Aesthetic Versus Spiritual

November 30, 2009

Tags: Aesthetic vs. Spiritual

Over the course of many years, and in the course of many conversations, I've heard people refer to themselves as having "spiritual" experiences. Not being spiritual myself, I've often wondered what they meant by this. When I question them, "spiritual" people claim that "spiritual" experiences occur when they listen to Mozart, or view some (more…)

Another Great Headline

November 23, 2009

Tags: Great Headlines

From CNN, today: "Galileo's Fingers Found in Jar."

Apparently one of Galileo's teeth was in the jar as well.

Computer Problems

November 3, 2009

I would have long since added some more interviews and such, but I've been having computer and internet service provider problems that are so grotesque they verge on the comical. No one seems to know what the issue is, but the folks at my ISP and at the local Staples have been extraordinarily gracious (more…)

Selected Works

Nonfiction
“This book is, quite simply, remarkable journalism and remarkable writing.”
--Robert B. Parker
"Taut with suspense...crackles like a bestselling novel." -- Barry Reed, author of The Verdict
Fiction
"Susan Kelly's maiden mystery is fresh and free-spirited with lively characters, snappy dialogue...and a suspenseful plot." -- Washington Post
“Spinetingling... noteworthy... brings the horror of being a victim into sharp focus.”
--Publishers Weekly
“Thought-provoking... a gritty, bittersweet story with added depth and dimension.”
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"A page-turner with action and suspense." -- SSC Booknews
"A winner for fans of literate, witty mysteries." -- Tony Hillerman
"The Summertime Soldiers has love, sex, and murder and most of all, a heart." -- Boston Herald