Sisters-in-arms show courage under fire

by JoslynChase, April 8, 2024 in New Release, Thrill

If you love a great story, especially one where strong women—sisters-in-arms—show courage under fire, then you’ll be delighted to discover the latest issue of Thrill Ride magazine. I’m excited to announce the release of Thrill Ride’s highly anticipated Sisters-in-Arms issue, celebrating women who fearlessly put it all on the line when faced with adversity. Whether […]

Be part of the Y2 kickoff for Thrill Ride Magazine!

by JoslynChase in New Release, Opportunity, Thrill

If you’re a fan of thriller fiction—the kind with heart-pumping action, spine-tingling suspense, and pulse-racing adventure—you’ll want to be a part of the year two kickoff for Thrill Ride Magazine. I can’t tell you how excited I am to be a part of it! I’m delighted to announce that the first quarter issue—Sisters-in-Arms—will feature my […]

Thrilled about The Best Mystery Stories of the Year

by JoslynChase in Mystery, New Release, Thrill

Since my college days, I have eagerly watched for and avidly read Otto Penzler’s Mysterious Bookshop selections of the year’s best mystery stories. I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to announce that this year, one of my stories made the cut! Though the Penzler series made a change in 2021 from The Best […]

Mt. Rainier is primed for disaster…true story

by JoslynChase in Challenges, Storytelling, Suspense, Thrill

My first two thrillers—Nocturne In Ashes and Steadman’s Blind—were inspired by a real life concern. Especially for those of us who live in the great Pacific Northwest. Mt. Rainier is primed for disaster. The volcano will blow. No one knows when, but all indications point to the western flank as the weak point and it’s […]

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 […]

The enduring legend of The Lost Dutchman

by JoslynChase in Learning, Thrill, Travel, Writing

It has all the elements that go into a fascinating mystery—lost treasure, unexplained death, and a cast of interesting characters. I’ve spent the last couple of days immersed in an exploration of the Lost Dutchman’s Mine—tucked somewhere amid the Superstition Mountains in southern Arizona—and lived to tell about it. Mine was a virtual exploration—research for […]

For Love of Mystery

by JoslynChase in Reading, Story Power, Suspense, Thrill, Writing

Do you remember how you felt reading And Then There Were None? Or Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca? Or The Firm, Presumed Innocent, or A is For Alibi? Or any number of other brilliant and satisfying mystery stories out there for our reading pleasure? The magnetic pull of a good mystery is so compelling that as […]

4 Unexpected Benefits from reading thrillers

by JoslynChase in Learning, Reading, Suspense, Thrill

You may think you’re reading just for enjoyment, and reading a good thriller should be a satisfying entertainment experience. But you’re getting a whole lot more out of it than you might think. Reading thrillers can bring you multiple unexpected benefits! When you crack open a thriller, you have a fair idea of what you’re […]

My love affair with suspense

by JoslynChase in Challenges, Learning, Reading, Suspense, Thrill

Suspense and I, we go way back. I’ve been in love with suspense fiction for as long as I can remember. I learned to read at age four, but I recall afternoon naptimes before that when my mother would fall asleep with the storybook in her lap, freeing me to peruse the bookshelves at my […]

Hook, line, and story problem

by JoslynChase in Reading, Suspense, Thrill

Story Power gurus, from ancient times to modern days, proclaim the universal truth that nothing hooks and holds human attention like story. If you’ve ever damaged a tooth or had a sore spot or irregularity in your mouth, you can attest to the fact that your tongue will seek it out, poking and exploring. It’s […]