Readers help choose the new Double Eclipse cover

by JoslynChase, October 12, 2020 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 […]

This holiday season, I’m handing it to my readers!

by JoslynChase in Free Stuff, New Release

I’m grateful for a growing group of happy readers who enjoy my books and give me another great reason to keep on writing. This holiday season, I’m thanking them with a free copy of my latest release, Duet for Piano & Chisel, and a video Christmas card I made specially for my awesome readers! If […]

From the writer’s perspective

I appreciate my readers. I love my readers. I’m grateful for my readers. Without them, I could not be a writer. The reason I write—what drives me to produce stories in written form—is the desire to do for others what some authors have done for me. I want to provide a thoroughly satisfying reading experience, […]

It’s here! Steadman’s Blind is on the horizon.

by JoslynChase in New Release

I’ve been working hard on my new release, and I’ve got two exciting items to announce… (1) My new book, Steadman’s Blind, is now available  for pre-order! (2) I’ve put together a very special pre-order bonus package  for you! Check it out First,  you get a free copy of Nocturne In Ashes. These two books […]

Rough Musick, Superstition, and Fiction River

by JoslynChase in New Release

Hi, all! I’m excited to announce I have a short story, “Rough Musick,” appearing in the latest issue of Fiction River magazine! The issue is titled, Superstitious, and contains a lot of great stories by writers like Kristine Kathryn Rusch, M.L. Buchman, and Annie Reed. Based on the issue’s theme, you can probably guess “Rough […]

Obstacles and complications…you gotta love ‘em

Whenever I’m up to my ears in knotty problems and difficulties, my children like to remind me that’s the way I’d write it. We all want smooth sailing in our day to day living, but when it comes to story, we demand conflict. Without it, there simply is no story. At its core, story is […]