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Part Two of My Sample Reading

To continue from where I left off last week, here’s Part Two of my sample reading! And my reading sample, so you can follow along as I read on the video. ๐Ÿ™‚ Part Two of Chapter Seven Suddenly, I was facing left, my cheek stinging, but I hadnโ€™t turned my... read more

S. 4, Ep. 6: Crime Talk with Author Elka Ray

http://media.blubrry.com/crimecafe/p/content.blubrry.com/crimecafe/Crime_Cafe_with_Elka_Ray.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:01 — 18.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | RSS | MoreThis week, the Crime Cafe presents crime talk between... read more

Would You Like a Reading Sample?

Once again, I’m offering a reading sample from my first novel, Identity Crisis, the first Sam McRae mystery. In addition, here’s the book trailer, which I myself modified to include the new cover! And here’s a giveaway for all of September, if... read more

Celebrate Labor Day with Great Reading!

If you don’t get my newsletter, you may not know that I’m celebrating Labor Day (or Labour Day, depending ๐Ÿ™‚ ) with an awesome special on my latest novel, Least Wanted! Right now (today only), you can get my second novel in the Sam McRae mystery series for... read more

Guest Post and Book Giveaway by Jame DiBiasio

This week’s Crime Cafe guest post and book giveaway comes from Jame DiBiasio. Click that link to read all about him and the book he’s offering, Bloody Paradise. I could go on, but I’ll let Jame do the explaining! ๐Ÿ™‚ Iโ€™m giving away a copy of Bloody... read more

Book Review of ‘Black Money’

One of my favorite crime fiction authors is Ross Macdonald. Recently, I picked up a book by Macdonald that I hadn’t read in years. It’s so good, I felt compelled to do a book review video about it. So here’s my book review of the hardboiled mystery... read more

What is a Patreon, Anyhow?

Every time I post another episode of the Crime Cafe on this blog, I refer to my Patreon page for the podcast. You may be wondering, โ€œJust what is this Patreon thing, anyhow?โ€ Itโ€™s quite simple. Back in the olde (with an โ€œeโ€ at the end) days, creative artists,... read more

Why Fiction Writers Should Do Research

Itโ€™s important for fiction writers, regardless of genre, to do at least a minimal amount of research about the subject of their book. In my case, I usually write about a lawyer with her own office. Thatโ€™s a subject I know about from experience. However, lawyers donโ€™t... read more

My Crime Cafe Book Giveaway

My thanks to Don Agnello for the above photo on Unsplash. Unfortunately, one of my guests had to cancel their appearance on the Crime Cafe podcast. But fear not! I’m doing a book giveaway, as a part of a joint promotional effort! Not only that, but there will be... read more

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