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Introducing a girl named June in a fragmented novel about rising above one’s circumstances

In BURN FORTUNE, author Brandi Homan offers glimpses of her protagonist through engaging, clipped sequences that also introduce those close to her

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A contemporary romance with whispers of the supernatural unfolds from dual points of view

In this excerpt from Lauren Connolly's "Remembering a Witch," love is the unifying emotion -- but for one character, their lives represent so much more

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A psychic friend, a flirty phone salesman and a steady boyfriend: Where does love lie?

This excerpt from Jennifer Wortman's collection "This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love." touches on the types of connections we forge with the people around us

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Mattie Cobb and her K-9 Robo search for a possible victim — but their find hints at two kinds of predator

In this excerpt from "Tracking Game," author Margaret Mizushima's mystery takes a turn toward a non-human perp. Or unwitting accomplice.

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A tricky deception and a sibling rivalry collide in a North Fork valley romance

Can a woman's paid impersonation of a man's fiancée survive a visit to meet his family? K.L. McKee sets up the love triangle in "Stolen Heart."

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How a Colorado sci-fi and horror author found his way into the thriller genre with “The Extinction Agenda”

Michael Laurence combined his research from previous novels into an evil plot that would introduce a character whose exploits unfold in an evolving series

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Strangers on a plane: A man, a woman and a mutually intense feeling that they’ve met before

In "The Dead Girl in 2A," author Carter Wilson introduces the protagonists of a dark thriller in which we also learn of an unseen character behind their meeting

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Memory figures into most of Carter Wilson’s novels. This one tackles it head on.

In "The Dead Girl in 2A," the author also wanted to have the Colorado mountains figure prominently in the final act of his thriller

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Two women, haunted by tragedy, contend with nightmare voices from the past in a Colorado author’s book

Author Claire L. Fishback sets the stage for a story of secret societies, a malevolent deity and an eternal war