In his 1938 memoir, The Summing Up, Somerset said: “I am a made writer. I do not write as I want to; I write as I can . . ." Read on to learn more about him and his evocative stories.
RESUMED INNOCENT (A Sam Tulley Novel, Book 1) by Rene Fomby – Legal Thriller, Mystery/Suspense, Contemporary Literature
Can justice be found in a Texas courtroom? Samantha Tulley is the best defense attorney for the job, but when a judge wants her off the case, the sentence she receives may very well be death.
Chilling Books for Autumn Nights – Gothic Horror, Middle-Grade Readers & Children’s Books, Paranormal & Ghost Stories
Just click on this link for the Halloween inspired Chanticleer selections -- from "turn on the lights" gothic horror to "tootacular" early readers for the young and young-at-heart.
What Goes Bump in the Night? October Spotlight on the PARANORMAL Awards, of course…by Sharon Anderson, Horror Writer
What would be really scary is if you missed the deadline! #CIBAs #ParanormalAwards #SeriousAuthors
Nealy Monaghan must struggle to learn who she was, before she can become who she was always meant to be in Joy Ross Davis’ Countenance.”
An epic journey back to the post-war world of the 1920’s and Marie Durant Chagall and those around her must find meaning in life again. Every aspect of human nature and the desire to rebuild lives is explored in this novel including the importance of family, whether blood relatives or chosen families. Here we have an incredible exploration into whether love can indeed conquer all.
PURGE ON THE POTOMAC, Volume 3 of the Patriot Series by David Thomas Roberts – Political, Spy, Thriller/Suspense
When the U.S. government goes awry, the Texas Rangers step in to clean it up. This third book in The Patriot series, Purge on the Potomac, is a present-day political thriller that will have fans casting their vote for more.
I first met Joe Collins at CAC18 this last April. He's a tall, quiet man who carries himself with a certain nuance, a particular look in his eyes that lets a person know he's looking for fun. He writes from the heart and although he won 1st Place in the Goethe Awards for 2017, his book could have done just as well in the Laramie Awards. I am honored that Joe took the time to participate in our 10 Questions Interview Series. He has a lot to say and I hope you enjoy this piece as much as I do. Let me introduce you to J.R. (Joe) Collins: Chanticleer: Tell us a little about yourself: How did you start writing? Collins: I was raised in the Southern Appalachian town of Blairsville, GA. Our whole county had a population of around eight thousand at the time of my birth, 1962. I spent my growing up years helping my father farm beef cattle and attending the local school for my education. I went to church as a kid. Learned a deep respect for a love that would sacrifice itself for me. I believe I was considered normal by the local folks. You knew everybody in my confined, little world, and their business, too, whether you wanted to know it or not. News traveled fast because of how the telephone worked. Most all the homes were on a “party line,” if you had a telephone at all. You knew folks’ business [...]
The LOST YEARS of BILLY BATTLES, Book 3 in the Finding Billy Battles Trilogy by Ronald E. Yates – Historical Fiction, Literary, Action/Adventure
"Billy Battles is as dear and fascinating a literary friend as I have ever encountered." - C. Meehan, Chanticleer Reviews