Dark Secrets and Murder – THE SPIRIT OF GRACE by Terry Lynn Thomas

Title: The Spirit of Grace Author: Terry Lynn Thomas Published: January 16th, 2016 Publisher: BlackOpal Books Genre: Historical Gothic Mystery   Sarah Bennett doesn’t remember the night her mother tumbled down the stairs at Bennett House, despite allegedly witnessing the fatal fall. There was talk of foul play, dark whispers, and sidelong glances, all aimed at Sarah, prompting her family to send her to The Laurels, an exclusive asylum in San Francisco, under a cloud Read More …

#BookReview – LOST DOG: A Gideon and Sirius Novel by Alan Russell

Detective Michael Gideon is used to being handed L.A.’s oddest cases, but his newest one assigned itself. When Gideon’s K-9 partner, Sirius, rescues a lost dog from a pack of coyotes, the duo tries to return her home—only to discover her owner is missing. Heather Moreland has clearly disappeared under suspicious circumstances, and the more Gideon digs into her past, the more he’s convinced of her abduction. As Gideon strives to help the missing woman, Read More …

Author Eden Baylee Talks About Kindle Worlds and Her Lei Crime Series

I’m always intrigued by what inspires and motivates authors to write their stories. My own inspiration is typically elusive vapor, which I’ve found is also true with some of my author friends. Other authors write with clear intention, with an obvious link to their initial inspiration. Today I’m asking Eden Baylee – one of my favorite authors – the inspiration question. Before we get to that, I’ll introduce you to the woman behind the words. Read More …

BEYOND THE VEIL with Author J. Michael Radcliffe

My guest today is author J. Michael Radcliffe. I asked Michael to tell us about his ‘Beyond the Veil’ fantasy series, which I’m sharing with you all today. First, though, let’s meet the man behind the stories. An avid reader of fantasy and science fiction novels all of my life, I published my first novel The Guardian’s Apprentice in 2010. I live with my family in rural Kentucky along with our eight cats. When not Read More …

#BookReview – DOVE by M.H. Salter – How far would you go for freedom?

Japhy would sacrifice his freedom for people he will never meet. Ray would sacrifice all those unknown people just to protect him. In 1970, when Japhy receives his draft notice for the Vietnam War, he and girlfriend, Ray, become Dharma Bums. They pack their lives into a duffel bag, and hitch their way to the Canadian border – a safety zone that, once a draft dodger enters, he can never leave. Ever. Not to see Read More …

Book Spotlight – IN BLACK & WHITE by Catherine Lavender – Women’s Fiction

Title: In Black & White Author: Catherine Lavender Published: June 7th, 2016 Publisher: Chamomile Books LLC Genre: Women’s Contemporary Fiction Micah Winters always knew that she was different. It was the pigment of her skin and the texture of her hair that revealed that she was a woman from biracial parents. For five decades, Micah’s African American mother has remained silent about Micah’s estranged father (Sidney Irving). It is not until after Sidney Irving’s death Read More …

Morning Grumpiness and Destiny – Getting to Know Author Maria Savva

I have an interview today with friend and fellow author Maria Savva. Maria breaks genre boundaries, following her characters wherever they lead, in whatever setting feels right. Writer of novels and short stories, multi-genre. Maria’s short stories have appeared in the BestsellerBound anthologies and the Mind’s Eye Series of books. Currently working on her 6th novel, a new collection of short stories, and book 5 in the Mind’s Eye Series. Maria is also a music Read More …

#BookReview – BOUNTY by Michael Byrnes – A Technothriller

Relentlessly suspenseful and disturbingly timely, Bounty summons a chilling vision of our Internet culture gone mad, where freedom, privacy, and the rule of law are demolished by a crisis of nightmare proportions—and the future of justice lies in the hands not of the bravest but the most brutal. When a notorious Wall Street vulture is executed in his high-rise office by a sniper’s bullet, it’s the kill shot heard around the world. Welcome to Bounty4Justice.com, Read More …

Author Carolyn Knight and the Detective Madison Knight Series

Title: Detective Madison Knight Series Author: Carolyn Arnold Books in Series as of 2016: 8 (Standalone) Publisher: Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc. Genre: Police Crime, Mystery Do you love trying to figure out whodunit? How about investigating alongside police detectives from the crime scene to the forensics lab and everywhere in between? Do you love a strong female lead? Then I invite you to meet Detective Madison Knight as she solves murders with her male Read More …

Book Review: DARK MATTER by Blake Crouch

“Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason’s never met smiles down at him and says, “Welcome back, my friend.” In this world he’s woken up to, Jason’s life is not the one he knows. His wife is not his wife. His Read More …