Yearly Archives: 2016

Bad news for romance authors

A friend of mine pointed this story out to me: All Romance E-books closing down and ripping off its authors The gist of the story is this: the website, All Romance E-books (ARe) is closing down as of 12/31/2016. That would be bad news no matter what – I love the way that ebooks and self-publishing have given us such… Read more

New on the Shelves…

I don’t think I requested this one, but it certainly sounds good – The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick: Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater vest, waters his… Read more

Sharing a great deal from

A friend of mine pointed this out and I wanted to share it with you – check out this deal from is happy to announce the TOR.COM EBOOK CLUB, which we, as people who can’t stop reading, writing, and publishing stories, are very much excited about!   Check out Tor’s website for more information! I’ve already downloaded my free book… Read more

New on the Shelves…

Boy, do I have a backlog of books to tell you about! Let’s start with one that’s still sitting on my desk – Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica In downtown Chicago, a young woman named Esther Vaughan disappears from her apartment without a trace. A haunting letter addressed to My Dearest is found among her possessions, leaving her friend and… Read more