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 […]

I have a new book out, and it’s on Kindle Vella!

by JoslynChase in General, New Release

You may have heard of the new Amazon book platform, Kindle Vella. It’s a way to read stories one episode at a time, unlocking new episodes as you go along. I’m delighted to announce that I have a new book out, called Falling for The Lost Dutchman, and it’s on Kindle Vella! To let you […]

Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem’s latest release!

by JoslynChase in New Release

I’m thrilled to announce that I have a story in the latest issue of Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem: Passionate Crimes! As it says in the book description, passion causes people to do strange things. Sometimes criminal things. And there are plenty of interesting instances in MCM’s latest release to back up that statement. I really […]

Time to get Cozy!

by JoslynChase in New Release

Winter’s not over yet. There’s still snow on the ground from where I’m sitting. It’s a great time to get cozy and I’ve got the perfect way to do it! Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem magazine’s newest release is Crime in the Countryside, and it features my latest Cathryn Harcourt story, “Cromwell’s Echo.” Set in Ely, […]

I got a Christmas surprise!

by JoslynChase in Challenges, Mystery, New Release

As we approach the end of 2020, I send out my best wishes to you all. I hope you’re doing well and enjoying the season. If you’re in my readers’ group, you’ll be getting my Christmas present right about now, and I’m happy to say I got a very welcome Christmas surprise myself! Many of […]

Readers help choose the new Double Eclipse cover

by JoslynChase in Mystery, New Release

There comes a time when some books need a makeover—a new cover, new blurb, new search terms on Amazon. Last week, that time arrived for my mystery/thriller combo Double Eclipse. I produced two versions of the new cover and gave my readers the opportunity to vote for their favorite. Frankly, I was surprised. I really […]

A lifelong dream fulfilled

by JoslynChase in New Release

It’s not every day that a long-held aspiration becomes a reality in life. And it’s especially sweet when the event exceeds expectations. That’s why I’m really excited to tell you about this. The way I remember it, two momentous things happened in the summer of 1977—Elvis Presley died and I discovered Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. […]

Readers have a say in the new No Rest trailer!

by JoslynChase in New Release, Suspense, Video Trailers

Do you love the excitement of trailers? I do. I like the glimpse, the sneak peek and warmup a good trailer provides. I like being able to get a sense of what I’m getting into before I open the book or start the movie, and I like creating trailers for my readers. My latest release, […]

Two top books to read while under quarantine

by JoslynChase in Challenges, New Release, Reading, Suspense, Travel

For most of us, life has taken a radical turn in recent months. As a writer, I’m pretty reclusive anyway, but now it’s extreme. I haven’t left the house since February except to walk or jog in the neighborhood and surrounding hills. My husband still goes out to work one day a week, so he […]

Nine thrilling stories from nine masters of suspense!

by JoslynChase in New Release, Suspense

Do you love stories that keep you guessing and wondering, on the edge of your seat with prickling suspense? Do you enjoy the frisson of the unknown, when things are not as they appear on the surface? I do! I love creating such stories, and I love sharing them with my readers. I wanted to […]