Sunday, September 23, 2018

SMFS Members Published in FLORIDA HAPPENS anthology

A number of SMFS members are published in the just released Florida Happens: Tales of Mystery, Mayhem, and Suspense from the Sunshine State anthology.  Published by Three Rooms Press in conjunction with Bouchercon 2018, the book is available in paperback and digital formats from Amazon and elsewhere. The SMFS list members that have reported their publication in the book are:

Patricia Abbott with “When Agnes Left The House.”

John Floyd with “Frontier Justice.”

Barb Goffman with “The Case of the Missing Pot Roast.”

Eleanor Cawood Jones with “All Accounted For at the Hooray for Hollywood Motel.”

Paul D. Marks with “There’s An Alligator in my Purse.”

Amazon Synopsis:

When it comes to Florida, no crime is too unusual and no criminal too peculiar to be impossible. Florida is the one state where fiction has to catch up to the headlines, and the contributors to FLORIDA HAPPENS: Tales of Murder, Mayhem, and Suspense from The Sunshine State do not hold back!

Edited by award-winning author/editor Greg Herren, with an introduction by New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey, FLORIDA HAPPENS is a riveting anthology featuring some of the brightest stars of mystery writing. Published in conjunction with Bouchercon, the world's biggest mystery convention, this new anthology offers stories of pristine white sands and palm trees, snowbirds and theme parks, mangroves and manatees, pirates and policemen―from the redneck Riviera to the southernmost point of the United States. 

Jam-packed with stories from top authors, FLORIDA HAPPENS promises to surprise and thrill lovers of mystery and suspense. Included are classic tales from the legendary John D. MacDonald and Lawrence Block, plus fresh new fiction from bestselling mystery authors Susanna CalkinsAlex SeguraBrendan DuBoisHilary DavidsonReed Farrel Coleman, and Craig Pittman. The collection also includes thrilling new stories by top mystery writers Holly West,
Paul D. Marks , Greg HerrenDebra Lattanzi ShutikaJack BatesBarb GoffmanAngel Luis Colon, J. D. AllanEleanor Cawood Jones, Neil PlakcyMichael WileyJohn M. Floyd, and Patricia Abbott

A portion of the proceeds from the anthology will go to support Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a program that provides free books to children from birth to school age regardless of family income. A personal mission of Dolly Parton’s, the Imagination Library fosters literacy, a love of reading, and is meant to inspire children to succeed.

1 comment:

Paul D. Marks said...

Thanks for sharing this, Kevin!