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Dredging Up Old Novels--for 99 Cents

Okay, it's not THAT old. I wrote Shakespeare's Blood back in...maybe 2005. It's a tad bloodier than my other books, but that's not my fault, it's the Bard's. Shakespeare's got lots of death and dying in his plays, and the bad guy in my book is a copycat. The Kindle version is on sale this week for .99 on Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Shakespeares-Blood-Peg-Herring-ebook/dp/B0053GCTLE I recently modernized the book, since the technological changes in the last ten years are pretty extensive. I still like it, and during the edit I got excited about the sequel, which has been languishing in my computer for years. You see, when an agent takes on a book, he or she will often tell the author to get busy on the sequel. For writing a first book, an author has a lifetime. For the rest, she gets a year if she's lucky, and fans are grumbling the whole time about how long it's taking. So while I waited for SB to sell to a publisher, I worked on another a