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Indonesia family bombings: Books never reach this level of evil

Real evil reaches depths that most writers who want to appear credible would never dream of—not if they wanted to be taken seriously. Last weekend, families carried out two terrorist bombings in Indonesia. Parents and children. On Saturday, May 12, a family of six suicide-bombed three churches in Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-largest city. Dad drove a […]

It's Wildfire Launch Day!

Wildfire, Wine Country Mystery number 1, is now live on Amazon and ready for pre-order on Smashwords. I’m very excited about this book. It’s a new direction for me: the first mystery I’ve written entirely set in my own fictional universe. Inspired by a trip my wife and I took to California wine country last […]

Meet Tara Rezeck

Wildfire, the first Wine Country Mystery, launches on Thursday, March 22. I’m very excited about it. So at this point, I thought I would introduce the protagonist, Tara Rezeck. Who is Tara? She’s a smart, passionate 27-year-old woman from Vermont who has just graduated cum laude from the prestigious Vermont Law School. Daughter of a […]