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May 6, 2017, Ladies Night Out, Wojo's, Ortonville

September 9, 2017 - Author talk at Greywolfe Scriptorium, Clawson

 September 21, 2017  Cottage Books, Goodrich

November 4, 2017 Hamburg Township Library Author Fair

The Holly Vault, Dickens Festival, November 25 - 26, Holly, Michigan

January 2018 Book Club, Greywolfe Scriptorium, Clawson

February 22, 2018, Talk at Springfield Township Library

 Short Stories 

"The Experiment," a short story about domesticated velociraptors, was chosen for inclusion in the Midnight Writers' 2016 anthology.

"Weekend Guests at the Artist's House" was included in The Foliate Oak Literary Journal, November 2016.

"Set of Christmas plates, mixed years" was accepted by Shark Reef literary magazine, for inclusion in their June 2017 issue.

"Flowers on the Door" was accepted by The Sunlight Press, August 2017.

Now available on Kindle as well as in paperback:

Misfits and Heroes: West from Africa
Past the Last Island (Revised edition)
A Meeting of Clans
A Family of Strangers

A Meeting of Clans was selected as a finalist in the Foreword Reviews INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards.  

Mums Books in Waterford and Cottage Books in Goodrich are now carrying the Misfits and Heroes books!

Sad to say, Pages Bookstore in Flint has closed its doors.  It was a very welcoming place for new authors.  We'll miss all the fine folks there.  Fortunately, Totem Books is now open in Flint, and carrying the Misfits and Heroes books.

Misfits and Heroes books are also available in the Flint Public Library as well as the Springfield Township Library

Past the Last Island, revised edition, received a 4-star review from Indie Reader, earning it the "Indie Reader Approved" sticker.

 A Meeting of Clans received the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for best prehistoric fiction book

A Meeting of Clans received a 5-star review from Foreword Clarion

A Meeting of Clans received a 5-star review from Readers' Favorite

A Meeting of Clans received a 5-star review from Indie Reader and received the "Indie Reader Approved" sticker

A Family of Strangers received a 5-star review from Foreword Clarion:

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