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NEW RELEASE Sullivan's War: Book III by Michael K. Rose

Posted by Wodke Hawkinson on Friday, May 18, 2012,

PJ and I are honored to bring you news on the most recent release by talented author, Michael K. Rose. This should have sci-fi fans everywhere celebrating! I've read the series, and highly recommend it to any discriminating reader, especially those who love tales full of suspense, intrigue, and hard-core action in a future setting. Michael has the skill to pull you in from the very first page. ~Karen

New Release: Sullivan’s War: Book III - Edaline’s Dawn

With the release of All Good ...

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My Divorce From (and Gradual Reconciliation With) Music

Posted by Wodke Hawkinson on Sunday, May 13, 2012,

Some time ago, I divorced music. It might be hard for my friends and family to understand this, especially in light of the fact that I used to play, write, and sing music. Music is such an integral part of life; it's woven into our days and our memories. And there was the problem. Music, like the sense of smell, has the power to transport us back in time to a particular moment and enable us to re-experience not just the memory of the time, but also the associated feelings. Music is very pow...

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My Almond: Superhero Armor by Brooklyn James

Posted by Wodke Hawkinson on Friday, May 11, 2012, In : Guest Posts 


When asked by Karen to do another guest blog on overcoming the hurts sustained in my own experience with an abusive childhood, my response was, "I guess I never thought about it." The human spirit is truly amazing. It has the ability to triumph, not even realizing it is, in fact, triumphant.


My novel, The Boots My Mother Gave Me (An Amazon Breakthrough Novel Quarter Finalist) is a Dysfiction inspired by a true story, about a young girl coming o...

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The Downside of Writing a Character You Despise

Posted by Wodke Hawkinson on Monday, May 7, 2012,
The upcoming novel by Wodke Hawkinson

Dear Readers,

For those of you who have been (im)patiently waiting for our next novel, the waiting time is nearing an end. We actually started the novel (???) before we wrote Betrayed, Betrayed Alternate-Ending, and Blue, but we were taking it in a different direction than where it is going today. Let me explain why this novel is taking us so very long to finish.

You see, there’s something about our main character that tends to make us want to ignore...

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Women and Thrillers, a Guest Post by Brooklyn James

Posted by Wodke Hawkinson on Saturday, May 5, 2012, In : Guest Posts 

After completing my first book, Vigilare, in the Vigilare trilogy, I thought I had written a detective mystery with a paranormal spin. Lo and behold, my surprise, when I kept reading reviews referring to my novel as a THRILLER. I had no idea I was that exciting!

Gabino Iglesias of the Austin Post said, “Vigilare walks the line between a thriller and a supernatural adventure while safely anchored in a scientific discourse around blood that James put together so well that it's reminisce...

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Dark Longings
A mystery/suspense
by Wodke Hawkinson

Sue, a sequel to Zeke
by Wodke Hawkinson

Zeke, a thriller by
Wodke Hawkinson

Betrayed, a suspense novel by
Wodke Hawkinson

Tangerine by
Wodke Hawkinson

Catch Her in the Rye,
Selected Short Stories, Vol. One
by Wodke Hawkinson

Blue, Selected Short Stories, Vol. Two
by Wodke Hawkinson

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