Archive | historical fiction

The Plan “Is About Emmett Till, Too,” Author Says

Share| I just put The Plan up on Amazon (Kindle,, for now — print version comes out next week). It’s a book that starts in New York, but ends up in the Mississippi Delta and then moves into South America. For those interested in the story of Emmett Till, The Plan has much to do […]

WHY I WRITE BOOKS

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Share| _____ Susan Klopfer I write books because they bring history alive. I believe my stories communicate a truth that is necessary for all of us to hear as we pass through life. I often write in the early hours of morning, till my husband peeks into my office and asks why I’m up and […]

Did Mississippi U.S. Senator James O. Eastland Help Plan the Kennedy Assassination?

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U.S. Senator James O. Eastland was also a cotton planter in the Mississippi Delta. In my new book The Plan, I’ve written quite a lot about the late Mississippi U.S. Senator James O. Eastland. This new book is historical fiction and Eastland is one of the “real” people I’ve used to tell the story of two […]

New Paranormal Historical Fiction Novel Based on Murders of Two Black, Gay Lawyers

New Book Announcement: The Plan Contact Susan Klopfer Cuenca, Ecuador International (Magic Jack) 505-369-5141 Email sklopfer@gmail.com DISTRIBUTION: Smashwords Fiction Book Loosely Based on Life of Lawyer, Minister Cleve McDowell of Drew, Mississippi. Was Building a Community Church Before He Was Killed Retiree Writes Murder Mystery Historical Fiction Novel/Based on Actual Civil Rights People, Places and […]

When You Retire, You Have Time To —

Retirement = Doing What You Want To Do The tight bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of them, married) is broken when Joe is reportedly found hanged. A suicide seems impossible to Clint, and Joe’s widow is acting cagey. Clinton Moore believes Joe Means was tortured and murdered, and that his […]

Walk Through the Central Park in Cuenca, Ecuador and You Might Hear Pan Flutes and Guitars

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What a nice day for retirement expatting. We enjoyed some great music in the Central Park. It was quite a surprise as we walked downtown to hear the pan flutes, drums and guitars playing. A special Andean musical group had come out to sing and play. The sun was out, beautiful white clouds were overhead, and […]

Preview – Just for you. The Plan (Prologue and Chapter 1)

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Am I retired? I don’t know. I live in Ecuador and have friends who’ve retired. We have an easy life. Lots of places to go and things to do. BUT —  I have to confess that I love writing books. This last one took a full year to birth. Far longer than I’d planned or […]

Pre-Review Comments Published for The Plan; Alternative, Historical Fiction

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I am gratified over the nice comments on The Plan, now available at Smashwords. CD cover for pdf version of The Plan “It is such a gift to be able to bring history to life in the form of engaging fiction. Susan Klopfer does this so very well in a gripping, ‘edge of your seat’ […]

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THE PLAN: A NOVEL  SEPTEMBER RELEASE  Street art in the Andean village of Saraguro, outside of Cuenca, Ecuadorhttp://ebooksfromsusan.com THE PLAN set for mid September release, is a MURDER MYSTERY, HISTORICAL FICTION THRILLER that opens in New York City, but quickly moves to the Deep South, and then to Ecuador for ACTION and ADVENTURE. The bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of […]

The Plan Starts in New York City, Moves to the Mississippi Delta, and Winds Up in the South American Andes of Ecuador

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A sunset in the Andes of Ecuador I am so close! The Plan is in final editing stages. From here, it goes to a formatter, and then to Amazon! The cover has been designed, and it’s fantastic. I am so excited to be about to share this book with  my friends. Here’s the basic summary: […]