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 Bone Fire by S. D. Sykes

The Bone Fire by S. D. Sykes

The Bone Fire, S. D. Sykes, Pegasus Crime – Oswald de Lacy, Lord Somershill, remembers the Black Death all too well. When the deadly plague returns to England in the year 1361, Oswald takes no chances, conveying his family to the refuge offered by his friend Godfrey, Lord Eden.

The Overdue Life of Amy Byler by Kelly Harms

The Overdue Life of Amy Byler by Kelly Harms

The Overdue Life of Amy Byler, Kelly Harms, Lake Union Publishing – Amy Byler encounters her estranged husband in her local pharmacy, triggering a whole range of feelings. John walked out on her and their son and daughter three years ago.

Valencia and Valentine by Suzy Krause

Valencia and Valentine by Suzy Krause

Valencia and Valentine, Suzy Krause, Lake Union – Working over seventeen years as a debt collector, suffering a lifetime with crippling OCD, Valencia approaches her thirty-fifth birthday with trepidation.

Dahlia Black by Keith Thomas

Dahlia Black by Keith Thomas

Dahlia Black, Keith Thomas, Leopoldo & Company – In 2023 astronomer Dahlia Mitchell is the first to identify a signal beamed from outer space by an intelligence other than human.

Summer Hours by Amy Mason Doan

Summer Hours by Amy Mason Doan

Summer Hours, Amy Mason Doan, Graydon House – Becc Reardon, ace student and fan of Nellie Bly and Ed Murrow, always intended to become a star print journalist.

The Object of Your Affections by Falguni Kothari

The Object of Your Affections by Falguni Kothari

The Object of Your Affections, Falguni Kothari, Graydon House – Paris Kahn Fraser and her Scottish husband Neal Singh Fraser have an idyllic life in NYC. Her career as assistant DA is blooming, and Neal’s family chain of furnishing and art stores is expanding.

The Black Ascot by Charles Todd

The Black Ascot by Charles Todd

The Black Ascot, Charles Todd, William Morrow – In 1910 two attendees at the famous Black Ascot horse race, Harold and Blanche Fletcher-Munro, left early in their car which later crashed. Blanche died.

The Last of the Stanfields by Marc Levy

The Last of the Stanfields by Marc Levy

The Last of the Stanfields, Marc Levy, Amazon Crossing – London, England: Eleanor-Rigby Donovan’s family life is fun, yet when she receives an anonymous letter it upsets everything. The letter writer alleges that thirty-six years ago Eleanor-Rigby’s late Beatles-loving mother Sally-Anne once led a completely different life.