In Depression-era Key West, Mariella Bennet, the daughter of an American fisherman and a Cuban woman, knows hunger. Her struggle to support her family following her father's death leads her to a bar and bordello, where she bets on a risky boxing match...and attracts the interest of two men: world-famous writer Ernest Hemingway, and Gavin Murray, one of the World War I veterans who are laboring to build the Overseas Highway.
Jeaniene Frost—New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the popular Night Huntress series talks with Downpour in this exclusive interview. Frost shares how she got her start in writing, the story behind the series, and much more. Earphones Award winner and Audie® Award nominee Tavia Gilbert narrates Frost's latest in the series, One Grave at a Time.
Novelist Joseph Monninger gives a peek into the writing of his newest novel, Margaret from Maine in this Downpour exclusive interview. He talks about character development, the importance of the setting, and one of his favorite scenes in the book. Joseph also shares how nature is a big part of his life and what he’s working on next.
Get to know acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Ann Hood as she talks about her new book The Obituary Writer in this Downpour.com interview. Ann shares the development of the characters, storyline, and the deep emotions explored in the book. She also tells of her writing process, how she started writing, her prior career as a flight attendant, and her personal experiences that weave into her writing.
Scream for Me: For her exciting debut in hardcover, New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose delivers a heart-stopping suspense novel that picks up where Die For Me left off, with a detective determined to track down a brutal murderer.
Now available in audio, originally published in the Boston Globe Magazine, a short story featuring award-winning author Linda Barnes’ feisty, redheaded, cab-driving, ex-cop private investigator, Carlotta Carlyle. On a great day to take in a ball game at Fenway, a seemingly harmless run-in with a familiar petty thief throws Carlotta into a wild chase through the park that turns up something far more interesting than the final score.
Now available in audio, the Anthony Award-winning short story that started it all. In Lucky Penny, award-winning author Linda Barnes introduces the red-headed, jazz-loving, cab-driving Bostonian and Private Investigator Carlotta Carlyle. As Carlotta lounges in her cab one night while waiting for a fare, the part-time cabbie is accosted and robbed at gunpoint. When she is unable to get any assistance from the police, Carlotta sets out on her own to recover the stolen goods and bring the perp…
The suspenseful and emotion-filled second book in the Rayne series begins where the first book ended… with a dying man whispering four stunning words into Shaley O’Connor’s ear. Should she believe him? After two murders on the Rayne concert tour, Shaley is reeling. But she has no time to rest. If the dying man’s claim is right, the danger is far from over. Shaley’s quest for the truth leads to the mysterious and wrenching past of her mother and father. Could what happened to them so many…
Life seems to explode when a young prostitute is found brutally murdered and Merci's boyfriend emerges as the primary suspect. As the lead investigator on the case, she must do the unthinkable - expose and arrest her lover. Sifting through the clues with a growing sense of panic and outrage in her gut, Merci has to work hard to balance where the truth is leading her against where her heart is telling her to go.
Pru Marlowe isn't your ordinary animal psychic. A tough girl on the run from her own gift, Pru left the big city to return to her picturesque Berkshires hometown looking for a little peace. Too bad that her training as an animal behaviorist got her mixed up with Lily, a rescue dog, and Charles, the dog’s guardian. Now Charles is dead, and Lily appears to be headed for the same end, for after all, Lily is a pit bull, a fighting-ring dropout.