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Review & Giveaway: Bryant’s Gap by Michael E. Burge

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Bryant’s Gap is an intriguing murder mystery with much stronger character development than you see in many of today’s bestsellers. It harkens back to a time when people took the time to really get to know each other and build close relationships. There are also fun references to popular radio shows of the time period – who doesn’t love a good Lone Ranger reference?Continue reading

Posted Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by Kimberly

Showcase & Giveaway: Kissing Persuasive Lips by Dale Wiley


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Mick Lord had the world by the tail until his beautiful wife died. He was young, rich and handsome, a star in Hollywood and in the banking world. But when his wife was killed by a five-time loser driving drunk, everything changed. Mick is trying everything to tempt death, but nothing’s working. He’s even on an uncanny gambling streak that is just making him richer.

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Posted Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by Kimberly

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Review & Giveaway: The Missing and the Dead by Stuart MacBride

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Love mysteries and thrillers? Keep reading to the end for a chance to win your own copy of The Missing and the Dead by Stuart MacBride.

One mistake can cost you everything…

When you catch a twisted killer there should be a reward, right? What Acting Detective Inspector Logan McRae gets instead is a ‘development opportunity’ out in the depths of rural Aberdeenshire. Welcome to divisional policing – catching drug dealers, shoplifters, vandals and the odd escaped farm animal.

Then a little girl’s body washes up just outside the sleepy town of Banff, kicking off a massive manhunt…

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Posted Monday, June 15, 2015 by Kimberly

Guest Post: John Raab, CEO and Publisher of Suspense Magazine

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Mysteries and thrillers are two of my favorite genres when it comes to reading for enjoyment, so I’m thrilled today to welcome John Raab, CEO and Publisher of Suspense Magazine, as our guest. Keep reading to the end for a fabulous giveaway for three lucky winners!

Suspense Magazine is an all digital magazine that was founded in 2007. We publish short stories, interviews, exclusive excerpts, articles and more. We have also in the past published alternate endings to very popular books, IE: Sara Paretsky’s book Critical Mass.

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Posted Friday, June 12, 2015 by Kimberly

Jeff Klima’s “L.A. Rotten” Twists the Crime Mystery Genre; Review & Giveaway


Janet is back with us today with a review for Jeff Klima’s L.A. Rotten. You can learn more about Janet on our About Us page. Keep reading for a fabulous giveaway at the end!

I have always been a big fan of crime mysteries. I suppose for me, it satisfies that deep need for order and fairness in the world, along with a morbid curiosity for crime scenes and the incredibly detached mind that marks a psychopath. By nature, I am a peaceful person, so virtually delving into the horrific — but not scary — world of crime scenes is a bit of a trip for me. I’m a big fan of Dexter, a guy who harnesses his psychopathic serial killer curse to rid the world of other serial killers, but only the ones who target innocent people.

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Posted Tuesday, June 2, 2015 by Kimberly

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Need Your Help Finding the Title of a Children’s Book

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I’ve been racking my brain for weeks trying to remember the name of a book I read as a child and for the life of me, I can’t remember the title. So, I’m hoping some of you out there might be able to help me out (I’m looking at you Amazing Children’s Librarians!).

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Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 by Kimberly

Book Showcase & Giveaway: The Last Witness by Jerry Amernic


The year is 2039, and Jack Fisher is the last living survivor of the Holocaust. Set in a world that is abysmally complacent about events of the last century, Jack is a 100-year-old man whose worst memories took place before he was 5. His story hearkens back to the Jewish ghetto of his birth and to Auschwitz where, as a little boy, he had to fend for himself to survive after losing his family. Jack becomes the central figure in a missing-person investigation when his granddaughter suddenly disappears. While assisting police, he finds himself in danger and must reach into the darkest corners of his memory to come out alive.

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Posted Saturday, May 23, 2015 by Kimberly

Memorial Day Charity Drive by Military Veteran Authors


Memorial Day is this Monday and it’s a day to remember the brave men and women who gave their lives for our freedom. It’s also a great opportunity to say Thank You to the men and women who have served, or are currently serving, our country and their families who support them!

There is a group of authors who have pledged part or all of their royalties this week to Veteran charity organizations through Memorial Day. The authors participating are also veterans, so this is a way for bookish people to support veterans who give back to other veterans. A win for all!

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Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 by Kimberly

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