October 17, 2021. The audiobook version of Perilous Gambit (Mike Stoneman #5) is in the can! Narrating the audiobooks is always both fun and frustrating. The post-narration editing and production of the audio files is painstaking and time-consuming. But, now it’s over! You can listen to a preview of Perilous Gambit below. In Chapter 5, … More Audiobook of Perilous Gambit – Preview
Five Clones will have a following. If you are a fan of character-based sci fi and dystopian depictions of the future of the United States, you may love this. If you enjoy a complex plot with multiple stories that keeps you guessing about how they will connect, and if you enjoy getting a deep backstory … More Five Clones, by Ed Bonilla [Review]
I was privileged to be a guest on the Read & Write Podcast on October 13, 2021. You can listen to the 60-minute interview, where I discuss the characters in the Mike Stoneman Thriller series, as well as the writing process and narrating my own audiobooks at these listening links: Apple: Spotify: Amazon: Google: Audible:
On October 1, 2021, the Kindle Book Review revealed the Finalists in the seven divisions of the Kindle Book Award contest. Lethal Voyage was named one of the 5 Finalists in the Mystery/Thriller division! The winner of the 2021 KBR Award will be announced November 1. You can see all the Finalists HERE.
Book #5 in the Mike Stoneman Thriller Series, Perilous Gambit is now “finished” but for the final typokiller copy editing review to correct any small typos, formatting glitches, missing words, or other blemishes. The story is done, and I will soon be starting to narrate the audiobook. Once you start putting the words on audio, … More Perilous Gambit enters the final phase of production!
In November of 2019, I was getting ready to publish book #2 in the Mike Stoneman Thriller series, Deadly Enterprise. For a year, I had been asked repeatedly whether book #1, Righteous Assassin, and the upcoming book #2 were available as audiobooks. (To be honest, mostly the question was “is it available on Audible,” but … More The Re-Recording of Righteous Assassin
l Capitol Murder is the first book in a new series by Judith Erwin, featuring former FBI Agent and current hunk P.I. Jake Shepherd. Ms. Erwin is a new author for me and I picked up this book on a free Kindle offer. The writing here is good and the characters are interesting. Jake and … More Capitol Murder, by Judith Erwin [review]
Logan McKenna is an interesting character who has fascinating friends. They are always getting in some kind of trouble, usually including a corpse. This seventh installment of the series is a welcome event for fans of Ms. Davisson’s quirky world. Whisper Creek refers to the body of water near The New School, an enclave in … More Whisper Creek (A Logan McKenna mystery), by Valerie Davisson [Review]
There are very few truly original ideas, but Justin Alcala has found one. His new “noir supernatural thriller” dips us in the river Styx and puts us inside the head of Buck, a former military sniper, recent professional assassin, and now intern to The Grim Reaper. After being shot in the head during an … More Dead End Job, by Justin Alcala [Review]
On September 1, 2021, the Kindle Book Review announced the semi-finalists for the 2021 Kindle Book Awards. In the Mystery/Thriller category, twenty novels were selected, including Lethal Voyage. I feel like I should not need the external confirmation that the Mike Stoneman Thrillers are good books. But it’s still a terrific feeling to know that … More Lethal Voyage named among top 20 Mystery/Thrillers of 2021 by the Kindle Book Review.