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!
A masterful expansion of the Oort Federation saga. To the Stars is the second installment in the Oort Federation series, and the sequel to The Icicle, which I read earlier this year. Like many Sci-Fi series, it is essential that you read book #1 before reading book #2. The characters, the villains, the construction of … More The Oort Federation: To the Stars: The Second Oort Chronicle, by Robert Williscroft [Review]
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!
“Witty, funny, and extremely original. This book will take you on a crazy ride filled with adventure, sex, tequila, and intrigue. The author has a deliciously cynical sense of humor that permeates this unique novel. Strap in and enjoy! Your mileage may vary.” This irreverently funny and off-beat novel includes many elements you seldom see … More Rex, the Kid, the Whore, the Witch, and the Scientist, by David Myles Robinson [Review]
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!
Great science fiction writers like Robert G. Williscroft have the ability to explain fantastical concepts that you have never imagined, and make you say “Oh, of course. That makes sense.” In Icicle, Mr. Williscroft answers the obvious question of what happens to a cryogenically frozen head when it is thawed out and reawakened far in … More Icicle, by Robert G. Williscroft [review]
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
A haunting story set in the late 1930s, Circle of Darkness weaves together a sinister present and a tortured past with exquisite prose and a complex heroine. The author captures the tone and atmosphere of the remnants of Southern aristocracy, clinging to the trappings of wealth even through the Great Depression. Gathered at a lakeside … More Circle of Darkness, by Phyllis M. Newman [Review]
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 picked up Dead At Third during a free offer and enjoyed this first installment in Gregory Payette’s Henry Walsh series. Henry is a former Rhode Island cop who moves to Jacksonville, Florida after an incident. He takes a job as head of security for the fictional Jacksonville Sharks baseball club, a major league franchise. … More Dead at Third (A Henry Walsh Mystery), by Gregory Payette [Review]