Category Archives: Northwest Tales

The Fireboat Leschi

Sometimes being a writer of thriller novels causes you to go places and do things you might otherwise never think of. Like the other day when background research for my novel about an earthquake and tsunami in Seattle led me … Continue reading

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A Ride In My Uncle’s Warplane!

I hadn’t guessed that I would not only see, but fly in the aircraft that’s central to my novel about Uncle Herb’s exploits, heroism, and tragic crash-landing on a jungle island. Continue reading

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Moving and Shaking

The more I research my story, “Earthquake—Seattle!” the more I realize we could have a pretty nasty shakeup around here. Continue reading

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Earthquake Warning

I’d like to tell you all about my Seattle Earthquake story, but I haven’t written the final details yet. So, who falls from a crumbling building, or who gets swallowed up by a giant crack in the ground, hasn’t quite been figured out yet. Continue reading

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2017—Pressing The Reset Button

I have put my home state through some major changes that actually COULD happen. But Nature has the power to heal the land and restore the world-renowned beauty of the place. Conveniently, as an author I can just hit the Reset Button. Continue reading

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My Appearance at the Burien Library Saturday

Come on down to the Burien Library and grab a copy or two of my thriller novels, personally autographed by me. And maybe a couple of spares as holiday gifts? Continue reading

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Trump Blames Hillary For Volcanic Eruption

Now might be a good time to grab a copy of RAINIER ERUPTS! and escape the debates, name calling, and blather, and immerse yourself in a great big natural disaster story. Continue reading

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Know of a good asteroid impact site?

Where would you like to see an asteroid or comet impact the earth? Win a free ebook if your idea is the best! Continue reading

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Songs of Joy

The parijee songs are awesome soaring flute concertos in the forest canopy. The Douglas squirrels chirp and chitter in counterpoint, often timing their calls to those of the parijees. Enchanting. Continue reading

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The Duwamish In Me

Like Duwamish Tribe members of ancient times, I am one of those people whose earliest childhood memories are of playing beside their river. Continue reading

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