Author Archives: Julie Hennrikus aka Julia Henry

About Julie Hennrikus aka Julia Henry

One woman, three names, many books. As Julia Henry she writes the Garden Squad series for Kensington. As J.A. Hennrikus she writes the Theater Cop series, and as Julianne Holmes she wrote the Clock Shop series. Click on my profile picture to connect with me on Facebook and Instagram! @JHAuthors

Not Quite Twenty Questions for Hank Phillippi Ryan

We’ve turned the tables this week and the interviewer is now the interviewee! Yes, that’s right, Hank Phillippi Ryan has graciously (not that she’s ever not gracious) handed over her recorder and notepad and let us ask her Not Quite Twenty Questions. … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Laura DiSilverio

Hank Phillippi Ryan: She looks like such a nice woman. Pleasant, well-dressed, smiling and cheerful. But Laura DiSilverio has a pretty amazing—and incredibly tough!– resume. She spent twenty years as an Air Force intelligence officer – serving as a squadron … Continue reading

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Writers at Work: Hank Phillippi Ryan Welcomes Sheila Connolly

  HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: What does someone’s face look like when they’re telling you their dream has come true? I saw that look, I really did, on Sheila Connolly. She’ll be able to tell us how long ago it was—it … Continue reading

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Connecticut Library Wins “We Love Libraries” Grant

Small Library Wins Big by Kathy Orzech On Wednesday, February 19, the Levi E. Coe Library in Middlefield, learned they had won the Sisters in Crime “We Love Libraries” monthly drawing. Julie Hennrikus emailed Connecticut members that night and by … Continue reading

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Why do I kept going back to the New England Crime Bake?

By Judy Copek My twelfth year and the anticipation is still strong. How can that be? Many things: connecting with old friends, a whole weekend of talking about writing, thinking about writing, new ideas about writing, buying books, going to … Continue reading

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Kate Flora’s award for Redemption best SINCNE news of the week

Congratulations to Kate Flora, the  2013 Maine Literary Awards winner for Crime Fiction. (Redemption). Kate beat out some serious competition to be named the award winner May 31. Published by Five Star, “Redemption” is set in Portland, and is part … Continue reading

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Three-book deals and awards top SinCNE’s good news

We will be sharing good news as we get it! In this edition, news from Sherry Harris, Edith Maxwell, Arlene Kay, BA Shapiro and Kate Flora: Redemption by Kate Flora won the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance 2013 Book Award … Continue reading

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Start Spreading the News!

Maureen Milliken, Beth Kannell, Lisa Haselton, and Nancy Gardner have been warriors in working on this blog. Others of us contributed, and anyone is welcome to. This can and should be a place for conversation, for craft and marketing advice, … Continue reading

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The Empowered Author–A Post about the Kristen McLean Event

After a terrible week in Boston (which I will write about at some point, but right now it is too soon) I was glad for the distraction of an event for Sisters in Crime New England on Sunday. Kristen McLean … Continue reading

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BY SANDRA GARDNER I’d been a mystery reader for years. So I had a pretty good idea of what the genre was. But I’d never read a paranormal novel. My first published mystery novel, Mother, Murder and Me, turned out … Continue reading

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