It doesn’t feel like a Monday…

… because there’s just too much good news! Two AMAZING reviews for THE BUTCHER just came in, and I had to share. From Suspense Magazine’s upcoming July issue: “Once I got started I couldn’t stop reading, and I confess to having sweaty palms a...

A conversation with my 92-year-old neighbor

My newest book, THE BUTCHER, is out in July, and it stars an 80-year-old retired police chief who has lots of secrets. It was a bit of a gamble for me to write a character so old. I mean, I’m still a spring chicken (*cough cough*), and all my grandparents are...

Is this thing still on?

So it goes without saying that I haven’t been here a lot lately (understatement of the century – this will only be my seventh post this year, which is just pitiful). While I do have valid reasons (blah blah blah), we all know that I’ve been completely...

THE BUTCHER is coming

Edward Shank is retired, widowed, and living a boring life in the old folks’ home. The former Chief of Police is a Seattle legend, having gunned down the infamous Beacon Hill Butcher back in 1985, finally putting an end to the grisly serial murders that plagued...