“My parents think the longer the name the more powerful the sorcerer, so they named me Cassandra Morgan Ursula Margaret Scot. You can call me Cassie.”
Thus reads the opening of Christine Amsden’s urban fantasy/paranormal mystery novel, Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective, just released by Twilight Times Books.
“I’ve always been a writer, and I…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on February 18, 2013 at 8:21am — No Comments
A native of Chicago, former police detective Chris Karslen grew up with a love of history and books. An only child, she spent a lot of time reading, developing ‘fictional friends’, and getting lost in the world of stories.
Naturally, her love of reading and books led to writing of her own, and when she retired from her police work she finally decided to fulfil her lifelong secret desire. In 2003, she sat down and wrote her first line—and she hasn’t looked back since.…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on February 5, 2013 at 2:12pm — No Comments
The last time I’d cried because of a book was years ago and the culprit was Marley and Me. Crazy Quilt is such a different book yet so alike in many ways. Both deal with death and loss, both are incredibly moving stories, and both remind us how short and precious life is.
The story begins when our protagonist, Flora Adams, decides to visit…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on February 4, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments