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LezPlay Names Contest Winner

Resolution, a play co-written by Nancy Nyman and Heather McNama, is the winner of Pride Films & Plays’ (PFP) 2015 LezPlay Contest. Congratulations to both writers, and best wishes in the future. Allison Fradkin, LezPlay’s Literary Manager, put together a … Continue reading

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Black-Hearted Bitch Gets Staged Reading in Chicago on September 11

I’m thrilled to announce that my TV pilot, Black-Hearted Bitch, adapted from my crime-fiction novel, was a winning script in the LezPlay 2015 writing contest. According to the press release, “The judges have named five finalists, including a teleplay and … Continue reading

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New Kindle Prices on Crime Fiction Novels

I have recently completed a TV adaptation of Anthony Trollope’s Orley Farm and am shopping it. In celebration of a new chapter in my writing career, I have reduced the Kindle prices of my crime fiction novels. The two novels … Continue reading

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Black-Hearted Bitch is a Quarter-Finalist in 1 Hour Original TV Writing Contest

Last year I adapted my crime fiction novel, Black-Hearted Bitch, into a TV pilot. I’m thrilled to report that it was named a quarter-finalist in the Stage32 Happy Writers TV Writing Contest. Congratulations to the other quarter-finalists. https://www.stage32.com/happy-writers/contests/2

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Enticing

There’s a new review of Killing Rosa on Amazon. “These characters are enticing, just enticing. I want to know what they’re going to do next because frankly, I’ve got no idea! [T]his mystery is complex! Ms. Kear’s writing is quite … Continue reading

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Rainbow Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Robin Sommers whose book Season of the Wolf was the winning book in the 2014 Rainbow Awards Lesbian Mystery/Thriller category. My book, Killing Rosa, was runner up, along with Rapture, Sins of the Sinners (Fran Heckrotte & A.C. … Continue reading

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Killing Rosa Is Named Finalist

Killing Rosa, my newest crime fiction novel, was named a finalist in the 2014 Rainbow Awards. The dark, funny novel, a sequel to Black-Hearted Bitch, features complicated hitman Kell Digby in a fast-paced noir. http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/4452585.html

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Lynn Kear Has Done It Again

Here’s a new Amazon review for Killing Rosa. “Lynn Kear has done it again! Killing Rosa is the 2nd book in the Kell Digby Crime series, and this offering takes us deeper into the underground noir world of the femme … Continue reading

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Why Haven’t I Read This Writer Before?

There’s a new review for Black-Hearted Bitch by Rose M. Griffith: “Hard boiled” truly kept going through my mind as I read this much weaving and face-paced action mystery. I am a huge Raymond Chandler fan and make my way … Continue reading

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“Another Well Written, Great Story in the Kell Digby Series”

Terry Baker has written a review of my newest book, Killing Rosa. Here are some highlights from the review: “It’s full of ups and downs and twists and turns throughout, ensuring a gripping, thrilling, exciting and steaming hot read…. Kell … Continue reading

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