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Fall 2014: Windy City Sinners, comic crime novel by Melanie Villines

On Chicago’s Northwest Side, a dry cleaning establishment promises to remove grease, grime, stains — and now sin, for a price. Business is booming. Location, Location, Location!

Crime Novels

Author Paul Doiron Talks About his New Novel, Writing and Success

By Peggy Morehouse Strack

Author Paul Doiron strolled into the upper level of Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs for his book reading and signing wearing a well-earned smile. 1,921 more words


Goodreads is a great place for readers and writers - have a look.

I’ve been answering questions on Goodreads and I thought I’d share them with others here.  I hope you will contact me here or via Goodreads with your questions and comments please. 346 more words

Posts On Books And Writing

The shame of corruption

The Shame of Innocence is a crime novel set against the background of corruption among the great and the good of Barbury society.

One man’s obsession with photographing Emma Sherman, his young niece, raised a few eyebrows years ago, but now she’s dead, her mother’s neighbours are asking themselves if they should have said something to Crystal Sherman sooner. 168 more words

Shame Of Innocence

Real life is such a miserable affair that I thought it would be better for me (and you) to bring Farce to the rescue.

Do you Blogland folk ever buy a bloody book?

Well, here goes, I’ve got a new one but I don’t know why I bother when I could be drunk in a nineteenth hole complaining about my putter. 697 more words


Reading Highlights - June 2014

Like the previous month I only managed to read six books in June.  This time around it was a bit of a reversion to type as all but two were crime novels and only one of the authors was new to me. 617 more words