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 […]
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 […]
Three Lives of Peter Novak continues to sell well and get rave reviews. The book is being shopped as a possible movie or TV segment. Fingers crossed. Katie’s Ladies continues to move toward completion. See the updated first 1,000 words in the previous post. Summary: Katie and Albert Lhormor’s business thrives, making Katie one of […]
Peter Novak is a fictitious character. In the novel he spends much of his adult life in Clairton, Pennsylvania, a steel mill town on the Monongahela River. Peter and the other characters in the book are imaginary, but the City of Clairton is a real city that housed steel mills and coke plants. In the […]
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 […]