Redemption in the Badlands

Earlier this year, I published a novella set within my Badlands universe titled Redemption in the Badlands.

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Redemption in the Badlands

Pastor Dan Owens wants to believe there’s still good left in an evil world. When he meets Lilly, he’s certain that helping this woman in need is the right thing to do.

In fact, it’s his mission in life.

But when a murderous gang kidnaps Lilly, Dan’s oath to protect her will send him down a path that no man of God should ever have to travel.

To save her, Dan will have to do things the hard way.

Old Testament style.

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The Swingin’ Man

I have a new book out! It’s a collection of short stories written over the past year or so, called The Swingin’ Man.

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The Swingin' Man

A collection of twelve frighteningly provocative short stories that will keep you up at night and have you questioning your perception of reality.

The Others Proving they exist will have deadly consequences.
Pine Lake Four friends discover the horror of what lies beneath the lake’s pristine surface.
Quarry A small-time criminal learns what it really means to have that killer instinct.
Into the Machine In a world where virtual reality offers escape, one man will learn it can also be a prison.
Trash Bag Man He followed a homeless man off the subway. Now his life will never again be the same.
Social Work An uncaring social worker learns that some families should be left alone.
The Swingin’ Man A small-town sheriff discovers that not all legends are imaginary.
Disintegration Can delusion be contagious? A psychiatrist is about to find out.
The Signal First contact won’t at all be like we expected.
Corner Monster Whatever you do, stay out of the dark.
Until Death Do Us Part Vengeance takes many forms.
Revenge is a Dish Best Served on a Dark Night In a ghost town saloon on a cold and windy night, three gunslingers square up.

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Kryptos Now Available

My latest novel Kryptos is now available in ebook format. The paperback will soon follow. Here’s the cover and the gist…

Kryptos

ONE NIGHT WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING

Life as the constable of a quiet vacation island has been good to Marty. Unlike big city cops, he’s managed to avoid the worst of the job.

But when he gets a call about a murder-suicide, he’s sure it will be the worst thing he’s ever seen.

He couldn’t be more wrong.

Something is coming to the island tonight. Something terrible. Something unspeakable.

And it won’t stop until everyone on the planet is dead.

Click here to read a sample. You’ll also find links to purchase at your favorite retailer. Available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Apple iBooks, Scribd, and more.

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Yesterday In Black

Yesterday In Black Cover 100x160Got a new book out…here’s the scoop:

Three years ago Tom Miller lost his entire family to a brutal serial killer. Now drowning in alcohol and haunted by the ghosts of his past, he decides one night to finally end it all.

But when he sees the face of a murdered little girl on the evening news, Tom thinks he might know who the killer is. Desperate to stop the next murder before it happens, Tom mounts his own investigation—and quickly finds himself in over his head.

When the next little girl goes missing, Tom will have to come to terms with his past and face his demons in order to track down a monster. But with time running out and his leads falling short, his chances at finding the killer are quickly diminishing.

Along with a child’s chances for survival.

You can pick it up from your favorite retailer by following the links here.

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The Crossover Gene

The Crossover Gene Cover 100x160My latest novel The Crossover Gene is now available at all major ebook stores (including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo and Apple) and in paperback through Amazon. Here’s the gist of it:

Andy Davis is nothing special. A roster of failed relationships. A magnet for dead-end jobs. Untalented and uninspired. Add in a penchant for booze and drugs and he’s headed nowhere fast.

But when two hit men try to kill him in a dark alley, Andy discovers he’s anything but average. In fact, he’s the most important person in the world.

And the parallel world next door.

This was a fun book to write. I originally started it back in 2012, but put it on hold for a couple of years while I worked on other projects. I finished it up last year and released it in October. If you like fast-paced thrillers, parallel universes and an unlikely hero’s journey then this book might just be for you.

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Beyond the Badlands

Beyond the Badlands, the second installment in my Badlands Series, is now available in ebook and paperback.

Beyond the Badlands

Here’s the gist:

Who survived The Badlands to make it to the city by the river? Was the city truly a safe haven, or just another dead end teeming with hordes of the infected? What else is in store for those who survived?

In the dramatic second installment of Into the Badlands, the fate of the survivors and the truth about the city by the river is finally revealed. For some the journey has ended, but for those who remain, surviving the end of the world will be only the beginning.

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“Beyond the Badlands” Coming Soon

The followup to my 2011 post-apocalyptic thriller Into the Badlands is undergoing a final proofread as we speak. I expect to get it back next week, after which I’ll fix any errors and then give the thing a final read through.

If all goes well, I’ll publish on or before December 1, 2013. Beyond the Badlands will be published through my LLC, available first as an ebook from all major ebooksellers. A paperback edition will follow.

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What Makes a Poem Good?

Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.

My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year.

He gives his harness bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake.
The only other sound’s the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake.

The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.

Anyone who went to school in the United States can probably tell you who wrote this poem and what its name is.  For those of you who need a reminder, it’s called Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening, written by Robert Frost in 1923.

I remember first hearing this poem most likely in junior high school. I’ll be honest, I wasn’t really impressed with it then. I read it, heard the speculations the teacher made as to exactly what was a metaphor for what, and almost forgot about it. Continue reading “What Makes a Poem Good?”

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