Mother-love is a complex thing. Our relationship with our mother is the most fundamental and determining relationship most of us will ever have, whether we like it or not. It can be a force for good or… not. Its repercussions may be felt throughout life and sometimes, persist eve... Read more of this blog post »
She rolled over and peppered me with more ques-tions about Sharon Turner. Specifically, about an affair. At first, I thought she was joking. I mean, me having an affair? The day that’d happen would be the same day the devil’d shiver... Read more of this blog post »
It is the love story that started it all.
Deep in the forest, Broderick Devereaux found her so unexpectedly and was instantly mesmerized.
He was the dark, handsome stranger Elise Munro drea... Read more of this blog post »
Since release day, I've had trouble with Amazon not liking the cover, stating it's "violent" and against their terms of service. I told them it's a guy with his shirt over his head.... Read more of this blog post »
Happy first day of Autumn!
And Happy Reading!! Read more of this blog post »
I am Martin, I publish poetry under M J P Ryan, and other names with some less mainstream subjects, but this is not the blog for... Read more of this blog post »
Working on this project has been an excellent learning experience for me and a great path to expanding my network! The new writers I've met have provided a wonderfu... Read more of this blog post »
Goodreads is a web-based networking site for readers and book recommendations. Founded in January 2007, the primary mission of the Goodreads site is to help people find and share the books they love. Goodreads is now owned by Amazon and is linked seamlessly to the books people buy and want to rea...Read more of this blog post »
The author with a debut novel is faced with many challenges. It takes a lot of time and effort to take the initial idea and make it into a full and rounded story at the other end of the writing process to present it to readers as a book.
Yes, writing is hard work, but it’s also enjoyable... Read more of this blog post »
So, Some announcements:
The next story to be released will not be in the Boys of Gl... Read more of this blog post »
As I am sat on 39 reviews I ave done a Amazon giveaway if you want to see if Amazon pics you as the winner.
If not I have Room 119 on a countdown deal were the book is $0.99 in the USA until tis this Thursday
https://... Read more of this blog post »
Okay, misleading blog title; Halcyon Park is not actually a big enough deal to merit a full art book. Sadly.
However much of the imagery featured in the novel does come from art developed during the early outlining stages. Recently, with the opening of Halcyon Park's official Facebook page, I've... Read more of this blog post »
The narrator, Jennifer Jill Araya, did a stellar job.
• had an appealing voice
• portrayed the frailty of my protagonist (a journalist named Laura Holland)
• varied her voice for the lead male character (a young, blac... Read more of this blog post »
My first book, Born to the Flame: La Casa Monte was written about the forest firefighting experience. It is written about expe... Read more of this blog post »
Well, I wish I could write them as fast as... Read more of this blog post »
And as always, a huge thank you to all my readers, beta readers, editor, and all my author friends. Writing Valkyrie has been quite the adventure!
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My mystery-thriller OUT AND IN is FREE on Kindle this weekend, 9/22 through 9/24. Check it out. I'd greatly appreciate your leaving star ratings on both Amazon and Goodreads. Here's the direct link to Kindle.
This novel had solid four-star editorial reviews lately through the Lone Star... Read more of this blog post »
Here's a preview of the book cover for The Nogud Legacy, Book 3, The Woodsman.
I expect publication in about 8 to 10 days. If all goes well.
I like this story. We learn more about Joshua's background and family. But, it's all leading up to Book 5, The Warrior. Book 5 isn't the end, it just has more... Read more of this blog post »
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Today is the anniversary of the Long-Expected Party celebrating the
eleventy-first birthday of Bilbo Baggins and the coming of age of Frodo
Baggins in The Lord of the Rings. It was on this day that Bilbo
gave his infamous birthday speech, saying “I don’t know half of you half
I will be doing a reading and signing at Dreamhaven Books & Comics here in Minneapolis at 6:30 PM this coming Wednesday, Sept. 26.
https://www.facebook.com/ev... Read more of this blog post »
Her brother’s t... Read more of this blog post »
I am sure He was calling to me even before I recognized His voice or my need to respond. That's the way it is with Holiness... Read more of this blog post »
He hopes to settle the best third of his kingdom on his youngest daughter, Cordelia, knowing very well that she loves him more than Goneril or Regan, and hoping he can depend on her l... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
'Irène' (originally 'Travail Soigné') is Pierre Lemaitre's debut novel and the first to feature Commandant Camille Verhœven. It is a dark and brutal novel, following Verhœven's investigation into multiple murders committed by a killer who becomes kn... Read more of this blog post »
How do you mend a broken heart when you are your own worst enemy? Melissa is lost and hasn’t the first... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Full disclosure, I’m a sap for British Cop shows. Midsummer Murders, Endeavour, Inspector Morse, I love them, so Mr. Lee has managed to hit my sweet spot for entertainment. That said, this is a fantastic story and I think I’d highly recommend it...Read more of this blog post »
A friend, married for 48 years, says there is
The relationships of couples are an effective embodiment of the precariousness of our lives. If we meet someone we haven’t seen for several months, we hesitate to say: “Tell Franco hello from me.” It’s better to find out first, through circumspect ques...Read more of this blog post »
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