Katie and I, along with her friends Peter Novak and 50 Shades, will be making several stops on a swing through Pennsylvania, The Pittsburgh area will include stops at Clairton, the iconic Blue Flame Restaurant on Route 51, and the Jefferson Hills Library. Drop me a note for specifics.
We are busy planning for our book tour. Highlights will include a Reading and Signing at the Blue Flame Restaurant on Route 51 in Jefferson Hills, PA on Saturday, June 8, 2019, and a Reading and Signing at Jefferson Hills Library on Old Clairton Road on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Hope to see you there.
If you’re in hte vicinity of Western Pennsylvania,let it be known that Katie is coming, and she’s bringing her friends Three Lives of Peter Novak and 50 Shades of Grades. Times, dates, and locations are still being finalized but keep Saturday June 8 and Tuesday June 11 open.
My newest historical fiction novel, Katie’s Ladies, looks like it will be another hit. The book is a sequel to Three Lives of Peter Novak. The story begins with the death of her business partner. Katie is forced to take over the Clairton Savings and Loan as sole proprietor. The business under her direction continues […]
I grew up in a Clairton, PA, a suburb of Pittsburgh, 12 miles south on the Monongahela River. Clairton and surrounding communities were the settings of much of the book, Three Lives of Peter Novak. So it seemed logical to return to my roots for a book tour. My first of four planned presentations took […]
Soon I will leave for my book tour to the greater Pittsburgh area. Please see previous posts for dates and times. If you are in the Pittsburgh area this week I’d love to meet you and sign a book for you. Saturday Morning I’ll be at the Bethel Park Library I’ll be speaking on Writing […]
My first book, 50 Shades of Grades, My Journey Through Wacademia, begins in my hometown, Clairton, PA, situated on the Monongahela River, twelve miles upriver from Pittsburgh. My second book, an historical novel, Three Lives of Peter Novak, begins in Bosnia in 1889, travels across Europe, enters the U.S. through the port of Baltimore, and […]
It has been a busy time in author land. Both books, 50 Shades of Grades, My Journey Through Wacademia, and Three Lives of Peter Novak continue to sell well. We’re still hearing from readers who met us at the Santa Ana Arts and Literature Festival last month. This month we were privileged to participate in […]
I can remember when the quiet village of Henderson, NV was little more than a bedroom community that housed casino workers, the Time plant, and the city dump. The community was mocked and satirized with bumper stickers that claimed “Henderson Stinks” (a reference to the odiferous dump, especially when the wind blew in a westerly […]
We were honored to participate in the annual Boca de Oro Arts and Literature Festival in Santa Ana, California.Streets of tThe quaint village of Santa Ana are lined with beautiful homes in the Frank Lloyd Wright manner of Craft Homes. The 25-block downtown area is rife with historical buildings, bakeries, coffee shops, and restaurants. I […]
We are pleased to have been invited again to two local book and author events. March 18 at 11:30 we can be found at the Paseo Verde Library near the Green Valley Ranch in Henderson. The event: Join Henderson Libraries as we celebrate writers in our community! Meet a wide variety of local authors, as […]
A college chum from half a century ago helped me with content research of 50 Shades of Grades, My Journey Through Wacademia. She just completed reading Three Lives of Peter Novak, and wrote the following review. Thank you, Marilyn. “I have known the author for many years, though we only recently reconnected. Andy worked for […]