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Splash in the Pool
Four young men from different socio-economic backgrounds meet while serving in the U.S. Navy. Relationships and a natural support group slowly develop. Completed...
Splash on the Screen
This is the continuation of adventures of four young men introduced in Volume I. It would be extremely helpful to have read "Splash in the Pool" for an understanding of the re-occuring characters and plot lines. Any reference to actual persons, living or dead, is only to enhance the fictional nature of the story and does not suggest a particular sexual orientation. Completed...
Splash on the Web
The main characters from the first two Splash stories return as supporting players in this tale of murder and intrigue. Private Investigator Oleg Petrov, a partner in AOI's West Coast security operation, is asked to help prove the innocence of a young man charged with the death of a Valley porn producer. Completed...
It Stays in Vegas
Drew is an ambitious, young manager at a Las Vegas casino resort who becomes smitten with an arriving guest. Danger lurks as their friendship grows. Completed...
Young Cray flees from his hostile home in Utah and heads south to Las Vegas. Through meeting a few mentoring adults, he is able to survive, find a new home and start school. His adult friends are in the swirl of this gambling epi-center. This is a sequel to It Stays in Vegas. Completed...
This is the third and final volume of the Las Vegas series. In Shifting Sands, time has advanced one and a half years. Drew Reichardt and his partner Bob Harrington have kept busy working at the luxurious Barcelona Resort and Casino while forming a family unit that includes young Cray Gamble. Spike, Lou Jr., and Mario all return in this continuing tale that takes place in a recessionary Entertainment Capital of the World. And Jack Gamble becomes a featured character as events unfold. Completed...
Domes and Teapots
The dynamics of Washington, D.C. swirl around in the background as we follow the lives of four young men who work in different government-related jobs. Intrigue intertwines with personal relationships in this intimate behind-the-scenes depiction of politics in action as the nation approaches the 2006 elections. Completed...
Life's A Grind
Jeremy and his group of friends are seniors at a Chicago high school. He juggles a part-time job (to help pay expenses at home) with the academic challenges and school activities of his final school year. His life reaches a watershed moment when he is offered a very unique job at the same time questions about sexual orientation are tested and answered. Completed...
With the high-powered Chicago business climate as a backdrop, we follow the life of a young successful executive - Jerry Franklin. Although a superstar in his company, the long term relationship with his lover is falling apart. A chance meeting with a younger guy is a catalyst to new love and unexpected challenges in business for Jerry. Completed...
That's The Chicago Way!
With the politically-charged, dynamic metropolis of Chicago as a backdrop, politics, corruption, murder and romance are woven into a tale about a variety of relationships. The primary characters of Thatís the Chicago Way include a popular television news anchor, a resourceful college student, a personal assistant/lawyer for a crafty wheeler-dealer, and a junior associate of AOI Security. AOI is an international security firm that has been the part of several past stories. Completed
A Reservation for Three
A young restaurant manager's personal life is in a real slump until he meets a manager from a nearby restaurant. Complications occur when someone from his past reappears after several year's absence. ...In Series
Peter Grows Up
It's been 70 years since Peter Pan romped around Neverland with Wendy and The Boys, and he's lonely. Tink picks up on Peter's unhappiness and hatches a plan to change that... Completed...
Brock Burnett, once one of the hottest movie stars and a Hollywood legend, has fallen on hard times. A chance meeting with an old friend and a bizarre turn of events may change his life... Completed...
Trick Or Treat
Halloween trick or treating leads to a romance... Completed...
I reside in the beautiful Southern California Palm Springs desert and still single..but I haven't given up looking for love.
The first part of my life was the Midwest. After growing up in Iowa, I ventured East and graduated from Michigan State University with a BS in Hotel-Restaurant Management. And yes, there is a reason that the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity occasionally is mentioned in a story. "Phi Alpha" to brother SAEs.
After a stint in the Navy as an Officer (managing an officer's club), I expanded a professional career in the hospitality industry that started in New York, and then, continued to Chicago, Phoenix and finally, California. "Go West, Young Man!"
One of the benefits of working in the hotel and restaurant business is the opportunity to meet a wide variety of people from all walks of life, observe different personalities and analyze distinct emotions. Watching at close range this composite human experience has helped me 'flesh out' the characters in my stories.