Posts Tagged ‘mystery’

Just Blaine Horney

March 15, 2011


My latest, the sequel to Threads, a Blaine Horney mystery, just published by Jigsaw Press!

Available NOW in eBook at Smashwords

and Amazon’s Kindle

Coming soon to paperback! Stay tuned!

Sample the first three chapters (.pdf) right here!


Threads, a Blaine Horney Mystery, Book Trailer

April 22, 2008

Somehow, I neglected to post my book’s video trailer here on my own damn blog. Until now.  I just love the blues, and the theme music fits the main character, Blaine Horney, Texas Ranger.  A taste of what’s in store for readers.


Four Cups!

January 28, 2008

My novel, Threads, a Blaine Horney Mystery, was recently given four out of five cups by a reviewer for Romantic Times.

You can read all about it here.

To say I’m thrilled doesn’t cover it. Jazzed? You betcha! And what nice things were said about the writing and plotting. Couldn’t ask for anything more. Thanks so much, Maura, and Coffee Time Romance.

Hell, I’m encouraged now.

Book Two of the Blaine Horney series, Just Blaine Horney, will be out later this year. For now, you can get your autographed copy of Threads, a Blaine Horney Mystery, directly from my website or the publisher, Jigsaw Press, or if you prefer, order direct from Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, and all the usual suspects. Just plug the ISBN 9781934340240 into search. Also available in eBook (pdf) and for the Kindle.

Threads, a Blaine Horney Mystery by Kris Karrel

October 5, 2007

Yep, the eBook was released September 30, 2007, by Jigsaw Press! The paperback is on its way, too!

Boy, am I thrilled! Can you say “published author”? Woo-hoo.

Now, for a limited time, my publisher, Jigsaw Press, has decided to offer the world at large a free download of the eBook.

Who doesn’t like free?

So head on over to my website, Kris Karrel, or Jigsaw Press, and get that free download! You can pre-order the paperback, too. And if you’re of a mind, I’d sure appreciate it if get in touch with me or the publisher and leave some feedback on the story, pro or con.

For those of you yet undecided, here’s a peek at the back cover copy:

Why the ethics of this side job began to nag as the miles passed under the tires, the Texas Ranger didn’t have a clue. A personal favor for an unidentified friend of his captain wouldn’t exactly hurt his career. The double homicide was cold enough, a year old yesterday. And out of his or any Ranger’s usual jurisdiction, whole states out—Morrison, Montana, a town so small it didn’t rate a dot on a map.

Should be cut-and-dried easy.

Especially for a Ranger with a psychic gift, one that in the blink of his mind’s eye crisscrossed the world in threads, the ectoplasmic trails of people past and present, the residue of their daily lives, any moment of which he might experience simply by crossing their paths.

When it worked.

Always a downside to everything. Like a hangover chases good whiskey, or a high-class escort expects to be paid, or the name on some mythical office should he ever leave the Rangers to form an agency of his own.

Horney Investigations.

Beat Blaine Horney, PI or B. Horney, Private Investigator, but not by much.

A steady paycheck had a lot more appeal, for now anyway.

Side jobs notwithstanding.