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Murder, They Wrote: Four SkipJack Mysteries delivers four novels packed full of tension, suspense, and unforgettable characters, PLUS a free full-length bonus mystery, from the best-selling, award-winning authors of SkipJack Publishing: Saving Grace by Pamela Fagan Hutchins; The Closing by Ken Oder; Deadly Thyme by R. L. Nolen; Pennies from Burger Heaven by Marcy McKay; and Leaving Annalise by Pamela Fagan Hutchins.

Saving Grace (Katie & Annalise #1). #1 in the Katie & Annalise series. Top 50 bestseller on Kindle. A voodoo house in the islands distracts Katie from heartbreak and Bloody Marys when she’s there investigating her parents’ shady deaths. Permanently free everywhere in e-book form. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, November 2012.

Leaving Annalise (Katie & Annalise #2). #2 in the Katie & Annalise series. Writers League of Texas Winner, Romantic Manuscript. One unexpected and hotly fought-over little boy, two dead bodies, and a series of home vandalisms throw Texas attorney turned island chanteuse Katie Connell into a tizzy. Juggling all of this, Bloody Mary cravings, baggage, and the bad guys too, she waffles between the jumbie house that brought her back from the brink and the man she believes is the love of her life. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, July 2013.


Finding Harmony (Katie & Annalise #3). #3 in the Katie & Annalise series. Amazon Breakthrough Novel Quarter-finalist. A dead guy outside the gate, a dead pig on the dining room table, and dead bodies under the foundation threaten Katie Kovacs’ idyllic existence in a tropical island rainforest, where she, her husband and their young kids live in a house possessed by a voodoo spirit. Drawn into solving the troubling and dangerous puzzles, Katie finds herself wishing for a sequined pair of red shoes so she can click her heels and return to her old life. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, February 2014.

The Katie & Annalise Series Box Set. All three full-length novels in the Katie & Annalise series in one e-book: Saving Grace, #1, Leaving Annalise, #2, Finding Harmony, #3.

Going for Kona (Michele #1). USA Best Book Award Finalist (Cross Genre Fiction). When her husband is killed in a hit-and-run bicycling accident, it takes all of Michele Lopez Hanson’s strength not to burrow into their bed for the rest of her life. But their kids need her, and she promised herself she?d do the Kona Ironman Triathlon in Adrian’s honor, and someone seems to be stalking her family, so she slogs through the pain to keep herself on track. Her dangerously delirious training sessions become a link between her and Adrian, and she discovers that if she keeps moving fast enough to fly, she can hold onto her husband—even as she loses her grip on herself and faces her biggest danger yet. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, October 2014.

Heaven to Betsy (Emily #1). When a dead body swan-dives from a balcony into the pool at a wedding, gossip comes to a halt about disgraced paralegal and former rodeo queen Emily—whose husband left her for a woman who’s really a man. Enter Jack, a secretive attorney and sexy mix of cowboy and Indian. She refuses to work for him until she learns about the disappearance of the six-year old daughter of his notorious client Sofia, the wedding shooter, who is also an illegal immigrant. Emily feels a strange affinity with the girl and launches a desperate search for her. Bodies pile up in her wake across Texas and New Mexico as the walls around her own secrets begin to crumble, and the authorities question whether the child is anything but a figment of her imagination. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, April 2015.

Earth to Emily (Emily #2). Paralegal and former rodeo queen Emily desperately wants to prevent the deportation of six-year-old Betsy and adopt her, and she’d really like a second chance with her sexy boss, Jack, too. But two teen runaways witnessed a trucker murdered in cold blood, and they’re convinced Emily’s the only person they can trust, forcing her to choose not whether to put a young person at risk, but which one. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, August 2015.

Hell to Pay (Emily #3). Big-haired paralegal and former rodeo queen Emily thinks she’s got her life back on track. Her adoption of Betsy seems like a done deal, her parents have reunited, and she’s engaged to her sexy boss Jack. Then client Phil Escalante’s childhood buddy Dennis drops dead, face first into a penis cake at the adult novelty store Phil owns with his fiancee Nadine, one of Emily’s best friends. The cops charge Phil with murder right on the heels of his acquittal in a trail for burglarizing the Mighty is His Word church offices. Emily’s nemesis ADA Melinda Stafford claims her witness overheard Phil fighting with Dennis over a woman, right about the time Phil falls into a diabetic coma, leaving Nadine shaken and terrified. Meanwhile Betsy’s ultra-religious foster parents apply to adopt her and Jack starts acting weird and evasive. Emily feels like a calf out of a chute, pulled between the ropes of the header and the heeler, as she fights to help Phil and Nadine without losing Betsy and Jack. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, March, 2016.

The Closing (Whippoorwill Hollow #1). IndieFab finalist and top 100 Kindle bestseller. A Virginia attorney seeking professional and personal redemption takes on the appeal of a death row defendant in a case that could cost everything for a man who thought he had nothing left to lose. First book in the Whippoorwill Hollow Series. By Ken Oder, April 2014. Audio coming soon.


Old Wounds to the Heart (Whippoorwill Hollow #2). A violent Southern romance, and the second book in the Whippoorwill Hollow series. By Ken Oder, July 2015. Audio coming soon.



Deadly Thyme. When Ruth Butler escaped Texas for a sleepy seaside village in the south of England, it was to rescue her infant daughter from the perverted demon she’d married. But after ten peaceful years in Perrins Point, her daughter Annie disappears. Not far away, a madman has been trying in vain to turn back time. When Ruth turns out to be a dead ringer for his mother, the voices in his head haunt him day and night. The only way to stop his mother’s nagging is to kill her all over again . . . By R.L. Nolen, January 2014.


Pennies from Burger Heaven (The Burger Heaven Series, Book 1). Eleven-year-old Copper Daniels is homeless and alone. She spends her nights sleeping beneath the cemetery’s Warrior Angel statue for protection, and her days battling the mean streets of Remington, Texas, hell-bent on discovering what happened the night her Mama disappeared. While Copper and her rag-tag group of friends find danger at every corner, two horror are certain: her Mama’s really missing and someone’s after Copper, too. By Marcy McKay, January 2016.

The Dry. A deadly dry spell has left the earth parched and souls desperate. Crops are failing. Cities are starving. A missing newspaper man doesn’t account for much in times so terrible, except to the twelve-year-old son he left behind. When Elliot Sweeney discovers the search for his father has been called off, he boards a train alone to find him. By Rebecca Nolen, November 2013.


What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too? Writing, publishing, and promotion. Everything you wanted to know, plus the stuff you really need, too. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, August 15, 2013. No audio.

Tides of Possibility. Featuring more than two dozen pieces, Tides of Possibility is a proudly independent anthology presenting some of the most distinct rising voices in the genre. A new generation of science fiction is beginning, and the Houston Writers Guild has brought their words to print. The first in a series of anthologies from the Guild, it was produced using funds faithfully pledges by local readers. Edited by K.J. Russell. August 2014. No audio.


Tides of Impossibility. A proudly independent fantasy anthology, the Houston Writers Guild presents sixteen short stories: fables, sword and sorcery, and urban fantasy. These bold visions of the impossible will take you to worlds both very distant and closer than you’ll believe. The second in a series of anthologies from the Guild, it is being produced with funds faithfully pledged by local readers. Edited by K.J. Russell and C. Stuart Hardwick. April 2015. No audio.


My Dream of Freedom: From Holocaust to My Beloved America.
Despite great personal pain, Helen Colin chose to share her story of survival during the Holocaust from the first day of her liberation from Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, where she addressed German civilians. Presently, she continues to share her history with all who are willing to listen, enduring the pain of recounting because she wishes that her struggles during this time of Nazism be seem as epitomizing hope against despair and compassion against hatred, bias and bigotry. By Helen Colin, April 2013.


Hot Flashes And Half Ironmans: Middle-age Endurance Athletics Meets the Hormonally Challenged. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, May 2012.


How To Screw Up Your Kids: Blended Families, Blendered Style. USA Best Book Award Winner, Parenting/Divorce. Because it doesn’t have to be that hard. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, May 2012.

How to Screw Up Your Marriage: Do-Over Tips for First-Time Failures. How to be part of a disgustingly happy couple who makes everyone else want to puke, even if you’ve failed before. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, May 2012.

The Clark Kent Chronicles: one mother’s tale of raising ? and loving ? her ADHD/Asperger’s son. By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, May 2012.

Puppalicious and Beyond: Life Outside The Center Of The Universe. Because who the heck wouldn’t want to read about something cute and hairy? By Pamela Fagan Hutchins, May 2012. Get the e-book free, HERE.