From time to time, I’m made interesting offers. A little while ago, the San Jose Mercury News wanted to see … More The Great Escape Room Escape
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I’ve just finished reading the late Brian Garfield’s short story collection, SUSPENDED SENTENCES. In the introduction, he thanks Ed Gorman … More Ed Gorman–A Thank You
It’s my birthday today…but I have a gift for you with the release of my short story collection, FAST CRIMES. … More NEW BOOK RELEASE: FAST CRIMES
Similarly to Kobo, a bunch of my ebooks and audiobooks are now on iTunes. I must admit I feel like … More iTunes & Me
My ebooks are now appearing on Kobo (my English and French titles). Essentially, they’re a competitor to Kindle and Nook. … More Kobo and Me
I’m going to be at this year’s Left Coast Crime convention held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada!! This is my … More Left Coast Crime Vancouver
I’ve got something fast and dirty for you in the guise of a short story collection, FAST CRIMES. I made … More FAST CRIMES Is Coming…
My frustrated DJ self emerges yet again for a playlist for my the latest Aidy Westlake book, HALF-INCHED. The playlist … More A Playlist For Aidy Westlake & HALF-INCHED
I thought I’d share some fast facts about my latest Aidy Westlake adventure, HALF-INCHED. 1. “Half-Inched” is cockney rhyming slang … More FUN FACTS About HALF-INCHED
Merry Christmas, everyone!! Aidy Westlake is your Xmas gift!! Aidy and the boys are back. The full-time racecar driver and … More New Book: HALF-INCHED Lands This Christmas
It’s that time of year, so if you’re looking to give a book for Christmas and you’re going to make … More Stocking Stuffers!
As many of you know, Julie and I rescue and foster animals. The animals were tend to adopt tend to … More A Book For Gordo
In addition to Amazon, a number of my ebooks are now available on Kobo, Nook and iTunes. The titles available … More New Books
Aidy Westlake is back!! The full-time racecar driver and part-time investigator returns in HALF-INCHED. Again, Aidy and his crew are … More NEW BOOK: HALF-INCHED
Connie Jasperson interviewed me about my plotting techniques after attending my writing workshop at the Southwest Washington Writers Conference. You … More Simon On Plotting
I am emceeing Danville Ladies Club’s BOOK ALIVE event next week. If you’re local, check out the flyer. ALL the … More Books Alive!!
I’m on a mini book tour this September. I’ll be traveling around Washington for a few events and I hope … More Washington State Mini Tour–This Week!
I moved to the US 20 years ago this week. Doesn’t seem that long ago. It’s been hard at times, … More 20 Years In America
There’s a 2nd edition of La Ragazza Senza Passato (The Italian version of THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY) from Newton Compton … More La Ragazza Senza Passato
I’m on a mini book tour this September. I’ll be traveling around Washington for a few events and I hope … More Washington State Mini Book Tour
Acclaimed Science Fiction writer, Harlan Ellison, died last week. He was a legend for two reasons–his writing and abrasive personality. … More Harlan Ellison & Me
Please enjoy this “Shelfie” as it represents twenty years of writing (although not twenty years of being published). It does … More The Shelf Life
Longtime followers know that I select a charity to support each year and I usually drag you all into the … More Charity Pledge For 2018: Susan G. Komen