Might want to say "no" to a romp in the proverbial hay if the trist is to take place in an orange grove. That's the takeaway lesson in this true crime short story over at Fingerprints.
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"Maynard is the philosopher-cum-man-of-action that we all wish we could be, the detective who solves mysteries by turning idiocy against itself." - Peter Rozovsky, Detectives Beyond Borders (Spinetingler Award winner)
"I recommend to everyone who is looking for a quick read. It's perfect for that pick me up laugh, that…
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If you can't embrace Minnesota Nice, you need to get the hell out of my state.
This and other contradictions are explored in my…
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6 Funny Detective Stories - Maynard Soloman Smokes the World's Problems is available exclusively at Amazon for $3.19. That's a heckuva deal since the six individual short stories go for 99 cents a pop.…Continue
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6 Funny Detective Stories - Maynard Soloman Smokes the World's Problems is available exclusively at…Continue
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Comng soon: 6 Funny Detective Stories - Maynard Soloman Smokes the World's Problems.
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I need your feedback about this essay. I wrote it for an upcoming Maynard Soloman collection, 6 Funny Detective Stories - Maynard Soloman Solves the World's Problems. It talks about the philosophy of the detective stories.
I plan on including this essay as part of a bonus feature for the collection. Tell me what you think. Too complicated? Not complicated enough? Stupid? Not stupid…Continue
On my list of crime fiction book-type things to-do:
1) Catching up with reviews for things I've read.
2) Giving and receiving a couple interviews with other great crime authors.
3) Writing. Got some ideas that need…Continue
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Check out Burning Bridges: A Renegade Fiction Anthology. It's a collection of 15 short stories from 15 top-notch indie authors with a "burning bridges" theme. I had the honor of formatting and contributing to this fine…
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I have a special feeling about this latest crime humor caper in the Maynard Soloman/Funny Detective Stories series. Or it's just the jitters from all this coffee. Tell me what you think after reading these 10 reasons to check out, Maynard Soloman Takes the Bus to a Strip Club. Soon to be available at e-retailers near you.
1) It's inspired by true…
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Number six in the Funny Detective Stories series, it's Maynard Soloman Takes the Bus to a Strip Club. Coming soon. Very soon.
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This FREE anthology, set to drop May 1, will feature short stories with a "burning bridges" theme by these talented authors:
Paul D. Brazill…Continue
Over at Fingerprints, Leroy Vaughn writes about the incredible dog who stayed loyal to his master to the very end during a brutal Mexican gang war. As editor of this 'zine, this short piece of crime non-fiction blew me away. It's a must-read.
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Earlier this month, I announced a fundraising effort for my favorite charity, the National Kidney Foundation. Its goals of increasing donor numbers, educating patients and helping kidney disease research hit close to home. I received a kidney…
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How would you react if you turned on the TV and found out someone you knew was killed in a terrible way? That happened to retired law enforcement officer Leroy B. Vaughn. He writes about the experience in a short piece over at…
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If there was any lingering doubt in my mind about going the self-publishing route, readers pulverized it during March.
Third time's the charm, right? Seems to be true with…Continue
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