Author Eden Baylee Talks About Kindle Worlds and Her Lei Crime Series

I’m always intrigued by what inspires and motivates authors to write their stories. My own inspiration is typically elusive vapor, which I’ve found is also true with some of my author friends. Other authors write with clear intention, with an obvious link to their initial inspiration. Today I’m asking Eden Baylee – one of my favorite authors – the inspiration question. Before we get to that, I’ll introduce you to the woman behind the words. Read More …

#FridayReads – FLING! by Lily Iona Mackenzie – Take A Romp Through Mexico

Friday Reads Featured Book Is it possible to come of age at 60 or 90? Is it ever too late to fulfill your dreams? When ninety-year-old Bubbles receives a letter from Mexico City asking her to pick up her mother’s ashes, lost there seventy years earlier and only now surfacing, she hatches a plan. A woman with a mission, Bubbles convinces her hippie daughter Feather to accompany her on the quest. Both women have recently Read More …

#MondayBlogs: My Native American Journey To Supernatural Suspense

Writing a book can be a fascinating and surprising journey. One story can have multiple inspirations; a news article, a snippet of conversation, a photograph, an unrelated day trip, a song. All these influences bounce around together in my mind, inadvertently creating a spark that ignites into an unexpected and impossible to ignore world of characters with a unique story to tell. At the time, I’m not aware that it’s happening. Often, when I sit Read More …

Nick Crane, Spirit Catchers and the Making of Cicero’s Dead

Cyberspace is a wonderful place, where we’re able to connect with people we’d otherwise never meet. Some of my favorite people came into my life this way. Patrick Moore is one of these people. He runs the All Things Crime Blog, which is how we initially connected. Now he is also a published author. His novel – Cicero’s Dead – made my top 9 list fiction reads for this year. I asked Patrick to share Read More …