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Naming Characters

Coming up with the right name for a character can be tricky.

In my latest blog I offer some suggestions on sources for names. https://jrlindermuth.blogspot.com/

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on August 31, 2021 at 7:58am — No Comments

Mystery Weekly

What happens when a library assistant overhears her supervisor plotting a crime?

That's the premise of my short story "In Plain Sight," which is in the August issue of Mystery Weekly. 

If you haven't read the magazine, check it out. Lots of good crime stories. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09BGLZ1CZ/

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on July 31, 2021 at 6:07am — No Comments

Guest Interview

Friend and author Rita Chapman has interviewed me and provided an opportunity to talk about my books and other subjects. There's also an excerpt from Twelve Days in the Territory. Check it out:…

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Added by J. R. Lindermuth on July 16, 2021 at 1:25pm — No Comments

New Release

Twelve Days in the Territory, my new western, is out today.

Martha Raker, niece of the local sheriff, is taken hostage by outlaws who flee into Indian Territory after a botched robbery. Sheriff Isaac Gillette is hot on their trail, despite having no jurisdiction in the territory. The only man who volunteers to accompany the sheriff is Will Burrows, a mild-mannered schoolteacher, who has been courting Martha.

Martha is certain she'll be rescued by her uncle and Will. Meanwhile,…

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Added by J. R. Lindermuth on May 5, 2021 at 6:04am — No Comments

Bargain Price

Two of my short stories with characters from the Sticks Hetrick mystery series are on sale for a limited time at the bargain price of just 35 cents each. Grab 'em now. …

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Added by J. R. Lindermuth on September 23, 2020 at 7:08am — No Comments

Seeking Your Vote

I'm thrilled my book The Bartered Body has been nominated for the 2020 Readers Choice Awards contest by TCK Publishing. I hope you'll consider voting here (in the mystery category) https://www.tckpublishing.com/2020-readers-choice-voting-page/

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on July 18, 2020 at 6:59am — No Comments

Mystery Month

May is Mystery Month.

Are you doing your part to support mysteries? Read https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07C96SBBT/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i7

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on May 21, 2020 at 8:10am — No Comments

Free Books

Limited time only, twenty-five in all, both fiction and non-fiction. Don't miss out. The collection includes Something So Divine, one of my historical mysteries. http://sunburypress.com/25-free-ebooks-from-sunbury-press/

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on April 24, 2020 at 11:24am — No Comments

Curiosity

shines a different light on things when a young boy sneaks into a secretive old man's house in my story Brandt's Secret.

You can read the story (and others) free in the current issue of The Raven Review. http://www.theravenreview.org/brandts-secret-lindermuth.html 

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on April 14, 2020 at 7:09am — No Comments

Need a Little Diversion?

With all the stress over Coronavirus, most of us can use a little diversion now and then.

If such is the case with you, I offer a short story for your entertainment here https://www.ropeandwire.com/beyond-the-western-something-for-nothing-john-lindermuth.html

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on March 26, 2020 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Nice to Start a Week

With another good review. The Bartered Body found some loving on this site. Have a look: http://thebookgardenreviews.blogspot.com/

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on March 9, 2020 at 7:18am — No Comments

New Blog Entry

I haven't published a blog entry in quite some time. So I guess a report on some good reads of the past year would be a good place to start. Have a look. https://jrlindermuth.blogspot.com/

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on January 6, 2020 at 9:46am — No Comments

Like Westerns?

I have a new western short story up here. It's a free read, so have a look. https://www.ropeandwire.com/western-short-story-dead-or-alive-j-r-lindermuth.html

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on November 12, 2019 at 7:39am — No Comments

Another Review

The Bartered Body has a new review. http://www.longandshortreviews.com/book-reviews/the-bartered-body-by-j-r-lindermuth/

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on October 25, 2019 at 7:27am — No Comments

A Little Help

The prolific Marilyn Meredith (aka F.M. Meredith) is guesting on my blog and talking about her new mystery, Bones in the Attic, and how friends are important to her writing process. Check it out. https://jrlindermuth.blogspot.com

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on October 22, 2019 at 8:57am — No Comments

Change is Inevitable

I'm guesting on the 50 Authors From 50 States site and my topic is change and its impact on the area where I live. Sometimes the changes can be good. There's also information on my latest novel. Have a look and leave a comment. https://annettesnyder.blogspot.com/

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on September 22, 2019 at 8:33am — No Comments

Guesting Here

Writers are influenced by the places where they live. I'm Mary Anne Yarde's guest today and that's my topic. https://maryanneyarde.blogspot.com/2019/08/historicalfiction-author-jr-lindermuth.html

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on August 27, 2019 at 6:09am — No Comments

Free Read

Everyone likes free, right? Okay. This is for you, my friends: https://jrlindermuth.blogspot.com/

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on August 24, 2019 at 9:42am — No Comments

Perfect for Dog Days

Even if it gets cooler (as predicted), the calendar says this is the part of August known as Dog Days. So what's better for a Dog Days afternoon than a mystery, especially one featuring a dog? Even if you're not a dog lover, there's lots to enjoy in this mystery.

Ron Myers, wealthy owner of a growing computer firm, is alleged to have developed a radical new microprocessor system. When Myers' yacht crashes onto a New England reef, the only living creature aboard the ship is a dog.…

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Added by J. R. Lindermuth on August 23, 2019 at 7:55am — No Comments

Bargain Deal

Two mystery short stories for a buck.

More stimulating (and cheaper) than a cup of coffee these days.

https://www.untreedreads.com/store/index.php?main_page=advanced_search_result&search_in_description=1&keyword=lindermuth

Added by J. R. Lindermuth on August 14, 2019 at 6:51am — No Comments

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