Mystery Writers of America – Midwest Chapter is the coolest club I ever joined. The organization, along with Sisters in … Continue reading What I learned at Murder and Mayhem Chicago
You can now pre-order the next book in my pirate murder mystery series Continue reading Are you ready to sail “The Devil’s Wind” with Spider John?
This Collins book, while not in the same class as “The Moonstone” or “The Woman in White,” impressed me nonetheless. … Continue reading “No Name,” by Wilkie Collins: A good, old-fashioned read
Ed McBain’s “87th Precinct” books can almost be viewed as individual chapters in a much longer novel about the men … Continue reading “Ax,” a short visit to Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct
Here is a quick update on some author appearances in the works. I hope to the Jolly Roger at all … Continue reading I don’t always know where I am going, so here’s a list …
I enjoy swashbucklers and tales of intrigue, as you might guess. Here is a brand new one, set in the … Continue reading “Blood’s Game” — The reader wins
I love all kinds of fiction, but my love of mysteries is the most enduring … Continue reading Why I love mysteries