Fun Conversation with a Homesick Montanan

In December, Sarah Meckler from Golden State Media Review interviewed me for their book review podcast. Sarah is a Montanan now living in California who, of course, misses her home. Above are a few photos to remind her what she’s missing. We talk about my series, Tawny Lindholm Thrillers with a Heart, which are set…where else?…in Montana! There’s some fun video that accompanies the interview. Here’s the link.

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Eyes in the Sky PUBLISHED!

My new book, Eyes in the Sky, is officially published. It’s available in ebook or paperback at this link. The cover photo was taken of The Rimrocks in Billings, Montana. The “Rims” are a popular destination for daring rock climbers who come from all over the world to scale the sheer limestone cliffs. They also make a perfect setting for a murder! Click here for a sneak peek inside.   Eyes in the Sky is the third book in the…

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Podcast interview with Golden State Media

Sarah Meckler, Golden State Media Concepts, interviewed me for her Book Review Podcast. Sarah and I share parallel but opposite journeys–she is a Montanan, transplanted to California, whereas I’m a former Californian now living happily in the Big Sky. We always have fun chatting about Montana. She’s homesick, I’m not! Sarah asked about my recent thriller, Stalking Midas, and the upcoming book in the Tawny Lindholm series, Eyes in the Sky. You can listen to the interview here. Stalking Midas…

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EYES IN THE SKY – Now available for pre-order

Happy New Year! Eyes in the Sky, the third book in the Tawny Lindholm Thriller series, is now available for pre-order at this link. NY Times bestselling author KAT MARTIN says: “Debbie Burke’s unique 50-year-old heroine, Tawny Lindholm, is gutsy, smart, and capable, her characters interesting and original.  Eyes in the Sky is well-plotted and fast-paced, a must read for mystery lovers.”      Investigator Tawny Lindholm knows falling for her boss, renowned criminal attorney Tillman Rosenbaum, is risky. His ex…

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Last FREE Day for STALKING MIDAS

Avid reader and world traveler Dawn took Stalking Midas on her recent trip. She’s graciously sent photos of my book on vacation with her at a palace in Estonia…         …and at the Faberge Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.   Thanks for sharing Stalking Midas on your exciting travels, Dawn!             Today is the last day for the FREE Kindle download of Stalking Midas. Please take this opportunity to check out my…

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FREE!

  Dawn, avid reader and world traveler, took Stalking Midas on her recent trip to St. Petersburg, Russia! She sent this photo of the beautiful Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, along with the story behind it: In 1881, Tsar Alexander II stopped his carriage to help what he believed was a boy in trouble. Anarchists took the opportunity to throw a bomb which killed the Tsar, even though Alexander had implemented reforms including the abolition of slavery. Alexander’s son…

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Young Writers Teach This Old Writer a Thing or Two

It’s Tuesday morning at Columbia Falls Junior High School in northwest Montana. Approximately 75 eighth graders troop into the library where a massive glass wall faces Glacier National Park, shrouded in clouds that promise early snow. The students are gearing up for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) led by English teachers Rubianna Masa and Cecilia Byrd-Rinck. Since 2012, Rubianna has shepherded her students through the November writing marathon where they draft an entire novel in 30 days. “I will not…

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Spotlight on Bad Rock Books

  Montana has more bookstores per capita than any other state. Bad Rock Books in Columbia Falls, MT is one of my personal favorites. You can read about it here on The Kill Zone.              The paperback of my new thriller Stalking Midas  is available at Bad Rock Books or in Kindle ebook here.

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Upcoming Appearance and Book Giveaway

Elder Fraud affects all of us, either hitting our pocketbooks or breaking our hearts or both. It’s also the subject of my new thriller, Stalking Midas. Please join me Wednesday, October 9, at 1:30 p.m. at Buffalo Hill Auditorium (inside the Villas). I’ll read from Stalking Midas and talk about how elder fraud became personal when a scammer targeted my adopted mother. The book is fiction but the problem is real, costing untold billions of dollars each year. I’ll share lessons…

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