March 20, 2018

Wow! I'm totally blown away. Jeopardy Surface has been named a finalist for the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) award for Best First Book (Fiction). The gold and silver winners will be announced at the IBPA Publishing University in Austin, Texas on April...

February 2, 2017

How does a $25 Amazon gift card sound? Pretty great, right? Well, all you have to do for a chance to win one is answer one simple question. Ready for your JEOPARDY SURFACE pop quiz? Don’t worry. If you’re holding out for the print version and haven’t read any of the Ch...

January 16, 2017


November 14

Triangle, Virginia

38°32’40.87”N, 77°19’32.87”W


     “Jesus,” I blurted, “is it Abbott?”

     “Looks like it, but we can’t make a visual ID. We’re waiting for

a dental comparison.”

     My hand paused over the n...

January 8, 2017


November 14

Triangle, Virginia

38°32’40.87”N, 77°19’32.87”W

FOG ROLLED AND shifted like a living thing, prolonging

my confusion. Cold. Wet. Dark. A streetlight’s feeble yellow

glow illuminated the Tahoe and Jeep parked in the driveway.

My driveway. Great, that exp...

January 7, 2017

The e-Book (Kindle) version of JEOPARDY SURFACE is available on Amazon now! (Print versions will be available for pre-order on February 1st.) 

Please note: If you're planning to order a print version of the book and would also like a Kindle version, you might want to wa...

December 28, 2016

Geographic profiling and criminal predictive analysis; investigative techniques that enable an analyst to identify where a serial murderer lives, or to predict, with surprising accuracy, where he will strike next. While it sounds like the plot of Minority Report, it's...

December 1, 2016

I’m not gonna lie. I was a little ambitious with my concept for this week’s blog post. It requires some additional research and it’s not quite ready. So, I thought I’d share a short piece of fiction this week, if that’s okay. I promise I’ll have my shit together next w...

November 4, 2016

On Mother’s Day in 1983, Dad, my brother Johnny, and I presented Mom with a silver, 30-pound, top-loading VCR with a wire-connected remote control. It was our family’s first VHS player. That magical movie box, a wonder of Cold War-era technology, was responsible for my...

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