Monthly Archives: April 2015

A PLACE OF MAGIC

As my group of proofreaders and editorial helpers read through the first drafts of The Warlock , something very interesting happens: they all ask the same question. And that question concerns the town of Long Bell, where the events of The Warlock unfold. … Continue reading

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QUEEN OF THE BLACK COAST

Chapter 1: Conan joins the pirates Believe green buds awaken in the spring,  That autumn paints the leaves with somber fire;  Believe I held my heart inviolate  To lavish on one man my hot desire.                    The Song of Belît … Continue reading

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MY SECRET LIFE

    As a child, and into my early teens, I was frequently bullied at school. The reason? I was painfully shy, skinny, and insecure… and I was an easy target. After all, real men played rugby or football at … Continue reading

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HE STOOD BEHIND ME, AN AXE IN HIS HAND

One of my most powerful literary influences, early in my life, was a writer named Robert E. Howard. Many people have never even heard of him, and yet, in his own way, his influence on popular modern narrative is every … Continue reading

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EYE OF THE GODS

Here’s the prologue and first chapter of EYE OF THE GODS. Take a journey into the mystery and magic of the Ayacucho Andes in Peru… to a place where, according to local legend, the gods came to earth – leaving behind not only … Continue reading

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THE WARLOCK

Here’s an exclusive read for you: the prologue and first chapter of THE WARLOCK. Make yourself comfortable, and prepare to enter a mystical place where ancient sorcery still holds sway in the modern world.  Read on… and awaken the magic. PROLOGUE Egypt, … Continue reading

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