Starred Review for BLACK SWAN RISING audio!

Library Journal gives the BLACK SWAN RISING audio book a starred review! Since it’s subscription only, here’s the whole thing: Brackmann’s timely political thriller is a cautionary tale about the intersection of extremism, social media, and access to firearms. It is also filled with insider information about how political campaigns operate. Set in San Diego, […]

LIMBOLAND

Todd wanted to play this next time so I pulled it out to listen. One of those tunes that was so much fun to play, and I am gratified that the bass part came back to me so quickly!

EVENTS! I HAVE THEM!

Well, it is too late for me to post about the fabulous book launch party we had at Mysterious Galaxy for BLACK SWAN RISING. But it is not too late to post about some other stuff I have coming up! Sept. 25: TODAY! The amazing and awesome Steph Cha hosts me at the equally awesome […]

Music Time

So as I’ve been re-embarking on this whole playing in a band thing (which is a head trip in many ways), I’m rediscovering tunes that I wrote that I barely remember. Here’s one of them. It had been sitting on a cassette and I hadn’t heard it in 18 years or so (thanks to Dan […]

BLACK SWAN RISING reviewed by International Noir Fiction!

Always happy to get a review from International Noir Fiction—Glenn Harper’s analyses are so thoughtful and smart! Brackmann’s novel isn’t only dark and foreboding, it’s also human and humane. The characters take us along this difficult journey through their compelling personal engagement with what’s going on. And the action of the novel doesn’t indulge in […]

BOOKLIST review for BLACK SWAN RISING!

I’m very pleased to share this review of BLACK SWAN RISING from BOOKLIST!

BLACK SWAN RISING gets its first review — and blurbs!

Hello all! I’m happy to report that BLACK SWAN RISING has its first review, from PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY. It’s a good one: San Diego, Calif., newswoman Casey Cheng, the heroine of this riveting thriller from Brackmann (Go-Between), researches an article exploring the effects of a mass shooting, perpetrated by Alan Chastain, on his victims. She was […]

BLACK SWAN RISING has a cover!

BLACK SWAN RISING is coming!

So…I have a new book coming out. Here is some info: I am super-psyched and excited about this–to be working with the marvelous Terri Bischoff at Midnight Ink for one, and that the book is coming out on an expedited timeline, for another. “Black Swan Rising” is an explicitly political book — I’m not going to […]

Finally! DRAGON DAY is available as an audiobook!

I’m very excited to announce that DRAGON DAY is now available as an audiobook, narrated by the fabulous Tracy Sallows, who did such an amazing job on the first two books in the series. She’s also the reader for GO-BETWEEN, and I could not be happier about that! I have a few free copies to […]