Released: Blood and Weeds (Lantham #7)

If you’re looking for the daily writing blog, I’m currently doing a very late writing shift after taking most of the the day off. There was a birthday party tonight, and it was glorious, which merited some schedule squshiness. Okay, everyone, this is the big one. Back when I originally… Continue reading

Cover Reveal: Rebranding Lantham

As a writer, I have a problem. It’s the kind of problem I might need therapy for. I seem to have a terminal inability to keep short stories. They keep escaping. The Antithesis books? That was supposed to be a short story. The Suave Rob books? That was supposed to… Continue reading

Clarke Lantham In The Cloud

Attention, fans of Clarke Lantham and his twisty adventures: The first of two of this year’s Clarke Lantham Mysteries is now available for preorder at Amazon, Smashwords, Kobo, Apple, and a few others. This book sees the debut of the first of the new Lantham covers–you’ll get to see the… 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

Furlough Bundle, Shutdown Fever

As those of you who read/listen to my stories might have guessed, I’m a very political animal, but I do not hew comfortably near the current position of either major party and I’m not close to any of the minor parties either. On one level, the current situation is a… 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

Released: Silent Victor Paperback

At long last, Volume 4 of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries comes to paperback, featuring line drawings and new cover art by Kitty NicIaian. A detective with insomnia chases every cop’s worst nightmare… When a security guard disappears with a priceless Martian meteorite belonging to the Chinese government, and surveillance tapes… 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 Lantham Trifecta

The end of May is upon us, summer is coming, and with it the opportunity for beach reading, vacation reading, and campfire-side reading. What better way to celebrate the summer than with your favorite hard-boiled Bay Area Private Eye, Clarke Lantham? Lantham is the first of several treats I’ve got… Continue reading

Released: Lantham Paperbacks

At long last, Volumes 2 and 3 of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries are available in paperback! The story which began with the cutting-edge biotech noir of And Then She Was Gone continues in Book 2 with hauntings, lawsuits, car crashes, and holiday relatives in the dark and friendly little cozy… Continue reading