Hang Time Cover Option-3Hang Time at Kirkus Review!

“Lauden’s prose zooms along with an arch energy, and the final installment in his Greg Salem trilogy keeps the plot twists coming at warp speed.” Full review.



rsz_screen_shot_2018-01-11_at_81716_am“Books on the Bus” Podcast

What books do musicians read on the road? Jeff Whalen (Tsar); Joey Cape (Lagwagon); Todd Pasternack (Ominous Seapods); Marko DeSantis (Sugarcult); Jim Lindberg (Pennywise)


CROSSED BONES“Crossed Bones” Wins Novella of the Year

Very honored that “Crossed Bones,” the second Tommy & Shayna crime caper, was named Novella of the Year by Pam Stack at the Authors on the Air 2017 Book of the Year Awards. Listen to the podcast here.


Johnny Cash AnthoShort Fiction

His short fiction has been published by Out of the Gutter, Criminal Element, Dead Guns Magazine, Akashic Books, WeirdBook, Spelk Fiction, Shotgun Honey and Crimespree Magazine. His short story, “Customer,” is featured in WAITING TO BE FORGOTTEN: STORIES OF CRIME AND HEARTBREAK INSPIRED BY THE REPLACEMENTS (Gutter Books). Click HERE for more Short Story Collections.

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Each month Eric Beetner and S.W. Lauden bring you interviews with authors and industry professionals, book reviews, short fiction and more.


Weekly author interviews every Monday, latest publishing news, reviews, updates, event announcements and stuff.