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The Onyx Unicorn (II)

I’ve said many times that ideas are as important to a novel as setting, characters and plot.  The Unicorn coverbooks I’ve written so far, except for one, take on large ideas–elitism, racism, sexuality.  The exception is The Black Owls, a thriller that has several little ideas, but was written mainly to entertain.  The “detective” novel I’m writing now, The Onyx Unicorn, is along the same lines.  In fact, the hero of The Black Owls makes an important cameo in the new book. Continue reading