Coming November 10th!


Witch Window uncoils across Vermont        and the Capital Region of New York.
   Book #4 in the Murder on Skis Mysteries.                                    (2022)

Glens Falls & North Country!
  I'll be selling and signing          my first three books at
  West Mountain Ski Resort
  on Saturday October 8th at           their Fall Festival!
    I hope to see you there!

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            Thanks to 
Saratoga Living Magazine
for letting readers know         that Witch Window
 is coming!

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         And thanks for the
     Witch Window preview              from CSU Magazine!

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Workng hard or hardly working?
   Research at MacLaomainn's
     in Chester, Vermont  while            preparing Witch Window.
   It will be out in November. It        looks like this JC Snow episode
     is kind of being fueled by 
               Old Engine Oil.

More Murder on Skis Mysteries:

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           Back Dirt plunges down the
              Adirondacks of New York
    and the foothills of Northern Colorado.
  Book #3 in the Murder on Skis Mysteries.                                   (2021)

Back Dirt has just been chosen
           as a Finalist in the
     American Fiction Awards!

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"A Murder-Mystery Perfect for skiers and History Buffs"
        -Adirondack Daily Enterprise

  Hit the button to go directly to order page
       for Back Dirt.



            Buy or order at beloved
        Independent Bookstores like          Northshire in Saratoga Springs, NY                 and Manchester VT;

    The Book House in Albany, NY;
   The book Store in Lake Placid, NY;
        The Book Worm in Vail, Co;
     Open Door in Schenectady, NY;
      The Bennington Bookshop in                            Bennington, VT.

Click on Skis to order from
   Northshire Book Store


Click to order from:

   Back Dirt was recognized by the International Skiing History Association at their banquet in Sun Valley!
Amazing people and a great organization. Read their magazine! Check out ISHA at 

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   "Chock full of exhilarating              twists and turns."
- Saratoga Living Magazine

            Our thanks to
   Saratoga Living Magazine 
        for naming Back Dirt 
               a "Hot Read"
        for the winter (Page 78).

Amy Conway has a pretty sharp
eye. She nailed the location of the fictional Battle Ax Ski Resort                in BACK DIRT!

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  "He introduces us to a       very patient dead body         and gives us just a          shimmer of hope that           our suspicions are                      wrong".
Simply Saratoga Magazine

    Just wrapped up a business   meeting with the brains of this     operation, my wife Carolyn, in          Fort Collins, Colorado
   at the New Belgium Brewery.

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  We have another book signing         coming this autumn at
    Vischer Ferry General Store
in Clifton Park, NY. 
          Sunday, Dec. 4th.

Thanks to everyone we met on our          Midwest Mountain Tour!
   We did some skiing. I mean, the            whole time wasn't spent              consuming warm drinks inside a           plastic igloo. But those
weren't the worst moments, either.


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     My thanks to Joe Donahue
        for my interview on
             WAMC Radio.
  To listen, click on WAMC icon.

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     We have another book signing                 coming this autumn at 
           Northshire Bookstore
             in Saratoga Springs. 

              Weds. Nov 30th. 6P

               I had a great time on
          North Country Public Radio.                Thanks to host Mitch Teich!
            To listen to the interview,
          click on the NCPR logo and 
            scroll down to my name.

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"Phil Bayly spins a captivating yarn.
An engaging story that will leave mystery buffs satisfied and eagerly awaiting the author's next ski mystery."

-Reader's Favorite

                          Grateful to
        Clifton Park Neighbors magazine
          for their article on BACK DIRT.
          Look for the November edition.

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    Check out the new cover for Loving Lucy!
The story unfolds in Colorado. A state senator     from New York is a murder suspect and is             tracked to his hiding place in Colorado.
     Book #2 in the Murder on Skis Mysteries                                       (2020).

    Loving Lucy named to shortlist:              2021 Murder & Mayhem Award 
     by Chanticleer Book Reviews!

           "A must-read, hang on to your chair lift!"  - The Grateful Traveler
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"Bayly draws on his experience covering real crimes.. a chilling mystery." - Vail Daily
Hit the Buttons to Order!
 Five stars! "My only disappointment     was (that) the story ended!"
  - RCXcellent Adventures
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    Thrilled to be in Halley         O'Brien's Snow Report Show!
      Our favorite ski show. 
  Watch our favorite episode!
        Thank you, Halley!
 Glory lives in Montana. She       likes napping and reading.
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"Murder on Skis is a must-read
       for all fans of a good 
      murder mystery book."

     - Trudi LoPreto, Readers' Favorite Five Star Review!

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  A "snow princess" is found dead at a ski resort in Montana. There may be a serial killer at the winter hot spot.
   Book #1 in the Murder on
       Skis Mysteries (2019)

"This is a fabulous novel.. A fantastic writer and story teller.  It's      amazing when a story stays with you for days.  It's a gift.  " 
       Deirdre Stoelzle, Author of "Branded, The Making of a Wyoming Cowgirl"                        

  Hit the button to go   directly to Amazon's           order page.

   Also available at beloved independent                   book stores online, like:


"A great page turner. I'm going to suggest it to my book club!"

      -Peggy Shinn, author of "World Class,

The Making of the U.S. Women's Cross-Country

Ski Team"

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Moose lives in Rhode Island. She likes to play and read.

Eddie lives in Canada. He likes to hang by the p0ol                    and read.
"It's not just about skiing. More than you think. Excellent read."
                  - RCXcellent Adventures