Category Archives: Book Review

Historical Novel Society Reviews of The Iron Horse Chronicles

The Historical Novel Society recently reviewed Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two. Quote: “The author’s descriptions of this early chapter of the transcontinental railroad are engaging and well researched. The young characters in his novel are believable for the historical … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

As the author of The Iron Horse Chronicles, I wish all of my readers a Happy New Year. 2015 was a successful year for me as a writer. Eagle Talons, the first book in my trilogy about the quest of a young … Continue reading

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Eagle Talons Reviewed in Railroad History Magazine

The following excerpt is from a book review of Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles—Book One, that appeared in the Fall-Winter 2015 issue of Railroad History, the official magazine of The Railway and Locomotive Historical Society, of which I am … Continue reading

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Bear Claws at Western Fiction Review

Western Fiction Review posted a review of Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two, on September 3, 2015. Steve M. (that’s all the name he goes by) regularly reviews new western novels for his blog, which originates in the UK. … Continue reading

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Bear Claws Review by Project Mayhem

Project Mayhem, a blog dedicated to “The Manic Minds of Middle Grade Writers,” posted a review on September 3, 2015, of Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two. Paul Greci, author of Surviving Bear Island, and a regular contributor to Project Mayhem, wrote the … Continue reading

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[media-credit name=”ENC Graphic Services” align=”alignleft” width=”194″][/media-credit] I received the Advance Reading Copy of Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two on July 10th. Since then, I have been busy proofreading the “galley” with the help of family members and friends. … Continue reading

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Ian’s Outstanding Book Report

Ian is eleven years old, and this spring he completed the fifth grade at Running Springs Elementary School in Anaheim, California. Ian’s teacher gave his class an assignment to prepare a book report on a historical novel. Ian chose Eagle Talons, The … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble Book Signing for Eagle Talons

[media-credit id=1 align=”alignleft” width=”194″][/media-credit] I will sign copies of Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One, at Barnes & Noble, 567 N. Stephanie St., Henderson, Nevada, between 1 and 3 PM on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The Las Vegas Review-Journal announced the … Continue reading

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Roundup Magazine Reviews Eagle Talons

Roundup Magazine reviewed Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One, in its February 2015 issue. Roundup is published bi-monthly by Western Writers of America to “provide a forum on issues that pertain to Western literature, in general, and Western Writers … Continue reading

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Eagle Talons Recognized in Preditors & Editors 2014 Poll

Preditors & Editors website has announced that Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One, has tied for seventeenth place in the Young Adult category for books published in 2014. No, the first word is not a misspelling, it’s a play … Continue reading

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