Retro Intro – Eamonn Shute

Digging through some old posts on older versions of this site (on different platforms) I came across this, reprinted in its entirety, unedited (other than formatting). Originally published on July 30th, 2009 Ladies and genuflects, I would like to introduce you to Mr. Eamonn Shute. An entirely fictional creation, living in Miami for the past eighteen months, …

De ja F*ck U

Now if I’m totally honest, when my employer told us all to go home last March (2020, of course), I didn’t mind one bit. We are a bit of an insular family, anyway. I got rid of my hour long commute, could barbecue some snags at lunch and got an extra hour sleep at night. …

Netgalley

This isn’t an advertisement for Netgalley, but it sure is going to sound like one. I have a publisher’s account at Netgalley. I give them a fair bit of money, and they present my book for review by readers, booksellers, libraries, and the like. You can join for free, as a reader, if you’d like. …

Reconstruction

Apparently there’s a WordPress Plug-in exploit that allows nefarious bastards to gain access to my site and change shit. Posts prior to a couple of posts ago have been disappeared. With prejudice. Fortunately, the way-back machine has archives of some of those posts, so over the next few weeks, or months, I’ll reinstate them. Stay …

Batteries Not Included

Just leaving this here for now… Coming in September. Sometime… Nick Harding is an idealistic Private Investigator, trying to eke out a living after a spectacularly boring career in the Financial Crimes Division of the Australian Federal Police. The very recent widow of the billionaire founder of Dvorak Kars — the first and only manufacturer …