The Story Behind ‘Copper and Goldie, 13 Tails of Mystery and Suspense in Hawai‘i’ by Rosemary & Larry Mild

Rosemary and Larry had just completed a series of mystery short stories for an online e-zine. They wound up publishing the collection as The Misadventures of Slim O. Wittz, Soft-Boiled Detective. Now, they were looking around for a new detective series. Honolulu, and the whole island of Oahu, was the natural choice for setting as…

“The Creep Behind The Corporate Wall” by Gabriel Valjan, author of ‘Corporate Citizen’

I wrote Corporate Citizen with current events and some speculation in mind. We’ve watched the banking crises with interest (no pun intended). We know that taxpayers bailed out financial institutions and, while they repaid the government, the lingering question was: who bails out the taxpayer? We know that inequities are rewarded in American society. Warren…

The Story behind ‘Whistle Blower and Double Agents’ by Ruth Anderson

My debut novel, a suspense spy thriller titled Whistle Blower and Double Agents, is inspired by actual incidents around the 200 pounds of uranium missing, or unaccountable, from a US nuclear power plant.  The question of responsibility pointed in many directions–the man who operated the nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania, the CIA, and even the…