Books, Mystery, writing

Cover Reveal!

I plan to publish this one during the first week of August, but this is what the cover will likely look like. Feel free to drop your thoughts in the comments, I always appreciate feedback. Detective Amaya Lombard is a witch hunter and a damn good one. Hated by the magical because she works with… Read More Cover Reveal!

Mystery, writing

WIP Snippet

#amwriting I’ve been trying to write daily, and… well, I’ve been writing every other day. Since writing and blogging today just wasn’t going to happen, you’re getting a snippet of what I wrote today. It’s not a beginning, it’s part of a story but a chapter or two in, and I haven’t written the beginning… Read More WIP Snippet

Mystery, writing

Writing in Public I

I’m a bit fed-up with myself. I simply cannot seem to find the time to write, these days. So I’m going to take the time to write, even if it displaces my blog, I’m afraid. I’ll write here, and eventually I’ll coallate it all into… whatever it turns into. This is a WIP, one that… Read More Writing in Public I

Mystery, Review

Review: Minis

Today I am going to do a… Hmmm, not sure what to call this. A bunch of mini-reviews, I guess. I’m up to my elbows in writing Dragon Noir, 1200 words already this morning, when I looked at the clock and realized I’d better stop a moment and do the blog. I’d planned to review… Read More Review: Minis

Mystery, Review

Not a Review

This isn’t a review, per se, because I haven’t been reading the ‘right’ books recently. Not the ones I would normally review for my readers. If you’re wondering what that means, it means I haven’t had the time to give full mental capacity to the books I need to review, and I was sick yesterday,… Read More Not a Review

fiction, first meeting, Mystery


Last night while I was making dinner, and the First Reader was standing at the sink washing up, we were talking books. I’d told him earlier in the day that I wasn’t going to finish David Pascoe’s Baptism by Fire in time to review it today. It’s not that it’s bad, I told him, quite… Read More Sherlockia