Here’s a partial list of the people who should read Ellen Klages’s latest book, Out of Left Field: Baseball fans Any woman or girl who’s ever been told “no girls allowed” Any kid who likes to play sports Any kid … Continue reading
Harmony Springs Omnibus
This boxed set combines three spicy and sweet romances set in Harmony Springs, West Virginia, in the heart of the Shenandoah River Valley.
All time travel stories have to contend with a science fiction trope we might call the “trickle forward” effect. Some writers simply ignore the effect, others use it to great (and often funny or tragic) advantage.
Personally, I love writing time travel stories. I’ve penned about half a dozen of them, all published in Analog. I’m working on a sort of twisted time travel novel at the moment and am grappling with a complex plot that relies on the trickle forward effect from multiple points in time. Obviously, this can be a blessing or a curse.
I was discussing time travel stories with Larry Niven one weekend at a con when he told me that he has some slightly twisted friends who like to dress in black suits and go about in the guise of Time Travelers. They spend their time abroad policing each other. If one of the number so much as picks up a gum wrapper and throws it away, the others will insist that he find the wrapper and return it to the spot.
The point is, that while many of us who even think about time travel, consider major events such as assassinations and wars as turning points in history, the truth is that the removal of a gum wrapper may be just as telling in the long run. Continue reading
Center Stage Diamond Brides Series 8 by Mindy Klasky Actress Lindsey Ormond has always followed the rules – be nice, keep quiet, and never, ever get involved with a bad boy. But her good behavior has yielded lousy results – … Continue reading
From Left Field Diamond Brides Series 7 by Mindy Klasky Adam Sartain is the face of the Rockets baseball franchise, a long-time left fielder with an easy-going attitude and a reputation for helping out in the community. Haley Thurman is … Continue reading
Third Degree Diamond Brides Book 5 by Mindy Klasky If you can’t take the heat… Chef Ashley Harris wants to own a restaurant – that’s why she attended culinary school, and that’s why she’s working for the world’s most lecherous … Continue reading
I’ve written earlier about how I came to love baseball (after coming to love my husband, who loves baseball.) Despite learning the rules of the game and following the win-loss records of various teams, though, I wasn’t a true baseball … Continue reading
Reader, I married a baseball fan. To be clear: My husband doesn’t just enjoy baseball. He doesn’t just appreciate a beer and a dog and nine innings on a hot summer night. My husband participates in a fantasy baseball league … Continue reading