GUEST BLOG: Julia Madeleine – The Seduction of Violence

The Seduction of Violence By Julia Madeleine I like violence. I like it in movies, on my TV and in books. I like MMA fighting. It gives me an adrenaline rush, increases my heart rate, has me holding my breath, my entire body tensing. I like Jason Statham, old marital arts movies with Bruce Lee, [...]

GUEST BLOG: Warning: Contains Language

Warning: Contains Language Is strong language an essential component to hardboiled crime fiction, or was the sexual tension of noir amplified because at the time, the writers had to rely on double entendre? I’ve read many reviews by readers who stopped reading a book because of foul language. And two of the biggest venues for [...]