Clouds In My Coffee by by Julie Mulhern Interview & Giveaway
Clouds In My Coffee by Julie Mulhern
…this is becoming one of my favorite mystery series. It’s entertaining and well structured and light without being fluffy. ~I Wish I Lived In a Library
I loved the characters in this book, especially Ellison. She’s a widow and a mother of a teenage daughter…these are things that put this book in a different category from the average cozy mystery. ~A Chick Who Reads
This story checks all my boxes for a perfect escape. Awesome plot, terrific characters and set in a wonderful time. This truly is one of my favorite series! ~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book
When Ellison Russell is nearly killed at a benefactors’ party, she brushes the incident aside as an unhappy accident. But when her house is fire-bombed, she’s shot at, and the person sitting next to her at a gala is poisoned, she must face facts. Someone wants her dead. But why? And can Ellison find the killer before he strikes again?
Add in an estranged sister, a visiting aunt with a shocking secret, and a handsome detective staying in her guesthouse, and Ellison might need more than cream in her coffee…
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Where are you from? I
am from Kansas City, Missouri
Tell us your latest
news? The third book in the Country Club Murders just released and I am
thrilled. Ellison’s adventures (misadventures?) continue.
When and why did you
begin writing? I got serious about the learning the craft of writing fiction in
2012, got an agent in 2013, my first book sold in 2014, and was published in
When did you first
consider yourself a writer? I wrote for magazine articles before
I wrote fiction so I’ve considered myself a writer for years.
What inspired you to
write your first book? Since I was twelve, I wanted to be a writer. Life—job,
marriage, kids—happened (and I loved every moment of it) but I decided the time
was right to write my book.
Do you have a
specific writing style? I think I’m light-hearted and funny.
How did you come up
with the title? Clouds in my Coffee can mean so many things. To me it is the
inability to see clearly.
Is there a message in
your novel that you want readers to grasp? If there’s a theme to Clouds, its
that family is all important.
What would you like
my readers to know? I hope that readers laugh when they read my books and that
they enjoy every minute of them.
About The Author –
Mulhern is the USA Today bestselling author of The Country Club Murders.
She is a Kansas City native who grew up on a steady diet of Agatha Christie. She spends her spare time whipping up gourmet meals for her family, working out at the gym and finding new ways to keep her house spotlessly clean–and she’s got an active imagination. Truth is–she’s an expert at calling for take-out, she grumbles about walking the dog and the dust bunnies under the bed have grown into dust lions.