A Spell For Trouble Is Republished As A Mobile App!

by Esme Addison Almost every author hopes their novel will be turned into a television show or movie. I've always wanted my Enchanted Bay Mystery series to be a video game! And I kind of got that. It's not a video game you can play on, say a Play Station. It's a mobile app version … Continue reading A Spell For Trouble Is Republished As A Mobile App!

Paczki Day, Polish Food & Mythology In The Enchanted Bay Mystery Series

by Esme Addison One of my favorite cozy mystery bloggers is Cozy Up With Kathy. She's Polish-American and celebrates several Polish holidays. So of course we're going to celebrate Pączki or Paczki day by discussing all of the great food in my series, the history of Packzi day and much more! Pączki in Poland In … Continue reading Paczki Day, Polish Food & Mythology In The Enchanted Bay Mystery Series

My Polish Mother-In-Law Teaches You How To Say The Polish Words In My Novel

by Esme Addison There are two questions I get asked the most about my series. One, where can I find recipes for the Polish food featured in the series. And how do you pronounce the Polish words written in the book? I'm still working on those recipes, though I do have a post about the … Continue reading My Polish Mother-In-Law Teaches You How To Say The Polish Words In My Novel

Diversify Your TBR Stack With Twelve Cozy Mysteries Written By African-American Authors

by Esme Addison Have you ever wondered, where are all of the cozy mysteries written by African-American authors? Well, wonder no more. I've compiled a list of contemporary cozy mysteries written by authors (including myself) of African descent. My list includes an interesting group of sleuths in fun settings with challenging whodunnits! Also, don't wait … Continue reading Diversify Your TBR Stack With Twelve Cozy Mysteries Written By African-American Authors

Four Of The Most Effective Herbs For Stress Relief

by Esme Addison My novel, A Spell For Trouble is set in an herbal apothecary. But I didn't choose that location because I thought it was cute and charming (I mean, it is all of those things, of course!). I selected it because I personally have an interest in herbal remedies. I use them all. … Continue reading Four Of The Most Effective Herbs For Stress Relief

Seven Enchanting Cozy Mysteries That Will Bring Magic Into Your Life

by Esme Addison Who doesn't need a little magic or otherworldliness in their life? I know I do - and that's why I love enchanting mysteries with fanciful elements of magic or the paranormal. Over the years, I've amassed a list of my favorite cozy mysteries with supernatural elements. The list includes witches who make … Continue reading Seven Enchanting Cozy Mysteries That Will Bring Magic Into Your Life

Introducing The Mermaid Of Warsaw

by Esme Addison Lately, I've been discussing my new book A Spell For Trouble, because... well, it's coming out soon. (May 12th! Wherever books are sold!) and the number one question I get is... So, why mermaids?" Okay, let's back up a bit. I've written a cozy mystery set on the beach in North Carolina … Continue reading Introducing The Mermaid Of Warsaw

Expand Your Horizons With Five Cozy Mysteries That Explore Different Cultures

by Esme Addison One of my favorite elements of a cozy mystery is the ability to easily infuse a story with culture, heritage and history. How many cozy mystery readers have discovered an interest in learning about another ethnicity or nationality because their favorite cozy mystery series features  a character they love with ties to … Continue reading Expand Your Horizons With Five Cozy Mysteries That Explore Different Cultures