So, Um. This Happened. Thank You!

On Saturday night, I was blown away when I was awarded the beautiful Bram Stoker Award for my story Little Dead Red.  Little Dead Red is probably the darkest thing I’ve written. It’s a tale about little girls, their dead-inside mothers, and the Wolves of the world. It’s a tale of love and justice. It’s a difficult read because it isn’t … Read More

Get To Know A Bram Stoker Award Nominee

After the official Bram Stoker Awards nomination ballots were announced, I was contacted and asked to give an interview as an official nominee. (I’m a nominee! Yay!) The awards are later this week and they didn’t have time to run the interview series, but I’m allowed to put my interview up here. Please take a second to read some of … Read More

My Bram Stoker Award Nomination Certificate!

And fingernails that I haven’t bitten to the quick, yet! Woo hoo! I’m so happy to be nominated. We’ll find out the winners next month at Stokercon, which will be pretty cool. Hope to see some of you there!

Shotgun Logic's Review of Little Dead Red

This is a pretty awesome review. Earlier I was interviewed by Shane D. Keene  (which was a fun interview, by the way) and now he put up a wonderful review of Little Dead Red. This just makes me happy. I love this story. It’s the little story that could. Take a second and swing by, if you can!

Little Dead Red is an Official Nominee!

There have been so many wonderful things going on lately that I haven’t been able to keep up. But I am delighted to announce that Little Dead Red made the official Bram Stokers Award final ballot in the long fiction category. It’s my first time ever being a Bram Stokers Award nominee and I’m quite excited about it. You all … Read More

Miss Murder Gets Candid

Shane D. Keene interviewed me on Shotgun logic, and it was a blast! Oh, wait. That was a terrible and unintentional pun. Anyway, I really dug the interview. I didn’t have my filter on and talked about grief, the horrors of writing Little Dead Red, my excitement about Gamut, and how I don’t like being told to girlie up an anthology. I … Read More

Good News for Little Dead Red!

My friends, I’m delighted to announce that Little Dead Red was recommended for the 2015 Bram Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot. This means that some members of the Horror Writers Association liked it enough to recommend it, and it may or may not be on the final ballot, which consists of five stories. It means that people are reading Little Dead … Read More

Get Nameless & Little Dead Red for 99 Cents Today Only!

It’s the re-release of Nameless: The Darkness Comes!   It’s on sale for 99 cents today only, and if you share proof of purchase with me (tag me on Facebook, Twitter, email me, etc) I’ll send you an e-copy of my dark novella Little Dead Red. Tomorrow the Nameless price goes up to $3.99, so you’ll want to grab it today. Want to hear a sample … Read More

Pre-Orders Are Up! And A Reading.

Oh, my friends! I’m so excited! Pre-orders are up for Nameless: The Darkness Comes. You can pre-order it now for 99 cents, and it will automatically be delivered to your Kindle on Friday. If you share your order with me (email me or tag me on Twitter or Facebook, etc), then I’ll send you an e-copy of my novella Little Dead Red. … Read More

Miss Murder Officially Joins Crystal Lake Publishing

It’s official! I’m now an author for Crystal Lake Publishing. What a delight! I’ll let Joe Mynhardt from Crystal Lake take it from here: I’m very happy to publicly welcome Mercedes Murdock Yardley to Crystal Lake Publishing. We’ll be publishing six titles from her in the next year, starting with NAMELESS: THE DARKNESS COMES this coming Friday (Book one in the … Read More