Sunday, January 09, 2011

New Year, Big Plans

Happy New Year, everyone! As I’ve written in the past, I don’t make new year’s resolutions, but I do a fair amount of reflecting on what I’d like to accomplish over the next twelve months. Now that I’ve broken free of a day job—for the time being, anyway—most of this year will be about creative output and promotion . . . lots of promotion, given that my first Casey Holland mystery, The Opposite of Dark, will be published March 15. My copies will arrive a few weeks earlier, which is very exciting. One thing is certain: it will be a memorable year. Here’s the blurb my publisher posted on amazon:

Thirty-year-old Casey Holland likes being a transit security cop. It brings out the best of her compassion, perseverance and courage. After capturing a suspect who’s been groping female bus passengers, Casey learns that her father was murdered in his West Vancouver home the previous evening. The trouble is, Casey buried her dad at an open-casket funeral service three years earlier, and he never owned a house in pricey West Van. Convinced that the police are mistaken, Casey accompanies them to the morgue. When she sees the body, her certainty dissolves.

Against her better judgment and the wishes of the investigating detective, Casey starts asking questions about her father and the strange house in West Van, placing her life, and her friends’ lives, in jeopardy. Her search for answers takes her to England, Europe and Vancouver Island, and Casey uncovers a scheme her father was involved in that may have led to his death--which death, though, is still unclear. One thing is certain: Casey’s life is in danger.


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