Here comes the bride – to a bookstore near you

Lehigh Carter, the Mountain Man is back! And this time, he’s pissed. And why wouldn’t he be? The crooked sheriff’s department now has even more partners in crime, and they’ve locke...

Make 2017 Better Than 2016 With Books

2016 sucked, right? And if you’re like me, you want 2017 to turn that around. Well, we can. All we have to do is buy more books. Here are ten reasons why buying more books will make 2017 better ...

Help pick a cover!

I have two designs competing to grace the cover of my next novel, “The Mountain Man’s Bride.” Both are by the same artist. Which do you prefer? Help me choose by clicking on the link...

Dogtoberfest: Buy a book, save a dog

It’s our final day…won’t you help save a stray? The month of October is hereby renamed “Dogtober.” And we’re going to celebrate “Dogtoberfest” the right...

Why do book signings?

Recently on Facebook, a new writer posed the question (condensing here), “Do you do bookstore book signings? If so, why? And how has that experience been for you?” A great question. I do l...

Lying in Judgment recognized by Literary Lightbox

Literary Lightbox, a UK-based literary appreciation and review website, has selected Lying in Judgment as one of six independently-published novels to feature in its “Indie Spotlight” in A...

Buy a book, help a flood victim

Many (too many) years ago, I graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, LA, and earned by BA from Louisiana State (Geaux, Tigers!). Many family members and friends still call Louisiana ...

Coffee vs. Wine: What goes better with books?

What kind of reader-drinker are you? Are you a curl-up-with-a-cup-of-coffee reader, or a lean-back-with-a-glass-of-pinot-noir type of reader? Good news:  When you travel into Oregon’s fabulous ...

Why dogs? Why rescue dogs?

At a time when the publishing industry, and readers, seem to demand sequels (if not series) of books they enjoy, I defied convention last week in releasing The Mountain Man’s Dog, which features...