Launch of New Mystery Book

Launch of A Bullet From Dominic I’m thrilled to announce the long-awaited launch of my new mystery book— A Bullet From Dominic, the sequel to A Bullet For Carlos, in the Blood Flows South series. A Bullet From Dominic features Detective Connie Gianelli and Tip Denton, with a special appearance by Hector “Ribs” Delgado, who you will recognize from Necessary […]

Creating a Successful Mystery Book

Creating a Successful Mystery Book When you talk about creating a mystery book, there is one huge looming question that needs to be answered first—what kind of mystery book are you talking about? A cozy mystery is different than a hard-boiled detective, and a police procedural is quite different than a thriller. Each one of […]

Launch of New Book

Necessary Decisions, A Redemption Novel I’m writing to announce the launch of Necessary Decisions, the first book in my new Redemption Series. Necessary Decisions features Detective Gino Cataldi and his partner, Hector “Ribs” Delgado. It takes place in Houston, Texas. A Thriller That Won’t Let Go A cop who pushes the limits of the law… […]

7 New Killer Thrillers

It’s Finally HERE! DOWNLOAD 7 HOT NEW THRILLERS From BESTSELLING AUTHORS Select titles discounted for a limited time – WIN Autographed Paperbacks Monday, Mar. 5 – Wednesday Mar. 7   WHAT CRITICS ARE SAYING “[TRACES OF KARA] Psychological suspense at its best, weaving a tight-knit plot, unrelenting action, and tense moments that don’t let up, […]

How to Transform Your Novel into a Bestseller

5 Secrets to Writing Success Warning: This post contains sarcasm. The publishing industry is a complicated business…but there are certain absolutes: Publishers want to publish bestsellers. Agents want to represent bestsellers. Writers want to write bestsellers. Readers want to read bestsellers. Not all writers have the vision to predict or anticipate what will be the […]

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