Scary Stories around a Campfire!

Bring your YA kids

4 Mystery Authors get you in the mood

for Halloween

Platt Library
23600 Victory Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA  91367, United States

 Todes Schuld wins

the General Fiction Award

at the

2016 Amsterdam Book Festival

The Mask of Midnightwins

theCLUE Award

for First Place In the Category of  Suspense/Thriller Fiction

click here to learn more: Clue Award

April 29


Now Available !

The Dark Before Dawn and Deep into Dusk have been chosen to be featured selections and will be promoted to libraries and universities nationwide!  Read about it in the

Troubled homicide detective Gabriel McRay confronts his nemesis Victor Archwood at the killer’s trial. A surprise twist during the proceedings sets a course for Archwood to claim his ultimate revenge on the detective, whom he blames for ruining his life. In a trap that combines Archwood’s theatrical skills and criminal genius, Gabriel is forced to face his psychological demons once again and play a deadly cat and mouse game with a murderous opponent who will stop at nothing to achieve the detective’s total destruction. 

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California Writer's Club
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Todes Schuld (The Dark Before Dawn) is Random House (Germany)

Editor's Best Picks "Book of the Month"



of the 2016 Amsterdam Book Festival

General Fiction category

The Dark Before Dawn is chosen in Library Journal's

Best Books of 2015 self-e awards

And will be honored at the 2016 ALA!

Nov. 14


Visiting my Alma Mater UCLA by

talking to English Lit classes

Deep into Dusk will be featured on a final exam. Who knew!?

 To watch this year's TV interview click on the button

The Blanvalet/Random House German translation of Deep into Dusk

To be released March 2017

Oct. 29


This just in:

Click on the book to glimpse the German edition of

The Dark Before Dawn

Upcoming Release!

Assistance League Luncheon
Sportsman Lodge, Sherman Oaks, CA

Jan 14