fineartofmurderff

A Picture Perfect Murder in The Fine Art of Murder

Retired police chief Katherine Sullivan has returned home to help her newly divorced daughter when a young woman is murdered at the Pierce family estate. The murdered woman was an assistant to Randolph Pierce whose reputation as a spoiled rich kid…

ghostlyff

Hauntings in Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories

An unnamed narrator is plagued by guilt after he does something awful to his pet cat, but the feline is not about to let the narrator escape his punishment in Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Black Cat.” This is the first story…

A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding

The Gift of Love in A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding

Amaterasu Takahashi’s daughter and grandson died in the bombing of Nagasaki, and all she has left are photographs and her daughters diary that Ama has never read. Ama wants to forget so she moved to America and has spent the last forty years trying to numb the pain until a man claims that he is her grandson.

allthepresidentsff

The Greener Side of The White House in All The Presidents’ Gardens

From sheep grazing and green houses to a squirrel called “Pete” and victory gardens, the White House lawn and garden has gone through many changes. The exterior of the White House is quite recognizable and static but the lawns and gardens have been influenced by different president’s desires…

Recipes for Love and Murder

A Murder Treat in Recipes for Love and Murder

Maria loves to cook and writes a recipe column in the local newspaper when one day her editor and friend, Hattie, asks Maria to begin writing an advice column with recipes included. Maria is skeptical but when the letters arrive…

killinglessonsff

Serial Killers in The Killing Lessons

Two serial killers are leaving behind a trail of murdered mutilated women. Their next victim is a woman with two children who live in an isolated home in the wilds of Colorado. The killers’ attack goes as planned until the woman’s young daughter escapes…

kinfisherff

The Arthurian Fantasy Kingfisher

Pierce Oliver has never met his father, and Prince Daimon does not know who his mother is, but both young men want to find out more about their missing parent. To find his father, Pierce travels to King Arden’s court, and Daimon questions his father, the king about his mother. As the two young men set off on their personal journeys…

firstentrepreneurff

Economic Lessons in First Entrepreneur

George Washington is remembered for his presidency and his military leadership while his role as a businessman is often overlooked. Washington was born during a time in Virginia when many planters, including Washington, struggled with debt…

Dodgers

Violent Realities in Dodgers

East’s job was to guard the drug house and give a warning if the police were coming, though something went wrong and the alarm wasn’t given. East is only fifteen, and he’s made a major mistake, but instead of being punished he’s been offered another job. This one is much more dangerous…

sleepinggiantsff

Science Fiction debut of the Sleeping Giants

Eleven-year-old Rose was riding her bike when the earth opened up revealing a large hole. She fell into the opening and landed safely on a huge hand. The hand seemed to be thousands of years old, and it was a mystery who built the hand and why. The government studied the hand but discovered nothing and shelved the project until…

Love in Lowrecase

Blame the Cat in Love in the Lowercase

Samuel is a lonely professor who never diverges from his ordered life and intellectual certainty until one New Year’s Day when a cat runs into his apartment and won’t leave. Flabbergasted by the feline…

summerbeforethewarff

Helen Simonson’s latest The Summer Before the War

It’s the summer of 1914 in East Sussex when the town of Rye prepares for the arrival of the first woman Latin teacher in their local grammar school. Beatrice Nash has impeccable qualifications, but the community is hesitant…