November is ACWA’s membership month.
Australia’s premier organisation for crime, thriller and mystery writers, ACWA, is looking for members AND you don’t have to be an author to join (although our authors are really welcome :) ). Crime readers are being offered free Associate Membership with lots of prizes to be…Continue
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Last week I was invited onto two more more radio stations to talk about my crime novels following my appearance on the Julian Clegg Breakfast Show on BBC Radio Solent on 14 October.
On Thursday 24 October at 11am I was delighted to be Tony Smith's guest on Angel Radio, talking about the latest in the…
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Hello. I'm looking for mystery & suspense writers to join The Nine Ravens writing group. The group is a face-to-face group meeting in person in Berkeley CA starting in January of 2014. I will be assembling the group and if all goes well we'll have an informal meet and greet in December. Details to be announced. The Facebook Page ( https://www.facebook.com/9ravenswriters ) has detailed information on it, so please stop by and read it…Continue
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From Devon Vaughn Archer, the bestselling author of THE HITMAN'S WOMAN and THE SECRETS OF PARADISE BAY, come the audio romantic thriller, DANGER AT EVERY TURN.
When retired FBI forensic psychologist Spencer Berry and his dog break up a scuffle between gang…Continue
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Peter Rozovsky is the curator of the award-winning blog Detectives Beyond Borders, and is among the Bouchercon moderators whose panels are worth attending even if you don’t think you have an interest in the topic. This year he worked double duty: “The Siegfried Line: World War II and Its Offspring” covered crime during wartime and the aftermath of war; “Goodnight, My Angel:…Continue
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Live Twitter Q&A Today with @RBarriFlowers, #bestselling author of #TEEN #GHOST AT DEAD LAKE and COUNT DRACULA'S TEENAGE DAUGHTER, at 4pm, EST, with hashtag #TeenGhostChat
Hope to see you there!
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This very good short story collection leads off with Dave Zeltserman’s signature character Julius Katz. Even Boston’s most brilliant and eccentric detective Julius Katz has to serve jury duty. In “One Angry Julius and Eleven Befuddled Jurors” he has had enough with the trial and the state’s case. Any one paying attention should have come to the same conclusion and realized the state is going after the wrong person. Fortunately, Katz and his artificial intelligence side kick, Archie, can…Continue
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Weather is often a major factor in this series and it certainly is in Tamarack County. As the latest in the series from author William Kent Kruger opens it is ten days before Christmas. Snow and cold have descended on the area surround Aurora, Minnesota. But, it wasn’t the snow and cold that killed the elderly Evelyn Carter, wife of a local judge. It was a knife used by a man.
Private Investigator Cork O’Connor won’t know for hours that she is dead and he won’t…Continue
Added by Kevin R. Tipple on October 23, 2013 at 11:45am — No Comments
I'm giving away a copy of my first dead tree novel, Grind Joint, over at my blog, One Bite at a Time. To enter, just read the post,and leave one or more suggestions for interview questions in the comments. The winner will be selected at random from all commenters who post before 11:59 PM Eastern time on Tuesday, October 22.
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In The Rules Ava Rome is a protection specialist. She keeps her clients alive while doing whatever is necessary to stop the threat. To protect her clients she has to know everything about them up front. The fact that she knows her latest client, “Paul” is lying about his name and possibly other things is not a good sign. The issue with the name could be for good reason. According to the father, a wealthy and powerful businessman most likely from somewhere in South America, the…Continue
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The new blog post from Errant Ramblings: Mitzi Szereto's Weblog is officially here! http://mitziszereto.com/blog/mitzi-and-teddy-hit-montreal-eh/
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Today my blog, One Bite at a Time, begins a series of interviews with Bouchercon participants, seeking their opinions on panels. Today the discussion starts with Judy Bobalik and Jon Jordan, who put together this year's panels, describing how it's done. Future interviews will include a moderator, authors, and readers.
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The final talk of my mini book tour of South Wales on the 3 October 2013 on the publication in the UK of the tenth in the DI Andy Horton crime series, Death Surge, was at Neath Library.
The town of Neath is situated in the principal area of Neath Port Talbot located on the River Neath. It was a market town that expanded with the arrival of the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century with the new manufacturing industries of iron, steel and tinplate. But just as with the other…Continue
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A non-fiction article, "Chandler's Heroes," appears on the Spinetingler web site. An examination of the relevance of Raymond Chandler's idea of the private eye hero from "The Simple Art of Murder," and whether such a character is relevant today.
Many thnaks to jack getze and everyone at Spinetingler.
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Today marks one month until the official launch of Grind Joint at the Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont PA. Details will be provided as I learn them. What I can say for sure is:
1. It starts at 10:00 AM
2. It ends around noon
3. Books will be available for purchase
No one looks forward to the date more than The Beloved Spouse. I’ll read a couple of…Continue
The second day of my mini book tour of South Wales on 3 October 2013 on the publication in the UK of the tenth in the DI Andy Horton crime series, Death Surge, started with a coffee and a lovely walk along the delightful seafront in Porthcawl (town by the sea) where I picked up some amusing and interesting ideas for characters and…Continue
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