Meet Debbie De Louise, author of “Barking Up the Wrong Tree” and “Meows and Purrs,” R.K. Mullins, author of “A Sniper’s Kiss: hate Takes a Bullet,” and Lâle Davidson, author of “Strange Appetites” and “Blue Woman Burning.”
Debbie De Louise, author of “Barking Up the Wrong Tree” and “Meows and Purrs” – t’s March 2020 in the small town of Cobble Cove, New York, and the Cobble Cove library has closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On the day of the closing, Alicia brings Sneaky, the library cat, home with her. He joins Fido, the dog, who has been staying at the McKinney’s while Mac and Betty are on vacation. Sneaky informs Fido that he thinks someone may have been locked in the library when it closed and that Fido should find a way to get Alicia to reopen the library to check. Alicia learns that one of her childrens’ kindergarten friends, Daryl Dixon, is missing. When Fido insists on a walk and leads Alicia toward the library, they discover the body of Daryl’s teacher in a shallow grave. They also find Daryl who had hidden in the library after witnessing the “Big” man who hurt Mrs. Phillips. Although Daryl can’t identify the man, Sheriff Ramsay has him meet Mr. Phillips. Fido helps Alicia search out the killer as Mr. Phillips accuses his wife of having affairs with several of her students’ fathers. Did one of the accused men kill the young teacher, or was Mr. Phillips using them as scapegoats for his crime? Fido and Sneaky, along with Ruby and KittyKai once again save the day when Alicia and Gilly learn the truth and come close to death.
R.K. Mullins, author of “A Sniper’s Kiss: Hate Takes a Bullet” – Reporter Kendra Tanaka is chasing down high-ranking officials of the most powerful hate groups in the country to interview them. She is being trailed by two people, George Sutton FBI agent, and a mysterious unknown killer. George Sutton is certain that Ms. Tanaka has something to do with the killer or at least knows who it is. This is no everyday murder, not all, this killer is a long-distance sniper and they are targeting the people Kendra is trying to interview. Follow along through this twist-filled, unpredictable ending book written by a master storyteller. Will George pin Kendra for the murders or will he find the killer and put an end to their terrine. What you may come to believe and what is real may surprise you. There is something about this novel for everyone.
Lâle Davidson, author of “Strange Appetites” and “Blue Woman Burning” – Winner of the Adirondack Center for Writing’s People’s Choice Award 2016
During heart surgery on a woman, the doctor discovers her sister tucked inside. She doesn’t want to come out. A woman traverses boundaries, even walls. By turns surreal, mournful, and droll, this collection of short stories investigates our conflicting urge for intimacy and transcendence.