VALIANT LIGHT – Chapter Three

VALIANT LIGHT Chapter Three Pluscarden Abbey Scotland If someone had told Denver Beck that a poor boy from South Georgia would spend a full week hanging with Benedictine monks at an abbey in northern Scotland, he’d have told them they were drunk or stoned. Or both. Nevertheless, he had done just that at Pluscarden Abbey. […]


VALIANT LIGHT Chapter Two   In contrast to Riley’s nocturnal sojourns into rural Georgia, the school’s front lobby was bright and cheery. As she saw it, anything would be an improvement as long as there wasn’t a necro throwing spells at her. The last time she’d delivered a presentation at a high school had been […]


VALIANT LIGHT Chapter One March 2019 Atlanta, Georgia Riley Blackthorne wasn’t alone in this dark and desolate Georgia pasture. No, she had a companion out here in the middle of nowhere, a friend. In this case, a necromancer—one who wore an extremely worried expression. That’s not good. Senior Summoner Mortimer Alexander was a little shorter […]

SPECIAL E-Book Promotion on KOBO!

Beginning today, SOJOURN (the first book in the multi-award winning Time Rovers series – a mashup of fantasy, science fiction, romance and historical mystery) is on sale at Kobo.  Set in the mean streets during the Autumn of Terror (think Jack the Ripper 1888), SOJOURN introduces us to Jacynda Lassiter, a Time Rover who is one […]


There were eight entries to the contest so I decided to ship all of you copies. I’ll be following up with an e-mail about logistics, etc. very soon. Thank you for being part of the DEAD EASY launch!

Dead Easy Chapters 1 & 2

Dead Easy Chapters 1 & 2

DEAD EASY CHAPTER ONE May 2015 New Orleans Jessie Kilpatrick was beginning to regret her plan. It’d been a great idea: drag her hermit of a sister out on a sultry May night to take a stroll around the French Quarter. Maybe even have some fun together, like it used to be. Anything would be […]

2016 Already?

Wow, did last year blow past in a hurry. Or at least it did in my world.   So here’s what’s up in 2016: Conventions/Appearances: Love Our Readers Luncheon (Feb 12) Kennesaw, GA CANCELLED – ConNooga (Feb 19-21) Chattanooga, TN JordanCon (April 22-24) Atlanta, GA Novelists Inc Conference (Sept  21-24) St. Petersburg, FL (closed event – […]

Mind Games’ Playlist

  Here’s the songs I listened to as I wrote the latest Riley and Beck adventure (see Spotify playlist embed below): O Come O Come Emmanuel (Enya) – the book is set right before Christmas and it’s even snowing in Atlanta. Arise (E.S. Posthumus) is a song for Riley’s latest demonic encounter. Wanted (Hunter Hayes) […]

Mind Games Chapters 1 – 3

Chapter One December 2018 Atlanta, Georgia Riley Blackthorne’s two apprentices were having too much fun, laughing and playing in the unusual Atlanta snowfall. It’d grown increasingly cold throughout the day, and at dusk the white stuff began to accumulate. This being the South, traffic had immediately snarled in the grip of a “snowstorm” that promised […]

Mind Games Retail Links

Mind Games Retail Links

As we move closer to MIND GAMES’ debut, here’s the various links as to where you can purchase your copy. Note: B&N does not post the book for sale until the launch date (sigh). I’ll update their link on Saturday. ****CreateSpace is my book printer, and if you enter a specific code (65XHV8WA) you will […]