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The cover of The Bibliomancer's Daughter on an ereader with a Christmas theme
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Melissa Bourbon

Fill your eReader with 5 free books from 5 Authors!

One of the best things about being a writer is being able to give away books to readers. That’s what Emma Jameson, Tonya Kappes, Daryl Wood Gerber, Emma Jameson, and I have done this week with our Christmas in July event. So fill your eReader with 5 free books from 5 Authors! It runs from July 16-20, 2024! Make sure to grab all 5 books while they’re free! Tuesday, July

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Three iterations of Murder in Devil's Cove, book cover
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Melissa Bourbon

As an Author, When Do You Know it’s Time to Change your Book Covers?

Deciding to change your book covers can be a tough decision, but it may be necessary if your books aren’t selling. That’s a dilemma I faced recently with a single title. Read about that decision HERE. Conventional wisdom says you need to look at three things if your book isn’t selling: The Story–is it the best it can be…and is it GOOD? The Title–does it capture the reader’s interest and

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Christmas Cozy Mysteries
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Melissa Bourbon

Christmas Cozy Mysteries to Keep Your Spirits Bright

Do you love Christmas-themed mysteries? I have three of them for you from three different series. Whether you like capers, cozies, or sleuths of a certain age, you’ll love these books. Check ’em out! God Rest Ye Murdered Gentleman (A Foxy Ladies Mystery) In the picturesque coastal island town of Devil’s Cove, four spirited older women – Hattie, Maude, Cricket, and Lemon – find themselves wrapped up in a holiday

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Melissa Bourbon

Five FREE Books, this week only!

I love giving back to my readers. One way to do that is to offer my books FREE. This week I got together with four other authors, and each of us is giving away a free book! Free the week’s November 13-17, 2023. The Books Living the Vida Lola, by Melissa Bourbon (me!) Spying in High Heels, by Gemma Halliday Christmas, Criminals, and Campers, by Tonya Kappes Fields’ Guide to

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Four holiday books to put you in the spirit: Deadly Patterns, A Murder Yule Regret, Lola Baby, and God Rest Ye Murdered Gentleman at MelissaBoubon.com
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Melissa Bourbon

Unwrap the magic of Christmas with cozy mysteries!

Unwrap the magic of Christmas with these cozy mysteries! They will definitely help you get into the holiday spirit with festive tales of sleuths, snow, and surprises. Christmas Cozies. Is there anything better? I’d venture to say that, no, there definitely isn’t. I’ve written four Christmas cozies and I adore each one. each one is from a different series. God Rest Ye Murdered Gentleman, a Foxy Ladies Mystery Get ready

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