Dave DeHart’s new book, Shadow Plots, has just been published by Booklocker. It should be available at all online booksellers by June 1, 2011. An ebook version will also be available for Kindle and Nook readers. This is a noir mystery, with a strong female protagonist that should appeal to mystery lovers of both sexes. Oregonians will particularly find it interesting since it is set in 1936 Portland at the height of the Great Depression.
Judith Allen’s novel, Looking Through Water, now is available through bookstores, or online through VirtualBookworm, Amazon or BarnesandNoble; also as a digital download from Amazon or Barnes and Noble, for Kindle, iPad, or Nook.
Her earlier non-fiction book (written as Judith Allen Edwards, Ph.D,), The Five Stages of Death and Dying Getting Well is also available through Amazon.
Tom Birdseye, a writer who specializes in books for children and teens, has a new release, Storm Mountain. Aimed at readers in grades four through eight, this action novel concerns a scheme by two younsters to spread their late father’s ashes at the base of the mountain where they died in a climbing accident.
Patty Jacobs new book, My Balancing Act: Memoir of Adapting to Multiple Sclerosis and Recapturing a Joyful Life, was released in November, 2010. (Click on the link for more information and to order.)
Larry Brooks’s Storyfix has been voted the best blog for writers for 2010. (The top ten most read blogs for Storyfix in 2010 are archived on his site.) Larry’s new book, Story Engineering: Mastering the 6 Core Competencies of Successful Writing, will be available from Writers’ Digest in February.