Character on the Couch: Sybil Ingram

Today I’m thrilled to have Amanda Dewees and her heroine Sybil Ingram visiting my couch. It’s rare that when I read the first book in a series, I go straight to the second one, but I had to in this case. Sybil’s first book, Nocturne for a Widow, had the best combination of mystery and … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Sybil Ingram

Random Reading – Genre-bending suspense

I have a problem. I know too many authors, which means it’s hard for me to keep up with their books. So, apologies to Sally Kilpatrick and Susan Crawford for the delay in my reading and/or reviewing your new releases. Besides being written by authors I admire both personally and professionally, these two books have … Continue reading Random Reading – Genre-bending suspense

Characters on the Couch: Viola Carr’s Lizzie and Eliza

It’s often said that we authors have voices in our heads. Viola Carr has voices with their own voices. She’s currently in the midst of the very clever Electric Empire steampunk series. The second, The Devious Dr. Jekyll, came out Tuesday.   THE DIABOLICAL MISS HYDE Magic, mystery, and romance mix in this edgy steampunk … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Viola Carr’s Lizzie and Eliza

Book Review: The First Excellence by Donna Carrick

It’s hard to write, finish, and revise a book, and it takes courage and money to get it out there if the author wants to take the self-published route. Readers who are interested in self-published books but who don’t want to waste their time on low-quality ones need a place to go for reviews. My … Continue reading Book Review: The First Excellence by Donna Carrick

Friday Flash Fiction: S.O.B.

Now that Always a Bridesmaid is over, I’m going to return to self-contained stories for my Friday Flash contributions. I’ll be starting a new serial for The Penny Dreadful within the next month once I get some groundwork laid, but I plan to keep the serial separate from Friday Flash. Stay tuned! I’ve never written … Continue reading Friday Flash Fiction: S.O.B.