Roberta Degnore is the author of twelve agent-represented, published novels (Dell, Jove, Zebra, Ace...). All were published with pseudonyms but are currently being re-issued under her name.
She continues to ... Read full author bio >
"This fascinating study of human behavior wraps around a cleverly written murder mystery where the identity of both victim and murderer are held in secret until the last possible moment. Degnore subtly peels back narrative layers to bring Pearl’s deepest fears and desires to the surface."
Mitchell J. Rycus is an emeritus professor of urban planning whose career runs the gamut from aerospace engineering to academia. Rycus lives and works in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is ... Read full author bio >
"Rycus' completely winning narrative works to its climax...In vignette after vignette, Rycus expertly animates his characters. A fascinating tale of how chance interconnects the lives of a handful of strangers.'
Will Ludwigsen's fiction has appeared in magazines such as Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Asimov's Science Fiction, Weird Tales, Cemetery Dance, and many others, as well as in ... Read full author bio >
"[R]ealism that’s mordantly funny and matter-of-fact but glimmering with whimsy and horror that leaks around the edges."
Diane Owens Prettyman is the author of two novels: the Pacific Northwest Manuscript Contest winner Thin Places, and Redesigning Emma which won the Colorado Romance Writers Heart of the Rockies ... Read full author bio >
"...the dialogue between Chloe and Finn rings true. Their story is refreshingly free of the sort of trumped-up incidents that often throw male and female leads together, and Prettyman intriguingly finds resonance in the fact that Chloe and Finn each harbor secrets. ...engaging romance/mystery with a hint of the otherworldly."
Paula Duncan McDonald was born in Wink, Texas, a few miles from Reeves County where her novel takes place. She draws on personal knowledge as well as solid historical research ... Read full author bio >
"Impeccably researched . . . . McDonald depicts the lonely, arid West Texas landscape with an evocative, spare touch . . . . realistic, nuanced characters . . . .
striking . . . historical fiction that chronicles a difficult period in American history."
Aaron D. Cohen was a journalist in Las Vegas for many years. During that time, he met alleged murderers, casino CEOs, prostitutes, cops, lawyers, strippers and other colorful denizens of ... Read full author bio >
"Cohen’s debut, a reimagining of Star Wars set in the underworld of Las Vegas, is a page-turning adventure full of allusions for fans of the movie series.'
'Cohen’s writing is crisp, and his dialogue snappy. Seeing elements of the classic space adventure adapted to Sin City is often hilariously entertaining.'
'While the plot begins to slow toward the end, Cohen’s writing holds the tension, while also preparing for possible sequels."
Erica Ferencik is a novelist, essayist, and screenwriter with a BA in Painting and an MA in Creative Writing from Boston University.
Her novel, "Repeaters," was published to rave reviews ... Read full author bio >
"(A) petrifying tale of a chain of reincarnations that can only be broken by finding true love.
More than a battle of good and evil, (the) story is rich with layers, well-developed characters, and moments of gruesomeness and tenderness. The loveless malice contrasts sharply with characters—some Repeaters, some not—who feel love so deeply that they seem to glow from it on the page.
With prose so poetic, it’s easy to forget this is a horror story: ."
Nicholas Lamar Soutter is a writer and philosopher, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
He began writing (so to speak) at 4, when he would make books out of construction paper and ... Read full author bio >
"Profound... sure to spark a reaction' and 'scathing, ceaselessly engaging"
Kirk Ward Robinson writes from experience in multiple genres. He has traveled throughout North America and Europe doing historical research, and has lived in every continental American time zone. He ... Read full author bio >
"A classic in the making, this collection of time-traveling sci-fi stories mixes gripping human narratives with provocative scientific speculation"
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