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Woodrow Wilson “Buddy” Johnson, a renown jazz and New York blues musician, was born in Darlington, SC, on January 10, 1915. A pianist and bandleader, Buddy performed songs with his sister Ella Johnson. Among his songs that went into the R&B and pop charts were “Let’s Beat Out Some Love,” “Baby Don’t You Cry,” and, his biggest hit which went all the way to #1 in 1944, “When My Man Comes Home.” In 1948, Johnson performed at Carnegie Hall, where he played an original blues concerto. Buddy Johnson died on February 9, 1977, of a brain tumor. He is a member of the South Carolina Hall of Fame.
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I know a secret! Today on Mystery Mondays, Garry Ryan, best-selling author of the Detective Lane Mysteries, is here to talk about keeping a novel relevant. But that’s not the secret.
Do you want to know the secret? Of course you do.
The next novel in the Detective Lane series will be published by NeWest Press this year! The title: MATANZAS.
The blurb is below…Maybe if we’re lucky, Garry will give us more details on the release.
And now over to Garry.
Keeping a Novel Relevant by Garry Ryan
How do you make a book relevant at release? A few years can pass after the process of writing, submitting and editing is completed. It can become a bit of a challenge to remain current.
As a result, I look for plausible predictions of what’s likely to happen. I also watch trends and think about outcomes.
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Great New Review of DEADLY SPIRITS!
Deadly Spirits by E.Michael Helms. Book 4 in the Mac McClellan Series, ISBN: 978-1603813495, Out now to buy.
Taken from E.Michael Helm’s Website: When PI Mac McClellan’s girlfriend convinces him to join the Palmetto Paranormal Society, he becomes embroiled in a case of whodunit. The society president, while investigating an old hotel, is found dead at the foot of the stairwell, his neck broken. The man’s secretary and current squeeze stands horrified beside his body. Authorities rule the death an accident. Mac has doubts–no one heard the man tumbling down the stairs. Then the secretary dies in an apparent suicide. Two deaths in two paranormal investigations, and not a peep out of either victim. Mac suspects there’s more going on than a vengeful spirit. Book 4 in the Mac McClellan Mystery series, which began with Deadly Catch.
Deadly Spirits is book four from the Mac McClellan Mystery series, however it…
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