To celebrate the upcoming releases of “Out of Body”, the third Magical Misfits Mystery AND “Spirits of Gascony”, my Paranormal Romcom, I’ll be doing an author takeover in the Cozy Mystery Party group on Facebook. Make sure to join the group for YOUR chance to win a free copy!

Happy New Year everyone, even if it’s already a couple of weeks old. We went to my favorite country – France – and enjoyed some warm-ish days on the Med in Marseille. I got quite a bit of writing and editing done, which was necessary given my ambitious plans for this year (one Romance and one Mystery to release with the publishers, plus my Da Vinci Mystery series I finally want to self-pub). “Spirits of Gascony” is still on track for a March release, so…Continue Reading “This is the time to write – or read”

First of all, sorry for going MIA in the second half of the year, but life got a bit wild. 2024 is now set to get a lot better, since we have some GREAT news: My Pararnormal Romance “Spirit of Gascony” will be published in Spring with the Champagne Book Group. The third Magical Misfit Mystery “Out of Body” is due to be published in Summer with Literary Wanderlust. And I have three Da Vinci Cozy Mysteries, starting with “Spelled in Ink” I will self-publish…Continue Reading “Happy Xmas to you too!”

First off the block was fellow author, blogger, and reviewer Lilyana Shadowlyn. Read her fantastically well-written review here: And if you’d like to know more about my main protagonist, Myrtle Coldron, how about a day in the life of a rookie witch. Read more in Dru’s Book Musings:

“Down the Hatch”, the sequel to my award-winning debut novel was reviewed by Literary Titan and gained praise! Read here what’s it all about: Down the Hatch: A Magical Misfits Mystery by Lina Hansen is about Myrtle Coldron, a witch who is not in complete control of her magic, and as she struggles, others want to take charge of the coven. Myrtle finds herself taking on a lot of responsibilities, including running her family’s bed and breakfast business, while other events unravel around her. When she…Continue Reading “Praise for “Down the Hatch””

No April fool – the waiting is over and the sequel to “In My Attic”, published by Literary Wanderlust, will soon be available from on Amazon! Make sure to place your preorder now (please note – since the book is on pre-order, the links won’t work yet. I’m afraid, you’ll have to search for the novel directly on Amazon). Apologies for the inconvenience!!! However, if you are interested in receiving an Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) in exchange for an honest review, please get in touch…Continue Reading “Second Magical Misfits novel “Down The Hatch” launches on 1 April 2023″

It’s that time of the year – again. With Christmas just around the corner, here’s a special little gift for you. A 5$ bonus to unlock my stories on YONDER, the next-generation reading app from the creators of WEBTOON and Wattpad. The offer is only valid until 31 December, so make sure not to miss this opportunity! Promo Code: ORANGE Get your bonus here: https://yonder.onelink.me/6vpb/ea5d8fd9 *YONDER is currently not yet available in China, Cuba, European Union, Georgia, Japan, Macao, North & South Korea, and Sudan.

Schoolteacher Fiona is on a mission for grandpa – find a missing Zimbabwean artefact, the precious soapstone “Bird of the Gods”. Conrad – dodgy archaeologist contracted to the stunning influencer Amanda aka #mandalove – has the same job. When Fiona and Conrad’s paths cross, what was supposed to be a straightforward quest turns into a crazy race around the world. With antagonists popping up at every corner – from mountain tops to underground settings like Serbian caves, frozen Canadian crypts, and the silver mines of…Continue Reading “Bird Of The Gods – FREE on Wattpad”