A Broken Bridge on the Road to Freedom

The Election of 2016 is over. Donald Trump is president-elect of my beloved country. Lady Liberty’s torch has long served as a leading light upon the road to freedom. And for far too many people it surely must seem as though that light has just gone out. Those who have…

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A Birthday and a Book

I turned 41 this past weekend, and I’m busier than ever. The paperback of The Shards of Heaven came out a couple weeks ago, its prequel short story “The Temples of the Ark” was released on Thursday (an ebook version will come soon, which I hope you’ll purchase), and the…

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Shards of Heaven Now in Paperback!

Critics have called it “top-notch,” “breathtaking,” “dazzling,” “original,” and “relentlessly entertaining” (among so many other kindnesses). If you’ve been wanting to find out what they’re talking about, if you’ve been wanting to read The Shards of Heaven but haven’t wanted to pay hardback prices … well, today is your lucky…

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Upcoming Event in Greenville, SC

On November 20, the Sunday after the release of The Gates of Hell, I’ll be appearing at M.Judson Booksellers for what will undoubtedly be a smashing conversation with Prof. Kelly DeVries of Loyola University-Maryland. Aside from being a friend of mine, Kelly is a rather famous historian — and I…

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Set Course and Engage

I made the announcement on Facebook quite some time ago, but I’m past due for a more elaborate and wider-cast statement on the matter: This summer I got engaged. Her name is Kayla. We met at a bar. We both ordered burgers, so it sorta had to be fate. But…

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