Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cover Reveal: The Lafayette Campaign – A Tale of Deception and Elections

When I released my first book, I had never heard of a marketing op called a “cover reveal.” Well, that was then (four years ago), and this, of course, is now. And so, with apologies to Marcus Case for one … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Field Beyond Time (Lesley Hayes)

In her first career, Lesley Hayes was a professional writer, and in her second, a psychotherapist. The result, upon her return to fiction writing, is an elegant style informed by insights into the human condition that most authors would be … Continue reading

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Sample Chapters Posted from The Lafayette Campaign

As promised, here’s an earlier than planned look at the first few chapters of my second Frank Adversego cybersecurity thriller, called The Lafayette Campaign, a Tale of Deception and Elections. It’s a timely ride piggybacking on a U.S. Presidential election, … Continue reading

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Final Blurb, Endorsement and Brief Bio

With the assistance of faithful readers of this blog, I’m ready to send the back cover text for the print version of The Lafayette Campaign off to the cover designer; the same material will go on the book’s Amazon page. … Continue reading

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Book Blurb, Take Three

Many thanks to those that have continued to help me tighten up the blurb for The Lafayette Campaign – it’s now much better than my original draft, and also much better than I would have been able to make it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Darkly Wood (Max Power; Fantasy)

Darkly Wood is an evil place, one to be avoided at all costs, and never to be ventured into under any circumstances. Except in print, in which case your curiosity will be very well rewarded indeed. It’s imaginative and well-written, … Continue reading

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Book Blurb, Take Two

With thanks to those kind enough to comment on my first take at a book blurb, here’s Take Two. As before, comments are very welcome.

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Book Review: Skin Cage (Nico Laeser; Fiction)

Nico Laeser’s Skin Cage is a provocative read that begins as one type of story and then, all of a sudden when you’re not looking, crosses effortlessly into another that you (or at least I) did not see coming. It’s … Continue reading

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It’s Book Blurb Time Again

It’s a safe bet that writing the blurb  for a new book wouldn’t make any author’s top ten list of joyously anticipated tasks. And yet there it is, as necessary as it is tedious, and not to be neglected before … Continue reading

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Egregious Nonsense Regarding eBook Standards

It takes something truly ridiculous to make me write an out and out rant. Still, every now and then I read something that I can’t avoid responding to, because of the degree to which it misrepresents reality in an area … Continue reading

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