Featured Author Anita Dickason’s Posts

Independent Bookstore Day: Best Local Favorites

Independent Bookstore Day is April 29th, 2024 As a longtime collector of books, I find the addiction of prowling through a bookstore like a garage sale to memorabilia collectors. I can’t resist the lure. Despite the convenience of ordering a…

Women at War—Espionage, The Spies

Women At War: A Three-Part Series: Spies, Pilots, and Snipers. For most, what we know about World War II is derived from history books or what has been immortalized in books, movies, and television series. It is images and stories…

The Origin Story Behind Beloved Christmas Traditions

When we think of Christmas traditions, often fond memories of decorating a Christmas tree, the hanging mistletoe, or the scent of gingerbread houses come to mind. Follow along as Anita Dickason goes On The Hunt for the origin story behind…

A Day Never Forgotten: The Killing of an American President

This month for True Crime November we’re talking about the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. November 22, 1963—the day the killing of a President shocked a nation. A horrific event that is forever woven…

History Behind The Headless Horseman Legend

Take a step back in time when the night was feared. Within the encroaching darkness, danger awaited. A time when frightful tales warned of evil spirits roaming the land. A time when the thud of hoofbeats or the rattle of…

The 13th Grave by Anita Dickason p2

The month for ghosts, goblins, witches, and jack-o-lanterns. A time when the ancients believed the souls of the dead returned to their homes and evil spirits wandered the earth. A time when, “There are more things in Heaven and Earth,…

The 13th Grave by Anita Dickason P1

October. The month for ghosts, goblins, witches, and jack-o-lanterns. A time when the ancients believed the souls of the dead returned to their homes and evil spirits wandered the earth. A time when, “There are more things in Heaven and…

An Early Warning: Superstitious Origins

With October just around the corner, believers beware! October is the month when ancient Pagans believed evil spirits walked the earth and the dead returned to their homes. Myths of ghosts, witches, vampires, and the like flourish. This October, one of the…

Autopsy of a Book Cover

An author’s source of inspiration comes in many forms. Sometimes, it is a picture. One that immediately stirs the author’s imagination. What kind of a story can be weaved around a decrepit doll from a bygone era attired in a…

Puzzles & Mysteries

As mystery lovers is there a better combination than Puzzles & Mysteries? What fun when a plan comes together. On the first of June, the Mystery Review Crew launched a new group on Facebook, Mystery Review Crew—Book Talk. The place…