Saturday, March 19, 2011


Today's featured author is Charlie Courtland and and a novel she classifies as horror/dark drama/twisted tales...entitled: The Secret of a Spicy Jalapeno.

Here is the cover of her novel:

Here are some of the vital stats of Charlie's novel along with a brief synopsis:

The Secret of A Spicy Jalapeno

Author Charlie Courtland

Editor Robert Helle

Paperback, First, 230 pages

Published 2011 by BB Books Original Paperback Trade Co.

ISBN: 1460977157 (ISBN13: 9781460977157)
Genre: Horror/Dark drama/Twisted tales
Beyond the urban sprawl of a Pacific Northwest city lurks the peculiar little town of Providence and in it, an organic farmer named Joe Parker. Joe’s lurid story, or rather this particular piece of it, begins when Sheriff Caine fashions the big idea to grow jalapenos, albeit with questionable methods. The gritty scheme is plucked from the undercurrent of the sheriff’s self-righteous mind and carried out with the help of Joe’s skill, two local agents, and a coroner. Everything is progressing as planned. That is, until Vera Cruz, a prostitute and girlfriend of a drug dealer, is delivered late one night on Joe’s doorstep. The new houseguest suddenly complicates his routine. The woman bunking on the rear porch not only threatens to upset the jalapeno operation, but also Joe’s conviction about what is rightly just and intrinsically wrong. Will Vera save Joe or lure him further into depravity?

Here are two places that you may purchase this novel in e-book form:
The novel will soon be available in paper form so visit Charlie's author site for details of the upcoming paper release.
Here are some of the places that visitors can follow Charlie Courtland:
Charlie Courtland's author site:
Charlie Courtland is the author of mulltiple titles and I encourage visitors to visit her on-line and delve into her creative world.

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