“Tick, Tick, Boom!” – Part 4

Dave sat cross-legged on the floor next to Moreen with the rest of the hostages. Muffled sobbing came from someone behind him, along with soothing whispers and a murmured Hail Mary. “Everything’s going to be okay,” Dave had told everyone when the gunmen had first corralled them. He fervently hoped he hadn’t lied. Out ofContinue reading ““Tick, Tick, Boom!” – Part 4″

“Tick, Tick, Boom!” – Part 3

Arm linked with the Prophet Kid, Val escorted him to where Eddy waited in a parked car behind the warehouse. Val opened the back door and nudged the kid inside. “Eddy, meet the Prophet Kid. Prophet Kid, Eddy.” Eddy Capello was a big, barrel-chested man who’d worked for Val’s family since before she’d been born.Continue reading ““Tick, Tick, Boom!” – Part 3″

“Tick, Tick, Boom!” – Part 2

David Del Toro saw the crowd in front of the courthouse the moment the car turned onto 6th Street. His head thumped against the back of his seat, and he resisted the urge to groan. “I don’t suppose you know a back way in?” he asked the driver. “No, sir. Sorry. I’ll get you asContinue reading ““Tick, Tick, Boom!” – Part 2″

“Tick, Tick, Boom!” – Part 1

Valentina Belmonte was waiting for a police van. She stood in an alley between two warehouses, drinking a mango smoothie as she watched cars pass by. Some kind of office building stood across the cracked, pothole-filled street. She should have talked her way in there and waited in the air-conditioning. The shade from the warehousesContinue reading ““Tick, Tick, Boom!” – Part 1″

Fight Crime! (A Love Story)

David Del Toro just wants to make the world a better place. It would be nice if he could find a way to do that without punching people, but as the superhero White Knight, that’s kind of in the job description. Valentina Belmonte has one small, simple goal: to be the greatest supervillain who everContinue reading “Fight Crime! (A Love Story)”

Villainous News & Interview

Villainous has broken into the top 100 in Amazon’s superhero category. (It’s hanging out at #56 at the time of this writing.) Thank you everybody for helping it get there! And the super cool Amberly Smith has an interview with me up on her website here. We talk about Hero Status, comic books, and sharksContinue reading “Villainous News & Interview”

Villainous Cover Reveal

I’ve kept you guys waiting for this one for a while, but here it is. The final cover for Villainous: I’m scheduled to send the book off to my editor at the end of this month and should hopefully have it finished and up on Amazon by the end of September. This is a littleContinue reading “Villainous Cover Reveal”

News and Links

Hero Status has been out for about two months now, and it’s still hanging in there on Amazon’s bestseller list for superhero fiction! This completely blows my mind and smashes my expectations for this book (granted, my expectations were very, very low, but still). Hero Status has also gotten some great reviews, one from theContinue reading “News and Links”