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A recent article on the BBC web site highlighted the phenomenon of "urban explorers". I came across this term about seven or eight years ago and incorporated some of what I learned into an important subplot in my thriller Of the Night. Read about today's urban explorers here.
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It's official. I'll be reading at the McNally Robinson bookstore in Saskatoon on Wednesday, October 12th, 7:30 p.m. The purpose of this rare public appearance, needless to say, is to plug my two supernatural thrillers, So Dark the Night and Of the Night.  No arm-twisting required:  I love...
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Of course, I had to pick a night that happened to be in the middle of a frigid patch of weather only a penguin could safely endure.  Never mind, forge on, boats against the current and all that. The launch of my new novel Of the Night went off without a hitch and except for that arctic air mass,...
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Yes, indeed, Of the Night has been cleared for publication and is now available for ordering from me...or your favorite bookstore.  It's a short novel; fast, brutal...a thriller in every sense of the word.  If you pop over to my blog, check out the Home Page, you can read the birth annoucement......
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At long last, the proof of my novel Of the Night has arrived from the printer. Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous. But the process of getting the book to this point has shaved months off the end of my life.  I've said it before, I'll say it again: Lightning Source does an amazing job but unless you're...
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Thank you, thank you, thank you... Since we posted Of the Nighton my site several weeks ago, many folks have taken the opportunity to read and/or download the novel.  The number of hits the new book has received is truly gratifying. This whole free ebook notion is still a new one for me: offering...