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Fun Fall Favorites $300 Giftcard Giveaway

Shauna at I Love to Read and Review Books has put together another big giveaway . . . this one for $300. Deadly Alliance is one of the featured books (you can check out Shauna’s review by clicking here.) I haven’t read most of the books included this month, but I recommend mine if you like historical […]

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Blog Tour Book Review: Citizens of Logan Pond: Life

Today I’m reviewing Rebecca Belliston’s latest novel, Citizens of Logan Pond: Life. As part of the blog tour, Rebecca is hosting a giveaway for a signed copy of the book, plus a $25 Amazon gift card (enter below). About the Book: Her home. Her parents. Her freedom. Gone. His dreams. His sister. Himself. Lost. Two […]

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Summer Fun $175 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

  11 authors have come together to give you some SUMMER FUN READING and a $175 AMAZON GIFT CARD! Click on the image to read a summary of each book :)             GIVEAWAY ends 8/31/14    No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older and legally able to receive […]

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The 70th Anniversary of D-day

Seventy years ago today, American, British, and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France in the largest amphibious invasion in history. It wouldn’t be overly dramatic to say they were on a quest to save the world. The preparation for D-day was intense, involving specialized training, elaborate deception schemes, and more than 10,000 combat […]

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Why Repetition Can Make Your Book Better

Today I’m posting over at author Rebecca Belliston’s blog as part of her annual March Book Madness series. I’ve written about circularity and repetition in books and movies, and included a small sneak peak of Deadly Alliance. Click on the link below to read all about it!

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How to Code Messages Like a WWII Spy

This blog post will take you through the steps of encoding a message using double transposition, just like British and American spies did in WWII. Should you feel like trying it out, it will be up to you to look up the Morris code, secure a radio, and find someone to transmit it to. Early in […]

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I have a new title, and a map

The title for my third novel was finalized last month: Deadly Alliance. I like it. A lot. No, it wasn’t one of my suggestions, but I’m completely OK with that. I have a fascination with titles that include the word dead or any of its derivatives (as long as it doesn’t sound like a novel about zombies). In […]

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