She had her entire life planned until the Great War began and everything changed. Hettie Steward is feisty, educated, ambitious and stubborn. When the Great War begins a few months into their marriage, Hettie’s husband enlists and persuades her to join the Canadian Army Nursing Service and follow him overseas. Soon tragedy strikes, and Hettie is faced with a choice. ... [Read More...]
The Chosen weaves human history with the supernatural to create a world in which the gods of old still hold sway. As the gods feel their followers dwindling, they each choose a mortal to carry their power forward through the centuries. This new race of “Chosen” are led by the Aeron family, the Chosen of Jupiter himself. They hold the Sword of the Nine, a relic that’s been given many names throughout its long existence. A surprising turn of events on the night of Nolan Aeron’s birth leav... [Read More...]
A Promise, A Blizzard, and a Secret Wish.
Aiylin Miller is content working for her father in his workshop and secretly composing her music, but the Lord has other plans.
Sebastian Becker is visiting his mother for Christmas with his six-year-old daughter. He promised her a magical holiday, but he has no idea that the blizzard is blowing in more than snow.
Six-year-old Tinley has a plan. With some help from her Grandmother and a magical lantern all her wishes are about to come true. $0.99 on Kin... [Read More...]
If you’re a mystery, thriller, spy or crime fiction author you’ve probably looked for blogs, at some point, that are willing to review your book. Mystery blogs not only offer editorial reviews, but they can also publish your guest posts, or even interview you. Getting your book reviewed by a good blog is just one piece in the larger book promotion process. But it’s an important piece because avid readers in the mystery genre converge on blogs to find and discover new books.
After sle... [Read More...]
As the days become shorter and colder this winter, it’s the
perfect time to curl up with a cup of hot cocoa and a great book.
With familiar characters, quaint settings, and a happy ending every
time, you can escape from the busy holiday season with the perfect
cozy mystery novel.
Elements of Cozy Mysteries
Cozy mysteries, a sub-genre of the mystery genre, are well-named
due to their common
tropes and themes. In a cozy mystery, the protagonist is usually
an am... [Read More...]
New York Times bestselling author Blake Crouch excitedly told one writer that, “The techno-thriller will become the genre of the 21st Century.” He might not be wrong; techno-thrillers are thriving and selling well around the world, but they’re often mistakenly categorized as different genres. It’s not uncommon for readers, or even literary agents, to classify techno-thriller novels as other genres.
Distinctions Between Science Fiction and Techno-thrillers
Both of these genres have severa... [Read More...]
Although legal thrillers and police procedurals are exciting sub genres in mystery fiction, sometimes readers want a protagonist that isn’t a detective or a member of law enforcement. Amateur sleuth mysteries feature an ordinary protagonist with a relatively normal life who tries to solve a crime that’s typically far out of their realm of knowledge. There’s something endearing about a main character, who has no expertise or experience, investigating and solving crimes before those trained ... [Read More...]