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  Supernatural Fantasy Date Published: September 25, 2015     When Virgil is betrayed and murdered, he thinks his days of catching fugitives as a U.S. Marshal are over. He is condemned to an eternity of filing paperwork in the First Circle of Hell. Then a demon lord gives Virgil an unprecedented assignment. He will return to Earth as part of a team: two souls from Heaven and two from Hell. They must stop another damned soul who escaped and is now murdering teenagers on Earth. The serial killer has supernatural skills and is part of a larger conspiracy which is well prepared for a fight. If he is not careful, Virgil could be murdered a second time.     Excerpt   The angel touched down lightly on the sand.…

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  Thriller Date Published: April 2016 Publisher: Pronoun   Bobby Clyne has nothing to lose. Two illegitimate governments have taken the place of the fallen United States: The Directorate in the East and the United States Valiant in the West. And he’s just learned that a man who once terrorized his family as a low-ranking member of the Military Police is set to become the Grand Marshall of the Ohio Region. Armed with his father’s Dragunov sniper rifle, Bobby embarks on a mission of revenge with consequences far more reaching than his personal vendetta.       Excerpt   Bon Horton held his breath for the second time that day. Curled up against the cubicle wall, cradling a Remington 870 shotgun, he anticipated the sound of hurried footsteps in the hall.…

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Admittedly I’m way behind on my bathroom reading. Just this week I read a review in Time magazine about “The Girlfriend Experience”. The concept is both intriguing and under explored in general popular works although there has been a new television series based on something similar. Basically a woman with a good career and a well off family decides to experiment with prostitution. Not street walking but hired girlfriend for events and weekends. Spoiler alert: I have an upcoming series of posts on interestingauthors.com/blog which will cover some of this ground in more detail so we have a timey-whimey issue to deal with in the future. This subject matter has been popping up in bit roles for over 30 years. As a writer you need to consider exploring it in…

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  Mystery Date Published: September 7, 2015     Harry Starke is the first novel in the Harry Starke series of murder mysteries. Why Did Tabitha Willard Throw Herself off the Walnut Street Bridge? It’s almost midnight, bitterly cold, snowing, when a beautiful young girl, Tabitha Willard, throws herself off the Walnut Street Bridge into the icy waters of the Tennessee. Harry Starke is there, on the bridge. Wrong time, wrong place? Maybe. He tries, but is unable to stop her. Thus begins a series of events and an investigation that involves a local United States congressman, a senior lady senator from Boston, a local crime boss, several very nasty individuals, sex, extortion, high finance, corruption, and three murders. Harry has to work his way through a web of deceit…

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  Mystery Date Published: February 16, 2016       Checkmate is the fourth standalone novel in the Harry Starke series of mysteries. Angela Hartwell lay dead in the shallow waters beside the golf course. There was not a mark on her, yet she had been strangled. How could that be? Once again, it’s up to Harry Starke to find out. The investigation takes him into a world he’s very familiar with, a world of affluence, privilege, and corruption. To solve the mystery, he must deal with three murders, a beautiful used car dealer, her lovely twin sisters, and a crooked banker.  Not to mention Burke and Hare, two crazy repo men who will stop at nothing to protect their employer’s interests. There’s also the matter of an ingenious, sadistic…

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