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My New “Grim Tale of Survival”….

I’m pleased to announce that my story, “Peaches” (called a “grim tale of survival” in a starred review by Library Journal) is included in a bold new collection of sixteen previously unpublished stories by a number of award-winning authors. The Spoilt Quilt and Other...

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STRANDED … via SKYPE!

I recently had the pleasure of talking, via Skype, with Bellows Falls, Vermont’s own Rockingham Free Public Library’s monthly book group. This month they all read STRANDED! And they hit me with a pile of great questions, including: Since you’re a guy, how were you...

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TIMBERLINE is a Peacemaker Finalist!

I am pleased and honored to announce that my latest Roamer novel, TIMBERLINE, has been named as a finalist in Western Fictioneers’ Peacemaker Awards in the Best Western Novel category. I offer a hearty congratulations to all other finalists and to the judges for...

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REAL OR FAKE?

Just released:MOVING FOREWORD: REAL INTRODUCTIONS TO TOTALLY MADE-UP BOOKS, is a collection of dozens of real introductions to imaginary books, written by celebrities, comedians, musicians, and other writers (that’s where I come in)…. My contribution, “Lucky...

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Let’s get STRANDED in all the schools!

(I can hear you saying, “Wait a minute, wise guy…. Who wants to get stranded in a school?”) What I mean to say is … my multi-award-winning YA novel (ahem, crow crow), STRANDED: A STORY OF FRONTIER SURVIVAL, is now available in a large-print edition specifically for...

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Well Now….

What do David Baldacci and I have in common?  http://www.hannapub.com/franklinsun/library-names-most-checked-out-books-of/article_17c2abec-24d3-11e9-a624-6399d0c7057c.html

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Of Doors and Windows

I like the thought behind the phrase, “When a door closes, a window opens.” The idea that opportunity is finite but can regenerate like a phoenix into something new and different has never let me down. As the door closes on 2018, I’m raising the sash on the window—and...

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OUTLAWED! … Reviewed!

Nicholas Litchfield (of Lowestoft Chronicle) recently reviewed THE OUTFIT (#3): OUTLAWED! for the Lancashire Evening Post and had this to say: “Bullets zing, blades clang, and heads roll as tarnished heroes and desperadoes converge on the Governor’s mansion and Yuma...

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Two More Wins for STRANDED!

I recently found out that STRANDED has received two more awards, the High Plains Book Award for Best Young Adult Book and the Will Rogers Medallion Award for Young Readers. The director of the Will Rogers Medallion Awards had this to say about STRANDED: “The gold...

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OUTLAWED!

Hold on to your wigs, kids! Just in time for Hollerween, it’s OUTLAWED! (Book 3 in the jaw-dropping, gob-stopping, hip-popping OUTFIT series!) It’s officially released on October 17, but you can pre-order it here.) Okay, here’s the lowdown: Cookie McGee finds his...

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