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Simon Duringer - Evil Personified

Posted by bigceebee on November 1, 2013 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (2)

I was recently interviewed by U.K. author, Simon Duringer, the partial results of which are posted on his blog here: Simon’s blog


I mention partial results above because one of the questions, or more specifically, the discussion which ensued, showed a dark, near-demonic side of Simon which he cleverly omitted to post in an attempt to hide his true colours. Little did Simon ...

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9 Killer Thrillers

Posted by bigceebee on October 20, 2013 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (2)

Ahh, 9 Killer Thrillers… Another book bundle… They’ve become increasingly popular of late and you’ll no doubt see more with time. So what makes this limited time bundle offer different from others? Of course, 9 full-length thriller novels from 9 acclaimed bestselling authors for 99 cents is one heck of a bargain, but what makes this particular bundle stand out?

Consider the following about the novels in this bundle:

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R.I.P. KDP Selection Promotions

Posted by bigceebee on July 8, 2013 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (8)

In December 2011, the Great Zon gave life to KDP Select, a program offering Kindle authors and publishers particular promotional tools in exchange for exclusive distribution of the digital versions of enrolled works. In a nutshell, by enrolling one’s ebook in the program for ninety days, it was:


a) Included in the Kindle Owners Lending Library with a sum payable from a fund each time it was borrowed and,


b) Granted five promotion days per nin...

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Fourteen Days in Vietnam

Posted by bigceebee on May 23, 2013 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (3)

As some of you are aware, Joanne and I recently went to Vietnam to vacation with friend and author, Luke Romyn, his wife, Sarah Dougherty and her sister, Millie. We had a great time and I thought I'd share a photo per day of our amazing trip so, here it goes! :)

DAY 1 - May 3, 2013: Shortly following our arrival in Hanoi, here are Sara...

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2013: Year of the Thriller

Posted by bigceebee on March 25, 2013 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

I was pleased and flattered today when I saw a post go up on upcoming thriller author Joshua Lisec's blog where my latest Femme Fatale is featured alongside new releases by Dan Brown and James Rollins. I invite you all to drop in on Joshua's blog by simply clicking the link below.

2013: Year of ...

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Posted by bigceebee on March 5, 2013 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)



Select titles discounted for a limited time - WIN Paperbac...

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Making a Mark

Posted by bigceebee on February 26, 2013 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (1)

You're a writer, right? Your ultimate desire (besides selling fifty million books and all the cool stuff which comes with it), is making a mark, yes? Yes...


What we must realize is that whenever anyone anywhere reacts to anything about our writing, be it about our books, blog posts, tweets, Facebook posts... Anything... We have made a mark... We have been noticed... We have struck a chord...


Good, bad, indifferent... Who cares? I did, and to be honest, st...

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Midnight, the Talking Cat

Posted by bigceebee on November 22, 2012 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (2)

I've always been impressed that Midnight, our younger cat, was capable of responding when I asked her questions but was also disappointed because I couldn't prove it to anyone. The fact is, the younf feline is camera shy and refused to cooperate once the camera was running. I finally managed to convince her to do a short clip once she understood it could lead to the betterment of the universe as we know it. So, here it is. Be prepared to be amazed.

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Wear a Thriller and Save a Kid

Posted by bigceebee on September 28, 2012 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (2)

Yesterday, I posted the pic below of a t-shirt featuring 'Discreet Activities', my latest thriller, on Facebook which garnered a number of likes and comments, one of which was an inquiry of how to obtain one...

And I had a brilliant thought...

I proceeded t...

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Our Zany Niagara Falls Stunt

Posted by bigceebee on August 20, 2012 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (2)

On Saturday, I posted a few videos following our mini-vacation to Niagara Falls last week. The one thing which I didn't mention in that post was a zany stunt which Joanne and I decided to try.

Before I could write about this subject, I had to wait for the photographic proof which I was pleased to receive this morning. Therefore, without any further delay, here it is!!!

Jo and I taking on the mighty Niagara Falls in a barrel!

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