New Story: Stanny Couldn’t Make It

Larry Dahlke and I recorded this for The Missouri Review‘s Audio Contest. He plays the interviewer. I play actor Jack Renner, star of one of the worst movies of the 1960s, who tells the story of why a young, black actor couldn’t come to the premiere of a movie they’d done together. I think it turned… Continue reading New Story: Stanny Couldn’t Make It

Summer Of Long Knives Kindle Edition Is Free Through November 14th

So we did this with Dismantle the Sun because it was my birthday. Now we’re doing it with Summer of Long Knives because…well…actually it’s part of a larger promotion by my publisher. Anyway, you can get the book free on your kindle until November 14th. Or you could always buy the paperback from Amazon or your book dealer… Continue reading Summer Of Long Knives Kindle Edition Is Free Through November 14th

Summer of Long Knives Blog Tour Wrapup

So the last review is in, this one coming from Musings of a Bookish Kitty: Overall, I quite enjoyed Jim Snowden’s The Summer of Long Knives. There is nothing light about this mystery thriller.  It is very dark, and well it should be given the time period and place in our history. I was swept up in Rolf’s… Continue reading Summer of Long Knives Blog Tour Wrapup

You Won’t Be Talking To Me, But It’s An Incredible Simulation

Actually, the interview I did with Omnimysterynews is better than a conversation with me. I don’t digress as much. You know, come to think of it, I was thinking about my penchant for digression the other day. I was on my way to the grocery store to buy a gallon of milk because we were low… Continue reading You Won’t Be Talking To Me, But It’s An Incredible Simulation

Summer of Long Knives Can Be Had For Less Than A Dollar This Week

My publisher, Booktrope, has put the ebook versions of Summer of Long Knives on sale this week for 99 cents. My reviewers have taken to calling me a “magician with words” lately, and this is a cheap and easy chance to find out why. Just follow the links below: iBooks Amazon Kindle Barnes and Noble Nook… Continue reading Summer of Long Knives Can Be Had For Less Than A Dollar This Week

Was Rolf Wundt’s Quest For Justice in Nazi Germany Doomed From the Start?

That’s the subject of last night’s Twitter chat with JZ Bingham. If you’d like to join these Twitter chats live, keep your eyes open Tuesday evenings at 8pm Pacific time. //storify.com/snowdenlit/summer-of-long-knives-chat-10-15-2013/embed//storify.com/snowdenlit/summer-of-long-knives-chat-10-15-2013.js[View the story “Summer of Long Knives Chat 10/15/2013” on Storify]