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Jessie's world fell apart and the only man who can help her prefers it that way.
“Drink this. It will spare your life. You may sell the golden vial if you wish. Or, if you don’t, bring it to the Kingdom of Altonia. A man of his word is a man of worth. Altonia needs men like that.”
The man lifted his head and fumbled the cap off the vial. He brought it to his lips and then hesitated. “Who are you?” he whispered.
The victor smiled. “Namitus, Knight of Altonia. May the saints take mercy on you, because if I find you returned to a life in the Shadows, I won’t.”
The only thing worse than being double crossed is when the man you just shot in the head gets back up hungry for your blood.
Hunted throughout the galaxy, it's time to stop hiding.
New people, old friends, same old evil...with a twist .
They sent their worst to do their best.
Back to writing about books! Any fellow writers out there know that book sales have crapped the bed across the board. Anybody who says they aren’t is lying – or they’d better have evidence to back it up they’re willing to present. In spite of that, a fellow fantasy author and a hell of a […]Show full post
First a warning, this post is about something I like and most people don’t – exercise. Lifting weights, in particular. If fitness isn’t your thing, no harm done. You may move along with no guilt on your conscience. For the two people still reading, let’s talk about squats. I’ve been seriously lifting weights for thirteen […]Show full post
“They” is the Terran Coalition military command. Not men in black suits and sunglasses, but close to it. The Terran Coalition of Systems is the government in the Vitalis universe, my series of books that now officially numbers 9 full novels (with the first being a collection of 7 novellas). Yes, that’s right, my latest […]Show full post
First the really good news: Cover art for Vitalis: Valkyries is almost done. Any day now and it’s going to be ready to go – maybe even today. My fingers are crossed and so far I’m loving the concept art and mock ups going into it. Outside of Vitalis, I’ve been working on helping Dawn […]Show full post
I really don’t have any single points of interest to focus on or talk about. Instead, this is a mini-grab bag of items to share. I’m trying to blog a little more frequently to fill in the blank space and make sure everyone knows I’m still hard at work. So, without further delay, on to […]Show full post
This post isn’t about books! It’s about another passion of mine – and one shared by few people: fitness. So you have been warned, read on at your own peril. Longtime friends and readers (one and the same, as far as I’m concerned) know that I’m a weightlifting junky. A former competitive powerlifter, in fact. […]Show full post
I don’t blog enough. I’d like to, but I don’t. I think about bloggable topics all the time, but thinking and finding the time to write those thoughts down are few are far between. When I do blog, I try to keep it as on topic as possible for the majority of people interested in […]Show full post
Believe it or not, I’m not writing to complain about the crappy weather in Michigan. We’ve had summer here, at least one or two days of it in between the cold and the rain. No, I’m referring to the awesome power of nature and just what it can do. Especially when we extend natural phenomena […]Show full post
I just finished The Vault, a book I wrote that takes place in a post-apocalyptic North America (New York, to be precise). I intended it to be a novella but it got away from me and turned into something bigger, longer, and better. It was a book full of lessons for me too, as it […]Show full post
I’m working on a story I’m calling “The Vault.” It’s a post-apocalyptic story exploring what happens to a group of people that are the first to emerge from a government vault designed to help a tiny portion of humanity survive an asteroid striking the earth. Trust me, when big, fast rock hits the earth lots […]Show full post