WINNERS!

Last month, I offered my newsletter subscribers the chance to win a copy of the new mystery anthology, DEADLY SOUTHERN CHARM. I was overwhelmed by the fantastic response and I'm thrilled to announce the winner is Linda Pinkham!!!! (Linda, you will hear from me soon!). I also offered a copy of the anthology to one …

Favorite Line Fridays SPECIAL EDITION: From the Authors of DEADLY SOUTHERN CHARM

What happens when eighteen authors each have a story to tell, a story that is set in the south, features a memorable leading lady, and is infused with a dash of mystery? You get the brand new anthology that award winning author Hank Phillipi Ryan calls "deliciously devious" and USA Today and NYT Bestselling author …

Favorite Line Fridays (On Wednesday!!!)

"Regina had torn down the old house with its tin roof and charming porch and built--well, Lillian didn't really know what it was. The outside was pink, the color of that horrible medicine. It had king-sized double doors, Mediterranean arches, and dozens and dozens of lights. They came on like clockwork every night, the glare blinding. She'd often thought it was a wonder they couldn't see that house lit up clear to Charleston." #deadlycharm #southernfiction #mystery #suspense #SinCnational #LethalLadiesCVA #SinCCentralVA #shortstories #anthology

Favorite Line Fridays

"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in the stars, but in our ourselves." and, of course, "Beware the Ides of March." William Shakespeare, JULIUS CAESAR. It's possible that this play spawned one of the earliest and most famous of superstitions and "bad luck" days. I don't personally consider it on par with Friday the 13th, …

Favorite Line Fridays

"Sometimes you need to scorch things to the ground and start over. After the burning, the soil is richer, and new things can grow. People are like that, too. They start over. They find a way."¬† Celeste Ng, LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE Resilience. In big ways and small. It's in our nature. It's part of our …

Favorite Line Fridays

"Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road." Jack Kerouac, ON THE ROAD. Famous for his excesses, Kerouac¬† wrote one of the great classics of modern day literary fiction. As an interesting side note, the film version wasn't made until 2012 and featured an ensemble cast. It was made …