book cover of The Vixen by Issa Bacsa

The Vixens

The original plan on The Vixens was a 6-part erotica series in the tradition of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. It was originally a ghostwriting project for an erotica website in the UK and the instruction was to “make it titillating to women readers (the market).” However, my client and I parted ways Read more about The Vixens[…]

Cover of Number One Fan by Issa Bacsa

Number One Fan

In 2002, I planned to write a trilogy about three newscasters, each having a story to tell. Inspired by The Bestseller by Lila Ramsey and The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie, I challenged myself to write a mystery-thriller using the nursery rhyme Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star as a clue. It is about a newscaster who Read more about Number One Fan[…]

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The Last Call

THE LAST CALL by George Wier Bill Travis was a financial consultant, divorced, no kids, just a single guy living a single life. Monday morning as he drove to his office, he saw a beautiful girl driving a roadster along the Austin traffic. Little did he know that she would be his client that morning, Read more about The Last Call[…]

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star proposed book cover 2012

What If It Was Written In Filipino?

Back in 2012, a few months before I resigned from TeleTech, I posted on Facebook and sent an email to some friends an excerpt from two chapters of my novel, Number One Fan. It was still titled Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (a suspense novel) back then. Let me share with you the original excerpt written in Filipino: Read more about What If It Was Written In Filipino?[…]

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Spreading the Word Against Violence

I TRUSTED HIM (THE TRUE STORY OF ANNA LYNN HURD) by Jennifer Smith and Cherry Tigris (2013, I Trusted Him (The True Story of Anna Lynn Hurd) is a two-part e-book written by Anna’s mother, Jennifer Smith, and advocate Cherry Tigris. The first part tells about Anna’s story — a 16-year old girl living Read more about Spreading the Word Against Violence[…]

book cover of DMQZ by Quinn Fleming


DMQZ by Quinn Flemming (2013, Amazon Kindle) What would the world be like after a virus that originated from a dormouse spread and killed millions of people instantly and left some ‘resisters’ (those who were infected by the virus yet are still alive)? It divided New York into Safe Zone and the Quarantine Zone. The Read more about DMQZ[…]

book cover of A Mind to Murder by P.D. James

A Mind to Murder

A MINDTO MURDER by P.D. James (1963, Kindle edition) I’m not of a gadget-crazy type of person. If I could only have my old cell phone, that would just be fine with me. However, those old cell phones had to say goodbye. So it’s time to buy me a smartphone for two reasons: (1) to receive Read more about A Mind to Murder[…]

book cover of Searching for Lincoln's Ghost by Barbara Dzikowski

Searching for Lincoln’s Ghost

  SEARCHING FOR LINCOLN’S GHOST by Barbara J. Dzikowski (2011, Wiara Books) I seldom join contests and raffles but when I do, I am lucky to win a price more than 50% of the time. So when I joined BookLikes Giveaways, I won a copy of Barbara J. Dzikowski’s Searching for Lincoln’s Ghost. It is Read more about Searching for Lincoln’s Ghost[…]

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The Final Song

THE FINAL SONG by B. Cameron Lee (2003) Chris Wilkins might have good looks and artistic talents but he has no job, no car, and her girlfriend left him. He met his best friend Steve at the cafe one afternoon and witnessed a vehicular accident. The victim was listening to his boom box when a Read more about The Final Song[…]

Book cover of The Heart of an Assassin by Tony Bertot

The Heart of an Assassin

The Heart of an Assassin by Tony Bertot (2009). I downloaded this e-book from after seeing the brief blurb and the 47 likes against 9 dislikes. I started reading it the weekend before and as usual, I kept on stopping because of other duties until I was able to finish reading last Friday night. Read more about The Heart of an Assassin[…]

Book cover of Desperate Choices by Jeanette Cooper

Desperate Choices

Desperate Choices by Jeanette Cooper (2011). It is a story of Rochelle Rathbone, the only daughter of a defense criminal lawyer, who falls in love with a drug lord. Her parents try to dissuade her from marrying Tobias Chandler, a drug lord who shuttles from Miami to Colombia and vice-versa. Rochelle ignores her parents’ warnings Read more about Desperate Choices[…]

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