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Jinx Schwartz

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Jinx Schwartz is the USA TODAY Best-selling author of the award-winning Hetta Coffey series.

JUST ADD WATER, first in the series, introduces Hetta, a sassy Texan with a snazzy yacht, and she's not afraid to use it. JUST ADD SALT, JUST ADD TROUBLE, JUST DESERTS, JUST THE PITS, JUST NEEDS KILLIN', AND JUST DIFFERENT DEVILS get her into hot Mexican Waters. JUST PARDON MY FRENCH, BOOK 8, FINDS HETTA IN FRANCE and Book 9: JUST FOLLOW THE MONEY, takes a wild ride on two continents, and JUST FOR THE BIRDS, Book 10, gets her afowl of exotic bird smugglers. Book 11 finds her in Texas, and living in an RV until her boat goes missing back in Mexico, and in Just On Porpoise (12 ) her attention is drawn to the almost extinct Vaquita.
Her other books: The


Where, or where, does the time go?
That age old question can be easily answered by anyone who writes book! It goes into writing, editing, marketing and all the work required to actually publish a book.

So, it is with great delight that I am able to release another Hetta Coffey novel on July 17 (available for preorder now.) Hetta Coffey #10, Just for the Birds

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Published on June 27, 2018 17:42 Tags: cozy, mexico, mystery, parrots, smugglers
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“Hell, Frijòle, it ain’t against the law to drink whiskey in Texas. Yet. If it was, we could just build a fence around the whole territory and call it a jail,”
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message 7: by Linda

Linda Jinx! When is the next Hetta book going to be released? I miss her!

message 6: by Reece

Reece Thank you for liking my Goodreads page. I hope your reading experience
is giving you satisfaction. Maybe you would like to check out my books; I’d
love you to read one or two and maybe rate and write a review.
Let me know and I will do the same for you?
Reece Pocock

message 5: by E.D.

E.D. Bird Thanks for being my friend on Goodreads – Please visit my website www.bittersweetbyedbird.com for information on this novel and its author. Please also ‘like’ its Face Book page www.facebook.com/violencesexandswearing

message 4: by Jinx

Jinx Schwartz Ha! BTW my boat is named High Jinx.
This weekend my YA (but suitable for all ages) will be free on Amanzon at http://amzn.to/r9QYuR, so maybe you can start with that one.
I will have a free book (Including the ones you missed) on Amazon for the next 2 1/2 months!
Tnaks for friending me.

message 3: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Jinx (LOL, just realised how that sounds. In future I'll put 'Hello Jinx', as I have to with friends called 'Jean')

Thanks so much for Friending me here. Love the idea of your Hetta Coffey Mystery Series. I'm now kicking myself that I just missed your promotion. I'll just have to go out and buy a copy of the first one instead :)

message 2: by Beth

Beth Hi Jinx,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!

message 1: by Nancy

Nancy Damato Bisbee is the setting in the first two books of my historical trilogy--three generations of women who survive by their own cleverness. Love visiting. The history of the area is so exciting.

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