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Spring Housecleaning: An Update (Of Sorts)

Whew— it's been a busy spring...

My new thriller FALLOUT (the third installment in the Beck Casey series) was released April 7.

My new mystery-thriller THE LAW OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES (the first in my new Faulk Carpenter thriller series) was…

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Added by Earl Merkel on May 30, 2015 at 2:53am — No Comments

STARK HOLBORN - NUNSLINGER 10: GOSPEL SHARP (2014)m

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The year is 1864. Sister Thomas Josephine is on her way from St Louis, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. During the course of her journey, however, she'll find that her faith requires her to take off her wimple and pick up a gun.
 
Once…
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Added by Colman on May 29, 2015 at 11:25pm — No Comments

ANONYMOUS-9 - BITE HARDER (2014)

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Some say he's a serial killer. Others, a vigilante doing what police can't or won't do. What's certain is that Dean Drayhart, a paraplegic, will soon sit on death row for killing hit-and-run drivers in Los Angeles. But not if the Mexican Mafia gets hold of him…
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Added by Colman on May 28, 2015 at 7:07pm — No Comments

STARK HOLBORN - NUNSLINGER 9: HOMILY FOR THE DAMNED (2014)

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Fetched up in the dangerous frontier town of Little Rock, Sister Thomas Josephine - the fabled 'Six-Gun Sister' - finally finds herself on the edge of Indian Territory. But she knows she can't brave her next adventure alone. Allying…
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Added by Colman on May 27, 2015 at 10:12pm — No Comments

DAVID GUTERSON - SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS

Blurb.......In 1954 a fisherman is found dead in the nets of his boat, and a local Japanese-American man is charged with his murder. In the course of his trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than one man's guilt. For on San Piedro, memories grow as thickly as…

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Added by Colman on May 26, 2015 at 3:42pm — No Comments

CIA Thriller Author reveals conspiracy theory threatening global destruction

Deceit, misdirection and murder reverberate in this contemporary mystery novel that includes characters from the White House, CIA and Jihad community.…

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Added by Dee Owen on May 25, 2015 at 11:08pm — No Comments

BSP Sample Sunday: "BURNING QUESTIONS" in "Mind Slices" collection

I rarely promote my own stuff, but today I am making an exception for my story BURNING QUESTIONS. "Honorable Mention"  winner in the 2007 Mysterical-E "Skeletons In The Closet" contest it is one of those deals that blends a mystery with a science fiction element. You can read the excerpt here and I hope …

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 25, 2015 at 7:03am — No Comments

STARK HOLBORN - NUNSLINGER 8: THE BROTHER OF BONE ORCHARD (2014)

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The year is 1864. Sister Thomas Josephine is on her way from St Louis, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. During the course of her journey, however, she'll find that her faith requires her to take off her wimple and pick up a…
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Added by Colman on May 24, 2015 at 9:56pm — No Comments

MIRANDA FORBES ed. - ULTIMATE SPANKING

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There's nothing like a good spanking - customers have proved that this is a bestselling theme! Editor Miranda Forbes has selected 20 more bottom-tingling stories to make…
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Added by Colman on May 24, 2015 at 5:13pm — No Comments

STARK HOLBORN - NUNSLINGER 7: WESTWARD ORDERS (2014)

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The year is 1864. Sister Thomas Josephine is on her way from St Louis, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. During the course of her journey, however, she'll find that her faith requires her to take off her wimple and pick up a…
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Added by Colman on May 23, 2015 at 7:50pm — No Comments

PRESTON LANG - THE BLIND ROOSTER (2014)

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When con-man Ralph does a runner on the check at a shabby diner in an unfamiliar town, he doesn't expect it to catch up to him. But the waitress Arlene tracks him down and ropes him into a bizarre heist involving ugly family secrets, a violent…
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Added by Colman on May 22, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

STARK HOLBORN - NUNSLINGER 6: THE JUDGEMENT OF ABRAHAM (2014)

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The True Tale of how Sister Thomas Josephine of St. Louis, Missouri came to Fight alongside Rebel Forces and deliver a Death Sentence in the deserts of New Mexico.
 
Pitted against a powerful enemy, Sister Thomas Josephine finds herself…
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Added by Colman on May 21, 2015 at 6:44pm — No Comments

THE KILLING novel nominated for a Scribe Award!

I’m thrilled to announce that my tie-in novel, THE KILLING: UNCOMMON DENOMINATOR, has been nominated for a 2015 Scribe Award, the awards by which the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers acknowledge “excellence in this very competitive field.”

IAMTW’s Scribe Awards honor licensed works that tie in with…

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Added by Karen Dionne on May 19, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

RICHARD RAYNER - MURDER BOOK

Blurb...... About as noir as it can be…excellent’ Frances Fyfield, Daily Telegraph



The city is Los Angeles, the birthplace of the American dream, a city that has come to symbolize both heaven and hell. Billy McGrath is an enigma, half American, half English, who once dreamed of…
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Added by Colman on May 19, 2015 at 5:58pm — No Comments

ROGER SMITH - MIXED BLOOD

Blurb...... An American fugitive hides out in Cape Town—one of the world’s most beautiful and violent cities—in this riveting debut thriller that asks: Can you ever outrun your past?



Reluctant bank robber Jack Burn is on the run after a heist in the United States that left…
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Added by Colman on May 19, 2015 at 12:24am — No Comments

FREDRIC BROWN - THE SCREAMING MIMI (1949)

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Bill Sweeney is a down-and-out lush. He is also a top-notch reporter. Aroused by the naked beauty of the Ripper's fourth victim--or near-victim--Sweeney pulls himself together and goes after the killer. As he puts questions and answers together, he finds himself…
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Added by Colman on May 17, 2015 at 6:14pm — 2 Comments

Review: "A Scourge Of Vipers: A Mulligan Novel" by Bruce DeSilva

The newspaper The Providence Dispatch is barely hanging on by a thread. A shadow of its former self pretty much in name only it is now owned by a media conglomerate known to all as “General Communications Holdings International” or GCHI. A media conglomerate bent on wringing out every last penny as the bottom line drives everything. Investigative reporter Liam Mulligan is quite possibly the last dinosaur as he is hanging on to his job by a thread. It has been a long time since the…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 16, 2015 at 11:40pm — No Comments

CAROLYN WESTON - SUSANNAH SCREAMING (1975)

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THE SECOND BLOCKBUSTER THRILLER IN THE KRUG & KELLOG SERIES…WHICH BECAME THE HIT TV SHOW “THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO”

 

It’s the turbulent 1970s, a time of social upheaval.…

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Added by Colman on May 16, 2015 at 6:04pm — No Comments

JOE R. LANSDALE - BULLETS AND FIRE

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"Dad told me once, that if people don't care about where they live, the way they act, people they associate with, they get lost in the dark, can't find their way back cause there's no light left. I had taken a pretty good step into the shadows tonight." It's…
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Added by Colman on May 15, 2015 at 6:36pm — No Comments

STARK HOLBORN - NUNSLINGER 5: LITANY FOR THE BRAVE (2014)

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The True Tale of how Sister Thomas Josephine of St. Louis, Missouri came to seek Repentance but found Bloodshed in the town of Altar, Mexico.
 
Sister Thomas Josephine thinks she may finally have found sanctuary in a small Mexican town, but…
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Added by Colman on May 14, 2015 at 6:20pm — No Comments

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