2018 Grand Prize Winner – Treat Award “Gold!!!
Friends, family, and those who couldn't give two hoots, or at least one Hoddy Toddy, I'm breaking out and headed for a writer's retreat in Starkville, Mississippi. Yep, home of the Hail State Bulldogs, my Ole Miss nemesis to the South.
No worries, I'll feel safe. I have deep bulldog connections. My bulldog puppy became the … [Read more...]
We discovered this from the archives. Michael's FINAL WORD story in Delta Magazine in 2017. It received numerous comments from Mississippians who lived during the years of the Gants, The Knights of Columbus, and other famous dance bands and songs from the 60s. Do you remember Double Shot of My Baby's … [Read more...]
Summer, 2018, Michael's second novel in the Solo series just won Best Book in the Category of CHRISTIAN SUSPENSE The Actress -- A Christian Murder Mystery Pinnacle winners are based on book content, quality, writing style, presentation and cover design. If you haven't read The Actress, just click the cover on the right and it … [Read more...]
Look what made the cover of Publisher's Weekly. The Rector. And, we were excited to read what PW had to say about The Rector: "Thompson’s engaging, high-energy Christian murder mystery is narrated by Martha McRae, a woman living in a small Mississippi town who seeks to solve the mystery of the sudden death of pastor David … [Read more...]
Cheers to Nonnie Jules' RAVEreviews. Nonnie has managed to pull a dedicated team together in order to give writers and readers a chance to exchange ideas, announce new novels worthy of anyone's time, weed out the ones that don't cut the mustard, provide ongoing news from the book world, all the time giving back to the writing community. I salute Nonnie's … [Read more...]
Publisher's Weekly reviewed The Rector, and here's what they had to say: “Thompson’s engaging, high-energy Christian murder mystery is narrated by Martha McRae, a woman living in a small Mississippi town who seeks to solve the mystery of the sudden death of pastor David Baddour. Throughout the novel, readers are introduced to the cast of characters … [Read more...]
I was on Goodreads just now and came across a review I'd not seen for The Rector--which is in movie development as we chat. I don't know this lady, Ann Rightler, but appreciate her perceptive, insightful analysis of what I was trying to write. Anne Rightler rated it as a 5-STAR NOVEL- "The Rector by Michael Hicks Thompson is one humdinger of … [Read more...]
I just thank you for not opting out of my small group of subscribers on "Stay Up With Mystery" where I'll be posting updates on The Rector movie. And my next novel in the Solo series, The Sista. Truth is, I've been so involved in the screenplay for The Rector I've yet to get revved up about writing The … [Read more...]