Alison McMahan's historical mystery, The Saffron Crocus (Black Opal Books, 2014), won the Rosemary for Best YA Historical and the Florida Writers Association's Royal Palm Literary Award. Short mysteries: "The New Score" (Fish Out of Water Anthology, Wildside Press, 2017) and “Kamikaze Iguanas” (Scream and Scream Again, MWA anthology for middle grade readers, edited by R.L. Stine, HarperCollins, 2018). She writes for The Big Thrill and Publisher’s WeeklyNon-fiction books: the award-winning Alice Guy Blaché, Lost Visionary of the Cinema (Bloomsbury, 2002) and The Films of Tim Burton: Animating Live Action in Hollywood (Bloomsbury, 2005). She writes screenplays and produces documentaries for (Homunculus Productions).

Contact: Alison@HomunculusProds.com

What's new?

R.L. Stine’s middle grade anthology Scream and Scream Again!, which includes my story, Kamikaze Iguanas, is now available for pre-order on Amazon!

The cover is still to be revealed! I can't wait!

Pre-order your copy here.

Here is a quote from the formal announcement for the book released last spring:

Henery Press, 2017
ebook, hardcover, paperback

The Lila Maclean academic mystery series, in which an assistant professor worried about getting tenure has to deal with murders and other crimes on her campus, consists of three books:

Desert Kill Switch

Mark S. Bacon
Black Opal Books
Pub Date: Sept. 30
320 pages
ebook and trade paperback

Desert Kill Switch is the second book in the Nostalgia City mystery series that began with Death in Nostalgia City, an award winner at the 2015 San Francisco Book Festival.