Guest Post: Inspiration behind THE INFIDEL NEXT DOOR by Rajat Mitra

The Infidel Next Door is a saga of the undying spirit of man while facing loss and betrayal in the name of religious persecution. It is set in the period before the seventh and last exodus of Hindus from Kashmir in 1989. As seen through the eyes of two priests living next door to each other, the novel describes the conflict when one of them begins to see his relationship to God as the true Read More …

A Glimpse Inside the Story of DARK HARVEST by Chris Patchell

Becky Kincaid ventures out in the middle of a snowstorm to buy a car seat for her unborn baby and never makes it home. When a second pregnant woman disappears, Marissa Rooney and the team at the Holt Foundation fear a sinister motive lurks behind the crimes. Lead investigator, Seth Crawford, desperately searches for the thread that binds the two cases together, knowing that if he fails, another woman will soon be gone. While Seth Read More …

Safety Is An Illusion – CHILD’S PLAY – Release Day!

It’s here!   Today is release day! I’d stand on my rooftop and scream the news, but my neighbors already think I’m crazy. They’d probably call the cops, and then I’d have to spend release day locked in a padded cell. So, instead I will yell here on my blog. Ready? Child’s Play is now out in the world for all to read! Ahhh!!   A little girl is stolen from her yard and police Read More …

Excerpt from THE NOMAD’S PREMONITION by Georges Benay

Eric Martin is desperate to forget his past, one that almost cost him his future. Three years ago, he discovered that the investment firm he worked for was run by a terrorist organization determined to get its hands on a predictive algorithm that promised unsurpassed success in global financial markets. Although he was able to stop the terrorists from getting the algorithm, he nearly sacrificed his life to do so. Now working in Paris as Read More …

Flaunting That Bad Reputation – CHILD’S PLAY Excerpt

One week from today, Child’s Play will be released to the world! I am thrumming with excitement!   Today I’m sharing an excerpt from the book. Many of you know I have a slight music addiction. Consequently, I tend to connect music – particularly lyrics – to random situations, conversations, etc. Sean, the badass (lovable?) killer from my Michael Sykora Novels has a similar music connection. When I wrote the scene I’m sharing today, the music Read More …

A Ghost In My House – INTO THE LIGHT – 99 Cent Kindle Countdown Sale

I could sleep When I lived alone… Is there a ghost in my house? Into The Light is a Kindle Countdown 99 cents deal from Tuesday, May 30 through Thursday June 1! Max Paddington refuses to go into the light until he finds his killer. This presents a dilemma, since Max is even less competent as a spirit than he was as a live person. No one sees or hears him and he can’t manage Read More …

#FridayReads – Excerpt from CHILD’S PLAY – A Michael Sykora Novel

Two more weeks until Child’s Play is released! The anticipation is killing me!   Today I’m offering a glimpse into the story. This is the opening scene: Child’s Play Chapter One If cleanliness was next to godliness, then this place was the devil’s lair. Grime crawled across the walls, stealing nourishment from the paint and the plaster. Her red Doc Martens stuck to the threadbare carpet, as if it was trying to suck her down Read More …

Knives and Romance – Character Interview – Maria Milan from Michael Sykora Novels

Last week, I posted an interview with Sean Riley, one of the lead characters in my Michael Sykora Novels. Today my guest is Maria Milan, Sean’s girlfriend and partner in the Lost and Found business. These interviews are a four-part series with the lead characters, as we prepare for the release of Child’s Play, their next pursuit into the dark criminal world. Here is Maria Milan – bodyguard, bounty hunter, and all around rebel badass. Read More …

Spotlight on AMERICA’S NEXT REALITY STAR by Laura Heffernan

SEEKING THE SMART ONE Twenty-four-year-old Jen Reid had her life in good shape: an okay job, a tiny-cute Seattle apartment, and a great boyfriend almost ready to get serious. In a flash it all came apart. Single, unemployed, and holding an eviction notice, who has time to remember trying out for a reality show? Then the call comes, and Jen sees her chance to start over—by spending her summer on national TV. Luckily The Fishbowl Read More …

What Scares A Killer? Character Interview – Sean Riley from Michael Sykora Novels

As many of you know, Child’s Play, the fourth Michael Sykora novel, is set for release on June 9th. I’m so excited to share it with you all! In the weeks leading up to the release, I thought I’d do some interviews with each of the four leading characters. Today’s guest is Michael’s partner Sean Riley, who is, by his own admission, a sociopath. Sean is my guilty pleasure. In No Justice, book 1, Sean Read More …