INTERVIEW WITH BETH KENDRICK

  IN DOG WE TRUST by Beth Kendrick says it all with the title.  This fun-loving book is a must read for all dog lovers and those that want smiles on their faces.  In addition, readers get an interesting mystery where greed is the antagonist. The story is enjoyable, amusing, and entertaining. The plot takes place in the Delaware seaside quirky quaint town of Black Dog Bay. It has become well-known for being the “best place in America to bounce back from your breakup.” Charming seaside diners, boutiques, bakeries, and a bed and breakfast capitalized by having names of “Home to Better Off Bed-and-Breakfast, the Eat Your Heart Out bakery, the...

BEHIND THE BOOK – S.A. Cosby

SO, WHO THE HELL IS S.A. COSBY AND WHAT IS MY DARKEST PRAYER?   Those of you who know Dan Malmon know he is a kind-hearted, genial man of refined taste and … Hahaha I’m sorry I thought I could say that with a straight face. Just kidding Dan. Dan has graciously asked me to write a little missive about myself and my upcoming novel. Who am I you may ask? Well, I’m S.A. Cosby. And my upcoming novel is called MY DARKEST PRAYER.     A little about me. I am a writer from the hills of Southeastern Virginia. I’ve held many jobs from which I have been fired many times. At various points in my life I have been: A construction worker. A bouncer. A...

BOOK REVIEW: HALF OF WHAT YOU HEAR

Half of What You hear Kristyn Kusek Lewis Harper Paperbacks Dec 31st, 2018 Half of What You Hear by Kristyn Kusek Lewis highlights living in a small town. Moving to her husband’s place of birth, Beth Warner must navigate the many scandals and secrets that make Washington DC look like an honorable place. Lewis noted, “My last two books were more internal stories where readers are able to get inside the characters’ heads.  This is more dynamic, about a small town. I have some knowledge of the South since my mom is from North Carolina, my husband and I lived there for awhile, and I have a lot of family distributed throughout the region.” Bess...

INTERVIEW WITH STEPHANIE BLACKMOORE

Gown With The Wind (A Wedding Planner Mystery Book 4) Stephanie Blackmoore Kensington Pub. Dec. 18th, 2018 Gown With The Wind By Stephanie Blackmoore is a parody of the classic movie Gone With The Wind. It has the famous line of “As G-d is my witness,” characters that have similar personalities, and names to match. Readers will have fun with the comparisons and might even be interested in viewing the timeless masterpiece movie. As with the film, the book storyline has a murder, attempted murder, vandalism, and even arson. This is all happening during the planning of the wedding of Keith Pierce and Becca Cunningham. They have asked Keith’s...

INTERVIEW WITH JEFF ABBOTT

THE THREE BETHS by Jeff Abbott is a psychological thriller that explores family dynamics. The story of missing loved ones grabs at the readers, sparking curiosity. Readers are drawn into the story, feeling empathy for the characters. The plot unfolds with the touching thoughts of Mariah, “My mom would never leave me.” Beth Dunning, Mariah’s mom has disappeared without a trace and has been missing for a year. The police chief, Dennis Broussard, who once had feelings for Beth, suspects Mariah’s dad, Craig. Broussard has tunnel vision since there is no body and no physical evidence linking Craig to the supposed murder. Mariah feels compelled...

The Best Way to Bring In The New Year

If you have the pleasure of following S.J. Rozan on Facebook or Instagram, and doing so because you have read any number of her brilliant books, you know she is a photographer with a fantastic eye.    I’ve been a photographer all my life. After writing, photography is my second love, except on bad writing days when it’s my first love. (On really bad writing days, it’s my first and second loves.) A number of years ago, I started making calendars. Sometimes they have themes: accordions (I love them, too) or flowers, etc. My 2019 calendar has no theme, just a group of photos — all but one taken in NYC — that I got...