Suspense

Why Loose Ends and What's Beyond

Lots of times when I talk with others about my writing, I often get questions related to my reasons for writing. Usually, I talk about the themes and the way they sprang organically from the characters. Sometimes, I talk about the characters and how I couldn’t leave them alone. I follow that pattern with the ...continue reading

All the Reason for Revenge - Maybe

Blogger’s Note: Today, you’ll hear from the antagonist of Loose Ends, Hashim al-Hashim. His story begins long before that when he and Alex crossed paths in Orb Web. You may think I have always been a cold-hearted killer. Not true, my friend. Not true at all. I lived what you might call a normal life. ...continue reading

Alex and the Code

Blogger's Note: For the next three weeks, I'll be blogging about the main characters in the novel Loose Ends. First up is Alex Thornton. Learn what's happened since Panama Deception, especially the code that she swears is her protection. Wait. I’m supposed to tell everyone what I’ve been up to since Panama Deception? Not a ...continue reading

As a reader, have you ever read a book and wondered why a character acted a certain way? Or what happened in their past to drive them in a certain direction? I certainly have. As a writer, I’ll drop in bits and pieces of a character’s past in such a way that by the end ...continue reading

Tori's Little Secret

Blogger’s Note:  Today, you’ll hear from Doctor Tori Walters, a plastic surgeon onboard the South African ship Peacemaker, as she tells you a little bit about herself. I’ve never had one of these interviews before where you say I’m to play a role in Operation Peacemaker.  Well, if you say so.  Honestly, I think my ...continue reading