Category Archives: Fiction Books

Writers Read: Mystery Series by Rochelle Melander

For years, I created a holiday reading guide, designed to help my readers choose books and music for holiday gifts. This year, the idea of creating one great big list of books for you sounds daunting, so I’m following my heart … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Summer Heat by Serena Bell

I’m delighted to welcome Serena Bell to the blog again. She’s here to give us an all-new list of romance novels to delve into. Enjoy! Summer Heat by Serena Bell Last summer, I guest-blogged for the Write Now! Coach about … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: Romance Novels

Full confession I’ve been writing about and recommending books for years, but there are whole genres I do not read. For example, I do not read romance novels. Well, not really. I will admit to spending some wonderful days with chick … Continue reading

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Book Event: Shame the Devil

  Late last month I spoke with Debra Brenegan about writing historical fiction. Here is some of what she had to say about the process of writing and submitting her novel about Fanny Fern, Shame the Devil: Write Now! Coach: How … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: Mysteries

For years I pooh-poohed mystery novels, considering them inferior to literary fiction. Then I met my favorite writer, Madeleine L’Engle, who admitted to not only reading but loving mystery novels. She touted the genre for its ability to teach plot … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Was a Soldier

In 2003, I devoured the debut mystery novel featuring the Rev. Clare Fergusson and Police Chief Russ Van Alstyne, In the Bleak Midwinter in just a few days. With Spencer-Fleming’s latest Fergusson/Van Alstyne mystery, One Was a Soldier, I am … Continue reading

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