Posts Tagged ‘ New York ’

Terror With an Accent

September 3, 2014
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Every time her phone rings, New York attorney Eve Petersen’s heart stops, because she knows it may be the serial rapist who’s been phoning her with grisly details of each of his crimes. And in the new mystery “Mind Me, Milady,” by Kenneth Hicks and Anne Rothman-Hicks, the Gentleman Rapist invariably hints that Eve will be next. Eve also has a new client, a sweet but troubled young woman named Susan, who is struggling to…

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One Family’s Story of Coming to America

May 20, 2013
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Confession is good for the soul, even after the soul has been claimed. The novel “Forty Years in a Day” by Mona Rodriguez begins in Italy, 1900. After years of torment and neglect, Victoria and her four small children emigrate to Hell’s Kitchen, New York, to escape her alcoholic, abusive husband. On the day they leave, he tragically dies, but she doesn’t learn of his death for several years — it’s a secret that puts…

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Inside A Successful Writer’s Imagination

May 9, 2013
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Christy Potter is a Midwesterner who moved to New York almost 20 years ago – she calls herself a “displaced hayseed” – to pursue a career as a journalist and creative writer. Her love of talking to people is second only to her love of writing. And all of that comes through in her book”The World is My Oyster But I Didn’t Know How to Cook.” It’s a compendium of humorous and thought-provoking essays on…

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Paranoia, Revenge, Murder – Let’s Get Poed

November 9, 2012
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You’re invited to spend the night in The Usher Institute for the Study of Criminal Psychopathology. In Candy Korman‘s new suspense thriller “POED,” the clinic’s director takes you inside a contemporary version of Edgar Allan Poe’s dark and twisted world. The Usher, an exclusive clinic housing the most heinous killers in New York City, also prides itself on burying the deadliest secrets of the city’s most prominent families. It’s an original Gothic tale of horror…

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Just Your Friendly Neighborhood Vampire

August 8, 2012
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Willie is a young woman who’s just had her wedding plans yanked out from under her. Catching your fiancee in bed with another woman will do that. So she’s now spending the month that would have been her honeymoon in Italy, pet-and-apartment sitting on Tompkins Square in New York. As Willie tries to reboot her life, she watches too many woman-in-jeopardy movies on TV, and pays entirely too much attention to the pontificating parrot in…

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