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 … Continue reading TracyReaderDad’s Treasure Island Adventure

“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 … Continue reading “City of Ghosts” by Kelli Stanley

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. … Continue reading Kelli Stanley’s Blog Post

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 … Continue reading Book Review: “The Curse Maker” 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 … Continue reading Book Review: “City of Dragons” by Kelli Stanley