Tag Archives: Helen Shepherd Mysteries

A new Helen Shepherd Mystery available: Mightier than the Sword

The run-up to the holidays is always a rush, so the next few days will be devoted to book announcements. Besides, I haven’t yet seen The Force Awakens and won’t until after the holidays. And now to the announcements. First … Continue reading

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Seraglio is a bestseller – in France

Seraglio has been our bestselling title almost since its launch three years ago now. Sales have slowed down a bit by now, but the novelette is still doing well and just hit a couple of bestseller lists at Amazon France. … Continue reading

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New Helen Shepherd Mystery Available: Egg Hunt

As I said before, there will be a couple of promotional posts in the next few days before we return to our regularly scheduled neepery about books, films, TV shows, writing, the Hugo Awards, etc… This particular promo post is … Continue reading

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New Helen Shepherd Mystery available: Dead Drop

First of all, I’ve been interviewed by Señor Rolando for the podcast Büchergefahr (book danger) and talk a bit about writing, indie publishing and pulp fiction. You can listen to the podcast here. Alas, it’s only in German. Meanwhile, I … Continue reading

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A Poisonous Bestseller in Canada

Paris Green, the latest installment in the Helen Shepherd Mysteries series, has just hit two category bestseller lists at Amazon Canada.   Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #4,373 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #45 in Kindle Store … Continue reading

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Two new Helen Shepherd Mysteries available: A Bullet for Father Christmas and Paris Green

Just in time for St. Nicholas Day, I have two new stories in the Helen Shepherd Mysteries series to announce. The first novelette is a holiday mystery called A Bullet for Father Christmas. After the success of Christmas Gifts last … Continue reading

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Writing like the pulp writers of old

I’ve made no secret of my admiration for the work ethic and writing speed of the old pulp writers. I’ve posted several articles comparing indie publishing to the spirit of the pulp era in these pages. What is more, I’ve … Continue reading

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How to write short mysteries fast

As some regulars here may know, I’m a big fan of the Eight Hour Writing Challenge instigated by Donald Rump of KBoards. It’s a great way to make yourself produce something publishable in a short period of time and increase … Continue reading

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Two new Helen Shepherd Mysteries available: Bank Job and Open Season

Pegasus Pulp is pleased to announce two new stories in the Helen Shepherd Mysteries series. What is more, there is also a discounted series bundle available exclusively at DriveThruFiction. If you want to know a bit more about how the … Continue reading

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A Canadian Crime Bestseller

The Helen Shepherd Mysteries (watch out for two new stories as well as a series bundle coming soon) sell surprisingly well at Amazon Canada. Now The Cork and the Bottle has even hit two category bestseller lists there.   Amazon … Continue reading

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