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STRANGERS SHE KNOWS Receives Library Honor!

on February 21, 2020

STRANGERS SHE KNOWS made the top of the King County Library Winter Book Recommendations! King County (Seattle) is the second largest library system in the U.S., so this is quite an honor. Thank you to all of you who request my books from your library system. When libraries are healthy, this author is happy! Read more about… Read More


The Winner of the Suspense Title Survey is Not What You Think

on December 26, 2019

When we last spoke, I told you my publisher wanted a different title for my next thriller set in Alaska, a title that shouted Alaska and suspense. I posted a survey with the five excellent title finalists and asked which one you thought the sales department would choose, and promised to keep you up-to-date about… Read More


Christina Dodd’s Big Thrill Interview

on December 7, 2019

I was interviewed in The Big Thrill (International Thriller Writers Magazine) and it was. A Big Thrill, I mean. We spoke about STRANGERS SHE KNOWS and the Cape Charade series and here are a few highlights of the interview: Dodd, who will be celebrating her 30th year as a writer in February 2020, has written… Read More


What is the best way for you to receive news about the books you love?

on November 25, 2019

What is the best way for you to receive news about the books you love? —My mailing list: I always always always tell you about book sales & new releases. I’m open, friendly, chatty. I will never sell your name, and you’ll receive a free short story, THE WATCHER. Join on any website page. —BookBub: You don’t… Read More


How The Husband Got the Idea for LOVE NEVER DIES!

on October 24, 2019

The Husband’s background is in structural engineering and he loves architectural history, so when he read a book about Seattle’s past, he was fascinated by the fact that Denny Park, the oldest in the city, was originally a cemetery. The graves were moved to make it a park and my husband said, “What if they… Read More


Amazon Best Book of the Month!

on October 13, 2019

STRANGERS SHE KNOWS is one of the Amazon’s Best Books for October! I have three deadly problems: 1. I’ve seriously offended a maniacal killer. 2. I just had a bullet removed from my brain. 3. My new daughter is growing up too fast—and she’s in the line of fire. STRANGERS SHE KNOWS is a Cape… Read More


STRANGERS SHE KNOWS Starred Review!

on September 5, 2019

STRANGERS SHE KNOWS got a *starred* Booklist review. Booklist is the official magazine of the American Library Association, and this is huge! Also, if you think I’ve bragged about this before, you’re right. ALL THREE CAPE CHARADE FULL LENGTH BOOKS GOT STARRED REVIEWS!!! Sorry for shouting. I’m a little excited. A few quotes from the… Read More


HIDDEN TRUTHS: Everyone has them. What are yours?

on August 31, 2019

His new bride, Kellen, hovers between life and death. A convicted serial killer threatens their child. Max Di Luca goes on the hunt… What would you do to protect your family? Out now! HIDDEN TRUTHS is jam-packed with danger, action, a further episode in Max and Kellen’s romance and, of course, Rae, who fervently believes… Read More


WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER in Paperback with Reduced eBook Prices!

on August 19, 2019

Now! WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER is out in mass market (pocket) paperback with a new cover (see the video) and reduced ebook prices. Hurry! Get it and start reading! And if you bought it in hardcover or trade paperback, start re-reading! We have three more Cape Charade releases in the next four weeks: HIDDEN TRUTHS THREE… Read More


Three Cape Charade Suspense Shorts in one Audio Package!

on August 1, 2019

Ruth from my website survey asked, “I first read your Virtue Falls series and now into Cape Charade. I have thoroughly enjoyed both the books and audiobooks. I try to read the books first then listen to them… I would enjoy the opportunity to listen to your novellas/short stories in audiobook format. Are there any… Read More