Posts by AshleySHagan

Book Three of the Backstage Mystery Series (Pedestal Sequel)

Posted by on Jan 17, 2020 in Current Project | 2 comments

The world of a famous singer can be just as chaotic as the world of a famous actor.  In my latest installment of the Backstage Mystery series (still in progress), pop singer Chloe finds out her life can be  dangerous as well.  There are a lot of men in Chloe’s life, but the man she needs to help her is Edwin Sterling, the one who got away.  Or did he?...

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2020 Announcement!

Posted by on Jan 15, 2020 in Something Completely Different | 0 comments

2020 Announcement!

You are looking at the new President of the Middle Tennessee Chapter of Sisters in Crime! For my first order of business, I am recommending that we change the terminology from President to Queen. Any...

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R.I.P. Marion Chesney Beaton

Posted by on Jan 7, 2020 in Things I Love | 0 comments

This Scottish ball of fire known as M.C. Beaton was the prolific author of two popular mystery series starring her creatively-named detectives Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth.  I began reading her after being given an Agatha Raisin novel several years ago, and I proceeded to read every book in that series.  I moved on to the Hamish Macbeth series, which is set in her native Scotland. I then discovered that, prior to writing mysteries, she wrote hundreds (and I mean hundreds) of Regency romances.  My favorite little series of hers is a four-book Edwardian mystery series, beginning with the...

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Welcome, 2020!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2020 in Miscellaneous | 0 comments

Welcome, 2020!  I have a few announcements coming later in the month, so stay...

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Just Chilling

Posted by on Dec 18, 2019 in Things I Love | 1 comment

Just Chilling

Winter inspires me.  During a season in which many people feel grey and colorless, trapped and isolated, I feel peace.  I enjoy the forced slow-down, the quiet solitude.  In spring, there is the pressure to perform, to look alive, to bring forth, but in winter, there are no expectations of colorful creativity.  My mind has the freedom to snuggle under the blankets.  The roots of my ideas are allowed to run deep beneath the frozen surface, where the soil is dark and rich.  Winter brings rest, where not just the body is restored, but the soul and spirit, as well.  Inspiration swirls like...

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