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Shirley_Wells wrote:

 


My husband takes 60 seconds to buy a card and it's always better than mine. I'm not sure how he does that.


 


My husband is the funny one, but he always buys a mushy card and has great stuff written in it. I'm the romance writer, but I always buy a funny card and can never think of anything non-cliché to say. LOL

 

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Shirley_Wells wrote:

 


becke_davis wrote:

 

LOL!! Hmmm. My husband hasn't checked on my passport lately, either. We've been married almost 40 years - we don't do much for Valentine's Day, but over the years we've developed a 3-card routine. We usually give each other one card that is cool or pretty, one that's funny and one that has a great, romantic message. I'm the Queen of Hallmark (and Paperchase, and Papyrus - I'm addicted to cards), but my husband has a talent for finding the most romantic (and uncheesy) cards. I can never throw them out, so I've got quite a collection!

 

I'm glad you're enjoying the party - invite your friends and family to join us! There's always room for more!


 

Congrats on the almost 40 years, Becke! I love your 3-card routine. I'm addicted to cards too and can spend hours hunting down the perfect card. My husband takes 60 seconds to buy a card and it's always better than mine. I'm not sure how he does that.

 

I'll spread the word about the party!

 

Shirley

Presumed Dead 


This is so funny! My husband and I were just talking about this. He directed me to one of his favorite clips:

 

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Shirley_Wells wrote:

 

 


becke_davis wrote:

 


Surprisingly, we have all the shows you mentioned. Is there a new season of Foyle's War? I am addicted to that show! I'm also hooked on Inspector Lewis - I like it better than Inspector Morse!

 


 

How could I forget Foyle's War? I'm addicted too. Love it! The last series has finished over here so it could be on the way to you - hopefully.

 

I like Lewis but I do prefer Inspector Morse. I haven't felt the same about it since John Thaw died. 

 

Shirley

Presumed Dead 


It's hard to watch it, knowing he's dead. I remember John Thaw from Sweeney and, going way back, from Thick as Thieves.

 


 

I've never heard of Thick as Thieves but I was addicted to Sweeney. Until that came along, we'd had Z Cars and Softly, Softly (I enjoyed them both) so Sweeney was really exciting and different.

 

 


http://www.televisionheaven.co.uk/thickas.htm

 

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Shirley_Wells wrote:

 


becke_davis wrote:

Here's a question for the Carina authors: are any of your books going to go into print eventually? 


 

Becke, I'm delighted to say that PRESUMED DEAD is going to print in May. I don't know details as yet, but I think another 2 Carina Press books go into print at the same time. Watch this space!

 


Send me the cover images when you get them, and I'll post them here!

 

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NJDamschroder wrote:

 


Shirley_Wells wrote:

 


My husband takes 60 seconds to buy a card and it's always better than mine. I'm not sure how he does that.


 


My husband is the funny one, but he always buys a mushy card and has great stuff written in it. I'm the romance writer, but I always buy a funny card and can never think of anything non-cliché to say. LOL

 


I can spend hours in card shops, easily. I have to have the perfect card for each person. But when it comes to writing on them, I'm totally predictable. Like you, I draw a blank when I'm writing on cards and gift tags while my husband always comes up with something memorable. A psychoanalyst could have a field day with this!

 

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We have above zero forecast for tomorrow. YAY! Even a brief respite is a HAPPY DAY!!!

 

I'm wondering if anyone wants to read excerpts? Here are the first chapters of...

 

STORM WARNING

SEA OF SUSPICION

 

Today I'm busy plotting murder and mayhem. I tend to figure out a sketch of the character, then the plot, then flesh out the characters to ramp up the intensity plot. Does that make sense? This is one of my favourite stages though. Creation on a grand scale rather than the intricacy of building scenes.

 

Hope everyone is dug out and safe.

Toni Anderson
DANGEROUS WATERS (coming Nov 20, 2012)

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Toni_Anderson wrote:

We have above zero forecast for tomorrow. YAY! Even a brief respite is a HAPPY DAY!!!

 

I'm wondering if anyone wants to read excerpts? Here are the first chapters of...

 

STORM WARNING

SEA OF SUSPICION

 

Today I'm busy plotting murder and mayhem. I tend to figure out a sketch of the character, then the plot, then flesh out the characters to ramp up the intensity plot. Does that make sense? This is one of my favourite stages though. Creation on a grand scale rather than the intricacy of building scenes.

 

Hope everyone is dug out and safe.


Yes, yes - we love excerpts! Please share links to any excerpts, book trailers - whatever you've got! Thank you!

 

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You like excerpts? Okay -- here's an excerpt for ON HER TRAIL. And here's CHIMERE, a short story about the power of human love. And my contact info is here:

 

www.marcelledube.com

Twitter

Facebook

 

Come visit!

Marcelle Dubé
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Marcelle_Dube wrote:

You like excerpts? Okay -- here's an excerpt for ON HER TRAIL. And here's CHIMERE, a short story about the power of human love. And my contact info is here:

 

www.marcelledube.com

Twitter

Facebook

 

Come visit!


Yay - thank you!

 

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Toni_Anderson wrote:

We have above zero forecast for tomorrow. YAY! Even a brief respite is a HAPPY DAY!!!

 

I'm wondering if anyone wants to read excerpts? Here are the first chapters of...

 

STORM WARNING

SEA OF SUSPICION

 

Today I'm busy plotting murder and mayhem. I tend to figure out a sketch of the character, then the plot, then flesh out the characters to ramp up the intensity plot. Does that make sense? This is one of my favourite stages though. Creation on a grand scale rather than the intricacy of building scenes.

 

Hope everyone is dug out and safe.


 

Thanks for the excerpts Toni. Enjoy your plotting and planning today

I finally made it to work.

 

My contacts at Harlequin just pointed out a new site for Office for the preservation of the kiss, it's a fun site where you can create your own kiss explore and vote on others.

here's my kiss http://www.patentyourkiss.com/Kisses/ooh-laa-laa.aspx

 

and here's the link to the whole site - http://www.patentyourkiss.com/Default.aspx

 

Have a great evening everyone

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Foyle's War - love Foyle's war. Inspector Lewis is on PBS tonight. Thursday in NYC and I dream about Inspector Morse .

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That does it. I'm going to have to check out Foyle's War. Is Inspector Lewis a show? I hadn't heard of it.

 

 

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Elise11 wrote:

Foyle's War - love Foyle's war. Inspector Lewis is on PBS tonight. Thursday in NYC and I dream about Inspector Morse .


*gasp* Inspector Lewis is on tonight? I didn't know that - thanks so much!

 

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Inspector Lewis - Series 2 












Marcelle_Dube wrote:

That does it. I'm going to have to check out Foyle's War. Is Inspector Lewis a show? I hadn't heard of it.

 

 


 

Both are so, so good! You can get them on Netflix but, of course, you can also get them here:

 

 

Inspector Lewis - Series 1

 

 

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Thank you, Becke!

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I have my eye on a cap with images of 3-4 flak jackets with 'police' on them and then the last jacket has 'writer'.  I have a trip coming up & I think I need a new hat. :smileyhappy:

 

Carol Stephenson

COURTING DISASTER (Carina Press, 4/11)

COURTING DEATH (Carina Press, 5/11)

www.carolstephenson.com

 

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Carol_Stephenson wrote:

I have my eye on a cap with images of 3-4 flak jackets with 'police' on them and then the last jacket has 'writer'.  I have a trip coming up & I think I need a new hat. :smileyhappy:

 

Carol Stephenson

COURTING DISASTER (Carina Press, 4/11)

COURTING DEATH (Carina Press, 5/11)

www.carolstephenson.com

 


I like it, Carol!!

 

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I have a navy blue T-shirt with WRITER on the back from the WRITERS" POLICE ACADEMY. What a blast that was.

 

Thanks for having us here. I love romantic suspense and mysteries and I love my fellow Carina Press authors!!

 

Toni

Toni Anderson
DANGEROUS WATERS (coming Nov 20, 2012)

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Toni_Anderson wrote:

I have a navy blue T-shirt with WRITER on the back from the WRITERS" POLICE ACADEMY. What a blast that was.

 

Thanks for having us here. I love romantic suspense and mysteries and I love my fellow Carina Press authors!!

 

Toni


 

I'm so jealous of your t-shirt! How cool is that?

 

My favorite source of writer-ly goodies is Zazzle: http://www.zazzle.com/writer+gifts

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Hello everyone

 

I hope everyone who was hit by the storm has been able to dig themselves out, I know here in Upstate New York we didn't get as much snow as the rest of you, but hey...it's still snowing here :smileyhappy: Thank you Lake Ontario.

 

I have been reading this section of the mystery book club since the day Becke posted it and I love all of the fun conversation that is going on between everyone.  Thank you guys for giving me some fun things to look at especially the Kevin James clip (absolutely love him)

 

I hope everyone is staying warm, or staying cool depending on where you are at in the country.  Thanks for joining us :smileyhappy:

 

Leigh