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Audio version of “Novak’s Mission”

I’m happy to announce that Robert McBride will narrate the audiobook version of “Novak’s Mission” when it is released in late August. Until his recent retirement, Robert was one of the top classical music hosts in public radio. He and I have worked together for nearly three decades, first at Oregon Public Broadcasting, then during […]

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New Book Novel

“Novak’s Mission” debuts in August

My third novel, Novak’s Mission, will be published in August. It’s a police procedural, but, like all my books, it’s a “mystery with a message.” It centers on the relationship between a retired Pittsburgh police detective who gets pulled back into action and his supportive wife, who serves as his sounding board and often asks […]

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Novel Process

Progress on third book

I’ve completed the second draft of my third novel, a so-far-untitled police procedural set in a borough of Pittsburgh. When launched, it will be the first in a series. The protagonist is a second-generation law enforcement officer of Slovakian parents. Karol Novak is recruited from retirement to lead a dysfunctional police department, typical of many […]

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Novel Tools

A new page collects both books

I have a new landing page, courtesy of Drafts2Digital, where you can view both of my currently published books. I welcome your comments. And thanks to fellow members of Pittsburgh South Writer’s Group, Ron Milanek, for pointing me the way through his Smashwords site.

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First draft of next book complete

This is National Novel Writing Month, thirty days in which writers around the world work to produce at least 50,000 words. I used it last year to produce the first draft of my second novel, Breaking News. Today, I’m happy to say, I completed the first draft of my third, as yet untitled novel, a […]