Category: My Books

Sacrifice and Sushi

Writing is simple, Hemingway said, “sit at your typewriter (computer) and bleed.” I am willing to sacrifice for my craft and in all honesty feel I have. The rewards far outweigh any forfeit, I’ve suffered, but I remain ready to pay the price. That belief came under direct attack...

“The Tenth Nail” has a Voice

The Tenth Nail has a voice and that voice belongs to Paul J. McSorley. The Tenth Nail is the story of a murder.  More than that, it is the story of a homicide detective trying to hold it together as he battles the guilt inside him for past sins...

Heard A Good Book Lately?

Like many, I set goals for the coming year.  Last year, 2016, (had to write that one more time) I set the goal to convert all my novels into audiobooks.  I came up a little short, only six of the eight were finished by the time the ball dropped. ...

Sam and Laura have a Voice

Sam and Laura have a voice and that voice belongs to Joseph R. Durika. The story of Sam and Laura is told in a trilogy of novels; The Law of Moses, A Higher Calling, and Vengeance Is Mine.  Sam and Laura are two people who come of age just...

“The Ghost in the Mini Skirt” has a Voice

The Ghost in the Mini Skirt has a voice and that voice belongs to Roger Wood. The Ghost in the Mini Skirt tells the story of an extremely intelligent computer hacker, Jack, who is contacted by the spirit of a dead husband who wants Jack to find the body...

“Dear Emma” has a Voice

“Dear Emma” has a voice and that voice belongs to Steven A. Gannet. The story of Emma is told by a character who is a youth counselor and volunteer Chaplain.  I wanted a voice that had the patient sound of a man who has the patience to listen to...

Nate Is Right

A frustrated writer quipped, “You do everything you can to raise them right, and as soon as they hit the page they do any damn thing they please.” Boy, do I feel that way about Nate.  I remember when he was nothing more than a comma on a page. ...

The Tenth Nail

Detective Nate Burns leaned over the back of the crime scene technician, Winston Rawls, and examined the girl.  She was dead. “Do you have any idea what killed her,” he asked Rawls. Standing, and pushing Nate back, the tech shrugged, “Lighting her is bad, she’s in behind the trash...

Coffee, Kindle, and Nate

Nate here again.  Just got the word that several of you are taking me up on my offer to pick up a really good book for less than a buck.  You guys get it.  You save five dollars and that allows you to buy coffee at Kwen’s expense, since...

Welcome to Black Hat

This past July, thousands of a particular breed of professionals gathered for their annual convention at Las Vegas.  These attendees were all computer hackers.  Hackers, be they good or bad, are identified by the hat they wear.  Of course, most of them do not wear hats, it’s simply a...