Cons, Dames and G-Men: An Anthology

Cons, Dames, and G-Men An Anthology Celebrating the Golden Age of Crime From Stab in the Dark Crime Writers Circle I grew up reading crime stories and watching crime movies. I don’t mean the kind of crime tales you can get now. I’m talking about the gritty crime of the thirties through the early fifties. My father introduced me to the genre and I was … Continue reading Cons, Dames and G-Men: An Anthology

Movies & Books to Avoid Watching the Illegitimate Inauguration of the Illegitimate President

I’ve remained a-political on my blog for some time. I’ve been more inclined to support and promote deserving authors than to raise my blood pressure writing about the mess our country is currently in. If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter you already know I am anti-Trump. I have elected to boycott the upcoming fake and illegitimate inauguration by watching movies, reading, and writing. … Continue reading Movies & Books to Avoid Watching the Illegitimate Inauguration of the Illegitimate President

“Bram Stoker’s Dracula” a Francis Ford Coppola Film

 I have quite a few movies I consider my favorites; “To Kill a Mockingbird”, “The Untouchables”, “JFK”, “Legends of the Fall”, “Tombstone”, “A River Runs Through It”,and “Last of the Mohicans”, to  name a few. High on the list is Francis Ford Coppola’s take on “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”. Far from being a horror movie this has always struck me as a tragic love story. I … Continue reading “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” a Francis Ford Coppola Film

Teaser Tuesday: “Old Habits” Elizabeth Horton-Newton

Gaunt Thibideaux was a man of habits. And you know what they say. “Old Habits” die hard. “Gaunt Thibideaux was a man of habits. Some people in the town of Burkesville said he was set in his ways. That’s the way folks talked in Burkesville. In the summer Gaunt would mow his yard three times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, whether it needed it … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: “Old Habits” Elizabeth Horton-Newton

Boo! The Blood Moon’s Going to Get You

Tonight I got a peek at The Blood Moon. It sounds oh so scary. In reality it is simply a lunar eclipse where the earth casts it shadow on the full moon. Of course it is not difficult to imagine the terror of generations past. As with any natural phenomena that steps outside of the norm, a lunar eclipse may be viewed as a message … Continue reading Boo! The Blood Moon’s Going to Get You

Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day: It’s Time to Recognize This Epidemic

September 10, 2015 is World Suicide Prevention Day. “World Suicide Prevention Day gives organizations, government agencies and individuals a chance to promote awareness about suicide, mental illnesses associated with suicide, as well as suicide prevention. Organizations such as the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and World Health Organization (WHO) play a key role in promoting this event.” “Events and activities for World Suicide Prevention … Continue reading Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day: It’s Time to Recognize This Epidemic

Brain to Books Blog Tour – Chariss K. Walker

Brain to Books Blog Tour Fast Facts: Author: Chariss K. Walker Genre: Paranormal Thriller/Horror/Dark Fantasy Book: Crescent City of the Alec Winters Series Official Site Bio Award winning author, Chariss K. Walker, M.Msc., writes fiction and nonfiction books with a metaphysical/visionary message. All of her books are sold worldwide in eBook, paperback, and many are in large print. Chariss lives in Amarillo, Texas. Blurb Crescent … Continue reading Brain to Books Blog Tour – Chariss K. Walker

Brain to Books Blog Tour – Lu J. Whitley

Fast Facts: Author: Lu J. Whitley Genre:Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance​ Book: Bloodmarked from The Fraktioneers Series Official Site Bio Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, a little girl was born who was just a little odd around the edges. One thing led to another, and now you’re reading her stories. Lu is a full-time writer who lives a quiet life with … Continue reading Brain to Books Blog Tour – Lu J. Whitley

Brain to Books Blog Tour – M.E. Vaughan

Fast Facts: Author: M.E. Vaughan Genre: Epic Fantasy, Celtic Mythology, Arthurian Legends Book Title(s): The Sons of Thestian from The Harmatia Cycle Official Site BIO M.E. Vaughan was born in England on the 15th of September, 1992 under the full name ‘Madeleine Emily Vaughan’. In her life-time she has lived in an assortment of countries across Europe, the Middle & Far East, as well as a family … Continue reading Brain to Books Blog Tour – M.E. Vaughan