Category Archives: Social Media

Inspector Ramirez website!

I think social media is pretty awesome. I was on Twitter today talking to a complete stranger about whether using Contact Us forms on websites deters people from contacting us, and she said, “Oh, now I know why your name … Continue reading

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Buzz.

Every author hopes for “buzz.” That means people talking about their book. After all, word-of-mouth sells books. It doesn’t matter how great marketing is, marketing alone can’t sell a debut author. And so in light of the buzz that The Beggar’s … Continue reading

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Fourth stop on the Blog Tour

This book review blogger gave TBO her highest review rating ever!  (The Beggar’s Opera, btw, has just cracked the top 20 new release mysteries on Amazon.ca. Very exciting!)

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Another stop on the Blog Tour…

An amazing review today of The Beggar’s Opera on the third stop of the blog tour. Blogger Evie-Bookish Blogspot describes TBO as a “heart-stopping literary puzzle … an absolute masterpiece.” Wow, it doesn’t get much better than that! It’s a thoughtful, … Continue reading

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Letter of support from Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson

I am very happy to live in a city where our mayor is supportive of the arts, unlike Toronto whose mayor claimed to have never heard of Margaret Atwood. Sigh. While he couldn’t make it to my book launch last week, Mayor … Continue reading

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The Blog Tour has begun…

The blog tour has begun!  You’ll recall that a blog tour is where a number of different bloggers focus on one book and each posts on a different day, one after the other. Ten different bloggers will be posting their … Continue reading

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The new Inspector Ramirez website!

Penguin Canada, using that same terrific agency that did the book trailer for The Beggar’s Opera, has rolled out a new mini-website for the Inspector Ramirez series. Here it is, enjoy! And in case you missed it, here’s the trailer! … Continue reading

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Book Trailer for The Beggar’s Opera!

I think Penguin hit it out of the park with this one. Enjoy!

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