Tag Archives: City of the Saints


As you may know, my novel CITY OF THE SAINTS is an action adventure steampunk romp set in a steam-powered Kingdom of Deseret in the year 1859. Someday, I will revisit that specific setting. In the meantime, I’m happy to … Continue reading

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Bookshelf: Relic

I love alt-Westerns. David J. West’s COLD SLITHER is an example, a collection of pulp fiction in the vein of Manly Wade Wellman, featuring real-life mountain man and gunfighter Orrin Porter Rockwell. Another favorite is Aaron Michael Ritchey’s Juniper Wars … Continue reading

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Cap and Ball

This last Sunday I was in Denver and my friend Mario offered to take me shooting. He was too kind to say this, but I think he’d read some of my stories with cap and ball pistols in them (THE … Continue reading

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City of the Saints in the Humble Bundle!

The year is 1859. US Army agent Sam Clemens rides west in his amphibious steam-truck, the Jim Smiley. His mission is to get the unruly Kingdom of Deseret, with its air-ships and its rumored phlogiston guns, into the looming conflict … Continue reading

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Denver, Here I Come!

Denver, here I come! Look for me at Denver Comic Con this weekend. How will you know where to find me? I’ll be at the WordFire Press booth, as usual, and specifically, I’ll be standing front of the fantastic banner, … Continue reading

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Street Team

Okay, time to get serious. Wordfire Press is relaunching Rock Band Fights Evil, Crecheling, and City of the Saints this year — starting this spring.  And in a year, The Extraordinary Journeys of Clockwork Charlie will be out to the public, … Continue reading

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Wordfire Press

So, I’ve been working an exciting development in (relative) silence for a few months, and I think I can now share it. I’m going to stop being a self-published novelist. Nothing wrong with self-publication.  It’s been good for me, not in … Continue reading

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It’s been a long time coming, but City of the Saints is now available as an audiobook.  Get it at: Audible or Amazon or through the iTunes store (no link, you’ll have to find it yourself). Now, I’m posting this … Continue reading

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Because I Love You

Audiobook coming.  Very, very soon.

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Free Books!

Today and tomorrow (August 1 and 2), I’m at Salt City Steamfest, doing convention stuff.     To celebrate, today and tomorrow, I’m giving away free ebooks.  Liahona is part the first of City of the Saints, my western steampunk … Continue reading

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