Category Archives: Book

SNOWBOUND vs. QUARANTINED – Author J. L. Greger

My guest author today, J. L. Greger,  is a fellow member of the Public Safety Writers Association and also a  friend and author. She is a triple threat, being a scientist, research administrator and novelist. Her new book The Flu is … Continue reading

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READ AN EXCERPT FROM “SNOW ANGEL”

CHAPTER 4 Max will be going on duty at six o’clock PM. and won’t get off until six o’clock in the morning.  This routine crops up three times a year when each division has one detective on that shift, making … Continue reading

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WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING AN AUTHOR

The thing I love most about being an author is not the long hours we have to spend at the computer writing/rewriting/editing. It isn’t the marketing we must do constantly or the months it takes from the time a publisher … Continue reading

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SNOW ANGEL IS AVAILABLE NOW!

BREAKING NEWS My newest novel SNOW ANGEL is now available as a paperback on Amazon.com at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/193843644X. The Kindle version is found at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CMGWQXL  In this second Detective Max Richards book, he and his sister inherit their mother’s estate and find … Continue reading

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MARIE’S STORY BY COLLEEN BIXLER

IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH, TILL DEATH DO US PART My friend of 30+ years, Colleen Bixler,  just released a Kindle book on Amazon.com  called “Marie’s Story”. The subtitle is “My Mother’s Diary of her Journey With My Dad Through … Continue reading

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TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE (SHAKESPEARE)

As writers/authors, one of the most difficult lessons we have to learn is to not allow anyone else to change our “voice”. Once you’ve been published and people like your book(s), you pretty much know you can write. Now you … Continue reading

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THE END IS NEAR

Yes, it’s true and I thought it would never be here. Like many prisoners, I am actually crossing the days off on the tiny calendar that sits in front of my computer monitor. Will my husband get to return to … Continue reading

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GOT THEM OLE TIME-CHANGE BLUES

Welcome to doing everything in your life an hour before you want to. Even though I’m not a drinker, except for a glass of wine with dinner, I feel like I have a bad hangover today.  And to cap things … Continue reading

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What’s Your Writing Style?

Here I sit in the midst of writing my third book, SNOW ANGEL, my second fiction novel and sequel to FOOTPRINTS IN THE FROST.  Trust me, with all the rest of life that takes so much time, this has been … Continue reading

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MEET AUTHOR JOHN M. WILLS AND HIS LATEST BOOK “STORM”

Today I am honored to host my friend and prolific author, John M. Wills, to introduce his latest fiction novel STORM.  I’ve read the book and found it to be outstanding.  I especially love his cover –  perfect fit for … Continue reading

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