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It’s A Bestseller!

  Big surprise recently: Woke up a few days ago to find that Amazon had ranked my novel, THE ULTIMATE THREAT as the #1 bestseller in its Military-Thriller category. Big … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · 6 Comments

Magnificent Humility: Tales of Two Heroes

These stories are about two war heroes, but not just about the actions that made them heroes. The stories are also about the extraordinary lives and personalities behind their heroism. … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · 9 Comments

It’s a Winner!

Wow! Still more good news. My novel “The Maidstone Conspiracy” has won the McGrath House Indie book award for best Contemporary Fiction. London-based McGrath House issued the announcement a short … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · 12 Comments

Rein of Error

I wanted to stay home that day. So did my big sister. Our mother had other ideas. Minutes later, Carol and I were outside in the early morning darkness battling … Continue reading

October 10, 2017 · 11 Comments

LIMITLESS – A Very Special Project

I’m pleased to announce that two of my short stories are about to be published in a very special international anthology due for release on October 31. What makes this … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · 17 Comments

Motherhood… Full of Surprises

“Did I ever tell you a horse once tried to eat Mom’s car?” David asked. “C’mon, my love!” Rosemary laughed. “I may not know much about ranching, but I don’t buy that. Horses eat … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 4 Comments

Close Quarters

  My friend Graham is an unusual fellow. He’s blessed with that rare ability to think instinctively outside the box. This talent played an unconventional role after his elderly mother became … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 12 Comments

We Were Made for These Times*

Below is an excerpt from an essay by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés, a therapist and writer, offering welcome steadying thoughts amidst our turbulent global environment. My friends do not lose heart. … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

Giveaway Time!

As the carnies say, “Come and Get It!!!” This is  your opportunity to get a personalized signed copy of my novel The Ultimate Threat, absolutely free. Why? Lots of good reasons: First, today … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · 4 Comments

What Was It Like, Grandpa?

Our wilderness farm was a fabulous place to grow up. No one told us we were poor. It wouldn’t have mattered anyway. We spent most of our waking hours outside … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · 7 Comments

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