Interview, Book Spotlight and Exclusive Excerpt

Samantha March hosts me today on her website!

Check out my interview & an exclusive excerpt of Tax Cut!

Tax Cut Book Tour! Enter to win!

Check out the first stop in the Tax Cut book tour! Check out the amazing review she gave Tax Cut as well! Don’t forget it’s on sale for 99 cents during the tour and Red Tape is free today & will be free again next week!

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Leave a comment for the #TaxCut Book Tour page and be entered to win a $20 Amazon gift card! Your chances of winning are good right now, because no one has commented yet! You can even just say “I want to win!”

99 Cent Sale


I’m off to New York City tonight to get a second place award for Tax Cut, a Cozy Mystery. I’m so excited that I thought in honor of receiving the award, I’d run a 99 cent sale on both books (kindle version) in the Jersey Shore Mystery Series!

To get your copy of Tax Cut on Amazon, click here: 

Free! Red Tape Mystery Novel

Red Tape, the award-winning mystery, is FREE this weekend from Friday, August 9th through Sunday, August 11th. (kindle version)

Red Tape is a mystery filled with crime, government Red Tapecorruption, natural disasters and a little bit of romance. It’s set in the quirky little town of Sunshine, a shore community on a barrier island in New Jersey. In this captivating tale, Municipal Clerk and single mom, Chelsey Alton gets more than she bargained for when she encounters an irate resident and loose cannon, Robert Triggers. He has been harassing the employees of the Town of Sunshine and becomes the prime suspect when multiple attempts to sabotage the municipal building are made. Chelsey begins to piece it all together and finds herself framed for a crime she did not commit. She narrowly escapes several attempts at her demise, only to find herself in a much more precarious situation. Will she make it out alive or end up a tragic victim at the hands of a madman?

* 2013 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Finalist *

* 2013 Beach Book Festival Honorable Mention Award *

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About The Author

Seigfried photoMichele Lynn Seigfried is an award-winning novelist, a children’s author and illustrator and a public speaker who was born and raised in New Jersey. Her background as a communication major and art minor, and her 15 years of experience working in government mix together to bring you creative and fun novels and books. Connect with her on her website and find her on Twitter @micheleseig

2013 Beach Book Festival

Good morning!  I spent last night in New York City at the Grolier Club for the 2013 Beach Book Festival Award Presentations.  My debut novel, Red Tape, won an award.  It was a thrilling experience, and I was literally on top of the world since this was my first award.  IMG_4690We took the train in from New Jersey, then took a taxi over to the Club.  When we arrived, I met another Book Festival Award-winning author, Benji Alexander Palus.  Benji had flown in from New Orleans.  I asked him what he was going to say during his 1-minute speech, as I had not prepared anything myself.  He said he didn’t know and that he was just going to see what others did.  Much to his surprise, he was first on the list to receive his award. While this made him nervous, he was witty and funny. He did a great speech…as did the next three winners, which then made me nervous, because I had not prepared anything!  I was fourth to the microphone, and as luck would have it, something came out of my mouth that made the crowd laugh, thank goodness!  I was short and sweet, then took my seat!

994811_10201174705947034_598409775_nWhile I was there, I met so many other talented individuals with great novels and children’s books from all over the United States.  My loving husband was there supporting me the whole time…it was truly a great date night for us!  I left the little one with grandma and grandpa for only the 2nd time overnight in her short life.  It was an experience I won’t soon forget.

So, in honor of the award I received, I’ve put Red Tape on sale from now through Monday for 99 cents!


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Congratulations to all the winners and a special thank you to all of you who have been supporting me along the way.  XO.IMG_4694IMG_4702