Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

August 30, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post by Mary Jo Shankle: Where You Can Find Me

Where you can find Mary Jo Shankle is in her garden – here in Nashville or at their mountaintop retreat “Shankri-la” in Sewanee.  After the Sir Winston Churchill narcissi and irises and peonies come the hydrangeas.  Then the coneflowers and zinnias, bee balm and lavender.  Happiest of all:  the creeping thyme.  Rather, happiest of all:  Mary Jo. Today, she shares her thoughts on Sheri Joseph’s Where You Can Find …

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June 17, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Author Interview: Don Winston on Subversive Thrillers, Good Advice, and Happy Endings

Book Title: The Union Club: A Subversive Thriller

A novel that features Rag and Bone, Skull and Bones, global conspiracy and a falcon named Sting is worthy of its own category – and claims it!  The Union Club: A Subversive Thriller is exactly that: a thriller that makes its own rules.  I love it. The Union Club actually exists in San Francisco; high on Nob Hill, it is a bastion of prestige and status. …

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