Author Toni LoTempio’s Picks
Author Toni LoTempio and human of Rocco, a very opinionated blogging cat, visits Shelf Pleasure to tell us what books are sitting on her nightstand.
“One cool thing about having a blogging cat who interviews authors – I come across a lot of good, new ones to try, something I never tire of doing. One author, who I confess is not necessarily new to me, is Carole Nelson Douglas.
Carole writes the “Midnight Louie” series for Tor. About five years ago, I picked up Cat in a Sapphire Slipper and was immediately drawn into the world of Louie. Carole writes in a noir style reminiscent of old Bogart/Cagney movies, and add in the fact that Midnight Louie is not only a top PI but a black alleycat to boot and I was hooked!
Somehow I got away from that series (too many others to sample, I imagine) but I recently picked up Cat in a Vegas Gold Vendetta and now I can’t wait
to read the others! On my nightstand right now: the first two Midnight Louies, Catnap and Pussyfoot! After acquiring nearly all the titles, my nightstand floweth over with Midnight Louie!
I’m sure Rocco will approve….”
Toni LoTempio is an admin by day, writer by night! In addition to writing the suspense column for Night Owl Reviews, Toni writes paranormal suspense and mysteries, among them Raven’s Kiss, My Superhero Sister, Raven’s Quest and No Rest for the Wicca. Toni’s cat, Rocco, occasionally lets her write on his blog, www.catsbooksmorecats.blogspot.com, which features interviews with authors and giveaways each month. Toni and her blogging cat Rocco also volunteer for Nathan Fillion’s charity, Kids Need to Read, (Rocco is its official spokescat!) and Toni is featured in the paranormal anthology, Every Witch Way But Wicked, available at Barnes & Noble and Amazon, whose proceeds benefit the charity.
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