Category Archives: Novels

Indie Author Journey 2016 #2

Last month I posted a short piece introducing the collaborative project I’m involved with as one of the Interesting Authors.  This month, we’ve expanded our reach by establishing the Interesting Authors Blog.  Since each of us already has a personal blog (for me it … Continue reading

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Indie Author Journey – 2016 #1

Previously I’ve dedicated this blog to writing reviews and occasionally praising other artists to include those from the performing arts. This year I’ve decided to include a monthly highlight on my personal journey as an Independent Author. Along with a group … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2015: Top 5 plus honorable mention

As we approach the close of 2015 and with the holiday season well underway, I thought now would be a good time to shout out about the top five books I read this year. Since I didn’t plug a “top … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Light Between Oceans” by M. L. Stedman

Extraordinary debut novel! Stedman’s debut novel is a compact study in highly charged emotions evoked from strong images of a bygone era. The author’s place descriptions and talent for developing unique voice and perspective drawn from each character’s point of … Continue reading

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Book Review/Reflections: “Life on Foot: A Walk Across America” by Nate Damm

A friend of mine has convinced me to join him on a walking/hiking adventure along the west coast of the United States from the Canadian border to the Mexican frontier.  Part of our preparations along with daily hikes and walks … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Hunters” by James Salter

When Jets Were Young It has been over sixty years since American pilots deployed to Korea to engage in aerial combat at the dawn of the jet age. BBC aired a taped interview of author James Salter in memorial of … Continue reading

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The origins of a good story: Tyler McMahon – author of Kilometer 99

I’m pleased to introduce some insights from fellow author Tyler McMahon, on what went into his latest novel, Kilometer 99.  Mr. McMahon teaches fiction writing at Hawaii Pacific University and is the editor of Hawaii Pacific Review. Having recently read Kilometer … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kilometer 99 by Tyler McMahon

Get ready for a Five Star – Earth Shattering Adventure I love novels with themes involving surfing. McMahon’s Kilometer 99 is a story that should be on the shelf of every surfer and anyone with a sense of adventure that … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Former Hero” by indie author Jeffrey Allen Mays

Authentic and Gritty – Five Star Literature Jeffrey Mays showed me what is in the art of the possible with his debut novel, The Former Hero. I hadn’t read anything as good in the genre of experimental literature since the … Continue reading

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Interview with Susan Rae, author of “The DeLuca Family Series” and other “Romantic Suspense” novels

  Interview with Susan Rae, author of TRUE blue (DeLuca Family Series) I’m so thrilled to have the pleasure of hosting this interview with a writer who has taken on a niche in the suspense and mystery genres and added some … Continue reading

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