Cover Reveal: The Bloodstained Doll

ON OCTOBER 8, my 15th novel, The Bloodstained Doll, will be released in hardcover, paperback and e-book editions by Flame Tree Press. It’s another horrific murder-mystery thriller in the vein of my last Flame Tree release, Five Deaths for Seven Songbirds. Meant to celebrate the crazy giallo thrillers of Italy from the 1970s, I have really enjoyed writing these two novels and I hope you’ll enjoy reading them! So… without further ado… here’s what it…

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The Night Mother is nominated for a 2024 Splatterpunk Award!

TONIGHT WHEN I LOGGED in after the workday, I found my social media had been blowing up all day… because The Night Mother is nominated for a 2024 SPLATTERPUNK AWARD in the Best Novel Category!!! Talk about a great way to end the day! I am hugely thankful to everyone who nominated the book – it’s a novel I’m really proud of that was literally a decade in the making. I had wanted to write…

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2023: Where Did The Time Go?

THIS WAS ONE action-packed year for me. Seems like every year slips by faster than the one before these days, but 2023 really cooked! A big part of that was my son Shaun starting college. He’s a music major focused on percussion, so the first quarter of the year we went to several schools so that he could audition. We visited Butler University, VanderCook College of Music, Illinois State University, Northern Illinois University, University of…

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NOW ON AUDIO: NightWhere, The Night Mother, Pumpkin Man & Violet Eyes

OVER THE PAST THREE months, new audiobook company Fright Night Audio has released four of my novels in audiobook format via Amazon and Audible. Violet Eyes, which previously had a limited release a few years ago from Audio Realms, just came out in a newly recorded edition this week and is narrated by Kaleigh Kirby. The Pumpkin Man, which was my last novel for Leisure Books back in 2011, is finally in audiobook format a…

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