This is the year for a great escape and Festive Mayhem is the perfect partner to your hot cocoa or spiked coffee! Enjoy thrillers, chillers, and cozies from 10 crime writers of color, (including me). San Franciso Bay Area psychic sleuth, Sarah Doucette Jean-Louis tries to find out why a body was left in front…

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They drew lines in the earth and called them countries and states Some can come in and some must go out. They say You want us to do that, but what do You say? I say, they don’t know Me. (photo credit: Ilana Beer for Burst) Did You know that they fight over this land…

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Old school fathers in the Creole culture were traditional. Most believed their role was to work and provide, while women were tasked with home and children. It was a different time. But even with that, I remember my father pulling a dime from under my pillow as the tooth fairy. He was also Santa.  He…

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Creole and Cajun traditions inspired me to use mysticism and humor in the Sarah Doucette Jean-Louis mysteries. Pushed Times, Chewing Pepper is FREE on Amazon Kindle, read it today! http://amazon.com/author/myrajolivet    

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So I had to combine my culture with my passion for whodunits! Huge thanks to Linda Calhoun of Career Girls for this interview! https://www.careergirls.org/team/linda-calhoun/ http://amazon.com/author/myrajolivet www.facebook.com/MyrasCreoleMysteries/?ref=settings

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Centuries ago eyes were labeled the mirror to the soul. It is chilling and true. When I was a reporter doing frequent interviews, what I ‘heard’ from the eyes of my interview subjects spoke louder than their words. If you haven’t done it, take the time to look deeply into the eyes of another. Some…

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