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Three Truths and a Lie - By Brent Hartinger


Using teenaged protagonists can be an unruly place to tell a tale. Hartinger manages it with a deft and distinctive hand, giving us a slice of the Northwest that chills you to the bone with this thriller of a tale as much as he does with the atmospherics that will stay with you long after the last page is turned. A link to Brent’s episode (where we discuss the release of this book, amongst other things) in the Wrote Podcast can be found here. A definite page turner of a read! Read More…

Icarus Ascending: Ascending to a Revelatory Light ... By Lee James


Lee James' first novel in the LA Detectives series is a brilliant dive into what makes Crime Noir so riveting a read. This one will definitely keep you guessing right up to the end. A definite 5 Violet Quill rating.

Be sure to catch Lee James discussing the works on the WROTE podcast. It is a very engaging conversation about the craft of writing thrillers and crime noir novels. You can find the episodes by following this link
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