All posts by Jill Marsal

Congratulations to our 2014 Macavity Award Nominees!

Congratulations to Martin Limon and Gigi Pandian, who are both Macavity Award Nominees for Best Mystery Short Story:

“The Dragon’s Tail” by Martin Limon (Nightmare Range: The Collected Sueno and Bascom Short Stories, Soho Books) and

“The Hindi Houdini” by Gigi Pandian (Fish Nets: The Second Guppy Anthology, edited by Ramona DeFelice Long; Wildside Press)

Congratulations to our Colorado Romance Writers 2014 Award of Excellence Finalists & Winners!

Congratulations to our Colorado Romance Writers 2014 Award of Excellence Finalists & Winners:

Romantic Suspense Winner- Behind the Lies ~ Robin Perini

Contemporary Series Winner- The Cradle Conspiracy ~ Robin Perini

Young Adult/New Adult w/Romantic Elements Finalist-Running on Empty ~ Colette Ballard

Mainstream with Romantic Elements Finalist- Mortal Arts ~ Anna Lee Huber

Mainstream with Romantic Elements Finalist- The Vanishing Thief ~ Kate Parker

Erotic Romance Finalist- Masque ~ Lexi Post

Terrific Huffington Post review of Rachel Howzell Hall’s LAND OF SHADOWS!

Land of Shadows, Rachel Howzell Hall’s latest novel, is a riveting exploration of crime and its repercussions in the poor neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Together with her previous thriller, No One Knows You’re HereLand of Shadows proves that Hall is a star at weaving fast-paced, layered, and gripping stories. hall- land of shawdowskovitch/sisters-lost-and-found-in_b_5502612.html?utm_hp_ref=tw


Congratulations to Katie Reus!

Congratulations to Katie Reus on a fantastic review of  BOUND TO DANGER in this week’s issue of PW- “a fast-paced high-stakes romantic thriller . . . Strong characterization and steadily mounting tension are powerful weapons in this talented author’s arsenal.”

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Sold- Rachel Howzell Hall’s TRAIL OF ECHOES, in which LAPD homicide detective Elouise ‘Lou’ Norton investigates the murder of a gifted young photographer found in a Los Angeles park, which may be related to the disappearance of a talented poet from the same neighborhood, in a two-book deal.