I write the LOLA CRUZ MYSTERY SERIES. The first book in the series, Living the Vida Lola, will be published by St. Martin's Press in Jan. '09. I love to write, hang out with my 5 kids and husband, and love all things Lola. I also write women's fiction.
I also work hard at http://chasingheroes.com, a site all about male archetypes. In Hot Pursuit of Mr. Right! What's not to love?
Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series, I'm an old time Agatha Christie fan, Elizabeth George, and many, many more. I loved Kalhed Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns. The Joy Luck Club and Gone With the Wind are longtime favorites.
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Heroes, Lost, Supernatural, Ugly Betty, Friday Night Lights, to name a few.
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Hi Misa, I want to introduce you to my debut novel "A Circle of souls" which is a murder, mystery, psychological thriller and a tale of justice and hope. Do visit www.acircleofsouls.com to read more about the book. Make sure you sign up to win an autographed copy of the book. You can also read more reviews by clicking on the More Reviews button at the website. Thanks for your time in advance.
Early Endorsements for “A Circle of Souls”
Linda Fairstein, NYT Bestselling Author: "A fascinating debut - this novel takes the reader to the darkest places in the human soul, from a writer with the authenticity to lead us there. A stunning thriller and an important read."
Judge Judy Sheindlin, star of the Judge Judy Show: "The seminal work of this fine author kept me glued to my chair until the adventure was over and the mystery solved. A great read!"
The sleepy town of Newbury, Connecticut, is shocked when a little girl is found brutally murdered. The town s top detective, perplexed by a complete lack of leads, calls in FBI agent Leia Bines, an expert in cases involving children.
Meanwhile, Dr. Peter Gram, a psychiatrist at Newbury s hospital, searches desperately for the cause of seven-year-old Naya Hastings devastating nightmares. Afraid that she might hurt herself in the midst of a torturous episode, Naya s parents have turned to the bright young doctor as their only hope.
The situations confronting Leia and Peter converge when Naya begins drawing chilling images of murder after being bombarded by the disturbing images in her dreams. Amazingly, her sketches are the only clues to the crime that has panicked Newbury residents. Against her better judgment, Leia explores the clues in Naya s crude drawings, only to set off an alarming chain of events.
In this stunning psychological thriller, innocence gives way to evil, and trust lies forgotten in a web of deceit, fear, and murder.
I learned of Crimespace via Love is Murder's website. I quite enjoy Fforde's bizarre sense of humor. He's one of the authors I read to "decompress" when I'm working on my own books. Helps me unwind before I go to sleep so I don't chew on plot holes all night in my dreams.