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Deadly Heirs
System of the Dead
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Video Blog: Celebrating a Mystery

In this fourth video blog episode I celebrate the 10th Anniversary of my first mystery novel, DEADLY HEIRS. Learn the history and influences behind the book that launched my writing career and the journey private investigator Chase Michael DeBarlo and I have taken together.

Contained within in a special 10th Anniversary Edition announcement of the book and that Hayden Christensen will NOT be making a surprise George Lucas-style appearance.



Happy 10th Anniversary, Deadly Heirs!

That's right! My first published mystery novel, Deadly Heirs, is now 10 years old! April 16, 2004, certainly doesn't seem like that long ago, but it really has been. Amazing! I would also like to thank again the old crew of the Howard County Library IT and Automation departments for the wonderful release party that morning. You all have always been fantastic!

There is plenty going on in celebration:

Deadly Heirs will be FREE on Kindle through April 17.

The sequel, System of the Dead, will be on sale for 99 cents on Kindle through April 17.

Read the full blog post about how Deadly Heirs came to be.

I'll be interviewed on Beyond Paranormal with New England GHOST on April 17.

Video blog on Deadly Heirs to be posted soon (with a special announcement)!


My Experiences With Shadow People @ Inspired Ghost Tracking, March 14

My interest in the paranormal started long ago with an interaction with a shadow person. Since then I've had a number of other experiences with the mysterious entities, and there are plenty of theories about who or what they may be. 

Join me at 7:00 PM on Friday, March 14 at Inspired Ghost Tracking this Friday to discuss these strange entities and anything else related to the books I'll have on hand.

Note: Inspired Ghost Tracking is now meeting at a new location in Millersville, MD.

Opportunity Builders
8855 Veterans Highway
Millersville, MD

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Great Books!

Monday, March 3 - Friday, March 7
Mysteries Deadly Heirs and System of the Dead only 99 cents on Kindle!

Tuesday, March 4

Continued for Mardi Gras week:
 FREE ebook with purchase of autographed copy of Ghosts of Maryland or Ghosts and Legends of Oklahoma from this web site!



New: Ghostorian Case Files!

The Inscription of Evil Times

Check out the brand new "Ghostorian Case Files" with a case about a mysterious inscription from an ancient stone tablet that possesses paranormal secrets.

Mysteriously unearthed in America during the mid-1800s, examine the exhibits, read the ghostly legends, and unlock a secret!

Part of a new series, The Inscription of Evil Times is the first of many to come!

Get it now on Kindle!


Fox 5 Morning News Interview!

This morning I was interviewed about Ghosts of Maryland on Fox 5 (Washington DC) morning news by Allison Seymour! The interview covers the Samue Mudd House, Mount Airy Mansion, and my book reading and candlelight tour event at Montpelierr Mansion. Click to watch!



Limited Time: FREE eBooks with Ghost Books

From now through Halloween I'll be offering a free Kindle eBook with any purchase of one of my ghost books from the web site. Purchase Ghosts of Maryland or Ghosts and Legends of Oklahoma and choose Deadly Heirs or System of the Dead absolutely free!