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 …

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 …

#MondayBlogs – Finding Inspiration Within The Dirt and Grime

The fourth Michael Sykora Novel is coming your way soon! The title is Child’s Play. I’ll have it up for a discounted pre-order in about a week, with a scheduled June release. When I release a new book, readers inevitably ask me what inspired the story. That can be a difficult question to answer, mainly because I’m not always completely sure myself. I rarely begin a book with intention. I simply listen, and I go Read More …

Michael Sykora Novels On Sale Through The Weekend

I’m celebrating the new cover designs! You can get all three Michael Sykora Novels, plus the associated short story, for just $1.98. Book 4 is coming soon, and might just be Michael Sykora’s most chilling case to date!   No Justice is permanently free. Driven by grief, Michael Sykora started his life of killing in a blind rage. But then it became something he was good at. Even something he…liked. To most who know him, Read More …

#MondayBlogs: New Cover Designs for Michael Sykora Novels

I am so excited! Today is the day I get to show off the new covers for my Michael Sykora Novels! I have been working with the incredibly talented Jason McIntyre on new designs and new descriptions for the first three books in the series – No Justice, Beyond Salvation, and Killing Instinct – and the free short story, First Kill. Going into this, all I knew was that I wanted designs that were new, Read More …

#FridayReads – Excerpt from KILLING INSTINCT: A Michael Sykora Novel

Happy Mystery Thriller Week! I hope you’ve been enjoying the events, and have found some new authors and fabulous books to keep you reading. I’ve had some fun guests this week, but today I’m being selfish and sharing an excerpt from one of my own books. Ready? This is the opening scene from Killing Instinct, book 3 in my Michael Sykora Series. While I’d love you to read them all, they each can be read Read More …

From A Killer’s Eyes – 5 Must Read Books

Most of us don’t go around killing people. But do you ever wonder what it might feel like to do just that? Would you like to slip inside the mind of a killer, for just a little while? The following books are some of my favorites written from a killer’s perspective. Whether because that’s what they’re paid to do or because that’s what they want to do (or both), the main characters within these pages Read More …

Killer January Giveaway! 50 Copies of NO JUSTICE For Kindle

A new year has begun! My wish for 2015 is that my characters will take over the world. We have to set big goals for ourselves, right? 🙂 To help launch my plan for world domination, I want to give away 50 Kindle copies of my novel No Justice, the first in my Michael Sykora Series. Here’s a look: For Michael Sykora, killing started as blind rage. Then it became something he’s good at. To 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 …