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The Widows 0

The Widows: A Damned Good Mystery–and More

The Widows is a damned good mystery well told. But it is so much more. If you’re a fan of detective novels, you’re going to love this book, never mind that it’s an historical...

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The Grouse That Roared

The Grouse That Roared I have this fantastic idea for a book that I would like to pitch to New York publishers, but I thought I’d try it out here first. Let me know...

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The Lessons of Dayton

The Lessons of Dayton New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has recycled a two-year-old column in the wake of the El Paso and Dayton mass murders in which he points out the unsurprising correlation between gun...

Nogoland rescue 0

Downsized, Disconnected: A Smaller Military at Work

Downsized, Disconnected: A Smaller Military at Work We were herded from the rooftop of the American Embassy in the West African Republic of Nogoland. Gun smoke and dust filled the air as I approached...

Bullets 0

Storms in the Dead of Night

Storms in the Dead of Night FORT BRAGG, N.C. – It’s the dead of night and we’re standing in a flatbed truck in the middle of a thunderstorm watching tracer fire streak past us...

Big Stick 0

Aboard a City at Sea

Aboard a City at Sea They call it a COD. It’s a noisy, smelly, albatross of an airplane the Navy uses to shuttle cargo and sailors from shore to aircraft carriers at sea. On...

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NORAD Keeps Eye on the Sky

NORAD Keeps Eye on the Sky COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – We were deep inside Cheyenne Mountain, buried beneath thousands of feet of solid granite designed to protect us from nuclear holocaust.NORAD Keeps Eye on...

TV Spy 0

Big Brother is Watching. His Name is Samba

Big Brother is Watching. His Name is Samba You’re in your living room minding your own business, watching Love It or List It on your smart TV. You think you’re alone, but you’re not. Inside...