January 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to the January 2019 newsletter!

First of all my apologies for the newsletter being late this month. Usually I have it out on the first of the month. I was in Scotland until January 4th, and I never had a chance to do the newsletter while over there.

I then got caught up in a few other things. Then that plus being away led me to a huge backlog of work and doing the newsletter unfortunately got away from me. (more…)


Reader Mailbag: Best Books/Series/Author Read in 2018

In the December 2018 newsletter I asked the readers what the favourite book they read in 2018 was, or what was the best series or author they got introduced to.

Here were the responses:



Order of Rachel A. Marks Books

Rachel A. Marks is an author of paranormal romance and fantasy novels. She writes the Dark Cycle series. In addition to being a novelist, Rachel is a cancer survivor, artist, surfer and dirt bike rider. She enjoys watching re-runs of Buffy and Smallville, and was voted “Most Likely to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse.” Rachel is married with four kids. (more…)


Order of Robert Irvine Books

Robert Irvine is an American author of mystery novels. He writes the Moroni Traveler series, which critics considered to be anti-Mormon, due to the shenanigans that went on involving the church in the series. Robert also has written as R.R. Irvine, Val Davis, Peter Heath, Peter H. Fine and Peter Heath Fine. Robert studied anthropology and archaeology at the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in Northern California. (more…)


Order of David Bell Books

David Bell is an American author of suspense novels. He is a USA Today bestselling author. David’s work has been translated into many different foreign languages. In 2013, he won the Prix Polar International de Cognac for best crime novel by an international author. He is an associate professor of English at Western Kentucky University where he directs the MFA program in creative writing. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, David now resides in Bowling Green, Kentucky with his wife, writer Molly McCaffrey. (more…)