And The Winner Is . . .

Thank you everyone who entered the “Gems to Go” contest and offered to share your love of the Jewelers Gemstone Mystery Series with others. Last night I put all of the entrants’ names into a terrarium style jar and asked … Continue reading →

Ending Soon: Drawing for Free Book

You only have one more day to enter the drawing for a free copy of the new paperback edition of the Jeweler’s Gemstone Mystery Series, one book of your choice.** Here’s how to enter: 1. Send your snail mail address … Continue reading →

Exclusively for Kim and Rory Fans!

By popular demand, the Jeweler’s Gemstone Mystery Series is now available in quality paperback. And to thank my readers for helping to make the launch of The Carolina Emerald such a success, I am holding a drawing for a free signed … Continue reading →

Come to a Facebook Live Party!

Buy the Book I can’t wait to meet readers at one of the parties sponsored by Dickinson Jewelers (see details below). And, thanks to Alison Setzer, those of you who live too far away to participate physically can tune in … Continue reading →

The Carolina Emerald is Coming May 1, 2017!

  A college friend’s engagement gives Kimberley West the rare opportunity to dig in a private emerald mine.  The fun weekend, however, quickly deteriorates when the friends stumble onto a plot fueled by revenge and greed.  Events escalate and soon … Continue reading →

Party Time!

Have you ever wanted to see your name appear in a book?  Well, now’s your opportunity. To celebrate The Pirate’s Ruby, the second book in the Jeweler’s Gemstone Mystery Series, Dickinson Jewelers is holding a cocktail party at their Dunkirk, … Continue reading →

Childhood Dreams and The Pirate’s Ruby

Lynn Franklin, The Pirate's Ruby, Cozy Mystery, Jeweler's Granddaughter Mystery

Back in second grade when I was penning my first “books,” my vision of publishing went something like this:  I’d awake full of creative energy and climb the stairs to my writing room — a high tower featuring floor-to-ceiling windows … Continue reading →

Judy Garland Would So Not Be Impressed

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m writing frantically to complete The Pirate’s Ruby, the second in the jeweler’s granddaughter cozy mystery series.  A few weeks ago, select patrons of JT’s Kitchen had a sneak preview of the book. … Continue reading →