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June 12, 2020

I am 18 reviews shy of reaching 100 reviews for Dead of Autumn on Amazon.  Getting 100 reviews will make a huge difference in how often my book appears in relevant searches on Amazon.  If you have read the book and haven't already written a review, please consider taking five minutes to write one HERE.  Thank you so much!

November 20, 2015


Spirit Houses can be found in many Southeast Asian countries.  These small, often ornate, structures are generally placed on a dais or pillar near a family's home or the site of a business.  The Spirit House helps protect the family or business and serves as a shelter for spirits, including those that were displaced in the building process.


In my trips to Laos, Myamanar, Cambodia and Thailand, I've seen many Spirit Houses.  They are filled with gifts to appease the spirits -- fruit, soft drinks, food, small amounts of money and even cigarettes. The photo below is a Spirit House near our lodge in the countryside of Laos.


For those of you who have read my novel, DEAD of SUMMER, you know that Spirit Houses play an important role in the story.  But I want to direct your attention to anot...

August 31, 2015

From time to time I feature books by other authors.  In today's blog post, I'm highlighting a recent release by fellow International Thriller Writer Pamela Crane.  Give the book a try.


A Secondhand Life


In a freak collision when she was twelve, Mia Germaine faced death and the loss of her father. A heart transplant from a young murder victim saved her life, but not without a price. Twenty years later, chilling nightmares about an unresolved homicide begin to plague Mia. Compelled by these lost memories, she forms a complicated connection to the victim—the girl killed the night of Mia’s accident—due to a scientific phenomenon called “organ memory.”


Now suffocating beneath the weight of avenging a dead girl and catching a serial killer on the loose dubbed the “Triangle Terror,” Mia must...



Attorney investigates death of woman who was uncovering sex trafficking

Posted on July 24, 2015 by sunburypress | 1 Comment


CARLISLE, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released Dead of Summer, Sherry Knowlton’s second Alexa Williams novel. The first book, Dead of Autumn, was released last year.

In a tale of suspense that travels from Southcentral Pennsylvania to Africa to the iconic Woodstock Festival of 1969, Dead of Summerembroils Alexa Williams in the dangerous world of sex trafficking.


With help from friends, family, and her yoga practice, Alexa Williams is finally starting to recover from last autumn’s trauma of finding a dead body and the violence that ensued. The young attorney can’t believe that her summer has begun with the discovery of...

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