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Rick Treon named Writer of the Year

I’ve always been one of the luckiest people I know. As it relates to my writing career, that has manifested itself in the form of nominations and awards, including two noms this year — the 2021 Silver Falchion Award for Best Suspense […]

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Divided States named finalist for literary award

Rick Treon’s action thriller Divided States has been named a finalist in the 2021 Best Thriller Book Awards, according to award sponsor BestThrillers.com. The novel, released in June by publisher Black Rose, was one of two finalists in the political thriller category. […]

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LET THE GUILTY PAY named finalist Silver Falchion Award

Rick Treon’s thriller Let the Guilty Pay has been named a finalist for the 2021 Silver Falchion Award for Best Suspense Novel by literary organization Killer Nashville.

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Former Stinnett police chief Jason Collier arrested

Former Stinnett Police Chief Jason Collier was arrested Thursday by The Texas Rangers on a charge of tampering with a government document.

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Guest post: Author Andrew J Brandt

Done correctly, the plot twist is one of the most effective storytelling tools a writer can use. Amazon bestseller Andrew J Brandt explains.

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Recommended: Forever 51 by Pamela Skjolsvik

Vampire lore and fiction have fascinated me for as long as I can remember. And honestly, who wouldn’t want immortality? Her name’s Veronica, and she’s my new favorite vampire. Forever 51 does for vampires what Santa Clarita Diet did for zombies. And I’m 100 percent here for it.

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Recommended: Monarchs of the Northeast Kingdom by Chera Hammons

Renowned poet Chera Hammons has written a stunning, satisfying debut novel about love, loss, and being stubborn as a mule.

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Rick Treon signs book deal with Black Rose

Award-winning author Rick Treon signed a one-book deal on Thursday with publisher Black Rose for a novel to be released in 2021. Black Rose also published Treon’s debut thriller, Deep Background, which won the 2019 Pencraft Award for Literary Excellence in Suspense. […]

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