Welcome to my fictional worlds. I write fantasy with bite featuring anti-heroes and outcasts trying to save the day. Each plot gives heroes a challenge and villains a purpose. On this page you'll find information on my novels with links to cover art, sample chapters and additional information. Whether you want superheroes, dragons, vigilantes, or Vegas I've got them all!
A TIME OF DRAGONS SERIES
Genre: Dragon Fantasy/Sword & Sorcery (Age 18+)
A slayer of dragons, tasked with royal commands, has a change of heart when she learns the truth about her next target that alters her entire life's purpose. It's a symphony of sword and sorcery, high fantasy, and a heroic quest that is like The Mandalorian merging with Game of Thrones. Fans of Mistborn or The First Law Trilogy will fall in love with Rayna and her adventures in A Time of Dragons.
SILKE'S STRIKE FORCE SERIES
Genre: Superhero Urban Fantasy (Age 15+)
After discovering she has superpowers, a young woman joins a team of elite individuals to combat a ruthless terrorist organization endowed with powers of their own. For fans of superhero stories like X-Men and Suicide Squad and readers of The Mortal Instruments or Brandon Sanderson's Reckoners series.
VEGAS VIGILANTES SERIES
Genre: Dark Urban Fantasy (Adult)
Stories of the supernatural in Sin City include a security captain fighting a magical maniac with a theatrical flair for murder; A trio of Valkyries trying to return to Asgard by capturing magic fugitives as bounty hunters; An assassin for hire seeking revenge on the vampire cartel who tried to kill her; and three different factions fighting for control of the casino empire in Las Vegas.
DEMON HUNTER SERIES
Genre: Dark Fantasy (Age 15+)
Costa Calabrese longed for a life of adventure. Battling demons and vampires he could've done without. As the newly appointed hunter of demons he must take up the role his bloodline demands of him, whether he wants to or not. A classic hero's journey that has been compared to Conan, The Odyssey, Priest of the Blood, and Gulliver's Travels. Best Series Nominee 2012
DEMON HUNTRESS SERIES
Genre: Dark Fantasy (Age 15+)
Time is running out for Khalen Calabrese, last of the demon hunter line. As her family blood curse grows stronger, it is Khalen who has become the hunted. Now she must take up the title she never wanted before the darkness claims her. Continues from the Demon Hunter series but reads easily as its own stories.
Genre: Medieval Drama (Adult)
In a violent time where respect was taken at the tip of a sword, and gladiators were the rockstars of their era, two women will stake their claim in a sport of death dominated by men to fulfill their respective destinies.Nadja the slave girl, as sensuous as she is savage, captured and forced into training to become a gladiator. She fights hard and well, intent on attaining a long sought freedom. Liza, the Queen, as passionate as she is powerful, married into royalty but her adventurous spirit leads her down the path of the gladiator. Mindful of her husband, the King she shields her identity and fights in secrecy.Two goals, one victor. They are a parallel of ability and a paradox of style...who shall succeed?
THEATER of PAIN
Genre: Thriller (Adult)
"A thorough and thought provoking page turner. It brought me back to a parallel, real-time setting to the extent of real life spectacle illusion. The journey for the curiosity seekers will leave you guessing...’Did the writer know some inside stories?’ Absolutley fun and an easy read. Amazing book! I highly recommend it.” -Madusa, WWE Hall of Famer
One of the biggest names in pro wrestling has just been murdered and there’s an entire roster of suspects. Heavyweight champion, Jason Dunjeon, is at the top of the list. To clear his name, he pairs with Vince Vinchelli, a homicide detective with a disdain for pro wrestling. In this arena, it’s a battle royal fight to the death. If you enjoyed The Wrestler or Heels, or you like fast-paced thrillers, you'll love Theater of Pain!
SINS & VIRTUES
Genre: Thriller (Age 15+)
Fantasy novelist Ben Haskins has taken a remote cabin in the wilderness to revive his shaky marriage and failing career.
Within the peaceful surroundings he runs into real trouble when convicted murderer Sam Mitchell breaks into the cabin after she escapes from prison.
Marked by a dark past of abuse Sam is volatile and ready to snap. It is up to Ben to use his writer's gift of words to diffuse the situation before time runs out for them both.
PHOENIX RISING SHORT STORY
Genre: Thriller (Adult)
Former army sniper John Phoenix has brought his work home with him. As a professional hitman he does very bad things to very bad people for very good reasons.
When Phoenix wakes in a pool of his own blood he finds himself entangled in a deadly plot of gun-running, headed by a former member of his unit. This time the hit is on the hitman and Phoenix must use everything in his arsenal if he is to survive.
A full packed thriller in a convenient snack size! If you liked Reacher, you'll love Phoenix!!
BE YOUR OWN SUPERHERO
Genre: Non-Fiction; Personal Development
There’s a hero in all of us. Sometimes unlocking our powers takes some coaching.
Everybody loves a hero. Courageous, self-sacrificing people that keep us honest and give us strength. That hero lies within you. All it takes is some coaxing to bring out your “super” self. Combining a series of real-world tactics, with examples from comic book heroes, this practical guide provides the tools to create that “superhero” version of yourself.
Manage your day, increase your confidence, find your super friends, and defeat the arch nemesis holding you back from realizing your dreams. Through journaling exercises and introspection, tap into the unique talents that make you a superhero. No capes needed. This is your origin story. Make it super!