One way to chase away the winter doldrums is to read a good mystery novel. Well, how about a contest where you can win several mystery novels?
The other day I found a contest on Patricia Stoltey's blog where you can do just that. Patricia Stoltey is a Colorado mystery author who blogs about writing, social networking and publishing. Her books include The Prairie Grass Murders (2007) and The Desert Hedge Murders (August 2009).
Patricia has a contest going on until January 31st on her blog, where she will give away several books in a mystery/thriller package, some of which are signed first editions. If you love to read mysteries--and frankly, I don't know any of my blog visitors or writing friends who don't--pop on over to Patricia's blog to find out how you can win.
One other note: My friends and regular blog visitors know know how annoyed I get with pesky and complicated contest rules. My philosophy is KISS. Well, I'm very happy to announce that the rules for Patricia's contest are few and simple. That reminds me, I haven't entered yet. And what's that saying, "You can't win if you don't enter."
So good luck! Even if you don't win, visiting her blog is worth the trip. Lots of good stuff there.