Blog Tour Day 16: Review on Opinions of a Wolf

Day 16 of the blog tour takes us to Opinions of a Wolf and the first howling pan of King of Paine on the tour.  If you have any doubts about the independence of the reviewers hosting my events, this post will ease your mind! No book is for everyone, and King of Paine deals […]

Blog Tour Day 15: Review & My Guest Post on The Enchanted Book, “What Can You Expect From A 99-Cent E-book?”

The dramatic rise of e-books has made it easy for anybody to publish a novel, and readers are scrambling for ways to pluck the most entertaining stories from the bargain bin. In today’s guest post at The Enchanted Book—  “What Can You Expect From a 99-cent E-Book?”– I make the case for some amazing values […]

Blog Tour Day 14: My Guest Post on Alive On The Shelves, “When Eye Candy Fights Back: Adding Depth To A Love Interest”

On today’s tour stop, we’ll visit Alive On The Shelves, where Lisa hosts my guest post “When Eye Candy Fights Back: Adding Depth To a Love Interest.” It’s about Jolynn Decker, Frank Paine’s feisty ex-girlfriend, who alternates among suspect, tease, lover, sidekick, and victim in King of Paine with the ease of a more experienced […]

Blog Tour Day 8: Book Giveaway and My Guest Post on All the Days of: “Crafting Intricate Plots: My Writing Process”

 I’m not one of those writers who can sit at the keyboard and let his characters take over completely–not that there’s anything wrong with that. Many people enjoy a fast, light-weight story, but I prefer to read more intricate plots, so that’s what I write. In today’s guest post on All the Days of, courtesy […]

Blog Tour Day 6: Review & Interview on Boekie’s Book Reviews

The tour takes a long hop across the country to sunny California today, but thanks to the wonder of the Internet I can’t use jet lag as an excuse for spilling my guts in an interview with the aptly-named Vanessa Booke at Boekie’s Book Reviews. From my position in the hot seat, she could hold […]

Blog Tour Day 5: Guest Post on Thoughts In Progress: “Who Are You Chatting With?: The Dangers of Anonymous Internet Communications”

Ever since my two sons began using AOL’s instant messaging service in the late-1990s, I’ve been intrigued by the potential for good and evil inherent in anonymous Internet chat, a device featured prominently in both of my novels. Like every parent, I feared my kids could become vulnerable to predators if allowed to roam cyberspace […]

Blog Tour Day 4: Guest Post “Writing Thought-Provoking Suspense: Social Themes” on The Write To Make A Living And An Absolutely Amazing Review!

Like many thriller/suspense authors, especially those trained as attorneys, I craft intricate, well-researched plots, engage my characters in thought-provoking social drama and spice their lives with alluring romantic entanglements. The most challenging aspect of mastering this genre is incorporating contemporary social issues without preaching or compromising pace. I address that challenge on today’s blog tour […]

Blog Tour Day 3: My Guest Post “Researching An FBI Story” on Live To Read

Today’s event on the King of Paine blog tour is my guest post entitled “Researching An FBI Story” on Krystal Larson’s excellent blog, Live To Read. While I took a few liberties, several amazing resources helped me paint Frank Paine’s FBI with true colors, including an exhausting day spent interviewing a pair of Special Agents […]

Kindle Giveaway Contest

King of Paine

I hope you’ll join me in celebrating the official launch of my second novel by participating in the King of Paine Kindle Giveaway Contest. Early readers have weighed in with nothing but four- and five-star reviews and, with your help, it’s time to start spreading the word. One independent reviewer called King of Paine “a complex, […]

King of Paine Blog Tour

I’m pleased to release the schedule for the King of Paine Blog Tour, which together with a Kindle Giveaway Contest also announced today, will mark the book’s official launch. Each day from December 1 -21, King of Paine will be featured on one of the world’s greatest book blogs, with reviews, book giveaways, interviews and […]