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0 By David Healey “I’m a working-class kid from a generation that speaks in emojis,” says Ian Truman, a Montreal writer with a French accent who has been known to lapse from time to time into Franglais, a patois of … Continue reading
Maryland Public Television recently gave me a chance to talk about my favorite book from the Great American read list.
By David Healey Set in 1933, THE FAIRFAX INCIDENT by Terrence McCauley seems at first to be a traditional noir detective story with a Raymond Chandler-like vibe. However, it soon becomes apparent that Charlie Doherty is an evolved and nuanced … Continue reading
The beautiful and historic town of Ellicott City was devastated again by a flood on May 26, 2018. The Washington Post did an interesting historical piece to give the recent disaster some perspective. Above, a Harper’s Weekly illustration of the … Continue reading
The Canal Town Writers Conference sponsored by the Eastern Shore Writers Association will offer an opportunity for engaging with fellow writers and energizing your own writing in the beautiful setting of historic Chesapeake City, MD. Set for Saturday, September 22 … Continue reading
Published in The Big Thrill By David Healey Florida and crime fiction go together like windshields and bugs on a summer night while speeding down Alligator Alley. A good plot is like that oddly satisfying smack against the glass, leaving … Continue reading
By Kris Kielich email@example.com Though we look to fantasy to provide us with enthralling tales of heroism, most times, history provides us all the stories of action and heroes that we need. Such is the case with Chesapeake City author … Continue reading
The audiobook of Red Sniper narrated by Ray Bader is now available! Please click on the audiobook cover below to listen to the first chapter. A limited number of free ebooks are available. If you would like a free copy, … Continue reading
Whenever I need a bit of inspiration, or when I just feel like some serious procrastination, I tend to go on over to YouTube and watch a few movie trailers. Stirring music, exciting images … sometimes the trailers are better … Continue reading
An Engineered Injustice by William L. Myers Jr. Published in The Big Thrill 0 By David Healey Imagine riding Amtrak’s fastest train, the Acela. Inside, the seats are comfortable and the coaches are well appointed. This is no tired train … Continue reading