Justice Gone Awry

A recent event here in Palm Beach County, Florida, echoes – in reverse – the injustice meted out to the main character in my book Murder in Palm Beach by a judicial system that sometimes functions more as a good ol’ boy network than an arbiter of justice. I refer to a...

Book It!

The deed is done. I have a publishing contract for my new novel, tentatively titled BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS. I suspect it will stick – the title, I mean, not the blood. Well, actually, the blood … Okay, that’s enough. Don’t want to give away the plot. What I will say is...

The Real Thing

Remember that 1970s TV show To Tell the Truth, hosted by Garry Moore? He would recite a biography, and a panel questioned three contestants, two of them impostors and one the owner of the biography. The panelists would guess which of the three was authentic. Then...

Bob’s 2018 Christmas Letter

BOB’S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS EPISTLE Dear Family, Friends, Citizens, Lend me your ears. Mine have not been serving me all that well lately. And I don’t think wax is the culprit. More like the din emanating from the U.S. Capitol and reverberating throughout the land. Okay,...

A Bloody Quandary

After a long period of newsletter inaction, your not-so-faithful scribe is back in the business of the written word. The drought was precipitated (that seems like a paradox; I actually saw a pair o’ docks where the water line was quite low) by a lengthy, exasperating...