Talking Murder and Mayhem on Words and Work

Thank you to Ted Prezelski with the Tucson chapter of the National Writers Union for having me on his Words and Work podcast this week. I had a great time chatting up Murder & Mayhem in Tucson. Listen to the podcast here! Get a copy of Murder and Mayhem in Tucson here!

Monterey Pulp out in Audiobook

Book two of the Barker Mysteries, “Monterey Pulp,” 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: The mysterious sleuth of California’s Central Coast returns in a new episode of the Barker Mysteries Following hot on the heels of his rescue ofContinue reading “Monterey Pulp out in Audiobook”

Uranus Jokes up at Pulp Modern Flash

Ever wondered how Sam the Thug would react to bad dad jokes? Find out in “Uranus Jokes,” my newest flash fiction story available to read free at Pulp Modern Flash! I’m thrilled they enjoyed the story enough to have it on their awesome site. Read the story here.

Monterey Noir reviewed at Col’s Criminal Library

Thank you to Col’s Criminal Library for taking the time to review the first in Barker Mysteries, “Monterey Noir.” I appreciate the kind words and loved the review. Read the review here. Get your hands on a copy of Monterey Noir here, in kindle, print, and audio book.

Guest at Criminal Minds

Thank you to author Dietrich Kalteis for having me on as a guest for the Criminal Minds weekly question! Read my thoughts on writing awards here and let me know what you think. Each week, writers are asked to respond to provocative questions about crime fiction, writing, publishing and life.

New Interview at Off the Cuff

Thank you to Dietrich Kalteis for having me on as a guest at Off the Cuff! I enjoyed chatting about Murder & Mayhem in Tucson, not to mention a quick chat about what I have coming up. Be sure to check out the interview here!

Murder and Mayhem in Tucson in Top 21 for 2021

Thank you to Punk Noir Magazine and Stephen J. Golds for ranking “Murder & Mayhem in Tucson” as one of their top 21 picks for 2021! If you haven’t checked out Punk Noir yet, be sure to take a look at their content here! Read the full Top 21 of 21 here! And click hereContinue reading “Murder and Mayhem in Tucson in Top 21 for 2021”

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”

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”