"The notion that such persons are gay of heart and carefree is curiously untrue. They lead, as a matter of fact, an existence of jumpiness and apprehension. They sit on the edge of the chair of Literature. In the house of Life they have the feeling that they have never taken off their overcoats."
- James Thurber, My Life and Hard Times

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Stone Cold is here and I'm all a-shiver!

Do I look as elated as I feel?
I am still yet reeling from spending the entire day yesterday with Dean Koontz. Yes, I was one of about three hundred people, but I actually got to sit next to him at lunch. He was incredibly gracious and delightful, and I was everyone's favorite person for getting him to our library fundraiser, even if all I did was write him a letter.

Really, people. Anyone can do it.

But onward, to more pressing matters: my friend has a new book out!

I met Jenny Hilborne at a writer's conference and she is just the sweetest, funniest person you'd ever want to hang out with. She writes very thrilling suspense novels and has a new one out, STONE COLD. Even the title gives me the shivers. Here's the blurb:

In the competitive world of advertising, Charles Dean is at the top of his game; a ruthless boss driven by results. When a scandal threatens his prestigious advertising company, Dean is determined to find the person trying to ruin him and handle it his way.
Someone else has other ideas and their own reasons for bringing him down.
Then the murders of two senior corporate executives stun the Oxfordshire community and the dirty secret Dean has kept hidden for years is about to be exposed.
Set in the beautiful English Cotswolds, STONE COLD is a brand new psychological thriller, available now for Kindle. Also available in paperback.
The link to the ebook is here:
I can't wait to read it!
Jenny will be one of the authors (along with moi) at the MURDER, WE WROTE booth at this year's L.A. Times Festival of Books. If you're in the southern California area, come on down to the USC campus and spend a day with us! It's Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21.


Jenny said...

Thanks so much for hosting me, Gayle. Fab pic of you with Dean Koontz. What a thrill.

Gayle Carline said...

Any time, my dear. You're a fabulous writer and I'd promote you if you wrote a phone book.

Tameri Etherton said...

Oooh, sounds like a fabulously thrilling read! I love the pic of you and Dean, Gayle. You're such a rockstar.

Jenny, I'm looking forward to reading your book! Off to get it now.

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