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Did you know that many of your favorite authors blog regularly? Whatever your reading taste, you can actually read the most recent musings of many of our best-loved writers daily or weekly on their blogs. We've listed some popular blogs here and will continue to add more as we discover them. Let us know if you have suggestions!

Laura Bradford
Laura Bradford / Elizabeth Lynn Casey ~
Laura Bradford, aslo known as Elizabeth Lynn Casey, is the author of an Amish cozy mytery series and the Southern Sewing Circle mysteries. She also has written romances and other mystery series. She has been a frequent visitor to Windsor Locks Public Library.

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Cozy Mystery Authors ~ Cozy Chicks Blog
The Cozy Chicks is a group of wonderful cozy mytery authors including Ellery Adams / J.B. Stanley, Deb Baker / Hannah Reed, Lorraine Bartlett / Lorna Barrett, Kate Collins, Mary Kennedy, Mary Jane Maffini / Victoria Abbot, Maggie Sefton, and Leanne Sweeney.

Matthew Dicks
Grin and Bare It: A Blog by Matthew Dicks
Matthew Dicks is the author of the novels Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, Something Missing, and Unexpectedly, Milo and the rock opera The Clowns. This multi-talented writer never fails to delight and inspire.

Tess Gerritsen ~ Tess Gerritsen's Blog
Physician Tess Gerritsen released her first best-selling medical thriller, "Harvest", in 1996. She now writes full time and lives in Maine.

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Jungle Red Writers ~ Jungle Red Writers Blog
Seven smart and sassy crime fiction writers dish on writing and life. The Jungle Red Writers include Julia Spencer Fleming, Hank Philippi Ryan, Lucy Burdette, Hallie Ephron, Rhys Bowen, Deborah Crombie, and Susan Elia MacNeal.

Jon Katz
Jon Katz ~
Jon Katz is a best selling author whose work inlcude "A Dog Year," "Dancing Dogs," and Izzy & Lenore." He lives on a farm in upstate New York with his wife, Maria, and many animals.

Susanna Kearsley
Susanna Kearsley ~ Women in Jeopardy
Susanna Kearsley is a prize-winning Canadian novelist and the author of several wonderful books, including "The Rose Garden," "The Winter Sea," and "Mariana."

Louise Penny
Louise Penny ~ Louise Penny's Blog
Lousie Penny is the author of the Award winning Canadian mystery series featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache.

Danielle Steel ~ Danielle Steel's Blog
Danielle Steel is the best selling living American novelist and the the fourth best-selling author of all time.

Jennifer Weiner ~ A Moment of Jen
Jennifer Weiner, who spent her childhood in Simsbury, CT, is the best selling author of "Good in Bed" and "In Her Shoes," and other fabulous women's fiction.

Wicked Cozy Authors ~ Wicked Cozy Authors: Mysteries with a New England Accent
These bloggers are all authors of cozy mysteries set in New England. They include Jessie Crockett (Sugar Grove Mystery series), Sherry Harris, (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery series), Julie Hennrikus (Clock Shop Mystery series), Edith Maxwell (Local Food Mystery series and, as Tace Baker, Speaking of Mystery series), Liz Mugavero (Pawsitively Organic Mysteries), and Barb Ross (Maine Clambake Mystery series).

Updated 2-24-2015