I'm happy to report that reaction from readers has been excellent for my new book, Windigo Moon, from Blank Slate Press/Amphorae Publishing.

  Comments: "couldn't put it down," "wish it would never end," "loved the ending..."  Thank you readers!

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  Thanks for stopping by. This website offers a bit about my books and what's new, including:
- My new novel, Windigo Moon
- Planet Backpacker
- Biking Northern Michigan
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Coming soon: "Bicycle Hobo," a thriller of revenge on the road. It's "Moby Dick" re-imagined as a cyclist driven to despair by the death of his wife hunts her killer cross-country.

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Windigo Moon

Fall Book Tour:  I've been on a roll this fall, literally, camping in a van and speaking at book stores and libraries across Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota in support of "Windigo Moon."

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