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The Hal Spacejock Series (Teen/Adult)

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The PEACE FORCE Series (Adults/Teens 14+)

Meet Trainee Harriet Walsh of the Dismolle Peace Force

(April 2, 2018)

Harriet Walsh 1: Peace Force Harriet Walsh 2: Alpha Minor

The Hal Spacejock Series (Teens/Adults)

Hal Spacejock: one part Han Solo, one part Crocodile Dundee ... and ten parts incompetent.

All Hal Spacejock books are standalones, not sequels. Read them in the original order if you can, but it really doesn't matter. There are no cliffhangers between novels.

Hal Spacejock book 1 is available on Kobo and Kindle.
Hal Spacejock books 2-7 are currently available on Kindle Unlimited only, as a temporary experiment.
Hal Spacejock 8 (NEW RELEASE) available on Kobo and Kindle.

Hal Spacejock 1 Hal Spacejock 2: Second Course Hal Spacejock 3: Just Desserts Hal Spacejock 4: No Free Lunch Hal Spacejock 5: Baker's Dough Hal Spacejock 6: Safe Art Hal Spacejock 7: Big Bang Hal Spacejock 8: Double Trouble Omnibus One Cover Omnibus Two Cover

The Hal Junior Series (Ages 8-12)

And you thought Hal Spacejock was trouble ...

Hal Junior Cover Hal Junior Cover Hal Junior Cover

Other Titles

Collect One Two Cover

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My articles on writing and publishing, including

How to write a novel
How to get published
Recommended how-to books for writers

My simple recipes for busy people, including

Pad Thai
Chorizo Stew

Information on my novels and writing, including

The Hal Spacejock series (Teen/Adult)
The Hal Junior series (Readers aged 9-12)
My short fiction (Some freebies)