In Cynthia Swanson's "The Glass Forest," we get the first scent of mystery surrounding a tragedy bound to play out in betrayal
A journey to chronicle the life of the first black female graduate from CU became a wider historical missionBy Polly E. Bugros McLean Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published
While her mother vacations in Hawaii, a child sent to visit her aunt finds herself alone on the Vegas streetsBy Warren Hammond Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published
Autumn chill, a logical girl, a strange boy and the beating of black wings set scene for young adult novel
Author Susan Cunningham's rhythmic, evocative prose introduces Gin and Felix, two students who partner on a school project on crow behavior that leads to mystery, romance
The rapid-fire nuggets in "Madame Velvet's Cabaret of Oddities" take the reader on a wild, breathless ride of imagination
In "Screenshot," author Donna Cooner explores the issues of privacy and adolescence in a digital world that can change life in a heartbeat
Author Gary Reilly, whose novels were never published while he was alive, worked in all genres. In "The Circumstantial Man," he delves into how small decisions shape a life.
Paranoia, a dark past and a face on a dating app add new twists to a tale inspired by a real-life crime
Moved by the 2014 "Slenderman" crime in Wisconsin, author Carter Wilson introduces a stabbing victim haunted by her past and struggling to move on
In a murder mystery set in the Colorado mountains, author C.C. Harrison brings together distinctive characters -- and ukeleles
Pointed toward the underworld and told to use his instincts, freshly tattooed Ty begins his adventure
In this mythology-inspired fantasy, author L.D. Colter introduces us to a protagonist sent on a vaguely-defined mission he can't refuse
Author Elisabeth Hyde creates vivid scenes of sibling love and discord that play out over decades and converge on one weekend in "Go Ask Fanny"
The steamy scene sets the stage for a work of historical fiction built around the exploits of Billy the Kid