Happy Valentine's Day! Here are a few of the recent and upcoming releases from members of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers:
All the Old Lions
#1 of the Thea Barlow Wyoming mystery series
By Carol Caverly
Now available as an ebook $.99
"Magazine editor, Thea Barlow, goes to Wyoming to nurture the author of a manuscript she wants--the detailed history of a local 19th century bordello, Halfway Halt. She quickly becomes the focus of an irate group of townsfolk who don’t want old family secrets revealed. One of them wants nothing less than to see Thea dead."
Carol is busy getting her remaining backlist uploaded as e-books as well. For more information, visit her website.
Mary Gillgannon announces that two more of her series novels are available as e-books.
The Dragon Bard $2.99
The Dragon Prince $2.99
You can find the rest of the story at Mary’s website.
Curses! A F**ked-Up Fairy Tale
By J. A. Kazimer
Trade paperback $15.00
"When Cinderella is run over by a New Never City bus, her not-so-ugly stepsister, Asia, suspects murder. So she hires RJ, a private eye, to investigate. Little does she know RJ is actually a villain on mental health leave from the Villain's Union. Cursed with an inability to say no to damsels in distress, RJ travels to the Kingdom of Maldetto, meets the rest of Cinderella's family--including her fiancé, the flamboyant Prince Charming, Cinderella's crazy stepmother, and a seriously twisted version of Hansel and Gretel--and dodges bullets, explosions, fires, and his own ex-wife to slip his own version of glass handcuffs on the wrists that fit. All while falling for Asia, who has a curse of her own to deal with..."
Everything you ever wanted to know about J.A. Kazimer can be found at her website and in this recent Chiseled in Rock interview.
"You've been here before! Standing in a line out to the parking lot, trying to buy this year's "must-have" gadget for your kid's Christmas. The experience inspired Michael Madigan to stretch the idea, and his short story has made the finals of the Labello Prize in Ireland. Winners receive cash and a spot in an anthology."
Back to Salem
By Alex Marcoux
Bella Books 2/14/12
"Jessie Mercer has it all—fame, fortune, and a best-selling novel being made into a major motion picture starring the alluring Taylor Andrews. When disturbing, real-life events begin mimicking the movie's plot, Jessie and Taylor find themselves drawn into a cosmic web of passion, treachery, and deception that began centuries ago! As the terror mounts, Jessie realizes she is the target and must go back—all the way back to Salem, where answers to the mystery unfold—before the evil from the past destroys her!"
"Back to Salem has been dubbed a "gender-bending thriller" and is a Lambda Literary Award Finalist for best lesbian mystery." Alex’s website and blog have lots more information about her and her books.
The Woman Who Loved Jesse James
By Cindi Myers
Belle Bridge Books 1/15/12
Trade Paperback $14.95
"Zee Mimms was just nineteen in 1864—the daughter of a stern Methodist minister in Missouri—when she fell in love with the handsome, dashing, and already notorious Jesse. He was barely more than a teenager himself, yet had ridden with William Quantrill’s raiders during the Civil War.
'You’ll marry a handsome young man,' a palm reader had told her. 'A man who will make you the envy of many. But . . . there will be hard times.'
Zee and Jesse’s marriage proved the palmist right. Jesse was a dangerous puzzle: a loving husband and father who kept his “work” separate from his family, though Zee heard the lurid rumors of his career as a bank robber and worse. Still, she never gave up on him. And he earned her love, time and again."
Learn more about Cindi and her books at her website.
This list was compiled by Pat Stoltey