Excerpt from Ready Player One

Excerpt from Ready Player One

I just finished Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. I had certainly heard about it before, but I hadn't read the book or seen the movie. If you are looking for a book with lots of 80s pop culture nostalgia, this is the one to read! While set in 2045, the protagonist and his competitors must learn everything they can about 1980s technology, music, movies, etc. in order to solve the clues that Halliday has left behind. I don't read a lot of sci fi/futurist fiction, but this one was full of references to the TRS-80 Color Computer 2 (saving programs to cassette tapes), War Games, and so much more. ...
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Unlawful Harvest and other freebies this weekend

Unlawful Harvest and other freebies this weekend

A New Year and... a new book? Now is your chance to pick up Unlawful Harvest, the first Kenzie Kirsch Medical Thriller. Free this weekend through New Year's Day only. Start the year off right with a brand new book on your Kindle device or app. ...
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Excerpt from Before the Fall

Excerpt from Before the Fall

I have been reading Before the Fall, by Noah Hawley. The book begins with the end - protagonist Scott saving a four-year-old boy after their plane goes down in the ocean. It then examines the lives of each of the passengers and how they got there, Scott processing the accident and the investigators trying to figure out what happened. I has been a fascinating story so far. Sensitive readers beware that there is some crude language in this one. ...
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An early Christmas Present - Unlawful Harvest and other new releases

An early Christmas Present – Unlawful Harvest and other new releases

I know it isn't quite Christmas yet, but I can't wait to offer you my new book, Unlawful Harvest. And to point you toward a few other new releases ...
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Reg Rawlins, Psychic Investigator 1-3

Reg Rawlins, Psychic Investigator 1-3

$2.99 for a limited time!

Get the first three books in the Reg Rawlins series for one low price!

 

A self-professed con artist practicing as a contact to the dead, a drop dead gorgeous warlock , and a psychic cat—what could go wrong?

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Excerpt from A Spark of Light

Excerpt from A Spark of Light

I quite enjoy Jodi Picoult and the way that she portrays her characters, each individuals with unique backstories and relationships. And she is not afraid to tackle difficult issues, as you'll find when you read this one! I am currently reading A Spark of Light, which juxtapositions an armed hostage situation with the very personal situations the various women and men are facing. ...
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Delusions of the Past

Delusions of the Past

What kind of a monster poisons a psychic’s cat? When Starlight first fell ill, Reg thought that she was the cause of it. She should have been watching him more carefully. She should have found out about household plants and chemicals that could hurt her familiar. She was clearly a negligent owner ...
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Telepathy of Gardens

Telepathy of Gardens

In the aftermath of fighting the Witch Doctor and his minions, Reg hopes to be able to take some time to just relax and recover. The danger to Black Sands is past and she herself is unharmed, aside from the memories that the Witch Doctor stirred up ...
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Night of Nine Tails

Night of Nine Tails

Reg recognizes that feeling of dread. Something is disrupting the spiritual atmosphere in Black Sands, but no one else seems to be aware of its menacing presence. So Reg does her best to push it to the back of her conscious mind and to focus on new friendships and opportunities. She has been in Florida for long enough that it’s time to have some fun ...
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The Mysteries of Christmas

The Mysteries of Christmas

Mysteries for Christmas? It shouldn't come as a surprise that you can find books on any subject, including mysteries that revolve around Christmas or take place during Christmas. I don't have any full-length mysteries that are Christmas-themed — yet, I do have some coming — I do have: ...
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Excerpt from Past Tense

Excerpt from Past Tense

Jack Reacher is always one of my favorites. Last week I picked up Past Tense by Lee Child, and I am enjoying it as usual. This one is slightly different in that there are two parallel stories running, and they have into yet intersected, but I am at the point where they should soon. One story is about Reacher and another is about a Canadian couple, and I have enjoyed a few asides about them behaving a certain way because "they were Canadian." I'm always interested in how people see the differences in Canadian and US culture. ...
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Enjoying the season

Enjoying the season

Hard to believe that it is December already. I knew it was coming, but it's here way before I'm ready for it. What holiday traditions do you have for enjoying the season, rather than just focusing on gifts and one perfect day (when everybody probably comes down with the flu anyway... hasn't everybody had at least one Christmas like that?) And this doesn't have to just apply to Christmas. There are a lot of celebrations going on this time of year. ...
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Excerpt from The Atomic City Girls

Excerpt from The Atomic City Girls

I have just started reading The Atomic City Girls, by Janet Beard. In searching it up on Amazon just now, and realized that there is also a book called The Girls of Atomic City, on the same subject, so be aware if you are looking it up that there are two very similar books out there. The Atomic City Girls is billed as a novel and The Girls of Atomic City as a true story ...
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Thanks for great book deals

Thanks for great book deals

It's American Thanksgiving, so it's time for some great deals! First off, I'm starting with some freebies, including Her Work Was Everything, book #7 in the Zachary Goldman Mysteries. ...
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Excerpt from Camino Island

Excerpt from Camino Island

I just finished reading John Grisham's Camino Island, which is a heist/intrigue novel rather than his usual legal thriller. As the plot surrounds rare manuscripts and writers, there is a lot of insight into the writing life and publishing world. Grisham draws together the disparate threads of the plot together for the grand finale and reveal. ...
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Writing for Nanowrimo

Writing for Nanowrimo

If you've been following me here for a while, you know that I generally participate in Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month) every year. A lot of people complain that November is too busy for trying to write a novel, but thousands of people around the world do it every year. Maybe it's crazy to do it the month before Christmas, but is there really any perfect month to write a novel? ...
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Excerpt from Badlands

Excerpt from Badlands

I just finished reading Badlands, book #3 in C.J. Box's Highway series. I rarely end up reading series in order, but in this case I have actually read books 1 and 2 (in that order!) ...
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Her Work Was Everything and more new releases!

Her Work Was Everything and more new releases!

It is release day for Her Work Was Everything, book #7 of Zachary Goldman Mysteries. Early readers are loving Zachary Goldman ...
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Excerpt from Winter in Paradise

Excerpt from Winter in Paradise

I picked up Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand, which was billed as a mystery, but it is far closer to literary or domestic thriller so far. There is no investigation into the death of the main character's husband and the others in the helicopter with him, and I'm not even sure at this point that they're actually dead. Things are very suspicious ...
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He Was Not There and Freebies this Weekend

He Was Not There and Freebies this Weekend

He Was Not There is the sixth book in the Zachary Goldman Mysteries series, and you are in luck! The eBook is on free at Amazon this weekend from Nov 8-10. And I have a stack of other books for you to consider ...
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