Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Best Thriller Writers — Ever (Part I)

  In a previous post, “My Moral Teachers Were Fictional Lawbreakers,” I discussed the seminal role that the fictional “vigilantes” of my youth played in my moral development. But their creators—the authors of thriller novels—played a formative role in my … Continue reading

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A stunning review of “HUNTER”

Roger Donway, reviewing HUNTER for The Atlasphere, opens with the words: “I demand a sequel.” Then this: To say that HUNTER is a well-structured novel is an understatement…. There is nothing of philosophizing or pontificating or preaching in HUNTER. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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How the Lone Ranger inspired me to write thrillers

I mentioned this in passing in my previous post. But now I fully…er…unmask myself and reveal the vigilante inspiration for my turn to thriller-writing. Thanks much to award-winning indie author Nathan Lowell for inviting me to do this guest post: … Continue reading

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My Moral Teachers Were Fictional Lawbreakers

Interviewers have been asking me which writers have been most influential in my own development as a novelist. In coming posts, I shall pay homage to those authors. But first, I thought I would take a journey back many decades, … Continue reading

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Nurturing the Vigilante-Author Attitude

One of the most important things you’ll ever do in life is to develop the right attitude. There’s an old saying that “Your attitude determines your altitude.” And it’s true. Nobody flies higher in life than their attitude — at … Continue reading

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“HUNTER” and its author are featured in new interviews and reviews

I’m delighted that HUNTER: A Thriller has won over several other “vigilante authors.” Three fellow thriller writers have been generous in lavishing attention and praise on the book and its author in recent days. Doug Dorow, author of The Ninth … Continue reading

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Upcoming at “The Vigilante Author”

Book promotion has consumed a lot of time in the past couple of weeks. However, I want to let you know what is coming up in “The Vigilante Blog.” A few years ago, I edited and contributed to a magazine, … Continue reading

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“HUNTER” status report

For fans of the novel, I’m thrilled to report that HUNTER begins the month of September reader-ranked as the #1 “Top Rated” title in five separate categories on Kindle: * “Mysteries & Thrillers“ * “Thrillers“ * “Romance“ * “Romantic Suspense“ … Continue reading

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