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The Oath

Military Writers Society of America Silver Medal Independent Press Award Military Fiction Bay Area Independent Publishers Association Book Award Best Fiction

Military Writers Society of America Silver Medal, Mystery/Thriller, 2017
Independent Press Award, Military Fiction, 2017
Bay Area Independent Publishers AwardBest Fiction, 2016

The Custer Conspiracy

Independent Press Award Distinguished Favorites for Thriller, 2017

Critique My Novel Fourth Place Winner

Kissed By The Snow

I entered this novel in a literary contest sponsored by Ink & Insights. On August 18, 2013, they notified me that my entry  was awarded fourth place. As the promoter so correctly pointed out, writers need feedback more than ever to help fix what needs fixing and to know where and when we are doing something right.

Chapter 1
San Francisco

Hartmann drummed his fingers on the desk, glancing quickly at the clock hanging on the opposite wall. Eight eleven. “Come on. Come on,” he shouted into the empty room. “Answer the god damn phone.”

“Federal Aviation Administration. Phil Cruz speaking,” the voice said.

Hartmann breathed a sigh of relief. “Mr. Cruz? This is Special Agent William Hartmann. FBI out of San Francisco. The Deputy Director of the FBI gave me your name. He said you were the only FAA person… Read More…

Critique My Novel - Amarillo, Texas