Fractured Fragment Friday: Cats of War III Collection Promotion, with “Imperial Imperilment”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Cats of War III Collection Promotion, with “Imperial Imperilment”

It’s official! Cats of War III (my third Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire collection) is ready for its July 8th release date. So this Fractured Fragment Friday, we’ll visit the eighth story in the series (and the first in the collection) – “Imperial Imperilment.” Here’s the Blurb Lord Phylo and his Canine Armada have … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Can Aaron Walker Save His Town from Their Alien Overlords by “Riding the Devil”?
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Can Aaron Walker Save His Town from Their Alien Overlords by “Riding the Devil”?

“Riding the Devil” is a science fiction / fantasy story with a western steampunk flavor. The story’s seed was a dream my significant one shared with me, saying “you should write a story from this.” Of course, what I wrote bore no resemblance to her dream as far as she’s concerned (no matter how much … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Egomaniacal Food Critic Meets His Match and Is Treated to the Revenge of “A Dish Best Served”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Egomaniacal Food Critic Meets His Match and Is Treated to the Revenge of “A Dish Best Served”

“A Dish Best Served” started simply with a desire to use a multi-course meal as the vehicle for a story. I started writing with the critic vs. chef theme, and the rest of the story came out of the pen on its own (or with the help of my favorite Poe story, “A Cask of … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Murder, Catnapping, and Intrigue – All Under the Cloak of “Imperial Purrogative”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Murder, Catnapping, and Intrigue – All Under the Cloak of “Imperial Purrogative”

“Imperial Purrogative” is the FIFTH Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire tale. It was time to revisit the Rotter Dame, and bring justice to the as yet undiscovered conspirators who had enabled the Rotters to return to Ramses in “Cat and Mouse.” The story introduces a new, recurring character in the mysterious Lynx, as well … Continue reading