Cover Reveal for Acre’s Orphans- Out January 21

Okay, here it is. This is the cover for my newest novel, Acre’s Orphans. It’s a sequel to 2017’s Acre’s Bastard. (Which, FWIW is on sale on Kindle for 99 cents November 23-30.) First, the cover. Now, here’s the back cover blurb: “Ten-Year-old Lucca the Louse narrowly escaped the worst disaster to befall the Kingdom […]

Shameless Self-Promotion Update

With The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership out in the world for just over a week, I’ve been doing an incredible amount of promotion. Most of it is completely work-related, and you can find out everything you would ever want to know about that book at  By the way, if you’re traveling […]

The Count of the Sahara: Now Available in Paperback

At long last, The Count of the Sahara is available in paperback and Kindle. Not only can you order the book, but people actually seem to be enjoying it. Good historical fiction leaves you entertained while you learn something. Excellent historical fiction leaves you wanting to know more about the history and wondering where the […]

Does Historical Fiction Include Fantasy?

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.- F Scott Fitgerald. Yeah, I’m a freakin’ genius.  I love historical fiction that is researched and full of interesting details. I also love fantasy (yes, I’m a […]