(This post was originally published at http://eaymar.com/blog/116540.)
Lisa Gardner’s novel has one of the more intriguing premises I’ve come across – a woman’s two best friends are killed, on the same day over the last two years, and she worries that as the same day comes closer this year, her time may be next. CATCH ME plays with the point-of-view to an almost haphazard extent, easily switching from first-person to third-person and…Continue
Added by E.A. Aymar on May 24, 2013 at 12:09am — No Comments
Elvis Cole is just a detective who can't say no, especially to a girl in a terrible fix. And Jennifer Sheridan qualifies. Her fiance, Mark Thurman, is a decorated LA cop with an elite plainclothes unit, but Jennifer is sure he's in trouble - the kind of serious…Continue
Added by Colman on May 23, 2013 at 6:19pm — No Comments
To write good fiction you have to be able to use all five of your senses, as I discuss today in my blog, Another Writer’s Life. http://ascamacho.blogspot.com/
Added by Austin S. Camacho on May 23, 2013 at 5:53am — No Comments
Professor Carl Burns starts the fall semester at Hartley Norman College preparing again to teach the sophomore level course on American Lit. While he has a few jitters regarding the start of the new semester he is very much dreading the upcoming Edward Street Seminar as their most famous alumni, Edward Street, returns to the small campus. The idea of a seminar celebrating the work of Edward Street had been hatched by the new university president Franklin Miller as a way of raising…Continue
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 22, 2013 at 12:07am — No Comments
First Line: The procession wound past the Sanctuary of Zeus.
The procession consists of athletes, trainers, priests, officials, and spectators who are gathering for the Olympic Games of 460 BC. The most important contest is the pankration, the deadly martial art of ancient Greece.…Continue
Added by Kittling: Books on May 21, 2013 at 6:25pm — No Comments
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of THE PICKAXE KILLERS and THE SEX SLAVE MURDERS, comes a powerful new historical true crime short, MURDER IN THE PENCIL FACTORY: The Killing of Mary Phagan 100 Years Later.
Added by R. Barri Flowers on May 21, 2013 at 4:28am — No Comments
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I’ll spend Wednesday morning at the Book Expo at the Bowie Senior Center. I was one of the forty local authors featured at last year's event, which was very well received. So I’ll be reading from my books at this year’s Expo too, and our books will be available for purchase. The Book Expo is open to the general public so stop by at 14900 Health Center Dr, Bowie MD between 9am and 11:30am…Continue
Added by Austin S. Camacho on May 21, 2013 at 12:56am — No Comments
L&L Dreamspell has published the print and e-book editions of my second thriller!
STRIKE PRICE is a story about a business deal turned deadly, concluding with a plot to destroy a massive energy depot, disrupt the world’s economy, and bring the US into confrontation with another global power. To stop it, up-by-the-bootstraps Lynn Dayton must trust a Cherokee elder who carries a corrosive secret.
“If you're looking for…
Added by L. A. Starks on May 20, 2013 at 9:11am — No Comments
The list is finally done. Thanks to all those who encouraged me and stopped asking, "Is it done yet? LOL
101 Things to Do before You Die (for mystery writers)
Write a minimum of 500 words a day, every day of the year, every year, until you die.…
Added by Patrick Balester on May 20, 2013 at 5:49am — No Comments
May 1875 finds Texas Ranger Josiah Wolfe back in Austin, Texas and very much in career limbo. Wolfe is still is a Texas Ranger despite the recent events and the media backlash. But, he has been told to stay in Austin and await the arrival of Captain Leander McNelly who will decide one more time if Ranger Wolfe is worth it. Not only is his career with the Rangers at stake, so too is the future of the Texas Rangers as an organization thanks to the coverage by the Austin Statesman…Continue
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 20, 2013 at 5:42am — No Comments
Usually author interviews are done with the idea of civility and respect. The same old questions can always be found in nearly every interview. Then there is this book and how Lauren Baratz-Logsted (LBL) does them. The Disrespectful Interviewer: Thirteen Interviews with Authors features interviews with a sarcastic tone along with plenty of references to the afternoon soap General Hospital.
The lineup subjected to both praise and ridicule is: Jon Clinch,…Continue
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 19, 2013 at 9:15am — No Comments
Up in Kings River Life Magazine this morning a review of Dennis Palumbo's brand new mystery novel "Night Terrors" and a chance to win a copy of the book http://kingsriverlife.com/05/18/night-terrors-a-daniel-rinaldi-mystery-by-dennis-palumbo/
We also have another Smart Guys mystery short story by Dennis Palumbo…Continue
Added by Lorie Ham on May 19, 2013 at 2:35am — No Comments
Along the road he found a blind girl. Four years old, maybe, smoke-blackened in a tattered and dirty blue dress, standing under a stunted oak.
He coaxed the little girl to come with him. She walked by his side, stumbling a little, clinging to the smoke-and-grease stained sleeve of his coat.
Sometimes over the next few days he carried her -- fording streams, for example, or hiking up steep stretches of the mountain roads. He put her on his…
Added by Ku Okamoto on May 18, 2013 at 10:57am — No Comments
Tomorrow I’ll be surrounded by great writers at the Gaithersburg Book Festival. This festival is a celebration of the written word and its power to enrich the human experience. From 10am to 6pm, it fosters an interest in reading, writing and literary conversation, and attracts award-winning and best-selling authors, poets and songwriters from across the country.
The Festival is free to attend, offers free parking and is open to everyone. With dozens of authors and publishers…
Added by Austin S. Camacho on May 18, 2013 at 1:08am — No Comments
Undercurrent has been published in the UK, Commonwealth and USA and has also been released as an e book. The ninth in the DI Andy Horton series set on the South Coast of England, in the Solent area of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight has received reviews from top USA book magazines, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus and…Continue
Added by Pauline Rowson on May 17, 2013 at 6:44pm — No Comments
In my almost forty-seven years I've matured in the ways of language. Somewhat. To hear me speak, maybe your thoughts would differ. Let's agree I've tried to think about language and the words, or rather, their correct usage, before I speak. Do I still say 'gonna' and 'sorta'? Sure, and I also tend to speak faster than some people, namely my students, can comprehend. But I'm working on it and I think…Continue
Added by Stephen Brayton on May 17, 2013 at 4:35pm — No Comments
THE HITMAN'S WOMAN by bestselling author Devon Vaughn Archer is an electrifying suspenseful mix of lust, lies, wealth, infidelity, betrayal, deception, revenge, and murder. Now in audio.
Beverly Holland lives with her older businessman beau, Eric Fox. He gives her everything she craves—except satisfaction between the sheets. Frustrated, she picks up handsome and sexy stranger Dante at a hotel bar, who shows her what she’s been missing! But he’s also about to…Continue
Added by R. Barri Flowers on May 17, 2013 at 1:33am — No Comments
(This post was originally published at http://eaymar.com/blog/116481.)
It’s kind of stupid, but I’m into long lofty titles that take you a minute or two to figure out what exactly they have to do with the book.RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS (J.D.…Continue
Added by E.A. Aymar on May 17, 2013 at 12:54am — No Comments
As a writer, sometimes your pleasure reading needs to be work. See what I mean today on my blog, Another Writer’s Life. http://ascamacho.blogspot.com/
Added by Austin S. Camacho on May 16, 2013 at 4:40am — No Comments