Having Fun on Shakespeare’s 400th

To celebrate Shakespeare’s brilliance and honor

 the  400th anniversary of his death,

 4 mystery authors share their 

contemporary novels connected to the Bard.

NINE DAYS TO EVIL, psychological suspense by Nancy G. West. A newly wed graduate student studies Shakespeare and abnormal psychology. Her husband’s desperate call, a stalker and an attack make her afraid to trust anyone. Emboldened by studying Othello, she resolves to find the truth, knowing one misstep can push her into the clutches of people who want her dead.  http://tinyurl.com/a9aswr9    Winner Blether Gold Award. Chanticleer CLUE Awards Finalist.


PLAN X by Lise McClendon – A quick and thoughtful thriller that takes  Officer Cody Byrne around the globe in a series of murderous twists that include  shocking personal discovery, Shakespearean drama and royal connections that  she never could have seen coming. – Indie Reader http://smarturl.it/plan–x



MACDEATH, mystery by Cindy Brown. “A gut-splitting mystery…a hilarious riff on the Scottish play (*Mystery Magazine*). When actress Ivy Meadows scores her first big break as an acrobatic witch in a circus-themed production of Macbeth, she forgets all about the famous curse*–*until one of the cast dies on opening night. http://amzn.to/1Ohx14f                                    Agatha Nominee: First Best Mystery.


SHAKESPEARE’S BLOOD, thriller by Peg Herring – Touring Britain, Mercedes Maxwell is forced into a race  with evil when she discovers a book that promises Spanish treasure, the secrets of the world’s greatest writer,  and death if she doesn’t stay a step ahead of those who want to take it from her. http://www.amazon.com/Shakespeares-Blood-Peg-Herring-ebook/dp/B0053GCTLE