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Seven Random Things about Murder in the Worst Degree

Murder in the Worst Degree Marilyn M
I had the title before I knew what the plot was going to be. A friend said, “Why don’t you call your next Rocky Bluff P.D. mystery, Murder in the Worst Degree?” I thought that was a terrific title. Of course when I sat down to write the book, I had no idea where I was going with it. I had plenty of ongoing minor plots with the characters who appear in every book, but I had to come up with a murder that would qualify for being in the worst degree. I really wasn’t sure if I’d done that until I got near the end.    Because my series is based on the men and women in the police department, there must be more than one crime. Besides the murder, there’s also a rapist on the loose, and a couple of burglaries. And of course, you’ll also learn about

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January Justice Book Blast

[caption id="attachment_2381" align="alignright" width="193"] January Justice Book Blast[/caption] About the book: Reeling from his wife’s unsolved murder, Malcolm Cutter is just going through the motions as a chauffeur and bodyguard for Hollywood’s rich and famous. Then a pair of Guatemalan tough guys offer him a job. It’s an open question whether they’re patriotic revolutionaries or vicious terrorists. Either way, Cutter doesn’t much care until he gets a bomb through his window, a gangland beating on the streets of L.A., and three bullets in the chest. Now there’s another murder on Cutter’s Mind. His own. Purchase January Justice   About the author: Athol Dickson’s mystery, suspense, and literary novels have won three Christy Awards and an Audie Award. Suspense fans who enjoyed Athol’s They Shall See God will love his latest novel, January Justice, the first installment in a new mystery series called The Malcolm Cutter Memoirs. The second and third

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Haunted – author interview Douglas Misquita

[caption id="attachment_1963" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Haunted Book Tour"][/caption]   About Haunted FBI Special Agent Kirk Ingram’s life is torn apart when his family is brutally murdered before his eyes. Devastated physically and psychologically, he vows to destroy organized crime in all forms. In the Eastern bloc, a rogue dictator state is stockpiling Citex, a deadly nerve agent… Across the globe, an international trade house funnels Balkan organized crime activities through its business channels and now hatches a plot to distribute Citex to major cities in the world, creating a nexus with terror that threatens to bring the world order to the point of anarchy. And only one man stands in the way of global terror and paranoia. One man seeking redemption and waging a personal battle against the demons of his past. Get your adrenaline rush as the plot unfolds breathlessly from the gritty streets of Los Angeles to the remote

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The Poetry of Murder – Author Interview

  Paperback Writer welcomes Mystery Novelist, Bernadette Steele with her first mystery novel, The Poetry of Murder.  On her first virtual book tour she is here to tell us about how she approaches her writing in a systematic manner that involves developing detailed outline and character descriptions. The Poetry of Murder is the first in a continuing series of mysteries featuring the protagonist, Geneva Anderson   The Poetry of Murder Synopsis: During her time at the International House of Chicago, aspiring African American poet, Geneva Anderson has met people from around the globe, listened to debates about world issues and celebrated the arts. But with the arrival of a new year, Geneva will also discover that an inheritance can be a blessing and a curse. After her aunt, Victoria Franklin, the director of the International House of Chicago is murdered; Geneva’s life is unraveled by a mysterious inheritance and a

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