Georgian Readers and Their Impact

During the 18th-century, there was an explosion of growth in the number of people spending time…

Choosing Riley’s Purse

Choosing Riley’s Purse The post Choosing Riley’s Purse appeared first on S.E. Smith Science Fiction, Action,…

Excerpt “Quest for the Red Sapphire”

Anvar lit his pipe and walked over to the rail.  “Many years ago, Dirk was building…

Book Reviews: My Historical Haul

I’ve been on a reading binge lately, focusing on historical romances. I have a soft spot…

PTSD and Writing Expendable

This one is from Sherri, and I think it is particularly appropriate for today’s date. She…

Anatomy of a Book Cover

This book cover is a Finalist! Wow! I learned a couple of weeks ago that The…

Blog Tour – Spotlight: DEADLY DRAM: A Whiskey Business Mystery by Melinda Mullett

Synopsis Distillery owner Abigail Logan discovers that high spirits are no match for a cold-blooded killer…

“milk and honey”: A review for those that don’t read poetry.

It’s been a stressful summer. After another self-destructive shopping spree at Barnes and Noble, I yet…

the endless flow of the seasons

I’m no scientist, but I can always relate to Einstein’s concept that time is relative. For…

Review of A Gift of Ghosts

A Gift of Ghosts A TASSAMARA NOVEL SARAH WYNDE Reviewed by Roy Murry, Author If you…

Dietrich Kalteis on Poughkeepsie Shuffle

“Poughkeepsie Shuffle weaves a violent tale about banged up people with hearts full of rust. Crossing…

Interview by US Author Hoang Chi Truong

I have had the privilege of being interviewed by US writer Hoang Chi Truong – author…

Huskies are 1-1

I usually do these posts on the Sunday morning after the game on Saturday. But this…

One in a Million

See these gorgeous roses? Captain Cavedweller brought them to me, even though today is his birthday.…

The Truth About Author Rebecca Hunter (Interview)

My dearest Gentle Reader, please welcome the lovely Rebecca Hunter to the blog today. I invited…

Tip for budding independent authors

Independent authors trying to wear all the hats of writer, publisher, designer, etc. need all the…

The Pull of Love

Below is an excerpt from The Couple Next Door, and it’s a scene where two lost souls—Jeremy…

Movie Review: God Bless the Broken Road

Inspired by the Rascal Flatts song, “God Bless the Broken Road,” this film follows Amber (Lindsay…

A Despicable Crime, Bk 9, The Adventures of Xavier & Vic by Liza O’Connor

The Adventures of Xavier and Vic A Despicable Crime By Liza O’Connor ∞ Troubles & Crimes…

Review by Readers’ Favorite *****

Lifeliners is a thoughtful and intriguing work of science fiction by author Stefan Vučak, and was…

Damned by the Ancients – Nemesis of the Gods #3

INFINITY IN DEATH Vienna 1908   Gabriele Ziegler is a young art student who becomes infatuated…

Magdalene College’s bell tower (short story) by Leanne Dyck

(me completing my studies circa the 1980s) To honour all those who have returned to their…

Simon at the Slaughter of Hamadan – The Trinity – Extract from Aftermath of Armageddon

This was a defining moment for Simon. Single-handedly (in more ways than one) he massacred over…

Behind the Scenes with Eric Trules

Thrilled to be a guest on Eric Trules of E-travels fame. He is an avid traveler…

Our Version of Truth

A fan of Ira Glass and his weekly This American Life broadcasts (LaDonna, anyone??), I haven’t…