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Among the Living (PsyCop, #1)
Writing tidbit: I was initially going to make Vic more dramatically paranormal. First idea was he could be a genie who wasn't allowed to do wishes for ...more
May 05, 2005
Sep 29, 2009
Camp Hell (PsyCop, #5)
Writing tidbit: I didn't know who was ratting on Vic to the FPMP until I was about 2/3 of the way through the book. The character it turns out to be w ...more
Sep 2008
Sep 29, 2009
Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3)
I loved aspects of this story and hated others. I adored the magic, the description of how power worked, how Harry created his spells. I also loved ho ...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
The Dark Tide (Adrien English Mystery, #5)
I gobbled the book down all in one day. I'm sure I'll need to re-read the series from the beginning to appreciate all the arcs. The ending felt very s ...more
Dec 22, 2009
Dec 23, 2009
Tigers and Devils (Tigers and Devils #1)
I find it ironic that I just told someone two days ago, "There's nothing in the world I care less about than sports," and then I proceeded to get comp ...more
Oct 24, 2009
Oct 23, 2009
King Perry (The Lost and Founds, #1)
This novel grabbed me by the brain and didn’t let go. But although it was stunningly smart, it wasn’t a dry, cerebral read by any stretch. It grabbed ...more
Nov 02, 2013
Nov 02, 2013
Magic Mansion
I'm stunned this massive novel has come to fruition so quickly, but here it is: Magic Mansion, the reality show where the serial readers actually got ...more
Apr 11, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
The Magpie Lord (A Charm of Magpies, #1)
I’m not a big fan of historicals, because they usually contain too much description for my taste and I find the dialog hard to connect with. But a dea ...more
May 02, 2014
May 04, 2014
Into the Bermuda Triangle (Turbulence, #1)
Although the term "Bermuda Triangle" was coined in the sixties, the phrase is a total seventies throwback for me. In a good way. It's one of those mys ...more
May 12, 2012
May 12, 2012
Elixir (Sweet Oblivion, #5)
This one was murder to write. It's the last of the Sweet Oblivion series and I've grown really attached to these characters.

Parting is such sweet sorr
Oct 2009
Oct 01, 2009
The Tourist
This book takes point-of-view and turns it on its head! The story is narrated by the tourist, Ace--a spirit who can vacation inside the minds and bodi ...more
Mar 2011
Mar 07, 2011
Body and Soul (PsyCop, #3)
I'm so excited to be re-issuing this book. My favorite scene is when they discover who's behind all the disappearances, and they don't really know wha ...more
Oct 2009
Oct 14, 2009
Spook Squad (PsyCop, #7)
Spook Squad is now available at JCP Books in Mobi, ePub and PDF, and at Amazon for Kindle, and B&N for Nook. Paperback is in process.
Aug 30, 2013
Aug 30, 2013
The Hum and the Shiver (Tufa, #1)
I was lucky enough to score an advance copy of this novel, and once I picked it up, I couldn’t put it down until it was finished…and even now, I can’t ...more
Jun 17, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
The Persistence of Memory (Mnevermind, #1)
This new series is set in an alternate reality Madison, WI. It focuses on families and work and normal day-to-day stuff...with a dreamy twist. Daniel ...more
May 03, 2012
May 03, 2012
Turbulence Collection
The Turbulence Collection will release on 2/15/2013, the same day as the final episode of the series, Turbulence #8: Final Boarding.

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Feb 03, 2013
Criss Cross (PsyCop, #2)
Writing tidbit: a whole lot happened in this novella! Sometimes when I'm working on the series and I wonder when something happened, it's usually Cris ...more
Dec 2006
Sep 29, 2009
Finger Lickin' Fifteen (Stephanie Plum #15)
**spoiler alert** This wasn’t my favorite Stephanie Plum novel and it’s hard to pinpoint why. The plot and subplots didn’t weave together; there were ...more
Sep 19, 2009
Sep 14, 2009
Tainted (Channeling Morpheus, #4)
**spoiler alert** I love the dark places this story goes, because they’re very subtle dark places. While the other stories have decapitations and huma ...more
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Aug 11, 2012
Revision & Self-Editing: Techniques for Transforming Your First Draft Into a Finished Novel
Since Mr. Bell’s earlier writing book, Plot and Structure, is one of my all-time favorites, and since I’m currently in the midst of a huge revision of ...more
Nov 21, 2010
Nov 22, 2010
Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1)
This story was hilarious! I was laughing out loud at several points and probably scared the cats. Readers who’ve heard of Ms. Evanovich but were daunt ...more
Nov 29, 2010
Dec 01, 2010
White Cat (Curse Workers, #1)
Magic is real--and magical talents can be tested for and quantified. The talent runs in families, and Cassel comes from a curse worker family, only he ...more
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 25, 2012
Body Art
I really enjoyed re-visiting this novella for the re-release. The artist Anton Kopec is one of those characters that really stuck with me even though ...more
Dec 07, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
GhosTV (PsyCop, #6)
Feb 24, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
Manikin (Channeling Morpheus, #3)
**spoiler alert** About this Story
My goodness, the first appearance of Big Red! I loved that van. For me it was just as much a character in the series
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Aug 11, 2012
Black Out
I think, initially, I wanted to be persnickety about some things like character voice (a trailer trash girl with a GED who uses whom/whomever in speec ...more
Sep 25, 2009
Sep 22, 2009
Wicked Cool
I flew through Wicked Cool in a couple of readings, which is unusual for me in a story that doesn’t have paranormal elements. While I’d classify it mo ...more
Oct 18, 2010
Oct 20, 2010
Snowball in Hell (Doyle and Spain, #1)
Snowball in Hell is an m/m mystery set in WWII wartime California. I loved the historical aspects. They felt authentic without being explained, or ove ...more
Sep 08, 2009
Sep 08, 2009
Halloween is my favorite holiday. I love writing a special book for each Halloween. And so with this story, I gathered up all the elements for what I ...more
Oct 14, 2009
Oct 14, 2009
Vertigo (Channeling Morpheus,  #2)
**spoiler alert** About this Story
Wild Bill—what a character. I never had any plans to write from his point of view. It just happened that way.

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Aug 11, 2012
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