Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series about the unprecedented dependence Americans have on their federal government. The first story shows how the food-stamp program has doubled under President Obama, as it did under President George W. Bush. The second story reports the strain on the w...
One of the most striking aspects of America’s founding is how many men of such great quality joined in the enterprise. They were men of different talents, different temperaments, different classes, different places. And thus they fitted together almost perfectly, certainly better than some of the...Read more of this blog post »
No-one can object to the pharmaceutical companies making profits. Surely that’s the aim of all companies – to make profits. But how much is too much? We ask that very question in our new release book MEDICAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: The $ickness Industry, Big Pharma and Suppressed Cures .
Excerp...Read more of this blog post »
OCCUPATION: Domestic Cat
CANON: Deviant Art Role-Plays
This question is strictly for people who currently have or used to have a Deviant Art account. When you have a lengthy conversation with a fellow member and that member has a sweet disposition, do you oftentimes find yourself... Read more of this blog post »
Caucasian doctor from anywhere appears by your side to diagnose an unnoticed fleshly protuberanc... Read more of this blog post »
We all know bare breasts make men go a little gaga. Now we learn, bare legs can drive them to murder.
It was a warm evening in June and two girls slipped into their short skirtsand low-heeled shoes. Both hairdressers working in the same salon, the girls styled each other’s hair, put on make-up, th...Read more of this blog post »
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Against the Grain by Charlie Cochet
This is the 5th instalment in Ms Cochet's THIRDS series. If you haven't read them yet, please do! One of the best shifter series out there. Seriously addicting.
As the fiercest Defense Age... Read more of this blog post »
Here in the US we're all celebrating the 4th of July with summer fun events...cookouts, days at the lake, and for me that means....lots of reading.
For those of you that don't know, my original series is about a military-oriented family, the Robertson's. And on this weekend when we... Read more of this blog post »
So, many of you may have noticed I haven't posted to this blog in a long while. I feel like I owe you an explanation for my absence. If you've been waiting for my next post, my apologies it's taken so long. I've been busy, spending every free moment I have working on Book 3 (more or less, admitte... Read more of this blog post »
Many thanks to everyone who entered the Queen of Fire giveaway. Also thanks for the all the kind comments in the emails and apologies for not being able to respond to everyone individually. Without further ado, the randomly selected winners are:
1st place: Jared Pannell, winning a signed, lined an...Read more of this blog post »
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Hello all! Welcome to the cover reveal event for Against The Grain, the fifth book in the THIRDS series.
It releases on August 3, 2015, published by Dreamspinner Press.
As the fiercest Defense Agent at the THIRDS, Destructive Delt...Read more of this blog post »
J.A. Jance with Bill Farley of the Seattle Mystery Bookstore, December 21, 2013.
I’ve just spent eight hours of my life signing tip-in sheets for Dance of the Bones. What that means is, the publisher sent 3200 title pages to autograph. It took eight hours total—six yesterday and two today. I wor...Read more of this blog post »
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Από το 2012 κι ύστερα, οι εκλογές που γίνονται σ' αυτή τη χώρα είναι υπέροχες. Θαυμάσιες. Για πρώτη φορά στην ιστορία της Γ' Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας -ίσως για πρώτη φορά γενικότερα-, οι Έλληνες πολίτες ψηφίζουν τόσο ελεύθερα και ανεμπόδιστα σύμφωνα με ό,τι υπάρχει μέσα στο κεφάλι τους. Έτσι ολόκ...Read more of this blog post »
WE HAVE A PRESENT FOR YOU!
As if celebrating Independence Day isn’t amazing enough, we have a special surprise for you. QUEEN OF TOMORROW by Sherry D. Ficklin released early! That’s right, the highly anticipated sequel that USA Today calls a “Must read romance,” is available at...Read more of this blog post »
Yes. This is my first time writing in 3 months. Let’s not pretend like I don’t disappear for long stretches.
Why have I been so busy? My babies graduated.
Two years ago, I began teaching English and History at Environmental Charter. (I always pretend like I wasn’t a History teacher because I hate t...Read more of this blog post »
Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 | Posted by Fletcher Vredenburgh
"I’m happy to report that with all that buildup, it’s a terrific bunch of stories...
The stories, and there are seventeen of them, are presented chronologically — well, the ones set in the real w...Read more of this blog post »
This weekend, as we celebrate the founding of our great nation, I want to encourage you to pray for our country. Not just a hit-0r-miss, occasional prayer, but consistent, concentrated prayer. Not for political agendas, but for people.
To this end, my dear friend Lisa Holmes and I have been meet...Read more of this blog post »
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Now available on Kindle for FREE until 6 July
So, this morning I had what you might call a moment of intense panic.
I always do, before publishing or running a promotion. I spend days poring over everything, trying to fix all the problems, streamlining things, and generally pulling my beard ou...
If you’re like most people, you struggle at times to get into a creative flow. You sit with fingers poised over the keyboard and nothing happens. You chew on your nails, pace, or get a cup of coffee, but no rational ideas pop into your head. Some people can generate ideas anytime anywhere, but mo...Read more of this blog post »
Grand Prize - One (1) Set of Autographed 11.7 x 16.5 Framed Prints & $50 Amazon Gift CardTwo (2) Sets of Autographed 8.5 x 11 Framed Prints & Two (2) $25 Amazon Gift Card3 Signed Copies (US Only) - Outlaw Hearts & Do Not Forsake Me3 e-Book (International) - Outlaw Hearts... Read more of this blog post »
The first chapter of Veiled is now up on this site in extract form! You can read it here.
Back in the UK after several weeks of travel. I’m dealing with various non-writing things, and in the meantime I’m working on the edits for Burned and figuring out plans for Alex Verus #8.Read more of this blog post »
Where do stories come from? One of my favorite topics when speaking to readers is where writers get their ideas and how to turn ideas into stories.
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Watching TV can be terrible. It’s so easy to do, and you don’t realize that time is slipping through your fingers. Sometimes going on Facebook is like that too. But for the most part, watching TV can really hurt you, when you think about what productive things you could have been doing.
So here ar...Read more of this blog post »
There’s nothing worse for a writer than missing a deadline. For Griffin Montgomery, his failure to do what he loves comes at a blow. He didn’t understand how it was affecting his life until his well-meaning family intercedes. His sisters have hired h...Read more of this blog post »
Reddit is in flames. I can only see one way out of it that preserves the site’s unique value.
I say this as an old man who loves Reddit despite being way outside its main demographic. Of course there are outrageously objectionable subreddits—topical discussion boards—but you don’t have to visit th...Read more of this blog post »
“Here’s where we add the “arguably not metal” disclaimer. Locrian have
long occupied a peculiar space in extreme music, their innovative and
avant garde sound having roots in noise, industrial, dark ambient and
shoegaze. But it’s definitely he...
I encourage you to read through this great post by Kevin DeYoung, then consider sharing it. I also highly recommend Kevin's recent excellent book What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality?
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40 Questions for Christians Now Waving Rainbow Flags
For evangelicals who lament last Friday’s Su...
This is a Celebration by my good friend and author blogger,Nikita Jonhri. I’m in it, and lots of my favorite authors are too, so you know it’s going to be good! The contest lasts the month of July so you have plenty of chances to win! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...Read more of this blog post »
Good luck! And, as always, please contact me directly if you'd like a PDF for free.
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Tomorrow is our wedding anniversary and that means that Victor and I havebeen married for 19 years.
15 years was giant metal chickens and I think 17 years was when I rented thatsloth and a tiny kangaroo to surprise Victor in our living room (he was very surprised) but I didn’t know what to do for...Read more of this blog post »
All good questions, and the answers are: sometimes, if you're diligent, and sorry, wish I did. But for those who are out there searching, or who have a group that may not be functio... Read more of this blog post »
YAY!! It's FriYAY!!! Congratulations winners!! YOU have one week to claim your prize by emailing me through my contact page on my website.
Monday's winner of the garden fun pack: Mary Richardson
Tasty Tuesday Winner: Peggy and roman holiday cocktail!
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CAN A SINGLE MEMORY SAVE THE LIFE OF SOMEONE YOU LOVE?
Annie Doyle believes the answer is yes, but will she find it in time?
Fifty years of memories are hidden in the walls of the loft. Now Ophelia Browne is l...Read more of this blog post »
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