The ALEXANDRITE: a Hollywood Time-Travel Noir by Rick Lenz

Marilyn Monroe, time travel, second chances-- all steeped in mid-Century Hollywood history, culture, and magic.

October Spotlight: Two Spooktacular Contests in Time for All Hallows Eve

October is upon us bringing tricks, treats, and fanciful delights in the form of submissions to the brand new OZMA Awards for Fantasy Fiction and the long running Paranormal Awards for Supernatural Fiction. We can't wait to see what kind of submissions we get this year. Get your manuscripts ready! The deadline is October 31.

NAZI WEREWOOFS by Karl Larew — a zany and fun vampire spoof for adults

How can a retired college history professor write these amusingly unconventional vampire spoofs? Enjoy with your favorite cocktail.

A TOWN BEWITCHED by Suzanne de Montigny — Middle Grade Urban Mystery

A magical formula for the young adult audience: a high school full of competing cliques; a beautiful, mysterious stranger; a dark, malevolent presence; and a bold young woman to sets things right.

July Contest Spotlight: The Laramie Awards Prove Writers are People with Guts and a Pen

There is an old frontier saying "A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse" and we are pretty sure that "A writer is someone with guts and a pen."

REMEMBRANCE OF BLUE ROSES by Yorker Keith, a passionate literary novel

A slow-burning, passionate literary novel with insightful facets of complex emotional relationships and awakenings.

THE DREAM JUMPER’S PROMISE by Kim Hornsby, a romantic thriller novel

A mysterious murder and vivid, strange dreams are the perfect recipe for an engaging thriller. Readers who enjoy a good adrenaline rush will find this a brilliant romantic thriller that takes place in Maui.

THE MANIPULATER by Steve Lundin, a near-future darkly humourous satire

With a fast-paced story line and a rich cast of characters, this award-winning winning novel offers a uniquely hilarious, but scary, perspective on the how the businesses of public relations and marketing can take technology to its precipice to take advantage of a media addicted public.

GHOSTS OF MATEGUAS by Linda Watkins, haunting American Gothic

This spellbinding dark and suspenseful novel will captivate Gothic fans and keep thriller addicts on the edge of their seats.

The CHATELAINE Awards for Romantic Fiction 2015 First Place Category Winners

The CHATELAINE Awards Writing Competition recognizes emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of Romantic Fiction and Women's Fiction. The CHATELAINE Awards is a division of Chanticleer International Novel Writing Competitions.