Cindy Matthews

Cindy Matthews

Cindy A. Matthews' articles and essays have appeared in over forty publications. She works as a freelance manuscript evaluator, book reviewer, and copy editor. Her writer's guide, Defeating the Slushpile Monster, was a finalist in the self-help/non-fiction category of the 2009 EPIC awards and is now available in print and in Kindle formats. More information about her editorial services and non-fiction works can be found at her web site/blog www.cindyamatthews.com Writing as Cynthianna, Cindy has published contemporary and fantasy romantic-comedies. Cindy also writes sf/paranormal erotic-romance as Celine Chatillon. See her work on Amazon.com.
Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s edited by Leslie S. Klinger

Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s edited by Leslie S. Klinger

Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s, editor Leslie S. Klinger, Pegasus Crime – Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle set the gold standard of detective fiction with his Sherlock Holmes stories, and for many years Conan-Doyle and other British crime writers, such as Agatha Christie, dominated the genre. In the 1920s American crime writers appeared on the scene with a distinctive style all their own.

In the Vines by Shannon Kirk

In the Vines by Shannon Kirk

In the Vines, Shannon Kirk, Thomas & Mercer – Twenty-something Princeton student Mary Olivia Pentecost – “Mop” – is related to the Vandonbeers, an old New England family with “more family money than all the Kennedys ever had, combined.”

Jane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone

Jane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone

Jane Doe, Victoria Helen Stone, Lake Union – Steven Hepsworth has a nice life. He’s good looking, pleasant, a rising middle manager at work, and a deacon in his father’s church.

In Your Hands by Inês Pedrosa

In Your Hands by Inês Pedrosa

In Your Hands, Inês Pedrosa, Amazon Publishing – Told in three parts, In Your Hands begins in Portugal in 1935. Wealthy socialite Jenny falls in love with businessman Antonio, who is already in love with bisexual Pedro.

When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

When the Lights Go Out, Mary Kubica, Park Row Books – Jessie Sloane is the twenty-something daughter of a single mom. From an early age Jessie questioned her identity, wondering about her father and why he’s no longer with the family.

A Murdered Peace by Candace Robb

A Murdered Peace by Candace Robb

A Murdered Peace, Candace Robb, Pegasus Crime – York, Winter, 1400AD. The previous year Henry Bollingbroke deposed his cousin King Richard II and became King Henry IV. England is still in turmoil following the Epiphany Uprising when Richard’s supporters failed to restore him to the throne.

A Blood Thing by James Hankins

A Blood Thing by James Hankins

A Blood Thing, James Hankins, Thomas & Mercer – Wealth, power and prestige: The Kane family of Vermont has them all. Andrew Kane is in his thirties, the youngest person to be elected governor of Vermont.

Heroes of History: Alexander Hamilton

Heroes of History: Alexander Hamilton

Heroes of History: Alexander Hamilton – It’s possible that everybody in the world has heard of or seen the musical Hamilton. The production helped to blow away the mists of history from this previously obscure Founding Father, but who exactly was he? Heroes of History: Alexander Hamilton sets out to explain just that.