Tag Archives: Jocelyn Shore

Do You Judge a Book by Its Cover?

How much does the cover of a book influence your decision, if not to buy, then at least to pick it up and take a look? Although we’d like to think otherwise, covers strongly influence our choice of reading.  Sure, … Continue reading

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The Inexplicable Thought Processes of a Mystery Writer

It dawned on me recently that mystery writers do not think the same way that normal …um, I mean other … people think. It’s the little things: scanning the local crime reports and feeling a little disappointed that nothing eventful … Continue reading

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How Miss Marple is like a hot dog

I talk about my favorite amateur sleuths on the Algonquin Redux blog… When you think about any mystery series that you love, it’s all about the characters. Sure, you pick up that first book because the story sounds intriguing, but … Continue reading

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Win a copy of DEATH ON TOUR from Goodreads!

To celebrate the upcoming release of my second book, I’m hosting a giveaway on Goodreads for my first novel, DEATH ON TOUR.   Goodreads Book Giveaway Death on Tour by Janice Hamrick Giveaway ends July 20, 2012. See the giveaway … Continue reading

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Have You Been to Egypt – Part 2

My first novel DEATH ON TOUR would never have happened without the trip I took to Egypt. The second day in Cairo was packed with enough activities to have filled an entire week – a visit to the pyramids of … Continue reading

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Have You Been To Egypt?

The question I’m asked most frequently is, “Have you been to Egypt?” The answer is a resounding “Yes!” because that without that trip, I would never have been able to write DEATH ON TOUR. In point of fact, the tour … Continue reading

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