Quiet Trouble

(Todd, me and Tony, after a set, some gumbo, and a few Sierra Nevada Pale Ales) I thought I’d post a song that isn’t so political. This one was recorded in a hurry, but for the most part I like the way it came out. If I were going to change anything, it would be […]


Year of the Tiger

Waiting in my mailbox!

Books! From the UK! Check out the gold foil! Yes, it’s YEAR OF THE TIGER, aka ROCK PAPER TIGER. It’s a real kick seeing how different the US and the UK versions of the book are. The great folks at Harper did some really cool things with this version. I love the gold tiger on […]

Alpine Village

Venice Beach in February

I took this with the camera in my iPhone. It was even more gorgeous in real life…

GETAWAY is still a few months out…

But I already have some events scheduled! Specifically, my official launch party at Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach! But wait, there’s more! It’s also the Los Angeles launch party for Dana Fredsti’s first Ashley Parker novel, PLAGUE TOWN! The connection? You’ll just have to come to the party to find out… Next up, I will be […]

Friday Cat Blogging!

Sisters in Crime Panel, Thousand Oaks Library!

Sisters in Crime Panel, click here for deets! I’ll be at the Thousand Oaks Library this Saturday, Jan. 21, on a Sisters in Crime panel with fellow SinC authors Hannah Dennison, Jeri Westerson and Eric Stone. Should be a lot of fun, and yes, books will be for sale, and we’ll be signing them! Click […]

Goodbye 2011…Hello, 2012…

Here’s another song I wrote way back in, I dunno, 1990. It seems to suit the times we’re in now though… Tony Mandracchia on guitar, Todd Tatum on drums, Dana Fredsti on backup vocals and castanets, me singing lead and playing bass… All Falling Down