Ghost in the Garden by H.L. Carpenter

She has her future planned out, and that future includes plants. Chrys is going to be a plant scientist like her uncle and her favorite teacher, and she’s determined to find the very rare Coralroot orchid.
The ghost is not in the plan.

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The Ghost in the Gardens

Mirror World Publishing presents the cover reveal for The Ghost in the Gardens (A Flower Girl Mystery) by HL Carpenter. About The Ghost in the Gardens: Until the first spooky visit, ten year old Chrysantha Howe doesn’t think about ghosts. She thinks about plants. All. The. Time. She has her future planned out, and that…

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Felony Book Fair

The Felony Fiction Book Fair I hope that you have made a dent in your TBR piles and are looking for something new! The Felony Fiction Book Fair is sponsored by NY Times and USA Today best-selling author Patricia Loofbourrow and features mystery, thriller, and suspense novels. Unquiet Dead is one of the featured novels. Learn…

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Unquiet Dead Out in Audible

[button text=”Buy It Now on Audible” link=”https://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/Unquiet-Dead-Audiobook/B07BQFX2S7″ align=”center”] Chris Pavesic, author of The Revelation Chronicles, invites you to experience the first novel in the intriguing realm of Chiaroscuro. In a world of steam-powered technology and magic-wielding fae, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill a series sure to delight fantasy fans everywhere. Narrated by Penny Scott-Andrews.…

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Amazon Giveaway & Limited Time Offer

To celebrate the launch of Unquiet Dead, I am hosting giveaways on Amazon. Unquiet Dead (Chiaroscuro Chronicles Book 1) (Kindle Edition). Click to Enter NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends the earlier of Mar 31, 2018 11:59 PM PDT, or when all prizes are claimed. See Official Rules http://amzn.to/GArules.     Starter Zone (The Revelation Chronicles Book 1) (Kindle…

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Unquiet Dead

  The Unquiet Dead is now available at Amazon in Kindle and Print: Click Here I’m excited to share Catherine, Devyn, and Benedict’s story with you. Want to know more? Take a peek here! Changes: You may have noticed a few changes to my website. I’m always working behind the scenes to make this a better,…

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Changes

Hi all– If you have been a long-time reader of my blog, you will have noticed a few changes in the format. This will soon be accompanied by some changes in my posting schedule. For the last year I have been posting 5 days a week. Posts about writing, reading, cooking, gaming, health and beauty,…

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The Importance of Voice in Fiction Writing by Rita Monette

Rita Monette joins my blog today with some writing advice and an exciting new release. Take it away Rita! You may have heard the term voice in writing. However, there are two types of voice in writing fiction. One is the voice of the author: How you write and express yourself, tell their stories. That…

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Blueberry Ice Cream by HL Carpenter

Are you screaming yet for blueberry ice cream? Us too. In fact, we’re going to take a break and sample a bowl. Here’s the recipe in case you want a break from your own busy day. You will need an ice cream maker (ours makes about 1½ quarts)and a blender or food processor for this recipe.

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A Cause for Murder–A Cozy Mystery

Our ladies are back with flair and a whole lot of pizzazz as they break out and embrace a new writing challenge in a new genre – Cozy Mystery. A Cause for Murder is entertaining and engrossing. I do hope this is just the first book in a long series. Septuagenarian sleuth Emma Twiggs thinks…

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Janis Lane: Mystery, Romance, & Flower Whispering

When Cheryl realizes her new next-door neighbor is someone she loved as a young girl, she immediately puts the brakes on her emotions. Never again would she allow the gorgeous hunk of a man to break her heart.

Ruggedly handsome Detective David Larkin isn’t used to pretty ladies giving him a firm no. He persists, even as Cheryl fights her own temptations. The two struggle to appreciate each other as adults, even as they admit to deep feelings from their childhood.

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Review of Swollen Identity

No “Spoilers” Review of Swollen Identity

I really enjoy Rich Leder’s style of writing: It is the perfect blend of mystery, humor, action, and quick-witted comments. Leder does a wonderful job at keeping the tone light. The humor comes from the writing—the subtle way the sentences are crafted—and from the characters themselves.

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Review: The Caelimane Operation by Chris Pavesic

Another terrific review of The Caelimane Operation. Thank you to Ky Grabowski for taking the time to read and review my novel. This type of feedback is wonderful for all authors!

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Nice Review on Goodreads

The Caelimane Operation received another nice review on Goodreads from fellow WP blogger Ky Grabowski! Excerpt: Chris Pavesic writes a hell of a in depth story. The Caelimane Operation is layered with history, connections and details you can miss if you blink too quick . . . See more here: Goodreads

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Anne Montgomery Presents A Light In the Desert

I’m delighted to introduce you to my author friend Anne Montgomery. Anne is visiting today with her new release A Light in the Desert, an intriguing Soft Thriller novel I think you’ll enjoy.  I have to admit that the steampunk part of me loves the cover artwork.–Chris. A Light in the Desert traces the story…

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Shaken not Stirred: Michael Weltz Discusses the Perfect Martini and Playing Chess with Dead Men

The Straight Martini by Michael Weitz Let’s talk about olives. Specifically, green olives. I’ve always been a fan of green olives, the kind with the cheery red pimento stuffed inside; they have a flavor that can’t be compared to anything else, they’re just…olivey. As a kid I remember pictures, posters and TV ads for restaurants,…

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Daniel Ausema’s Spire City: Book 2 and Book 3

Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork, and giant beetles pull picturesque carriages over cobbled streets, but there is a darker secret behind these wonders. A deadly infection, created by a mad scientist, is spreading through the city, targeting the poor and powerless, turning them slowly into animals. A group…

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Review: Beasts of Tabat by Cat Rambo

Beasts of Tabat focuses on the intertwining tales of Teo, a young boy who has been sold to the Temple by his parents in order to save his younger sister’s life, and Bella Kanto, a gladiator who represents the force of winter in Tabat’s arenas. Teo’s objections to his slavery are understandable. He is a…

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5 Minutes with Rich Leder

This is a chance to learn a bit more about Rich Leder, whose novel, McCall & Company: Workman’s Complication, was published in September 2014 by Laugh Riot Press. Click Here to See Rich Leder’s  Website  Blog  Facebook  Twitter  Pinterest  Goodreads  Amazon.com About the Author What I love most about writing . . . is the…

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Book Review: Workman’s Complication

I knew that I would like this novel from the very first line: “It was harder to sing with the vampire teeth than I thought it would be.” This is a very evocative image, especially given the number of television shows and movies that have featured vampires in the last decade. I often wondered how…

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