Saturday, May 10, 2008

InkSpot News - 10 May 2008

Jess Lourey is currently on a virtual blog tour promoting August Moon, the just-released fourth book in her Lefty-nominated Murder-by-Month series. Check out her website ( for links to the tour and to learn about about August Moon and the Murder-by-Month series.

Tom Schreck's second Duffy Dombrowski Mystery, "TKO" has been released and is available at all the usual places. "On the Ropes", the first in the series was a finalist for Best First Mystery by Crimespree
Magazine and at the Love is Murder Convention where it was also nominated as Best Suspense Mystery.

Tom is featured on the cover of Crimespree this month along with fellow fighter and mystery writer Mike Black.

Tom is the guest author at the world famous Michigan Basset Waddle next weekend May 16-17 in Southfield Mi where thousands of bassets and their human food slaves will gather. Tom wants everyone to know that he was chosen over James Patterson and Stephen King. Tom will be signing books(and giving the proceeds to basset rescue) and is auctioning off a chance to name a character(dog or human) in his third Duffy mystery "Out Cold."

Friends of Mystery wants to know what your favorite mysteries are. Between now and August 1, 2008 Friends of Mystery is collecting and compiling fan favorites in the categories of cozy, hardboiled and thriller published in 2007/2008, as well as favorite author and all-time favorite mystery. To share your favorites, use My Favorite Mystery online form, or or mail your favorites to FOM, P.O. Box 8251, Portland, Oregon 97207.

Results will be published in the September 2008 Blood-Letter, the newsletter of Friends of Mystery.

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