Monthly Archives: November 2008

N.L. Gassert – In the Spotlight

N.L. Gassert – In the Spotlight

N.L. Gassert, writer of that wonderful suspense/action adventure book The Protector featuring two great characters, is our guest today on the blog. Nadja is a new author and I mean really NEW. This is her first and only book published and I wanted to talk to her because I thought it would be a unique experience to interview a writer who was still pinching herself at realizing her dream and…
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Charlie Cochrane – In The Spotlight

Charlie Cochrane – In The Spotlight

Hello Charlie. It’s a real pleasure to talk to you today. You have released three stories within the past few months including Aftermath in Speak Its Name: Trilogy No. III; Lessons in Love, Book I in the Cambridge Fellows Mysteries; and Blitz a free read. Lessons in Love has just been published and my review is posted here. I’m looking forward to talking with Charlie and having the regular readers…
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A Question About Reviews

I was asked today by someone I respect why such a large percentage of my reviews are 4 stars or higher and a full 50% of my most recent reviews were 5 stars. She joked that she would like to buy her books from the same place I get mine since she has had such rotten luck lately re book choices. Here’s what I told her (with some minor corrections…
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Authors/Potential Writers, Do you have questions about the business?

Over the next few months I will be interviewing a few publishers (both print and e-book) and my plan is to talk about the publishing business as it relates to their take on such topics as – What should writers/potential writers consider before submitting their manuscripts? What elements in a manuscript appeal to editors and which don’t? How do you avoid the “reject pile”? What topics are “hot buttons” for…
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Peanut Butter Kisses

Peanut Butter Kisses

Title: Peanut Butter KissesAuthor: Pepper EspinozaBuy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition)Genre: Contemporary, GLBT (M/M)Length: Short storyRating: 4.50 stars out of 5 THE BLURB Josh Boothe is one of the best pastry chefs in the nation, but he chooses to work as Peter Summers’ assistant, creating elaborate and beautiful pieces of art from sugar. He knows Peter is the best, and he wants to do everything possible to ensure Peter earns the…
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The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Title: The Tin Star Author: J.L. Langley Publisher: http://www.loose-id.com Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: novel 290 pages print Rating: 5 stars out of 5 THE BLURB When James Killian comes out to his father, he finds himself banished from his home and fired from his job as ranch foreman. His savior comes in the unlikely form of Ethan Whitehall, his older brother’s best friend. Ethan has always had…
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It Takes A Hero

It Takes A Hero

Title: It Takes A Hero Author: Lynn Lorenz Publisher: http://www.Loose-id.com Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M, Interracial, Length: Novella Rating: 5 stars out of 5 THE BLURB Lt. Tony Richmond has had his legs cut out from under him. Literally. After losing one leg below the knee, he’s lost his career as a Marine, his lover leaves him in the hospital, and any sense of worth he had has flown.…
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