The year is 1919. Men are returning from the “War to End All Wars.” Women are still fighting the war for equality in the voting booths. A handful of Western states allow women the vote; Utah and Wyoming among them. But on a national scale, Suffragettes, as they call themselves, are staging events in hopes […]
Katie’s Ladies is doing a soft launch on Amazon.com, BarnesandNobel.com and traditional outlets. She is available in paperback print edition and Kindle ebook version. Purchase on this site will be available soon.
Three Lives of Peter Novak was so successful, we had to do a sequel. What has happened since we last saw Peter and Katie? Well, they had a couple of kids and the Clairton Savings and Loan business continued to thrive. As we look in on the couple we see happiness, joy and solitude interrupted […]
I watched The Music Man on television the other day, and while I did not grow up in Iowa, and certainly not during the time-period in the movie, it made me reflect on my own experiences decades ago, the 1950s, in the mill town of Clairton, Pennsylvania. Clairton’s mill was referred to as “Coke Works,” […]
Snippet Prologue – Tainted “It is best not to exist at all.” H P Lovecraft Albert staggered out of the jailhouse, leaving behind several friends still wallowing in the stinking, urine-splattered box that had been his Hell for what seemed like forever. Friends from the underground community had put up his bail, but not before […]