Thursday, April 26, 2018



I am proud to announce that my newest cozy mystery is now available - just in time for Phoenix Comic Fest May 24th - 27th at the Phoenix Convention Center.



Super Jax! The Case of the Slimy Scientist
Book One in the Super Jax Superhero Cozy Mystery Series

Girls’ night turns into a trip to a decontamination chamber for Jackie Lawson. What she ate, combined with the various attempts to save her, result in superpowers she can’t control. Soon, her boyfriend is arrested for murder. It is up to Jackie and her best friend to prove his innocence and return stolen scientific research Jackie needs to survive.

Print and ebook are available only on Amazon:



Friday, February 2, 2018



Glendale Chocolate Affaire

58th and Glendale Avenues

Local Arizona authors will be selling and signing their romance novels at the Chocolate Affaire in downtown Glendale. Their booth will be located on the east side of Murphy Park next to the wine and beer booth. Not only can you find my romantic cozy mysteries at this award winning festival, but you can also find chocolate-covered strawberries, cheesecake, bananas, fudge, etc. Plus, vendors selling Valentine's Day gifts.

Hours of operation:

Friday Feb. 9th 5:00-10:00 pm
Saturday Feb. 10th 10:00-10:00
Sunday Feb. 11th Noon-5:00

Sunday, May 29, 2016

AZ Mystery Con


"DEATH & DECEPTION IN THE DESERT​"
Arizona's Mystery Con
Booksiging open to the public June 3rd  from 6:30-8:00PM.
If you are interested in Saturday's events, which include lunch, goody bags, prizes, and mystery authors telling all about their books, tickets are still available at azmysterycon.com

Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale / 4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway South

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

We Have A Winner!

Congratulations to msmunoz, the winner of my newsletter contest. She has been notified and her $25 egift is on the way!

All members of my newsletter are automatically entered in each and every newsletter contest.
I only send out emails when I am holding contests, releasing new books, or have news about current books.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Contest Alert!

Chance to win a $25 Amazon card! Just sign up for my newsletter for a chance to win - www.booksbytina.com. If you already signed up you are still eligible. You can receive an extra chance to win by "Liking" my Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/authorTinaMcCright and leaving me a comment letting me know you did so.

A random drawing will be held on December 19th. The gift card will be delivered by email.

Good luck!

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Andi's Gingerbread Cookie Recipe


Andi’s Gingerbread Cookies
Featured in Euphoria Lane
Book 1 of the Homeowners Association Mystery Series - available on Amazon

Cookie Batter Ingredients:
½ cup butter, softened
1 tsp. ground allspice
1 tbsp. sour cream
1 tsp. ground cloves
½ cup brown sugar
1 tsp. ground ginger
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. baking soda
2/3 cup molasses
2 eggs
4 cups flour, divided*
*Set aside ¼ cup of the 4 cups of flour for lightly flouring rolling surface.
Gingerbread Man cookie cutter         

Frosting Ingredients:
1 pound of confectioners’ sugar
½ tsp. cream of tartar
3 egg whites

 DIRECTIONS:
1.      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2.      In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sour cream, and brown sugar until smooth. Stir in molasses and eggs. Combine 2 cups of flour with the allspice, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Gradually beat the dry flour/spice mixture into the wet mixture. Continue to gradually beat in the remaining 1 ½ cups of flour to form a stiff dough.
3.      Use remaining ¼ cup of flour to lightly flour working surface. Roll out dough with rolling pin until dough is 1/8 inch thick. Cut with gingerbread man cookie cutter.
Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
4.      Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool 5 or more minutes before transferring cookies to wire racks to finish cooling.
5.      While cooling, make frosting. In a medium bowl, sift together confectioners’ sugar and cream of tartar. Blend in the three egg whites. Beat with mixer on high speed until mixture is stiff. Add food coloring if desired.
6.      Cookies can be decorated with candy, sprinkles, etc. Either cute or ghastly. Miniature candy canes can be broken and filed down to create stick pins to stab cookies with. 

            

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Introducing Euphoria Lane



How far will one person go to stop the HOA?
Andi Stevenson knew her life would never be same after purchasing her new condo on Euphoria Lane. On day one, she finds the body of the Homeowners Association president. Day two, she discovers the property manager is her former fiancé. Day three, the new president begins his campaign of violation letters to force her to move. Day four, her sister, the owner of a detective agency, needs her help with the investigation of the murder. And day five, a full scale neighborhood war!

Available on Amazon.

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