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A REVIEW FROM MY COMMUTE: The Dead Hour – Denise Mina #Crime #Mystery #Scotland

So what book will I be reviewing for you today? The Dead Hour Denise Mina Paddy Meehan returns in Denise Mina’s most powerful mystery yet, nominated for a 2007 Edgar Award. When journalist Paddy Meehan investigates a domestic dispute, the well-dressed man who answers the door assures her the blonde in the shadows behind him… Continue reading A REVIEW FROM MY COMMUTE: The Dead Hour – Denise Mina #Crime #Mystery #Scotland

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A REVIEW FROM MY COMMUTE: Field of Blood – Denise Mina #Crime #Mystery #Scotland

So in keeping with my promise to get these reviews out to the world at large, I’m back with another installment of A Review from my Commute. Today I’ll be sharing with you my thoughts on: Field of Blood Denise Mina Here’s the synopsis so that you’ve got a little context… A sensational murder provides… Continue reading A REVIEW FROM MY COMMUTE: Field of Blood – Denise Mina #Crime #Mystery #Scotland

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BLOG TOUR: Dragon Born by @ElaLourenco | #YA #Fantasy

Thank you for stopping by The FlipSide today. I have a special treat for you in the form of an interview with Ela Lourenco, author of the YA Fantasy book Dragon Born. If you’re not yet acquainted with Ela, let’s take a few moments to get to know her… Ela Lourenco lives in Scotland with… Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Dragon Born by @ElaLourenco | #YA #Fantasy

A Monday for Anything · News from Small Indie Publishers · Publishing Industry/News

A Monday for Anything: Two Open Submissions at Sirens Call Publications!

Sirens Call Publications is now accepting submissions for: Out of Phase: Tales of Sci-Fi Horror Very simply, for this collection of short stories, we are looking for Science Fiction Horror. We don’t care if that means mutation, creation, invention, machinery gone awry, or space and or time travel. But it must be Science Fiction, and… Continue reading A Monday for Anything: Two Open Submissions at Sirens Call Publications!

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Wicked Women Writers Challenge 2013

I’m one of the Wicked Women Writers for the 2013 contest and today at 12pm MST you can all listen to the podcast of all of the contestants on HorrorAddicts.net! I would love for you all to listen in and vote for me should you think my story is the best. You will also be… Continue reading Wicked Women Writers Challenge 2013

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A Sign of Trends to Come?

Today I read an article in The New York Times that has me wondering if traditional publishing is truly on the decline. I don’t think it will ever go away, but if what is said in the article is true, traditional houses are focusing less of their money on marketing. What does that mean for the traditionally… Continue reading A Sign of Trends to Come?