Released: The Empty House (Lombard Alchemist)

The Lombard Alchemist Tales is a series I’ve been working on for a few years now. Beginning with At The Edge of Nowhere, these stories center around a creepy pawnshop in a gambling town on the edge of a nuclear wasteland, and the artifacts it sells–all of which are more… Continue reading

Suave Rob in Paperback!

Well, ladies and gents and all of you sitting somewhere in between, it gives me ridiculous delight to announce that my pulp adventure novel is finally out in paperback. Suave Rob’s Double-X Derring-Do, a Short Novel of Long Odds. One Surfboard. Two X-Chromosomes. All Man. Climbing Olympus Mons put him… 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

Released: Frock Coat Dreams Paperback

I’m very happy to announce the release of the Frock Coat Dreams paperback, complete with a new essay, new poetry, and some beautiful book design by the AWP art department. We’ve also updated the ebook to include all the new content and some extra navigation features. The author of Down… 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

Released: Ideas, Inc.

It is with great pride that I announce the release of my short novel Ideas, Inc., which Alasdair Stuart of…well, everywhere…called “Effortlessly funny, cheerfully dark, and tremendously strange” before he went on to say a whole lot more in this amazing review in SFX. Like the shorter Lantham novels, this… Continue reading

Released: Making Tracks

Some of you might have run across the sneaky early e-book release already, but this is the official announcement. Over the last few years, on this blog and elsewhere, I’ve gotten a lot of questions from authors and podcasters and other people wanting to either get into the audio habit… Continue reading

Released: The Society of Miserable Bastards

The South. Home to a deep culture steeped in African mythology and religion, Native American spirituality, Catholicism and Charismatic Christianity, the blues, and the deep, pounding heat. It is the source of one of the richest literary traditions in the world: Southern Gothic. If you’ve seen The Twilight Zone, or… Continue reading

Released: The Serpent and the Satchel

I used to own a menagerie of boids. Burmese or Ball or Reticulated pythons, or Boa Constrictors, they’re not exactly warm and fuzzy, but they are fascinating creatures. In a very real sense, living dinosaurs. Of course, they’re not exactly cheap, so I had to justify their existence by using… Continue reading

Released: Throwing Lead

You heard about it here eighteen months ago when the project first started, now it’s done. I am pleased at long last to announce the release of Throwing Lead: A Writer’s Guide to Firearms (and the People Who Use Them). Here’s the back-of-book copy: While they may be an indispensable… Continue reading