Christmas Cheer; Sweet, Weird, and Dark

Twenty-seventeen is almost gone. The bright days are behind us, the dark days in front of us. The time has come to huddle around the fireplace–or the Christmas tree, the Yule log, the Menorah, or, in extremis, a can of sterno–with a good book or ten and savor the darkness… Continue reading

Bundle Announcement: Not Only Humans

For a limited time, get one of my weirdest and chewiest mysteries along with eleven other forays into the realm where the human meets the inhuman in the Not Only Humans bundle at BundleRabbit. From galaxy-spanning alien cultures to the discovery of Bigfoot, these page-turning novels feature gripping stories where… Continue reading

Dealing In, Episode 11

Download Subscribe Welcome to the First of the Free Will/Next Ten Thousand Hours Feedback shows! This one is episode eleven of the Dealing In series of feedback shows, where I and several friends answer your emails and talk about whatever comes up. This time, I’m joined by Metamor City creator… Continue reading

And Then She Was Gone, Pt 9 of 18

This is the ninth of eighteen installments of the serialized edition of And Then She Was Gone. If you are not current, you can find the archive of past installments here.  New installments will post every Tuesday and Thursday for the next six weeks on this blog and to the… Continue reading

And Then She Was Gone, Introduction

Author’s Introduction Note: This introduction is included in the epub version of the serial which posts to the podcast feed tomorrow, along with the first chapter. THREE YEARS AGO, I read the opening of a hard-boiled short story at the Baltimore Science Fiction Convention, on the assumption that an audience… Continue reading

The Places Lantham Loves

Clarke Lantham, the hero of my detective series, lives and works around the San Francisco Bay. One of the features of the books that draws frequent comment is how much the Bay itself is a character in these stories. Truth be told, it’s an intentional feature. I’ve been a lot… Continue reading

Autographed Paperbacks and Posters

Many of you have been asking how to get autographed paperbacks now that I’m not going to Balticon (or, let’s face it, any cons) this year. Well, I’ve crunched the numbers and discovered that I can get you autographed books for the same price you’d get them on Amazon (with… Continue reading

Update on Audiobooks and Podcast

So, as many of you might have noticed, we occasionally produce audiobooks through ArtisticWhispers Productions. Those of you that have may have also noticed that we haven’t put a new one out (or, at least, anything resembling a complete one) in about two years. The hiatus is over. As of… Continue reading

Released: Silent Victor (Lantham #4)

Ladies and gentlemen and those who prefer neither title, I am very proud to announce the continuation of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries. This is the biggest one yet, ringing in at nearly the same length as Predestination, and the adventure scales with the book. Teaming up with his assistant Rachael… Continue reading

Tentative Q1 Publishing Schedule

Being that it’s the beginning of the year, I’ve been a busy boy laying my evil plans. Since some of you have asked on twitter what’s looming on the horizon for the next few month, here’s a tentative schedule (subject to change if I work faster or get bogged down):… Continue reading