New firefighter novel FINAL RESPONSE available

It’s here!   My new firefighter novel   Final Response is now ready in eBook format as a pre-order from Amazon.  It’s only 8 bucks and a dynamite firefighter story story set in Edmonton during one very cold winter.  Heard of the polar vortex?  Got that, too.  It’s murder mayhem and grand theft as my firefighters get into a world of

Heys Luggage Issue

This is off my usual post.  The Heys luggage issue I have really angered me and I sent them a letter. Don’t buy Heys suitcase because it has a defective substandard wheel.  The luggage wheel issue is the wheel that shredded on my last trip, only it’s second usage.  A Heys suitcase wheel is not covered under warranty.  They find

Book Release News

If you want to know when any of new books become available you can add your email to my subscribers list.  I suspect my first book   release for Final Response will be late spring.  I’m also getting out another juvenile The Blob…In My Shoes this year.  It’s already written  I only have to find the time.

Back In Canada

After a lengthy stay in Mexico I’ve returned home to spring weather fully tanned and fit.  Eager to get back into tax returns, suitcase wheel warranties (mine had a blow out), my daughter’s birthday, and writing of course.  The attached pictures were taken in the Yucatan, Mexico.  My snorkeling highlights were green turtles, a spotted ray, and barracuda.  I’ll be

Notable Authors Caught Lying

Here are a three notable authors caught lying about their ‘true’stories.  Remember James Frey’s ‘A Million Little Pieces’? The book was even pushed by Oprah.  The author spent one night in a drunk tank making his fiction addiction such bullshit.  By the time he was exposed he’d sold truckloads of copies.  He apologized to Oprah but people still loved him.

Goodreads

Whenever I read a book I review it on The popular Goodreads site.  They send me an end of the year report and tin 2014 I read 47 books.  I didn’t skim, either.   Right now I’ve just finished Martin Short’s book  I Must Say and am beginning Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice which I’m not sure of.   The writing

New Year Hopes

My new year hopes should bear fruit with my firefighter novel Final Response being marketed in eBook and paperback formats followed throughout the year by Old Flames and Gerry’s War.  Several of my juveniles should see the light of day with Be That Books publishing.  Tina, its prez, is a friend of mine and is venturing out for fiction.  When

Mob Hit On My Grandmother’s Dog – now available

http//www.summitstudios.biz/bookstore.asp   The publisher of Mob Hit On My Grandmother’s Dog (animal humor compilation) added a few lines to my story I’d rather remove,including some in my brief bio.  But it’s out for sale now.  No check yet, though.  Diane Tolley, another Beaumont writer, also has a story in it and we’ll try to get some press.  I’m donating a signed

My newest short story with two Beaumont writers

My newest story Car Wash Kitty will be in the compilation and a new member of my writers group also has a story in there.  Diane Tolley has one about pulling the tongues of the UK palace guard horses.  Very cool for Beaumont, a small town. See the Beaumont News picture of us in the Published Works tab on this

Newest short story almost ready

My newest short story is finally going to see ink.  Summit Studios will finally publish their anthology and my masterpiece will be in it.  I can’t remember which title he chose:  Car Wash Kitty or Binky’s Day Out. It’ll be out late October or early November.  It’s the true story of when I took my sister’s cat thru the car