Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Mirror, Mirror, Who's the Next to Die?

The Novel "Mirror, Mirror, Who's the Next to Die?" begins each chapter with a 1923 definition. This is such a fun era. Here's a couple of clips from chapter one.

Flapper: A stylish, brash, hedonistic young woman with short skirts and shorter hair.

I liked the way this red dress fit me. I turned quickly, the fringe wrapped around my body. Giggling I turned the other way and the fringe followed. I looked at my backside in the mirror, not bad, certainly nothing like a guy's rear end.

"You're the bee's knees, girlie." A voice came out of nowhere and scared me nearly to death.

My first thought was of my Glock, which was never far from me.

Now a few questions for you. What do you think of my Flapper's Costume? I love to wear it, listen to Jazz, dance the Charleston and be surrounded by fun things from this era. My husband, Del, buys me little trinkets that remind him of 1923.

Do you have a Flapper hair cut? Don't think you do. You may be surprised. A little hair gel and tadda!
What is your favorite song from that time?
How about your favorite saying?

Jill McKeel jumps back into 1923 and back into the present. She does get a little frightened, but she overcomes it. She'll do anything, well, almost anything to solve a crime.

This blog is basically under construction and I'd love to have some feedback from you. What would you like to see here? Stop by often and don't forget to click follow.


  1. Thanks for sharing, Cher'Ley. Can't wait to see the finished novel! Sandy Tritt

  2. First blog post for this book. It's pretty exciting. Thanks Sandy for commenting. I also want to thank the other's who have looked at this and left a comment on Facebook, also thanks to Donna and Cathy.

  3. LOVE IT, Cant wait to read more, keep up the great work!!!

  4. Thanks Heather. You're so sweet.

  5. Sounds like an interesting premise, Cher'ley. Good luck with it.

    Polly Iyer

  6. Caught my interest, I think it is a great beginning!

  7. twenty three skidoo
    have no idea what it means, but i like it!

  8. LOL 23 skiddoo-Get out while the gettin's good.--Thanks Kaye and Steve. I really appreciate the comments.

  9. I read quite a bit and I know a good read when I see it. It grabbed me from chapter one. Linda Scott

  10. I really like it and I like your outfit
    love ya Carol

  11. you are a beautiful woman and love the outfit.Your book really seems interesting,i would love to read the rest Brenda

  12. This is off to a great start. Sounds really interesting. I enjoy Jack and Jill's relationship. They keep the sparks flying