Entries by Fred Andersen

The Smash-Up

“The Smash-Up” is a re-imagining of ideas from a Fitzgerald novel, set in Colorado in the 1970s. It is one of the stories in my collection coming out next year. You can read it now by sending an email to palavrpubl@gmail.com and joining my email list (you can opt out at any time). Try to […]

Special for our email friends

The print copy of Line in the Sand is coming in December. For you we have a special offer. Buy the ebook now ($2.99) and get a coupon for $5 off a print copy, autographed by your favorite author (or by Fred Andersen, if your favorite author is not available). Buy at: http://fxandersen.com/offer/ Then send […]

Winner of the $50.00 Amazon gift card missing!

David McQueen won the drawing for the $50 Amazon gift card by buying A Line in the Sand at the pre-pub price of 99 cents, and joining our email list. But the contact info was incorrect or mishandled. HELP US FIND DAVID! Hints: he lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, and possibly works for […]

A ride any reader will want to take

Reviews are in for “A Line in the Sand” . . . “a memorable, highly recommended story of killers, cartels, and innocents changed by a series of deadly encounters.” Midwest Book Review “It’s a ride any reader will want to take, a journey with surprising outcomes.” Readers’ Favorite Reviews. “If you’re looking for a book […]


A Line in the Sand now on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=a9_asc_1?rh=i%3Astripbooks%2Ck%3Aa+line+in+the+sand+fred&keywords=a+line+in+the+sand+fred&ie=UTF8&qid=1535062399 pre-order now for delivery Sept. 24. No fantasy or legends here, no far-away galaxies or mists of a distant time. A Line in the Sand is an unblinking look at some tough, terrible realities that decent people don’t deserve but have to endure anyway. BUT you […]

“A Line in the Sand” now on Nook

Pre-order the new book by Fred Andersen at B&N. It’s a story of horrible violence, thrilling action and emotional suspense. Two heavily-armed killers are defeated by a man with a button; a kidnapping takes place in the most strongly-guarded part of the city; a Mexican drug cartel is busted—or did it simply transform itself into […]

What should a writer read?

As a mystery/suspense writer, what should I be reading to learn and grow in my craft? The best sellers: Paretsky, Patterson & Slaughter? (Sounds like a bond-trading house). The classics? Definitely, but just how classic: 90s? 40s? Dickens? Deuteronomy? Well, I guess I just read stuff I pick up and like. And one thing I […]

The Advocate’s Dilemma by Teresa Burrell

Attorney Sabre Brown’s day is going well until she walks into her office and finds a dead man sprawled across her desk. When, Bob, her best friend and colleague is suspected of the murder, and Sabre’s minor client has information that might clear him, Sabre has a dilemma. How does she help her best friend […]

New “Lily” Review by Jennie Reads

  The book takes place in the long ago days of Hollywood. There is a bombshell actress with a past and a brain as well as the every day guy who is just trying to do the right thing – in between trying to keep a job as a screenwriter and controlling his alter ego […]