The Story Behind Vampire of Macondo by Deborah Dupre

A recent comment by Tom Jones under one of my human rights news articles about non-renewable energy impact on people holds true for all the dirty, dangerous, corrupt elements of the non-renewable energy industry. His comment is about a simple form of action: “We must keep talking about this so the right people may hear…

The Story Behind BYZANTINE GOLD

I enjoyed writing how the relationship between Charlotte and Atakan, my heroine and hero from Golden Chariot, developed over the course of the story. When the book ended, they had just come together as a couple. I knew I wanted to bring them back in Byzantine Gold and give the reader a chance to see…

The Story Behind Executive Command by Gary Grossman

“Executive Command” is the third book in the “Executive” trilogy.  That makes it an important work for me where I tie up loose ends and characters come to full fruition. However, since I write political thrillers, and more specifically “political reality thrillers,” I draw story inspiration from the news and the threats which exist in…

The Story Behind Desert Wedding by Penny Kim

Desert Wedding is a riff on the classic chick-lit wedding story. It takes on the, oftentimes bizarre, rites of passage that come with getting engaged and married, told through the lens of two best friends—Elsie and Res—living in Phoenix, Arizona. Res works a retail job and has been engaged for about a year to her…

The Story Behind No Time for Love by JB Miller

I was inspired to write No Time For Love after seeing so many of my friends do their best to balance a family, work and an attempt at a love life. I wanted women everywhere to know that they too could find love, even when and where they least expected it. Every year my family…