Jun 9, 2017 | Interview
I laugh when people call me an author. I didn’t grow up ever thinking I would be. And sometimes I still feel awkward, but I can’t deny it with three books done and the fourth on its way this Fall. So now I am owning up to it! I am just a dad. I am your average guy; I do normal stuff. I grew up in a family business that taught me how to do many life skills at an earlier age, like cooking and cleaning.
May 18, 2017 | Interview
The Color of Love is a contemporary romance about finding your place in the world. It tackles a lot of taboo issues (i.e., infidelity, homosexuality, race, misogyny, the dynamics of different types of relationships [personal and business]) and it fleshes those problems out of the characters to make them seem like real people with real issues.
May 18, 2017 | Interview
Having just turned 50, I realize I have been writing books since I reached my mid-teens. Reading and writing have always been a major part of my life and, though both have had to take a back seat through the years, I have always returned. Initially, I read and wrote in many genres, happy to search for the one that suited me best, but eventually landed on Archaeological Thrillers.
May 17, 2017 | Interview
The initial idea for L.I.F.E. in the 23rd Century came while I was at work about a year and a half after the 9/11 attacks. Part of my job was to call the company’s home office and check the status of orders. The phone I used didn’t have a speaker, and the cord was very short, so I would have to hold the phone to my head sometimes for an hour listening to hold music and commercials for the company I worked for. After months of this, the absurdity started to affect my thoughts.
May 16, 2017 | Interview
I’m an adventurer, speaker, and award-winning author of two books, Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials. Tightwads on the Loose a popular travel adventure book about the 7-year, 34,000-mile voyage I took with my husband aboard a small, violently rocking sailboat where I alternated between feats worthy of Wonder Woman or Suzy Homemaker.
May 14, 2017 | Interview
Motherhood Martyrdom & Costco Runs is a book about my leap into middle-aged motherhood. It covers my journey through multiple miscarriages, my challenges with postpartum depression, and the overwhelming love and devotion I have for my girls. This book is 80% humor, 20% struggle, and 100% the real deal.
May 1, 2017 | Interview
Cascadia, which has been categorized as a technothriller, is set against a megaquake and tsunami that will–not may–strike the Pacific Northwest. Here’s the logline: Confronted by a massive earthquake and tsunami in the PacNW, a respected geologist must make two gut-wrenching decisions. One could cost him his reputation. The other, his life.