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Vinnie Hansen

Belated Gratitude and a Free Veteran’s Day Story

A little late but nonetheless quite sincere expression of gratitude to our Veterans: Thank You for Your Service!!! And here’s a treat for you all ~ a FREE Veteran’s Day story based…

Reviews of Some Great Reads (an Off-Week Goodie)

by Kassandra Lamb ~ Since I read a fair amount, I’ve started a new feature on my own website—reviews of some great reads I’ve encountered recently. I try to focus on first-in-series…

Modern Ways to Kill Our Characters in Crime Fiction

by Vinnie Hansen ~ Technology now offers us mystery writers some modern ways to kill our characters. I recently wrote about this on my own website. Check it out… Perfectly Modern Ways…

Who Are The Guppies? (plus New Releases)

by Vinnie Hansen If you are a long-term reader of mysteries, you’ve probably heard of Sisters In Crime, but have you ever heard of a special chapter of SinC, called The Guppies?…

Santa Cruz Weird

by Vinnie Hansen Even though we’re not a large city, people across the country know of Santa Cruz, California. Huntington Beach may think it’s “Surf City,” but everyone here knows we claim…

Sleuthing Women boxed set cover

Six-Degrees to Success

by Vinnie Hansen Misterio Press authors Kassandra Lamb and Shannon Esposito both live in Florida and are dealing with Hurricane Irma. Our thoughts and prayers are with them. Since I’m safely located in…

What Happened First (New Prequel Releases)

by Kassandra Lamb Prequels to series or trilogies are becoming increasingly popular. As a reader, I usually enjoy them. It’s fun to read more about the characters’ back stories, to see them…

Re-story-a-tion: Reviving An Old Creation

by Vinnie Hansen If February 3, 1959, when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper died in an airplane crash, is The Day the Music Died, then 2016 is The Year…

12 Crime Lab Tidbits

by Vinnie Hansen In March, I visited the Santa Clara Crime Lab because hey, that’s the kind of thing crime writers do on a lovely spring day. My husband, Danny, went along.…