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June is Audiobook Month!

At least according to Findaway Voices, it is. And to celebrate, they’ve arranged with Nook to…

Time for a Scary Read?

If so, then check out more than 30 blood-curdling stories in this StoryOrigin collection for May.…

How about a free horror, mystery, or thriller audiobook?

This StoryOrigin collection for May has a dozen great listens, including my suspenseful whodunit, Mind in…

Winners of the Paperback Giveaway

In the drawing announced in the post My Decluttering Means a Chance for You to Win…

Something for Your Eyes or Your Ears

Whether you like reading or listening, we have you covered with Of Half a Mind at…

The Challenges of the Future

Environments destroyed? Societies broken? Aliens taking over the world? It’s these authors best (imaginative) guesses as…

If Scary Is Your Thing

From Dystopian Sci-Fi (The Midnight Library) to Paranormal Romance (From Blood and Ash), you’ll find something…

New Release – Audiobook

My narrator, Denver C. Risley, just completed the audiobook version of Mind in the Clouds. A…

Available for Pre-Order Now

The fourth book of the Mind Sleuth Series, From the Mind of a Witch. PI Rebecca…

Love Audiobooks?

Then Enter for Your Chance to Win a Three-Month Subscription to Audible (2 Winners) https://AuthorsXP.com/giveaway A…

Mind in the Clouds On Sale

In recognition for being named a finalist in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards (a reader-driven award),…

Audiobooks, Audiobooks, and More Audiobooks

Want to give your eyes a break from reading and your ears a chance to do…

From the Mind of a Witch is Coming Soon

The release of book 4 in the Mind Sleuth Series, From the Mind of a Witch,…

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: The Trafficking Murders (The Inspector Sheehan Mysteries Book 5) by Brian O’Hare

Another Formulaic Mystery? Not in this Series!   I’ve read several of the novels in The…

Can’t get enough Sci-Fi and Thrillers?

Then check out more than a dozen free books, novellas, or short stories in this compilation.…

Turning over a new reading leaf in the new year?

Then the All Fiction, All January giveaway is for you. With more than 30 books in every…

Mind in Chains on Sale

Mind in Chains is just 99c/99p through January 9. The healthcare-for-all debate in the US erupts…

Blog Passes 50,000 Visits in 2020

Just a note of thanks to everyone who’s dropped by to visit … 52,000 plus times…

Dystopian Fiction Lovers

I have something for you and you don’t even have to face the end of civilization…

Complete Series Available at Your Favorite Online Retailer

For everyone who reads in an app other than Kindle, I’ve made the eBook versions Of Half…

Tales for listeners on the go!

What you need to know about this promotion: many of the audiobooks are short (e.g., less…

St. Louis Writer’s Guild Virtual Book Fair

What do writers T.S. Eliot, Maya Angelou, Tennessee Williams, and Irma Rombauer all have in common?…

Book Review: Ventures and Visions: A Short Story Collection by Kayla Hicks and Steph O’Connell

 A Fantasy Shines in a Collection Sometimes Missing Realistic Conflict and Suspense Ventures and Visions is…

Mystery/Thriller Giveaway

If you have the following on your must-read list: Where Lost Girls Go by B.R. Spangler; Devoted…