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“Into the Flames” ignites December 10

Very grateful and pleased to have Into the Flames, Volume Two of the By The Hands of Men series, finally released. Early reviews are enthusiastic. Book Three, The Wrath of a Righteous Man, will be released in May, 2016.

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Covering Thoughts

The cover of Into the Flames, Book Two of my By the Hands of Men series is, like the first book, designed and executed by the ridiculously talented Kia Heavey.  No, I’m not exaggerating about her talents.  She plays the bagpipes, she’s a … Continue reading

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For my animal loving friends

Another worthy cause to consider supporting:  an organization dedicated to protecting the greater and lesser apes of Africa from being decimated as foodstocks for loggers. http://bushmeat.net/about.html

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The beauty of research

I’m now one chapter from completing Book Two of By the Hands of Men, which has the working title of “To the Colonies and Beyond.”  As I really want my historical fiction to feel authentic and, thus, for the reader to feel … Continue reading

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Back to work

  I had knee surgery two weeks ago today.  It kind of slowed me down, but I’m back at work on Book Two. Above is our newest rescue critter, which my good-hearted wife found in the parking lot of a … Continue reading

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Kirkus Review is up

“With elements reminiscent of Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, in the midst of World War I, a relationship develops between an English lieutenant and a young Russian nurse—a surprising tenderness against the backdrop of war…with likable characters, spending more time … Continue reading

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Books I Keep Giving Away

I was a reader before I was a writer.  Apparently I was an imaginative child…but, now that I think of it, most children I’ve been around have had great little imaginations, if one is willing to pay attention to them … Continue reading

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New tweener/teens novel from my wife

My lovely wife, Alisa, has just published a tweener/teens novel on Kindle called “Gonalls.” It was based on a story she told her children when they were younger.  She honed the tale by reading it to her 4th grade students when … Continue reading

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Training continues

Quick 27 mile bike ride this morning, with three climbs in between, and sprints on any uphill parts of the return ride.  What, you didn’t know that writing is an endurance event? Shower taken.  Felix snoring in the next room, … Continue reading

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