Author: calarmer

Survey Results + E-book Winner + Discount Mystery Sale

Survey Results + E-book Winner + Discount Mystery Sale

Survey Results Revealed So, last newsletter I posed the proverbial question: are you a ‘glass-half-full’ kind of person or, like me, is your glass not even half-empty, it’s well on the way to running dry? As a crime writer, it seems only natural that I look at the dark side of life, but as a human I …

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The Heart of Darkness (It’s In My Head)

The Heart of Darkness (It’s In My Head)

It’s scary what goes through my mind at 30,000 feet… ‘If someone just wrenched open that door handle we’d all go flying out, ripped from our seatbelts, and sucked through the cabin, starting with that smug bloke spreading his legs out in the exit row.’ and… ‘Gee that suction in the toilet cubicle is strong. …

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99c Agatha Christie Book Club 3 Sale (Gasp)

99c Agatha Christie Book Club 3 Sale (Gasp)

I promised you a book sale… …and here it is, folks. For just two short weeks—from May 5 to May 19—I’m reducing the cost of the third in my Agatha Christie Book Club series to just 99c. That’s a lot of mystery and mayhem for very little moolah. Evil Under The Stars is one for true Agatha Christie trainspotters. …

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Finding Nimo—The Trials of Naming Kids

Finding Nimo—The Trials of Naming Kids

It seemed like a good idea at the time. I was six months pregnant, snuggled on the couch with my husband, watching a 1950’s remake of the classic Jules Verne novel 20,000 Leagues Under theSea. “If it’s a boy we should call him Nemo,” my husband suggested, referring to the book’s renegade submarine Captain. Keep …

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Win a Kindle Paperwhite, Amazon Gift Cards, PLUS 60 eBooks (incl mine!)

Win a Kindle Paperwhite, Amazon Gift Cards, PLUS 60 eBooks (incl mine!)

Hi guys and welcome to my best giveaway ever. This month, I’ve teamed up with more than 60 amazing authors to bring you the following prizes, including my second Ghostwriter Mystery: A PLOT TO DIE FOR. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions or comments. And good luck! xo Christina (C.A. Larmer) Win …

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You CAN Judge a Book By Its Cover—Your Verdict Is In! + Prize Winner Announced

You CAN Judge a Book By Its Cover—Your Verdict Is In! + Prize Winner Announced

Photos? Illos? Naked Torsos? Wow, what a response. Earlier this month, I discussed the various styles of cover design and asked you which you preferred: covers with illustrations, photographs and/or naked torsos? AND THE COVER-STYLE WINNER IS… Illustrated covers won hands down! Of the 100+ responses I received, 65% agreed that illustrated covers were ideal. 10% …

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Did You Win One of My E-books? Plus: 12 Cozies for 99c!

Did You Win One of My E-books? Plus: 12 Cozies for 99c!

Hello and happy 2018 everyone.  As a special thank you to my readers and subscribers for all your support over the past 12 months, I’m giving three of you a free ecopy of my latest Agatha Christie Book Club: Evil Under The Stars. The following subscribers have been chosen at random from my full subscriber list. In …

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Book Launch: Agatha Christie Book Club 3 Just Out!

Book Launch: Agatha Christie Book Club 3 Just Out!

In their most complex puzzle yet, the Agatha Christie Book Club unite to watch Evil Under The Sun at a moonlit cinema and end up face-to-face with evil under a star-lit sky. It’s the unlikeliest of crimes—a woman strangled in a public park, with scores of witnesses and not a single suspect in sight.  How did …

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Guess Which Agatha Christie Novel My Book Club Are Exploring Next? (Sneak Peek)

Guess Which Agatha Christie Novel My Book Club Are Exploring Next? (Sneak Peek)

Ever since my Agatha Christie devotees formed their own book club, I have had such fun selecting which of Dame Agatha’s novels to focus on next. And you can imagine my dilemma… Outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare, Ms Christie wrote 66 detective novels, numerous short story collections, romances and plays. But there’s always …

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