Gifting? Keep It Personal

Need to finish your shopping? Signed mystery novels make fun, *personalized* stocking stuffers & hostess gifts! A good book is also longer-lasting (and more affordable) than a  good bottle of wine. So join best-selling Sugar Land Mystery series author Stephanie Jaye Evans, me & my talented fellow Women of Mystery at our holiday Q and […]

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Diverse Books Open Minds

A fabulous, chatty, funny, energetic, little girl in my life is turning six. Let’s call her Cousin Giggly. I went looking for a book or two for her and wondered what she already had on her shelf. And what might be new or different for her. From Twitter, (yes, every once in a while, Twitter […]

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The Colors of Suspense

Catching up With Horror/Science Fiction Writer and colorful crafter Lani Longshore…. Hi, Lani. Your work is truly original. But everyone has their influences. Which mystery, thriller, suspense or horror writer has had the most influence upon you? In brief, why? Every author I read influences me in some way, but let’s start with first ones […]

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In Character – A Blog Hop

  Meet Anna Sterling. Anna is a hardworking, loyal, unmarried woman doing what it takes to help provide for her working class family in 1919. My ideas about Anna, her time, and a stranger-than-fiction historical rarity grew into my story “Bitter Sweets.” I will be discussing Anna today in my section of a character-centered blog […]

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