Audiobook Review – THE BEAM: SEASON 2 by Platt and Truant (Narr. R.C. Bray and cast)


The Beam Season 1 (Review) left me with multiple reasons to be excited for Season 2, and a couple lingering worries. I was mostly excited to see the story continue to explore the development of the Beam technology. The best thing Platt and Truant are doing in this series is showing a plausible future affected […]

Audiobook Review: TOMORROW WAR by J.L. Bourne (Narr. Kevin T. Collins, Jay Snyder)

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J.L. Bourne is back with a new novel not set in the zombie universe of Day by Day Armageddon. In this adventure, he tells the story of society’s collapse and one hero’s attempt to fight the tyrants that take over. We don’t have zombies in this one; instead, we have a combination of politics, inflation, […]

Writing to Change Children’s Lives (July Update)


I’ve written before about my decision to use proceeds of my book sales to fund children’s surgeries as part of‘s mission to third world countries. In short, Chris Tomlin supports this organization, and I was touched at the potential impact my contributions could make in children’s lives. I’m the father of a healthy eighteen […]

Graphic Novel Review: THE STRANGER (LAST MAN #1) by Balak, Sanlaville and Vives

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The Stranger (Last Man #1) by Bastien Vivès (Author), Michaël Sanlaville (Author), Balak   Series: Last Man (Book 1) Paperback: 208 pages Publisher: First Second (March 31, 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 1626720460 ISBN-13: 978-1626720466 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches   Book Description: The Games are already underway when Richard Aldana arrives in […]

Audiobook Review: THE FOLD by Peter Clines (Narr. Ray Porter)


The Fold by Peter Clines STEP INTO THE FOLD. IT’S PERFECTLY SAFE. The folks in Mike Erikson’s small New England town would say he’s just your average, everyday guy. And that’s exactly how Mike likes it. Sure, the life he’s chosen isn’t much of a challenge to someone with his unique gifts, but he’s content […]

The darkness in my fiction

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I’m over at New Authors Fellowship discussing the reaction to the setting at the beginning of my novel, Scavenger: Evolution, taking place in a brothel. For some, this is no big deal, and the post goes on beyond that to share the heart of my hero’s struggle. He has lost his son and cannot face […]