The bookfair at the 2015 Steel Pen Creative Writers Conference included many offerings in the mystery, speculative fiction, and horror genres. Here are some that you may want to purchase as holiday gifts.
DISCLAIMER: We haven’t read all of the books on this list, and their inclusion is not a recommendation. Still, we believe in supporting writers who support us. Check these books out at the links provided, and if they look interesting, consider adding them to your gift list.
Dirty Proof by Barbara Gregorich. http://www.amazon.com/Dirty-Proof-Barbara-Gregorich/dp/1463585705/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1445463800&sr=1-1
Mum’s the Word by Kate Collins is the first of the Flower Shop Mysteries. http://www.amazon.com/Mums-Word-Flower-Shop-Mysteries/dp/0451213505/ref=tmm_mmp_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Or if you are looking for the latest one, you can find Florist Grump here: http://www.amazon.com/Florist-Grump-Flower-Shop-Mystery/dp/0451473434/ref=tmm_mmp_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1445462673&sr=1-1
Beyond the Dancing Flames by Sanzaki Kojika is the first in the Fall of the Dragon trilogy. http://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Dancing-Flames-Fall-Dragon-ebook/dp/B00TJNEP8M/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1445466414&sr=1-3
Independence Day Plague by Carla Suson. http://www.amazon.com/Independence-Day-Plague-Carla-Suson/dp/1935517058/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1445463243&sr=1-1
The Lonesome Isle by Lisa Groszek. http://www.amazon.com/Lonesome-Isle-Lisa-Groszek/dp/1449919790/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1445463373&sr=1-1
Zombie Command: A Horror Anthology by Derek Ailes. http://www.amazon.com/Zombie-Command-Anthology-Derek-Ailes/dp/1500882658/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1445530562&sr=1-1
Zombie Park by Mark Cusco Ailes is the first in the Z-Day Trilogy. http://www.amazon.com/Zombie-Park-Z-Day-Trilogy-1/dp/1517585481/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1445530758&sr=1-2
If you have friends or family members who like suspense-filled fiction, consider buying them something from this list.