Category Archives: books

A Kind Act on a Tough Day

  A woman who is having a tough day does a small kindness for an unknown stranger that causes ripples felt around the world. Kindness on a tough day May your days be filled with blessings. With love, Russ Photo … Continue reading

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A Romantic Experiment

My experiment with turning my books into audiobooks has been a great success. They’re already outselling all other formats except ebooks, even including the direct sales of my physical books at book events (which tend to do well themselves.) My … Continue reading

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Western Blogs and Book Reviews

  Scottharriswest.com My friend Scott Harris just highlighted my second western book on his blog. If you like westerns I highly recommend that you check out his site, and the books he’s written. I believe you’ll be glad you did! … Continue reading

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Saddled Up and Ridin’ the Trail

With the recent release of Desperate Journeys, Desperate Journeys my book of five suspenseful, action-packed crime stories, I have now saddled up and am ridin’ the trail of writing western stories that will be included in several books of western tales by … Continue reading

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Book Project & Events Updates

I’ve just sent the third story in my book of action and suspense crime dramas to Beta Readers. The story is “The Misunderstanding.” It’s about a family who enrages a violent psychopath when they accidentally take his suitcase instead of … Continue reading

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A Cool Accident

The colorful pattern you see above from two perspectives came out of my printer out of the blue (and red, yellow, green…). I don’t know why or how, but thought it was rally cool and decided to share it with … Continue reading

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Sunny Illustrations

My latest children’s picture book project is titled Sunny Saves the Day. It’s about a rambunctious puppy whose antics help a grumpy couple learn to laugh and smile. Jack Wiens has nearly completed all the illustrations, and Karen M. Smith completed … Continue reading

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