Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Chilled in Chattanooga

Chilled in Chattanooga is the fourth book in the Trixie Montgomery Cozy Mystery Series. I had been writing about cities that were interesting places people enjoyed visiting. I have loved going to Chattanooga, Tennessee for many years. Even though Chattanooga is not in Georgia (where my other books take place), Rock City and Lookout Mountain are in Georgia. All of these places are incorporated in the book.

I had fun researching for the book. I took a day trip to Chattanooga and spent an entire day exploring the city and taking pictures. I must have taken over 200 pictures. It was fun eating at a couple of the well-known restaurants and visiting the Chattanooga Choo-Choo. Most of the places I mention in the book are real and you could visit them if you wanted to. I've already had someone tell me they wanted to visit the English Rose Tea Room across from the Chattanooga Choo-Choo. I hope you find a place you'd like to visit.
All of my books are humorous and I hope that when they are read they will give the reader a little time of respite from the stresses of the day. There is encouragement between Trixie and her best friend Dee Dee and they also help each other strengthen their faith. But I don't take a baseball bat and hit you over the head with a particular message. I just want my readers to enjoy a good clean mystery without having to worry about compromising their morals and do it while having a little fun.

Deborah Malone's first novel Death in Dahlonega, finaled in the American Christian Fiction Writer's Category Five writing contest! Deborah was also nominated for 2011 and 2012 Georgia Author of the Year in Novel Category. She has worked as a freelance writer and photographer for the historic magazine "Georgia Backroads" since 2001. She has had many articles and photographs published, and her writing is featured in "Tales of the Rails," edited by Olin Jackson, as well as the "Christian Communicator." She is a member of the Georgia Writer's Association, Advanced Writer's and Speaker's Association and the American Christian Fiction Writers.


  1. Great book! I didn't know Rock City was in Georgia :)

    1. Hey Jen - thanks for stopping by. Are you going to Catch the Wave Conference or SCWC this year?

  2. Deborah--Researching a book is almost as fun as writing it! Congratulations!


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