For those of you who have Facebook, here’s the event page for the Albion Fire Department’s 125th anniversary celebration on July 20th:
This will also be the first book signing for my history of the department, Smoky Days and Sleepless Nights. I haven’t decided yet whether to do a separate events page for the signing, but…Continue
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Smoky Days and Sleepless Nights has been formatted, and a proof copy is on the way! If all goes well, by this time next week we’ll be ready to order a print run. Then: time to get everyone to come to our first book signing, at the Albion Fire Department’s 125th anniversary celebration July 20th.
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Essentially Yours - A Tall Pine Mystery - Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; Think With Your Taste Buds, A Book and…Continue
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Missing Clayton – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; Think With Your Taste Buds; A Book and A Dish
Clayton awoke to shivers running up and down his…
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Fiji is a spellbinding novel of adventure, cultural misunderstandings, religious conflict and sexual tension set in one of the most exotic and isolated places on earth. As the pharaohs of ancient Egypt build their mighty pyramids, and Chinese civilization evolves under the Shang Dynasty, adventurous seafarers from South East Asia begin to settle the far-flung islands of the South Pacific. The exotic archipelago of Fiji is one of the last island groups to be discovered and will remain hidden…Continue
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Finished line edits for Smoky Days and Sleepless Nights. Emily has formatted the manuscript and readied the photos, now it’s time for me to fit them in – one step closer!
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Dark magic…dark passions….
When Rowena is abducted from Arizona and taken back to medieval Land’s End, one thing is clear: she must learn to control her powers of magic. It isn’t easy being a modern girl in an archaic land, and when Rowena accidently conjures up a Roman Legion in…Continue
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Reviewed by: Suzanne Gattis, Pacific Book Review
Packed with both mystery and romance, conspiracy and emotion, with story lines centered on the polar opposites of horses and the Mexican drug cartel, this award-winning romantic mystery novel is a thrill throughout to read. Bev Pettersen’s Horses and Heroin, while based off the classic tale with the male detective lead and the romantic love interest, is filled with just enough twists and turns to set it apart from…Continue
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“James’ entry into Sahel’s life had at the very least unleashed an ability to communicate with those living on other levels of life. Through holding…Continue
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK
One thing I find interesting about history is the way things come together in unexpected ways.
Yes, I find history interesting. That hasn’t done me much good – I always seemed doomed to repeat myself, anyway – but as spending time goes it beats the heck out of smoking pot, watching grass grow (the other grass, not pot), or a scintillating episode of “Water Polo With The C-List Celebrities”.
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Well in the latest Nook News - PubIt! by Barnes and Noble, I received this in my e-mail since I am a publisher through PubIt!
Over the past two and a half years, our working partnership has made PubIt! a resounding success. Because of PubIt! publishers like you, we've been able to offer millions of NOOK® customers…
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Simon and Schuster July 2010
From my personal library
Rating: 5 of 5 - sheer perfection
Have you ever smelled the magnolias, tasted the gumbo, seen the Spanish moss strung like Christmas garlands in the live oaks, heard the rain play on a tin…Continue
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by Antoinette van Heugten
Submitted by Phoenix and Phoenix
Have you ever wondered how far you would go to save your child?
Danielle Parkman is an up-and-coming litigator in a New York law firm which expects much from her. She…
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Anchor 352 pgs
From my personal library
Rating: 5 - Sheer Perfection
Goon = Time
And in the immortal lyrics of Don McLean's American Pie: Can music save your mortal soul?
A Visit From the Goon Squad says yes it can. Visiting the present and the past and back again, this infuriating and lovely novel is about the ravages of time and how it affects a cast of characters whose lives…Continue
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By Keith Richards
Back Bay Books 576 pgs
From my library
Rating: 5 - Sheer Perfection
Full disclosure: I am hopelessly in love with Keith Richards
OK, now that you know that I'd like to talk about rock and roll for a minute. Rock and roll is a force of nature. It can and does work radical change on every culture it touches. Remember back in the day when parents were horrified by it and teachers warned of a break down…Continue
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By James Lee Burke
Simon and Schuster 463 pgs
Rating - Read This!
James Lee Burke is one of my top five authors. By my best accounting he has written 31 books. He is probably best known for the Dave Robicheaux novels that follow the life and times of a deputy sheriff in New…
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