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Archive for April 2012

Hollywood Endings

Must thriller novels end on a happily-ever-after note? Or can authors follow a darker path? Along with several other authors, I considered those questions in an online roundtable hosted by International Thriller Writers. Here’s my take on how novels should end: Ernest Hemingway’s novel For Whom the Bell Tolls has stuck with me since I…

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Semper Fi, Katy Perry!

The video for Katy Perry’s new song “Part of Me” tells a cool little story about a woman who hits a low point, finds inner strength, and joins the Marines. As a country music fan, I’m not even supposed to know who Katy Perry is! But this video caught my eye because my new novel…

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Hell Above Earth (book review)

Just when we thought historians had recorded everything worth knowing about World War II comes Hell Above Earth: The Incredible True Story of an American WWII Bomber Commander and the Copilot Ordered to Kill Him. Stephen Frater has penned a riveting account of what has to be one of the strangest buddy stories of the…

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A Salute to Trace Adkins!

‘Til The Last Shot’s Fired A big salute to country singer Trace Adkins for his support for the Wounded Warrior Project! His song “‘Til The Last Shot’s Fired” will bring tears to your eyes.

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