Shivers and Sighs Week: Review: A Hundred Words for Hate

By Paula R. Stiles

Sniegoski, Thomas E. A Hundred Words for Hate: A Remy Chandler Novel. New York: Roc Books (March 1, 2011). 306pp. USD $14.00; CDN $17.50; Kindle: $9.99.

The caretaker of the Garden of Eden is dying, and something evil festers and grows beneath her fertile soil (Yes, her, the Garden is sentient). Meanwhile, Bostonian PI Remy Chandler’s latest case involves an elderly African-American woman suffering from Alzheimer’s (and an even older angel, Malachi). Fernita can’t …

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Shivers and Sighs Week: Interview: Seressia Glass

Today, we sit down with African-American paranormal romance author Seressia Glass. We reviewed the first novel in her Shadowchasers series, Shadow Blade, last year. Its sequel, Shadow Chase, came out in the summer and the third book, Shadow Fall, is due out this July from Simon&Schuster.

IFP: How did you get started as a writer? Why paranormal romance?

SG: I’ve been writing since I was a child – a bit of Dick and Jane fan fiction, …

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Shivers and Sighs Week: Review: Mean Streets

By Paula R. Stiles

Butcher, Jim; Green, Simon R.; Richardson, Kat; and Sniegoski, Thomas E. Mean Streets. New York: Roc Books, 2009 (paperback edition, 2010). 311pp. USD $7.99; CDN $9.99; Kindle, $6.99.

Mean Streets has one big goal – to get you to read the series of at least one of the authors inside. It consists of four paranormal noir novellas by Jim Butcher (The Dresden Files), Simon R. Green (The Nightside series), Kat Richardson (The …

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Shivers and Sighs Week: Review: Unusual Suspects

By Paula R. Stiles


Stabenow, Dana, ed. Unusual Suspects: Stories of Mystery and Fantasy. Ace Books: New York, 2008. 306pp. USD $14.00; CDN $15.50; Kindle, $6.99. ISBN: 978-0-441-01637-2.

Unusual Suspects is an anthology of paranormal fiction, including 12 stories from various authors, all formed around the theme of a detective investigating a mystery. The mysteries range from murder and treason to lighter misdemeanors (like B&E and theft), the detectives from police to amateurs, and the subgenres from high …

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Shivers and Sighs Week: Romancing the Other

By R. F. Long

Our guest author for today is Irish Paranormal Romance author R. F. Long. Her latest book is Songs of the Wolf. She is here to give readers a brief Paranormal Romance primer.

Picking up a book means stepping into another world. One the author has crafted, with characters to love and hate, with paths to follow and plot twists to excite us. Most rely on the existence of a paranormal world within our own, …

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