The print edition is now live on Amazon! The ebook will be out in a few weeks after the Kindle Scout campaign is over.
Victor Cruz returns to the Arizona town where he grew up to bury his estranged father, and dispose of the family’s ancestral home. The plan: get in and get out. A stop at Santo Domingo’s Lady of Guadalupe chapel compels him to offer up a simple prayer, “May I do what needs to be done,” and starts a landslide of events-old friends, old loves, and who is in collusion with the murderous Cumero Cartel? “Of Paradise and Purgatory” is a contemporary tale with a seasoning of faith & magical realism.
A Night on Blood Isle is out on Amazon. It’s only 99 cents (or free on KU) so give it a read.
Short story ~7.4K words.
Paddy Sheehan invites a few of his grandchildren and nephews aboard the Song of Erin, a sailing yacht, for the family’s traditional Thanksgiving holiday sailing trip. They leave Bennett Bay and venture into the Gulf of Mexico for the Sweetwater Keys. The keys are a small cluster of islands with a mysterious pirate past. Infamous pirate captain, Caesar el Rojo, used Blood Isle, the keys’ main island, as his base of operations during the Golden Age of Piracy. What the crew of the Song of Erin doesn’t know is that pirates, of one kind or another, are still on Blood Isle.
This story takes place approximately two years after the events in Return to Cooter Crossing. We spend time with Sky and Storm, who are now nine. Sean and Ethan are near the end of their first semester of college. And, we meet cousin Jimmy’s little sister and brother.
A Night on Blood Isle is a short story that’s sure to have FBI Special Agent Bowman handing the Mulder Award over to JJ. (See The Demise of Bobby & Clyde.)
“Return to Cooter Crossing” Pre-order now.
Aidan Quinn is having a good day, possibly the best day of his life, at least since moving to Dublin. He just received word that his degree committee approved his PhD and he’s on his way home, with lamb chops, chard, and a bottle of wine. Time to celebrate in the little cottage he shares with his mentor and lover, Dr. David Stokes. But, something is wrong when he gets home. Dr. Stokes has found a new student to “mentor.” Continue reading “Available for Pre-Order: Return to Cooter Crossing”
Hunter Moon & the Red Wolf, book three in the Live Oak Tales, is now available on Amazon.
Wolves! Wolves have returned to Florida, or at least in eastern Big Cypress County, and no one knows why or how. Janos Pac, the new Witch of the Wood, is desperately trying to hold Flora May’s old Circle together, but things are falling apart despite his best efforts. Stone, the youngest member of the group, is the only one to show up for Samhain. After his first cup of tea, the blue kind, things take an unexpected turn. A plot by the dragons is unearthed and everyone’s on the watch for owls. Beware the owls!
Hunter Moon & the Red Wolf is the third book in “The Live Oak Tales,” a contemporary fantasy/paranormal series set in the wider Stories from Bennett Bay collection.
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