Member News

June 2024

Dale Berry  Dale Berry and his Myriad Publications will be returning to their regular hideaway in space #E-02 at the San Diego Comic Con International, July 24-28. More info here.
John Blenkush – My novel, Sandman of Caye Caulker, just published. Available here.

Joe Clifford – I’m going on a short Italian tour (for my books Lamentation and La Casa Sul Lago) in June after Thrillerfest.
Say My Name hit #1 in ALL of Kindle on April 15.
The sequel to that book, I Won’t Say a Word: A Say My Name Novel is out July (Square Tire Books).

Ted Haynes – The fifth book in my Northwest Murder Mystery series, The Sunriver Murders, will be available in bookstores and online on June 18.  The mystery confounds Sheriff’s Detective Carl Breuninger with the baffling death of an innocent citizen in what is meant to be a fun-filled resort.

Claudia Long – I’m overjoyed to announce my signing with Sibylline Press Digital First for a brand new mystery series–a cozy and funny series that takes place in a small town in the famous wine country of California! Murder without a Duck is the first title and will be available later in 2024. 
Margaret Lucke – My short story “Open House” has been published in the anthology Invasive Species, produced by the Northern California chapter of Sisters in Crime, which debuted in April at Left Coast Crime. Available here.
I am making a presentation called “How to Keep Your Readers Turning the Pages: Creating Stories with Tension, Pacing, and Suspense” to Tri-Valley Branch of the California Writers Club in Livermore, CA, on Saturday, June 15. Details here
Nick Mamatas – My noir short story “Shriek of the Week” is available as an instant ebook download for anyone who pre-orders the anthology 120 Murders: Dark Fiction in Tribute to the Alternative Era from publisher House of Gamut. Pre-order here. Link comes with receipt.

Robin Somers – I just received the announcement from Pacific Book Awards that my book Eleven Stolen Horses received the Finalist award for Best Western, 2024. Link here. The book will be published September 17, 2024, by Sibylline Press. This contemporary story is set in the rural foothills of the Sierra Nevada, where protagonist Eleanor Wooley has begun a new life as a crime reporter for the local newspaper. When her best friend goes missing, Eleanor begins an obsessive search to find her. Along the way, she is exposed to the unfortunate fate of wild horses in the hands of kill buyers working the horse slaughter pipeline. Her quest takes her deep into northeastern Nevada’s remote wilderness, where Eleanor must decide whether to give up the search for her missing friend or save her own life.