Father's Day Books and Deals

Father’s Day Books and Deals

There are a lot of things going on this month, but I decided this week to focus on Father's Day and bring you a few books to check out. If you're quick, there is still time to order on Amazon Prime or run over to your nearest brick and mortar book store! And there are always ebooks, which are an instant buy, if your dad enjoys ebooks or you want a little something for yourself. ...
Maya Hope

Maya Hope

Maya Hope by Timothy Browne Dr. Nicklaus Hart, a gifted trauma surgeon, searches for meaning in his life. His self-reliant spirit is broken with the death of his missionary best friend, found sacrificed at the base of a Maya Temple. Going to Guatemala to fill the shoes of his friend at the mission hospital, he discovers God’s redemption and peace in the smiles of the children he cares for. But his own life is in danger as he and his team stumble onto a deadly North Korean plot. ...
Excerpt from Golden Prey

Excerpt from Golden Prey

This week I am just finishing up Golden Prey, by John Sandford. This is an engaging thriller with more twists and turns than a bag of Twizzlers. The criminals are smart, and so are the federal marshal and agents on their tails. It is a great game of cat and mouse, and while the feds are bound to win in the end, I'm not quite sure how ...
Ann Hunter's runaway new YA book

Ann Hunter’s runaway new YA book

Those of you who have read my YA books know that I write about a lot of gritty social problems like addiction, abuse, and homelessness. Ann Hunter is another writer who has taken it upon herself to tackle some of these very real issues. So let's hear what she has to say about her writing life and her latest release! ...
June freebie round-up - Apple-achian Treasure and more

June freebie round-up – Apple-achian Treasure and more

Are you excited? It's time for another round-up of freebies. Fill up your Kindle with Apple-achian Treasure and some of these mysterious titles! Apple-achian Treasure is the eighth book in the Auntie Clem's Bakery mystery series. ...
Rogue Skies

Rogue Skies

Transport yourself to new worlds where dark magic clashes with witty witches, diabolic demons, feisty fae, and sexy shifters. Or travel through time and space with cosmic spies, space thieves, and telepathic pirates. Add in a dash of Victorian heroes and inhuman soldiers, and you have a one-of-a-kind science fiction and fantasy collection of intoxicating proportions ...
Souls and Shadows

Souls and Shadows

Face haunting new worlds filled with paranormal creatures and breathtaking romance. Journey with beautiful beasts, sexy-as-sin vampires, soul-searing demigods, shadowy necromancers, and unlikely heroes as they fall in love and battle for good in this collection of fantasy adventures ...
Death Hub

Death Hub

Death Hub by Amazon best-selling author, Edwin Dasso. Jack Bass, MD, discovers that new medical technology can work wonders...if it doesn't kill you first. Jack is working feverishly with two of his favorite past students to figure out what is behind the chaos of medical technology gone crazy. Then stop it. But, is it a bigger issue than anything they could have imagined? ...
Excerpt from Beautiful Boy

Excerpt from Beautiful Boy

Last week I read Beautiful Boy by David Sheff. This is a tough book, a memoire of his son's addiction too meth. If you have a family member with an addiction, you'll find a friend in Sheff. He puts it all out there, the guilt, the worry and anxiety, imagining what might have happened to him every time he disappeared. He goes through the stages of not knowing, telling himself it wasn't so bad, and then Nic's rapid downward spiral and cycles of recovery and relapse. ...
Zachary Goldman 1-4

Zachary Goldman 1-4

Zachary Goldman, Private Investigator, is flawed with a capital F. Shattered by the tragedies of his own life, he will somehow still manage to pick himself up and dig just a little bit deeper than anyone else to find the vital clues ...
What's on the drawing board?

What’s on the drawing board?

If you've been paying attention, you probably know that my next release is Vegan Baked Alaska, the next installment in the Auntie Clem's Bakery series. ...
Only Wrong Once

Only Wrong Once

Only Wrong Once by Jenifer Ruff After two bizarre deaths on opposite sides of the country, FBI operative Quinn and CDC agent Madeline unearth a deadly bioterrorism plot. Can the pair work together to put a stop to imminent catastrophe? ...
June, Into the Light, Between the Cracks #6

June, Into the Light, Between the Cracks #6

(Book #5) Ronnie was the one child in the Simpson family to escape from the abuse and grow up in a normal home without being bounced from place to place or ending up on the street. That was what the others all thought. That was what Ronnie told herself. When Ronnie could remember. ...
Gem, Himself, Alone

Gem, Himself, Alone

Alone on the street, Gem joins up with the Rippers gang to escape his old life, burying his past the best he can.

Riker, a vice cop, makes it his business to put Gem behind bars, but he can’t break the alibis Gem has for crimes Riker knows he has committed.

Gem has a special gift for unbreakable alibis.

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Release of June, Into the Light

Release of June, Into the Light

Incarcerated after a failed attempt at armed robbery, June Simpson is forced to detox and to face the reality of the misery and abuse she has perpetrated on those closest to her, especially her children. Getting clean is just the first of her challenges, and as difficult as it is, ...
When Words Collide

When Words Collide

It's that time of year again! Join writers from Alberta and beyond in Calgary for a fun and educational conference. I am just finalizing the panels I will be on now, and will update this event when I have the details ...
Release of Gem, Himself, Alone

Release of Gem, Himself, Alone

Alone on the street, Gem joins up with the Rippers gang to escape his old life, burying his past the best he can. Riker, a vice cop, makes it his business to put Gem behind bars, but he can’t break the alibis Gem has for crimes Riker knows he has ...
Writers in the House

Writers in the House

I'll be joining the writers on Saturday afternoon, maybe 3ish, to work on my new project, the sixth book in the Reg Rawlins, Psychic Investigator series. Stop in to write or hang out and chat at supper at the lounge. Click the poster to the left to enlarge it ...
Excerpt from A Stranger in the House

Excerpt from A Stranger in the House

I am just finishing up with A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena. It's a psychological thriller with three "unreliable" main characters. You know that someone is lying (or everyone is lying) but figuring out what has actually happened is the trick. There are a lot of twists and turns. I'm right at the ending, and I'm not surprised, but it wasn't what I expected! ...
Interview with Zarina Macha

Interview with Zarina Macha

Please welcome Zarina Macha, who has written about schizophrenia and agreed to answer some questions today ...
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