Texas Badass

I told folks in Piedras Rojas that I’d driven south from Minnesota with a snow shovel tied to the trunk of my beater Chevy and settled in a town where nobody recognized its purpose. I’d buried my mom the month before I left St. Paul. When my father died, she just gave up. With winter…

Dreams and Aurora

(Author’s Note: Jane and I lived four magical years in Brazil. At the time, inflation ran hot, reaching a peak of 80% per month. Brazilians joked that a taxi was cheaper than a bus because you paid at the end of the ride. “Dreams of Aurora,” was inspired by our time in Brazil, first published…

Book Review: Appointment with ISIL

Appointment with ISIL, an Anthony Provati Thriller A simple flirtation will become a hair-raising race against death, secret agendas, black market deals and a possible showdown with a militant terrorist group in a quest to prevent the death and destruction of millions. Maybe next time Anthony Provati will keep his sexual appetite under control or…