The Dreaded 1 Star Rating

Well it took awhile, but it finally happened. My latest book, The Black & Blue Butterfly Tattoo is the recipient of my first 1 star rating in the Kindle Book Store.

I knew that it was only a matter of time before it happened; actually I’m kind of surprised that it took this long. After all, what are the chances that every book I write will be loved by every reader who reads it? Slim to none.

Anyway, I’m not upset about the 1 star rating, but I am a little disappointed that the reviewer didn’t feel the need to explain why he or she felt the book deserved only 1 star.

Obviously, they can do whatever they want with the review, but I don’t think that leaving a review consisting of the words ‘Not good’ is much help to anyone. Then again, I guess it isn’t their concern whether the review is helpful to anyone. 🙂

Hopefully, potential readers will look past the rating and give the book a fair chance….that’s all any author can ask for.


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Milestone – 1,000 Books Sold

Wonderful news.

It took three and a half years, but I finally sold my 1,000th book. Woo Hoo!

From the bottom of my heart, thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who purchased and read one of my books. I hope they’ve given you as much joy reading them, as they’ve given me writing them.


Happy Reading my Friends! 

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November $0.99 Mystery/Thriller eBook Promotion

Check out the awesome eBooks being offered in the November Mystery/Thriller eBook promotion. The promotion runs all day November 11th and 12th.

Along with the 39 other discounted mystery/thriller eBook offerings, you can purchase a copy of my eBook, People Behaving Badly for only $0.99 (regular price $2.99).

Here’s your chance to pick up some great reads at very low prices.

Thank you for supporting Independent Authors.

Happy Reading! 

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The Black & Blue Butterfly Tattoo – eBook

Just a quick note to inform you that my latest mystery/thriller, The Black & Blue Butterfly Tattoo is now available in eBook format.

You can download a copy from the Amazon Kindle Store.

The Black & Blue Butterfly Tattoo – $2.99

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The countdown begins…..

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Catworld Magazine – A Very Furry Christmas: Holiday Cat Tales

The December issue (#477) of the UK’s favorite cat magazine, Catworld has a wonderful review of my book, A Very Furry Christmas: Holiday Cat Tales.

“Each story takes you away from the commercial side of Christmas and makes you think about people that may find it hard at this time of year, while also giving you a happy ending. There is always hope and by unconditional acts of kindness, there can be miracles too.

The author writes with compassion and I am sure that many readers will identify with some of the experiences of the characters involved.” –  Catworld Magazine (December 2017, Page 28)

Catworld magazine is available for purchase at magazine and book retailers around the world. You can also order single copies of the magazine in print or digital format from their website. The digital copy is around 6.00 USD / print copy is 12.00 USD

Catworld Magazine

If you’re lucky, you might even get to read a free copy when visiting your cat’s Veterinarian office.

Are you searching for a great Christmas gift for cat lovers?

You can order my book online, in eBook or Paperback format from any Amazon store in your part of the world.

A Very Furry Christmas – eBook

A Very Furry Christmas – Paperback

Just a reminder

This book is part of the Kindle Match program. If you buy a new print edition of this book (or purchased one in the past), you can buy the Kindle Edition for FREE. Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon.

Also if you are signed up for Kindle Unlimited, you can read this book for FREE.

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New Release – The Black & Blue Butterfly Tattoo

The Black & Blue Butterfly Tattoo is now available in paperback.

You can purchase a copy from Amazon :   The Black & Blue Butterfly Tattoo – $7.99

The eBook format will be available for $2.99 and should arrive in the Kindle Store sometime next week.


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Literary Humor

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The Proof has arrived.

The proof of my latest paperback book has arrived on my doorstep.

Over the next few days, I’ll be looking it over for any corrections or possible formatting issues.

If all is well, the paperback will probably be available on Amazon sometime next week. The eBook edition will be available soon after.

In the meantime, checkout the wonderful cover design.

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Literary Humor

A sign of the times. 😦


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