#Publication: “Siren Song”

I am very pleased to share that my short story, "Siren Song," has been published by Adelaide Literary Magazine.  Please read on, and I'll tell you all about it! The Inspiration The inspiration for the story was a conversation between a high school classmate and me about the breakup of his youthful, ill-advised marriage. I … Continue reading #Publication: “Siren Song”

#Bookreview: Zahara and the Lost Books of Light

My Review Zahara and the Lost Books of Light opens with a gripping scene from the Spanish Inquisition. In a moonlit plaza in Granada, “The smell of incipient violence taints the air.” Although a dozen severed earlobes hanging from the Arc of the Ears bear witness to the loss of human life that day, the … Continue reading #Bookreview: Zahara and the Lost Books of Light

#BookReview: Coffee Killed My Mother

Blurb Anna Lee is an anxious 17-year-old whose life is stuck, largely because of her strained relationship with her mother Jacqueline, a quirky recovering alcoholic who is now addicted to coffee. The two take off on a trip to explore independent coffee shops along the east coast, but Jacqueline’s real agenda is an opportunity to … Continue reading #BookReview: Coffee Killed My Mother

#Book Review: Devolution

Blurb Michael Dolan is a stoic perfectionist and former special operations pilot working a staff job at the Pentagon when he is approached by the CIA with an improbable request, to help prevent impending terrorist attacks in Europe. As his deep-cover role in OPERATION EXCISE evolves, Dolan finds that of all the demons he must … Continue reading #Book Review: Devolution