The most recent honor for the Mike Stoneman Thriller series: Book #4 — Fatal Infraction, has been named best police procedural of the year, winning the #1 in category blue ribbon from the Chanticleer Book Review. The book was not named the grand prize winner in the CLUE division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards … More Fatal Infraction named best Police Procedural of 2021 by the Chanticleer Book Review!
All Mets fans and baseball fans should be subscribing to the new podcast from Jeff Hysen and Greg Prince called “National League Town.” Look for it on your favorite podcasting platform. They have produced for me a series of ads for the Mike Stoneman Thriller series. Here’s the final ad:
I don’t usually post movie reviews, but in this case I feel I owe it to my poker playing readers. “A total mess that will make any poker player cringe.” Just watched The Card Counter with my wife. She was the one who wanted to watch. It was terrible. Really, completely awful — and not … More Movie Review – The Card Counter
Check out this Ad/dialogue from Greg & Jeff on their wonderful NY Mets podcast!
Check out this Podcast! I was the guest on a podcast published April 13th. The More Than Work podcast discusses my writing career as it intersects with my career as a lawyer. Check it out!
My readers have kicked around the question: “Who should portray Mike Stoneman in the Netflix series?” The consensus answer is John C. Riley. He’s the right age, has the acting chops, and has the correct “everyman” appearance to be the somewhat shlumpy detective who doesn’t dress to impress, but who wins the heart of the … More #JohnCRileyisMikeStoneman — for real!
I’m very happy to announce that book #4 in the Mike Stoneman Thriller series, Fatal Infraction, has been named a FINALIST for this year’s CLUE Award, presented annually by the Chanticleer Book Review to the best thriller & suspense novel of the year. The best in category awards and the overall CLUE winner will be … More Fatal Infraction named a Finalist for the CLUE Award!
Having nothing to do with my books, but having a tremendous influence on my life, my father, Howard E. “Scooter” Chapman retired from working for KONP radio in Port Angeles, Washington, after 70 years (that’s SEVENTY). The local Seattle ABC affiliate, KOMO-TV aired a truly touching tribute to him tonight. If I can make this … More Scooter Chapman — My Hero
In the February issue of InD’Tale Magazine, Perilous Gambit (Audiobook edition) received the publication’s coveted “crowned heart” rating as one of the top books in its genre. The magazine’s review is below and can be found at: https://indtale.com/reviews/audiobooks/perilous-gambit-mike-stoneman-thriller SUSPENSE: The last thing Jason Dickson wants to do right before his big Vegas wedding is solve … More Perilous Gambit snags top rating from InD’Tale Magazine
I try to ignore the occasional one-star review of my books, which tend to have an agenda, or sometimes are just a rating without a written review (very frustrating). In fact, I try not to obsess over reviews generally. But, every once in a while, I’ll get a review that is truly amazing. Such a … More Best Book Review Ever