Barrayar – by Lois McMaster Bujold

Winner of four Hugo awards for best novel, Lois McMaster Bujold never disappoints. Having read Cryoburn, the most recent of her fourteen-book Vorkosigan saga, I decided to go back to the beginning. When I found the second installment, Barrayar, I read it immediately. Cordelia Naismith Vorkosigan finds herself, to borrow from Robert Heinlein, a stranger … Read more

Works in Progress

In Last Gleaming – Love and Death in the Time of Pandemic, William Wakefield, whom Parker’s readers will remember from Pronounced Ponce, is now a college freshman. He meets and falls in love with Misty Sax, whom we met in Fly Away. William is pursuing his dreams of becoming a journalist. With help from his … Read more

(Coming 10/8/2020) Pronounced Ponce – The Midtown Murders:

Peachtree City housewife Allison Embry has a problem… make that two. Her husband is cheating on her, and now she’s killed her drug-dealing, eighteen-year-old boyfriend. As one bad decision leads to another Allison’s life slowly unravels. Atlanta police lieutenant Paxton Davis, nearing retirement, finds himself embroiled in a homicide investigation that resurrects memories of 1979, … Read more

Unfinished Business

In April 1968 twenty-six-year-old newspaper reporter Tom Williams travels to Atlanta to cover the funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King. Inspired by this experience, he returns to his hometown of Monrovia, Florida seeking justice in the lynching of a childhood friend, a young Black man falsely accused of rape and murder.  For Tom this is … Read more