THIS JUST IN …

OUTFIT … REVIEWED!

In the autumn 2016 issue of Big Sky Journal, Erin H. Turner offers a jim-dandy review of my recent novel, The Outfit: To Hell and Back…. Spur-Award winning author Matthew P. Mayo delivers another rollicking, old-fashioned Western with The Outfit: To Hell and Back...

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New Novel, New Series!

Hard to believe it was May when I last prairie-dogged these pages. What better reason to pop up again than to announce the kick-off of my new series! It’s called THE OUTFIT — think the A-TEAM in the Old West and you’re halfway there. Plenty of cigar chomping, whiskey...

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I HEARD THAT….

My 2013 novel, THE HUNTED, just came out as an audiobook, and the sample I’ve heard sounds mighty fine—and the cover’s a corker, too. Here’s a link in case you’re tempted to give it a listen: http://www.amazon.com/The-Hunted/dp/B01CUWHXAA/ Big Charlie Chilton knows...

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SWINDLERS GET SOME LOVIN’….

A fine review by Erin H. Turner in the Winter 2015 issue of Big Sky Journal of my recent non-fiction book, HORNSWOGGLERS, FOURFLUSHERS & SNAKE-OIL SALESMEN: True Tales of the Old West’s Sleaziest Swindlers….   HORNSWOGGLERS, FOURFLUSHERS & SNAKE-OIL...

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HANGIN’ WITH HUGH GLASS….

I’m looking forward to seeing the new flick, THE REVENANT, about explorer and mountain man Hugh Glass, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. From all indications it sounds like a winner. Heck, any movie with a whiff of mountain man action in it gets a thumbs-up in my book. This...

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These Fine Autumn Days

Here I am in the midst of a cool but sunny day in fall, my favorite time of year. In our rural pocket of Maine, everyone is busy with the tasks of the season, gathering and storing and tightening and tidying and buttoning up. Our garden is all but put to bed. The...

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Available Now: SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE FOLLY OF FLIGHT

I am pleased to announce that Gritty Press (ahem!) has just released my novelette, SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE FOLLY OF FLIGHT. Check out that amazing cover art by Jennifer Smith-Mayo her own self! This aeronautical adventure of high-flying proportions teams master...

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Edward Hyland: Gifted Poet, Gentle Man

In June I had the honor to contribute an introduction to a book of poetry, Faith in Winter, by a gifted writer and dear friend, Edward Hyland, a man I’ve known for close to thirty years. My wife, photographer Jennifer Smith-Mayo, was also asked to contribute to the...

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CALLING ALL SLEAZY SWINDLERS….

My new book just bribed its way out of the hoosegow and headed straight for the casino (after knocking over a bank)! Why would a book behave in such a manner? Because it's called … HORNSWOGGLERS, FOURFLUSHERS & SNAKE-OIL SALESMEN: True Tales of the Old West's...

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WHITE TRASH ON DRUGS!

To kick off the sizzling summer season, Gritty Press has just released my short story, GET TEAGUE! It's a tale of redneck revenge! Yee-haw! White-trash dimwits Judd and Kurl set out on a drug-fueled mission to track down the man they blame for their addictions — they...

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THIS JUST OUT ...

NORTH OF FORSAKEN

NORTH OF FORSAKEN
(A ROAMER WESTERN)

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