Till Darkness Comes is out now #amwriting #indiebookstores #thriller #LGBTQQIA

My new LGBTQQIA thriller is released today. It has been endorsed by NYT thriller writer Chelsea Cain, Author of the Gretchen/Archie series, the new Kick series, Marvel comics, and more. Here is a buy link to amazon, but I hope you will ask your indie bookstore to order it for you instead. Amazon link. If […]

10 Fictional Female Detectives you should know #mondayblogs #detectives

If you read crime fiction as often as I do, you probably know all these detectives and have some to tell me about. If so, tell me! I’m always on the lookout for another series, or another stand alone. Val McDermid has Lindsay Gordon; Karen Pirie; Kate Brannigan;  and Carol Jordan (teamed with Tony Hill). […]

Detective Inspector James Hathaway, whom I love. #mondayblogs #writing

Here’s a fictional detective I didn’t find in a book, but on public television. Inspector Lewis used to be the sidekick sergeant to Inspector Morse. Morse retired, and a new show was born: Inspector Lewis. His sidekick sergeant is James Hathaway, and complex and complicated character if ever there was one. Now Inspector Lewis is […]

2 or 3 things I know #mondayblogs #blacklivesmatter #bechdel

Evolution or revolution. One or both of these things has to happen. If it’s evolution, please may we all experience enlightenment now? If it’s revolution, please may it be non-violent? Alison Bechdel made a test for movies (and other stuff, I’m guessing): if there are women in the movie, they need to have a scene […]