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.
The Map of Chaos by Felix J. Palma

The Map of Chaos by Felix J. Palma

The Map of Chaos, Felix J. Palma, Atria Books–The Victorian world’s obsession with death and the afterlife leads to a plethora of spiritualists and mediums seeking to make a living out of those wishing to speak to the dead.

The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered by Laura Auricchio

The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered by Laura Auricchio

The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered, Laura Auricchio, Vintage Books–The Marquis de Lafayette’s arrival in an America gripped by the trials of the Revolutionary War electrified a people desperate for international support against their former King.

The Reckoning by Carsten Stroud

The Reckoning by Carsten Stroud

The Reckoning, Carsten Stroud, Vintage Crime–From the swanky residences of The Glades to the seething criminality of Tin Town, the city of Niceville has a personality all its own.

The Fifth House of the Heart by Ben Tripp

The Fifth House of the Heart by Ben Tripp

The Fifth House of the Heart, Ben Tripp, Gallery Books — Asmodeus “Sax” Saxon-Tang is the first to admit he’s a coward. However, it didn’t prevent him from walking into the lairs of two vampires and stealing their treasures – and vampires have the best treasure.

The Whispering City by Sara Moliner

The Whispering City by Sara Moliner

The Whispering City, Sara Moliner, Pegasus Books — Barcelona, 1952. General Franco’s autocratic rule is absolute. Those who favor the regime do well. Those labeled “Reds” lose their jobs, liberty and sometimes their lives.

Tomorrow War by J. L. Bourne

Tomorrow War by J. L. Bourne

Tomorrow War, J. L. Bourne, Gallery Books–An American covert cyber-attack against Syria turns out to be a catastrophic mistake. The virus loosed into the communications network escapes and mutates, bringing down not only the target system but the entire world’s computers.

Silent Creed by Alex Kava

Silent Creed by Alex Kava

Silent Creed, Alex Kava, Putnam’s Sons — Afghanistan veteran Ryder Creed saw enough violence on active service to give him nightmares. Now back home in the US, he runs a specialist search and rescue team of dogs and handlers who aid law enforcement agencies and venture into disaster areas in search of the missing.

A Girl Undone by Catherine Linka

A Girl Undone by Catherine Linka

A Girl Undone, Catherine Linka, St. Martin’s Griffin — In this sequel to A Girl Called Fearless, Avie Reveare has fled Salvation, Idaho, where she and her lover, Yates Sandell, took refuge. Backed by the ruling Paternalist Party, federal and state law enforcement officers seized the Salvation compound and killed many of their friends.

Trials of Passion by Lisa Appignanesi

Trials of Passion by Lisa Appignanesi

Trials of Passion, Lisa Appignanesi, Pegasus Books — Victorian-era spinster Christiana Edmonds was extremely unhappy that her letters weren’t returned by her doctor, Charles Beard. Of course he loved her and would leave his wife, but Beard never did. He simply told Christiana to stop writing.