An Unlikely Hero

Cover Reveal: An Unlikely Hero

January 17, 2021 dkeener 0

This is the new, rebranded, retitled cover for the novelette I originally published in 2017 as “The Good Book.” It’s a surprisingly fun and uplifting story about a man who thinks he has nothing left to live for until a Magic Book with a bad attitude changes his mind. Sales […]

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New Release: Black Market

December 31, 2020 dkeener 0

Just in time for the new year, the Black Market anthology is available in ebook and trade paperback from Amazon (with hardcover to follow shortly). As you might expect from the title, each story has to feature a black market in some significant fashion. The tagline for the book is: […]

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Chess Quotes in “The Rooftop Game”

December 12, 2020 dkeener 0

My novelette, The Rooftop Game, features a life-and-death struggle for survival on the rooftop of a castle tower. When the castle is overrun by enemies bent on killing the king’s family, Royal Bodyguard Lydio Malik takes refuge on the roof of the castle’s tallest tower with the infant Princess Analisa. […]

Coming Soon

Coming Soon (Lockdown Edition)

March 30, 2020 dkeener 0

Welcome to the Lockdown edition of my irregularly scheduled Coming Soon feature. I’ve been a little preoccupied lately, as I’m sure everybody else has, too. Like millions of other people, I’m in lockdown thanks to the Coronavirus Pandemic. And especially careful because my wife is one of those “at risk” […]

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Fantastic Defenders: Hardcover Preview

February 16, 2020 dkeener 0

There’s a hardcover of my anthology, Fantastic Defenders, coming out in March. The anthology was edited by myself and Donna Royston, and was published in mid-2017 in the trade paperback and ebook formats. It’s sold well enough that Tannhauser Press is coming out with a hardcover edition. So, above, you’ll see a preview […]

The Whispering Voice

The Whispering Voice

December 2, 2019 dkeener 0

My new book, The Whispering Voice has just been published. It’s available on Amazon in both ebook and paperback formats. The ebook is selling at the introductory price of just $0.99, while the paperback sells for $7.99. Here’s the blurb for my new book: Rob a Bank, or Else… Anna […]

Coming Soon

Coming Soon

July 4, 2019 dkeener 0

Well, I’ve been a little preoccupied lately. The New Day Job has been keeping me pretty busy, so I’m a little behind on both my blog updates and my publishing schedule. Nevertheless, I have a whole load of stuff going on. So, here goes… I’m finishing up my edits for […]

Proof for "The Curator"

Received Proof Copy of “The Curator”

December 9, 2018 dkeener 0

The proof of The Curator, the new anthology from the Hourlings Writing Group, arrived today just hours after the meeting. I really wanted to show it to folks at the meeting. Oh well. Anyway, it looks good. It will be reviewed and finalized this week. With any luck, the anthology […]

Fateful Bridge

Preview: The Good Book

December 1, 2018 dkeener 0

Enjoy this preview of the first chapter of my novelette, The Good Book, available on Amazon in both print and ebook format. It’s the story of a man who he thinks he has nothing left to live for…and a magic book that shows him how wrong he is. Malcolm Jameson […]

Road Trip

Preview: Road Trip

November 19, 2018 dkeener 0

This a preview of my story, Road Trip, which will be published in February 2019 (real soon now). It’s Chapter 1 of an urban fantasy set in 2003 and featuring a former Marine injured in the war in Afghanistan. Rocco Fitch spotted the beggar on his regular morning walk to […]