A MelanieM Review: The Lies That Bind (Boystown #8) by Marshall Thornton

Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5   The eighth book of the best-selling Boystown Mystery Series begins with a phone call in the middle of the night. Private investigator Nick Nowak is pulled into the troubled world of freelance journalist, and all around pain-in-the-ass, Christian Baylor. When Christian can’t stop lying about the corpse in… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: The Lies That Bind (Boystown #8) by Marshall Thornton

A MelanieM Review: Bloodlines (Boystown #7) by Marshall Thornton

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 WINNER LAMBDA AWARD GAY MYSTERY In the seventh book of the best-selling Boystown Mystery series, Private Investigator Nick Nowak finds himself simultaneously working two cases for his new client, law firm Cooke, Babcock and Lackerby. A suburban dentist has been convicted of murdering her adulterous husband. Nick is asked… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: Bloodlines (Boystown #7) by Marshall Thornton

A MelanieM Review: From the Ashes (Boystown #6) by Marshall Thornton

Rating: 5 stars out of 5   It’s winter 1984. Private Investigator Nick Nowak has allowed his life to fall to pieces: He’s stopped taking cases, given up his apartment and taken a job as a bartender at a sleazy joint tucked under the El. All he wants to do is stay hidden and lick… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: From the Ashes (Boystown #6) by Marshall Thornton

A MelanieM Review: Murder Book (Boystown 5) by Marshall Thornton

Rating: 5 plus  stars out of 5   In the second of the Boystown mysteries to be a finalist for the Lambda Award, it’s fall 1982 and Chicago is gripped by panic after five people die from poisoned Tylenol capsules. Amid the chaos, the Bughouse Slasher takes his eighth victim, this time striking close to… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: Murder Book (Boystown 5) by Marshall Thornton

In Our Contemporary Spotlight: Don Travis on The Bisti Business (guest excerpt)

The Bisti Business (A BJ Vinson Mystery #2) by Don Travis DSP Publications Release Date: March 21, 2017 Available for Purchase at Also available for purchase in paperback at DSP Publications Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words is happy to host Don Travis today.  He’s brought an excerpt from his latest BJ Vinson mystery, The Bisti Business.… Continue reading In Our Contemporary Spotlight: Don Travis on The Bisti Business (guest excerpt)

An Ali Review: Moose Fever (Mountain Spirit Mysteries #3) by A.J. Marcus

Rating:   3.5 out of 5 stars Colorado Parks and Wildlife Officer Brock Summers and his fiancé, wildlife rehabber Landon Weir, are preparing for their wedding when someone starts killing moose along a creek in the northern part of Teller County. As the moose casualties rise, human bodies turn up, and the case is taken over… Continue reading An Ali Review: Moose Fever (Mountain Spirit Mysteries #3) by A.J. Marcus

A.J. Marcus Is Here! Talking Moose Fever and Mountain Spirit Mysteries (author guest blog)

Moose Fever (Mountain Spirit Mysteries #3)by A.J. Marcus DSP Publications Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words is happy to have A.J. Marcus here today to share some thoughts about adventures, writing, and the latest in the Mountain Spirit Mysteries series, Moose Fever.  Welcome, A.J.! ✍✍✍✍✍✍ Moose Fever by A.J. Marcus What is every-day for one is… Continue reading A.J. Marcus Is Here! Talking Moose Fever and Mountain Spirit Mysteries (author guest blog)