The Bookie Monster Spotlights The Rules of Supervillainy

The Bookie Monster, one of my favorite review sites on the internet, has done me a delightful favor of spotlighting The Rules of Supervillainy. It has an excerpt from the first chapter which, hopefully, will give some undecided readers an idea of what they’ll find within the work.

Gary Karkofsky is an ordinary guy with an ordinary life living in an extraordinary world. Supervillains, heroes, and monsters are a common part of the world he inhabits. Yet, after the death of his hometown’s resident superhero, he gains the amazing gift of the late champion’s magical cloak. Deciding he prefers to be rich rather than good, Gary embarks on a career as Merciless: The Supervillain Without MercyTM.

But is he evil enough to be a villain in America’s most crime-ridden city?

Gary soon finds himself surrounded by a host of the worst of Falconcrest City’s toughest criminals. Supported by his long-suffering wife, his ex-girlfriend turned professional henchwoman, and a has-been evil mastermind, Gary may end up being not the hero they want but the villain they need.

This is one of my favorite works and one which has proven very popular with fans. If you love superheroes, give it a try.

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Awesome Q&A with Ragnarok Publications

My publishers, Ragnarok Publications, were kind enough to sit down and have a talk with me about my books. They asked a lot of really fun questions which I had a great time answering. We got to talk about WRAITH KNIGHT, ESOTERRORISM, and other books which are on my schedule for working on.

My favorite question from the Q&A?

Name one fantasy character your protagonist could best in battle and explain why.

Why restrict myself to one?┬áHere’s a short list of fantasy match-ups!

Harry Dresden: Harry would blast Derek to smithereens in a straight-up fight but Derek is the kind of guy who would use a sniper-rifle on our favorite wizard if he could. Both of them would cheat and wise-crack the entire way.

James Bond: Derek would destroy every single one of them except the Sean Connery and Daniel Craig versions. Timothy Dalton might give him a hard time, though.

Bruce Lee: Derek would fanboy out and ask for his autograph.

Jason Bourne: Derek would win, but it would utterly wreck the room they’re in and leave him badly injured.

John Constantine: John would tell Derek he needs to “Lighten up, mate.” Derek would tell him to quit smoking. It’d end up in a bar fight.

Lara Croft: Lara, because Derek uses a single gun like a normal person. Shannon would kick her ass, though. Derek would also try asking her out…if he survived the first round.

Emma Peel: Shannon would win, then feel terrible about it.

Black Widow: That would be something I’d pay money to see.

Red Sonja: Shannon would lose. Red has a history of fighting her type of person (no spoilers).

Dracula: Shannon and Derek fight him in book #2, no lie!

Hilarious questions and quite a few informative ones too.

You can read the interview here.

The Bookie Monster Spotlights Esoterrorism!


I’m very pleased to say The Bookie Monster, a website I’ve long loved, has taken the time to spotlight my latest book. It provides an excerpt of the work, information about the book, and a lovely little collection of facts.

Check it out!

There are no good guys in the world of shadows…but maybe some bad men are better than others.

Derek Hawthorne was born to be an agent of the Red Room. Literally. Raised in a conspiracy which has protected the world from the supernatural for centuries, he’s never been anything other than a servant of their agenda. Times are changing, though, and it may not be long before their existence is exposed.

When a routine mission uncovers the latest plan of the magical terrorist, the Wazir, Derek finds himself saddled with a new partner. Who is the mysterious but deadly Shannon O’Reilly? What is her agenda? Couple this with the discovery the Red Room has a mole seeking to frame Derek for treason and you have a plot which might bring down a millennium-old organization. Can he stop the Wazir’s mission to expose the supernatural? And should he?

Esoterrorism is available for purchase from

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