Category Archives: Great Storms of the Chesapeake

Enter to win a copy of Great Storms of the Chesapeake!

If you are a Goodreads member, you can visit the site and enter to win a copy of my new book Great Storms of the Chesapeake. If you are not a member, it only takes a minute to join and … Continue reading

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Great Storms of the Chesapeake book cover!

Here’s a peek at the Great Storms of the Chesapeake Book cover. Featured on the front is a storm-tossed pier, with back cover images of an ice flood from 1904 and a beautiful painting by Calvert County artist Harry Richardson … Continue reading

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Unusual derecho storm swept across Chesapeake region

From Chapter 17 of Great Storms of the Chesapeake Derecho is a weather term one doesn’t hear much in the Chesapeake Bay region. But after the great wind storm of June 29, 2012, it’s a word no one will forget … Continue reading

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Finding good photos for history books is challenging

There’s something about finding good images for history books like GREAT STORMS OF THE CHESAPEAKE or DELMARVA LEGENDS AND LORE that requires a totally different thinking process from the actual writing and research for the writing. I find that writing … Continue reading

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Meteorologist Bernadette Woods plans to write introduction for Great Storms of the Chesapeake

I’m very excited to announce that Emmy Award-winning meteorologist Bernadette Woods has graciously accepted the invitation to write an introduction for GREAT STORMS OF THE CHESAPEAKE. Ms. Woods of Baltimore’s WJZ Channel 13 now has the (rough!) draft and is looking … Continue reading

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A Perilous Past, A Stormy Future

When it comes to predicting the future of storms on the Chesapeake Bay, one of the great question marks is climate change. In the pages of this book, there has been no shortage of gales, blizzards and hurricanes. Often, these … Continue reading

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