Book cover of The Sphynx Who Stole Christmas, by M. R. Dimond, showing a hairless Sphynx cat tromping through a gingerbread house amidst snow and ornaments. Text: Looking for a holiday mystery? Join the Black Orchids in their second adventure The Sphynx Who Stole Christmas by M. R. Dimond
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The Gregg House
Many Worlds of Mysteries
Laughs and twisted happy endings abound
on mean streets and in Gothic mansions.
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Tales of the Timewalkers Union

Join the intrepid service staff as they navigate
history, schematics, and union contracts.

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Science Fiction
Explore strange new worlds
or sadly familiar old ones
Spring wildflowers along Texas State Hwy 16 north of Fredricksburg
Beauchamp, Texas
A fictional town with far too much reality, also mysteries.
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Thoughts
"You write uncommonly fast."
"You are mistaken. I write rather slowly."
—Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

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The Sphynx Who Stole Christmas is going to press this week. To celebrate, I’m giving away books. Sign up for my newsletter for a chance to win. If you’re already…

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Lone Star Literary Life talks about Birth of the Black Orchids in the 26 December 2021 issue, and it’s Mystery Section‘s featured book on 30 January 2022. Dianne tells you…