Tagged: thriller

A plague on the loose

There’s a plague on the loose. It’s the next story in the Perry Helion saga, The Ceres Plague. Ceres is live on Amazon and you can catch it here. This is one plague you want...

The Konkoly Interrogation

Steve Konkoly (seen menacingly at left), the major domo, the grand poobah of the Perseid Collapse series — now a Kindle World on Amazon — throws me the tough questions in an interview on his web site. Using bright...

Joining Steve’s World

I’m happy to report that my novella, The Borealis Incident has joined Steve Konkoly’s The Perseid Collapse Kindle World today as Steve’s Kindle World (KW) launched on Amazon. Check out all the titles here. How did this master inveigle...

Will this robot sub find the Atlas Fracture?

Scientists from the UK, USA and Australia are using a sonar equipped robot sub to measure Antarctic ice shelves from the underside. Will this little robot swim under the Ross ice shelf and find...

Sporty Spy Vehicle

In the final scenes of my upcoming thriller, The Ceres Plague, Perry Helion has to crash a private party driving a Belaz 7555 mining dump truck (also called a “haul truck”). Not your usual...

Ceres Plague first draft and Provideniya

The final scenes of the next Perry Helion thriller, The Ceres Plague, take place in the struggling Russian Bering Sea settlement, Provideniya. Like some other cities in Russia — and America — Provideniya has seen...

Research catches up to Dr. Crandee

Writers often do research for their books. And while most of that digging is routine —  street names, bullet calibers and wine chateaus — it can delve into some wonky, specialized corners. Sometimes this...

White Alice

Their odd, parabolic shapes loom strange in the treeless tundra of the Arctic. Like alien eyes or movie screens where there are people. Even the name is enigmatic: White Alice. A name that suggests...

Coldest, driest, windiest, highest

Right off the bat, The Atlas Fracture is a different thriller. A novel set in Antarctica is a rare creature. And for good reason: Antarctica is a land of extremes. The frozen continent is...