With all the news surrounding COVID-19, I want to say first and foremost, stay safe. If you are sheltering in place, make sure you have plenty of food and water on hand. And try to stay positive. Weâ€™ll get through this. Speaking of which, I had planned to set up book signing eventsâ€”which included attending this yearâ€™s Los Angeles Times Book Festival. Well, the festival has been postponed. And that made me reconsider doing other events. So, Iâ€™ll most likely look to start setting up these signings again in the summer.
Previously, I announced that The Girl in the Mirror had won a 2019 Best Indie Book Award (BIBA) in the Paranormal Fiction category. Well, it seems Iâ€™m at it again. The first book in the Sarah Greene Mysteries series is a finalist in the 32nd annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards Horror Category. These awards are regarded as one of the highest national honors in independent publishing. Iâ€™ll keep you posted on the final results. You can see a complete list of the finalists here.
What do you get when you combine a homeless girl from New Orleans looking to avenge her best friendâ€™s murder, a time-traveling psychic grieving the loss of his family, and Jack the Ripper? To find out, grab a copy of The Curse She Wore by Jordan Dane. You can read my review here.
Okay, that wraps it up. See you next month, when Iâ€™ll be painting Coronavirus-free Easter eggs. Peace and love.