2019, About This Book, all night long, Beef Stew, Cafe-Mocha-Vodka-Valium-Latte-to-go, cigarettes, coffee houses and diners, conversations at the cookout, Conversations at The Party, Crime Stories, diner movies, everything's a coke except for Dr. Pepper, fresh juice, goddess dressing, great movies, Great Songs, heart, I don't really smoke, I found my bitter pills, Midnight at The Starlight Deluxe, midnight movies, no pulse no reflection no service, Noir, pie ala mode 35 cents, Publication News, Pulp, Resilience and The Modern Woman, sidework, super deluxe bacon cheese burger, super deluxe bacon cheese burger with steak fries and bleu cheese dressing, The Competition Bump and Grind, The Smart Set, The Stories of the Starlight, things you can't tell by just looking at her, You dig what I'm sayin?, you want fries with that?, zombies

Midnight at the Starlight Deluxe

This book is a collection of short stories, flash fiction, a few poems, variations on a theme. These are stories about relationships, some are character, or lack of character, portraits, others are cautionary, observational, personal. The Starlight Deluxe, a diner, is a feature in many of these tales. Previously published pieces include 'With All the… Continue reading Midnight at the Starlight Deluxe

2011, 2012, Crime Stories, Fiction, Loralee, Noir

Loralee, Chapter Thirteen, Fresh Molasses

Loralee, The Dimestore Novella Chapter Thirteen, Fresh Molasses Originally published on December 26, 2012   At ten o’clock the next morning, James Nevelle reported Don McCoy missing. Good old Don said he was going to visit his sister. He’d never returned to the ranch, and that just wasn’t like him. β€œEspecially under the circumstances.” Nevelle… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Thirteen, Fresh Molasses

2011, 2012, Crime Stories, Fiction, Loralee, Novel, Novella

Loralee, Chapter Twelve, Cold, Hard, Cash

Loralee, The Dimestore Novella Chapter Twelve, Cold, Hard, Cash Originally published on December 5, 2012   β€œYou handled that like shit, Hardy.” Nevelle rubbed at his wrists and then stopped himself. They’d kept him handcuffed long enough that he was contemplating escape. β€œWhat would you like me to do?” Hardy Pattershaw’s face narrowed to a… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Twelve, Cold, Hard, Cash

2011, 2012, Crime Stories, Loralee, Noir, Novelist, Novella

Loralee, Chapter Nine, Shake, Rattle, and Roll

Loralee: The Dimestore Novella Chapter Nine, Shake, Rattle, and Roll Originally published on June 28, 2012   β€œMalcolm, Hardy says you’re not telling him something.” Loralee looked at her hands. She couldn’t bring herself to look at her husband. Her throat was dry. Her chest hurt. Never in her life had she wanted so much… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Nine, Shake, Rattle, and Roll

2011, 2012, Crime Stories, Loralee, Noir, Novel, Novella, writing

Loralee, Chapter Eight, Luxury

Loralee: The Dimestore Novella Chapter Eight, Luxury Originally published on May 20, 2012   β€œMalcolm's arraignment is set for Monday morning. Don’t expect them to release him.” Hardy Pattershaw sat down at the head of the conference table in Loralee and Henry’s suite. He opened his briefcase. β€œHardy, I don’t understand why. They have no… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Eight, Luxury

2018, About This Book, Accentuate the Positive, Aeternus Fidei, Books, creature feature, Crime Stories, Dime Store Novels, limitless, Loralee, The Slick Furies

Pending Updates, New Covers

Some titles may be temporarily unavailable pending updates. As often said, all this is a "learn as you go" process. While trying to make some new design elements/memes/thingys/etc., one of the websites/tools I use frequently, quit working the way it should. Necessity is the mother of invention. I don't know how I didn't know about… Continue reading Pending Updates, New Covers

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Loralee, Available on Amazon

    From the outside looking in, former beauty queen Loralee Montgomery has everything she ever dreamed of, a sprawling Texas ranch, two grown kids, and a wealthy husband. But when greed sinks its clutches deep into the soul of a man, there's no telling what he might do to keep what is his or… Continue reading Loralee, Available on Amazon