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How To Publish Now
How To Publish Now reviews the world of self-publishing, examines and compares the leading digital or Print on Demand (POD) publishers, reveals the costs and benefits to writers in the printing packages offered, recommends how to select a publisher, and warns writers to stay away from the costly and unproven marketing packages – some costing upwards of $14,000.

Learn how to publish your novel, poetry, family history, cook, photography, how-to, or nonfiction book by a reputable publisher and have it listed on Amazon at minimal cost.

Moments of Truth
A revealing collection of over a hundred true and untold stories – a rich amalgam of people, places, and events involving the author and those who have crossed his path in life from U.S. Presidents to lunch with and advice from Lucky Luciano and closing bars with Peter Ustinov.


1954 Adventures in New York
In trouble in school, home, and on the streets, a young man with the help of friends struggles to find himself. It’s a journey, really an oftentimes zany adventure, to turn things around while dealing with the many temptations that New York City offered in 1954.

Lonely No More
The story, set in New York City’s colorful and constantly changing neighborhoods of Queens and Brooklyn, and the posh River House overlooking Sutton Place and the East River, links two desperate people, an alcoholic and a recovering addict in a story about police corruption and NYC’s emerging Eastern European mafia.

Altar Boy
Travel life’s arcs of a young New Yorker, who rejects the priesthood, becomes a devoted husband and father, and achieves professional success as a lawyer and judge until his happy life is dashed by his wife’s struggles with ALS and his rebellious granddaughter’s marriage into a crime family.

The Night Clerks
When an aspiring actress is murdered in New York City, a dedicated investigator exonerates her wrongfully accused lover, but before the case is cracked a leading suspect is killed. In the search for the killer the closet door of sexual orientation is opened and insensitively handled by the NYPD.

Slamming the Close
A Chinese temptress orchestrates murder and mayhem in a worldwide commodity scam.
This fast paced story of treachery, deceit, violence, and ruination begins when three cotton merchants conspire with Hong Kong and Beijing operatives and a corrupt Chinese government official to execute a plan to drive down the price of cotton.

Kitty's Rules
Sexual high jinks, mayhem, murder, and humor lace this fast-paced New York City thriller when a psychopathic sexual predator lures two NYPD Detectives into her controlling web as they achieve hero status in a deadly confrontation with a vicious leader of the Russian Mafia.

Dinner in Bordeaux
This thriller is forever current in today’s world where the fear of terror prevails. The story deals with realities of the post-9/11 viewed through the mindset of Muslim terrorist, their hatred for the ways of the West, and their ongoing effort to bring about change through radical measures.

Capitol Punishment
A prominent Washington lobbyist has the final say with Congressmen and Senators who have voted against him or taken advantage of their position with young women when he snuffs out their lives.

The Washington Post said “Capitol Punishment… is a murder mystery worth noting. The reason: It’s a deeply felt but rarely expressed fantasy held by thousands of professional influence peddlers.”

Sugar Time
A daring and bizarre robbery of a sugar refinery payroll in the Queens Plaza subway station goes wrong for the perpetrators when two Cubans planning the same robbery take the money and run.

This fictionalized version of an unsolved Long Island City payroll holdup takes place at the onset of the Cuban Sugar Embargo, when two officers on a ship carrying bulk sugar to a refinery in Long Island City planned their escape from the Castro regime.


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A dramatic love story set in New York City and Charleston, South Carolina, that uncoils the mysteries of life, taking the reader from physical love to long-time separation, rediscovery, a startling revelation, forgiveness, and a possible second chance for redemption.
How To Self Publish
How To Publish Now reviews the world of self-publishing, examines and compares the leading digital or Print on Demand (POD) publishers, reveals the costs and benefits to writers in the printing packages offered, recommends how to select a publisher, and warns writers to stay away from the costly and unproven marketing packages – some costing upwards of $14,000. Learn how to publish your novel, poetry, family history, cook, photography, how-to, or nonfiction book by a reputable publisher and have it listed on Amazon at minimal cost.
Memoir
Over 100 revealing true stories about Presidents, a Pope, interesting characters, and events.
A young man struggles to finds his way amidst the temptations of New York City.
Fiction
An alcoholic and a recovering addict find love in a drama involving police corruption.
Spurning the priesthood, a young man marries, achieves professional success, and overcomes family challenges.
The search for an aspiring actress’ killer opens the closet door in this thriller.
A Chinese temptress orchestrates murder and mayhem in a worldwide commodity scam.
Sexual high jinks, mayhem, murder, and humor lace this fast-paced New York City thriller.
Weeks after 9/11, Pakistani terrorists plan to kill Madame Chirac, the First Lady of France.
A Washington lobbyist murders Congressmen and Senators on the wrong side of the issues.
The loot from a well-planned NYC payroll holdup ends up in the wrong hands.