Category Archives: What’s On My Mind

Praise for Matters of Doubt

Good reviews of my books are great, but hearing directly from readers is the best. Here’s an excerpt from a note I received the other day regarding my first book, Matters of Doubt… “Reading your book was effortless. I got … Continue reading

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NEVER LOOK DOWN available in September

The third book in the Cal Claxton Oregon mystery series is coming in September and I’m really excited!  Here’s some advanced praise for the book: “If you haven’t read Warren Easley, you should. Right now. In Never Look Down, the … Continue reading

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Stuff That Works

Our culture of consumerism has given us one thing for sure—lots of stuff. We’re awash in it. Stuff crams our closets and overflows ours attics, basements, and garages, and when we run out of storage space at home we turn … Continue reading

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There’s Something About the Light in Spring!

In the first three stanzas of her wonderful poem, “A Light Exists in Spring,” Emily Dickinson says, A Light exists in Spring Not present on the Year At any other period- When March is scarcely here A Color stands abroad … Continue reading

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Never Look Down Is Finished

While tagging a building at 3 A.M. in Portland, Oregon, sixteen-year-old Kelly Spence witnesses a brutal murder, but has reasons not to come forward.  The murderer is searching desperately for the young girl, who has runaway from an abusive foster … Continue reading

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Whose Point of View is This?

When I started writing the Cal Claxton mystery series, I had this vague notion of my protagonist, a burned out ex-prosecutor from L.A. who had moved to the Oregon wine country to start a one-man law practice in the aftermath … Continue reading

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No Sun? No Problem

Thanks to a slight tilt in the earth’s axis relative to the sun, winter is upon us in the Northwest. This means shorter days, many without any sun at all, many with very little sun, and precious few that are … Continue reading

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Score One for Science

Have you noticed yourself trending to the negative these days when it comes to the human race and the plight of the world? I certainly have. I mean, the news—whether it’s money and gridlock in politics, boots on the ground … Continue reading

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Praise for Dead Float

Here’s the front end of a review from Rambles.NET that just came in:  DEAD FLOAT is the best mystery I’ve read in a good, long time. It’s both compelling and satisfying. I recommend it to any mystery fan of any … Continue reading

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Do You Love Your Indie Book Store?

In case you haven’t noticed, the independent bookstores in this country are a highly endangered species.  They’re threatened by the digital revolution, a public that’s narrowing its attention span to 140 bytes, and a certain retailer who shall go unmentioned … Continue reading

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