Inspiration for Smugglers in Paradise series

A reader recently asked me what was the inspiration for my SMUGGLERS IN PARADISE series. This might be a good topic to talk about in a couple of blog posts. I’ll start with book one – GAME OF WIT AND CHANCE: BEGINNINGS. This story is best described as a family saga using passion and tragedy…

Eating my way through Manila

I’m spending a couple of weeks in the Philippines visiting good friends, doing research, meeting readers, and trying to get better connected. While I’m at it, I’m eating good food. I’m staying at an extremely reasonable boutique hotel in Makati, a business district in the heart of Metro Manila, that is close to some great…

One Fish, Two Fish, Big Fish, Little Fish: Silver Dawn

Released on June 5, 2016, One Fish, Two Fish, Big Fish, Little Fish: Silver Dawn is the second book in the Smugglers in Paradise series, a family saga pitting brother against brother and following several generations of the Ramos family from Portland to Southeast Asia and back again. To order the Amazon Kindle or paperback…