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Sunny Frazier

by Sunny Frazier



We cannot get enough of those thriller heroes, so Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Jeffrey Deaver and 20 other writers of the genre got together to produce 11 stories for the anthology, Faceoff. Each story contains two characters from different authors solving crimes. Double the reading pleasure!

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by Sunny Frazier



Ah, summer! A chance to lie in the sun coated with sunscreen and read. Quench your thirst for a good story with these novels: KRL “fave,” Nancy J. Parra has a new series out featuring event planner/sleuth, Pepper Pomeroy. A surprise marriage proposal and getaway for her sister gets hijacked at a private airport when a man’s body is found in the women’s restroom. Does the fiancé have more to hide than an engagement ring? Pepper’s on the case! Engaged in Murder is available in trade and on Kindle.

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by Sunny Frazier



California’s much needed rain is not dampening excitement for LCC Monterey. Here are more of the authors to look for at the event:
NYPD Det. Max(ine) Maguire’s assignment is to protect a wine critic who received a death threat. When the woman is killed, Max must team up with a French official she fell for while solving a murder in Champagne.

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by Sunny Frazier



It’s Molly MacRae’s first LCC and she’ll be joining her brother Andrew in the festivities. She’s launching the third book in the Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery series, Spinning In Her Grave. Kath Rutledge’s Weaver’s Cat fabric store comes with gloomy ghost Geneva in residence.

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by Sunny Frazier



Getting excited about Left Coast Crime, Monterey? Well, here are some more authors attending and their books to get excited about!

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by Sunny Frazier



Continuing the countdown to Left Coast Crime Monterey, here are more authors who will be attending. For those of you who have to miss the Calamari Crime event, you might want to check these out for new reads.

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by Sunny Frazier



Welcome to a new column for KRL. Once a month I will announce upcoming mysteries by some of your favorite authors and introduce you to new authors on the scene. I want to help you fill your TBR pile and Kindle with great reads!
Left Coast Crime Monterey is happening March 20-23. Dubbed “Calamari Crime,” I’m giving you a preview of authors who will be attending this year.

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by Sunny Frazier



To cyber-socialize or not to cyber-socialize? That is the question.
My New Year’s resolution for ’09 was to finally seriously and extensively take a look at all the social sites I kept hearing about: My Space, Facebook, Crime Space, Twitter, and Blogs. No more letting the info slide by, no more shaking my head and saying, “Who’s got time for all this bulls…t?” I would do an investigation, just like my sleuth, Christy Bristol. I would finally find out what all the fuss was about.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


I have had the pleasure of knowing Sunny Frazier for many years and watching her grow not only as a writer but now an acquisitions editor for Oak Tree Press. After a recent Sisters In Crime meeting in Fresno I sat down to chat with Sunny about her books, and about the new one coming out this summer. Watch for a review of the new book when it comes out & for more guest posts by Sunny about writing and the publishing world.

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by Sunny Frazier



Small publishing houses work for me because I can’t seem to resist the urge to put my two cents in on how the publishing house works. I’m sure Simon & Schuster or Random House could care less about what I think on the way they run things, but I’ve had two publishers now who value my opinions. Let me tell you, it’s a heady feeling.

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by Sunny Frazier
& Lorie Lewis Ham



Think Taylor Swift in Fresno. That’s the image I conjured up by the description Jeffery Deaver gives of Kayleigh Towne, a country Western singer from our neck of the woods.

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Bogged Down With Blogs?

IN THE August 18 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
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by Sunny Frazier



Marketing. Promotion. Tooting your own horn. The bane of the writing life–or a boost? You’re hoping to hear someone say, “I’ll take care of that aspect of the industry. Your job is to write.” Am I right? Someone who will take the burden off your shoulders, tell the world about your book, make sales for you so you can spend your valuable time sitting at your computer cranking out the next novel. Fugetaboutit!

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