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Our May author interviews: Marla Cooper-5/3, Rhys Bowen-5/10, Cindy Brown-5/17, Martha Reed-5/24, Sherry Harris--5/31.

Saturday Guest Bloggers in May--Paty Jager-5/6 and Maren Anderson-5/13. WWK Saturday bloggers write on 5/20--Margaret S. Hamilton and on 5/27--Kait Carson. E. B. Davis blogs this month on 5/30.


“May 16, 2017 – The Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA) today announced the finalists of the second annual Star Award, given to authors of published women’s fiction. Six finalists were chosen in two categories, General and Outstanding Debut. The winners of the Star Award will be announced at the WFWA Retreat in Albuquerque, New Mexico on September 23, 2017.”

In the general category, WWK’s Carla Damron was one of three finalist for her novel, The Stone Necklace. Go to Carladamron.com for more information. Congratulations, Carla!

Congratulations to our writers for the following publications:

Warren Bull's new Lincoln mystery, Abraham Lincoln In Court & Campaign has been released. Look for the Kindle version on February 3.

Shari Randall's "Pets" will be included in Chesapeake Crimes: Fur, Feathers, and Felonies anthology, which will be published in 2018. In the same anthology "Rasputin," KM Rockwood's short story, will also be published. Her short story "Goldie" will be published in the Busted anthology, which will be released by Level Best Books on April 25th.

In addition, our prolific KM will have the following shorts published as well: "Sight Unseen" in Fish Out of Water, Guppie (SinC) anthology, just released, and "Making Tracks" in Passport to Murder, Bouchercon anthology, October 2017.

Margaret S. Hamilton's short story, "Once a Kappa" was published as a finalist in the Southern Writer's Magazine annual short story contest issue. Mysterical-E published her "Double Crust Corpse" in the Fall 2016 issue. "Baby Killer" will appear in the 2017 solar eclipse anthology Day of the Dark to be published this summer prior to the eclipse in August.

Linda Rodriquez has two pending book publications. Plotting the Character-Driven Novel will be released by Scapegoat Press on November 29th. Every Family Doubt, the fourth Skeet Bannion mystery, is scheduled for release on October, 18, 2017. Look for the interview by E. B. Davis here on that date!

James M. Jackson's 4th book in the Seamus McCree series, Doubtful Relations, is now available. His novella "Low Tide at Tybee" appears February 7 as part of Lowcountry Crimes: Four Novellas, which is available for order.

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Review of W. Soliman's LETHAL BUSINESS






When retired Inspector Charlie Hunter receives a frantic message over the radio that the motor vessel, Mistral, a 62 foot Azimut, has an uncontrollable fire in its engine room, he finds himself close enough to see it and another craft on the horizon but too far away to reach the burning ship in time.  From his motor trawler, No Comment, he observes a lifeboat full of people escape the flames. The second vessel he can see, a cigarette boat with the speed to come to Mistral’s aid first ignores the mayday and then plows through the lifeboat at top speed, sending all aboard to their deaths.

Why kill the survivors of a sinking ship?

Lethal Business is the third book in The Hunter files and it reads very well on its own.  W. Soliman has created a tough, likeable hero with a charming and believable heroine.  She describes a storm at sea and acts of political expedience with equal deftness and knowledge. I very much enjoyed this novel and I recommend it highly.

The release date is tomorrow.  

5 comments:

E. B. Davis said...

Is that the opening scene, Warren? It sounds suspenseful, but it must be a mystery. If the main character is a retired "Inspector" can I assume this is British?
Yes, you have provoked my curiosity. Good job!

Linda Rodriguez said...

Sounds interesting, Warren! You've certainly set up the suspense.

Gloria Alden said...

It sounds like a thriller, Warren. If that's the opening scene, it is sure to hook the reader.

Elaine Will Sparber said...

You hooked me, Warren. I'm looking forward to reading it and finding out why.

KM said...

Great start--the reader gets pulled in right away. Lots of room for this to grow! The immediate question comes up--is your protagonist now in danger from the "mad" boater? Open water hides a lot of evidence!