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SET IN 1908-1910 SAN FRANCISCO, THE MAXWELL VENDETTA AND THE SECOND VENDETTA DESCRIBE A FAMILY’S STRUGGLE AGAINST A MARAUDER INTENT ON DESTROYING EVERY TRACE OF THEM AND THEIR LEGACY.

WITH THE E-BOOK AT JUST $2.99, AND  THE PAPERBACK AT $10.99 (2ND VENDETTA ONLY) THIS IS ONE OF THE GREATEST BARGAINS IN LITERARY HISTORY. JUST CLICK ON A COVER IMAGE TO BUY IMMEDIATELY.

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THE MAXWELL VENDETTA

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THE SECOND VENDETTA

 

comprise two volumes of a trilogy of historical thrillers set in 19th and early twentieth century San Francisco and the Sierra Nevada. The third, entitled BONITA is nearing completion and will appear in due time. For a peek inside the covers of all three, click right here:  COMING ATTRACTIONS

BOY, SNOW, BIRD PLUS FAMILY AND FRIENDS

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I’ve been on an African kick lately, as has the publishing industry, apparently. From Americanah to Half of a Yellow Sun to We Need New Names To TWhen The Crocodile Eats The Sun, it’s  a surprising accumulation of literary excellence. … Continue reading

THREE MORE BY ELMORE

Back to my addiction. I now officially declare that Elmore matches or surpasses Louis L’Amour in the western genre. Here are three reasons why: The Bounty Hunters, Valdez is Coming,Gunsights:           The Bounty Hunters is not about … Continue reading

LIFE IN THE SECOND PERSON

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So you decide pick a book or two off a must-read list of 25, and one of them is Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney and you open it up to find that it’s a first person narrator writing in … Continue reading

THE DANGERS OF DIALECT

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I made the mistake of picking a couple of novels off a “You need to read these” list of 25. One of them was Irvine Welsh‘s Trainspotting. Set in Glasgow, a city of about 600, 000 in a country of about 5.5 … Continue reading

RISING AND SETTING OF A YELLOW SUN

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Chimamanda Ngoze Adiche sets her Half of a Yellow Sun in the midst of a war of secession as Biafra and her Igbo people try to separate themselves from Nigerian persecution and tyranny. The title image refers to the figure on … Continue reading