Lee Lynch’s Amazon Trail: The Eclipse Is Coming! The Eclipse Is Coming! (Guest Column)

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Many thanks to Lee Lynch for allowing me to share her monthly Amazon Trail column. – Mark

By Lee Lynch

In North America, the total eclipse of the sun starts here. It’s Woodstock for everyone. Local and state governments are doing their best to avert chaos. Everyone in law enforcement and emergency services will be either on duty or on standby, many sleeping where they’re stationed because it’s projected that traffic will be at or near a standstill. The national park up the road, which might normally see 400 to 500 visitors at a time, is expecting 2,000 to 5,000 all at once. They’ll be limiting the number of vehicles allowed in to protect the fragile natural treasure and its wildlife.

The National Guard will be deployed.

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‘Death by Pride’ 3-Day .99 Cent Sale

Death by Pride: A Kyle Callahan Mystery marked the conclusion of the Pride Trilogy. As one reader said, ” … this book creeped me out. It was supposed to. McNease has a way with creating suspense even while not actually hiding anything. The transparency of the tale does nothing to lessen the anxiety that builds as it unfolds.” – Ulysses Dietz

For the next three days, Death by Pride is available for just .99 cents at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Kobo. And you can still get Last Room at the Cliff’s Edge as an Instafreebie! Sign up, download, and take a ride on the mystery train.

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Book Review: When the English Fall, by David Williams

By Terri Schlichenmeyer
The Bookworm Sez

“When the English Fall” by David Williams
c.2017, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
$24.95 / $37.95 Canada  242 pages

Your parents taught you to share.

You have enough to give some away. Don’t be stingy or selfish. Be good. Be generous. Be friends. Share nicely but watch, as in the new book “When the English Fall” by David Williams, that it doesn’t bring harm to your family.

Sadie’s screams cut Jacob to his core.

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Cover Reveal for ‘Murder at the Paisley Parrot’ (Coming October, 2017)

Save the date! ‘Murder at the Paisley Parrot (A Marshall James Novel)’ will be releasing this October. For inquiring minds: Marshall James is a variation of my birth name, James Marshall Greene, changed when I was adopted into the McNease family. Yes, I write under my own name (but stay tuned for an exciting twist on that in 2018!).

About ‘Murder at the Paisley Parrot’:

Time waits for no one, including Marshall James. Now 58 and living in New York City, Marshall has outlived the expiration date he was given with a cancer diagnosis three years ago. He beat the odds but he knows he may not beat the clock, so he’s decided to tell a story or three about some murders he was involved in back in the day.

The year was 1983. The bar was the Paisley Parrot, a gay, mob-run, Hollywood dive where people came to drink and few of them remembered the night before. Marshall loves his job as a bartender there. But one night, among the regulars, a killer arrives. Body by body, death by death, Marshall finds himself pulled into a web of murder, deceit and crime. He falls for the cop who’s investigating him, not knowing if their relationship will survive or even if he’ll come out of this alive. Find out in Murder at the Paisley Parrot, arriving with a bang this October.

Lee Lynch’s ‘Rainbow Gap’ Wins Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award at Golden Crown Literary Society Conference

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Photo by Sue Hardesty

It couldn’t happen to a nicer person, or a better author! Lee Lynch’s latest, Rainbow Gap (Bold Strokes Books) was just awarded the Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award at the Golden Crown Literary Society conference. You can read Lee’s monthly Amazon Trail as guest columns right here).

Lee Lynch is a trailblazer, multiple award winner, and the namesake of the Golden Crown Literary Society’s annual Lee Lynch Classic Award.


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