Publisher News: February 2020

2020 Publisher News: February Monthly Recap


February was a really busy month! We started the first of our “monthly themes” and most of our posts revolved around either that or books in general:) February’ Theme: Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Articles:     What are…

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A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 1: Retribution 2 covers

A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 1: Retribution by John Schembra


A former soldier who becomes a San Francisco police homicide investigator after the war, Vince Torelli is dedicated, intelligent and highly principled–all skills that serve him well given the difficult, almost impossible murder investigations he’s…

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A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 2: Diplomatic Immunity 2 covers

A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 2: Diplomatic Immunity by John Schembra


A former soldier who becomes a San Francisco police homicide investigator after the war, Vince Torelli is dedicated, intelligent and highly principled–all skills that serve him well given the difficult, almost impossible murder investigations he’s…

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A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 3: Blood Debt 2 covers

A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 3: Blood Debt by John Schembra


A former soldier who becomes a San Francisco police homicide investigator after the war, Vince Torelli is dedicated, intelligent and highly principled–all skills that serve him well given the difficult, almost impossible murder investigations he’s…

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A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 4: The List 2 covers

A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 4: The List by John Schembra


A former soldier who becomes a San Francisco police homicide investigator after the war, Vince Torelli is dedicated, intelligent and highly principled–all skills that serve him well given the difficult, almost impossible murder investigations he’s…

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Ariana Overton


Born in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, Ariana became the family gypsy, travelling the United States, meeting new people and finding new places. As a reporter for the Suburban Journals newspapers in Illinois,…

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Article: Literary Style Courts Thrillers by Linda Kasten


Upon browsing agents’ wish lists the other day, I was puzzled when I saw the request for “literary thrillers”. An interesting term, I thought. Truly contradictory. Right? From everything I know about literary fiction and…

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Article: Police Mystery Thrillers: Getting it Right! By John Schembra


Are you writing police mysteries thrillers? Want to get it right? I do, too, though I may have an advantage, having been a police officer for 30 years. Although the home setting for my books…

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Article: What are Mystery, Thriller and Suspense Genres? by Sandy Cummins


Mystery:   The whole point of the story is the big reveal of the bad guy at the end. There must be enough information in the story pointing to the real villain that when they…

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Max Overton, featured author

Author Interview: Max Overton, Featured Author (2014: December)


Our featured author this month is WEE’s best-selling author. Max Overton has written a lot of books in various genres, but it is his Historical novels that have been really popular.  In fact, his Ancient…

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Author Interview: Wallace F. Brown, Featured Author


Author Interview with Wallace Brown   My name is Wallace Brown and I live and write in Pennsylvania.  My first novel, “The Shepherd Sleeps” was published in 2008.  It is a thriller set in New…

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Bitter Tree by Frank Altobelli


Eleanor couldn’t have guessed influence the handsome, idealistic archaeologist, Rene, would have on her. She gave him her heart…yet kept her secrets. Hidden beneath desert sands and cleverly written as an intriguing story in the…

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Dead Certain by Forrest Barriger


Burke Thomas is a free-wheeling private investigator of valuables from long past and a part-time treasure hunter. Conned into kidnapping a young woman, Burke discovers that the client who hired him is dead before he…

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Fudge Shop Mystery Series by Christine DeSmet 2 book boxed set

Fudge Shop Mystery Series by Christine DeSmet


Deadly Fudge Divas  A taste of trouble is in the air when a group of well-heeled, fudge-loving women descend on Ava Oosterling’s newly acquired and lovingly refurbished bed & breakfast inn for a chocolate lovers’…

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Fudge Shop Mystery Series: Undercover Fudge by Christine De Smet


Candy shop owner Ava Oosterling has her hands full when her best friend Pauline Mertens takes a summer job as a wedding coordinator–with the nuptials and reception scheduled in mere days in the back yard…

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Ghosts Dancing On Water by Patricia Bernard


  When the heart is destroyed, the mind is capable of unspeakable things in the name of love… Stevie loves his little sister Lily and will always protect her. As children, he was the one…

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Glass Trilogy by Max and Ariana Overton


Delve deep into the mysteries of Aboriginal mythology, present day UFO activity and pure science that surround the continent of Australia, from its barren deserts to the depths of its rainforest and even deeper into…

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Glass Trilogy, Book 1: Glass House 2 covers

Glass Trilogy, Book 1: Glass House by Max and Ariana Overton


Delve deep into the mysteries of Aboriginal mythology, present day UFO activity and pure science that surround the continent of Australia, from its barren deserts to the depths of its rainforest and even deeper into…

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Glass Trilogy, Book 2: A Glass Darkly 2 covers

Glass Trilogy, Book 2: A Glass Darkly by Max and Ariana Overton


Delve deep into the mysteries of Aboriginal mythology, present day UFO activity and pure science that surround the continent of Australia, from its barren deserts to the depths of its rainforest and even deeper into…

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Glass Trilogy, Book 3: Looking Glass 2 covers

Glass Trilogy, Book 3: Looking Glass by Max and Ariana Overton


Delve deep into the mysteries of Aboriginal mythology, present day UFO activity and pure science that surround the continent of Australia, from its barren deserts to the depths of its rainforest and even deeper into…

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