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Just In Time For Christmas

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Just in time for the holidays—and after the holidays, too—I am offering for sale—many of my hardcover editions that are no longer in print, including some first-printing Milan Jacovich and Saxon books. You can find these Milans, Saxons, stand-alone novel, and a Christmas novella elsewhere with their original covers, but… Read more »

Sneak Peek: Read Chapter Four from “Wet Work”

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Chapter Four Like a magician’s sleight-of-hand illusion, the glass of vodka seemed to materialize on top of the bar when Douglas wasn’t looking. He hadn’t seen the woman sidle up on his left and slip the drink in front of him. That was unlike him. Not paying attention in his… Read more »

Sneak Peek: Read Chapter Three from “Wet Work”

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Chapter Three: Og The obese, balding little man frowned deeply. After spraying both the mouthpiece and the earpiece of his phone with Lysol—even though it was his phone in his private at-home office that no one else ever used—he squirted some alcohol on his hands and rubbed them together to… Read more »

Sneak Peek: Read Chapter Two from “Wet Work”

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Chapter Two Most people return from a stressful business trip with a certain relief, believing home is the best place there is, eager to be embraced and surrounded by the environment they created for themselves. But since Douglas didn’t really consider the airy, modern apartment on Massachusetts Avenue near Lockerbie… Read more »

Sneak Peek: Read Chapter One from “Wet Work”

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Chapter One Eight o’clock mass on a gray, cold morning. It was only early November, but the threat of snow hung above the muddy river and threatened the air outside St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, making the chilly worshippers wonder what had happened to autumn. The blue-collar guys on their way… Read more »

Sneak Peek: “Win, Place, or Die”

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Prologue Milan “And they’re off and racing!” That’s how the track announcer always begins the race at Northcoast Downs in a suburb south of Cleveland. I’d never heard it before that particular evening, but this was the beginning of the fifth race, and I was getting used to his call…. Read more »