Fractured Fragment Friday: Detective Jimmy Delaney Discovers What’s Not Good for Someone Experiencing “Hard Times”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Detective Jimmy Delaney Discovers What’s Not Good for Someone Experiencing “Hard Times”

This week’s Fractured Fragment is from “Hard Times” – the sixth Detective Jimmy Delaney story. “Hard Times” started by seeing too many commercials with women in blue dresses warning me to see a doctor if it lasts more than four hours (the things you see advertised on television now; why, when I was a kid…) … Continue reading

Detective Jimmy Delaney is Fired, Then Framed for Murder in “Mixed Signals”
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Detective Jimmy Delaney is Fired, Then Framed for Murder in “Mixed Signals”

This week we visit the second of my Detective Jimmy Delaney stories: “Mixed Signals.” As I’ve said before, I never intended to write a SERIES of Detective Jimmy Delaney stories. I had written “In a Flash” as a standalone short story. I expected it to remain that way, but something about Jimmy just stuck with … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: What Challenges Will Our Hero Face Now That the “Cats Out of the Bag”?
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Fractured Fragment Friday: What Challenges Will Our Hero Face Now That the “Cats Out of the Bag”?

Time for the sixth story in the Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire series. “Cats Out of the Bag” combined the final return of the Lost Baastards (the routed fleet from “Nipped in the Butt”), the escape of the exiled Empress Isabella, and the return of The Lynx with the introduction a new and powerful … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: A Simple Diplomatic Mission Leaves Herc Tom a Victim of “Baastard’s Revenge”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: A Simple Diplomatic Mission Leaves Herc Tom a Victim of “Baastard’s Revenge”

“Baastard’s Revenge” is the FOURTH Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire tale. The devious cats of Baast don’t view our hero with fondness – Herc Tom has single-handedly (well, at least he thinks so) thwarted their last two attempts to defeat the Empire (in “Purr Mission” and “Nipped in the Butt”.) “Baastard’s Revenge” was an … Continue reading

“Copy Cat” Release Day!
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“Copy Cat” Release Day!

Today is the release day for “Copy Cat”, the eleventh of my tales of Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire.  The eBook is currently available for a reduced promotional price during the release weekend at several online retailers, including, but not limited to: Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1077881?ref=NoTimeToThink   Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w?ean=2940162279877 Amazon:  https://amzn.to/3fH9cYM Honest ratings and … Continue reading