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Where History Meets Mystery: Marion Davies
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Where History Meets Mystery: Marion Davies

Iconic Hollywood Celebrity Marion Davies is who we are exploring on this months edition of Where History Meets Mystery by Author Kari Bovée! >> Listen to Flash briefing HERE. << It’s not uncommon for authors of historical fiction to fall down a deep rabbit hole while doing research for a novel. When looking into one particular event, or phenomena, or person, we often discover other interesting facts or stories surrounding that subject that are equally fascinating and it’s easy to get off track—or better yet, become inspired. And, in that case, our stories can go in a direction we never…

On The Hunt: Crime of the Past?
Author Interview/Guest Posts | Anita Dickason | Author Posts

On The Hunt: Crime of the Past?

This week we’re On The Hunt with Anita Dickason featuring: Crime of the Past! It’s not the Old West, but it’s just as dangerous. Undoubtedly, cattle rustling is a symbol of the Old West. One characterized by long, dusty cattle drives, chuckwagons, weathered cowboys with lariats astride their horses, and gunfights. A crime of the past, not one in the modern-day era. I have lived in Texas most of my adult life and worked for twenty-seven years in the Texas law enforcement community. I never heard about or came across anyone stealing cattle. As a matter of fact, before I…

STORY BEHIND THE STORY WITH AUTHOR LAURIE BUCHANAN
Author Interview/Guest Posts | Author Posts | Shelley Blanton-Stroud

STORY BEHIND THE STORY WITH AUTHOR LAURIE BUCHANAN

STORY BEHIND THE STORY WITH AUTHOR LAURIE BUCHANAN BY SHELLEY BLANTON-STROUD Laurie Buchanan is the author of INDELIBLE and ICONOCLAST, books one and two of the Sean McPherson series of contemporary thrillers set in a Hedgebrook-like idyllic writers’ retreat. Laurie is full of cheerful details about psychopaths and the gourmet food cooked up at home and in her novels. Listen in to our conversation about what happens when cozy meets crazy in the Pacific Northwest. STORY BEHIND THE STORY WITH AUTHOR LAURIE BUCHANAN By Shelley Blanton-Stroud About Laurie Buchanan I write the Sean McPherson novels—fast-paced thrillers set in the Pacific…

Book Review: Ghost Agents
Book Review | Anita Dickason | Author Posts

Book Review: Ghost Agents

A Special Book Review of Ghost Agents: The Ghost Agents Trilogy Book 1 by Author Nita DeBorde from our very own Author Anita Dickason! “I believe in ghosts. I have to. It’s in my job description.” I was hooked with the first three lines. And what followed didn’t disappoint. Ghost Agents is a well-crafted, thrilling, paranormal suspense with a bizarre twist that added to the book’s mystique. Set against the backdrop of Galveston, Texas, an island with its own mysteries, ghosts, and rich culture, Author Nita DeBorde weaves a suspenseful tale. The combination of factual history and fiction is a…

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New Release: Double Dog Dare!
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New Release: Double Dog Dare!

About Double Dog Dare: Title: Double Dog DareAuthor: C.S. McDonald That ornery, but oh, so handsome, charming, and somewhat, wayward angel, Detective Bobby Starr, has returned. This time, he’s back to fulfill his third and, hopefully, his final requirement to get into Saint Peter’s prestigious Guardian Angel Squad. This time, the usually reluctant time traveler, Alexa Owl, is ready to go back to the 1960’s to assist in solving one more long-ago murder. Why? Because if all goes well, she’ll be rid of the menacing angel once and for all. Except, an emergency jerks Alexa back to her own time,…

Book Review: The Vanishing Type
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Book Review: The Vanishing Type

Find The Vanishing Type on Amazon or add it to your About The Vanishing Type: While January snow falls outside in Miracle Springs, North Carolina, Nora Pennington is encouraging customers to cozy up indoors with a good book. Even though the shop and her bibliotherapy sessions keep Nora busy during the day, her nights are a little too quiet—until Deputy Andrews pulls Nora into the sci-fi section and asks her to help him plan a wedding proposal. His bride-to-be, Hester, loves Little Women, and Nora sets to work arranging a special screening at the town’s new movie theater. But right…

Audiobook Showcase: The Bones of Amoret
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Audiobook Showcase: The Bones of Amoret

About The Bones of Amoret Join Us for This Tour:  May 2 to May 13 Book Details: Book Title: The Bones of Amoret – A Novel by Arthur Herbert Category:  Adult Fiction 18+, 320 pages Length:  10 hours, 59 minutes Genre: Mystery, Suspense Publisher:  Stitched Smile Publications Release Date: April 2022 Content Rating:  PG-13 – no sex, explicit or otherwise; almost all violence is off-screen; mild profanity   Book Description: In this enigmatic follow up to his critically acclaimed debut novel The Cuts that Cure, Arthur Herbert returns to the Texas-Mexico border with this saga of a small town’s bloody loss of innocence. Amoret, Texas, 1982. Life…

Book Review: Deadly Business
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Book Review: Deadly Business

About Deadly Business Gripping Texas Escapist Thriller Spirals to a Riveting Conclusion! Following a tactical raid at an Oklahoma farm, a phone call sends U.S. Deputy Marshal Piper McKay rushing back to the East Texas cattle ranch where she grew up. Her grandmother, Jennie Layton, is near death from a crushed skull. When local authorities claim the cause of the injury was an accident, Piper isn’t convinced. Who wants Jennie dead? Is the reason connected to a dubious contract Piper finds in Jennie’s desk? Piper realizes her grandmother isn’t the only one in danger when she barely escapes a deadly…

Book Review: Murder at Primrose Cottage
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Book Review: Murder at Primrose Cottage

Book: Murder at Primrose CottageAuthor: Merryn AllinghamPub Day: March 18, 2022 Buy Link – Amazon: https://amzn.to/3j5fMbW Book Description: Join Flora Steele – bookshop owner, bicycle-rider, daydreamer and amateur detective – in her quest to solve a brand-new murder mystery! Cornwall, 1956: When Flora Steele sets off for a peaceful vacation with crime writer Jack Carrington in his little red Austin, the last thing she expects to find is a body at their pretty rental cottage! Shocked by the discovery, inquisitive Flora joins forces with handsome Jack to find out how the poor man came to such an untimely end in the overgrown orchard of Primrose Cottage. They discover Roger Gifford was a man with plenty of friends and the villagers…

Book Review: A Plot Most Perilous
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Book Review: A Plot Most Perilous

About A Plot Most Perilous Book: A Plot Most PerilousAuthor: Genevieve EssigPub Day: April 1, 2022 Buy Link – Amazon (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3uWbFo7 Synopsis: Join Cassie Gwynne—bookworm, cat lover and super sleuth—as she gets herself entangled in a brand-new murder mystery! America 1883: Cassie Gwynne feels like she’s finally found where she belongs, settling into her new life in Florida with her aunt and her mischievous kitten Esy. When a traveling theater group arrives in town Cassie can’t resist signing up for the chorus. But the production goes awry from the start and soon death takes center stage… With costumes going missing and…

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