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Book Review: The Cruel Ever After by Ellen Hart

Posted by mcm0704 on February 28, 2011 |

Thank you, Carl, for sharing yet another book review with us….. The Cruel Ever Afterby Ellen HartA Minotar (St. Martin’s Press)2010 release. Hard cover, 320 pgs.ISBN: 9780312624768 This, Hart’s nineteenth Jane Lawless mystery, is probably the darkest and most shocking of the series. The book is full of painful, difficult relationships and actions. The extensive […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 25, 2011 |

New iPhone app for Roman Catholics – confession via the telephone. A Vatican spokesman responds, “One cannot speak in any way of confession by iPhone.” Was that PR speak for “Are you nuts?” Senator Harry Reid criticized House Republican’s proposed spending cuts by saying, “After all, you can lose a lot of weight by cutting […]

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Welcome Peg Herring

Posted by mcm0704 on February 23, 2011 |

Thanks to Maryann for hosting today’s stop on Peg’s Blog Crawl. Yesterday’s post, “Idioms”, is at http://wwwgeraldineevanscom.blogspot.com ~~~~~~~~~ Eccentric Phrases If your toaster stopped working, you would probably go out and get a new one. When a phrase stops working, we’re stuck with it. We can’t send out a memo, “Stop using that one, folks.” […]

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Guest author tomorrow- Peg Herring

Posted by mcm0704 on February 22, 2011 |

I am pleased to announce that mystery author, Peg Herring, will be my guest tomorrow. She has been doing a blog crawl for the month of February, guesting on a different blog each day with new content. Wow, what an amazing endeavor. I am hard pressed to keep up with this blog and the three […]

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Introducing Backlist Books authors

Posted by mcm0704 on February 20, 2011 |

Today was spent doing some much needed work around my little farm. Our oldest son came out for the weekend and whenever he is here he likes to help me. So we cleared brush and dead trees in the back pasture and burned two big piles of logs. Sure was nice to get it all […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 18, 2011 |

In an interview with Walter Scott for Parade Magazine, Jane Fonda was asked if she was surprised to fall in love again, with record producer Richard Perry. “Totally. But it doesn’t start with love, right? It starts with sex and grows into love.” I guess as long as we continue to consider sex recreation, we […]

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Book Review: Sitting on Cold Porcelain by Rose A. Valenta

Posted by mcm0704 on February 16, 2011 |

As a great fan of humor writing, I was eager to get this book for review. It is a collection of short pieces on politics, family, general absurdities, and some social commentary thrown into the mix. Here is what the promotional blurb has to say about this book: In Sitting on Cold Porcelain, readers will […]

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Book Review: Death Pans Out by Ashna Graves

Posted by mcm0704 on February 15, 2011 |

Thanks again to Carl Brookins for sharing  his book reviews. Death Pans Outby Ashna GravesHardcover, 288 pages,from Poisoned Pen Press Reporter Jeneva Leopold, faced with a life-altering decision, takes a leave of absence from her job to recover from surgery.  Breast cancer has claimed part of her body and she wants time to recover in […]

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Contest- Win books and more

Posted by mcm0704 on February 13, 2011 |

Classic Romance Revival, a site dedicated to the care and feeding of romance novels and romance authors is having a special Scavenger Hunt in honor of Valentine’s Day.  The contest runs today and tomorrow, and all are invited to join in the fun and win books or tote bags or more. Here’s what it’s about. […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 11, 2011 |

America’s schools lose up to $175 billion a year through inefficient spending. And people are just now asking for financial accountability? According to an editorial in The Dallas Morning News, the same advocacy groups that called for academic accountability in school districts are now focusing on spending. I wonder what took them so long. Was […]

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