Sam the Thug hits double digits

My crime fiction character, Sam the Thug, with a last name I’ve forgotten, celebrated a milestone this October when his tenth short adventure appeared in Guilty Crime Story Flash. It’s great to immediately connect with a character and have that character connect with readers! I love writing someone with rough edges, a worn-down soul, andContinue reading “Sam the Thug hits double digits”

Murder & Mayhem in the news

Thanks to KOLD News and Tucson Local Media for featuring my latest nonfiction book, “Murder & Mayhem in Tucson.” And also thank you to Barnes and Noble at the Foothills Mall for having me over for a book signing last week. Look below for a few pics and click here to read the story onContinue reading “Murder & Mayhem in the news”

Sam the Thug meets a palm reader

What happens when Sam the Thug meets Madam Halo in San Francisco’s Haight Street on Halloween? Find out in “The Palm Reader of Haight Street: A Halloween Tale” – up now from the fine folks at Punk Noir Magazine. Read the story free here and happy Halloween!

Monterey Noir available in audiobook

Book one of the Barker Mysteries, “Monterey Noir,” is now available in audiobook from Wordwooze Publishing . Narrator Theo Holland does an outstanding job reading Barker’s first adventures! Click here for the Audible copy! Book Blurb: A homeless hero with the crime-solving skills of Sherlock Holmes. Not every hero lives in a mansion or worksContinue reading “Monterey Noir available in audiobook”

Murder & Mayhem in Tucson is available now

“Murder & Mayhem in Tucson” is now available online everywhere and throughout the southwest. Featuring true crime and tragedies that helped shape the history of Arizona’s second-largest city, MMT is a thrilling addition to anyone’s nonfiction library! Special thanks to author Tom Pitts for writing the foreword. Buy from Antigone Books here. Barnes and NobleContinue reading “Murder & Mayhem in Tucson is available now”

Murder and Mayhem in Tucson reviewed in Punk Noir

My fifth nonfiction book, “Murder & Mayhem in Tucson,” will be available everywhere Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. Punk Noir Magazine had a few nice words to say about the new book, which features tales of death and destruction of Tucson, Arizona, and the surrounding area. Read their review here! Copies for the book can beContinue reading “Murder and Mayhem in Tucson reviewed in Punk Noir”

BOOK SIGNING: Barnes and Noble in Tucson

I’ll be at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers west side mall location for a book signing event on Saturday, October 9th, from 1-3 p.m. Copies of my latest book, “Murder & Mayhem in Tucson,” will be on hand for the event! Hope to see you there! Look here for details on the event. The storeContinue reading “BOOK SIGNING: Barnes and Noble in Tucson”

OUT NOW: 100 Word Horror – Rock Band

New from Ghost Orchid Press, with my drabble (100 word) piece, “Dick Done Hung Himself, is their anthology “100 Word Horror: Rock Band.” Read the blurb below and order a copy here! Grunge, pop, dance… Whatever your genre, music can be a huge source of inspiration for writing. For this anthology of Hundred Word HorrorContinue reading “OUT NOW: 100 Word Horror – Rock Band”

REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: I’ll Pray When I’m Dying with Stephen J. Golds

Broken people in a broken system. Could describe us all. Each of us are damaged goods in some way. Definitely sums up the cast of characters in the historical, noir-injected book, “I’ll Pray When I’m Dying,” the latest from author Stephen J. Golds. “Broken” is a word that deftly describes our lead protagonists, Ben HughesContinue reading “REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: I’ll Pray When I’m Dying with Stephen J. Golds”