I am a husband, a dad, a grandfather, and retired English teacher who has published two intriguing fictional novels that are receiving complimentary 5-star reviews on Amazon.com’s Review Site. My newest book features eight tales of adversity.

55235251_kindle-ready-front-cover-6694053SLOW FIRE BURNING – Discover eight tales of adversity and the various types of courage that burn deep within all of us. During our lives we might face such concerns as bullying, health issues, safety, parenting doubts, and physical threats that require us to be strong. This collection of short stories brings to memory our past when each of us has at some point behaved heroically while facing such adversities.




rabbit-trailsRABBIT TRAILS – Young Jake McGee’s family and community could not explain his grandfather’s mysterious disappearance, nor could they find him in the hills of Northeast PA after weeks of searching. Rabbit Trails is this young man’s stroll down Memory Lane, explaining his discoveries and the answers to questions that haunted him as he passed through his adolescence wondering, “What really happened to Gramps?”




Birds-on-a-WireBIRDS ON A WIRE – Espionage, romance, family, and friendship are the key ingredients in this non-political novel involving our second African-American U.S. President Elijah Rittenhouse, his former college roommate Eli Parks, and Hyun Lee, a beautiful North Korean assassin whose disdain for men makes her task of terminating Eli Parks a pleasure.