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Top Drawer News — Mysteries abound

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We’re all about the mysteries here in Carpenter Country this week.

In our book bubble, Taking Measure, we want to know if we’re measuring what matters.

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The subject of another bubble, Cooking with Instructions, is what the heck happened to the spell book with those mysterious grilling rituals?

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Meanwhile, in this week’s story-behind-the-story over on Top Drawer Ink, Rita Chapman sets her romantic travel mystery in an exotic setting.

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And the plot thickens in our Adventures of Flower Girl serialized short story on the Mirror World Publishing blog, with Part 3 posted.

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Need to catch up? Find Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

What mysteries have you been pondering this week?



HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at


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