Adventures with Arduino

As you may have noticed in the previous post, I like hydroponic gardening. I like it because I just harvested all my brocoli, and I have a cauliflower that is turning into a monster in the waterfarm.  But one thing has been a constant question for me: Could I produce more? If you look at …

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Adventures in Hydroponic Gardening

Over the past few years, I’ve taken an interest in hydroponic gardening. Now, because I live in Washington state, and because trees aren’t the only popular leafy green here, I need to be clear: I’m talking about growing vegetables. You want to farm the devil’s lettuce and induce reefer madness? That’s your business, not mine. …

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Cover Reveal – Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet by C.N. Holmberg

There’s a series that starts with “The Paper Magician” which I read back when it first came out, and the whimsical world of magic really captured my attention.  So when I heard that C.N. Holmberg had a new book coming, I jumped on board. Check out the cover and blurb below… The peculiar tale of …

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Signing The Reburialists

If you are in the Seattle Area, stop by Seattle Mystery books tomorrow at Noon, where I’ll be signing copies of The Reburialists (and anything else you want signed, within reasonable, non creepy limits). J.C.

The Reburialists is here!

It’s finally here! After what feels like decades, I’m proud to share with you the story of Brynner Carson and Grace Roberts, unlikely allies in the war between the living and the dead. You can order signed copies of The Reburialists from Seattle Mystery Bookshop- they ship worldwide ((206) 587-5737), or buy it online at …

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The Reburialists – Behind the Scenes

March 1st, The Reburialists will be available at bookstores near you. Today, I’m giving you a glimpse of what got me started. When I sat down to write The Reburialists, I did so because I’d seen so many zombie movies in which the zombies devour everyone, took over the world, or otherwise wiped out humanity. …

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Cover reveal for The Reburialists!

It’s finally time for me to be able to share the cover for my next book, The Reburialists, with you! Burying the dead is easy.  Keeping them down is difficult.   At the Bureau of Special Investigations, agents encounter all sorts of paranormal evils. So for Agent Brynner Carson, driving a stake through a rampaging …

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Parental Evolution

My eldest daughter complained the other day “You didn’t raise [her siblings] like you did me.” My response? “I sure hope not.”  With every child, we learned more about parenting than we knew before.  Then I got to thinking about just how much we’ve changed…   When we had our first child: Bottles of formula …

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The Twisting – Illuminated Threads, Volume 2

I’m happy to count Laurel as one of my friends, and today we’re revealing the cover of her newest book…The Twisting (in case you couldn’t tell from the title). It’s sort of a steam-punk shape shifting romance, in the same vein as the Parasol Protectorate books. Anyway, on to the cover! Welcome to the cover …

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Cover Reveal for Hybrid

I’m delighted to host a piece of K.T. Hannah’s beautiful cover for her new book, “Hybrid.” It’s the sequel to Chameleon, which you might not have read, but should if you like YA SF.  The FULL cover link can be found below, along with a contest to win cool stuff! Hybrid is finally almost ready for release. S.P. …

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