May 29, 2019

My first published short story went up on the Oyster River Pages site this month ( It's a unique and wonderful place for a story I've been trying to write for years.

Oyster River Pages blends fiction, poetry, essay and art into a...

October 27, 2016

Thanks so much to all the friends and writing colleagues who gathered at Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore in Forest Park last Saturday for the launch of A Kind of Justice.  And thanks, too, to Augie Aleksy, owner and manager of Centuries & Sleuths, for opening his wonderf...

October 16, 2016

The official book launch party for A Kind of Justice is Saturday, October 22, at Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore in Forest Park, IL at 2 p.m. Join Bobbi Logan and her friends for a discussion and readings from the book. Light refreshments, including Bobbi's favorite red...

October 4, 2016

Five years ago, it was unthinkable that a thriller with a transsexual woman as its heroine would come onto the fiction market with so much support, but here we are, October 4, 2016, and A Kind of Justice goes on sale backed by a highly regarded publisher (Oceanview Pub...

August 4, 2016

What a wonderful surprise! The new issue of the Chicago Writers Association magazine, Write City, is carrying an excerpt from the very first Bobbi Logan novel, Coming Out Can Be Murder.

The passage describes Bobbi's first day at work as a woman, an event she made even m...

June 3, 2016


Crimespree Magazine has published a new review of Transition to Murder written by Ava Black.


Ms. Black calls the book, "a raw and graphic tale of murder, lust, and betrayal that poignantly portrays how fear and ignorance twist the psyche."


See the whole review here: h...

May 11, 2016

Centuries & Sleuths bookstore has scheduled a signing for A Kind of Justice on Saturday, October 22, at 2pm.


Located at 7419 Madison Street in Forest Park, Centuries & Sleuths is one of the Chicago area's great independent book stores. One side of the store is devoted...

May 2, 2016

Because I'm both lazy and shy, I've never been one to join organizations unless I had to. When I started writing fiction seriously, I joined Chicago Writers Association ( so I could participate in a critique group (ie, writers critiquing e...

April 7, 2016

No way a failed English Major could do her own web site, right?


Well, I did it. With the help of Wix Website Editor I actually put together an author site. It doesn't look like much, but neither do I. It doesn't have much information, but there's not much about me that...

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