Category Archives: fiction

“There are More Important Things than Living.”

In this time of pandemic, it seems curiously appropriate to re-open a blog that began with books set during the Black Death.  When the Lt. Governor of Texas, Dan Patrick, in pushing to relax guidelines about social distancing and reopen … Continue reading

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Looking Behind: Re-booting a Fantasy (or a fantasy re-boot?)

Hey, E. C., haven’t heard from you in a while–what are you working on? I am excited to announce that I’ll have two books coming out this summer! When Elisha Daemon came out last year, I was thrilled to finally … Continue reading

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Elisha Daemon Launch Day!

Today’s the day! Not only is this the launch for Elisha Daemon, but this book is the final volume in the series!  If you’ve been waiting to get all five books in hand before you read, it’s time to start. … Continue reading

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Guest Author Amy Rogers Launches Science Thriller THE HAN AGENT

Back when I was launching ELISHA BARBER, I reached out to some other authors who combine medical information and historical research with adventurous plots.  One of them is Amy Rogers, whose latest novel, THE HAN AGENT, has just launched! Here’s … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Elisha Daemon!

Coming February 6, 2018, the fifth and final volume of the Dark Apostle!  Check it out: Just as Elisha thinks he might defeat his enemies, they unleash two terrible weapons:  the holy woman who used to love him, and the … Continue reading

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Free Fiction: The Mongol’s Coffin, Chapter one

Curious about my thriller novel, Bone Guard One:  The Mongol’s Coffin?  Here’s chapter one for your enjoyment! CHAPTER ONE Provincial Museum Nr Mazar i-Sharif, Afghanistan Grant Casey dove behind the nearest statue, a huge sandstone lion with wings and curly … Continue reading

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The Mongol’s Coffin: Start of a new Adventure series

I am excited to announce the release of my first international thriller novel, based on my research into Mongolian history.  Don’t worry, fantasy fans, there will be an epic fantasy novel exploring Mongolia and China as well. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Friday the 13th with the Knights Templar!

So, today is Friday the Thirteenth, a day which apparently over 21 million Americans still fear.  There are numerous explanations for this concern about the date (I actually wrote a paper about this back in junior high, when I was … Continue reading

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Elisha Mancer cover reveal!

Yes, it’s finally here–the day I can share the amazing new cover art, by Cliff Nielsen, for Elisha Mancer, book 4 in my Dark Apostle series.  This volume takes Elisha to the Continent to track down his enemies before they … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Jews in China

Continuing my inadvertent series about surprising cultural connections (and my ruminations on the fact that history so often repeats itself), I recently came across this article in the New York Times about the clampdown on public practice of Judaism in … Continue reading

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