The First Chapters

To whet your appetite for this delicious blend of murder mystery and love story, here are the first five chapters (… and you can get the rest, of course, at:   THE MAIDSTONE CONSPIRACY PROLOGUE  Colorado Springs, CO April 12, 2010  “I’m heading home,” Paul Winston said. “Promised the kids some baseball after school.”  “See ya … More The First Chapters

A Quiet Kind of Hero

This story is about one war veteran, and pays tribute to all veterans on Remembrance Day: Les Marriott was a war veteran. The Second World War had ended a decade earlier, and now he was our Scoutmaster. As it turned out, we would learn from him a great deal more than how to ‘Be Prepared’. Mr. Marriott was a natural … More A Quiet Kind of Hero

We Have Liftoff

After sending you a false signal two weeks ago, The Maidstone Conspiracy is now actually launched as of today on Amazon. Really! Honest! And Hallelujah! Here’s the link: :  The ebook version is online now. The paperback edition will be up and available for order in a day or two. This novel is very different from my first … More We Have Liftoff

Making Lemonade

Alan watched his four-year-old granddaughter Denise come skipping happily into the kitchen. “What’re ya doing, Grandpa?” she asked. “Making my special lemonade for our company,” he replied. “Your family will be here soon. Wanna help, sweetheart?” “Yes!” Denise said. She pulled a kitchen chair over to the counter and scrambled up, eager for another fun … More Making Lemonade