Kindle Countdown – ELI’S COMING – You better run!

Dark minds. Dangerous abilities. 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 fight. Will he risk stepping into the darkness that could consume Read More …

FREE For A Limited Time! MIAMI SNOW – Sex, Drugs, and Murder

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 his old truck. Nick flees to the opposite coast of Florida, trying to leave his ex-wife and the memories behind. But that couldn’t happen. Soon Nick finds that he is tied to Shelley in a way that he hadn’t expected. Read More …

PEOPLE ARE STRANGE – 12 Stories and 7 Poems Inspired by Photographs

New release! We are more than what we say And less than what we wish Living together, separately, United by division Connected, disconnected Oh, People Are Strange   *12 Stories and 7 poems, inspired by 19 photographs* Published: September 5, 2016 Amazon / Amazon UK / Amazon CA FREE to read with Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime!   I am honored to have two of my stories included in this collection. As with all of 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 …

3 Books FREE from the Mind’s Eye Series

3 of the 4 Mind’s Eye Series books are FREE! This promotion runs from Thursday, May 5 through Saturday, May 7. The Mind’s Eye books are collections of stories and poems inspired by photographs. You’ll find a wide variety of writing styles and some great photos within these pages. Read samples right here first, if you’d like, and then grab them all free!  

Short Story: A Different Perspective

Many of you know that I’m a contributing author to the Mind’s Eye Series. This is a photography/short story series. Each book is a collection of stories, written by a variety of authors. The stories are based on and inspired by photographs we’re randomly given, with no backstory. We’re told nothing about the photo, and so we write what we see within that image and beyond. The Mind’s Eye Series began with my fellow author Read More …

FAIRIES WEAR BOOTS – You Gotta Believe Me? A Photo, A Song, A Story

I have two addictions – books and music – and the two often intertwine in unexpected ways. Often the story is already in motion, the characters set, when a connection to a song occurs to me. Occasionally, though, the song pops into my head first, with a story to follow, unrelated to the song, but driven by it just the same. The latter is exactly what happened with one of my stories for Triptychs, the Read More …

#FreeBook – THE CUTTING EDGE – Murderous Fantasies and Razor Sharp Shears

FREE – for the first and maybe only time! My name is Skye Summers. I’m a hairstylist and I can’t stop fantasizing about killing my clients. Not all of them, of course. I only want to kill the ones who irritate me, which, if I’m being honest, is most of them. My occasional fantasies have turned into chronic daydreams. They’re bloody and vivid, like watching a slice-and-dice movie on IMAX. I also want to kill Read More …

#FridayReads – What do you feel, Eli? Fear. Lust. Horror.

Friday Reads Featured Book Today I’m featuring a snippet from my book Eli’s Coming. This is the only book I’ve written that falls within the fantasy genre, though I still mostly think of it as supernatural suspense. The story has an historic Native American undercurrent, which is based on fact. Many of the characters have superhuman abilities, which is all fiction. Probably. 🙂 Eli was raised by a psychopathic serial killer with superhuman abilities. Eli Read More …

#FridayReads – DEATH BY CHOCOLATE – Sweet Lies and Bitter Truths

Friday Reads Featured Book Today I’m sharing an excerpt from Death By Chocolate, one of my stories in Tales From The Cacao Tree, the fourth book in the Mind’s Eyes Series. For those of you unfamiliar with this series, it’s a collaboration between authors and photographers. The photos are randomly distributed to the authors. We’re given no background or any sort of context at all on the photos, because we want to ensure the stories Read More …