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Goodreads Giveaway: The Mystery of the Ancient Stone City – enter by 5/21/17

Goodreads is giving away 5 free paperback copies of my children’s adventure story, The Mystery of the Ancient Stone City, with reader’s guide included. It’s great for teachers, parents, and kids aged 8 through 13. You can enter the Goodreads

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My 9 Favorite Literary Mysteries

Having just published my new literary mystery/legal thriller, Weighing the Truth, author G. Elizabeth Kretchmer asked me to write a guest blog on her literary blog, and I chose the subject of literary or character-driven mysteries. All crime fiction, and most

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Press Banner Talks About Author Christine Z. Mason and new novel Weighing the Truth

Press Banner reviews novels by Christine Z. Mason http://www.goldenstatenewspapers.com/press_banner/eedition/page-b-community/page_794a5536-2b01-5a45-941a-da716fe597ff.html  

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Review of Weighing the Truth, my new character-driven legal suspense novel

  My new character-driven legal suspense novel, Weighing the Truth, has just been released in print and electronic formats. Here is a review by Midwest Book Review. “Weighing the Truth‘s legal suspense story opens with Natalya Drummond and her colleague’s

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Sneak Preview: Bad Guys in Fiction

Here’s a handout/sneak preview of the presentation at the Pacific Northwest Writers’ Association July 2016 Conference that G. Elizabeth Kretchmer  and I will be giving on “How to Craft Anti-Heroes, Villains, and Scoundrels.” The outline covers lots of information on creating

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New Review of Boundaries

CHRISTINE Z. MASON’s BOUNDARIES is a tale filled with cross-roads as young love evolves and confronts challenges from life and family. Mason has birthed a series of characters with texture and finesse that draw you into their lives with their

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Reading Australian Authors in Australia

I’m in Australia for the month of July and had hoped to hear a favorite Aussie author or two read from new works while here. Couldn’t schedule any with my travels, though, so instead I’m reading a couple of novels

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My New Psychological/Legal Suspense Novel

I’ve just completed a new novel, this time a character-driven psychological/legal drama about Natalya Drummond, a widowed female attorney,  who is threatened by her vicious Death Row client. Quite a switch from Boundaries: A Love Story, but with some of

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Joint Book Tour Starts in Watsonville 10/25

Here’s the latest from the Register-Pajaronian!   Page A2 — REGISTER-PAJARONIAN, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 Writers will visit Crossroads Books Saturday By ERIK CHALHOUB OF THE REGISTER-PAJARONIAN WATSONVILLE — Christine Mason and Gail Elizabeth Kretchmer have known each other for

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Book Event for Two Novelists at Crossroads Books

Gail Kretchmer and I will begin our joint book tour with a book-signing event at CROSSROADS BOOKS in Watsonville CA Saturday, October 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. Both our books feature strong women, family secrets, and controversial choices. Please come for

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