The action of my new Southern gothic horror novel, The Devil Makes Three, kicks off on Indigenous People's Day. And the book officially releases this week, October 14. So I thought now would be a good time to show off a sample chapter. xoxo Lucy Serena had come home to Saxon County two years before … Continue reading A sneak peek at The Devil Makes Three
The third Stella Hart mystery is available now for pre-order from Falstaff Crush. This is the one that takes place in Hollywood in the 1920s, and it's an absolute scream. You'll love it, I promise. Click the cover to ... oh. You want a sample before you're ready to commit. Fine then. Have a look … Continue reading Sneak peek – Chapter 1 of The Baronet Unleashed
Everybody loves free stuff. Some readers love it so much, they’re bankrupting writers by supporting pirate sites. The crazy thing is, it is perfectly possible to get all kinds of great free fiction without bending the rules or pissing off your favorite author. Sites like Prolific Works have shiny, well-produced, absolutely-bug-free E-books from every genre … Continue reading Free E-Books, No Stealing!
Heya Kittens! Since my real life is boring as the summer winds down, I thought y'all might prefer a sneak peek at my current work-in-progress (aka the thing I'm escaping into lately). It's a a true gothic romance set in late-Victorian England, and the heroine is an American heiress doing the husband-hunting tour. And she … Continue reading WIP: The Adventuress and Her Monsters
Just to prove I am still writing things - a snippet from the work-in-progress, a Southern gothic horror novel. Who likes a haunted house? The "he" is Jacob McGuinness, a rich and famous Irish horror writer. The place is an abandoned plantation house that's been abandoned since a mass murder took place there in the … Continue reading WIP: The Devil Makes Three
So in honor of the season, I've written a sequel to my insane zombie western, Dead-sperado, called Cowboys & Krampus. It's available here right now from Amazon, and it starts off something like this: Two days before Christmas, we had been on the run from a bank job for a week and a half. I … Continue reading Cowboys & Krampus – A Christmas Romance
You know how to write a great story, but you still need to fix the damned commas!
Hey kittens, guess what? I have a story in this anthology coming out October 27, 2015 from Mocha Memoirs Press. Doesn't it look awesome? “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” Sherlock Holmes is one of the most recognizable characters in Western literature. Conan Doyle’s inimitable detective has … Continue reading An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Coming October 27!
Like more than 20 million other people, I read e-books on a Kindle, and my favorite genre is romance. A quick search on Amazon for romance titles this morning yielded me 365,065 options to choose from. I know from experience that there are treasures to be found all the way up and down the charts. … Continue reading Because life is too short to read crap
In a recent writers roundtable over at comic and fiction writer Sean H. Taylor's blog (Bad Girls, Good Guys and Two-Fisted Action, and if you're not reading it, you're missing out), we talked about the best and worst advice we've ever received as writers. More than half of us piled on the hate for that … Continue reading In defense of “Write What You Know”