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Patrick Dearen – Congratulations on being named to the Texas Literary Hall of Fame

What an honor! Patrick Dearen has been named to the Texas Literary Hall of Fame. Upon induction on October 19th in Fort Worth, Parick will …

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George T. Arnold – Congratulations on winning the Laramie Chanticleer Int’l Book Awards!

George T. Arnold’s Wyandotte Bound, an SV Original Publication, has won the Laramie Book Awards for Americana and Western Fiction, a division of the 2021 …

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Will Rogers Medallion Award Finalist – Lakota Cowboy by John Hafnor

2022 Will Rogers Medallion Awards Western Maverick Finalist “Here, manifest destiny collides with native mysticism.” Meet the last open range cowboy and the last nomadic …

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Literary Fiction Finalist – Song of the Horseman by Mark Warren

Georgia Author of the Year Award – Literary Fiction Finalist – Song of the Horseman by Mark Warren To seamlessly weave descriptive prose and interior …

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Haunted Border by Patrick Dearen has been named a finalist for the Will Rogers Gold Medallion.

Haunted Border by Patrick Dearen has been named a finalist for the Will Rogers Gold Medallion. “Fast-paced, gripping, and exciting . . .An unusual but …

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Book of the Month – Drunk Log by Mark E. Scott

Book of the Month – Drunk Log by Mark E. Scott. A craftily written, darkly humorous novel! Zoomertimes TV Host Anita Finley Presents Book of …

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Coming this Fall, Filthy Rich Lawyers, a new series by Brian Felgoise and David Tabatsky

Filthy Rich Lawyers is the first story—fiction or otherwise—told by an insider who reveals how our system of class action lawsuits enables a select group …

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Congratulations on being a Laramie Chanticleer Int’l Book Awards FINALIST!

George T. Arnold’s Wyandotte Bound, an SV Original Publication, has been selected as a finalist in the Laramie Book Awards for Americana and Western Fiction, …

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Listen up! Dennis Danvers on The Writer’s Forum

Dennis Danvers’ interview with Michael Tusa on The Writer’s Forum will be broadcast today at 4 pm CDT on WRBH and re-broadcast a few times. Here’s …

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Signed, Sealed, and Delivered! We’ll Meet Again by Bartle Bull

The wait is almost over; book 4 in the Anton Rider series has been signed, sealed, and delivered. Coming this fall, We’ll Meet Again by …

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Another quality signing! Ben Mikaelsen

Ben Mikaelsen has won the International Reading Association Award and the Western Writers Golden Spur Award. His novels have won critical acclaim, as well as several …

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Just Inked! The Tales of Zebadiah Creed

The Tales of Zebadiah Creed by Mark C. Jackson Eye for an Eye, Zebadiah Creed spins an exciting tale that leads readers by steamboat down …

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Giveaway! Enter to win 1 of 8 signed copies of Drunk Log.

We are giving away 8 signed copies of Drunk Log by Mark E. Scott. A craftily written, darkly humorous novel! Drunk Log, from Mark E. …

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4 out of 4 stars – Review of The Mysterious Secret Guardians in the London Underground

4 out of 4 stars – The Mysterious Secret Guardians in the London Underground by Dorothy McCoy Dorothy McCoy’s novel The Mysterious Secret Guardians in the …

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Coming Soon! Haunted Borders – Winner of the 2022 Elmer Kelton Award

Congratulations to Patrick Dearen – Haunted Borders – 2022 Winner, Elmer Kelton Award, West Texas Historical Association In 1870, Jake Graves faced a choice: let …

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The Thriller Zone welcomes Matt Scott

The Thriller Zone – Hosted by David Temple! On today’s BONUS EPISODE of The Thriller Zone, we launch something new on the show. We’re calling …

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Author Blurb Podcast – An interview with Thom Resse

In this episode of the Author Blurb Podcast, Thom Reese discusses his “Huntington Adventure” Series and his new book Fires of the Atesi. Books View …

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Coming soon! Bewitched, Bothered and Dead

The Rat Pack is Back! Bewitched, Bothered and Dead by Robert J. Randisi, book 13 in the Rat Pack Mysteries. Things are changing in Las …

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Walking Rain Top 5 New Release in Native American Literature.

After nearly a month Walking Rain still sits in Amazon’s Top 5 New Releases in Native American Literature. WALKING RAIN is a tale of corruption, international …

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Just Inked – Burning Buildings, and King of Peru by Mark E. Scott

This adds to his signing of A Day in the life series and the release of Drunk Log (A Day in the Life – Book 1), …

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Book Signing & Talk with Matthew J. Flynn

Dear Friends:  YOU ARE INVITED to a book signing and talk with Matthew J. Flynn, author of MILWAUKEE JIHAD at Boswell Books on Downer. Date …

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John DeDakis Takes Home Another Silver

Fast Track by John DeDakis, winner of a Silver Reviewers Choice Award in the Classic/Adult Fiction Category from Reader Views. Fast Track is the first book …

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Bluff by John DeDakis Takes Home Two Awards

Bluff by John DeDakis takes home two Reader Views Literary Awards. WINNER in the Great Lakes Regional & SILVER in Mystery/Thriller category. In Bluff, book two in …

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Amazon Top 10 New Release in Native American Literature

Walking Rain (A Howard Moon Deer Mystery Book 8) by Robert Westbrook   Driving home from Utah, Howard Moon Deer is passing through an empty stretch …

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An Interview with James V. Irving

The debut novelist talks lawyering, trilogies, and the inspiration that comes — or doesn’t come — from living near DC.
By day, Jim Irving is a sixty-something,s buttoned-up attorney, a partner in a prestigious Northern Virginia law firm. By night, he is a writer tapping into his past experiences as a private eye and criminal lawyer. In his debut novel, Friends Like These: A Joth Proctor Fixer Mystery, the first in a planned trilogy, Irving draws heavily on his Arlington environs in crafting the adventures of his protagonist, Joth Proctor.

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Author Robert Randisi on Noir on the Radio

Noir on the Radio host Greg Barth welcomes author Robert J. Randisi. Randisi is the creator and author of the long-running series THE GUNSMITH, which has currently passed 400 books as it continues to be published monthly.

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Haunted by Memories: Fiume – the Lost River – Venture Galleries

A review of Fiume – the Lost River by Caleb Pirtle III of the Literary Blog Venture Galleries.

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The Empty Book Trailer Thom Reese Interview

Author Thom Reese discusses his latest novel, THE EMPTY.

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A Character Interview with Beatrice Szabo from FIUME – THE LOST RIVER plus a conversation with author Branka Čubrilo!

Today, we’re doing something a little different. If you remember, we interviewed Christi Williams’ character on October 8th and it was so fun that I thought we may as well make an occasional habit of it.

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Sit back and enjoy an interview with one of our Award-Winning authors.

Book Trailers

Enjoy book trailers created by and about our authors and their books. Featuring a great focus piece about Annette and Martin Meyers that first aired on CBS Sunday Morning in 2001 and several great video teasers by L. Sydney Abel highlighting his novels and children’s stories.

Annette & Martin Meyers

Video interview with Annette and Martin Meyers from when they appeared on CBS Sunday Morning News in 2001.

L. Sydney Abel

For more videos, please subscribe to Mr. Abel’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCwkdWy2-F4sE69POtsgX2ag

Individual Children's Stories

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