BookSweeps is including my novel, Nocturne In Ashes, in their Fast-Paced Thrillers Giveaway. I invite you to enter to win a bundle of terrific, fast-paced thrillers, as well as a brand new eReader. Plus, you’ll get the chance to receive some free books from participating authors. I […]

I climbed to The Eagle’s Nest

by JoslynChase in Travel

The area surrounding Salzburg, Austria is absolutely astounding in its beauty. Breathtaking views abound wherever you turn. To get a spectacular vista of the marvelous wonders, I climbed to The Eagle’s Nest, Hitler’s summer retreat at the top of the Kehlstein mountain. When I say I climbed, I don’t mean that I hiked up to […]

Weird & Wacky News Items Make Fodder for The Pen

by JoslynChase in Storytelling, Travel, Writing

I love writing. And I believe the stories I write are suspenseful, entertaining, and emotionally engaging. But let’s face it, sometimes it takes a bizarre premise or opening paragraph to grab us as readers and pull us into a story. Weird and wacky news items make good fodder for the pen. I am always on […]

My mysterious rendezvous with Murder Ink

by JoslynChase in Learning, Mystery, Storytelling

Years ago, at a Friends of the Library sale, I came across a thick book entitled, Murder Ink: The Mystery Reader’s Companion, by Dilys Winn. Of course, it became mine in a matter of seconds and I’ve spent fun times and magical moments with the book ever since. Murder Ink is not really the kind […]

I’m excited to share Prague with you

by JoslynChase in Storytelling, Travel

Over Labor Day weekend, my husband and I visited one of our favorite cities, and I’m excited to share Prague with you now. It was one of those magical journeys when everything seems to go right. We lucked into a great deal at a hotel right on the Old Town side of the Charles Bridge. […]

I invite you to travel back in crime

by JoslynChase in Mystery, New Release, Suspense

I’m pleased to announce that the current issue of Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem magazine is an invitation to travel back in crime. It features my story, “The Javelin in Her Hand,” a mystery suspense set during an era of political intrigue in Ancient Egypt. A woman dares call herself Pharaoh while forces around her jockey […]