It’s Coming!

Black Rose Writing will be publishing What Lies Within. What is this book about? #Duty #Revenge #Murder #Horror "There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy." —Ambrose Bierce The system failed Tyler McDermitt. He and his brother have vowed to protect unfortunate youth from a similar fate—or at least make those responsible, …

Continue reading It’s Coming!

Book Review — Inferno by Dan Brown

Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4) by Dan Brown Robert Smith (TyCobbsTeeth)'s review March 14, 2017 bookshelves: owned-paperbacks Inferno sets up fast. The story starts from several directions. Characters are brought along nicely, developing as the story lines converge. Like most of the books in this series, I find I learned a lot about the location and …

Continue reading Book Review — Inferno by Dan Brown

Punchy Book Reviews

Punchy Book Reviews

I like to read concise book reviews that are specific and don't contain spoilers. Answer a few questions for me and be done. What did you like about the book; did you dislike anything? Be balanced. No book is all good or all bad. Tell me about the writing, the storyline, and characters. Were the …

Continue reading Punchy Book Reviews

What Lies!

I have some exciting updates! I completed What Lies Within, edited it, edited it, edited it (mowed, mulched, and raked), and then ran it through some beta-readers. It's ready 🙂 Last month I signed with an agent who I had been talking with for a while. It's a fantastic agency based in the U.K. and …

Continue reading What Lies!

Breaking Me In

It's been a week since my wife's fateful fall. If you have ever witnessed someone you love, experience excruciating pain, I sympathize with you. Being unable to prevent what happened and being helpless to repair the damage or ease the pain was one of my most difficult trials. Once the long hospital adventure was behind us, her situation was still painful …

Continue reading Breaking Me In

Breakfast is Severed – Part#5

David, an Information Technology Specialist for the Army’s 7th Signal Command reported to Telecommunications Operations Chief, Doug Richards. Chief Richards, as an Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 was responsible for all base systems and communications as well as support for all domestic Army units from corps to battalion. Under Chief Richards’s command, David was mandated …

Continue reading Breakfast is Severed – Part#5

BOOKS! Words Worth Quoting #12

“There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.” ― Diane Setterfield