I'm a writer of mysteries, fantasy, and children's books. I reside in the city of the famed Alamo and River Walk, San Antonio, Texas. I'm currently working on a YA fantasy set in a world of unique magic.
Check out this new historical romance by author Didi Lawson and watch the exciting trailer from Youtube below.
Here is an excerpt from the novel:
The following is the scene where Marie-Louise first meets the young count:
The next day didn’t bring the desired results. When Marie-Louise visited the Schmidt & Roth insurance company about her tuition payments, she was informed that Mr. Roth was out of town and not expected to be back until the following week, and no one else in the office was familiar with the case.
That seemed very odd to Marie-Louise. She was sure that there must be a file in the office somewhere with her information. If the tuition won’t be paid before the deadline, her classes will be dropped. She was especially eager to take the Art History class which always filled up quickly according to the professor.
After receiving the letter from… Continue reading →
Where authors unite to raise funds for Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), a nonprofit that organizes undercover operations to free many of the 2 million children being trafficked as sex slaves around the world.
Participating authors are donating their books in exchange for donations
Donate $20 to receive a free book from a participating author (book prizes selected at random).
Donors of $40 or more will receive two free books, a series, or a bundle (selected at random as well).
Nearly 200 books have been donated by generous authors to help raise funds for this great cause–see the list of participating authors/books below!
Steampunk is a sizzling genre right now and only getting hotter!
Wikipedia gives us these definitions of Steampunk:“Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy literature and art that commonly features some aspect of steam-powered machinery, especially in a setting inspired by industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century. Steampunk works are often set in an alternative history of the 19th century’s British Victorian era or American “Wild West”, in a post-apocalyptic future during which steam power has maintained mainstream use, or in a fantasy world that similarly employs steam power…Steampunk perhaps most recognisably features anachronistic technologies or retro-futuristic inventions as people in the 19th century might have envisioned them, and is likewise rooted in the era’s perspective on fashion, culture, architectural style, and art. Steampunk may also incorporate additional elements from the genres of fantasy, horror, historical fiction, alternate history, or other branches of speculative fiction, making… Continue reading →