FEATURED EXCERPT …
“Cookie McGee! If you dip your grimy finger in my biscuit batter one more time I’ll lop it off and wear it around my neck!” Arlene Tewksbury poised the gleaming cleaver high above her head as if she could not wait to drive it downward, batter or no, and make good on her frightening promise.
That stayed the old trail hound’s knobby hand, a curled finger dripping golden biscuit batter from the generous dollop he’d scooped for himself.
“Oh,” he said, his Adam’s apple bobbing in his reedy neck. “Miss Tewksbury, didn’t see you there….”
THIS JUST IN …
THE OUTFIT (BOOK 2): BLOOD AND ASHES Hot off the presses and up for grabs! That’s right, folks, THE OUTFIT, aka, that bar-brawling, wrong-righting, cigar-chomping gang of malcontents—Rafe Barr, Cookie McGee, Black Jack Smith, Doc “Deathbed” Jones, and more!—just...read more
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Two new rave reviews of STRANDED are stomping all over the finest newsstands now. The first, from Big Sky Journal: “… puts the reader in Riker’s well-worn shoes. Her story … has an authentic and moving voice … meticulous research and matter-of-fact reporting … a...read more
A circulation librarian (with discerning taste!) in Peoria, Illinois, posted a rave review of my new novel, STRANDED, as part of Fondulac District Library’s “FDL Reads” program. Here’s the link:...read more
It is, May 17, 2017, official release day of my new novel, STRANDED: A STORY OF FRONTIER SURVIVAL. As with so many things in life, the lead-up has threatened to eclipse the moment. In STRANDED’s case, momentum has built steadily and I am quite pleased by early reviews...read more