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The Blessed Event

The Blessed Event “You may wonder what my least-favorite student was doing in my living room; in a twist of fate that might seem hilarious if it happened to someone else, he was now my stepson.”   Professor Molly is looking forward to a quiet summer in Mahina, Hawaii, working on her research and adjusting to married life. But when a visit from her new husband’s relatives coincides with a […]

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Take the Body and Run

  Take the Body and Run Fleeing her past, Macey hurtles into danger   Take the Body and Run is a contemporary mystery / romance / humor about a hunted woman hiding under a dead friend’s identity, a handsome lawman, a death doctor with fart machine-will travel, and a cranky cat with a nose for crime. Macey’s first day in the college employee relations department ends with a knife at […]

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The Ceiling Man

The Ceiling Man A novel of slow burn horror.   Carole knows there can be no tie between her autistic daughter and the strange events in Port Massasauga. It’s not logical. It’s not possible. The Ceiling Man has picked up other watchers in his travels, but they all dismissed him as a nightmare. This girl is different. She knows he’s real. Teenage Abby is an innocent. The stranger only she […]

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Review: Ghosts in Glass Houses

Ghosts in Glass Houses You can go home again–but it might be murder.   I nominated Ghosts in Glass Houses, a debut cozy mystery by Kay Charles, in Kindle Scout. When the title was awarded a publishing contract, Amazon sent me a free copy. This is a delightful book with a story that quickly sucked me in and kept me turning the virtual pages. Marti can see ghosts. And while […]

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The Writer

The Writer An amateur sleuth island mystery thriller. “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” -Oscar Wilde College journalist Adele Plank has been granted a rare interview with one-time bestselling author, Decklan Stone. He is a man largely withdrawn from the world following the tragic death of his young wife twenty-seven years earlier. Adele ventures […]

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Kelpie Dreams

Kelpie Dreams Funny, action-packed, paranormal romance novel for folks who hate romance novels Meet Lady Macbeth—a high school librarian, ex-assassin, and part-time kelpie, whose mother wanted to name her Hemorrhoid at birth. Now she has to take on a Sea Hag—eight legs of Godzilla-ugly poured into a bucket full of meanness—with the help of a one-woman army named Rhonda, a 200-year-old Sea Captain, and a hunky lighthouse keeper who won’t […]

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Odd Adventures with your Other Father

Odd Adventures With Your Other Father Supernatural road-trip adventure — like Twilight Zone with an LGBT twist Because one of her fathers died when she was very young, much of Celia’s family knowledge comes from stories her surviving father narrates—road-trip adventures from the mid-80s that explore homophobia in a supernatural context. As she considers these adventures (a rescue mission aided by ghostly hallucinations; a secluded town of strangely shaped inhabitants; […]

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Review: The Trouble with Time (Time Rats Book 1)

Lexi Revellian’s The Trouble with Time was selected for a publishing contract through Kindle Scout at about the same time as my book, The Empathic Detective. I’ve enjoyed knowing her on Facebook and watching her progress on Amazon. I was very happy for her when the sequel was selected for publication through Kindle Scout, too. Obviously the book is a time thriller, which seems to be a popular genre. The […]

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Moral Kiosk

Moral Kiosk What if you could travel a day into the past? On rainy Thameside Battersea in the near future, there’s a secret passageway back in time. Stored on an unassuming industrial site, any subject placed in Booth A is transported to Booth B via ‘quantum foam’. During the process, the subject also travels to an earlier point in the day, although the time frames vary. Soon enough, Simon – […]

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