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Deadly Shadow and The Assassin Chronicles AMA @Reddit Friday Sept. 7th at 2pm Eastern

Join Kim Cresswell – author of  DEADLY SHADOW (The Assassin Chronicles) on Friday, September. 7th at 2:00 PM Eastern on Reddit!  AMA (Ask my anything)!

I am Kim Cresswell and I kill characters. AMA.

I am an author of thrillers and true crime. My novels include Deadly Shadow, the first book in the new paranormal/supernatural thriller series: The Assassin Chronicles, the RWA (Romance Writers of America) award-winning Whitney Steel romantic thriller series: Reflection, Retribution, and Resurrect, and the True Crime Quickie short story series.

I’ve had the honor of writing True Crime stories for Serial Killer Quarterly with some of the top true crime writers in North America and beyond. I also wrote the TV pilot for The Assassin Chronicles. The Assassin Chronicles TV series is in development with Joel Eisenberg at Council Tree Productions.

Some of my books have been translated into various other languages. The Whitney Steel series will be published in German (2018/2019) in a 3-book translation deal with Luzifer Verlag.

I am a legal assistant, script writer, community volunteer, lover of books, movies, animals, and everything paranormal. I live in Ontario, Canada with the Queen of all Cats, Miss Roo. Ask me anything.

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Two recent murders. Two serial killers. A conspiracy that reaches beyond the physical world.

“For as intriguing and raw as each page is, nothing, and I mean nothing, prepared me for that sledgehammer ending. Emotions will be electrically charged, feel the hatred, the terror and the determination of one woman to serve justice, one way or another.” – Dianne, Tome Tender Book Blog (read the full review here)

 

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Best of Spring Reading 2018 #amreading #ASMSG #TBRList

I’m thrilled to announce that Deadly Shadow (The Assassin Chronicles – Book 1) is one of ten books selected as the Best of Spring Reading 2018. A couple news outlets including FOX and NBC picked up the reading list.

The Assassin Chronicles TV series is in development with Council Tree Productions.

Deadly Shadow (The Assassin Chronicles – Book 1) releases on May 11th.

Pre-order the eBook at Amazon (Save $4.00)

Two recent murders. Two serial killers. A conspiracy that reaches beyond the physical world.

Consumed with grief over the tragic death of her husband, FBI agent Victory McClane is obsessed with finding Ohio’s serial killer, “The Wrapper”.

When another young woman turns up dead and the victim is linked to Derrick Lynn, son of the Secretary of Defense, Victory finds Derrick has all the right answers and is a little too helpful.

Derrick has a secret: He’s a government assassin who uses his unusual paranormal skills to eliminate targets. Determined to keep his own secrets buried, he offers to help find The Wrapper.

But can Victory trust him?

As the body count rises, Victory must cross a dangerous line–into a world of government cover-ups, murder, and betrayal–a decision that will test her limits. And everything she believes in

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DEADLY SHADOW (The Assassin Chronicles – Book One) is now available to pre-order at Amazon! Ebook and paperback release date: May 11th

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Two recent murders. Two serial killers. A conspiracy that reaches beyond the physical world.

Consumed with grief over the tragic death of her husband, FBI agent Victory McClane is obsessed with finding Ohio’s serial killer, “The Wrapper”.

When another young woman turns up dead and the victim is linked to Derrick Lynn, son of the Secretary of Defense, Victory finds Derrick has all the right answers and is a little too helpful.

Derrick has a secret: He’s a government assassin who uses his unusual paranormal skills to eliminate targets. Determined to keep his own secrets buried, he offers to help find The Wrapper.

But can Victory trust him?

As the body count rises, Victory must cross a dangerous line–into a world of government cover-ups, murder, and betrayal–a decision that will test her limits. And everything she believes in.

The battle between good and evil begins! Deadly Shadow is the first book in the gripping paranormal/supernatural thriller series, an action-packed blend of suspense and mystery for detective and crime book lovers.

Check out my interview with at Scifipulse!

 

 

 

 

Deadly Shadow (The Assassin Chronicles – Book 1) #Canauthors #trailer #amwriting

Watch the Deadly Shadow (The Assassin Chronicles – Book One) Teaser

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Two recent murders. Two serial killers. A conspiracy that reaches beyond the physical world.

Consumed with grief over the tragic death of her husband, FBI agent Victory McClane is obsessed with finding Ohio’s serial killer, “The Wrapper”.

When another young woman turns up dead and the victim is linked to Derrick Lynn, son of the Secretary of Defense, Victory finds Derrick has all the right answers and is a little too helpful.

Derrick has a secret: He’s a government assassin who uses his unusual paranormal skills to eliminate targets. Determined to keep his own secrets buried, he offers to help find The Wrapper.

But can Victory trust him?

As the body count rises, Victory must cross a dangerous line—into a world of government cover-ups, murder, and betrayal—a decision that will test her limits. And everything she believes in.

**The Assassin Chronicles TV series is presently in development with Council Tree Productions.**

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Industry News: Author Kim Cresswell signs with Council Tree Productions #canauthors #TV

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve signed a contract with writer/producer Joel Eisenberg and  Council Tree Productions (a feature film and TV development company in Los Angeles, California) for THE ASSASSIN CHRONICLES.

About Council Tree Productions (Source: Business Wire – April 19, 2017)

“Writer/producer Joel Eisenberg and his “The Chronicles of Ara” writing partner, Stephen Hillard, have formed Council Tree Productions, a feature film and television development company.

Hillard, President of private equity investment firm Council Tree Investors, has invested in and advised on transactions totaling over $10 billion, including control of Telemundo, for which his company invested $181 million in 2000, and numerous major telecom transactions.

“Joel’s and my own interests are perfectly aligned within several media genres,” Hillard says. “We met at a Los Angeles pitch festival and I pitched him my novel, ‘Mirkwood.’ We became friends and then business partners due to our mutual interests, especially in the realm of fantasy.”

As writers, Stephen and Joel are currently writing the multi-volume “The Chronicles of Ara” fantasy novels. As producers, they are developing “Farway Canyon,” with Anthony (“Sharknado”) Ferrante directing, based on Hillard’s new comic book series with Dennis Nowlan.

“Cable and streaming services are presenting remarkable opportunities of late,” Eisenberg says, whose “Then Again with Herbie J Pilato” classic TV talkfest, executive produced with Hillard, is tentatively airing later this year on Decades Network. “A more formal partnership with Stephen was a natural progression.”

Priority projects on the team’s development slate include “IRL,” which is described as an LGBTQ-themed cross of “The Leftovers” and “The Walking Dead,” “Shadow Show,” as “hosted” by Vincent Price (of whom the company has attained likeness rights from the late actor’s daughter, Victoria) – a re-branding of Sam Weller and Mort Castle’s bestselling anthology and IDW comic book series – and the aforementioned “Farway Canyon.”

The partners maintain their separate projects as well. “Louis vs Schmeling,” based on one of boxing’s most historic rivalries, is forthcoming from co-writers Eisenberg and Gil Adler (producer of “Superman Returns” and “Valkyrie”), with Bill Duke directing…”

The Assassin Chronicles is based on my upcoming 4-book paranormal/supernatural thriller series (Deadly Shadow (Book One), Assassin’s Prophecy, Invisible Truth, and Vision of Fire). Even though this is only the first step in seeing this kickass project hopefully developed for television down the road…the journey has begun.  Stay tuned!

#WROTM: VERLIEGE by @Micheal_Rivers #paranormal #thriller

Veriliege
Verliege, a chilling paranormal and international crime mystery, begins at Arlette Mansion in the mountains of West Virginia. Prisoner and author Adrian Bolt was transferred there accused of the horrific murder of his wife. She was found brutally murdered by an antique sword. His conviction by a German court was as swift as the sword that killed her. Adrian had not spoken since her death …until… Dr. James Pellitere was able to break his silence.

A deal was offered to Pellitere. Traveling to Germany with a paranormal investigative team they searched for evidence that would clear Adrian and prove him innocent. While at the castle, Pellitere is confronted by the supernatural residents. A battle begins over the secret of the nine and a prophecy is in jeopardy of becoming unfulfilled.

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Praise for Verliege

“I was reminded of Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” (1892) and William Hope Hodgson’s accounting of the final voyage of the Mortzestus (1909), and the telling of Lovecraft’s “The Statement of Randolph Carter” (1919). Such is the narrative of this in comparison with these types of confessional stories. Like Gilman, Hodgson, and Lovecraft, the richness of dialog is not lacking in Rivers’s prose. The creatures of Verliege have some similarities with Tim Powers’s nephilim in The Stress of Her Regard, but without the vampiric tendencies. I hope the reader realizes that I am tossing out these comparisons to illustrate the depth of craft honed in Verliege. Rivers does not so much stand upon the shoulders of of these giants as he rubs elbows with them.”
– Amy K. Marshall, Staff Reviewer, Dark River Press

Meet Micheal Rivers

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BESTSELLING PARANORMAL THRILLER AUTHOR MICHEAL RIVERS won 1st Place Runner up at The Paranormal Awards 2014 and has won Supernatural Book of the Year 2012.

Micheal Rivers is the pseudonym for Mike Baugham. His Cherokee heritage prompted him to honor his great-grandfather and write under the name of Rivers. He grew up near the Outer Banks of North Carolina. His love of the sea and all it has to offer was the driving force of his first novel The Black Witch. As a child, he became aware of the supernatural world due to several experiences. A recognized authority as a paranormal investigator with more than thirty years of research, teaching classes and giving speeches provides his readers with some of his experiences woven into his paranormal thrillers. He is the lead investigator for the Smokey Mountain Ghost Trackers.

His works include supernatural thrillers, literary fiction and ghost story anthologies published by Schiffer Publishing. Micheal is a USMC veteran and served during Vietnam. The passions in his life are his wife, family, Boxer Delilah affectionately known as DeeDee, and the great outdoors.

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