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Grab Your Copy! Download ebooks for 99c thru Dec 31!

THREE MORE DAYS to download Runaway, Veteran and Gutter Punk for ONLY 99c EACH!
Grab a murder mystery set in the Pacific NW and settle in for an end of year or New Years Day read.
Available on AppleBooks, Kobo, Barnes & Noble Nook and of course Amazon 😝

~ Runaway, Book 1 99c
A runaway is found dead in an alley. Who is she? Why is she on the streets? Investigators Jordan and Connors pursue a killer and uncover deceit, lies and exploitation.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/BO8KGZYJNQ

~Veteran, Book 2 99c
A Gulf War Veteran, haunted by his past, is accused of a vicious crime. Why does he not come to his own defense? Jordan and Connors believe in his innocence—but will they be able to prove it?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08MCV3WB2

~Gutter Punk, Book 3 99c
A suspect from Lieutenant Jordan’s past threatens to expose a devastating secret. When she’s thrown into the dicey world of street kids, will they trust her to find a killer in their midst?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08ZC4D97R

*Special Note: i’m currently in a pricing scuffle with the BIG BAD AMZN b/c the retailer is featuring a “resale” softcover copy of Gutter Punk for $51 (I set the retail price at $17). I’ve discussed this with AMZN. They don’t give a crap b/c they don’t have to give a crap. Have any of my indie author friends had a similar issue?

Happy Holiday Reads!

Happy Holiday Reads!
Digital copies of Runaway, Veteran and Gutter Punk ONLY 99c each! On Amazon, Barnes & Noble Nook, Apple Books and Kobo! Special pricing through Jan 1st.
Grab a copy and a hot cup of something and settle in!

~ Runaway, Book 1 99c A runaway is found dead in an alley. Who is she? Why is she on the streets? Investigators Jordan and Connors pursue a killer and uncover deceit, lies and exploitation.

~Veteran, Book 2 99c. A Gulf War Veteran haunted by his past is accused of a vicious crime. Why does he not come to his own defense? Jordan and Connors believe in his innocence—but will they be able to prove it?

~Gutter Punk, Book 3 99c. A suspect from Lieutenant Jordan’s past threatens to expose a devastating secret. When she’s thrown into the dicey world of street kids, will they trust her to find a killer in their midst?

Happy Holidays to Everyone!

Just to let you know, my mulled wine turned out delicious as always — although Ranger is not impressed.

You can vary the wine-to -cider ratio. I’ve found that the cheaper the wine, the better 😂 I used Yellow Tail Cab/Sauv this year.

I don’t add the star anise as I don’t care for the favor of licorice.

Mix together in soup pot or crock pot until steamy. Your house will smell so christmasy!

Keeps nicely in frig for a few days and — dare i say it—warms in microwave or just stick it back on burner. I used to warm it on the woodstove when we lived in cold, wet, rainy WA.

#mulledwine #yellowtailwine #cabsauv #cheers #holidayseason

Happy Winter Solstice!

Winter Solstice 2022 arrives at at 2:47pm MST today. I’m excited that the event occurs in the afternoon this year so I won’t sleep through it. The days will slowly creep longer and become warmer. It’s uphill from here, everyone! Cheers and happy holidays, in whatever tradition you celebrate or observe! 🕎♥️✝️🙏✡️🎄☮️

2022: My Year in Books

According to Goodreads I’ve read 30 of my goal of 35 books for the year. I count 28 in this summary for 2022.
Although the year isn’t quite over, my current read “Sister Mother Warrior” is nearly 500 pages and as of today I’m at only 10% read. Chances are I might finish it but with visitors & holiday festivities, I very much doubt it.
First year I’ve not met my goal but am giving myself a break, all things considered.
Thanks to the great indie authors I discovered this year and to those I returned to. Please keep those great books coming!!

A collage of my reads over the past year. i’m
proud to say that 14 are by Indie authors!

December Bookstack

Happy December, everyone!

My December #bookstack

It’s my bday month and my rule is no Christmas decorations until after my bday but i’m making an exception.

I’m liking this #decemberbookstack — only two non-fictions and totally cheating with the Fodor’s but hey, it is a book. Unfortunately, only one Indie Author, however, if you’re looking for YA novels for middle grade readers, check out the the Dragonborn series by Brett Humphrey. Perfect adventure series. My grandson loved them.

Death Comes to Pemberley by PD James

Education for Critical Consciousness by Paulo Freire

Carrie by Stephen King

Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Book of Flying by Keith Miller

Fodor’s Essential Great Britain

Rebellion by @bretthumphreyauthor

#indieauthorsofinstagram #bookaddict #spellthemonthinbooks

Cover Reveal for “Swan Song“!

I’ve been beside myself with excitement because the cover for “Swan Song” was finalized just in time for the holiday events held the past 2 weekends. Kudos to Terri J. Kitts, graphic artist with Fiverr, for creating a beautiful cover whilst dealing with my ocd about details. I discovered Terri on LinkedIn. Highly recommend. Getting closer to the finish of this project. Stay tuned!

My Thanks to Mark Bierman for featuring me in his Author Focus series

Thanks go to fellow indie author Mark Bierman for this focus article and for the heartfelt reviews of my books. It’s great when a reader/reviewer “gets it”!

Please Welcome Author Susanne Perry

Happy Hump-Day! We’re halfway through the week and plowing through November. I don’t know about your area, but here, our stores have been lined with …

Please Welcome Author Susanne Perry

Tuesday Teaser: Swan Song

Here’s a tiny snippet from my soon-to-be-released novel, Swan Song. I’m excited for this one to finally be out there and will share the cover with you soon. More info below. #swansongthenovel #indieauthors #tuesdayteasers

More about “Swan Song” Mara Cordovan’s life had been rough even before she learned she was dying. Her death sentence was caused by chemical exposure in the workplace. Corporate greed was to blame —and her demise could have been prevented. With nothing left to lose, she decides against seeking restitution in the time she has left. Instead, Mara wants revenge.