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Drowning Ruth – a novel

Posted by mcm0704 on April 6, 2011 |

I know this is not my normal book review day, but I just finished this book today and wanted to share some things about it, both from a reader’s standpoint and a writer’s. First of all, Drowning Ruth, was an amazing story. It was published in 2000 and I am sorry that I didn’t read […]

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Posted by mcm0704 on April 3, 2011 |

Thanks to Carl Brookins for sharing another review.  How to Survive A Killer SéanceBy Penny WarnerMass Market release in 2011by Obsidian, 290 pages.ISBN:978-0-451-23279-3 Party planner Presley Parker is back. In another delightfully cozy murder mystery, she’s got herself enmeshed with some high-roller, high energy, digital silicon-valley types who are nothing if not focused. The problem […]

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Guest Blogger Tomorrow

Posted by mcm0704 on February 8, 2011 |

I’m pleased to announce that author, Robert Bennett, will be my guest here tomorrow. He will share how he “accidentally” came into the writing game. Many of us have taken unusual routes to our writing careers, but his was literally an accident. Robert  is a social worker and writer who focuses on issues of disability. […]

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Book Review: Absolution by Susan Fleet

Posted by mcm0704 on January 2, 2011 |

AbsolutionBy Susan FleetISBN: 978-1-4357-0841-9Pub. 2008, Lulu & Kindle This brutal, dark and explicit novel has a compelling drive to the third-person narrative that makes it difficult to stop reading.  In part, I suspect, readers may be drawn on by an almost irresistible desire to learn how much further the author is willing to go. Set […]

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Another Holiday Gift for Readers

Posted by mcm0704 on December 15, 2010 |

Continuing my suggestions of good books to buy for Holiday gifts, I want to recommend books by Raymond Atkins. I read The Front Porch Prophet two years ago, and last year read Sorrow Wood Both excellent books. The Front Porch Prophet  by Raymond L. AtkinsISBN: 978-1933836386Publisher: Medallion PressDate of publish: July 1, 2008Pages: 400S.R.P.: $25.95 […]

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Trading Places

Posted by mcm0704 on December 8, 2010 |

L.J. Sellers is my guest today. We decided to do something fun and trade places for a day, so I am guesting on her BLOG today. I hope you enjoy what she has to say today, and please do check out her books. She writes some terrific mystery/suspense. What Makes Me Keep ReadingI recently posted […]

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Book Review-The Kingdom Where Nobody Dies by Kathleen Hills

Posted by mcm0704 on December 5, 2010 |

The Kingdom Where Nobody Diesby Kathleen HillsPoisoned Pen Press, January 2008hard cover,316 pagesISBN: 978-1-59058-476-7 The author of this novel has a strong background in rural America, particularly in the Upper Midwest. It shows in many of the nuances that affect the progress of this story. The novel is replete with icons of small towns, some […]

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Book Review – Fly by Wire by Ward Larsen

Posted by mcm0704 on November 28, 2010 |

 Thanks once more to Carl Brookins for sharing another review with us here. Fly By Wireby Ward LarsenISBN: 978-1-933515-86-1Hard Cover, 301 pgs.,Published by Oceanview Press, 2010 An unusual and fresh plot device blends world finance, international espionage, religious zealotry and cutting edge aviation technology in a fine and mostly fast-paced thriller. It is clear that […]

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Book Review – Too Many Clients by David Walker

Posted by mcm0704 on November 14, 2010 |

 Thanks again to Carl Brookins for providing another review. If the FTC is watching this blog, my disclaimer is that I have not received this book, or read this book, or had any monetary gain from posting this review. I might read the book, as it does sound interesting. If so, I will purchase it […]

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Excerpt From A New Mystery – Open Season

Posted by mcm0704 on November 8, 2010 |

Here is more from my upcoming release, Open Season. I hope you enjoy getting to know more about Sarah, one of the central characters…. Sarah stirred her drink with the plastic straw, the ice clinking against the glass. She tried to remember if it was her fourth or fifth Rob Roy. Not being sure was […]

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