Revised 2017- A Gathering Darkness

It begins with a boy searching for his father, a father missing these last two and a half years.  It continues with a man living his life one day at a time about to marry his best friend and the love of his life.  Somewhere along the line the two meet, this boy and this…

Heir of Nostalgia- Update

Another bit of good news, not only is A Gathering Darkness -Book One of the Valerian Cycle- being translated into Italian (Book Release scheduled for May 2017) but now another development- A Gathering Darkness is also being translated into Spanish (and is also slated for a 2017 release.) Awesome news- it’s like Christmas come early! …

Loose ends- and a Contest!

Couple of things- First of all, thank you for taking the opportunity to download A Gathering Darkness, Book One of the Valerian Saga.  If you love the idea of modern day adventure mixed with just a touch of magic and mystery, then this book is for you.  BUT did you know, Book Two is out…

Q&A Tag- My Turn too…

A good writing friend of mine posted this on his Blog site The Writing Fisherman: Jason A. Meuschke, thank you for the opportunity to chime in… One Response to Q&A Tag, My Turn  S.M.Muse says: October 25, 2016 at 2:44 PM Thanks Jason, for this opportunity… 1. Cookies or Cake? (your choice of flavors) Cake… let…

A Gathering Darkness- Valerian Cycle Book One

Two years ago Phillip came to New York to find his father.  Since then he’s been living on the streets, surviving hand to mouth, and constantly looking over his shoulder.  Danger exists everywhere, around every street corner, lurking down every dark alley.  Why?  Because he’s not the only one looking. This is what happens when…

October Surprise!

It’s free… that’s right, you heard me.  Discovered this morning that ‘A Gathering Darkness‘, the first book in the Valerian Cycle is being offered in eBook edition, for FREE! from the folks at Amazon. That’s $0.00 folks- it don’t get much better than this.  Better grab what you can before this deal ends!  (Also, I’d…

Not my words, those belong to Fall Out Boys– but fitting nonetheless… Some legends are told Some turn to dust or to gold But you will remember me Remember me for centuries

Great Turnout- Book signing @ Hastings

Some pics from this weekends Book signing at Hastings Books, Warrensburg Missouri.  Great turnout.  Loved seeing everyone who attended.  Humbled to be in the presence of so many great authors such as G. A. Edwards, Stephanie Flint, Christine Gilbert, Mary-Lane Kamberg, R.M. Kinder, R.L. Naquin, Debbie Noland, Thaddeus Nowak, W.L. Ripley, Stan. C. Smith, Alfie…

Book Signing- Hastings Bookstore

Reminder: I, along with other local and area authors will be signing books this Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at Hastings Book Store in Warrensburg Missouri from 4-6 PM.  Can’t wait to see you there.  Make sure to stop by and say Hello! What: Book Signing.  A chance to meet me and other local & area…

Heir of Nostalgia- Chapter Zero

Heir of Nostalgia- A Gathering Darkness Present Day… Can’t stop shaking, no matter how hard I try– The air around me cloying, buzzing, twisting in the night.  Scythes of light slice darkness, illuminating madness and chaos.  Death has been here, rendered much here. Prospered here.. Someone sobs behind me.  Stones scatter and clack. They are…