“The Oath” Receives 2016 BAIPA Book Award for Fiction

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I was honored recently by having my novel, The Oath, awarded the 2016 Bay Area Independent Publishers Association (BAIPA) Book Award for Fiction.

Funny how this book business works: you get frustrated because it’s so damn hard to get your work recognized by anyone but your wife and kids (and even that is sometimes dicey – ha ha). And then you get a call from a well-known and well-respected publishers’ association saying they have given your work their highest fiction award. Continue reading

A Book is a Gift You Can Open Again and Again and Again

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A book is a cool present.
A personalized and autographed book is REALLY a cool … and unique … present.

Buy a copy for yourself or send it to a friend.  Free shipping anywhere in the USA. Those graduations and the holidays will be here before you know it.

Koller mixes history with current events in this crackling good thriller that’s surely Hollywood-bound!”Ed Addeo, 2016 Chaucer Award Winning Author

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THE CUSTER CONSPIRACY IS NOW IN PRINT

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I started writing The Custer Conspiracy after imagining what the consequences would be if it just so happened that George Custer faked his own death and was not killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Probably none at all. After all, that battle occurred 140 years ago. Who the heck today would even care? Continue reading

Custer says, “It didn’t happen that way.”

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What can I tell you? Secret papers supposedly written by George Custer have been found. They contend there was a “conspiracy” to kill him at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and somehow he thwarted that “conspiracy”. I know it sounds unbelievable, but you can read his story for yourself by following this link to Amazon. Continue reading

On June 25, 1876, George Custer was killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Or was he?

Tombstone of George Custer's brother
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** Image above is tombstone of Custer’s brother, Tom.

One hundred forty years ago, on June 25th, 1876 , Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and 210 troopers under his command were wiped out fighting the Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne at the Little Bighorn valley in southeastern Montana. To this day, the Battle of the Little Bighorn remains one of the most studied, publicized and controversial battles in American history.

Two years ago, on the anniversary of the battle, I stood on that hallowed ground. Continue reading