If you are interested in blogging or want to promote your book, please contact E. B. Davis at writerswhokill@gmail.com.


June Interviews













6/3 Gretchen Archer, Double Trouble
6/10 Kaye George, Deadly Sweet Tooth
6/17 Annette Dashofy, Til Death
6/24 Adam Meyer


Saturday Guest Bloggers

6/6 Mary Keliikoa
6/13 William Ade
6/20 Liz Milliron


WWK Bloggers:

6/27 Kait Carson
6/30 WWK Writers--What We're Reading Now

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Susan Van Kirk's Three May Keep A Secret has been republished by Harlequinn's Worldwide Mystery. The WWK interview about the book can be accessed here. We're so glad another publisher picked up this series.


KM Rockwood's "Burning Desire," and Paula Gail Benson's "Living One's Own Truth," have been published in the anthology Heartbreaks & Half-truths. Congratulations to all of the WWK writers.


Please join Margaret S. Hamilton's Kings River Life podcast of her short story "Busted at the Book Sale" here. Congratulations, Margaret!


WWK is proud of our four Agatha nominees. Kaye George for Best Short Story--not her first time to be nominated, Connie Berry and Grace Topping for Best First Mystery Novel, and Annette Dashofy for Best Contemporary Novel--her fifth nomination! All are winners but without Agatha Teapots. Onto 20121!


Look for Kaye George and Margaret S. Hamilton's short stories in the new Mid-Century Murder by Darkhouse Books. Kaye's story is "Life and Death on the Road" and Margaret's story is titled "4BR/3.5BA Contemporary."


Grace Topping's second novel in Laura Bishop staging series, Staging Wars, was released by Henery Press on April 28th. Look for the interview here from April 29th.


Kaye George's second novel in the Vintage Sweets mystery series, Deadly Sweet Tooth, was released on June 2. Look for the interview here on June 10.


Annette Dashofy's 10th Zoe Chambers mystery, Til Death, will be released on June 16th. Look for the interview here on June 17.


Shari Randall will be writing again for St. Martin's, perhaps under a pseudonym. We look forward to reading Shari's Ice Cream Shop Mystery series debuting next year. Congratulations, Shari!

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Finding Happiness through the Written Word by Chloe Sunstone


One typical Monday morning I dragged myself to my tedious Human Resources (HR) job. Tired legs, a bored mind and my drooping eyes watched the seconds tick by on the clock. I wondered when this hell would end. When will I be able to escape the suffocating structure of corporate America? That evening, I trudged into my home, laptop in tow, prepared to make a quick, unhealthy dinner and hop on my Dell for another three to four hours of work. I made eye contact with my loving husband, Mike, and he knew.

“Babe, it’s time for you to quit for good. Do something else. How about writing? You’re so talented, you’ll figure it out. Check authoring a bestseller off your bucket list.”

So, the journey began. After over 25 years in HR, I took the leap and returned to my first love, writing.  Energized by my emerging creativity while writing, I’ve released two cybercrime thrillers in the last year.

Why cybercrime? Well, most of my HR experience was in project management, implementing new systems and processes. Plus, I’m married to a Software Engineer and fascinated by today’s technology. Therefore, my books focus on a fictional world where cybercrime bleeds into the real world leading to mayhem and murder.

My latest thriller, Ginger Snapped, was inspired by a family trip to Northern California. While Mike and I walked hand in hand along the Golden Gate Bridge and visited Sonoma Valley like typical camera-carrying, Chardonnay-slugging tourists, we fell in love with the area and had a brief discussion about relocating from Cleveland to San Francisco to start a new adventure. But instead, we returned home to our normal life.

Years later, I recalled that seemingly mundane conversation and my overactive imagination created a situation, where that cross-country move would threaten everything…our beliefs, our relationship and, ultimately, our lives. A simple conversation inspired a potentially best-selling novel. What if?

Learn more about Ginger Snapped below
How does an amazing professional opportunity descend into a living nightmare? Carefree Ginger's motto of “Work Hard, Play Harder” shapes her life. So, when her husband, Jake, gets a job offer on the other side of the country, she is up for the adventure. But after Jake accepts the promotion, nothing is as expected. While Ginger remains in Cleveland to sell their house, she is plagued by strange prank calls, premonition-like nightmares, and the feeling that she is being watched.  Is Jake's new job putting her in danger?  Unfortunately, she ignores her intuition and soon finds herself face to face with a ruthless killer. Trapped in a deadly world of corporate corruption and murderous greed, she must overcome her own fears and rely on her wits if she plans to survive.

Pick up your copy of Ginger Snapped on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1732013608

Chloe lives in Cleveland, Ohio with her loving husband, Mike. They spend their free time boating, scuba diving, and of course, reading. You can find out more about Chloe at:

6 comments:

Grace Topping said...

Sounds like an exciting book. I just took a tour of the FBI Headquarters yesterday, and they are really focusing on cybercrime, so your theme is very relevant. I was astounded to learn from a fellow writer that people have been murdered by cyber attack on their pacemakers. Frightening. Good luck on your series.

Margaret S. Hamilton said...

I like your plot premise! Waving from Cincinnati.

Kait said...

Congratulations! The books sound great. It is amazing how much our lives are at risk to hackers and how easy hackers are able to infiltrate our personal world. I don't pretend to understand, but I love having the bejeebers scared out of me with a well written cybercrime book. Good luck with the series.

E. B. Davis said...

Welcome, Chloe. Good luck with you book!

KM Rockwood said...

Fascinating. I know there are cyber crimes (and, obviously, cyber criminals) out there but I don't really know much about them.

Your books sound like they would be really interesting, both for newbies like me and for people with a more sophisticated understanding of the problem.

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for your kind comments! My extensive research into cybercrime was a real eye opener. If you read the book and have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me at chloe@chloesunstone.com.
I love discussing this intriguing topic. FYI, my next book, Spicy Ginger, explores "The Internet of Everything" -- in other words, how our smart devices (phones, TV, tablets, refrigerators etc) can be used against us.