New Release – Wretched Results:A Medical Thriller By Barbara Ebel M.D.

New Release today, Wretched Results:A Medical Thriller, book two in the Outlander Physician Series by my friend Barbara Ebel M.D. Another great mystery story for you to read.

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In the morning, Dr. Viktoria Thorsdottir begins her assignment at Amour Cosmetic Surgery. In the afternoon, she’s wondering what the hell she’s doing there.

Viktoria’s temporary anesthesiologist’s position at Amour is perfectly situated on Long Island, NY, and near her home where she’ll spend a rare month with her husband. But both places are giving her the creeps.

˃˃˃ Do all of Amour’s procedures, like facelifts, tummy tucks, and breast augmentation, turn their patients into Hollywood goddesses?

Dr. Thorsdottir discovers that the strip-mall beautification center runs like a well-oiled machine, but as the days go by, she becomes privy to what goes on behind-the-scenes. After a patient winds up dead, the attentive anesthesiologist discovers behavior at Amour that makes her skin crawl. Probing deeper is one thing. Must Viktoria also become a whistleblower?

˃˃˃ This is Book Two in the Outlander Physician Series. The unpredictable saga of the physician from Iceland continues!

 

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New Release – Virtually Impossible By Barbara Ebel M.D

Today I have a New Release for you, Virtually Impossible, Book 8 in the High-Tech Crime Solvers Series by my friend Barbara Ebel M.D.  This is a medical mystery to keep you on the edge of your seat, enjoy.

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From USA Today Bestselling Author, Barbara Ebel, comes a gripping techno-thriller, part of a multi-author series tied together by an interlocking cast of characters, all centered around the fantastic new promise of high technology and the endless possibilities for crime that technology offers, in a world where getting away with murder can be not only plausible, but easy…if you just know how.

This volume presents Dr. Hook Hookie, a Molecular Genetic Pathologist, whose high-tech genetic analysis equipment is stolen from right under his nose.

Concerted thievery abounds at Monument Medical Center in Atlanta!

Dr. Hook Hookie may have a prestigious educational and military background, but he now spends his days discovering the most intricate mysteries of the human genome. The elderly scientist also extrapolates genetic information that informs patients of their hereditary health risks–deadly or not.

But Dr. Hookie isn’t the only one with a use for the high-tech genetic machinery – a villainess stalks the Medical Center, and she isn’t interested in telling people if they’re going to die from cancer.

Her thievery goes too far while the cat and mouse skulduggery mounts.

Maybe, just maybe, Dr. Hookie’s expertise as a Genetic Pathologist will help solve the crimes!

★★★★★ “Ebel’s on par with the best works of Robin Cook and Michael Crichton.”

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New Release -Webs In The Mist by Maggie Plummer

Today I have a new release for you, Webs In The Mist Book Two in the Jessie Morgan series by my friend Maggie Plummer.  I also have a great author interview with Maggie, hope you enjoy it.

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It’s 1972, and San Francisco is a global mecca for hippies and radicals. In Book Two of The Jessie Morgan Series, 21-year-old Jess can’t wait to join her friend Donna there. Driving her VW down the Pacific Coast, she’s more than ready for the city’s open Bohemian vibe, bongo-mad street life, perpetual protests, and cutting-edge counterculture.

Among the characters she meets are Cat, a tall, fun-loving Sicilian, and Carl, a Harley-riding enigma with bushy red hair. As Jessie gleefully spreads her wings in the City by the Bay, she leaves her stormy past behind.

 Or does she?

This novel is recommended for mature readers due to 1970s-era sex, drugs, and profanity.

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Short author bio: Maggie Plummer is a multi-genre author whose latest novel, Webs in the Mist, is Book Two of her semi-autobiographical Jessie Morgan Series. Like Jessie, she lived in San Francisco during the freewheeling 1970s, riding the cable cars in raggedy bell-bottom jeans. These days the author works from her Montana home near the shores of Flathead Lake, where she loves camping with her sweet black lab, Peaches. Webs in the Mist is Maggie’s fourth published novel.

 

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Hi Maggie, welcome to my blog, please tell us about your book.

Webs in the Mist continues Jessie Morgan’s story, covering the San Francisco years, 1972 to 1975. Like Jess, I lived there in the early ‘70s – an amazing time in that city! People from all over the world were moving there, to be part of it. On the various jobs I had there, I met people from the Philippines, Italy, and Scotland. San Francisco was still affordable then, and the various ethnic neighborhoods were still authentic and working class. I wouldn’t trade my experiences there for anything.

 In this novel, the fiction takes over, compared to book one in the series, Bell-Bottom Gypsy. Webs in the Mist has a tighter plot structure and more dramatic tension. While the framework of the story is autobiographical, much of what happens in the book is pure fiction.

 Tell us how you came up with the title?

 This novel is about the webs we weave as we go through life – innocently or not. Webs of deception, webs of self-loathing. I decided to use San Francisco’s fog and mist as symbolic layers of confusion swirling around the webs we weave. At first, the book title was “Webs in the Fog,” but I felt that the word “fog” didn’t fit. So I changed it to “mist.”

 Can you tell us what inspired you to write this book?

 I’m almost 69 years old, and have grown tired of hearing myself tell my stories. Shut up and write them down, I told myself. That’s what I’m doing, beginning with Bell-Bottom Gypsy (Book 1 of this Jessie Morgan Series). In the process of creating fiction from my own stories, I had to add fictitious elements. For example, Twisty’s personality is fiction. My real boyfriend in Key West, Florida was not edgy like Twisty, although he did play guitar and sing, and was into black and white photography. I was inspired to write Webs in the Mist (Book 2 of the series) by my years of living in San Francisco. The early ‘70s were a unique time in the Bay Area, and I’m grateful to have lived there then. San Francisco back then was so amazing, I struggled as I wrote Webs in the Mist, trying to capture the magic of that time and do my experiences justice.

How much of the book is realistic?

Some of this novel’s events and characters are based on real events and people – but not all. Jessie’s life in San Francisco is based on my own time there in the ‘70s. But Webs in the Mist is less autobiographical than Bell-Bottom Gypsy. I created an enigmatic character named Carl, who is fictitious but a composite of quirky real people I’ve known. As I’ve already said, the dark aspect of the Twisty character is pure fiction. It’s fascinating, weaving my real life stories into these novels. I find myself assembling quite a few composite characters and re-arranging the timeline of real events in my life, for the sake of well-constructed fiction.

 How long did it take to write your latest release?

Webs in the Mist took me a little over a year to write, and that’s a record for me. Hopefully I’m getting faster at writing and publishing novels.

 Do you belong to a critique group? Have they helped improve your writing?

 I don’t currently belong to a critique group, but I have in the past. I was in two separate writers’ groups, and learned a ton from the writers I met there. That’s where I met my writer friends, and I recommend it. Not only does it help to hear feedback, a group also provides important deadline pressure to produce something to bring and share. One caveat, though: if a critique group is negative, or “bitchy,” run away as fast as you can and never go back. Above all, listen to yourself. Now and then, creative writing classes and writers’ groups can include competitive, envious people who are too willing to tear you down for no good reason.

 Did you hire an editor to review your manuscript before publishing?

 I didn’t, but I think most writers should hire an editor. Let me explain: I’m a freelance book editor, and have a background in journalism (including proofreading and editing). I’m good at catching my own mistakes. That’s not enough, though. I have four very good advance readers who read, edit, and critique each of my manuscripts before I publish.

 Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?

 I began keeping a journal when I was about sixteen. I was always attracted to reading and English and languages, in school. My grandmother was a poet and journalist in the 1920s and ‘30s, in Missoula, Montana. Maybe she is the reason for my interest in writing. In the early 1980s, I went back to college and earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon. After that, I was a journalist for about 25 years. But I have always wanted to write novels, because my first love is fiction.

Have you published anything else? If so can you tell us their titles.

 I sure have. Webs in the Mist is my fourth published novel. I have also published Bell-Bottom Gypsy: A Jessie Morgan Novel, a wild 1970s ride that takes the reader on adventures along America’s back roads. My first novel, Spirited Away – A Novel of the Stolen Irish, paints an intimate portrait of 1650s Irish slavery in the Caribbean. It was a 2013 finalist in The Kindle Book Review’s Best Indie Book Awards as well as a quarterfinalist in the 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards Competition. The book has 242 Amazon reviews. Daring Passage, my second novel, tells the rest of the story begun in Spirited Away. Delighted readers call it “a stunning sequel.” I’m also the author of a nonfiction book entitled Passing It On: Voices from the Flathead Indian Reservation.

 Tell us what is next for you? / What is your next project?

 Since I’ve committed to writing a four-book Jessie Morgan Series, my next project is Book 3 of the series. I don’t have a title yet, but I think it will be a good book. If you read Webs in the Mist, you’ll know where the new novel is set. No spoilers here!

 

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New Release – Genic By J Bryden Lloyd

Today a New Release by my friend J Bryden LloydGenic, is part one, and I have added this to my list  I look forward to starting this series.

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The Rix family have owned and run their factory for generations, and are the prominent family in Forge Valley.
But now a military force is moving into the mountains above the town, agents are watching them, and locals are being taken.
For Matthew Rix, the youngest son of the Rix dynasty, things are about to change. His family will be in danger, his girlfriend ostracized.
What could possibly be so big, that the entire town could be wiped out?

 

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New Release – The Lucky Lady Saloon By Linell Jeppsen

Here is a New Release for you The Lucky Lady Saloon (Deadman Book 6) by my friend Linell Jeppsen.  This is a great series, and at this time of staying indoors what better time than now to enjoy a great read.

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A HEART FILLED WITH RAGE, RETRIBUTION AND REVENGE…Thirteen-year-old Sweetie Mack’s life is turned upside down when Billie Drake and his gang take over her house and kill her father and uncle. Now all alone in life, Sweetie promises herself she will get revenge one day.

After twenty years have passed, Sweetie gathers all of her friends to make her move against her old nemesis, Billie Drake. With the help of sheriff Matthew Wilcox the team is ready to extract Count of Monte Cristo – like revenge.

For fans of the bestselling, five-star rated Deadman Series, The Lucky Lady Saloon features Matthew Wilcox and his detective agency!

 

 

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New Release – Fatal Geezer By T.Jackson King

Today I have a New Release for you, Fatal Geezer, Book three in the Transcendent series by my friend T. Jackson King.

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Jack Hansen faces true danger when a cult tries to kill him, his sister is possessed by a Prince of Blackness, the Emperor of Blackness pulls him into the Realm of Blackness and a trip to Paris almost costs him his life. He just wants to live a normal life. But the white flash that turned him into a Transcendent has made that impossible. Worse yet the FBI, DARPA and NASA are spying on him and tracking his actions. It makes it kind of hard to have a real romance with the brain doc who says she needs him. Can he cope? Will he manage to become a true Transcendent? He’s gonna keep trying.

 

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New Release – Corruption in the O.R:A Medical Thriller By Barbara Ebel M.D.

I have a New Release for you, Corruption in the O.R.:A Medical Thriller, Book One in the Outlander Physician Series by my friend Barbara Ebel M.D.

Corruption In The OR

 

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Unethical, greedy, and illicit – welcome to the operating room at Masonville General Hospital.

Anesthesiologist Viktoria Thorsdottir is no ordinary physician and she’s accustomed to working temporary assignments. In her travels, however, she’s never been greeted by such a stark, icy-cold reception from O.R. personnel like the one she encounters at Masonville General.

˃˃˃ Viktoria is an expert at making her patients comfortable, so why do they continue to feel pain?

Dr. Thorsdottir discovers that there are forces at work in this Northern Pennsylvania hospital that she doesn’t understand; forces that the doctors in charge pretend don’t exist. In the face of growing animosity towards her, she begins to stealthily monitor the nurse anesthetists she supervises, and must become as diabolical as they are to discover the disturbing truth of the community’s anesthesia services. As Viktoria’s situation becomes more complex, it is apparent that there is more than one sinister secret hidden in the department!

˃˃˃ This is Book One in the Outlander Physician Series.

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New Release – Blood Rite By E J Stevens

Blood Rite is book six in the Ivy Granger, Psychic Detective Series, by author E J Stevens.  This is an awesome series, I would say right up there with the likes of Patricia Briggs.  It starts with book one Frostbite which is currently free on Amazon.

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Ivy Granger takes on a simple grave robbing case, but in Harborsmouth nothing is ever simple when dealing with the dead.

Grave robbing is Harborsmouth’s second best-kept secret. The first is the existence of supernatural creatures that live alongside the city’s humans. In fact, the dirtiest little secret of all might be the truth behind most of those empty graves.

Most supernaturals eke out a pretty mundane existence. Nobody wants a return to the Burning Times. Well, nobody sane.

The creature that was stealing the more odoriferous of Harborsmouth’s citizens from their graves had to be crazy. Sir Gaius, ruler of the local vamps, owned the harvesting rights to every corpse buried within the city limits. No one touched the vampire master of the city’s property without permission and lived to scream about it–until now.

Warning: This book features necromancy, grave robbing, an abandoned amusement park, and zombie clowns.

Blood Rite is the sixth novel in the award-winning Ivy Granger urban fantasy series by E.J. Stevens. The world of Ivy Granger, including the Ivy Granger, Psychic Detective series and the Hunters’ Guild series, is filled with bloodsucking vampires, psychotic faeries, and snarky, kick-butt heroines.

 

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New Release – Deadly Geezer By T. Jackson King

Today I have a new release for you by my friend T. Jackson KingDeadly Geezer is book two in the Transcendent series.  They are on  my TBR list and I look forward to reading them.

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Jack Hansen has survived the white flash that turned him into a Transcendent, a near-immortal with mind powers that allow him to stop a heart, burn up a mugger in a fireball or melt down a killer into a puddle of flesh and bones. But survival was just the beginning. More Princes of Blackness pursue him and try to possess his buddies, his children and his ex-wife. His battles against the Realm of Blackness take him to Hawai’i, Denver, Philadelphia, New York City, Albuquerque and into outer space. Even with the help of mentors Jack is faced with a stark choice—should he just fight local evil? Or should he try to destroy the Realm of Blackness from which flows all forms of supernatural evil?

 

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New Release – Moths:A Trio of Dark Novellas By Sam Kates

New Release today is Moths:A Trio of Dark Novellas by my friend Sam Kates.  They sound suitably dark and potentially scary and I have added them to my reading list, why don’t you.

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A collection of three dark novellas.

The Goldfish Syndrome
A girl with amnesia. An irregular police investigation.
Apprentice journalist Jonathan Fry is assigned the case. His investigations lead him to a former lunatic asylum on Dartmoor. There he learns the secrets of The Goldfish Syndrome.
But some secrets are best left undiscovered…

Moths
Karl Jordan is not a boy with prospects. From a broken home, excelling at nothing, his path into adulthood is marked by mediocrity. His only friend seems to have it all. But looks can be deceiving.
While the line between reality and fantasy becomes blurred, Karl’s behaviour becomes as erratic as the flight of a moth seeking the eternal darkness which lies beyond the light.

Returned
People return from the most unexpected places. The afterlife isn’t normally one of them.
Paul Duffy has defied nature, but not by choice. And he hasn’t returned alone.
Trying to avoid his wife, who still thinks she’s a widow, aided by friends and a local clergyman, who guards an ancient secret, Paul strives to thwart the evil that shares his body.
There’s only one way to succeed—sometimes, the dead would prefer to stay that way.

 

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