Pet Spotlight: Becky Masterman and Boodle the Bald

Seriously?  You want me to write about my pet instead of crazed killers?  Oh joy. When I married Fred about fifteen years ago he had a black cockapoo named Raven.  He loved that dog so much that my sister commented she was glad we moved across the country to Arizona because she wouldn’t want to be in the same state when it came time for Raven to die.  Sure enough, when Raven passed on Fred took it hard for a year.  Luckily, as an episcopal priest he was busy as interim rector at a church until they found someone full-time.  But then what?  No work.  No dog.   Ever the Fixer, I...

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: WE WERE KILLERS ONCE BY BECKY MASTERMAN Jun07

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: WE WERE KILLERS ONCE B...

WE WERE KILLERS ONCE by Becky Masterman ”Former FBI agent Brigid Quinn, with her trademark toughness, raw humor, and human frailty, is back and better than ever in Masterman’s latest novel. As Quinn is drawn into an infamous cold case with a possible link to the two killers immortalized by Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, she finds danger closing in. A gripping premise, brilliantly executed—you won’t be able to put this one down!”—Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door In 1959, a family of four were brutally murdered in Holcomb, Kansas. Perry Smith and Dick Hickok were convicted and executed for the...

INTERVIEW WITH GARY GROSSMAN AND ED FULLER

Red Hotel (Kensington Hotel Book 1) Gary Grossman and Ed Fuller  Beaufort Books; New edition edition March 19th, 2019 Red Hotel by Gary Grossman and Ed Fuller brings to life, in a thrilling novel, the dangers of soft targets.  Using his past experiences as an overseer of Marriott International’s Global Security Strategy, and now President of the Irvine, California-based Laguna Strategic Advisors, a global consortium that provides business consulting services to corporations and governments, Fuller is able to help create a realistic plot with political thriller writer Grossman. The books opens with Dan Reilly, the Vice President of the...

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: THE HELLFIRE CLUB by JAKE TAPPER May31

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: THE HELLFIRE CLUB by J...

THE HELLFIRE CLUB by Jake Tapper A young Congressman stumbles on the powerful political underworld of 1950’s D.C. in this “potent thriller” (David Baldacci) and New York Times bestseller from CNN correspondent Jake Tapper. Charlie Marder is an unlikely Congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie is struggling to navigate the dangerous waters of 1950s Washington, DC, alongside his young wife Margaret, a zoologist with ambitions of her own. Amid the swirl of glamorous and powerful political leaders and deal makers, a mysterious fatal car accident thrusts...

INTERVIEW WITH WENDY WALKER

The Night Before Wendy Walker St. Martin’s Press May 14th, 2019 The Night Before by Wendy Walker Is a first-class psychological thriller with a lot of twists. Interestingly the premise begins with on-line dating that creates a tension-filled, suspenseful mystery. The plot delves into childhood memories, family relationships, secrets, lies, and betrayals. The story alternates between three time periods.  The day of Laura Lochner’s blind-date, the day after, which has her sister, Rosie Ferro, searching for her, and a few months earlier with Laura in therapy sessions speaking to Dr. Kevin Brody. When Laura does not return home,...