Tuesday, August 2, 2011

What's New from Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers?

Here are a few of the new and upcoming releases from members of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers:


Senior Moments Are Murder
by Mike Befeler
Five Star/Cengage, August 17, 2011
ISBN: 978-1432825096
Hardcover $25.95

"Cantankerous octogenarian Paul Jacobson must solve a series of murders while struggling with the problems of his short-term memory loss. Paul learns about the homeless community, disreputable art dealers and the beach scene in Venice Beach, California, and must dance a geezer two-step to stay out of the clutches of the police and the bad guys."

To learn more about Mike's series, visit his website. Mike also blogs about the writing life and senior issues at Author Mike Befeler.


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Animal Attraction
by Jenna McClure
The Wild Rose Press, July 29, 2011
Kindle Edition $7.00

"Animal Attraction is a contemporary romance set in Colorado and features two spunky, loveable characters you can't help but love.

The heroine, Emmalyn Ashmore, is an environmental consultant who has not had the best luck with love in the past. Both cynical and optimistic, she vows never to fall in love again.

Fate, however, has other plans...as usual."


Visit Jenna's website for more information about her work.


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The Whitefire Crossing
by Courtney Schafer
Night Shade Books, August 1, 2011
ISBN: 978-1597802833
Trade Paperback $14,99

"Dev is a smuggler with the perfect cover. He's in high demand as a guide for the caravans that carry legitimate goods from the city of Ninavel into the country of Alathia. The route through the Whitefire Mountains is treacherous, and Dev is one of the few climbers who knows how to cross them safely. With his skill and connections, it's easy enough to slip contraband charms from Ninavel - where any magic is fair game, no matter how dark - into Alathia, where most magic is outlawed."

For more information, visit Courtney's website. She is also a contributor to The Night Bazaar, a fantasy/sci fi/horror blog from the authors of Night Shade Books.


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Buried by the Roan
by Mark Stevens
People's Press, August 9, 2011
ISBN: 978-0981781099
Trade paperback $14.95

"Fracking ruptures more than the earth.

The spark for Buried by the Roan is a dead hunter on the shore of Oyster Lake, deep in the Flat Tops Wilderness. Josh Keating's demise could be a case of a hunter drinking too much and stumbling late at night. Or it could be something much worse. Plenty of other strange things are going on to make hunting guide Allison Coil think the death is no accident."

Check out Mark's website for a longer synopsis and for a list of his upcoming appearances.

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This list was compiled by Pat Stoltey

11 comments:

Margot Kinberg said...

Pat - Thanks for this rundown on these new releases. There's a nice variety among them!

Janet Fogg said...

I think I need more time to read!

Patricia Stoltey said...

Hi Margot -- That's the great thing about RMFW -- the members are from all genres of fiction, and there's always something new coming out.

Janet -- I'm forcing myself to make more time to read. My TBR stack is once more out of control.

Beth Groundwater said...

Congratulations to all the authors! Every one of these books looks like a great read.

Patricia Stoltey said...

And this is just a sampling, Beth. I may have to do a second "What's New?" this month. :)

j. a. kazimer said...

Hey Pat,

Thanks for the list. I can't wait to read Mike's new one. Great series. But then again, I always find great stuff from our RMFW. Looking forward to reading all of the new ones.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Fantasy one looks cool, although the title of the first one is hilarious!

John Paul McKinney said...

Thanks for compiling these. The synopses are all enticing.

Marlena Cassidy said...

Patricia, thank you for the rundown! I'm especially interested in The Whitefire Crossing and Buried by the Roan.

Patricia Stoltey said...

Thanks to all who've stopped by today to see what RMFW authors have to offer. Stay tuned...

Kate Evangelista said...

Well wishes to all the new releases. :-)