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

When A Stranger Asks "What Happens Next?"

I was going through some of my old blog drafts, and I came upon this one. I wrote it three years ago and never posted it for some reason, but oh! How it made me smile! I hope you enjoy it, as well. The current manuscript I was reading was my debut novel, Nameless.   Something pretty exciting happened last … Read More

An Announcement of Some Importance

Ragnarok Publications and I have decided to part ways. It’s bittersweet, but it’s ultimately the best decision for me and my work. I think the owners of Ragnarok are good, genuine men who are working hard, and this move benefits all of us. This means that my books Nameless: The Darkness Comes, Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of … Read More

NAMELESS is Available as an Audiobook!

The narrator’s name is Eva Kaminsky and she is the perfect voice for Luna! I can’t tell you how pleased I am. The book is available here and you can listen to an excerpt of it here. Simply click the “listen” button right under the cover. Isn’t this exciting? So very exciting! Aaaaah! 😀

I'm Mailing Out Signed Books Tomorrow! Would You Like One?

Three sweethearts requested signed copies of my books. This delights me! So I’m trekking to the post office tomorrow to mail them out. The post office in Vegas is a frightening place with tape and stamps and long lines and angry people who seem to shake keys at each other a lot. Okay, so it’s like every other Big City … Read More

Nameless: The Darkness Comes

Nameless: The Darkness Comes by Mercedes M. Yardley LUNA MASTERSON SEES DEMONS. She has been dealing with the demonic all her life, so when her brother gets tangled up with a demon named Sparkles, ‘Luna the Lunatic’ rolls in on her motorcycle to save the day. Armed with the ability to harm demons, her scathing sarcasm, and a hefty chip … Read More

Nameless Won The Staff Choice Book Cover!

How cool is this? Nameless: The Darkness Comes won Staff Choice for Genre Book Cover in the New LDS Fiction Book Cover Contest.  Say that ten times fast! But I get a cool little badge and the satisfaction of knowing that, thanks to George Cotronis and Ragnarok Publications, my book covers RagnarROK.

Oh My Goodness! I’m a Triple Whitney Award Finalist!!!

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! The Whitney Awards are a pretty prestigious literary award in the LDS community. And I am SO VERY SUPER THRILLED that both Nameless and Pretty Little Dead Girls are both finalists in the Speculative Fiction category! I’m running with Anika Arrington, Michaelbrent Collings, and Brandon Sanderson. That’s right. I’m in the finals with those three! Isn’t that amazing? Nameless: … Read More

Happy Birthday, Nameless! A Ragnarok Party and a Giveaway!

One year ago Ragnarok Publications hit the ground running by publishing my debut novel Nameless: The Darkness Comes and also the 2nd edition of Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu. Pretty Little Dead Girls came out ten months later. It has certainly been an insanely busy year! Ragnarok wrote a post about it here and also announces their 2015 lineup. I’ll … Read More

NAMELESS: The Darkness Comes Has a Lickable Cover!

“Oh, Miss Murder,” you say sweetly and with a tad bit of nervousness, “I think that you made an error there. I’m sure you meant to say that Nameless has a likeable cover.” Aren’t you dear? But no, I meant exactly that. The cover is deliciously lickable. Observe. Seth Skorkowsky, author of Dämoren. Melanie Meadors, author and publicist. And a … Read More