High Hopes: is talent finite?

This weekend, I finally listened to High Hopes, the most recent Bruce Springsteen album. Yes, it came out on January 14, and I bought it then, but I hadn’t listened to it. There  were many times when I listened to a new Springsteen album multiple times on its release day, and almost exclusively for days after that. But something’s happened to … Read More

The Next Big Thing blog tour


My friend from the Heroic Fiction League on Facebook, Violette Malan, graciously invited me to participate in The Next Big Thing blog series. Each author answers the same set of questions, and passes them on to five more authors, who post their answers the following week and pass them on to five more authors, and so forth. You’ll find Violette’s … Read More

Firefly Witch news (includes a freebie!)

final Croaked Front Cover New Font

The new Firefly Witch e-book chapbook collection, Croaked: More Tales of the Firefly Witch, is now available for only $2.99.   Also, from now through Monday, July 2, 2012, the first Firefly Witch collection is available for FREE on Amazon.  So if you’re curious about this new character and her world, there’s no better way or time to check it … Read More

Release day for DARK JENNY

Today is the official release day for the third Eddie LaCrosse novel, DARK JENNY. It drops as a trade paperback, e-book for all the usual platforms, and audiobook, read once again by Stefan Rudnicki. And how, you ask, does this novel stack up to the previous ones? “Bledsoe skillfully combines humor, action, deduction, and emotion to make the material fresh … Read More


It’s release day for The Girls with Games of Blood, the follow-up to my first Memphis vampire book, Blood Groove. When Blood Groove came out last year, I of course checked at my local Barnes and Noble to see if they carried it. I was disappointed at first not to see it among the other vampire novels in the Sci … Read More

RELEASE DAY! (whew…)

Today is the official release day for BURN ME DEADLY. If you’ve pre-ordered it, you’re awesome. If you buy it today, you’re only slightly less awesome. If you buy it eventually, you’re still on the awesome scale. And the winner of the “Name a drink at Angelina’s Tavern” contest is…PARANOYD, for suggesting The Rogue’s Stiletto, also known as the Back-Stabber … Read More

Now in paperback: The Sword-Edged Blonde

The mass-market paperback of the first Eddie LaCrosse novel, The Sword-Edged Blonde, hits shelves tomorrow, June 30. Included is a preview of the next adventure, Burn Me Deadly, due out this fall from Tor. Watch for giveaways of signed copies soon!

Blood Groove Release Day!

Today the “suave, creepy” (Publishers Weekly) vampires of my “edgy, enthralling, entertaining” (Library Journal) novel Blood Groove are released on an unsuspecting public. Pick up a copy and journey back to 1975 Memphis when the King still lived, Parliament was in session and the undead wore stacks, bell-bottoms and polyester. Get a sneak peek of Chapter 1 over at Flames … Read More