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Murder in Ocean Hall
Don’t Mess Up My Block
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My short story “The Wallace Line,” has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 Nelson Algren Awards sponsored by The Chicago Tribune. I was one of four finalists selected out of more than 1,000 writers. I get $1000 – … Continue reading
I’ve cut the price on my novel Murder in Ocean Hall to just 99 cents on Kindle! This murder-mystery is set in DC, but in the real city beyond the monuments. It makes a perfect gift for anyone who wants … Continue reading
Beyond the pomp and ceremony of the Presidential Inauguration, there’s a whole other city, a real city, where people work and live in a world far removed from the ideals and monuments of the Washington you see on TV. It’s … Continue reading
I’ve received some very nice reviews of Murder in Ocean Hall. This murder-mystery set in DC seems to have struck a chord with appreciative readers. Here’s a selection of reviews from Amazon: Joe Flood is a find! One can only … Continue reading
Murder in Ocean Hall is free for Black Friday! Normally $2.99, I’ve marked the price of the Kindle edition of my first novel down to zero. In this murder mystery, the world’s most famous oceanographer is killed – when a … Continue reading
If you have Amazon Prime, you get to borrow a Kindle book each month from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. Don’t let your September borrow go to waste! You have just a couple days left to use it. Both of … Continue reading
Join me on May 12 at 3 PM for an online chat about my novel Murder in Ocean Hall. My mystery about the murder of the world’s most famous ocean explorer is the first book club selection of the Independent … Continue reading
There’s a reason why Amazon is such a titan in the e-book world – it delivers income to writers. It does so seamlessly, easily and without authors having to do anything. You don’t have to hound publishers for checks or … Continue reading
In honor of my Irish heritage, you can get Kindle versions of both of my books for free all this weekend. Don’t Mess Up My Block is my newest novel. It’s a funny parody of self-help books that examines the … Continue reading
Booksellers and publishers criticize Amazon for destroying the clubby old world of publishing. Yet, for readers and writers, the online retailer is constantly rolling out new features to expand the reach of books and the power of authors. Case in … Continue reading