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  • You've Got a Book in You

    "Elizabeth Sims proves herself a true writer's friend."

    —Jamie Morris, Director, Woodstream Writers
  • The Actress

    "Sims' wry commentary on life in Hollywood is dead-on."

    Publishers Weekly
  • The Extra

    "an intelligent thriller."

    —Jay Strafford Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • On Location

    "You just have to love Rita."

    Kirkus Reviews
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "Packs a twelve-week writing course into 280 pages."

    —Julie Compton, author of Keep No Secrets
  • The Actress

    "Intricate and surprising, this is a gripping read."

    —Kristine Huntley Booklist
  • The Extra

    "The two leads, Rita and George, are engaging and believable."

    —Hallie Ephron Boston Globe
  • On Location

    "Sims orchestrates the action—and occasional comic relief—for maximum impact."

    Publishers Weekly
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "The spark of inspiration to get started writing a book."

    —Hallie Ephron, award-winning author
  • The Actress

    "A page-turner from stem to stern!"

    Kirkus Reviews
  • The Extra

    "Goes down easy, like a perfect cup of coffee."

    Crimespree Magazine
  • On Location

    "A fast-paced, atmospheric mystery. Sims shines."

    —Melinda Bargreen The Seattle Times
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "The approach is always positive and well worth the price of admission"

    —Ellen Hart, award-winning author
  • The Actress

    "The fascination will keep you up late."

    —Jay Strafford Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • The Extra

    "An engaging thriller."

    —Harriet Klausner
  • On Location

    "As smart as it is compelling."

    —Michele Leber Booklist
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "It doesn't have the arrogant undertone found in other writing books."

    —The Book Depository
  • The Actress

    "Sims has a well-plotted and engaging winner here."

    —Melinda Bargreen The Seattle Times
  • The Extra

    "...and a lost beagle."

    Kirkus Reviews
  • On Location

    "Heart-pounding and page-turning."

    —Jay Strafford Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "In-depth, comprehensive and witty, but never complicated."

    —the office of LETTERS AND LIGHT
  • The Actress

    "Exhilarating! Elizabeth Sims provides a fascinating tale."

    —Harriet Klausner
  • The Extra

    "Brisk prose, facile storytelling, engaging characters."

    —Michele Leber Booklist
  • On Location

    "Rita's best role to date."

    —Lynne F. Maxwell Mystery Scene
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "I found great little gems of advice."

    —L.J. Sellers, bestselling mystery author
  • The Actress

    "Rita is a strong and believable voice."

    —Roberta Alexander The Mercury News
  • The Extra

    "A perfect blend of mystery, comedy and romance."

    —Rosa St.Claire Miami Books Examiner
  • On Location

    "A fabulous novel."

    —Harriet Klausner
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "Encouraging, practical and witty."

    —Gesa Kirsch, Ph.D., Professor of English, Bentley University
  • The Actress

    "A veteran mystery writer with a crackerjack tale."

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer


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Visit the publisher of the Rita Farmer Mysteries.
St. Martin's Minotaur http://us.macmillan.com/Minotaur.aspx

Elizabeth's literary agent is Cameron McClure at the
Donald Maass Agency http://www.maassagency.com

Visit the publisher of the Lillian Byrd Crime Stories.
Alyson Books http://www.alyson.com

Now here's a group that can really throw a good party!
Mystery Writers of America http://www.mysterywriters.org/

Phil Lenkowsky is an actor and dear friend of Elizabeth
Phillip Lenkowsky on The Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0501951/

Jennifer Slimko is a fine young actress who helped Elizabeth with research for The Actress.
Jennifer Slimko on The Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1317155/
and her acting reel:
Jennifer Slimko on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuYPQPwhnys

An introduction to lots of mystery writers and their work.
Murder Express http://www.murderexpress.net

A fun Web site for readers.
BookBitch http://www.bookbitch.com

An entertaining blog from a DC area writer and mom, Lindsay Reed Maines.
Rock and Roll Mama http://rockandrollmama.com/

Learn all about Lillian Byrd's favorite instrument.
Mandolin Cafe http://www.mandolincafe.com

Read about Elizabeth's friend Sue Carter, who led an expedition to the North Pole!
Sue Carter at MSU http://msupress.msu.edu/authorbio.php?authorID=2028

Portraits of Elizabeth by the talented magazine photographer, Dave Krieger, appear on this Website and the jacket of Lucky Stiff.
Dave Krieger's Photography http://www.kriegerphoto.com

An up-to-date and beautiful Detroit Website.
Model D http://www.modeldmedia.com

Elizabeth plays percussion in her local symphony.
Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra http://www.olypen.com/pasymphony

It's the Dinah!
Kraft Nabisco Championship http://www.kraftnabiscochampionship.com

Check out the country club in Damn Straight.
Mission Hills Country Club http://www.missionhills.com

Ilonka Ambrose is the wonderful emergency veterinarian in Bradenton, Florida at the
Veterinary Emergency Center http://www.bradentonveter.com

Amazon Online http://www.amazon.com
Aunt Agatha's Ann Arbor, MI http://www.auntagathas.com
Barnes & Noble Stores and Online http://www.barnesandnoble.com
Book Carnival Orange, CA http://home.earthlink.net/~bookcarnival
Book'em Mysteries South Pasadena, CA http://www.bookem.com/
A Book For All Seasons Leavenworth, WA http://www.abookforallseasons.com
Book Soup Los Angeles, CA http://www.booksoup.com/
Borders Stores and Online http://www.bordersstores.com
Calamus Books Boston, MA http://www.calamusbooks.com
A Different Light San Francisco and West Hollywood, CA http://www.adlbooks.com
Elliott Bay Book Co. Seattle, WA http://www.elliottbaybook.com
Giovanni's Room Philadelphia, PA http://www.giovannisroom.com
Hares and Hyenas Melbourne, Australia http://www.hares-hyenas.com.au
M Is for Mystery San Mateo, CA http://www.mformystery.com
Mysteries to Die For Thousand Oaks, CA http://www.mysteriestodiefor.com
The Mysterious Bookshop Manhattan, NY http://www.mysteriousbookshop.com
Mysterious Galaxy San Diego, CA http://www.mystgalaxy.com
The Mystery Bookstore Los Angeles, CA http://mystery-bookstore.com
Mystery Pier Books, Inc. Los Angeles, CA http://mysterypierbooks.com/
Once Upon a Crime Minneapolis, MN http://www.onceuponacrimebooks.com
The Poisoned Pen Scottsdale, AZ http://www.poisonedpen.com
Port Book and News Port Angeles, WA http://www.portbookandnews.com
Seattle Mystery Bookshop Seattle, WA http://www.seattlemystery.com
Vroman's Bookstore Pasadena, CA http://www.vromansbookstore.com
WAL*MART Online http://www.walmart.com/books

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