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Monday sampler: escaping from wildfire

This week’s sampler is from the first wine country mystery, Wildfire. Chapter 6: Evacuation Tara stuffed her laptop into her duffel bag and grabbed a couple of other personal items. As she followed Greg and Alex to the winery, she hit her parents’ speed-dial on her phone. Her phone issued a strange tone. She glanced […]

Sample Sunday: Wildfire—Evacuation

On this beautiful Sunday morning, I’m sharing another taste of California Wine Country mystery. Here is part of the evacuation chapter from Wildfire. Tara stuffed her laptop into her duffel bag and grabbed a couple of other personal items. As she followed Greg and Alex to the winery, she hit her parents’ speed-dial on her […]

Sunday sample: Wildfire

This week’s sample is from my latest book, Wildfire, the first wine country mystery. Chapter 3: Wine and a woman At last, it’s over. A full day of Chef Donald’s abuse. Not to mention harassment. Oh, yes, and working my ass off in a kitchen. Now I remember why I decided against being a chef […]

Sunday sample: Wildfire—a Wine Country Mystery

Enjoy a taste of California wine … country mystery. Wildfire is the first in a series! Chapter 3: Orientation Tara sipped from a steaming mug and stepped out the door. Greg and Alex were still sleeping, or at least quiet behind their closed bedroom doors. They don’t have to start work until afternoon. I guess I’ll […]

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 […]

Don't miss your chance to save on this hot new book

You can reserve your advance copy of Wildfire for just 99 cents—but only until midnight March 21. It’s only 6 days till the first Wine Country Mystery goes live on e-book retailer sites. That means there’s less than a week left to pre-order your copy for just 99 cents. As of launch day—Thursday, March 22—the […]

Cover update: Wildfire, a Wine Country Mystery

Hold the presses! I’ve decided to change the title of the series I will launch into the world next week. The story will still be the same, with the same character and the same title. However, the name of the series is more descriptive, more informative to the readers. It’s now Wildfire: A Wine Country […]

Get a taste of a California wine country mystery

Do you love California wine? Great food? Mysteries? Indulge your tastes on Wattpad. You can now read Chapter 1: An Open Door, on Wattpad. Tara’s shoulder slammed into the passenger door as the big old pickup flew around a bend. She wanted to tell Roberto to slow down and speed up at the same time, so […]

Wildfire is now available for pre-order

Book 1 in the new Wine Country Mystery Series is now available for pre-order on Amazon at a special low price. If you order the book before its launch day on March 22, you’ll be able to get it for just 99 cents. Pre-order here. What it’s about Wildfires swept across California wine country in 2017, destroying thousands […]