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It’s Always Christmastime in Cratchitville

It’s Christmastime in Pleasant Hollow, a place the kids jokingly like to call Cratchitville, mainly because old man Cratchit owns half the town. Whatever you call this lovely little place with its horse drawn sleighs and Victorian cottages and snow covered roofs, the kids have bigger concerns. Like why does it always seem to be Christmastime in Pleasant Hollow? And why does nobody know what goes on over the next hill? This lovely little holiday story with a dark secret will charm your heart and Read More +

Purgatory Origins: Powers of Darkness

When Professor Harrison Standish, a bookish young archeologist inadvertently stumbles upon an ancient burial chamber in Egypt, he is baffled to find symbolism inside that would appear to date from two different historical periods, thousands of years apart. Suspecting the tomb had been tampered with at some point in the distant past, Professor Standish soon discovers the skeletons of ten half-human/half-canine creatures lying in a far corner of thechamber and his initial bafflement now turns to shock. What kind of ancient madman would be conducting Read More +

The Last Love of Eleanor Sands

If you’re looking for novels about older women and younger men, look no further. The Last Love of Eleanor Sands is the tale of a torrid romance between a young man and his college professor in the early ’70s. Roger has just returned from vagabonding around the world. Eleanor is a recently divorced woman, ready to cast off the restraints of her 20 year marriage. These two soon find themselves consumed by their unrestrained passions, with Roger playing the young royal subject to Eleanor’s exotic Read More +

Storm Cloud Rising

If you’re looking for novels about special forces and 9/11, look no further. Based around actual events, Storm Cloud Rising follows the efforts of three dedicated Special Operations soldiers battling through a growing web of lies on the part of their superiors. Developed to work deep undercover, their mission was to find four terrorists operating on American soil who were partly responsible for 9/11 and prepare to bring them to justice, only to receive orders, eliminate without delay. The Storm Cloud team had in their Read More +

The Slow Train To Rishikesh

If you’re looking for a detective novel set in India, look no further. The Slow Train To Rishikesh is a mesmerizing journey through the underbelly of Indian society, where deals are struck to save reputations, the public is deluded by a false sense of justice and the next industrial disaster is always waiting to happen around the next corner. When Hiresh, a thirty-something investigator for the Central Bureau of Investigation is ordered to abandon his vacation in Rishikesh and go investigate a minor poisoning incident Read More +

South On Pacific Coast Highway

If you’re looking for novels set on Pacific Coast Highway, particularly crime novels, South On Pacific Coast Highway is it. Inspired by the Phillip Marlowe’s and Sam Spades of the author’s youth, private detective Michael Devlin operates a one-man shop out of the sleepy little beach town of Laurel Lagoon, which is modeled after Laguna Beach, California. Slumming his way among the sometimes seedy, sometimes tony but always alluring venues littering that stretch of coastline, Michael doggedly attempts to solve four murders, free a wrongly Read More +

The Trip Into the Milky Way

If you are interested in novels about Americans in Mexican prisons, or crime fiction based in the sixties, look no further. I did time in a Mexican prison for smuggling back in the day and that experience is the center piece of my novel, The Trip Into Milky Way. Who could have imagined things turning out that way. When I smoked my first joint and stuck out my thumb and bummed my way up north through Big Sur and joined in the summer of love, Read More +