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A second book launch in a week: Torn Roots enters the Lei Crime Kindle World

It’s here—launch day for my fifth book-length fiction, Torn Roots. Torn Roots joins the Lei Crime Kindle World, a set of short stories, novelettes and novellas based on characters, settings and situations created by bestselling author Toby Neal in her Lei Crime series. The series is about Hawaiian police detective and sometimes FBI agent Leilani […]


IT’S ALIVE! JET – Stealth launches with the JET Kindle World

The JET Kindle World has launched! I feel both proud and humble to be included in this group of bestselling writers.  The Kindle World is an Amazon initiative where writers can contribute to the fictional world of another author. Russell Blake invited me and other authors to write stories based in the blistering-paced world of […]

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Cover reveal: JET – Stealth

    My next book will come out in about a week when the new JET Kindle World launches on July 28. So now it’s time to reveal the cover, designed by my favourite book cover designer, David C. Cassidy. What’s JET – Stealth about? Once Mossad’s deadliest assassin, Jet is headed for a new, […]


Coming soon: Money Makes it Deadlier—a new Lei Crime Kindle World story

By Julie C. Gilbert Money can buy many things, but can it purchase a permanent solution to divorce? Martin Cantrell would like to know the answer to that question. He has money, respect, and power, but he also has a monthly alimony payment that’s making him miserable. When a friend offers to deal with the […]

Preview: Torn Roots

Torn Roots, my first Kindle World title, publishes July 31. For you, my faithful readers, here is a preview: “They’re after me.” Sam rubbed his eyes and looked again. No, I’m not dreaming. “Rowan?” The tall woman pushed past him and shut the door. “Geez, will you ever clue in. What do you think it […]


Lei Crime title launches: Seal of a Monk

By Eden Baylee The newest addition to the Lei Crime Kindle Worlds is Eden Baylee’s second work in the series, bringing Lainey Lee back to Hawaii. It launches later in July, along with several other new titles by talented writers—and from me, too. Kindle Worlds is an Amazon initiative that allows authors to publish stories set […]