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Groundswell

Groundswell began as a short story and grew into a novella. I suppose it even qualifies as a novel, but that’s neither here nor there. I cranked this baby out over the summer, posting each chapter online as I finished it. I “pantsed” it, as they say. Freestyled it. It’s a suspenseful, lightning-paced thriller, but it’s also a real slow-burner. How’s that possible? Read it … Continue reading Groundswell

Back from the dead

My 2010 horror/thriller “The Act of Laughing” will soon be available once again, freshly edited and leaner and meaner than ever. Meanwhile, here’s chapter one to whet your appetite: Tunisia, 1974 “Doctor Raines?” Donald Raines, sitting cross-legged on a well-worn leather chair overlooking the runway of Tunis-Carthage International Airport looked up at the sound of his name. He tossed a week-old copy of The New … Continue reading Back from the dead