Let me start by saying the title of this book isn’t fair @claremackintosh #myreview #amreading Click To Tweet It doesn’t describe the story and instead misleads the reader. Otherwise the book was a fun read. I enjoyed the characters. Many reviewers didn’t like the main character because she was so unreliable. But, unreliable characters are becoming […]
3 Tips for Creating Suspense
As a reader, I love being in #suspense #amwriting Click To Tweet I’m to the kind of reader, however, who avoids too much suspense–meaning, if it gets too scary, I’m outta there. Granted some readers love that kind of heightened suspense, but me, I like enough to keep me turning the pages without so much […]
#BookReview The Boy in the Suitcase–Stunningly Suspenseful
When I started reading The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis I worried about the child. Did I really want to read a book where a child had been stuffed in a suitcase? But with over 1500 reviews and still with 4 stars, I decided to give it a go. And, […]
Promotional Book Tours Rave Reviews
During the fabulous review tour hosted by Promotion Book Tours, The Clock Strikes Midnight received many rave reviews. Learn why bloggers love this book. Kelly’s Book Blog says… “This is the first book I’ve ever read by Joan Curtis and I’ve gotta say I’m a huge fan! I don’t normally read books like this so […]
New Reviews–The Clock Strikes Midnight
New Review–Sara Jayne Townsend When she finds out she has three months left to live, Janie Knox returns home #museitup #theclockstrikesmidnight Click To Tweet and faces the past she has spent so long running from, to try and put right some wrongs before it’s too late. As the story unfolds we learn more about Janie, […]
Welcome–Author Denise Moncrief
Today it is my great pleasure to welcome five time published author, Denise Moncrief. She is here to talk about her writing and her success as a writer. Because Denise writes suspense books and that, too, is my passion as a reader and a writer, I’m particularly honored to have her as a guest today. […]
Mystery, Thriller or Suspense?
When I asked the question so what is a mystery anyway, I got some interesting responses. Most people agree that the traditional who-done-it’s are mysteries. Whenever there’s a dead body early in the book, you have a mystery to find out who the dead person is and how that person ended up dead. I did […]
So What’s a Mystery Anyway?
What’s a true mystery? Does it have to be a “who-done-it?” Or, can be a story full of mystery and suspense? I’m curious as I work on deciding on the genre for The Clock Strikes Midnight. I’ve read plenty of who done it mysteries, both police procedural and malice domestic versions. I’ve also read plenty […]