There are two types of books that I could never write: the first is a horror book because scary stories scare me. I suppose some people enjoy being too terrified to go to sleep, but I’m not one of them. No horror or Halloween stories for me.
You may already know that in 2021, a publisher asked for cozy mystery stories to be included in a Halloween collection of stories, so I wrote a Halloween story, Sweet Scary Deal, with a crime or two for Donut Lady to solve while the zombies sold donuts. Not at all your typical horror story.
The second type of book that I could never write is any type of romance; I apologize to all romance readers and authors in advance, but I don’t understand romance because I keep waiting for a body to show up: you know, one of those dead ones; not a person who needs to put their shirt back on. If you’re looking for a December holiday or Christmas story to read, you’re almost guaranteed a romance book or as a twist, a horror book, but not a book that I would write.
You know where this is going, don’t you? Yep, I have a Christmas story in preorder for you, Book 6 of the Grid Down Survival series. I decided that even after the grid, economy, and everything else in the world as we know it ends with an abrupt collapse, we would still have Christmas, but my story wouldn’t have to be romancey or terrifying because we’d still have our usual killers, conspiracies, and gangs and cartels trying to take over.
Season of Danger, Grid Down Survival, Book 6
Release Date: December 15 2022
Spirits are high in the anticipation of Christmas and snow at the four Georgia farms until the head of a cartel targets one of their own.
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You are a prolific writer and a great one. I’ve ordered my copy of Season of Danger! Thanks!
I’ve pre-ordered and looking forward to Dec. 15th!!! Hope you have a blessed Holiday season. I too once lived on a farm and ended up with 3 dogs (from off the road) at one time – one a December puppy who had pretty much everything you’re #2 dog had – including mange which couldn’t be treated the usual way and had to be kept indoors and soaked each day. She had a bark that sounded like “stop it, stop it, stop it” and after a day or two I was thinking the same thing – STOP IT!
Great to hear from you! Love your Stop It! Story. 💕