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Sweet Revenge

George Henley wants revenge on his ex-wife and ex-business partner. But is the hit man’s price more than he bargained for?

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Villains, Victims, and Violets: Agency and Feminism in the Original Sherlock Holmes Canon

Twenty-nine authors examine Holmes’ world through the lives of the women who lived in it: the villains driven astray; the victims he rescued; and the strong, pivotal Violets from his most unforgettable cases. 

Villains, Victims, and Violets pulls back the curtain on their private spaces, revealing their “proper”—and not so proper—place in a man’s world at the dusk of the 19th century. 

Available in paperback August, 2019.

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Virtual Harmony and Other Short, Sweet Romances

Virtual Harmony and Other Short, Sweet Romances

Love can bloom in infinite ways.

These eleven short romances follow love through cute meets to taking friendship to the next level to rekindling a marriage. Feelings can be sparked by an errant computer file, a hunt for diamonds, or even a fortune teller's tale. All that is needed is to open one's heart to let it in.

Search, find, and deepen love along the way in these sweet romances.

Available everywhere in eBook and paperback October 15.

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The Life and Times of Sherlock Holmes -- Liese Sherwood Fabre

The Life and Times of Sherlock Holmes: Essays on Victorian England, Volume Two

Fans of Sherlock Holmes, Victorian England, and history in general will all find interesting tidbits to carry away.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle references many everyday Victorian activities and aspects that are lost on the twenty-first century reader. These short essays provide modern readers a better understanding of Victorian England and greater insight into the world of Sherlock Holmes. His cases take on richer meaning when the reader grasps the subtleties of such details as the blue ribbon mentioned in "The Adventure of the Cardboard Box," the doss houses Shinwell Johnson knew about, or how one contracted brain fever.

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We have had the privilege of publishing Liese’s essays in our Sherlockian E-Times each month for the past few years…[and] have, personally, always found her essays to be both entertaining and informative as well as very well-researched.
Editor, The Sherlockian E-Times

Liese Sherwood-Fabre’s essays on life in Sherlock Holmes’ Victorian world…provide insight into topics that are referred to in the Holmes stories.
Editor, Groans, Cries, and Bleatings


Life in Times-- Liese Sherwood Fabre

The Life and Times of Sherlock Holmes:
Essays on Victorian England
Volume One

Step back to 1895 England.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories are full of references to everyday Victorian activities and events that send the twenty-first century reader running to the reference shelf. Few, for example, are intimately acquainted with the responsibilities of a country squire, the importance of gentlemen’s clubs, or the intricacies of the Victorian monetary system. These short essays explore various aspects of life mentioned in the original stories, providing modern-day insight into the nineteenth century world. Untangle the complexities of inheritance, the significance of “Dr.” in front of “Watson,” the importance of segregating the queen bee, and the dispute over the delivery of letters addressed to 221B Baker Street. Such examinations bring deeper meaning and color to the adventures of the world’s most famous consulting detective.

“[Dr.] Sherwood-Fabre’s…extensive research…brings to life a society which we have only dreamed of.”
–Steve Mason, The Crew of the Barque Lone Star, a Sherlock Holmes Scion Society

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Saving Hope -- Liese Sherwood Fabre

Saving Hope

Steve Berry, NYT Bestselling author, describes Saving Hope as “a tantalizing premise that toys with the most basic of emotions—a parent’s drive to save their child.”

In one of Siberia's formerly closed cities, Alexandra Pavlova, an unemployed microbiologist, struggles to save her daughter’s life. When she turns to Vladimir, her oldest friend, for help, she's drawn into Russia’s underworld. His business dealings with the Iranians come to the attention of Sergei Borisov, an FSB (formerly the KGB) agent. Alexandra finds herself joining forces with Sergei to stop the export of a deadly virus in a race to save both her daughter and the world.

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Curious Incidents

Curious Incidents:
More Improbable Adventures

“When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”

Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle’s inimitable detective, has found a new life among modern audiences.

In Curious Incidents, 15 authors of horror and mystery have come together to create a unique anthology of stories where the great detective and his stalwart companion venture into alternate universes, histories, and futures to solve puzzling cases of the paranormal far beyond the bounds of imagination. Liese Sherwood-Fabre’s tale of “The Case of the Tainted Blood” gives us a world-weary Holmes and Watson living as vampyres and called to investigate a vicious murder of one of their fellow night creatures.

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A collection of three award-winning literary short stories exploring the impact of love. “A Stranger in the Village,” nominated for the 2007 Pushcart Prize, describes how the arrival of a young woman into a Mexican mountain village changed sixteen-year-old Hector forever. “Sacrifice” offers an Aztec tale of political intrigue and love. In "Curandera" Doña Rosa assists the lovelorn through the heartache of passion and infidelity.

And a quote about one story:

“[‘A Stranger in the Village’] reminds us how our lives may be in the hands of people who come and go, moving on to destinations that call them powerfully away from us – and how, in their wake, we return to our lives but find a different order we are somehow compelled to live with. What a fine and engaging story”
Phil Hey, editor, Briar Cliff Review

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Reindeer Wars -- Liese Sherwood Fabre

Reindeer Wars

Tina has a tendency to go a little overboard when decorating for the holidays, but Brian decides her skills are just what he needs to get into the Christmas spirit. Can this budding relationship survive when they find themselves in a knock-down-drag-out competition to win the office’s “most outrageous holiday sweater?”

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Bake, Love, Write

Bake, Love, Write:
105 Authors Share Dessert Recipes and Advice on Love and Writing

What do most authors have in common, no matter what genre they write? They love desserts. Sweets sustain them through pending deadlines and take the sting out of crushing rejection letters and nasty reviews. They also often celebrate their successes—selling a book, winning a writing award, making a bestseller list, or receiving a fabulous review—with decadent indulgences. And when authors chat with each other, they often talk about their writing and their lives. Recipes. Writing. Relationships. In this cookbook 105 authors not only share their favorite recipes for fabulous cakes, pies, cookies, candy, and more, they also share the best advice they’ve ever received on love and writing.


A Glimmer of Hope

A Grimmer Holmes: Tales by the Crew of the Barque Lone Star

The world's most famous detective solves cases from Mother Goose and the Brothers 

The Crew of the Barque Lone Star was founded as a scion society of the Baker Street Irregulars in April, 1970. Through the years, the society has been home for many authors of fiction, Sherlockian criticism, and other non-fiction pieces. In celebration of its fiftieth anniversary, the Crew has prepared this compilation of even more new cases for Sherlock and Watson. Liese Sherwood-Fabre's story involves the return of a soldier from World War I. His wife enlists Holmes in helping to prove the man is not her husband.You can download a copy here.

A Grimm Holmes -- Liese Sherwood Fabre

A Grimm Holmes: Tales by the Crew of the Barque Lone Star

The world's most famous detective solves cases from Mother Goose and the Brothers Grimm

The Crew of the Barque Lone Star was founded as a scion society of the Baker Street Irregulars in April, 1970. Through the years, the society has been home for many authors of fiction, Sherlockian criticism, and other non-fiction pieces. In celebration of its fiftieth anniversary, the Crew has prepared this compilation of new cases for Sherlock and Watson. Liese Sherwood-Fabre's story involves the sudden disappearance of Sherlock's gang of ruffians, the Baker Street Irregulars. He, Watson, and Wiggins - the Irregulars' leader - must find them before the trail grows cold and they are lost forever.

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Debate with a Vampire -- Liese Sherwood Fabre

Debate With A Vampire

When Allison meets a stranger at the annual party in Dracula’s castle in Romania, she finds herself the debate of her life.

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A Botanical Blunder -- Liese Sherwood Fabre

SWW Winner
Winner of the 2014 Southwest Writers’ mystery contest.

A Botanical Blunder

Who taught the most famous consulting detective his craft?

By the time he and Dr. John Watson meet in their late twenties, Sherlock Holmes had already developed his skills of deduction. The source of his methods lies deep in his past, nurtured by one of the greatest minds of the mid-nineteenth century.

When his father calls him home during his first year at Eton, Sherlock Holmes is grateful—whatever the reason—for his return to Underbyrne, the family estate. Even his mother’s arrest for the murder of the village midwife can’t completely diminish his relief. Afterall, she is innocent, isn’t she?

Can the Holmes family successfully solve the crime when the village constable considers it solved and the victim’s husband won’t rest until a murderer is hung? 


Magic School Drop-Out

Calliope Quigley wants to be like others her own age, but for her first thirteen years, her magical skills--or rather the lack of them--have made her a misfit. When she sets fire to her remedial magic classroom, her grandmother decides it’s time for her to live with her Englisher mother. Will she ever feel at home with a mother she doesn’t remember and a world without magic?

Texts and the Single Chica

Antonia Martinez will need more than one miracle from Saint Anthony to salvage her reputation and career. A driven Latina political consultant, she’s set to become the youngest partner in her firm until her mother arranges a date for her with a tabloid reporter. Her so-certain future unravels as a series of press leaks follow, sabotaging her current client’s campaign. Will she be able to discover who’s leaking to the press before her career is in shambles?