I am a fledgling mystery writers, former journalist and PR professional. I love thrillers and mysteries set in Europe up to the end of the Cold War, and movies with a 1940s air about them. I'm a long-time and active member of my local Sisters in Crime chapter.
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Books And Authors I Like:
Carol O'Connell, Elizabeth George, Joseph Karon, Susan Isaacs, Michael Connelly, Katherine Neville
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
The Closer, Saving Grace, Cold Case, Numbers, Waking the Dead, Life on Mars
LA Confidential, The Usual Suspects, Derailed, The Black Book, The Lives of Others
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You're a fledgling CA author--have you heard about the mystery cruise I'm helping to plan? 7 days to the Mexican Riviera, 3 days at sea for the conference. Nov. 14-21, leaves from Los Angeles, prices for cabins start at $400. No extra charge for the conference. Go to email@example.com for info and the flier.
Hi Patricia, 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.
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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.
Author, Editor, Book Reviewer
12 January 2008
Please join me in the first week of my Virtual Book Tour. Beginning tomorrow, Sunday, January 13th, writer Brenda Kay Wynn will publish an interview with Douglas Quinn on her webblog site at (click on the following or cut and paste into your browser) www.chronclesofelydir.spaces.live.com.
You are invited to go to Brenda’s site, read the interview and comment and/or ask questions. I am looking forward to responding to your comments and queries.
The interview will be posted throughout the four week tour. Weeks two, three and four will have different articles hosted by and posted at other webblog sites. Would love to interact with you along the way.
In addition, each time during the four week tour you leave a comment and/or ask a question your name will be placed into a drawing for a Free Signed Copy of Blue Heron Marsh.. Hope to see you all there.
P.S. Please feel free to forward this invitation to your own email address list. The more people who participate, the happier I will be.
Yes, I love Val McDermid's work. I read "Wire in the Blood" a couple of years ago and couldn't put it down. Been a fan ever since. I'd love to meet Val one day, but I'd probably a total fan-freak-out moment and sound like a babbling idiot. Ha!