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Attention Kindle Owners

 

 

Don’t drink too much in a Vegas casino and then be lured upstairs by a strange woman. (Photo by Flood G. – Flickr)

 

 

 

The Organ Takers, The Organ Growers, and The Final Push are now available in the Kindle Owners Lending Library and on Kindle Unlimited. If you’re not sure that my style of writing suits you, read a few chapters or a few pages risk free and see what you think. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The ghost heart. “Ghost” organs may someday make it possible to grow human organs in the laboratory.

 

 

 

 

To learn about the inspiration behind the stories, read sample chapters, and watch some relevant videos, follow the links in the column to your left.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can Human Organs be Grown in the Laboratory?

    In The Organ Takers I show you a lab full of organs that have been grown from porcine (pig) scaffolds and human stem cells.   In The Organ Growers I take you through the process of growing a human kidney using human stem cells and a porcine kidney.     But, can human organs really be grown in the lab?   To date, relatively simple… Continue Reading

The Organ Takers Wins an IndieFab Honorable Mention

  The Organ Takers was awarded the honorable mention spot for the thriller & suspense category in Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards for 2014.   After the gold, silver, and bronze winners, that means The Organ Takers finished in fourth place, which translates to third loser. But hey, not bad for a debut novel that was… Continue Reading

The Final Push is Now Perma-Free

  What is Perma-Free?    The Final Push: a short story of surgical suspense (35 pages print length) is now permanently free on Amazon, Kobo, iTunes, and Google Play. I tried to make it free for Barnes & Noble Nook Book, but they won’t let me, and they don’t price match.   What’s the big deal?  This… Continue Reading

The Organ Takers is an IndieFab Finalist

  The Organ Takers has been selected as a finalist in Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards for 2014. What is Foreword Reviews?   Foreword Reviews is both an online and print review journal that reviews independently published books. It is distributed quarterly to 7500 librarians and booksellers and is also available at most Barnes &… Continue Reading

The Organ Takers Launch Day

  That’s right. The Organ Takers launches today and is now available in hardcover, paperback, and e-book formats from all of the major retailers. Go to the preview page to learn about the story and what inspired it. Go to the books page for links to retailers. View the latest book bubble here.          Watch… Continue Reading