#FridayReads – MARIETTA’S CATS – A Short Story

Marietta’s Cats Short Story from Quiet Fury: An Anthology of Suspense   Twenty-seven cats roamed freely through Marietta’s home. Two had only three legs, one was missing an ear, and another had a jagged scar where one green eye had been. All twenty-seven were in good health and well taken care of. Marietta loved her cats. She despised people. Ralph hopped up on the window seat and meowed a greeting. Marietta ran a slim hand Read More …

#MondayBlogs: The Sound of Silence – Short Story

The Sound of Silence Taken from Quiet Fury: An Anthology of Suspense Harry was talking again, blathering on about inconsequential nonsense that fell somewhere in the realm of I don’t give a shit. I put my book down. He took that as a sign of active listening and continued speaking. I stared at the hair sprouting from his ears and suppressed a sigh. We’d been married forty-four years. I should have been used to his Read More …

#BookReview – BLOOD PASSAGE: Donaghue and Stainer Crime Novel by Michael McCann

Would you believe a small boy who claims he was a murder victim in his previous life? Homicide Lt. Hank Donaghue and Detective Karen Stainer investigate a cold case in which little Taylor Chan begins to spontaneously recall memories of his life as Martin Liu, the victim. Skeptical, Donaghue and Stainer are forced to play catch-up to the boy’s Uncle Peter, a deadly Triad enforcer seeking vengeance! The first novel in the Donaghue and Stainer Read More …

One Touch Could End It All – ELI’S COMING – #99cents Sale!

He is an empath. But that isn’t the ability that makes him so dangerous…   Eli’s dark legacy holds murder as his rite of passage. They say his ability is a gift. He calls it a curse. A life of violence and heartache leaves him with nothing left to fight for. Or so he thinks. Amanda steals his heart, but love makes him vulnerable. He must give her up or accept who he is and Read More …

Book Review: KINGDOM COME, CA by Judy Strick

Unexplainable things happen. Some call it coincidence, some say supernatural. In the compelling psychological thriller, Kingdome Come, CA, author Judy Strick introduces fascinating and some times scary questions about what we call reality. Ruby Wellman, a reclusive surrealist artist, hides a deep and horrifying childhood secret. As does Finn McCord, a profoundly disturbed six-year-old who talks only to animals and imaginary friends. Their lives intersect in Kingdom Come, a tiny mountain town in the middle Read More …

99 Cent Sale! SHE BELONGS TO ME by Carmen DeSousa

A passionate romantic-suspense of love, betrayal, and obsession, She Belongs to Me will have you falling in love and wondering if you can trust anyone right up to the last page. Charlotte police officer Jordan Monroe is used to being in control. Ever since his father died, he has provided for his mother and sisters and even hired his two brothers-in-law to help run his successful construction company. On a chance business trip, however, he Read More …

#MondayBlogs: Cheap Thrills On Cyber Monday!

Today is the final day of my Black Friday / Cyber Monday 99 cent sale! Two of my titles are part of a big sale event put together by The Book Enthusiast. Both are suspense/thriller novels. Here’s a look: Sandman built his dubious reputation by turning the dreams and nightmares of others into harsh reality. Now he’s pursuing his own twisted dream; the beautiful Maria Milan. But she doesn’t want to become a player in Sandman’s sordid Read More …

Black Friday Deals! Add Some Suspense To Your Holidays

It’s Black Friday week! I do the majority of my shopping online and this is the perfect time to find great deals. No crowds. No lines. I sit here in my pajamas, sipping tea and listening to music, taking my time while hunting for the perfect gift at the right price. The problem, of course, is I often find irresistible bargains for all the stuff I want – books and music. I have an Amazon Read More …

#MondayBlogs: Sex, Drugs, and Murder! MIAMI SNOW 99 cent Sale

Betrayal. Divorce. Sex. Drugs. Murder. Nick is on the edge. Which way will he fall? Miami Snow is part of this week’s Kindle Countdown deals! You can grab it for 99 cents from Monday, November 17th through Thursday, November 20th. One day Nick Donovan has it all; a beautiful, pregnant wife, a nice house, a great job. The next day he is on his own, starting from scratch with nothing but a few suitcases and Read More …

#MondayBlogs – MICHAEL SYKORA: The Hit Man You Can’t Help But Love

Michael Sykora is my beloved hit man. When I started writing No Justice, his first book, I was concerned that I wouldn’t be able to make him likable. In the end, I didn’t make him anything. He did that himself. And, happily, readers have responded to him much as I have. He’s our lovable killer. Today I’m sharing a snippet from No Justice, featuring one of my favorite minor characters. Her name is Ruby, and Read More …