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Crime Time is Collected crime stories from Dell Sweet

Crime Time is a collection of nine crime stories. From short stories to near novel length…

Immortal Wars: Light, Blood, & Tears Part 7

(Disclaimer: A warning to those who continue.  This is a sequel to a previous story.  Both…

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy and Lucy Warm Again

“Whoa, Lucy. This ground is warm.” “Yes, it is. The temp is 81 degrees F today.…

Book Review: Double Shot (A Top Shelf Mystery) (Top Shelf Mysteries Book 4) by Lolli Powell

If Scientists Start Looking for the Self-Preservation Gene, They Shouldn’t Check Ricki It’s not so much…

Book Review: KNIT ONE, MURDER TWO A Knitorious Murder Mystery Book1 by Regan Davis

Synopsis Knitting Can Be Murder!  I’m not a cop. I’m a soon-to-be-ex-wife, and former full-time mom…

Are you ready for this trip?

    Starting from scratch nth time Following a different way Getting not even a dime…

Book Quote Wednesday ~ #broke on 2/24/2021

🔊 Listen It’s #bookqw and my heroine has ‘broke’ [broken] a barrier. More from Chapter 2:…

New Releases in #SciFi #Fantasy and Paranormal Romance for Wednesday FEB 24

As always, I recommend sampling before you buy! I have not read most of the new…

Book Marketing On Podcasts: How To Be A Great Podcast Guest

Podcast interviews sell books — but only if you’re a great guest. Here are some tips…

Gripping Thriller!

 So glad to find this review for my thriller, Overdue: kevin 5.0 out of 5 stars Gripping Thriller!…

Día de Muertos, But Make it Pen

I’ve wanted a Día de Muertos fountain pen for several years now. Read the first entry…

Do You Feel Like You’re Losing Control?

Get Motivated and Take Charge of Your Life Do you feel like you’re losing control? Many…

Reading Round-Up: February 2021

February is a short month to begin with, but it seemed even shorter this year. This…

The Nemisin Star: Audio book now available!

  Elaina Davidson · The Nemesin Star – Lore Of Reaume 2 – Hunted Becomes Hunter

Dear Universe, Please Stop Granting My Wishes

Gather ’round, kids, and I’ll tell you a story about one of the things I’ve learned…

Temporarily Out of Luck by Vicki Batman #newrelease #mystery #romance

Get your copy on Amazon today! Get your copy on all other book vendors now! Great…

#SoCS – The Nerve!

What nerve I’ve got, almost two days late responding to my own prompt! But you know…

Meet My Friend Alois Lohn, at 87 Still Writing, and Read About His Newest Book

About Al Al was born in 1934 on the outskirts of Cologne Germany and educated in…

All Genre Fiction Has Common Elements…Which One Gets Made Fun Of?

Fiction is whatever the author chooses to create, in terms of characters, setting, and plot. Many…

LA District Attorney Investigator Walter Morgan Redux: His Role in the 1947 Black Dahlia Investigation

February 21, 2021 Los Angeles, California A recent query was made asking about LADA Investigator Walter…

Book Review: The Parkour Club by Pam Withers and Arooj Hayat (YA)

 Building bridges of understanding with fast-paced prose. Published in Canada by Pam Withers and Arooj Hayat…

Murder in Saxon England

There were laws against killing people in times of peace, of course there were, and the…

NEW Fiction EXCERPT – “GODGATE – The Egyptian Portal Murder Mystery”

CHAPTER 1 Secret of the Godgate Who, or what, could have done this? Daniel Cane knelt…

#Bookreviews – Virtual Blues by C.S. Boyack and Finding David by Stevie Turner

Something cool for a slow Sunday. Check out this wonderful review of Viral Blues. This is…

The Most Memorable Line of Indian Cinema

    By Jaideep Sen Last evening as I was watching Indian Idol, I realised it was…