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Issue #033, July 31 - Memories, mystery & miles
July 31, 2014
Dear VIP (Very Important Adventuress)

Memories, mystery & miles

Turkey is one of my favorite countries. What’s not to like about a place that makes wonderful filo dough pastries like baklava?

Our newest story at is “Memories of Turkey,” by Carolyn Hayes Uber. In the ‘60s her daughter was born in Ankara, and 30 years later she and her husband returned to visit.

Read her surprising comments on how Turkey had and had not changed: Impressions of Turkey


A lot of my time lately has been spent studying book marketing from the viewpoint of “what do my readers want?”

Which has gotten me hooked on Twitter. (You can follow me on twitter at

And the cool thing is that on Twitter I’ve met some really interesting women. Right now I’m doing an e-interview with a woman who lives with her husband in a beach town in northern Peru, from where she operates two website businesses.

Until I get the interview posted, you can check out her websites here: and

But I digress…

I want to tell you about the special I’m running today for my Vegas murder mystery, Magicide.

Magicide is the story of what happens when the world’s most famous magician is murdered in a roller coaster escape stunt and all the suspects are magicians. You can get it today on Amazon Kindle for .99 cents; tomorrow it goes back up to $2.99.

Order MAGICIDE here.

If you don’t have a Kindle, you can download the Kindle app for your computer or smartphone and read it that way. Here’s the app link:

About your frequent flier miles

Nomadic Matt is a young man whose travel blog I follow because he always has such interesting and useful information like this:

Why you shouldn’t hoard your miles! What All the Recent Changes in Frequent Flier Programs Mean for Travelers By Nomadic Matt - Published May 8th, 2014

To read his post you can copy & paste this url:

Lastly, I want to thank those of you who agreed to read and write a blurb for my forthcoming memoir, Coming to Las Vegas, a True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Vegas in the ‘70s.

Make today an “adventuress” day,

—Carolyn V. Hamilton, Editor and Chief Adventuress

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