Category Archives: Urban Fantasy

New book!

Hi everyone. I am bouncing around because I have a new book out titled Shades of Memory. It’s not a BVC book, but I’d like to prattle on about it anyhow. It’s the fourth in my ongoing Diamond City Magic … Continue reading

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Book View Café Pioneers a New Way of Buying Books — Again!

Bring 14 publishers and author-groups together under one umbrella. Have them all agree to the same low sale price for a short period of time. Yes, today we aren’t just letting you know about a couple of BVC bargains. We … Continue reading

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Alma’s Bookshelf: Midnight at Spanish Gardens

Follow me. Let me take you somewhere. Let me take you to a place which once was real and is now no more, a place that existed as the worst-kept secret of the University where I was young, handed down … Continue reading

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Alma’s Bookshelf: The Were Chronicles

The origins of this series lie in my quintessential problem: I don’t write short stories, at least not easily or often or even willingly. But when I got wind of an upcoming anthology about Were-kind, with the specific fiat that … Continue reading

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Another Song of Ice and Fire

I’m in another Storybundle from now through September 8th, and as part of the fun (because these are very communal experiences), we’ve all been interviewing each other about our books and our theme, which is Weird West. For those who … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Diana Pharaoh Francis

Diana Pharaoh Francis taught herself how to ride a horse at the ripe old age of six years. The next few years were spent either so lost in a book that her family had to send a search party out after her, or bareback on a horse, herding cattle and still more horses. The best combination was reading until the wee hours, and then sleeping until five minutes before she was due in the barn. Continue reading

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Let the Good Times (and Reviews) Roll
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Okay, I’m going to take my blog spot today to crow just a bit about early responses to my Bird Street Books collaboration, Devil’s Daughter: Lucinda’s Pawnshop, Book One. (With Hope Schenk-de Michele and Paul Marquez.) I’m especially pleased with reviews … Continue reading

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BVC announces Tainted Waters by Leah Cutter

Sometimes you need more than eyes to see. A terrorist bomber threatens Minneapolis during the run-up to the Aquatennial. None of the Post-Cogs can get a fix on him: whenever the bomber arrives, the timelines get corrupted. Cassie has other … Continue reading

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Beta Demons Do It Better: writing a sweet reunion romance in an urban paranormal universe

I really fell for Kamadeva as I was writing him. He may be a slacker, but he’s good-hearted and thoroughly kind, a lazy beta sweetheart who is permanently in love with a butt-kicking alpha virgin. He won’t get anywhere beating his chest. But he might make it work if he can get her to seduce herself. Continue reading

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Visiting Lucinda’s Pawnshop
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I’m pausing in my writing rants to promote a non-Book View Cafe book that will be released in July of 2015 by Bird Street Books.  The book is Devil’s Daughter which we—the creative team behind said novel—hope will spawn a … Continue reading

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