Saturday Book Showcase: Mortom

by Erik Therme
Genres: mystery, thriller, suspense
4.6 star average from 78 reviews
Available at Amazon.

After his estranged cousin dies, Andy travels to Mortom to survey the estate. When he finds a dead rat with a key in its mouth, he thinks it’s some sort of joke. Then he discovers the letter left by his cousin . . . detailing the rules of “the game.”  Continue reading “Saturday Book Showcase: Mortom”

Flash Fiction Challenge: In Hungry Pursuit

army dog 1980s
Army dog
Photo by K.S. Brooks

Rowdy and I are part of a wilderness search and rescue team. We’ve worked plane crashes and avalanche victim recovery. Sometimes all you find are bodies. Sometimes you find a toddler who wandered off from a campsite.

But it’s not all high drama. Every once in a while, you get a good laugh. I remember one case we worked where a pair of teenagers had run away from a remotely situated fat camp…

In 250 words or less, write a story incorporating the elements in the picture and/or the written prompt above. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.

Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until Tuesday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time.

On Wednesday afternoon, we will open voting to the public with an online poll for the best writing entry accompanying the photo. Voting will be open until 5:00 PM Thursday.

On Friday afternoon, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Then, at year end, the winners will be featured in an anthology like this one. Best of luck to you all in your writing!

Entries only in the comment section. Other comments will be deleted. See HERE for additional information and terms.

Audio Book Blast

Bad Book on TapeIs your summer road trip cutting into your reading time? Well don’t worry – how about an audio book to keep you entertained while you’re driving?

Authors – if you have an audio version of your book available, post it here.

Readers – check out a new crop of audio books for your listening pleasure.

This feature is for audio editions only!

If you have an audiobook available from a major online retailer, follow the instructions below and post your link. If you see one you like, click over and buy it.

Just put the following information in the comment section:

1. Audio book title and price

2. Author name

3. A one sentence book description (not a Faulkner sentence, either. Be reasonable.)

4.  One link to purchase the book (only secure retail sites – Amazon or  B&N.)

Then let your friends and fans know your book is available here today. Use the share buttons below, or copy the link in the address bar above and share the news on your favorite social media platforms. The more, the merrier, right?

So let’s give it a try, shall we? Please make sure to follow the RULES above. Now, go ahead and tell the world about your cheap read.

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