Category: Kelli Stanley

  • Short Story Summary: “Hysterical” by Kelli Stanley

    Short Story Summary: “Hysterical” by Kelli Stanley

    I am starting a new series of short story reviews. The stories are part of an anthology that will be in “stores” June 16, 2020. The anthology is published by Nasty Woman Press which this blogger is a member (scroll down to click on the logo). You can order “Shattering Glass” on Amazon Smile and […]

  • “City of Sharks” by Kelli Stanley

    “City of Sharks” by Kelli Stanley

    Genre: Mystery This is an ARC sent to me by Kelli Stanley.  It is due in “stores” TODAY (March 20, 2018). Buy It!   September 17, 1940 Louise Crowley is afraid someone is trying to kill her. A secretary at Alexander Publishing, Louise has received threatening letters, was pushed into oncoming traffic, almost run over by […]

  • TracyReaderDad’s Treasure Island Adventure

    TracyReaderDad’s Treasure Island Adventure

    Dateline:  October 24, 2015 (Kristen’s 24th Birthday) Background:  Author Kelli Stanley scheduled a presentation at 10 AM on Treasure Island, San Francisco.  For 5 years, we have been trying to meet, but, something always got in the way.  Today, both of our plans matched up.  I was excited to meet my friend, and Kelli was […]

  • “City of Ghosts” by Kelli Stanley

    “City of Ghosts” by Kelli Stanley

    Genre:  Mystery (Miranda Corbie returns) Tracy, CA, July 1940 Sitting at my typewriter on a stifling hot evening.  The air in my office smells like Chesterfields and Bourbon…..the good kind. San Francisco Private Investigator, Miranda Corbie has just left. She needed a friend.  I was that friend. Here is what I know. And what I […]

  • Kelli Stanley’s Blog Post

    Kelli Stanley’s Blog Post

    Kelli Stanley is an amazing author and even more amazing person. Here is a blog post that all my readers need to read and absorb. Kelli gave me permission to copy this.   Here is Kelli’s blog address. — The X-Factor Posted on March 24, 2014 by Kelli I’m just back from Monterey and Left Coast Crime. Incredible. Energizing. […]

  • Book Review: “City of Secrets” by Kelli Stanley

    Book Review: “City of Secrets” by Kelli Stanley

    Genre: Mystery / Noir  (Miranda rocks!) Rating:  4 WaterTowers “City of Secrets” is an ARC sent to me by Kelli Stanley.  It will be in stores Sept 13, 2011.  Small caveat:  You may know that I adore Kelli. I will try very hard to be objective. Pandora Blake is dead.  Stabbed with an ice pick, […]

  • Book Review: “The Curse Maker” by Kelli Stanley

    Book Review: “The Curse Maker” by Kelli Stanley

    Book Review Genre:  Mystery, Roman Noir (Engrossing historical mystery, History 101 for me ) Rating:  3.5 WaterTowers “The Curse Maker” is an ARC sent to me by Kelli Stanley.  It is due in stores Feb 1, 2011.  For the sake of full disclosure….I love Kelli Stanley 🙂 Julius Alpinius Classicianus Favonianus (aka Arcturus), the Roman […]

  • Book Review: “City of Dragons” by Kelli Stanley

    Book Review: “City of Dragons” by Kelli Stanley

      Genre:  Mystery (Miranda rocks!) Rating:  3.5 WaterTowers This was an ARC sent to me by Kelli Stanley.  It will be in stores in Feb 2010. Miranda Corbie, troubled, chain-smoking, ex-escort, Spanish War nurse, part-time Worlds Fair employee, PI, was walking home during the Chinese New Year celebration when a nearly dead Eddie Takahashi crossed […]